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News Trans-Pacific Partnership in UK sights

The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

'Formidable' former SA Human Rights Commissioner Danny Titus dies

Trailblazing US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies; succession battle loomsAccording to Brits, Titus left deep footprints in periods of change, ...

UK PM raises possibility of new lockdown

PanARMENIAN.Net - Roughly 10 million people in England face new virus restrictions amid a spike in new cases. The country's ...

Wake-up call for Gilgit-Baltistan

By Dr Amjad Ayub MirzaGlasglow [UK], September 19 (ANI): Recently Pakistan's opposition parties thwarted an attempt by Pakistan's Prime Minister ...

Patrick Reed seizes US Open lead with closing birdie at Winged Foot

Masters winnerFourth-ranked Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion, and England's Lee Westwood each followed 67s on Thursday with 76s Friday ...

Global call for strengthening UN system amid 75 anniversary

Massive projections on Sustainable Development Goals are seen on the north facade of the Secretariat building, and west facade of ...

Azarenka aids injured opponent in Rome

Victoria Azarenka showed her sporting prowess last week when she won the U.S. Open women's singles title. On Friday in ...

A week in Covid-19: infections rise, notably in Europe

As the number of infections increase across the world, and especially in Europe, here is a weekly roundup of developments ...

European Countries Announce New Coronavirus Restrictions

European countries announced new coronavirus restrictions Friday, one day after the World Health Organization warned infections have started to spread ...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln: WHO

A man wearing a face mask walks by a memorial for COVID-19 victims in front of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn ...

EU regulator backs dexamethasone as Covid-19 treatment

Europe's healthcare regulator has endorsed using dexamethasone to treat Covid-19 patients with breathing difficulties, paving the way for the steroid ...

Why Arm's sale to Nvidia has stunned the tech industry

Arm, the Cambridge-based microchip designer is a British tech success story. The firm designs software and semiconductors that are used ...

When Russia appeared in William Shakespeare's plays

Culture Sept 18 2020 Ajay Kamalakaran Getty Images; Legion Media; Tretyakov gallery Despite Russia's overwhelming passion for the bard's works, ...

Three Women in Final Five for WTO Leadership Race

GENEVA - Three women, two of them from Africa, advanced to the second round of selection to become the next ...

Mayflower 400: how the pilgrims coped with separation

Those who emigrated on the Mayflower in 1620 seeking religious liberty might not have realised the challenges that lay ahead ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 18)

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Wallabies turn to England's Geoff Parling as forwards coach

Former England lock Geoff Parling was Friday appointed forwards coach for the Wallabies ahead of Bledisloe Cup Tests against the ...

Germany, France, UK Rebuke Beijing Over South China Sea

The United Kingdom, France and Germany have signed a joint note denouncing China's claims in the South China Sea, in ...

City mayor, British envoy sign 'Better Health Programme' MOU

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 18 (PIA) - Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Trenas and British Ambassador to the Philippines Daniel Pruce virtually ...

Thomas grabs US Open lead, SA's Oosthuizen 2 shots adrift

, the 2010 British Open champion.Four-time major winner McIlroy, playing his first major round since becoming a father with the ...

UN urges solidarity, cooperation as global COVID-19 cases top 30 million

A Palestinian artist paints a mural in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah, on Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo by ...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln: Johns Hopkins University

The United States reported the most cases and deaths around the world, which stood at 6,669,322 and 197,554, respectively.NEW YORK, ...

Germany, France, U.K. Rebuke Beijing Over South China Sea

The United Kingdom, France and Germany have signed a joint note denouncing China's claims in the South China Sea, in ...

Why we need a global citizens' assembly on gene editing

Developments in gene editing are often met with moral panic. Every new announcement raises outrage over the audacity of scientists ...

Christie's to Put Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton Up for Auction

The British auction house Christie's announced this week that it would sell the largest and most complete known skeleton of ...

British Airways boss defends virus job losses

British Airways chief executive Alex Cruz defended heavy job cuts at the airline after coronavirus decimated demand, declaring that customers ...

Roglic in Tour de France control as Ineos duo shine in Alpine break

Slovenia's Primoz Roglic retained his lead on compatriot Tadej Pogacar atop the Tour de France standings after stage 18 as ...

Britain Begins Strict Regional COVID-19 Lockdown

Britain's health secretary, Matt Hancock, has announced new lockdown measures on the northeast of England after a significant surge in ...

Will the UK really join the CPTPP free-trade bloc in Asia-Pacific?

The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

Navalny's Team: Water Bottle with Poison Traces Found in Hotel Room

Associates of Alexei Navalny say traces of the nerve agent used to poison the Russian opposition politician were found on ...

Tiger, Rory try for early charge as US Open begins

Spain's Rahm will launch his run at a first major crown in the group after Johnson, playing alongside England's Paul ...

Leinster reap rewards of school rugby scouting

Ward, who made one memorable appearance for the British and Irish Lions, scoring 18 points against South Africa in 1980, ...

US Open: Let Winged Foot be Winged Foot, let golfers beware

Winged Foot will be Winged Foot, and that should be all it takes to produce a classic"The golf course is ...

How Russia took Finland away from Sweden

History Sept 17 2020 Boris Egorov Helena Schjerfbeck For the Swedes, losing Finland to the Russian Tsar was their greatest ...

US Vows to Restore International Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON - The United States vowed to assert a "snapback" of all prior international sanctions on Iran, effective 8 p.m. Eastern ...

US Wildfires Send Haze Across Continent, Beyond

The smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western United States is stretching clear across the country - and even ...

US Open at Winged Foot could have gone West

The US Open tees off Thursday at Winged Foot, but there was a time in the pandemic-disrupted year that plans ...

Guide to the Classics: The Secret Garden and the healing power of nature

Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden has been described as "the most significant children's book of the 20th century."First published ...

Mayflower 400: were the Pilgrims asylum seekers or subversives?

They were enemies of the state - religious malcontents and political subversives. This left England's most radical puritans with just ...

Britain needs to grow more trees - are sheep farms the answer?

Britain's green fields and "wild" uplands may have become important parts of the national heritage, but they are landscapes wholly ...

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Trump to nominate third justice following Ginsburg's death

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's ...

Threat of global famine looming yet again, says UN food body chief

The global hunger crisis caused by conflict and now compounded by COVID-19 is moving into a dangerous phase, the head ...

Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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