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China’s Hou wins first weightlifting gold of Tokyo 2020

Tokyo, Japan: China's Hou Zhihui took the first weightlifting gold of Tokyo 2020 on Saturday as she dashed India's hopes of an elusive first...

Tokyo Olympics rowing rescheduled over tropical storm

Tokyo, Japan: Tokyo Olympic organizers brought forward rowing events as a "protective measure" Saturday as a tropical storm heads towards the Japanese capital. Tropical Storm...

Lebanon can’t handle next Covid wave: hospital chief

Beirut, Lebanon: Lebanon's deepening economic crisis has piled pressure on hospitals, leaving them ill-equipped to face any new wave of the coronavirus, a top...

India rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon toll hits 76

Mumbai, India: Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from heavy monsoon...

Empty streets as Hanoi goes into lockdown as virus cases soar

Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam locked down eight million people in Hanoi on Saturday, the latest attempt to curb a serious coronavirus outbreak that has already...

Antony Blinken to make the first visit to India

Washington, United States: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will pay his first trip since taking office to India, officials said Friday, as worries...

Fans honor Amy Winehouse in London decade after her death

London, United Kingdom: Fans remembered British singer Amy Winehouse on Friday, paying tribute outside her former home in the London borough of Camden on...

Intrinsic: Alphabet launches new ‘moonshot’ for robotics software

San Francisco, United States: Google's parent Alphabet unveiled a new "moonshot" project to develop software for robotics that could be used in a wide...

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