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US Designates Confucius Institutes 'Foreign Missions' of China

The United States on Thursday designated the Confucius Institute education program as a "foreign mission" of China, setting up the ...

Live COVID-19 updates

A man wearing a face mask walks on the street in Havana, Cuba, Aug. 10, 2020. (Photo by Joaquin Hernandez/Xinhua)World: ...

Larsen up one at delayed Scottish Open

Denmark's Nicole Broch Larsen holds a one-shot lead at the delayed Ladies Scottish Open with a first-round 67. Heavy fog ...

China Embraces Bigger Internet with Virtually Unlimited IP Addresses

China is pushing for the adoption of a new worldwide Internet Protocol that could make the internet bigger and faster, ...

Southampton sign Ghana defender Salisu from Valladolid

Southampton signed Ghana defender Mohammed Salisu from Real Valladolid in a Pound 10.9 million ($14 million) deal on Wednesday.Salisu has ...

As schools prepare to reopen during COVID-19, are the kids alright?

As September approaches and schools prepare to reopen, there are concerns for children, including the risk they might spread COVID-19, ...

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Trump stuns with diplomatic breakthrough, UAE and Israel form pact

ABU DHABI, UAE - A phone call by U.S. President Donald Trump clinched what is being described as an 'historic ...

3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...

NYC man who was on way to join Pakistani terrorist group sentenced

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A man who was arrested as he was about to board a plane at ...

WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...

Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...