Wed, 26 Jan 2022

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 ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

After becoming oldest living man, Spaniard dies at 112

LEON, Spain: Saturnino de la Fuente Garca, believed to be the world's oldest man, died on January 18 at age ...

Drones in Sweden reported over nuclear plants, palace

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Sweden's security service is investigating drone sightings reported over key Swedish sites, including nuclear plants.Sightings were reported at ...

Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

Emerging economies to experience more pain when developed world raises interest rates: IMF

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Emerging economies that face inflationary pressure as they come out of the coronavirus pandemic are ...

Hungarian Post issues stamp for Chinese Year of Tiger

© Provided by Xinhua Hungary has issued stamps commemorating the Chinese New Year for nine consecutive years. It was the ...

Rix.gg pause Valorant Thunder project

Rix.gg announced on Tuesday that the organization is pausing its Valorant Thunder project "for the foreseeable future." The UK-based esports ...

Yuvraj Singh, Hazel Keech blessed with baby boy

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Yuvraj Singh and wife Hazel Keech have been blessed with a baby boy, the ...

COVID-19 can't be eradicated but vaccines, drugs can change things, says Harvard Immunologist Dr Pillai

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Covid-19 will become endemic and we can't eradicate it, said a prominent ...

India emphasizes respecting principles of sovereignty and political independence at the UNSC

New York [US], January 25 (ANI): India emphasizes normative architecture respecting principles of sovereignty and political independence at the United ...

Akshay Kumar congratulates his 'Prithviraj' director Chandraprakash Dwivedi for Padma Shri award

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Tuesday congratulated his 'Prithviraj' director Chandraprakash Dwivedi after the ...

Republic Day: Security beefed up along Indo-Bangladesh border

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], January 25 (ANI): Security has been tightened along the Indo-Bangladesh border in North Bengal ahead of ...

Leaders Of Bulgaria, North Macedonia Bullish On Talks To Improve Ties

The prime ministers of Bulgaria and North Macedonia met on January 25 in the Bulgarian capital in a new attempt ...

A decade later, no end in sight for Libya's political transition

Two days before Libyans were to go to the ballots for a new interim president on December 24, the country's ...

Ukraine crisis is reminding Nato why it was formed in the first place

As Russian troops mobilise near Ukraine's border and appear poised to invade, so the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) has ...

US Warns Russia Economic Sanctions Would Be Sharper Than in 2014

WASHINGTON - The United States warned Russia Tuesday that it would face faster and far more severe economic consequences if ...

UN mission calls for probe into deadly attack in South Sudan

Authorities in South Sudan must investigate a report of deadly intercommunal violence in Jonglei State earlier this week, the UN ...

Kazakh President Fires Another Nazarbaev Relative After Deadly Unrest

NUR-SULTAN -- Kazakh President Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev has fired another relative of his predecessor, Nursultan Nazarbaev, in the wake of deadly ...

US backtracks on talk of Russian invasion

The US military said it continues to closely track the movement of Russian forces along Ukrainian bordersUS officials appear to ...

How have Russia-Ukraine tensions affected sport

A new row over the Winter Olympic Games follows numerous divisive incidentsThe reported order by Ukraine's Sports Minister Vadim Gutzeit ...

IMF Cuts Forecast for Global Economic Growth

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its forecast for the global economy's growth this year, citing the spread of the ...

Putin Playing Poker Rather Than Chess, Says Former UK Spy Chief

Why won't Russia's Vladimir Putin let Ukraine go? He might not be able to, according to a former head of ...

Husband Says Iran Sentenced Activist Wife to Prison, Lashes

DUBAI, UAE - Iran has sentenced a prominent human rights activist to more than eight years prison, according to her ...

Israeli President to Make First-Ever State Visit to UAE

Israel's President Isaac Herzog will make a historic visit to the UAE at the end of the month, his office ...

Cambodia PM Says Myanmar Junta Welcome at ASEAN If Progress Made

PHNOM PENH - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday confirmed he had invited Myanmar's junta chief to a summit ...

Pak radicals destroy Hinglaj Mata Mandir in Sindh province

Sindh [Pakistan], January 25 (ANI): Pakistan Islamist radicals on Sunday demolished Hinglaj Mata Mandir, located in Khatri Mohalla, Teh Mithi, ...

Afghan Minister Muttaqi meets Western envoys on last day of Oslo talks

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 25 (ANI): Acting Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi and his delegation met with Western diplomats and ...

Young Indian female founder aims to connect the world using internet connectivity based decentralized economy

San Francisco [US], January 25 (ANI/Giant Protocol): A new start-up is making waves in Silicon Valley ever since it made ...

Webinar questions Olympics committee decision to award winter games to Beijing amid genocide against Uyghurs

London [UK], January 25 (ANI): A webinar held in London on Monday by The Open Forum questioned the International Olympic ...

Poland seeks Japan's cooperation to boost its economy

Tokyo [Japan], January 25 (ANI): Central and Eastern European countries starting with Poland have started to look beyond China and ...

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Reports: Saints head coach Sean Payton stepping down

Longtime New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is stepping down, multiple outlets reported Tuesday. A news conference was set ...

Kazakh President Fires Another Nazarbaev Relative After Deadly Unrest

NUR-SULTAN -- Kazakh President Qasym-Zhomart Toqaev has fired another relative of his predecessor, Nursultan Nazarbaev, in the wake of deadly ...

AAP releases fourth list of 40 candidates for UP assembly elections

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 25 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday released its fourth list of forty candidates ...

Microsoft Chairman Satya Nadella, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai to be conferred with Padma Bhushan

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): Chairman and CEO of Microsoft Corporation Satya Nadella and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai to ...

Six Army personnel awarded Shaurya Chakra on the eve of 73rd Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): On the eve of 73rd Republic Day, a total of six Army personnel were ...

Ceremorphic bets big on India and unveils its first development centre in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 25 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Armed with more than 100 patents and leveraging multi-decade expertise in creating Industry-leading ...

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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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