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France welcomes Israeli-UAE agreement on normalising relations

Paris [France], August 14 (Sputnik/ANI): France on Thursday welcomed the Israeli-UAE agreement on normalising relations and deemed Israel's decision on ...


Trump Announces 'Historic Breakthrough' Between Israel, UAE

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a U.S.-brokered deal, President ...


Italian Open tennis in Rome pushed forward to 14 September start

The Italian Open tennis tournament will be played a week earlier than scheduled in Rome with the main draw from ...


Rebuilding Beirut Port Could Prove Controversial, Analysts Say

AMMAN - Lebanon's port of Beirut, severely damaged in the recent devastating explosion, has resumed partial operations, according to authorities.Kuwait ...


Russia Tightens Tax Screws on Super Wealthy

Russian leader Vladimir Putin is tightening the tax screws on the country's super-rich.The Kremlin last week secured major changes to ...


Lebanon Faces Brain Drain in Wake of Beirut Disaster

GENEVA - Lebanon was in dire straits before last week's blast in Beirut that shredded the lives and livelihoods of ...


Inter Miami sign World Cup winner Matuidi

Expansion Inter Miami CF announced Thursday the signing of Juventus FC and France international midfielder Blaise Matuidi on a free ...


Rugby World Cup hosts to be awarded in double announcement

The 2027 and 2031 men's Rugby World Cups will be attributed at the same time under a new set of ...


Vidal declares Barca 'best team in the world' ahead of Bayern test

Arturo Vidal has warned Bayern Munich his Barcelona team are the best team in the world ahead of their Champions ...


Aliyev airs grievances to Putin over arms shipments to Armenia

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has complained to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, about Moscow's arms sales to Armenia. The rare ...


Israel and UAE to normalise ties in 'historic' peace deal

"This historic diplomatic breakthrough will advance peace in the Middle East region and is a testament to the bold diplomacy ...


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Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

WTA roundup: Serena rallies past Venus in Lexington

Serena Williams overcame a shaky opening set on Thursday to rally past her sister, Venus Williams, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 and ...

France welcomes Israeli-UAE agreement on normalising relations

Paris [France], August 14 (Sputnik/ANI): France on Thursday welcomed the Israeli-UAE agreement on normalising relations and deemed Israel's decision on ...

Thousands in Belarus Form 'Lines of Solidarity' in Protest

Crowds of protesters in Belarus swarmed the streets and thousands of workers rallied outside industrial plants Thursday to denounce a ...

Italian Open tennis in Rome pushed forward to 14 September start

The Italian Open tennis tournament will be played a week earlier than scheduled in Rome with the main draw from ...

Business

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U.S. industrial stocks lose ground, Nasdaq makes modest gain

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks in the United States had a rare off day on Thursday despite good ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

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Trump stuns with diplomatic breakthrough, UAE and Israel form pact

ABU DHABI, UAE - A phone call by U.S. President Donald Trump clinched what is being described as an 'historic ...


3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...


NYC man who was on way to join Pakistani terrorist group sentenced

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A man who was arrested as he was about to board a plane at ...


WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...


Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...


Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...


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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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