Daily Archives: October 8, 2020

Aussie women match Ponting-era record with 21 straight wins

Brisbane, Oct 7 (AP) The Australian women's team beat New Zealand by 232 runs Wednesday to record its 21st consecutive win in one-day international...

2 scientists win Nobel chemistry prize for ‘gene scissors’

Stockholm, Oct 7 (AP) Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for developing a method of genome editing likened to molecular scissors...

US charges British IS members in deaths of Western hostages

Washington, Oct 7 (AP) The Justice Department unsealed charges Wednesday against two Islamic State militants from Britain, accusing them of carrying out a gruesome...

Report: 3.7 million Afghan children don’t attend school

Kabul, Oct 7 (AP) Principal Fazel Rahim says the 1,700 students in grades 1-6 at his Allah Gul Mujahid primary school just east of...

Brandix cluster passes 1,000 COVID cases in Sri Lanka; Company denies Indian connection

Colombo, Oct 7 (PTI) An apparel exports factory, which has emerged as the single largest COVID-19 cluster in Sri Lanka, on Wednesday denied that...

China under pressure to cancel debt to coronavirus-hit poor countries: Report

Beijing, Oct 7 (PTI) China, the world's largest creditor, is increasingly coming under pressure to cancel its huge debt to coronavirus-hit poor countries under...

Iran’s Rouhani slams sending fighters to Nagorno-Karabakh

Tehran, Oct 7 (AP) Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday warned that his country will not tolerate the presence of foreign fighters terrorists that...