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Indian bourses closed on account of Ram Navami, Asian shares fall

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 2 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India were ...

UN Warns Right-Wing Extremist Groups Getting Bolder, More Lethal

WASHINGTON - Nations around the world are growing increasingly worried about violence linked to extreme right-wing terror groups, with new ...

Coronavirus: what is the European Union doing to manage the crisis?

European leaders are struggling to agree on how to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Their most recent disagreements are undermining European ...

UEFA postpones all national team matches amid coronavirus pandemic

Nyon [Switzerland], April 1 (ANI): The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) on Wednesday announced that all national team matches ...

UEFA postpone all international matches scheduled for June

The play-off semi-finals and finals that are supposed to decide the last four qualifying berths for the next European Championship ...

UEFA suspends Champions League indefinitely

UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and Euro 2020 qualifying playoffs on Wednesday in response to the coronavirus ...

Fake News or the Truth Russia Cracks Down on Virus Postings

MOSCOW - Two weeks ago, an opposition-leaning radio station in Russia interviewed political analyst Valery Solovei, who alleged the government ...

FIFPRO want safeguards in place for returning players

Safeguards must be put in place to manage player workload in what will inevitably be a condensed 2020/21 season, a ...

Asia's Pandemic-Sparked Market Losses Carry Over into Europe

Europe's key stock indexes were all trading in negative territory Wednesday as unwelcome news stemming from the coronavirus pandemic continues.London's ...

Solly Moeng | Rock bottom is a great place for a fresh start

It was refreshing, but not surprising, to see that Finance Minister Tito Mboweni immediately saw an opportunity in Moody's Investor ...

Secrecy and suspense over Tour de France's fate

Less than three months before the Tour de France's scheduled start, the possibility of cycling's greatest show taking place remains ...

Taliban Team Arrives In Kabul To Monitor Release Of Prisoners

Three members of Afghanistan's Taliban have arrived in Kabul to "monitor" the government's release of imprisoned Taliban militants as part ...

FIFA studying coronavirus 'assistance' to world football

FIFA is planning on offering "assistance" to world football after the coronavirus pandemic plunged clubs and leagues into an unprecedented ...

US Outlines Plan for Venezuela Transition, Sanctions Relief

MIAMI - The Trump administration is prepared to lift sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form ...

No, cinchona bark is not a cure for coronavirus

Posts touting the curative effects of cinchona, or fever tree, bark have recently been circulating on social networks such as ...

Slovakia's Lajcak To Be EU's Special Envoy For Balkans

BRUSSELS -- Former Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak is expected to become this week the European Union special representative for ...

COVID-19: Russian Cases Jump As Duma OKs State-Of-Emergency Bill

The global death toll has surpassed 37,000 with over 790,000 infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try ...

Here's how much a downgrade to junk will cost South Africa

What's the cost of becoming junk? South Africa will soon find out.The country lost its last investment-grade rating late on ...

UEFA to meet to debate options for ravaged football fixture calendar

UEFA will hold a videoconference on Wednesday this week with its 55 member federations as part of discussions on the ...

Coronavirus may prove virtual sports game changer

With an unprecedented captive audience of three billion people in coronavirus lockdown, virtual sports events are wooing fans after traditional ...

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93 Coronavirus Cases Discovered on U.S. Aircraft Carrier Roosevelt

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy is evacuating thousands of sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in Guam ...

Dow Jones falls nearly 1,000 points as fears mount over virus

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened sharply again on Wednesday as comments by President Donald Trump that the ...

U.S. military mobilizes in several states to combat Covid-19

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. military is rapidly ramping up its efforts to support the federal, and state governments in ...

United Nations to concider coronavirus resolutions

UNITED NATIONS - How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members ...

European leaders disagree on Covid-19 strategy

European leaders are struggling to agree on how to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Their most recent disagreements are undermining European ...

U.S. accepts help from Russia in fight against coronavirus

Moscow has the biological strains that Washington needs to create a vaccine against its 2020's uninvited guest.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

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