German soccer team loses 37-0 in socially distanced game

German soccer team loses 37-0 in socially distanced game

An amateur soccer team in Germany suffered a bad defeat this past Sunday after only seven players took the field. The seven who played, employed social distancing at their opponents but it’s very tough...
IMF approves $1 billion in funds for Angola (Reports)

IMF approves $1 billion in funds for Angola (Reports)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday, September 16, approved release of another $1 billion in lending for Angola as its economy struggles with the COVID-19 downturn and global drop in crude prices. The Washington-based...
Europe's top court says net neutrality rules bar 'zero rating' (Reports)

Europe’s top court says net neutrality rules bar ‘zero rating’ (Reports)

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has taken a stand in support of EU net neutrality rules in a case probing ‘zero-tariff’ deals, which give preferential treatment to the use of certain popular web...
Perfectly preserved Ice Age cave bear found in Arctic Russia (Picture)

Perfectly preserved Ice Age cave bear found in Arctic Russia (Picture)

Reindeer herders in a Russian Arctic archipelago have found an immaculately preserved carcass of an Ice Age cave bear, researchers said Monday. The find, revealed by the melting permafrost, was discovered on the Lyakhovsky Islands...
Killer whales 'attack' boat off the coast of Galicia (Video)

Killer whales ‘attack’ boat off the coast of Galicia (Video)

Scientists are confused - and presumably slightly concerned - about recent incidents of orcas ramming into boats along the coasts of Spain and Portugal. Over the past couple of months, sailors have made several distress...
Puerto Rico to Reopen Beaches, Gyms, Theaters Amid Pandemic

Puerto Rico to Reopen Beaches, Gyms, Theaters Amid Pandemic

Puerto Rico’s governor on Thursday announced she would reopen beaches, casinos, gyms and movie theaters across the U.S. territory as officials report a recent drop in COVID-19 cases and deaths that some experts worry...
AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Halt A 'Wake-Up Call,' WHO Says

AstraZeneca Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Halt A ‘Wake-Up Call,’ WHO Says

AstraZeneca’s pause of its COVID-19 vaccine trial is a “wake-up call” demonstrating the challenges of the development process, according to the World Health Organization’s chief scientist. Dr Soumya Swaminathan said that researchers should not be...
Egypt: 13 sealed coffins unearthed in Saqqara

Egypt: 13 sealed coffins unearthed in Saqqara

An official statement from Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Sunday announced the discovery of a deep burial well in the Saqqara necropolis containing more than 13 intact and sealed coffins. The Minister of...
Nigeria Central Bank Freezes Accounts Of 38 Firms Over Forex Infractions

Nigeria Central Bank Freezes Accounts Of 38 Firms Over Forex Infractions

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed banks to freeze the accounts of 38 companies operating in the country. The development was confirmed in a circular signed by the CBN’s Director of Banking Supervision,...
Josef Koeberl: Austrian man sits inside ice box for 2 hours and 30 minutes

Josef Koeberl: Austrian man sits inside ice box for 2 hours and 30 minutes

Josef Koeberl broke his 2019 record, which was the current world record, by 30 minutes. An 'ice swimmer' from Austria named Josef Koeberl stayed in an icebox for around 2 hours and 30 minutes, therefore...

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