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Slowdown in demand causes Iowa counties to turn away more vaccines

DES MOINES, Iowa: As the number of Iowa residents who have been vaccinated against Covid rises, the demand has fallen ...

Fighting lockdown fatigue, Dutch government slowly eases restrictions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the easing of the country's months-long coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday. A ...

Small chance of blood clots, so Canada's Ontario OKs AstraZeneca

TORONTO, Canada: The province of Ontario, Canada will offer AstraZeneca vaccines to people 40 years and over. This follows a ...

Concerns over Covid causes U.S. to urge not traveling to 80% or world

WASHINGTON D.C.: Citing the need to protect U.S. citizens from contracting the Coronavirus, the U.S. State Department said on April ...

Expect Covid booster after one year, says Pfizer CEO

NEW YORK, New York: Those who have been inoculated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine will likely need a third ...

'There will be consequences' to death of Navalny, warns U.S. official

WASHINGTON D.C.: Russia should expect a strong response from the United States if imprisoned political leader Alexei Navalny dies during ...

American woman dies at 115, had 193 grand, great grandchildren

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Hester McCardell Ford, age 115 to 116 and believed to be the oldest living person in ...

After 10 hours, Chauvin jury returns guilty verdict

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday in the death of ...

212 million doses of Covid vaccines now delivered across U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C. - As of Monday, April 19, 132.3 million people have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 ...

Italy will be late with plan for massive aid, says EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium: EU officials believe Italy will miss the April 30 deadline for submitting its Recovery Plan to the European ...

The most OUTRAGEOUS laws people were jailed for in the USSR

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, all these provisions of the law were abolished, but until then, it had ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | April 23, 2021

BEIJING, April 23 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Israel, San Juan promote urban gardening on Earth Day

Hundreds of vegetable kits were distributed to promote urban gardening among the youth. In photo: (L-R) Ms. Kate P. Enriquez ...

Community pantry organized by fratmen in NV supports local farmers

BAMBANG, Nueva Vizcaya, April 24 (PIA) - The established community pantry of the Alpha Phi Omega International Service Fraternity and ...

IATA welcomes WHO emergency committee recommendations

Geneva [Switzerland], April 23 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to comply with recommendations on international ...

India Reports Record Number of COVID Infections, Again

COVID-19 is surging at an astounding rate in India. The South Asian nation's health ministry said Friday it had counted ...

Angel Broking appoints Narayan Gangadhar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Taking its Fintech First ambitions a notch higher, FinTech brokerage firm Angel Broking ...

Xinhua Commentary: China's climate ambition and action

© Provided by Xinhua China has been committed to harmony between man and nature, green development, systemic governance, a people-centered ...

Developed countries urged to honor commitment on climate change assistance

© Provided by Xinhua "Developing countries will achieve a similar ambition if the commitment of developed countries is credible with ...

Earth Day 2021: Stop taking the Earth for granted

New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): April 22 marks the 51st year of World Earth Day. It is an annual ...

Algerian Professor Gets 3-Year Jail Term for Offending Islam

ALGIERS, ALGERIA - An Algerian court on Thursday convicted a high-profile university professor specializing in Islam of offending the Muslim ...

IPL 2021: Axar Patel joins Delhi Capitals squad

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 23 (ANI): India all-rounder Axar Patel has rejoined the Delhi Capitals camp for the ongoing ...

3M to reduce use of new plastic by 57 million kg in 5 years

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 23 (ANI): 3M, the US-based multinational focused on industrial, healthcare and consumer products, has committed to ...

Earth Anthem translated into over 70 languages

Antananarivo [Madagascar], April 23 (ANI): On the occasion of the 51st Earth Day celebrations, Earth Anthem, written by Indian poet-diplomat ...

Negative mental bubble real issue, not bio-bubble: Anand

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): Life of a professional sportsperson isn't easy and the coronavirus pandemic has ...

Cameron Green earns Cricket Australia central contract

Melbourne [Australia], April 23 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced the list of 17 men players who were offered ...

Submarines are designed to hide - so what happens when one goes missing?

In waters north of Bali, a frantic search is underway for the Indonesian submarine KRI Nanggala, missing with 53 crew ...

In pics: Celebrate the joy of reading on World Book Day

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 23 (Xinhua) -- April 23 marks World Book and Copyright Day. It is an ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Judges should be chosen on merit

It is with absolute frustration that I have been following the controversy surrounding David Unterhalter and the motion brought by ...

Red Cross at war with itself

Bitter legal disputes among past and present directors of the Red Cross continue to disrupt the organisation, more than two ...

Malnutrition Rising in Mozambique Amid Extremist Insurgency

JOHANNESBURG - Mozambique's humanitarian crisis from the extremist insurgency in the country's north is rapidly spiraling, with more than 950,000 ...

Olympic Athletes Promised Legal Support if They Protest

GENEVA - Athletes who make political or social justice protests at the Tokyo Olympics were promised legal support Thursday by ...

Expedition Hauls Tons of Plastic Out of Remote Hawaii Atolls

HONOLULU, HAWAII - A crew returned from the northernmost islands in the Hawaiian archipelago this week with a boatload of ...

SpaceX Aiming for Friday Morning Launch to ISS

SpaceX is set to launch its third crew to the International Space Station early Friday, reusing a rocket and crew ...

Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary 2021

Lusaka [Zambia]/Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany, will conduct their annual ...

Rangers try to rebound in rematch with Flyers

The New York Rangers had been one of the hottest teams in the league since the beginning of March. However, ...

New UCL format 'just lesser of two evils': Gundogan

Manchester [UK], April 23 (ANI): Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan feels the new Champions League format is "just lesser of ...

Pak students troll Imran Khan on Twitter for holding exams

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 23 (ANI): Students across Pakistan have taken to Twitter on Thursday to protest the decision by the ...

UN agency voices concern over shutdown of major Libyan oil

Tripoli [Libya], April 23 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday expressed concern over the recent ...

Jessica Korda sets 36-hole record, leads LA Open

Jessica Korda had her game together again Thursday, shooting a bogey-free 65 one day after firing a 64 to hold ...

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IPL 2021: Morris went for a lot more money, says Pietersen

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI): Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen feels there is a lot of pressure on South ...

Arteta is going to bring a lot of stability: Lacazette

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI): Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette believes manager Mikel Arteta is going to bring a lot ...

IPL 2021: Guardiola applauds RCB's unbeaten run

New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): Applauding Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) unbeaten run in the ongoing edition of the IPL, ...

Reds, Cardinals both scuffling entering second series

Starting pitchers Sonny Gray and Kwang Hyun Kim will continue their comeback from back injuries when the Cincinnati Reds visit ...

Braves open seven-game homestand against Diamondbacks

The Atlanta Braves may get slugger Ronald Acuna Jr. back in the lineup on Friday when they open a seven-game ...

IPL 2021: Axar Patel joins Delhi Capitals squad

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 23 (ANI): India all-rounder Axar Patel has rejoined the Delhi Capitals camp for the ongoing ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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