Thu, 21 Oct 2021

In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Braves scratch RH Huascar Ynoa for Game 4, replace him on NLCS roster

Hours before he was scheduled to start Game 4 of the National League Championship Series on Wednesday, Atlanta Braves right-handed ...

EU calls to deepen ties with Taiwan amid growing threats from China

Taipei [Taiwan] October 21 (ANI): The European Union (EU) on Tuesday expressed to enhance ties with Taiwan and said the ...

LSU addition Adam Miller tears ACL, out for season

LSU guard Adam Miller, who transferred from Illinois in the offseason, is expected to miss the entire 2021-22 season after ...

WHO confirms consideration of Sputnik V entering final stage: RDIF

Moscow [Russia], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that the preliminary assessment of Russian coronavirus vaccine ...

Zozo Championship: Notes, Odds Best Bets

The PGA Tour returns to Japan for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic, with the Zozo Championship beginning ...

ASEAN's emphasis on Cyber issues resonates deeply with India: MEA

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs Secretary (East) Riva Ganguly Das while addressing the third India-ASEAN ...

Why selective dementia happens to 'silent majority' when there's terrorist killing in Kashmir: Lt Gen Kanwal Jeet Singh

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 21 (ANI): Launching a veiled attack on the top leaders of Jammu and Kashmir, ...

Dodgers favored to even NLCS with Braves in Game 4

The Los Angeles Dodgers are back in business, essentially rescuing their season and injecting even more drama into the National ...

Red Sox heavily backed to beat Astros in another slugfest

BOSTON -- One crooked inning on Tuesday night sent the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox back to square one. ...

Taliban, Indian delegation meet on sidelines of Moscow format talks on Afghanistan

Moscow [Russia] October 20 (ANI): Representative of India and Taliban met on the sidelines of Moscow format talks here on ...

India exporting strictly non-genetically modified rice to world, says Ministry of Commerce

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday clarified that there is no commercial variety of genetically modified ...

Golf Glance: PGA Tour returns to Japan; Champions begin playoffs

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

How a MERCILESS KGB hitman lost everything over a woman

Bohdan Stashynsky ruthlessly executed enemies of the Soviet state, but discredited himself after he met the love of his life, ...

Greek police arrested Tibetan student, exiled Hong Kong leader for protesting against Beijing Olympics 2022

Athens [Greece], October 20 (ANI): Activists protesting against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics were arrested in Athens on Sunday as ...

T20 WC: Hasaranga, Nissanka star as Sri Lanka defeat Ireland to qualify for Super 12s

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 20 (ANI): Wanindu Hasaranga's 71-run knock backed up by an all-round bowling performance saw Sri Lanka ...

What lies ahead for women and girls in Afghanistan under Taliban rule?

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 20 (ANI): Amid the Taliban gaining control of Afghanistan, there is widespread concern that the withdrawal of ...

Afghanistan's economy could shrink by 30 pc following Taliban takeover, says IMF

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 20 (ANI): Afghanistan's gross domestic product could see a 30 per cent contraction following the Taliban takeover, ...

Four children killed on their way to school in northwest Syria

Four children - three boys and a girl - were killed on Monday morning while travelling to school in northwest ...

Karnataka Govt's revised guidelines for international travellers creates confusion among domestic air travellers

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 20 (ANI): Karnataka government's new guidelines are creating more confusion in the minds of the domestic ...

Hyderabad International Airport embarks on major expansion

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 20 (ANI): To cater to the rising demand in passenger traffic and augment the passenger handling ...

WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala meets Commerce Industry Minister Piyush Goyal

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday met CommerceIndustry Minister Piyush ...

The journey of Vicky Roy: From ragpicker to internationally-acclaimed photographer

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): The 33-year-old Vicky Roy, who started his journey of struggle from ragpicker is now ...

German prospect Benjamin Schroder commits to Oklahoma

German prospect Benjamin Schroder will play next fall at Oklahoma, he announced Wednesday on ESPN. A 6-foot-7 forward, Schroder said ...

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Christmas work at Amazon to require 50% more staff than in 2020

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon has announced that it will hire 150,000 temporary workers in the United States for ...

U.S. industrial stocks trading near record highs, Dow gains 152 points

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks were all the rage on U.S. markets on Wednesday with the Dow Jones ...

Toyota to build $13.6 billion American battery plant, employ 1,750

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it will invest $13.6 billion in manufacturing electric automobile batteries in the United States ...

56% jump in UK business insolvencies as rising costs overwhelm firms

LONDON, England: Businesses in England and Wales failed at a rate 56 percent higher in September than any month since ...

Asian stock markets show signs of exhaustion, All Ordinaries add 37pts

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia were mixed on Wednesday, as was the U.S. dollar."Earlier this month, stagflation was ...

To reduce costs of beef, US ranchers build own meat plants

LINCOLN, Nebraska: Nebraska rancher Rusty Kemp has complained for years about the low prices paid for his cattle, even as ...

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