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 2020-08-07 11:31 

Reuters

'Possibility of external interference': Lebanon's president expands blast probe...

Lebanon's president said on Friday an investigation into the biggest blast in Beirut's history would examine whether "external interference" had a role, as residents tried to rebuild their shattered lives and homes after the explosion.'...

 2020-08-07 11:31 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Sri Lankan shares retreat from session highs as consumer staples drag...

Sri Lankan shares closed flat on Friday, as losses in consumer staples stocks offset gains made during the session after parliamentary elections handed President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his older brother an overwhelming majority....

 2020-08-07 11:31 

Reuters

Sri Lankan shares retreat from session highs as consumer staples drag...

Sri Lankan shares closed flat on Friday, as losses in consumer staples stocks offset gains made during the session after parliamentary elections handed President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his older brother an overwhelming majority.'...

 2020-08-07 11:30 

Sputnik International

Turkey Restarts Gas Drilling in Eastern Mediterranean as Hopes for Talks With Greece Collapse...

Ankara temporarily halted its gas drilling for gas in an area of the eastern Mediterranean which Greece and Cyprus consider to be their territorial waters late last month, giving rise to hopes that the disagreement could be resolved through negotiations....

 2020-08-07 11:30 

IANS

Punjab hikes relief to hooch victims' kin to Rs 5 lakh each...

Tarn Taran (Punjab), Aug 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced an increased compensation of Rs 5 lakh instead of Rs 2 lakh to the families whose lost their kin in the hooch tragedy....

 2020-08-07 11:30 

IANS

SP to erect Parashuram statue to woo UP Brahmins...

Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party is preparing to erect a statue of Parashuram, believed to be the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu, in Lucknow....

 2020-08-07 11:30 

Press Trust of India

Drones banned in Noida in view of CM Adityanath's visit...

Noida (UP), Aug 7 (PTI) No drone cameras are allowed to operate in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar for two days starting Friday in view of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit on Saturday, police said. Security has been intensified and local ...

 2020-08-07 11:29 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Russia offers to supply Philippines with COVID-19 vaccine...
 2020-08-07 11:29 

Reuters

[ UK ]

German ministries propose bringing forward spending worth 26 billion euros - Spiegel...

Germany's federal ministries have proposed bringing forward 26 billion euros' (23.6 billion pounds) worth of expenditure, Der Spiegel reported on Friday, to help Europe's largest economy recover from a coronavirus-induced historic slump....

 2020-08-07 11:29 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Bundesliga to have shorter winter break next season...

The Bundesliga season kicks on Sept. 18 with champions Bayern Munich taking on Schalke 04 and will only have an 11-day winter break as the German Football League (DFL) adapts the schedule amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-08-07 11:28 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Mask wearing to be compulsory outdoors in parts of Marseille...

Wearing face masks will be made compulsory outdoors from Aug 8 to Aug 30 in parts of Marseille, France's second-largest city, to contain the spread of the coronavirus, local authorities said on Friday....

 2020-08-07 11:28 

Reuters

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Japan says in deal to purchase AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine...
 2020-08-07 11:28 

UPI

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits inside-the-park homer vs. Chicago White Sox...

Christian Yelich usually deposits his home runs over outfield walls, but his most recent round-tripper stayed in the ballpark in Chicago Thursday night....

 2020-08-07 11:28 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Extending UK furlough would trap people in false hope, finance minister says...

Extending Britain's furlough scheme would leave some workers trapped in false hope that they could return to their jobs after the coronavirus pandemic, British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Friday....

 2020-08-07 11:27 

Reuters Canada

Swapping shorts for thermals, 'I'm A Celebrity' moves to UK from Australia...

British broadcaster ITV will this year hold its reality TV show "I...

 2020-08-07 11:27 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Israel says shot down drone on Golan Heights overnight...

Israel's military said on Friday it had shot down a drone overnight that crossed into Israeli airspace near Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights, a strategic plateau at the frontier with Syria....

 2020-08-07 11:26 

AP

'The world exploded': Beirut blast takes a husband, father...

BEIRUT (AP) — Soha Saade had not seen her husband since Christmas. The coronavirus pandemic had kept 44-year-old Jihad in Nigeria, where he worked far from his family in Beirut. Once travel......

 2020-08-07 11:25 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Italian valley evacuated as cathedral-sized glacier slips...

A melting glacier as large as a cathedral is at risk of breaking apart due to a heatwave, forcing the evacuation of part of an Italian alpine valley....

 2020-08-07 11:25 

Reuters

Italian valley evacuated as cathedral-sized glacier slips...

A melting glacier as large as a cathedral is at risk of breaking apart due to a heatwave, forcing the evacuation of part of an Italian alpine valley.'...

 2020-08-07 11:25 

Kuwait News Agency

Trump signs executive orders banning TikTok, WeChat...

KUWAIT, July 7 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump issued late Thursday two executive orders against China owned apps TikTok and WeChat that would ban the companies from doing most business in the US that take effect in 45 days. In the executive orders, T...

 2020-08-07 11:24 

Reuters Africa

Italian valley evacuated as cathedral-sized glacier slips...

A melting glacier as large as a cathedral is at risk of breaking apart due to a heatwave, forcing the evacuation of part of an Italian alpine valley....

 2020-08-07 11:24 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Dollar resumes advance ahead of jobs data on renewed U.S.-China tensions...

The U.S. dollar rebounded whilst other major currencies weakened on Friday after President Donald Trump took steps to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of two popular mobile apps....

 2020-08-07 11:24 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Dollar resumes advance ahead of jobs data on renewed U.S.-China tensions...

The U.S. dollar rebounded whilst other major currencies weakened on Friday after President Donald Trump took steps to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of two popular mobile apps....

 2020-08-07 11:24 

TASS

Shipyard in Volga area lays down two Grachonok-class anti-saboteur ships...

They are designated to protect the water area of Russian naval bases, according to the project's developer...

 2020-08-07 11:24 

IANS

CJI junks CBI plea by other, says Sushant's dad pursuing case...

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking directions to the Bihar government to transfer the investigation in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput case to either CBI or NIA, as the case was already with the CBI since...

 2020-08-07 11:24 

IANS

26 persons bitten by snake in UP village...

Bahraich (UP), Aug 7 (IANS) In the past 10 days, around 26 people have been bitten by snakes in Chilbila village of Bahraich district out of which one died earlier this week....

 2020-08-07 11:23 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Rugby: Exiled Rebels dominate high-flying Brumbies in Sydney...

Wallabies back Reece Hodge scored two first-half tries as the Melbourne Rebels handed Super Rugby AU pacesetters the ACT Brumbies their first defeat of the campaign with a convincing 30-12 victory at a rain-drenched Leichhardt Oval on Friday....

 2020-08-07 11:23 

dpa

Racing Point fined and deducted points for car infringements...

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 2020-08-07 11:22 

dpa

Bayern host Chelsea in repeat of 2012 Champions League final...

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

 2020-08-07 11:22 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 2-German 10-year bond yields keep below one-week highs ahead of U.S. data...

German 10-year bond yields held below one-week highs on Friday and Italian 10-year yields floated around the psychologically important 1% level ahead of U.S. jobs data that is expected to set the tone of the session....

 2020-08-07 11:22 

Reuters

[ Business ]

UPDATE 2-German 10-year bond yields keep below one-week highs ahead of U.S. data...

German 10-year bond yields held below one-week highs on Friday and Italian 10-year yields floated around the psychologically important 1% level ahead of U.S. jobs data that is expected to set the tone of the session....

 2020-08-07 11:22 

AKIpress News Agency

Significant fall in VAT receipts for domestically produced and imported goods reported in Kyrgyzstan in H1...
 2020-08-07 11:22 

AP

Russia warns it will see any incoming missile as nuclear...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will perceive any ballistic missile launched at its territory as a nuclear attack that warrants a nuclear retaliation, the military warned in an article published......

 2020-08-07 11:22 

TASS

Children, people aged over 70 develop highest levels of COVID-19 antibodies, study reveals...

A large-scale research on COVID-19 herd immunity was conducted in more than 20 Russian regions...

 2020-08-07 11:22 

Reuters

[ UK ]

FOREX-Dollar resumes advance ahead of jobs data on renewed U.S.-China tensions...

The U.S. dollar rebounded whilst other major currencies weakened on Friday after President Donald Trump took steps to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of two popular mobile apps....

 2020-08-07 11:22 

Reuters

[ Business ]

FOREX-Dollar resumes advance ahead of jobs data on renewed U.S.-China tensions...
 2020-08-07 11:22 

TASS

Wuxi opens its arms to global talents, 2020 Taihu Talent Summit is held in Wuxi...
 2020-08-07 11:21 

Reuters

[ Business ]

German ministries propose bringing forward spending worth 26 bln eur - Spiegel...

Germany's federal ministries have proposed bringing forward 26 billion euros' ($31 billion) worth of expenditure, Der Spiegel reported on Friday, to help Europe's largest economy recover from a coronavirus-induced historic slump....

 2020-08-07 11:21 

UPI

Janelle Monae's 'Antebellum' skipping U.S. theaters for VOD...

Horror film Antebellum, starring Janelle Monae, will be skipping a U.S. theatrical release and will instead be distributed through streaming services on Sept. 18....

 2020-08-07 11:21 

IANS

ISL: Jamshedpur FC appoint Owen Coyle as head coach...

Jamshedpur, Aug 7 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC on Friday announced the signing of Owen Coyle as their new head coach ahead of their 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) campaign....

 2020-08-07 11:21 

IANS

Vistara committed to all orders placed with aircraft manufacturers (IANS Special)...

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Despite the economic turbulence due to the Covid-19 outbreak, full-service air carrier Vistara is committed to the overall orders it had placed with Boeing and Airbus in 2018, a top company executive told IANS....

 2020-08-07 11:21 

Press Trust of India

Manoj Sinha takes oath as new LG of Jammu and Kashmir...

(Eds: Adding details, Sinha's quotes) Srinagar, Aug 7 (PTI) Former Union minister Manoj Sinha was on Friday was sworn in as the new lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir, the first political leader to take charge of the union territory. The 61-year...

 2020-08-07 11:20 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Germany, France and Poland urge for free and fair election in Belarus...

Germany, France and Poland are observing developments in Belarus with...

 2020-08-07 11:20 

MehrNews.com

Mousavi reacts to Brian Hook's departure...

TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi reacted to the departure of US special representative for Iran, Brian Hook....

 2020-08-07 11:19 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Swapping shorts for thermals, 'I'm A Celebrity' moves to UK from Australia...

British broadcaster ITV will this year hold its reality TV show...

 2020-08-07 11:18 

Sputnik International

Trump's Orders 'Contradict' Each Other, Could See Drug Shortages In COVID-19 Struggle - Trade Group...

A major organisation representing domestic pharmaceutical firms warned of the consequences of two contradictory executive orders from the US president following partisan infighting on providing aid to tackle the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it was announ...

 2020-08-07 11:18 

Antara News

[ Indonesia ]

Industry Minister optimistic on economic rebound in Q3 2020 - ANTARA News...

Indonesia's Industry Minister Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita said he is optimistic the economy will improve in the third quarter of 2020, with the ......

 2020-08-07 11:18 

IANS

OnePlus smartphones to get 'Always-on Display' feature...

Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the latest OxygenOS 11 update will bring the 'Always-On Display' feature to the smartphones....

 2020-08-07 11:18 

Kuwait News Agency

MoH: 720 recoveries from COVID-19 in Kuwait, tally at 62,330...

KUWAIT, Aug 7 (KUNA) -- Some 720 people recovered from the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 62,330, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health said on Friday. The ministry added, in a statement to KUNA, that the new number was based ...

 2020-08-07 11:17 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Brazil's biggest lenders delay $44 billion in loan for consumers, companies...

Brazil's top four listed lenders are giving months-long extensions for consumers and companies to repay 235 billion reais ($43.98 billion) in outstanding loans, a move to give financially squeezed borrowers breathing room....

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