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Boarding up windows, stacking sandbags as hurricane nears Florida

MIAMI, Florida: As Hurricane Ian crashes across the Caribbean, bringing high winds and torrential rains, Florida residents are scrambling to ...

After Roger Waters urges end to support for Ukraine, concert canceled

KRAKOW, Poland: Organizers said an April Roger Waters concert planned in Krakow, Poland, has been canceled due to Waters' support ...

Israeli forces in West Bank given green light to use drones for assassinations

TEL AVIV, Israel - The Israeli army has approved using drones to carry out assassinations in the West Bank.The extraordinary ...

Picture of King Charles to slowly become circulated on UK currency

LONDON, England: As Britain adjusts to its first new head of state in 70 years, the government printers responsible for ...

Women, children among 25 dead after Bangladesh ferry sinks

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Jahurul Islam, district administrator of northern Panchagarh, Bangladesh, has confirmed that a boat carrying Hindu devotees sank in ...

Government of India warns students in Canada about hate crimes

NEW DELHI, India: The Indian government has advised students and other nationals in Canada to be wary of "incidents of ...

Pope Francis asks Italians: 'More births, more children'

MATERA, Italy: In off-the-cuff remarks on September 26, Pope Francis urged Italians to have more children. While in southern Italy ...

U.S. commits $56 million in humanitarian aid to Pakistan, promising more

WASHINGTON DC, USA - As floods devastate the South Asian country, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Pakistan to ...

Australia weighs US offer to build nuclear submarines

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration and the Australian government are in discussions regarding the U.S. building the island nation's first ...

Canada names first woman ambassador to China

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada has appointed Jennifer May as its first female ambassador to China, taking over a role that has ...

New Covid booster shots received by low 4.4 million

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the past three weeks, the latest campaign to offer a second Covid booster shot has seen 4.4 ...

Russian airlines staff receive conscription notices, media reports

MOSCOW, Russia: Employees at Russian airlines and airports have begun receiving army draft orders, as reported this week by the ...

School children gunned down by ex-student at school in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia - At least fifteen people, including 11 pupils, have been killed in a mass shooting at a school ...

Lightning kills 12, rains another 24 in northern India

LUCKNOW, India: Thirty-six people, including 12 struck by lightning, have been killed in northern India over the past 24 hours, ...

Negotiations successful in swapping five British held by Russia

LONDON, England: The non-profit organization Presidium Network has announced that five British prisoners of war captured in Ukraine have been ...

Malaysia to give Myanmar a hard time in upcoming ASEAN meeting after death of kids

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Southeast Asian nations must decide whether a five-point plan to end the violence in Myanmar is ...

Large number of illegal Bangladeshis arrested in neighboring Indian state

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian state of Tripura has decided to form a special investigation team (SIT) of local ...

G2, Vitality round out semifinals at ESL Pro League 16

G2 Esports and Team Vitality qualified for the semifinals at the ESL Pro League Season 16 with victories Friday in ...

CF Montreal face D.C. United amid red-hot stretch

CF Montreal looks to continue their torrid stretch of play when they face lowly D.C. United on Saturday night in ...

FC Cincinnati's first playoff berth in sight as Fire visit

FC Cincinnati can clinch their first MLS Cup Playoffs berth in club history with a home win over the already-eliminated ...

Nobel Prize Season Arrives Amid War, Nuclear Fears, Hunger

This year's Nobel Prize season approaches as Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shattered decades of almost uninterrupted peace in Europe ...

VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, September 25October 1

Editor's note: Here is a look at immigration-related news around the U.S. this week. Questions? Tips? Comments? Email the VOA ...

Crew to face Red Bulls without Cucho Hernandez

The Columbus Crew will be without star forward Cucho Hernandez for a critical home match against the New York Red ...

French Prez Macron calls Russian annexation blatant breach of international law, Ukrainian sovereignty

Paris [France], October 1 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday condemned the annexation of Ukrainian territories by Russia and ...

Women's Rights Group Calls on FIFA to Kick Iran Out of World Cup

HONG KONG - Rights group Open Stadiums has called on FIFA to throw Iran out of the World Cup finals ...

Separatists in Iran Kill Up to 19, Including Guard Commander

dubai, united arab emirates - Iranian state-linked media reported late Friday that up to 19 people, including a commander in ...

Kabul residents air security concerns amid attack on education centre

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 1 (ANI): Families of victims and local residents raised security concerns and called on the Taliban to ...

Union meets Charlotte FC with East title in the balance

Yet another achievement for the Philadelphia Union can be reached this weekend. The Union aim to wrap up the Eastern ...

Literacy class offers rare 2nd chance for Yemeni uneducated women

© Provided by Xinhua There are only a handful of literary schools, especially for uneducated women in Yemen, where the ...

US condemns ghastly attack on education centre in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 1 (ANI): US Charge d'Affaires Karen Decker on Friday condemned the barbarous attack on the education centre ...

Unidentified drones spotted before Nord Stream blasts Norway

The number of unmanned aircraft near offshore platforms surged in September, energy workers reportedNorway's offshore energy operators reported an increasing ...

Putin accuses West of demanding hegemon's rent from humanity

The world is being robbed ?through the power of the dollar and the technological supremacy? of the West, the Russian ...

Russians should apply for visas in Russia EU

The European Commission has published new guidelines that tighten restrictions on Russian nationalsRussian citizens should not be allowed to apply ...

Nuking Ukraine would be an attack on NATO US senator

Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Russia that using nuclear weapons in Ukraine would provoke a massive retaliation from NATOAny Russian use ...

RailTel will become enabler in data economy in coming years, says CMD

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): RailTel Corporation of India Limited, a Mini Ratna PSU of the Ministry of Railways, ...

FC Dallas out to vanquish road drought vs. Rapids

FC Dallas will bid to record their first road victory against the Colorado Rapids in over eight years on Saturday ...

Assam CM attends closing ceremony of South Asia Regional Junior Badminton Championship

Guwahati (Assam) [India], September 30 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Himanata Biswa Sarma on Friday attended the closing ceremony of the ...

NATO calls on states to reject Russia's annexation of Ukraine regions

Brussels [Belgium], September 30 (ANI): NATO has called on all states to reject Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia ...

Gujarat: Police seal madrasa linked with PFI

Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], September 30 (ANI): Vadodara Police and Gujarat Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) on Friday sealed a madrasa linked to ...

Gandhinagar-Mumbai Central Vande Bharat Express offers healthy low-calorie millet rich menu

By Nishant KetuNew Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): Newly introduced Gandhinagar Capital-Mumbai Central Vande Bharat flagged off by Prime Minister ...

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Women's Rights Group Calls on FIFA to Kick Iran Out of World Cup

HONG KONG - Rights group Open Stadiums has called on FIFA to throw Iran out of the World Cup finals ...

Brian Hoyer to be under center as Patriots visit Packers

The New England Patriots are expected to start veteran backup Brian Hoyer at quarterback when they travel to Green Bay ...

Patriots rule out QB Mac Jones; Brian Hoyer to start

The New England Patriots will turn to Brian Hoyer to quarterback Sunday's game against the host Green Bay Packers after ...

Chargers WR Keenan Allen ruled out, CB J.C. Jackson to play

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen was ruled out for Sunday's game against the host Houston Texans. Allen injured ...

Yankees activate DJ LeMahieu (toe) from injured list

The New York Yankees activated two-time batting champion DJ LeMahieu from the 10-day injured list prior to Friday night's game ...

Cubs continue late surge, knock off Reds 6-1

The Chicago Cubs continued their late-season surge at the expense of the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Friday afternoon, opening a ...

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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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