Thu, 27 Jan 2022

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 ...

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 ...

Nationwide protests against murder of journalist in Pakistan

Lahore [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): Apart from the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFJU) ...

Madagascar Foreign Minister appreciates strong India-Malagasy bilateral ties at India's Republic Day event

Antananarivo [Madagascar], January 27 (ANI): On India's 73rd Republic Day, Foreign Minister of Madagascar Patrick Rajoelina attended a reception hosted ...

'Home Alone' star Macaulay Culkin engaged to Brenda Song

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): After dating each other for four years, actors Macaulay Culkin and Brenda Song are heading ...

'Dhaakad' director Razneesh Razy Ghai calls Kangana Ranaut 'talent extraordinaire'

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Filmmaker Razneesh Razy Ghai who has collaborated for the first time with actor Kangana ...

England deserve medals for going to Australia for Ashes, not criticism: Collingwood

Bridgetown [Barbados], January 27 (ANI): England assistant coach Paul Collingwood has said that he is concerned with the impact bio-bubbles ...

Imran Khan govt has made Pakistan hotbed of corruption: Opposition leader

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): Chaudhry Qamar Zaman Kaira, the leader of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party has said that ...

ICC U19 WC: England defeat South Africa, become first team to reach Super League semis

St John's [Antigua], January 27 (ANI): A blistering display with the bat by Jacob Bethell helped England advance to the ...

India-NZ women's series to be played at just John Davies Oval, Queenstown

Auckland [New Zealand], January 27 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket on Thursday moved to streamline its home international schedules for the ...

Brazil's COVID-19 cases rise by record 224,567 to over 24.53 mln

Brasilia [Brazil], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by record 224,567 to more ...

Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle reach deals with OL Reign

Two World Cup winners from the United States Women's National Team signed deals with the OL Reign, as Megan Rapinoe ...

Ind vs WI: Kemar Roach, Nkrumah Bonner recalled to ODI squad, Pollard to lead

St John's [Antigua], January 27 (ANI): The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has announced the senior men's squad for ...

49ers streak into NFC Championship Game vs. Rams

The San Francisco 49ers have won six straight games against the Los Angeles Rams and seek to maintain that mastery ...

US delivers written response to Russian demands over Ukraine crisis

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): The United States has delivered a written response to Moscow amid growing tension between Russia ...

Billy Horschel fires 63 to take early lead at Farmers

Billy Horschel opened with a sizzling 9-under 63 on Wednesday to take a one-shot lead at the Farmers Insurance Open ...

UN envoy urges Taliban to enhance engagement with international community

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 27 (ANI): The UN top envoy in Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons on Wednesday urged the Taliban to demonstrate ...

North Korea fires missile into sea reports

Launch reported by South Korea is sixth such incident so far this yearNorth Korea has appeared to have launched another ...

Afghan Journalists Very Afraid Amid Rising Violence

Violence, arrests and unclear media laws are adding to a difficult environment for Afghan journalists.Several journalists have been attacked or ...

North Korea fires unidentified projectile to sea of Japan

Pyongyang [North Korea], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile to the Sea of Japan, the Yonhap ...

Deadly Clash in Syria Renews Debate on Journalist Safety

A fight for control over a prison in northeast Syria that left dozens of people dead or wounded, including journalists, ...

UN Chief: Afghanistan 'Hanging by a Thread'

The U.N. secretary-general warned on Wednesday that Afghanistan is 'hanging by a thread,' as the organization appealed for a total ...

US Donating 2 Million COVID Vaccine Doses to Kenya, Morocco

WASHINGTON - The United States will soon ship more than 2 million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the ...

UAE resumes entry for travellers from 12 African countries, updates entry measures with another 3 effective January 29

ABU DHABI, 26th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters ...

WHO: New guidance on treating complications due to unsafe abortion

New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing medical complications due to unsafe abortion were published on ...

Special task force to tackle radicalization on Telegram

German police says ?radicalized? critics of government and vaccines use platform to conspireTelegram is being used to target government officials, ...

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Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses ninety-nine points

TOKYO, Japan - Fears of an early move by the Federal Reserve kept buyers at bay across Asia on Wednesday.In ...

Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world's largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks Monday, ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as investors fretted over this week's meeting of the ...

Crystal Cruises cancels sailings through April

HONG KONG: Crystal Cruises is suspending planned sailings of its two ocean-going ships and one expedition ship through 29th April, ...

Amid UP elections, book on Yogi Adityanath reaches America

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): A book describing the "transformation" of Uttar Pradesh under Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath is evoking ...

Spurs send reeling Rockets to 9th straight home loss

Dejounte Murray recorded a double-double, Jakob Poeltl finished a rebound shy of his fifth double-double in six games and Keldon ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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