Tue, 07 Jul 2020

Czech Volunteers Develop Functioning Lung Ventilator n Days

PRAGUE - Tomas Kapler knew nothing about ventilators - he's an online business consultant, not an engineer or a medical ...

Russian Court Convicts Journalist in Controversial Case

A Russian court has found journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva guilty of "justifying terrorism" and ordered her to pay a fine of ...

Global Markets Begin Week in Positive Territory

Global markets are surging Monday as investors shrug off a dramatic rise in new coronavirus cases in the United States.In ...

In pics: Countries worldwide busy coping with COVID-19

BEIJING, July 6 (Xinhua) -- As the coronavirus continues its rampage across the world, countries are armed with various measures ...

Why outer space matters in a post-pandemic world

With all of the immense challenges we face on Earth this year, space can feel like an afterthought.Before the COVID-19 ...

Spotlight: Rail freight assists Poland in fighting COVID-19 pandemic

A China-Europe freight train carrying medical supplies departs from the city of Yiwu, east China's Zhejiang Province, June 5, 2020. ...

Bukayo Saka's first Premier League goal keeps Arsenal in Euro race

Arsenal climbed back into the race to qualify for the Champions League as Bukayo Saka's first Premier League goal inspired ...

World's largest pension fund loses $165 billion in worst quarter

Japan asks US to extradite ex-Green Beret over Ghosn escapeInvestments in ESG indices reached a record high of 5.7 trillion ...

EU Forecasts Deeper Economic Hit from Pandemic

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The euro zone economy will drop deeper into recession this year and rebound less steeply in 2021 ...

EU foresees "deeper recession" in 2020 than previously expected

BRUSSELS, July 7 (Xinhua) -- The European economy will face a "deeper recession" than previously predicted due to the prolonged ...

German shares lose 0.58 pct at start of trading on Tuesday

BERLIN, July 7 (Xinhua) -- German stocks were off to a shaky start on Tuesday, with the benchmark DAX index ...

Market exchange rates in China -- July 7

BEIJING, July 7 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, July 6

TEHRAN -- Iran's confirmed novel coronavirus cases rose to 243,051 on Monday after an overnight registration of 2,613 new infections, ...

Greece gives green light to direct flights from UK from July 15

ATHENS, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Greece has suspended the entrance of Serbian nationals to Greece from Monday till July 15 ...

U.S. dollar slips amid economic data

NEW YORK, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar decreased in late trading on Monday as risk-on mood was boosted ...

Volkswagen converts factory into pure electric car plant for 1 bln euros

BERLIN, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Volkswagen is investing around one billion euros (1.13 billion U.S. dollars) in transforming its production ...

BiH hospital receives EU donation

SARAJEVO, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Johann Sattler ...

German shares gain 1.64 pct Monday

FRANKFURT, July 6 (Xinhua) -- German stocks rose on Monday, with the benchmark DAX index up 205.27 points, or 1.64 ...

German vaccine developer CureVac to receive 75-mln-euro EU loan

BERLIN, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The German biotechnology company CureVac would receive a 75-million-euro (85 million U.S. dollars) loan by ...

Portugal requires COVID-19 test at airports for non-resident foreigners

LISBON, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The Portuguese government on Monday started to demand body temperature checks and COVID-19 tests at ...

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38% of Americans approve of President Donald Trump's performance

A new Gallup poll showed Monday that 38% of Americans approve of President Donald Trump's White House performance, a figure ...

North Dakota pipeline supported by Trump ordered to be closed

A U.S. federal judge ruled Monday that a controversial pipeline that runs through Native American lands in North Dakota be ...

Philippine military thwarts CNT militants attack on construction site

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, Philippines - Troops of the 37th Infantry Battalion, under 603rd Infantry Brigade, foiled a communist NPA (CNT) ...

Yair Netanyahu making name for himself at home and abroad

JERUSALEM - As scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands trial for corruption, his 28-year-old son has emerged as a driving ...

Nick Cordero dies from Covid-19 after 90 days in intensive care

WASHINGTON, DC - Broadway actor Nick Cordero, aged 41, has passed away after a long battle with coronavirus.According to Variety, ...

Virus continues spreading in United States, but death rate in retreat

WASHINGTON, DC - The novel coronavirus is continuing to spread in the United States, particularly in the western and southern ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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