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 2020-08-03 18:27 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Former king Juan Carlos has already left Spain, El Mundo says...

Spain's former king Juan Carlos has already left Spain, El Mundo newspaper said on Monday after the Royal House announced he planned to do so after corruption allegations about him surfaced in recent weeks....

 2020-08-03 18:27 

Reuters

[ World ]

South African corruption watchdog probes COVID-19 tenders...

South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Monday it was investigating irregularities in coronavirus-related tenders, the latest in a series of scandals that trade unions said showed the government's failure to tackle graft....

 2020-08-03 18:26 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UK reports second-highest COVID-19 cases since June...

Britain's health ministry reported 938 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, the second-highest daily total since June, taking the cumulative number of positive test results to 305,623....

 2020-08-03 18:26 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. LNG exports set to rise for the first time in six months; prices jump...

U.S. liquefied natural gas exports are on track to rise in August for the first month in six, helping to boost U.S. gas prices by over 17% on Monday, analysts said.'...

 2020-08-03 18:26 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-U.S. LNG exports set to rise for the first time in six months; prices jump...

U.S. liquefied natural gas exports are on track to rise in August for the first month in six, helping to boost U.S. gas prices by over 17% on Monday, analysts said....

 2020-08-03 18:25 

Ecns.cn

Tokyo's Paralympic competition schedule will remain the same for 2021...

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic schedule remains essentially unchanged for the event that has been postponed until next year, organizers said on Monday....

 2020-08-03 18:25 

Reuters

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Earnings, Microsoft boost Wall St as investors await stimulus...

Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday as Microsoft's pursuit of TikTok's U.S. operations and a clutch of upbeat quarterly earnings reports lifted sentiment in the absence of a fiscal coronavirus relief deal.'...

 2020-08-03 18:25 

Reuters

[ UK ]

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Earnings, Microsoft boost Wall St as investors await stimulus...

Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday as Microsoft's pursuit of TikTok's U.S. operations and a clutch of upbeat quarterly earnings reports lifted sentiment in the absence of a fiscal coronavirus relief deal....

 2020-08-03 18:25 

Press Trust of India

Manipur CM inaugurates 300-bed Covid Care Centre...

Imphal, Aug 3, (PTI) Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Monday inaugurated a 300-bed Covid Care Centre (CCC)at Manipur Trade and Expo Centre, Lamboikhongnangkhong inImphal West District.Briefing media persons, the chief minister said thatthere is evi...

 2020-08-03 18:24 

dpa

The Rock buys XFL, US football league meant to compete against NFL...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2020-08-03 18:24 

dpa

Genoa's new motorway bridge inaugurated as rainbow marks ceremony...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2020-08-03 18:24 

Reuters

Former king Juan Carlos has already left Spain, El Mundo says...
 2020-08-03 18:24 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Former king Juan Carlos has already left Spain, El Mundo says...

Spain's former king Juan Carlos has already left Spain, El Mundo newspaper said on Monday after the Royal House announced he planned to do so after corruption allegations about him surfaced in recent weeks....

 2020-08-03 18:23 

Reuters

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Earnings, Microsoft set to boost Wall St as investors await stimulus...

Wall Street's main indexes were set to open higher on Monday as Microsoft's pursuit of TikTok's U.S. operations and a clutch of upbeat quarterly earnings reports lifted sentiment in the absence of a fiscal coronavirus relief deal.'...

 2020-08-03 18:23 

Reuters

[ UK ]

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Earnings, Microsoft set to boost Wall St as investors await stimulus...

Wall Street's main indexes were set to open higher on Monday as Microsoft's pursuit of TikTok's U.S. operations and a clutch of upbeat quarterly earnings reports lifted sentiment in the absence of a fiscal coronavirus relief deal....

 2020-08-03 18:23 

Press Trust of India

COVID-19: 203 new cases in Nanded, 73 in Latur...

Aurangabad, Aug 3 (PTI) The number of COVID-19 cases increased by 203 on Monday to reach 2,359 in Nanded and by 73in Latur to touch 2,547, an official said.While 103 people have so far died in Latur, theoverall toll in Nanded is 94, including four during ...

 2020-08-03 18:21 

Reuters

Exor and Covea agree investments to settle relationship after failed PartnerRE deal...

Italy's Exor said on Monday that French insurer Covea had agreed to invest a total of 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion), partly in entities managed by PartnerRE, after walking away from a deal to buy the reinsurer from Exor earlier this year.'...

 2020-08-03 18:21 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Exor and Covea agree investments to settle relationship after failed PartnerRE deal...

Italy's Exor said on Monday that French insurer Covea had agreed to invest a total of 1.5 billion euros ($1.8 billion), partly in entities managed by PartnerRE, after walking away from a deal to buy the reinsurer from Exor earlier this year....

 2020-08-03 18:21 

Kuwait News Agency

Lebanon names president's advisor as new foreign minister...

BEIRUT, Aug 3 (KUNA) -- Lebanon on Monday appointed President Michel Aoun's diplomatic advisor as the country's new foreign minister after the abrupt resignation of his predecessor Nassif Hitti. As per a decree signed by the president and prime mi...

 2020-08-03 18:19 

Reuters

UK reports second-highest COVID-19 cases since June...
 2020-08-03 18:19 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-South African corruption watchdog probes COVID-19 tenders...
 2020-08-03 18:18 

Kuwait News Agency

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 2020-08-03 18:17 

TASS

French justice rules on court process over Russian Vinnik accused of stealing data...
 2020-08-03 18:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

Engineered decoys trap virus in test tube study; healthcare workers at high risk even with protections...

The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus....

 2020-08-03 18:14 

Ecns.cn

People live in harmony with golden snub-nosed monkey in Yangxian County, Shaanxi...

A golden snub-nosed monkey is pictured with a villager at Maoping Village of Maoping Town in Yangxian County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 2, 2020....

 2020-08-03 18:13 

AP

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson acquires XFL...

Former wrestling star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson said he has acquired the XFL.The 48-year-old Johnson made the announcement Monday on Twitter. The price reportedly is $15 million.The......

 2020-08-03 18:13 

AP

"Blood in the Water:" War in the 1956 Olympic pool...

Quentin Tarantino called a documentary film about it "the best untold story ever." Even allowing for the famed director's Hollywood-spawned hyperbole, generations of sports fans have never heard......

 2020-08-03 18:13 

Kuwait News Agency

346 cases, 1 death in Bahrain...

KUWAIT, Aug 3 (KUNA) -- Bahrain's Health Ministry announced a fresh death due to the novel coronavirus, taking the country's death toll to 148. In a twitter statement, the ministry also reported 346 more cases of the Covid-19, adding that the new ...

 2020-08-03 18:12 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Exor and Covea agree investments to settle relationship after failed PartnerRE deal...
 2020-08-03 18:12 

Press Trust of India

AP reports 7,822 COVID-19 cases, 63 fatalities...

Amaravati, Aug 3 (PTI): The COVID-19 surge continued in Andhra Pradesh with the addition of 7,822 fresh cases onMonday, taking the tally to 1,66,586. While 5,786 patients had recovered and been dischargedfrom hospitals across the state, another 63 succumb...

 2020-08-03 18:11 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-France reports 3,376 new COVID-19 cases over three-day period...
 2020-08-03 18:10 

Reuters

Trump ousts TVA board members over outsourcing jobs; targets CEO salary...

President Donald Trump said on Monday he was formally removing two members from the board of the Tennessee Valley Authority for seeking to outsource U.S. jobs to foreign workers, and criticized its chief executive as overpaid.'...

 2020-08-03 18:10 

BloombergQuint

Amazon's Market Power to Be Investigated by New York AG...

Amazon's Market Power to Be Investigated by New York AG...

 2020-08-03 18:10 

Ecns.cn

Zhong Nanshan nominated for the Medal of the Republic...

Epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan is nominated for the Medal of the Republic, the highest state honor....

 2020-08-03 18:10 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

2nd edition of King Hamad Chair in Interfaith Dialogue and Peaceful Co-Existence summer programme to be held on August 31...
 2020-08-03 18:09 

Reuters

EU urged to ratchet up pressure on Poland in defence of LGBT+ rights...

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ campaigners have praised an EU decision to withhold funds from six Polish municipalities that declared themselves "LGBT-free zones", urging Brussels to intensify pressure on the nationalist government ov...

 2020-08-03 18:07 

Press Trust of India

Heavy to very heavy rains in MP in next 24 hours: IMD...

Bhopal, Aug 3 (PTI) The IMD on Monday forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms andlightning in many parts of Madhya Pradesh over the next 24hours.It said heavy to very heavy rainfall and thunderstormwith lightning was likely to o...

 2020-08-03 18:07 

Press Trust of India

12 fresh coronavirus cases in UP's Muzaffarnagar...

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Aug 3 (PTI) Twelve more people, including six jail inmates, tested positive for COVID-19, taking the number of active patients to 188 in the district on Monday, an official said. According to District Magistrate Selvakumari J, 12 cases...

 2020-08-03 18:06 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 2-Trump ousts TVA board members over outsourcing jobs; targets CEO salary...
 2020-08-03 18:05 

UPI

Treasure hunters find $130,000 worth of silver coins behind British pub...

A team of treasure hunters using metal detectors in a field behind a British pub discovered an estimated $130,000 worth of coins dating to the 15th to 17th centuries....

 2020-08-03 18:04 

Ecns.cn

Red Notice fugitive back in China to face the law...

A Chinese fugitive suspected of perpetrating duty-related crimes has returned to China to face the law, China's top anti-graft authority said Monday....

 2020-08-03 18:04 

ANA-MPA

Rescheduling of summer transport helps congestion in Athens...

Rescheduling and the revocation of holidays for staff have improved congestion on public......

 2020-08-03 18:03 

Ecns.cn

Key components of China's navigation satellite system BDS-3 100% domestic...

All key components of the Beidou-3 satellite are 100 percent made-in-China, showing the country's ambitions in independently controllable technology breakthroughs....

 2020-08-03 18:02 

BloombergQuint

Heavy Rains To Return To Mumbai; Red Alert Issued...

Mumbaikars are advised to avoid going out on Aug. 4 and 5, said private forecaster Skymet Weather....

 2020-08-03 18:00 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Google to buy stake in ADT in home security push for $450 mln...
 2020-08-03 18:00 

Reuters

U.S. banks tightened lending standards, loan demand dropped in Q2, Fed says...

Loan officers at U.S. banks reported tightening standards and terms on all types of business, real estate and consumer loans in the second quarter as widespread coronavirus-related shutdowns plunged the economy into recession and tens of millions of worke...

 2020-08-03 18:00 

MehrNews.com

VIDEO: Kani Barazan, paradise of Iranian birds...

TEHRAN, Aug. 03 (MNA) Covering an area of 910 hectares, Kani Barazan is one of the most important wetlands in south of Lake Urmia. It is the most valuable habitats of migratory and native waterfowl and shorebirds in the northwest of the country....

 2020-08-03 17:59 

Reuters

Fed's Barkin says economy faces 'sinkhole' without more fiscal support...

The U.S. economy faces a much larger downturn than previously forecast if Congress is unable to provide longer-term fiscal support quickly to tens of millions of Americans who are currently jobless, Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin said on Monday.'...

 2020-08-03 17:59 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Freeport seeks more time to build Train 4 at LNG export plant in Texas...

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 2020-08-03 17:59 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Freeport seeks more time to build Train 4 at LNG export plant in Texas...

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