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Alarming child mortality among Colombian Wayuu

BOGOTA, Colombia Lack of access to clean water is leading to alarmingly high levels of child mortality and malnutrition among Colombias largest Indigenous group problems that could grow worse as a result of the pandemic, a human rights group warned Thursday. The death rate of Wayuu children under the age of 5 in rural areas […]


Air travel is recovering slower than expected, energy agency says.

A global “stalling of mobility,” especially in air travel, has prompted the International Energy Agency to make a slight downgrade in its forecast for oil demand in 2020. The agency said Thursday that demand would fall by 8.1 million barrels a day in 2020, 140,000 barrels lower than last month’s prediction. “The aviation and road […]


Apple readies ‘Apple One’ subscription bundles to boost services

The bundles, dubbed “Apple One” inside the Cupertino, California-based technology giant, are planned to launch as early as October alongside the next iPhone line, the people said. The bundles are designed to encourage customers to subscribe to more Apple services, which will generate more recurring revenue. There will be different tiers, according to the people, […]


Robin Lehner or Marc-Andre Fleury? Inside the Vegas Golden Knights’ delicate goalie situation in the NHL playoffs

For Robin Lehner, the situation would have been comical had it not been so maddening. The blade popped off the Vegas Golden Knights goaltender’s skate — twice — against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their quarterfinal series on Tuesday night. At one point, he was scrambling on the ice to find his footing […]

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U.S. Labels Chinese Language Education Group a Diplomatic Mission

However, in recent years, American teachers and administrators have debated whether teachers in the Confucius Institutes or their educational material help disseminate Chinese government propaganda. In 2014, the University of Chicago ended its contract with the Confucius Institutes, and several other universities have done the same since. As a result, the number of institutes has […]


England’s Marsh retired from all forms of cricket | इंग्लैंड की मार्श ने क्रिकेट के सभी प्रारूपों से लिया संन्यास

डिजिटल डेस्क, लंदन। इंग्लैंड की महिला क्रिकेट टीम की आफ स्पिनर लौरा मार्श ने क्रिकेट के सभी प्रारूपों से संन्यास लेने की घोषणा कर दी है। 33 साल की मार्श ने पिछले साल दिसंबर में अपने अंतरराष्ट्रीय करियर को अलविदा कह दिया था और अब उन्होंने हर तरह की क्रिकेट से संन्यास लेने की घोषणा की […]

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Ageing Saudi Monarch King Salman Lands In Red Sea Megacity To Rest After Surgery

State TV showed King Salman standing on an escalator descending from a plane (File) Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman arrived at a planned Red Sea megacity to “rest and recuperate”, state media said Thursday, after the 84-year-old ruler underwent surgery to remove his gall bladder. The kingdom has sought to quell speculation over the health […]


9/11 Light Tribute to Take Different Shape

The two ghostly columns of light rise each Sept. 11 from the area near ground zero, reaching upward and replicating the shape of the Twin Towers that were destroyed by the Qaeda attacks of 2001. Called the Tribute in Light, the installation has become one of the signature elements of the annual commemorations at the […]


Grizzlies power past Bucks on Jonas Valanciunas’ triple-double, into play-in tournament

6:37 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The first team to clinch a spot in the NBA’s first-ever play-in tournament is the Memphis Grizzlies. After dropping six of their first seven games here inside the NBA’s bubble at the Walt Disney World Resort to fall out of eighth place in the Western […]

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Afghanistan to Investigate Video Showing Forces Mutilating Taliban Corpses

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan’s defense ministry said it was investigating a video circulating on social media Thursday that showed men in Afghan army uniform mutilating bodies of purported Taliban fighters. The intensification of violence on the eve of peace talks to end the war, with fighters from both sides often resorting to brutal tactics, has […]