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Botswana opens borders for private chartered flights

This file photo shows Air Botswana aircrafts at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana. (Xinhua)Authorities ...

Asian markets mixed as virus surges in US, Europe

The fresh surge in coronavirus cases across the United States and Europe weighed on Asian markets Wednesday, while investors have ...

Women on 10 flights from Qatar invasively examined: Australia

Australia revealed on Wednesday that female passengers on 10 planes flying out of Doha were forced to endure "appalling" physical ...

Ukrainian Tourist Loses Arm In Rare Egyptian Shark Attack

A shark attacked a young Ukrainian boy and an Egyptian tour guide over the weekend off Egypt's Red Sea resort ...

East China's Xuzhou boosts agriculture by combining it with tourism

Plant cultivation facilities are placed at a modern agricultural industry park in Tongshan District, Xuzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Oct. ...

CEZA reports major infra projects status

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 28 (PIA) - - - The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) reported the status of its ...

PM Modi to innagurate first seaplane service in Gujarat on October 31

By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first seaplane service in Gujarat ...

The most EXTREME sites in Russia for a photo shoot

Getting to these places is an adventure in itself! Some of them are dangerous and pose a threat to life ...

Pandemic slashes international tourism by 70% - UN

International tourists arrivals plunged by an annualised 70% during the first eight months of 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, ...

NegOr logs 23 add'l COVID-19 cases

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 27 (PIA) -- Twenty-three individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Negros Oriental.Assistant Provincial Health Officer Dr. Liland ...

Ramaphosa unveils statue in honour of 'visionary' leader OR Tambo

President Cyril Ramphosa has paid tribute to former ANC president and anti-apartheid activist Oliver Reginald Tambo, describing him as one ...

udChalo empowers his Solo Cycling Record Breaking Expeditions

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): udChalo, a Brand of UpCurve Business Services Private Limited, a top Online Travel portal ...

DOLE 6 rolls out P600K skills training for Guimaras IP communities

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 27 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 6 has approved a P600,000 fund ...

Peace, Development at Stake in Ivory Coast Election

ACCRA - The West African nation of Ivory Coast is seeing pockets of violence ahead of an October 31 election, ...

Accor, Hard Rock setting the benchmark with My Menu

New Delhi [India], October 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): My Menu a digital menu platform for restaurants, bars, clubs and pubs to take ...

LGU Hernani to implement QR code system

BORONGAN CITY, Oct. 26 (PIA) - - The Local Government Unit of Hernani in Eastern Samar through the leadership of ...

Tokyo stocks close lower on virus fears

Tokyo stocks closed lower on Monday over worries about coronavirus cases spiking in Europe and more countries imposing new measures ...

Airlines face survival test on recovery delayed by virus

The resurgent Covid-19 pandemic is pushing back the recovery in air travel, turning Northern Hemisphere winter into a survival test ...

Sudan's Normalization Deal with Israel Faces Hurdles

JERUSALEM - Sudan on Friday became the third state to move toward normalizing relations with Israel. But unlike Israel's recent ...

Seychelles opposition candidate wins presidential election

Seychelles opposition candidate Wavel Ramkalawan has won the archipelago's presidential election with 54.9 percent of valid votes cast, upsetting incumbent ...

Socio-economic media forum held

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 26 (PIA) - The economy task group of the Regional Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging ...

FlySafair passenger who refused to wear mask ejected from flight

A FlySafair flight was forced to turn back to the terminal on Saturday after a passenger onboard refused to wear ...

Ilocos Sur guv says province now COVID-19 free

ILOCOS SUR, Oct. 25 (PIA) - After a series of localized lockdowns and restrictive measures to limit the spread of ...

DavSur PLGU boosts tourism projects

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 19 (PIA) - Davao del Sur Governor Douglas Cagas has urged his constituents to help promote and ...

Guerrilla Filmathon announces "screen life" edition

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA)- One of the most challenging and exciting filmmaking competitions will be holding its newest edition ...

Cambodia Expects to be Landmine-Free Within 5 Years

PHNOM PENH - The Cambodian government will deploy 2,000 soldiers to train as deminers after Western nations, led by the ...

Emotional day as Melbourne welcomes exit from Covid-19 lockdown

Melbourne, Australia's second-biggest city, will exit its coronavirus lockdown after nearly four months under onerous restrictions, authorities announced Monday, with ...

Death taxes and curfews for kids: The Queensland Election

In the lead-up to the Queensland Election, there has been no shortage of events for the media to keep up ...

Where to watch, listen to Bears-Rams game

Nathan Smith The Bears will take on the Los Angeles Rams Monday night at 7:15 p.m. (CT). Here's how you ...

100 Tributes to Sid Hartman by Vikings & 'Close Personal Friends'

Today is the first Sunday in NFL history without Sid Hartman on the planet.The legendary columnist passed away peacefully while ...

Air Tanzania resumes scheduled flights to Harare

HARARE, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Air Tanzania resumed scheduled flights to Harare on Tuesday after a seven-month suspension due to ...

Live COVID-19 updates: S. Korea reports 103 more cases, 26,146 in total

BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Forum on Mazu culture to be held in east China

BEIJING, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- The 5th Global Mazu Culture Forum will be held in Putian City, east China's Fujian ...

Travel agency business mostly resumed in virus-hit Hubei

WUHAN, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- About 88 percent of travel agencies in China's Hubei Province, once hardest hit by COVID-19, ...

Xinhua Headlines: How China's Xinjiang is tackling new COVID-19 outbreak

by Xinhua writers Zhang Zhongkai, He Jun, Pan Ying, Ma Kai and Gao Han URUMQI, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Northwest ...

Profile: A cotton farmer keeping pace with the times in China's Xinjiang

by Xinhua writers Zhang Zhongkai and Li Zhihao URUMQI, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Kulesi Rehim, 54, spent nearly half of ...

6,000-yr-old silkworm sculpture found in north China

TAIYUAN, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Archaeologists unearthed a silkworm sculpture dating back 6,000 years ago in north China's Shanxi Province, ...

First direct flight route links Lhasa, Nanjing

NANJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The city of Nanjing in east China's Jiangsu Province on Tuesday launched its first direct ...

Indonesia launches online visa application system amid COVID-19 pandemic

JAKARTA, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia has launched an online system aimed at enabling foreign travelers to apply for online ...

Zeta gathers hurricane force before hitting SE Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) -- Tropical storm Zeta intensified into a category 1 hurricane in the Caribbean as it ...

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U.S. rift wiith China contrasted by warming of ties with India

NEW DELHI - India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, ...

Acute malnutrition among children in Yemen at highest level ever

Yemeni children are suffering acute malnutrition at unprecedented rates as the world's worst humanitarian crisis grinds on and funding falls ...

27% of passengers on Mideast flight to Dublin diagnosed with Covid-19

An outbreak of coronavirus in Ireland has been attributed to a flight from a country in the Middle East into ...

NASA says water on moon far more widespread that previously thought

The U.S. space agency, NASA, reported Monday it has confirmed water can be found in sunlit areas of the moon, ...

America, damaged and divided, prepares to go to the polls

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling for the presidency of a deeply divided country, ...

20 year prison term for Californian man convicted of terrorism

RIVERSIDE, California - A U.S. man has been sentenced to twenty years in federal prison for conspiring to commit terrorist ...

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