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#SayHerName: The faces of South Africa's femicide epidemic

We searched English online media outlets for stories of women who were murdered in South Africa between 2018 and 2020 ...

Argentina beat India 1-0 in third practice match

Buenos Aires [Argentina], April 14 (ANI): After a sensational FIH Hockey Pro League double-header where India won 2-2 (3-2 SO) ...

Maria Osorio Serrano defeats 2nd-seeded Magda Linette in Charleston

Maria Osorio Serrano of Colombia broke serve eight times, including three times in the third set, in defeating second-seeded Magda ...

Brazil reports 3,808 single-day Covid deaths

Sao Paulo [Brazil], April 14 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil on Tuesday reported 3,808 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, raising ...

Auto Racing Glance

NASCAR CUP SERIES: TOYOTA OWNERS 400 (400 laps, 300 miles around a .75-mile D-shaped oval), Richmond Raceway; Richmond, Va. TV: ...

Sweeps highlight start of BLAST Premier Spring Showdown

OG, G2 Esports and Dignitas swept their way to victories Tuesday on the first day in Round of 16 action ...

Stefanos Tsitsipas advances to third round in Monte Carlo

Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece recorded a 6-3, 6-4 win over Aslan Karatsev of Russia on Tuesday in their second-round ...

Xinhua Commentary: The original sin of U.S. colonialism

© Provided by Xinhua From massacring native Indians to enslaving African people, from racial discrimination making people "unable to breathe" ...

India Approves Russia's Sputnik COVID Vaccine

India has granted emergency use authorization for Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, giving the nation of 1.3 billion people a ...

Daniil Medvedev tests positive for COVID-19, out of Monte Carlo

Second-ranked Daniil Medvedev of Russia withdrew from the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19. Per the ...

India Approves Russian Vaccine Amid Pandemic Second Wave

NEW DELHI - India has approved Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for emergency use against COVID-19 as the country battles a ...

Marc Marquez emulates sporting greats

Portimao [Portugal], April 13 (ANI): It has finally happened: Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) has been given the green light ...

COVID-19 P3 variant detected in Apayao

BAGUIO CITY, April 13(PIA) -- Two of the COVID-19 cases of Apayao are among those with the newly detected P3 ...

TESDA chief sets to visit Caraga

BUTUAN CITY, April 13 -- "Secretary Isidro S. Lapena of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will again ...

Sushil Chandra takes charge as 24th CEC

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): Sushil Chandra assumed charge as the 24th Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) on Tuesday. Sushil ...

India Surpasses Brazil for World's Second-Most COVID-19 Cases

A new single-day record of COVID-19 cases has pushed India into second place behind the United States for the world's ...

New Mexico Governor Signs Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO - New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Monday legalizing recreational marijuana use within months ...

Ecuador Picks Conservative for President; Peru Sets Runoff

QUITO, ECUADOR - Ecuador will be led for the next four years by a conservative businessman after voters on Sunday ...

Britain dives back into normal life as India battles new surge

Britons enjoyed some freedom after lockdowns were eased.Meanwhile, India has recorded more than 168 000 cases in a single day.The ...

India sees 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi [India], April 12 (ANI): India on Monday reported 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases, its highest single-day number, and the ...

Covid-19: Ramaphosa calls for African-made vaccines

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes Africa needs to ensure its ability to produce vaccines.He was speaking in a conference on vaccine ...

Volcano in St. Vincent Continues to Erupt

A volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent fired a large amount of ash and hot gas into the ...

Coronavirus pandemic 'a long way from over', WHO's Tedros says

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the coronavirus pandemic is far from over but can be brought under control in ...

Huge Gatherings at India's Hindu Festival as Virus Surges

NEW DELHI - Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees gathered by the Ganges River for special prayers Monday, many of ...

How many states and provinces are in the world?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you'd like an expert to ...

Palace reiterates IATF guidelines implemented under MECQ

QUEZON CITY, April 12 (PIA) -- Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque, Jr. reiterated the guidelines for areas placed under Modified ...

USAGM Pick to Lead Cuba Broadcasting Draws Criticism from Senator

The appointment of an award-winning journalist to lead the Office of Cuba Broadcasting was criticized this week by a U.S. ...

Former banker Lasso wins Ecuador presidency

With 93% of votes counted, former banker Guillermo Lasso held a lead of almost five percentage points over his opponent ...

Rapid evolution in foxgloves pollinated by hummingbirds

Brighton [UK], April 12 (ANI): Researchers during a recent study found that common foxgloves brought to the Americas have rapidly ...

India overtakes Brazil as second worst-hit Covid-19 country

India has recorded more than 873 000 cases in the last seven days.The country on Monday reported a new daily ...

Brazil Still Reeling from COVID With Slow Vaccination Campaign

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 and deaths remain high in Brazil as the country's campaign to vaccinate against the disease stumbles.According ...

How the world greeted Gagarin after his historic spaceflight

April 12, 1961, was a day that changed history. The first human flew into space and returned safely, becoming the ...

St. Vincent Without Power as Volcano Erupts Intermittently

Much of the Caribbean island of St. Vincent remained without power and covered in ash Sunday as another "explosive event" ...

Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - The U.S. secretary of state assailed China Sunday for its early, slow response to the threat of the ...

Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Virus

WASHINGTON - The U.S. secretary of state assailed China Sunday for its early, slow response to the threat of the ...

France suspends flights from Brazil over coronavirus variant

France said Tuesday it would suspend all flights to and from Brazil due to concerns over the spread of a ...

France suspends all Brazil flights over Covid-19 variant fears

France is suspending all flights to and from Brazil to curb the spread of a new Covid-19 variant found in ...

India eclipses Brazil in Covid infections, approves Russian vaccine

India's Covid-19 cases surpassed Brazil's tally on Monday making it the second worst-hit country in the world behind the United ...

French officials among seven Catholic clergy kidnapped in Haiti

Two French and five Haitian religious officials as well as three civilians were kidnapped on the Caribbean island on Sunday ...

Peru, Ecuador head to the polls amid fresh lockdown measures

A surging coronavirus pandemic that has brought on new lockdown measures and exacerbated fatigue in Ecuador and Peru has left ...

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Indian captains Manpreet, Rani confident of medal at Tokyo

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 14 (ANI): Following the Indian men's and women's hockey teams' spirited displays since the resumption of ...

#SayHerName: The faces of South Africa's femicide epidemic

We searched English online media outlets for stories of women who were murdered in South Africa between 2018 and 2020 ...

Argentina beat India 1-0 in third practice match

Buenos Aires [Argentina], April 14 (ANI): After a sensational FIH Hockey Pro League double-header where India won 2-2 (3-2 SO) ...

Maria Osorio Serrano defeats 2nd-seeded Magda Linette in Charleston

Maria Osorio Serrano of Colombia broke serve eight times, including three times in the third set, in defeating second-seeded Magda ...

Brazil reports 3,808 single-day Covid deaths

Sao Paulo [Brazil], April 14 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil on Tuesday reported 3,808 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, raising ...

Auto Racing Glance

NASCAR CUP SERIES: TOYOTA OWNERS 400 (400 laps, 300 miles around a .75-mile D-shaped oval), Richmond Raceway; Richmond, Va. TV: ...

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