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Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

5.1-magnitude quake hits near Callao, Peru

Callao [Peru], November 28 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao, Peru at ...

Honduran Election Could Oust Long-Ruling National Party

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Hondurans will choose a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday in elections that ...

Windies need to employ smart tactics to play Sri Lanka left-arm spinners: Bonner

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 28 (ANI): West Indies batter Nkrumah Bonner has said that his side needs to employ smart ...

BBL: Sydney Sixers sign Chris Jordon as replacement for Carlos Brathwaite

Sydney [Australia], November 28 (ANI): England international fast bowler Chris Jordan has joined the Sydney Sixers for the upcoming Big ...

In Honduras, Parties Flag Fears of Fraud Ahead of Pivotal Vote

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Warnings of potential foul play are flying from all sides ahead of Sunday's presidential election in Honduras, ...

Tolu Smith powers Mississippi State to OT win over Richmond

Tolu Smith had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Mississippi State posted an 82-71 win over Richmond in overtime to ...

Jarrod West fuels Louisville past Maryland

Jarrod West keyed a late rally as Louisville survived a see-saw second half in a 63-55 win over Maryland in ...

ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2021 called off

Dubai [UAE], November 27 (ANI): The International Cricket Council on Saturday announced that the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier ...

France Says it is Willing to Discuss Autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS - France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the ...

Holder rested; Russell and Hetmyer unavailable as WI name squad for Pakistan tour

Saint John's [Antigua], November 27 (ANI): The Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has announced the squads for the West ...

Cuban Journalists Say Facebook Curbs Ability to Work

MADRID - Facebook has been accused of blocking independent journalists in Cuba from sharing posts as opposition groups have called ...

UN Recap: November 20-26, 2021

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...

Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa's last colony

Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national ...

Redemption-minded Richmond ready to run with Mississippi State

Richmond is letting leads slip away and losing opportunities to build a polished NCAA tournament resume. The season is only ...

Louisville, Maryland meet for title in the Bahamas

Louisville took control of its game in the first half. Maryland took control of its game in the second half. ...

The socialist leader America loves to hate wins again. What now

Recent elections in Venezuela saw Nicolas Maduro's leftist ruling party win 20 out of 23 governorships. The US predictably cries ...

Senior Women's National Football Championship set to kick-off in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], November 26 (ANI): The Senior Women's National Football Championship (NFC) is all set to kick off from ...

David Ripley appointed Ireland's interim head coach

Dublin [Ireland], November 26 (ANI): David Ripley, the former Northamptonshire County Cricket Club (NCCC) coach has been named as Ireland's ...

Syracuse, Auburn both see benefit of playing one another

Despite losses so far at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas, both Auburn and Syracuse hope the purpose of ...

Louisville sinks Mississippi State to reach Bahamas final

Samuell Williamson scored 15 points off the bench as Louisville handed Mississippi State its first loss of the season, 72-58 ...

Top 25 roundup: Iona upends No. 10 Alabama in Bahamas

Berrick JeanLouis blocked a potential game-tying layup and Nelly Junior Joseph made two clinching free throws to lift Iona to ...

Maryland rallies to beat Richmond at Bahamas Championship

Hakim Hart scored a season-high 24 points and Eric Ayala added 20 as Maryland rallied from 11 points down in ...

Kevin O'Brien 'omitted' from Ireland's T20I squad for USA and West Indies tour

Dublin [Ireland], November 26 (ANI): Veteran Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien was left out of the T20I squad as the selectors ...

No. 19 Auburn knocks off Loyola Chicago in Bahamas

Jabari Smith scored 14 points to lift Auburn to a 62-53 win over Loyola Chicago in the consolation bracket of ...

SL vs WI, 1st Test: Need to have more clarity with bat, says Kraigg Brathwaite

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 25 (ANI): West Indies Test skipper Kraigg Brathwaite expressed disappointment after his side faced a defeat ...

The unanswered questions one year after Maradona's death

A year ago today, the football world lost one of its biggest icons when Diego Maradona passed away at the ...

SL vs WI, 1st Test: Glad that Sri Lanka playing well as single unit, says Dimuth Karunaratne

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne expressed happiness after his side defeated West Indies in ...

Riots and looting over mandatory vaccine rule

Protests against Covid restrictions on the French island of Martinique descended into looting and violence on Wednesday, with barricades being ...

Arizona State, Syracuse look to bounce back in Bahamas

Syracuse and Arizona State are both riding two-game losing streaks entering Thursday's consolation bracket game of the Battle 4 Atlantis ...

SL vs WI, 1st Test: Ramesh Mendis scalps five as hosts register 187-run win

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 25 (ANI): Ramesh Mendis scalped five wickets as Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by 187 runs ...

No. 6 Baylor prepares to face VCU's pressure

Many people come to the Bahamas for rest and relaxation. For college basketball teams participating in the Battle 4 Atlantis, ...

U19 WC: CA announce 37-player training squad

Melbourne [Australia], November 25 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Thursday announced a 37-player training squad ahead of the ICC Under 19 ...

Haiti Prime Minister Appoints New Cabinet Amid Turmoil

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Prime Minister Ariel Henry swore in his new Cabinet on Wednesday, more than four months after he ...

State Media: Ethiopia PM at 'Battlefield' Front to Fight Rebels

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday reportedly joined the front line where government forces are ...

World Security Chiefs Debate Military Response to Climate Change

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - Journalist and political scientist Thomas Ricks, paraphrasing the poet Allen Ginsberg, wrote in Foreign Policy magazine ...

Adama Sanogo helps No. 22 UConn beat No. 19 Auburn in 2OT in Bahamas

Adama Sanogo scored a career-high 30 points to fuel No. 22 UConn to a 115-109 double-overtime victory over No. 19 ...

Maryland aims to even out performance vs. Richmond in Bahamas

Two teams that are 120 miles apart are flying 1,200 miles to face each other Thursday on a basketball court ...

Louisville looks for consistency vs. streaking Mississippi State

Mississippi State and Louisville have gotten off to good starts at home. Now they'll leave town for the first time ...

Cuba: five years after Fidel Castro's death, how fares the revolution?

If recent events in Cuba are anything to go by, the government of Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez is facing significant challenges ...

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El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

Brazil to join with SpaceX to deliver wifi to rural areas

BRASLIA, Brazil: Communications Minister Fabio Faria has tweeted that Brazil aims to partner with SpaceX to monitor and protect the ...

5.1-magnitude quake hits near Callao, Peru

Callao [Peru], November 28 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao, Peru at ...

Honduran Election Could Oust Long-Ruling National Party

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Hondurans will choose a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday in elections that ...

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