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Who was the USSR's man in the middle

Joseph Biden, Victor Prokofiev and Andrei Gromyko, 1988.Eduard Pesov/TASS Professional interpreter Victor Prokofiev translated for heads of states, as well ...


CAF chief Ahmad to appeal FIFA suspension

Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced on Wednesday he will appeal FIFA's five-year ban for corruption to ...


As cobalt demand booms, companies must do more to protect Congolese miners

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household ...


Twin Bombings Rattle Safest Afghan Province, Kill 14

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan say two back-to-back bombs went off Tuesday in central Bamiyan province, killing at least 14 ...


Diamond League season to start in Morocco on 23 May

The calendar of elite Diamond League meetings for the Olympic year of 2021 was released on Monday with the season ...


Argentine football legend Diego Maradona dies at 60

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has died of a heart attack at the age of 60, his spokesman announced Wednesday.The ...


Isaiah Simmons Goes From Patience To Playmaking

Interception Against Seahawks in Week 7 changes course of rookie season Darren Urban Only his fifth snap of the game, ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Nov. 27

BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Morocco's COVID-19 cases surpass 340,000

BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


U.S. dollar edges up on Thanksgiving Day

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar rose modestly in late trading on Thursday. The dollar index, which ...


Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Nov.26

SEOUL -- South Korea's central bank on Thursday expected the economy to contract 1.1 percent in 2020, 0.2 percentage points ...


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Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

EU Parliament Backs Lobster Deal And EU-US Mini Trade Pact

BRUSSELS - Thanksgiving just got a little bit better for the Maine lobster industry.The European Union parliament on Thursday approved ...

Hungary, Poland Pledge Mutual Support For EU Budget Veto

The Hungarian and Polish prime ministers have signed a joint declaration pledging to support each other in blocking the European ...

Russia Accuses West Of 'Meddling' In Belarus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the West of interfering in Belarus as he met Alyaksandr Lukashenka, who has ...

26/11 anniversary: European lawmakers write to PM on terrorism

Brussels [Belgium], November 26 (ANI): Two Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to express ...

ECB warns against 'abrupt' end to pandemic aid

The European Central Bank warned Wednesday that a premature withdrawal of government support to the eurozone's pandemic-hit economies could derail ...

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World stocks steady, U.S. markets closed for holiday

LONDON, UK - Global stocks were mixed slightly weaker, trading on low volumes on Thursday, with U.S. markets closed for ...

Australian stocks fall while Aussie dollar soars

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian stock exchange was the lone ranger, selling off on Thursday, while the rest of ...

Beijing and Taipei doing good trade despite diplomatic differences

BEIJING, China, November 26 (ANI): Despite the growing disquiet between Taipei against Beijing, Chinese technology companies have increased orders for ...

China designates special status for Irish whiskey and Irish cream

DUBLIN, Ireland - Irish whiskey and Irish cream have been given a boost by their special designation by one of ...

Philippine Department of Energy preparing for low carbon scenario

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as ...

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Philippine rebels still recruiting children as fighters, says report

PASIG CITY, Philippines, Nov. 26 -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday reported that a total of ...


UNICEF to distribute two billion Covid-19 vaccines next year

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations ...


Ivanka Trump could become embroiled in father's tax-avoidance schemes

If you're a fan of TV crime procedurals, you've no doubt seen shows where detectives interrogate two suspects detained in ...


Shattered Iraq once again prepares for elections

As authorities in Iraq continue to operate "in the eye of multiple storms", international support remains essential for resolving ongoing ...


19-year old IAF cadet and flight instructor die in light plane crash

TEL AVIV, Israel - Two Israel Air Force personnel have been killed in a light plane crash in Southern Israel.The ...


White House formally engages in transition to Biden presidency

WASHINGTON, DC - The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the "apparent winner" of the November ...


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