Fri, 28 Jan 2022

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...

New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...

World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

Turkish journalist jailed before trial for insulting Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey: A Turkish journalist has been arrested for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Journalist Sedef Kabas ...

French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

UNICEF providing aid for children caught up in Syria prison siege

Boys and girls caught up in intense fighting which raged for six days around a besieged prison in northeast Syria, ...

In central Sahel, needs are growing faster than generosity

"Needs are growing faster than generosity" in the central Sahel, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs told a group of senior ...

Reports: Oilers to sign Evander Kane after NHL investigation

Evander Kane, the embattled NHL veteran whose contract with the San Jose Sharks was terminated earlier this month, is set ...

Pakistan's unabated borrowing poses economic challenges, warns UNDP

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): Providing an overview of Pakistan's policy priorities, regulatory environment, and its private sector development, a ...

US airborne divisions among units on high alert for possible deployment to Europe: Kirby

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Several US Army Airborne divisions are among the military units placed on high alert for ...

US doing everything to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan: Ned Price

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The United States is doing everything possible to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance to ...

Cuba Accused of Violating Human Rights of Foreign Workers

MADRID - Cuban sailors working on luxury cruises are reduced to " 'slaves' who only get paid 20% of their ...

Honduras Inaugurates Xiomara Castro, Its First Female President

WASHINGTON - Xiomara Castro was sworn in as the first female president in Honduras on Thursday, a ceremony witnessed by ...

International community's call for inclusive govt is just an 'excuse': Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 28 (ANI): Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Thursday termed the international community's call for ...

German Chancellor Scholz to meet Biden on Feb 7, discuss Ukraine: White House

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will meet US President Joe Biden on February 7 at the ...

Monumental SE developing 14k-foot esports center in D.C.

Monumental Sports Entertainment announced plans for a nearly 14,000-square foot live-event theater and gaming center in Washington D.C. focused on ...

Joe Rogan, Elon Musk react to Canadian trucker convoy

?Freedom convoy? derided by PM Justin Trudeau finds major attention south of the borderTesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk and ...

Russia & Ukraine find common ground

Representatives from the two nations met as part of the Normandy Format talksRussian and Ukrainian negotiators have agreed that a ...

Olympic bosses to meet Chinese tennis star Peng in Beijing

The International Olympic Committee also said it spoke to the Chinese tennis star last weekThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) has ...

WHO regional boss accused of racism AP

Whistleblowers at the health body's Manila HQ allege that the regional director made ?derogatory comments? based on the nationality of ...

India, five Central Asian countries to establish joint working group on Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India and five Central Asian countries on Thursday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan ...

Gene Clines, part of first all-minority lineup, dies at 75

Former outfielder Gene Clines, part of Major League Baseball's first all-minority lineup for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1971, has died ...

USMNT favored to beat El Salvador, qualify for World Cup

The United States Men's National Team begins a critical trio of World Cup qualifiers with Thursday night's game against El ...

First India-Central Asia Summit emphasizes on diversified global supply chain

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Leaders at the first India-Central Asia Summit emphasized on Thursday that the post-pandemic world ...

Russians who rescued Jews during the Holocaust

They did not fight with weapons in their hands - their weapons were courage, nobility and humanism. Risking their own ...

13th Bengaluru International Film Festival to start from March 3

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): The 13th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival is all set to take ...

Indian, Central Asian leaders agree to boost counter-terrorism mechanism

New Delhi [Delhi], January 27 (ANI): Indian and Central Asian leaders agreed to boost the existing counter-terrorism mechanism as noted ...

Taiwan's year of concern starts as Beijing sulks to the world ahead of Winter Olympics

Taipei [Taiwan], January 27 (ANI): While the 2020s has been dubbed a "decade of concern" for Taiwan, the volatile nature ...

India welcomes interest of Central Asian countries to use Shahid Beheshti Terminal at Chabahar Port for trade

New Delhi [Delhi], January 27 (ANI): Noting that further development of mutual connectivity is essential for enhanced trade and commerce, ...

Norwegian official calls for girls' access to education in Afghanistan

Oslo [Norway], January 27 (ANI): Norwegian participant at the intra-Afghan dialogue has emphasized girls' access to education in Afghanistan. The ...

Taiwan activists, lawmakers call on govt 'to do more' in boycotting Beijing Winter Olympics

Taipei [Taiwan], January 27 (ANI): Activists and lawmakers in Taiwan are asking their government to do more in boycotting the ...

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Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

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