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Williams beaten after announcing retirement

The tennis great was easily beaten in the second round of the Canadian OpenTennis icon Serena Williams' farewell to the ...


Sensex surges 515 points; IT, banking, financial stocks soar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 11 (ANI): The Indian stock market's key indices surged by around one per cent on Thursday ...


Serena Williams bids farewell, Coco Gauff battles for win in Toronto

It was a loss that made the biggest news at the National Bank Open in Toronto on Wednesday as Serena ...


Extreme heat and drought events necessitate more thorough risk assessment:Study

Zurich [Switzerland], August 11 (ANI): The economy, public health, and food production are just a few of the effects of ...


Iga Swiatek rolls, Coco Gauff battles for win in Toronto

Top seed Iga Swiatek of Poland breezed into the next round while No. 10 Coco Gauff needed nearly three hours ...


Russians Buy Last Goods From H&M, IKEA as Stores Wind Down

MOSCOW - Russians are snapping up Western fashion and furniture this week as H&M and IKEA sell off the last ...


Jaishankar meets Switzerland Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, reviews bilateral ties

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday met with Ueli Maurer, head of the ...


Sensex, Nifty start day on tepid note; ICICI Bank, RIL rise

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 10 (ANI): The Indian stock market's key indices, Sensex and Nifty, started the day on a ...


WMO: July Is One of Warmest Months on Record

GENEVA - The World Meteorological Organization or WMO reports the month of July was one of the three warmest on ...


Hyderabad: BJP insults poor people by calling welfare schemes 'freebies': K. Kavitha

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party insults poor people of the country by calling the welfare schemes, ...


Escalating evidence of crimes against humanity in Myanmar: UN investigators

Geneva [Switzerland], August 9 (ANI): Crimes against humanity continue to be systematically committed in Myanmar, with ongoing conflicts severely impacting ...


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East Europe tourism takes dramatic downturn due to Ukraine war

WARSAW, Poland: Julie, who preferred not to give her full name, booked a group of trips to Warsaw last year, ...

Not yet uhuru: the African Union has had a few successes but remains weak

The African Union (AU) was born in the South African port city of Durban in 2002. Under its first chair,Thabo ...

Sri Lanka: EU delegation hold talks with Wickremesinghe, assures support to overcome crisis

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 11 (ANI): The delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sri Lanka met Sri Lankan President ...

Latvian Parliament Declares Russia State Sponsor of Terror

Latvia's parliament declared Russia a state sponsor of terror Thursday for its targeted military attacks against civilians and public placesLativia's ...

Ukraine military will respond to Russian shelling of Marhanets, says President Zelenskyy

Kyiv [Ukraine], August 11 (ANI): The Ukrainian army will respond to the Russian shelling of the town of Marhanets where ...

EU to discuss Schengen visa ban for Russians: Report

Brussels [Belgium] August 10 (ANI): A proposal to ban Schengen visas for Russia was put forward to the European Union ...

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Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...

U.S. stocks fail to find direction, Nasdaq slips 75 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed mixed the world over Thursday as investors struggled to get a clear picture ...

Flight cancellations, delays continue to plague US airlines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In another frustrating day for U.S. travelers, on the morning of August 9, 153 flights ...

Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...

Stock markets rally across Asia, the exception Japan's Nikkei 225

SYDNEY, NSW, 2000 - Stocks in Asia, with the exception of Japan, rallied on Thursday following the release of July ...

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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...


South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...


Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...


Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...


Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...


Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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