Sun, 29 Jan 2023

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut, marries on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES, California: Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon, announced on Facebook that ...

In seeking probe of egg pricing, US farm group points to high profits

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter sent out this week, farm advocacy group Farm Action said that as Americans continue to ...

U.S. to spend additional $490 million to prevent wildfires

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration announced this week an additional expenditure of $490 million to combat the growing threat of ...

Our response will be strong, fast, accurate: Israeli PM Netanyahu on Jerusalem synagogue terror attack

Tel Aviv [Israel], January 29 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday in a statement extended condolences to the ...

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Slain Eswatini Political Activist

Manzini, Eswatini - Hundreds of people, including foreign diplomats and activists, paid homage Saturday to a human rights lawyer who ...

The Russian bad boy who brought tennis glory to his country

With the 2023 Australian Open nearing its conclusion, we look back at a charismatic Russian former winner of the eventThe ...

US to pressure partners into enforcing anti-Russia sanctions media

Türkiye and the UAE will reportedly be punished if they evade restrictions imposed by Washington, a senior official will warn ...

Why did Stalingrad and Coventry become sister cities

Today, there are thousands of sister cities in the world. But it was Stalingrad and Coventry that started this tradition.In ...

10 most STRIKING Russian Embassies around the world

From Beijing to Libreville, all of these imposing buildings have stories to tell. 10. Beijing, ChinaAFPThe Russian Embassy in Beijing ...

Taliban Ban Afghan Girls From University Entrance Exam

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Islamist Taliban have indefinitely barred girls from taking private university entrance exams, tightening their ban on women's ...

PM Modi cautions against attempts to create divisions in country

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly cautioned against efforts to sow differences and create chasms ...

Protests sweep across Afghanistan over burning of Quran in Sweden, Netherlands

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 29 (ANI): Widespread protests swept Afghanistan after the Holy Quran was desecrated in parts of Europe like ...

Italy, Libya Sign $8B Gas Deal as PM Meloni Visits Tripoli

CAIRO - Italy's prime minister held talks in Libya Saturday with officials from the country's west-based government focusing on energy ...

Union minister Jitendra Singh calls for change of mindset in youth to avail startup opportunities knocking at their door

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Union minister Jitendra Singh on Saturday called for a change of mindset in the ...

ISIS-K steps up threats and attacks on Chinese projects in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] January 29 (ANI): The major investments of China in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan has been targeted by the Islamic State-Khorasan ...

Gujarat Giants appoint Mithali Raj as mentor ahead of inaugural Women's Premier League

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 28 (ANI): Gujarat Giants has appointed legendary Indian batter and former captain Mithali Raj as the ...

"India's strategic culture has to be based on Indian epics..." Jaishankar explains diplomacy

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday highlighted the importance of the great epics, ...

Elephant extinction could have major impact on atmospheric carbon levels: Study

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): Researchers report that elephants play a key role in creating forests which store more atmospheric ...

UN General Assembly President Korosi to arrive in India on Sunday

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Csaba Korosi will arrive in India ...

Men's Hockey WC: Malaysia, France, Argentina win classification matches

Rourkela (Odisha) [India], January 28 (ANI): Malaysia, France and Argentina registered wins in their respective classification matches in the ongoing ...

'Yuva Shakti' driving force of India's development journey, says PM Modi at NCC rally

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Noting that the youth of the country are benefiting from India's defence sector reforms, ...

How I tried to prevent the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, and why I failed

No amount of truth can stop the world's most powerful war machine fueled by the lies of its presidentIn fulfillment ...

Mozart Group trains Ukrainians to kill Russians founder

While claiming the group's purpose is ?humanitarian,? Andrew Milburn told RT that killing is a part of that missionDespite its ...

China enters top three in global vehicle exports Bloomberg

Overseas shipments of domestically made cars have tripled over the past three yearsShipments of automobiles from China to international markets ...

EU threatens migrants home countries

Nations have been warned to take back their citizens or face restrictions on visa issuanceCountries that refuse to accept their ...

Children Denied Same Access to Treatment for HIV/AIDS as Adults

GENEVA - The U.N.'s main AIDS program says thousands of children are dying from HIV/AIDS because, unlike adults, they do ...

Ex-General Wins Czech Presidential Election

PRAGUE - ormer army chief Petr Pavel won the Czech Republic's presidential election on Saturday after a campaign featuring strong ...

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Avalanche remain hot, knock off Blues

Alex Newhook, J.T. Compher, Evan Rodrigues and Matt Nieto had goals, Logan O'Connor added two assists, and the Colorado Avalanche ...

Joel Embiid powers streaking Sixers past Nuggets

Joel Embiid had 47 points and 18 rebounds, including a clutch 3-pointer with 29.2 seconds remaining, to lift the host ...

Report: Pacers' Myles Turner agrees to 2-year, $60M extension

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner agreed on a two-year, $60 million contract extension, ESPN reported on Saturday. Per CAA Sports, ...

Championship Sunday: 10 prop picks

Maybe you missed the window to take advantage of the teeter totter Bengals-Chiefs line this week or can't get a ...

The Russian bad boy who brought tennis glory to his country

With the 2023 Australian Open nearing its conclusion, we look back at a charismatic Russian former winner of the eventThe ...

Report: 49ers' Dre Greenlaw fined for hit on Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw was fined $10,609 by the NFL for his unnecessary roughness penalty on Dallas Cowboys ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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