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Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

World | Oct 08, 2021, 03:30 PM IST

The winners were announced Friday by Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

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UEFA Nations League: Kylian Mbappe inspires comeback as France beat Belgium 3-2

Football | Oct 08, 2021, 10:35 AM IST

Kylian Mbappe redeemed himself with a goal and an assist as France came from two goals down to beat Belgium 3-2 and reach the UEFA Nations League final.

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Abortions resume in some Texas clinics after judge halts law

World | Oct 08, 2021, 10:11 AM IST

The Texas law is just one that has set up the biggest test of abortion rights in the U.S. in decades, and it is part of a broader push by Republicans nationwide to impose new restrictions on abortion.

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Senate dodges US debt disaster, voting to extend borrowing

World | Oct 08, 2021, 09:58 AM IST

The party-line Democratic vote of 50-48 in support of the bill to raise the government’s debt ceiling by nearly a half-trillion dollars brought instant relief in Washington and far beyond.

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US Navy: Submarine USS Connecticut hits object in Pacific; no life-threatening injury

World | Oct 08, 2021, 09:38 AM IST

The officials said it was not yet clear what object the sub had struck but that it was not another submarine.

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Messi fail to score as Argentina draw Paraguay 0-0; Brazil beat Venezuela in World Cup qualifiers

Football | Oct 08, 2021, 09:09 AM IST

Leaders Brazil and second-place Argentina had uninspiring performances in their World Cup qualifying matches on Thursday, but gained key competition points.

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California oil spill: How much oil leaked from ruptured underwater pipeline still unknown

World | Oct 08, 2021, 08:59 AM IST

Sarah Bedolfe, a marine scientist with ocean advocacy group Oceana, said those responsible for oil spills are on the hook for damages, so early spill estimates tend to be lower than final amounts.

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Joe Biden to restore 3 national monuments cut by Donald Trump

World | Oct 08, 2021, 08:14 AM IST

The Biden administration has said the decision to review the monuments was part of an expansive plan to tackle climate change and reverse the Trump administration’s “harmful” policies.

Donald Trump's false election claims in focus in Virginia

Donald Trump's false election claims in focus in Virginia governor race

World | Oct 08, 2021, 08:09 AM IST

The GOP nominee for governor of Virginia argued this week that the state's voting machines must be regularly audited, suggesting that would ensure “everybody can trust” the process.

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Elon Musk says Tesla will move HQ from California to Texas

Oct 08, 2021, 06:34 AM IST

Musk noted that cost of housing in the Bay Area has made it tough for many people to become homeowners and that translates into long commutes.

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Magnitude 6.1 quake shakes Tokyo; no tsunami danger

World | Oct 07, 2021, 08:02 PM IST

The Meteorological Agency said the quake was centered in Chiba prefecture, just east of Tokyo, at a depth of 80 kilometers (48 miles). It caused buildings to sway but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.  

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Joe Biden, China's Xi Jinping expected to meet virtually by year's end

World | Oct 07, 2021, 08:02 AM IST

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the two sides are still working through what the virtual meeting “would look like.”

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Pakistan earthquake: At least 20 killed, over 300 injured as 5.7 magnitude quake strikes Balochistan

World | Oct 07, 2021, 02:24 PM IST

Pakistan Earthquake: At least 20 people were killed and over 300 others injured after a powerful earthquake struck Balochistan.

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WHO approves world's first Malaria vaccine, recommends broad use for children

World | Oct 06, 2021, 10:32 PM IST

WHO said its decision was based on results from ongoing research in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi that has tracked more than 800,000 children since 2019.

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Barcelona says audit shows club was technically bankrupt

Football | Oct 06, 2021, 08:35 PM IST

Barcelona CEO Ferrán Reverter presented a grim picture of the club's financial situation while releasing the results from a Deloitte audit that started after Laporta arrived in March

Nobel in chemistry honors pair for new way to make molecules

Benjamin List, David WC MacMillan win Nobel in Chemistry for new way to make molecules

World | Oct 06, 2021, 05:11 PM IST

Benjamin List of Germany and Scotland-born David W.C. MacMillan developed “asymmetric organocatalysis” — work that has already had a significant impact on pharmaceutical research, said Goran Hansson, secretary-general of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The tool has also made chemistry “greener,” the judges said.

Former Germany captain Philipp Lahm opposed to biennial FIFA World Cup

Former Germany captain Philipp Lahm opposed to biennial FIFA World Cup

Football | Oct 06, 2021, 10:54 AM IST

Former Germany captain Philipp Lahm has said that the current World Cup format should "remain as it is."

Spanish NBA great Pau Gasol announces retirement from basketball

Spanish NBA great Pau Gasol announces retirement from basketball

Other Sports | Oct 06, 2021, 10:37 AM IST

Gasol announced his retirement from basketball on Tuesday after a career that earned him two NBA titles and a world championship gold with Spain's national team.

Germany unveil logo for Euro 2024 tournament

Germany unveil logo for Euro 2024 tournament

Football | Oct 06, 2021, 09:41 AM IST

Some guests and media were invited to Berlin's Olympiastadion for the UEFA launch, though no fans were present on a damp evening in the German capital on Tuesday.

WHO still reviewing Sputnik V vaccine, as Russia presses bid

WHO still reviewing Sputnik V vaccine, as Russia presses bid

World | Oct 05, 2021, 07:36 PM IST

The World Health Organisation is still reviewing data about Russia's Sputnik V vaccine as part of hopes that it can be approved by the UN health agency for emergency use against coronavirus, but said Tuesday that no decision is imminent.

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