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United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

John Catlin overturned a four-stroke deficit to win Irish Open

CO ANTRIM, Northern Ireland - John Catlin overturned a four-stroke deficit at Galgorm Castle Golf Club, firing a sublime final ...

How three prior pandemics triggered massive societal shifts

Before March of this year, few probably thought disease could be a significant driver of human history.Not so anymore. People ...

At least 3 Syrian fighters killed in Nagorno-Karabakh: Reports

Yerevan [Armenia], October 1 (ANI/Sputnik): At least three members of Syrian opposition groups, who are believed to be contractors working ...

Pitso Mosimane joins short list of SA coaches working abroad

Outgoing Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane is set to join a short list of coaches who are working abroad.The ...

At Least Nine Killed After Suicide Bomber Strikes Afghan Checkpoint

An Afghan official says at least nine people were killed when a suicide car bomber attacked a military checkpoint in ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Oct. 1)

BEIJING, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Yankees eliminate Indians in 10-9 slugfest

DJ LeMahieu hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the ninth inning off Brad Hand and the visiting New ...

Xi congratulates Kuwait's new emir

Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (front) takes oath before the National Assembly in Kuwait City, Kuwait, Sept. 30, 2020. (Xinhua)BEIJING, ...

Rams in search of fast start vs. winless Giants

After nearly matching the third-largest comeback in NFL history a week ago, the Los Angeles Rams will return home for ...

Seahawks flying high with Wilson heading into Miami

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks are off to a stellar start. Now the team needs its defense to step ...

Bengals bid to jolt Jaguars for first win of season

The Cincinnati Bengals will try to get over the proverbial hump against the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday afternoon. The ...

Libyan rivals conclude talks on key security and military issues

Police and military officers from the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) and the rival Libyan National Army (LNA) met ...

US Imposes New Sanctions on Syrian Government

The U.S. has sanctioned 13 entities and six people in an ongoing campaign to cut off revenue to the government ...

IS expanding in S Asia under Pakistan's patronage, say experts

Geneva [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): After the fall of the caliphate in Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State is fast ...

Xi extends condolences over passing of Kuwait's former emir

A Kuwaiti national flag flies at half-mast to mourn the demise of Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in ...

BinckBank Tour sees Dutch stages scrapped over virus rules

Organisers of the 2020 BinckBank Tour have called off all Dutch stages of the international road cycling race following new ...

Zak Crawley, Dom Sibley, Ollie Pope earn maiden ECB Test contracts

London [UK], September 30 (ANI): Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope and Dom Sibley have been awarded their first England Test central ...

Kuwait Swears In Sheikh Nawaf as New Emir

Kuwait on Wednesday swore in its new emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who pledged to preserve the country's unity and ...

Terrified mothers-to-be adjust after Beirut blast

Seven months ago, Lebanese mother-to-be Rana Mneimneh was ecstatic she was pregnant, but after a massive explosion at Beirut's port, ...

Kuwait Crown Prince sworn-in before Parliament as new Emir

Kuwait City [Kuwait], September 30 (ANI): Kuwait's Crown Prince Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday took the constitutional oath before ...

Xinhua Portraits | Sept. 2020

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Editor's choice of Xinhua Portraits in Sept. 2020.A Chinese soldier carries to a plane a ...

Titan's lakes can stratify like those on Earth

Washington [US], September 30 (ANI): Lakes on Saturn's moon - Titan - composed of methane, ethane, and nitrogen rather than ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 30)

Beijing, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Broncos face Jets in a clash of the hapless

Adam Gase's continued employment might be on the line Thursday night when the New York Jets play the Denver Broncos ...

Monitor: Turkey Sending Syrian Fighters to Azerbaijan

WASHINGTON - Several hundred Syrian fighters have been sent by Turkey to support Azerbaijan in its ongoing conflict with Armenia, ...

Slumping FSU gets Norvell back against Jacksonville State

Back in August, Jacksonville State coach John Grass was asked about his team's reworked season opener, which will kick off ...

South Florida returns to action at No. 15 Cincinnati

No. 15 Cincinnati looks to continue its perfect start to the 2020 season Saturday when the Bearcats host South Florida ...

Armenia, Azerbaijan Trade Accusations in Nagorno-Karabakh Dispute

ISTANBUL - Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused one another of using Syrian fighters in the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh ...

Trump offers condolences over demise of Kuwait's Emir Sabah

Washington DC [US], September 30 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Donald Trump offered condolences over the death of 91-year-old Kuwait Emir Sabah ...

Leaders Eye Broader Middle East Peace at UN

NEW YORK - Israel and the United Arab Emirates hailed their new peace agreement Tuesday during remarks at the final ...

Balochistan facing a pandemic of impunity, activist tell UN

Geneva [Swittzerland], September 29 (ANI): Balochistan is facing a pandemic of impunity and abuse of rights, Baloch activist Munir Mengal ...

Pliskova, Kenin move into second round at French Open

World No. 4 Karolina Pliskova fought off a first-round challenge from qualifier Mayar Sherif of Egypt to advance at the ...

U.S. Might Close Embassy Unless Iraq Prevents Iran Militia Attacks

The Trump administration may close its embassy in Iraq if the government does not take steps to protect it from ...

Iran Denies Saudi Charges It Trained Terrorist Cell

Iran has rejected accusations it has trained members of a terrorist cell that Saudi Arabia says it recently dismantled up ...

Kuwaiti Leader Sheikh Sabah Dies at 91

The ruler of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, has died. He was 91."With great sadness and sorrow, we mourn to ...

UN Says Yemen's Warring Parties Must Face Justice

GENEVA - A group of Eminent Experts on Yemen accuses Yemen's warring parties of widespread violations, some amounting to war ...

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah passes away

Kuwait City [Kuwait], September 29 (ANI): Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a ...

Japan to California for record-chasing Tiger: golf talking points

Big names, wild weather and a steady slide feature in golf talking points this week:Eye of the Tiger on 83Tiger ...

Technology optimization: Weapon against cyber-attacks

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], September 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): Work-from-home and digitization are the norm in the post-COVID world. Under these new circumstances, ...

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Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is dead at age of 91

KUWAIT City, KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in ...

United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

John Catlin overturned a four-stroke deficit to win Irish Open

CO ANTRIM, Northern Ireland - John Catlin overturned a four-stroke deficit at Galgorm Castle Golf Club, firing a sublime final ...

How three prior pandemics triggered massive societal shifts

Before March of this year, few probably thought disease could be a significant driver of human history.Not so anymore. People ...

At least 3 Syrian fighters killed in Nagorno-Karabakh: Reports

Yerevan [Armenia], October 1 (ANI/Sputnik): At least three members of Syrian opposition groups, who are believed to be contractors working ...

Pitso Mosimane joins short list of SA coaches working abroad

Outgoing Mamelodi Sundowns head coach Pitso Mosimane is set to join a short list of coaches who are working abroad.The ...

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