November 28, 2021 By Aditya Kalra NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Visa Inc has complained to the U.S. government that India’s “informal and formal” promotion of domestic payments rival RuPay hurts the U.S. giant in a key market, memos seen by Reuters show. In public Visa has downplayed concerns about the rise of RuPay, which has […]

November 28, 2021 BEIJING (Reuters) – China could face more than 630,000 COVID-19 infections a day if it dropped its zero-tolerance policies by lifting travel curbs, according to a study by Peking University mathematicians. In the report published in China CDC Weekly by the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, the mathematicians said China could not afford to lift […]

November 28, 2021 JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia will ban the arrival of travellers who have been in eight African countries, to curb the spread of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, an official document showed on Sunday. Indonesia, home to popular tourist island Bali, will not allow people who have been in South Africa, Botswana, […]

November 28, 2021 MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Soldiers and police from Australia and Papua New Guinea were helping to restore calm in the Solomon Islands as clean-up operations started, after several days of rioting left three dead and led to dozens of arrests, local media reported. The Solomon Star newspaper said Australian soldiers and police and […]

November 28, 2021 (Reuters) – Australia coach Tony Gustavsson has no plans to alter his tactical approach despite seeing his Matildas side slip to a heavy loss at the hands of the United States on Saturday. Gustavsson’s team were a goal down inside the first minute before going on to lose 3-0 to the reigning […]

November 28, 2021 (Reuters) – Conor McGregor, who underwent surgery for a broken leg suffered during a July fight, said on Saturday he expects to fully resume sparring by April, at which point the former UFC two-weight champion expects a return to the Octagon will be imminent. McGregor’s competitive future was in doubt after he […]

November 28, 2021 By Gustavo Palencia and David Alire Garcia TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – Warnings of potential foul play are flying from all sides ahead of Sunday’s presidential election in Honduras, raising fears of possible disputes and unrest if leading challenger Xiomara Castro does not win by a clear margin. The charged political atmosphere reflects memories […]

November 28, 2021 MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Palmeiras won the Copa Libertadores for the second year in a row on Saturday and in doing so created a new club great in coach Abel Ferreira. The 42-year-old Portuguese was already a hero in the green regions of Sao Paulo after leading his team to the 2020 title […]

November 28, 2021 By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Black Friday shoppers weren’t the only ones out hunting for bargains on the day after Thanksgiving. Thieves were busy as well. Police in Los Angeles and cities elsewhere across the country spent much of their holiday weekend patrols looking for suspects in a spate of […]

November 28, 2021 (Reuters) – Britain’s Katie Archibald and Dutchman Harrie Lavreysen strengthened their grip on the UCI Track Champions League in round two in Lithuania on Saturday. Archibald, Madison gold medallist at the Tokyo Olympics, won the scratch and elimination races to top the standings in the women’s endurance before next weekend’s double-header in […]

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