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Sanders projected to win Nevada Democratic caucuses

With votes still being counted, Bernie Sanders, U.S. senator from the state of Vermont and a Democratic presidential candidate, obtained 47.1 percent of the...

Argentina and IMF say their talks on new debt agreement “fruitful”

Argentina and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Saturday that progress has been made in their talks about a new agreement to address the...

Italian government unveils tougher measures against coronavirus

After hours of a special cabinet meeting, the Italian government announced toughened measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus on Saturday evening,...
novel coronavirus

U.S. experts refute conspiracy theory on origin of novel coronavirus

The novel coronavirus "occurred naturally from animals to people" rather than being "made in some biological weapon research," a leading U.S. epidemiologist has said,...

At least 7 dead in Ecuador traffic accident

At least seven people were killed and more than 30 injured in a traffic accident in the southwestern province of Guayas on Saturday, according...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump’s national security adviser denies evidence of Russia helping Trump reelected

U.S. President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said that he had not seen any evidence that Russia will help Trump get reelected,...

Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival kicks off to inspire creativity, engagement

The 12th annual Bay Area International Children's Film Festival kicked off Saturday to inspire creativity and engagement of children in public affairs. ...
Leipzig whitewash Schalke 5-0

Leipzig whitewash Schalke 5-0 to stay second in Bundesliga

RB Leipzig secured a comfortable 5-0 victory and defended the second place in the standings after scoring four second half goals to trash Schalke...
Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund reap 2-0 win over Bremen in Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund remain in the hunt for the top spot after beating Werder Bremen 2-0 at the 23rd round in Bundesliga on Saturday. ...

Messi scores four, Real Madrid lose, Barca go top

Leo Messi scored four goals as FC Barcelona returned to the top of the Liga Santander a week ahead of their visit to play...

Chinese healthcare website Zhongchao to make Nasdaq debut

Zhongchao Inc., a provider of healthcare information, professional training and educational services to healthcare professionals and the public in China, plans to list on...
Leo Messi

Leo Messi nets four as Barca cruise past Eibar

FC Barcelona and Leo Messi warmed up for a vital week which sees them visit Naples in the Champions League and face Real Madrid...

117th Toy Fair kicks off in New York

The 117th Toy Fair New York kicked off on Saturday at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan, attracting more than 1,000 exhibitors from...
Chinese language

Palestinian universities cooperate in teaching Chinese language

Various Palestinian universities on Saturday signed a cooperation agreement on Chinese language teaching. Under the agreement, Al-Quds University, which hosts the only...
unknown gunman

Shooting reported at shisha bar in Germany’s Stuttgart, no injuries

A gunman on Saturday attacked a shisha bar in southwestern German city of Stuttgart, local media N-TV reported. Police said there was...
Patients infected with the novel coronavirus are seen at a makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 5, 2020. The makeshift hospital converted from an exhibition center in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city began accepting patients Wednesday. The hospital can provide about 1,600 beds to infected patients. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

Tunisian politicians, businessmen confident in China’s fight against COVID-19

In a conference held in Tunis on Saturday, Tunisian politicians and businessmen expressed their confidence in China's fight against COVID-19. The conference...
European Union

Czech PM blames wealthy EU member states for budget summit failure

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Saturday blamed wealthier European Union (EU) member states for the failure of this week's EU budget summit, which...
A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Nov. 4, 2019. U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 114.75 points, or 0.42 percent, to 27,462.11. The S&P 500 rallied 11.36 points, or 0.37 percent, to 3,078.27. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 46.80 points, or 0.56 percent, to 8,433.20. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

U.S. stocks post weekly losses amid Fed minutes, lackluster data

U.S. equities declined in the week featuring the release of the Federal Reserve's January meeting minutes and a slew of key economic data. ...
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) welcomes opposition leader Riek Machar at State House in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Jan. 15, 2020. South Sudan warring parties on Wednesday agreed to continue with further consultations on the contentious issue of the number of states after Salva Kiir and Riek Machar met in Juba. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

UN and East Africa bloc laud formation of South Sudan unity government

The East African bloc and the UN refugee agency welcomed the formation of a long-awaited unity government in South Sudan on Saturday, bringing political...
Kuwaiti nationals evacuated from Iran get off a plane at Kuwait International Airport in Farwaniya Governorate, Kuwait, Feb. 22, 2020. Kuwait received the arrival of the first flight from Iran with Kuwaiti nationals on Saturday, as part of the country's evacuation plan after the COVID-19 outbreak in Iran. (Photo by Asad/Xinhua)

Kuwait evacuates citizens from Iran over COVID-19

Kuwait received the arrival of the first flight from Iran with Kuwaiti nationals on Saturday, as part of the country's evacuation plan after the...

Canadian cruise ship passenger tests negative for coronavirus

A Canadian who returned to Canada Friday after being aboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan has tested negative for the illness while under...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan says road map set for Syria’s Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said a road map on Syria's Idlib was determined after his phone conversations with Russian, French and...

Iran reports 6th death from COVID-19

An Iranian official on Saturday announced that another person had died from COVID-19, pushing the country's total death toll to six. ...

Netherlands partners Ghana to develop human resource

Mr Ronald Strikker, the Netherlands Ambassador, said his country is committed to partnering Ghana to develop her human resource, particularly entrepreneurs, for economic development. ...

MOE launches report to enhance quality education in basis schools

The Ministry of Education, in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has launched the End-line Impact Evaluation Report for the...

Sailors should be proactive in global fight against Coronavirus-BMMP

The Bureau of Marine /Matirime Protection, has asked sailors to be proactive in the global war against the coronavirus, COVID-19. “The pace at which the...

Prof. Owusu-Sekyere inducted Vice Chancellor of CCTU

Right Reverend Professor Joshua Danso Owusu-Sekyere has been inducted as the Vice Chancellor of the Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU),...

Locum doctors augment service delivery in UER Hospital

Management of the Upper East Regional Hospital has engaged the services of six locum doctors as part of strategies to bridge the doctor-patient...

Komla Dumor Foundation launches two books

The Komla Dumor Foundation has launched two books to honour the Life Legacy of Excellence of the Journalist, who was an inspiration to many...

Aburi Craft Village appeals for removal of non-tariff barriers

The President of the Aburi Craft Village, Nana Krobea Asante, has appealed to the Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA) to advocate...