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Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

As Barbados becomes Republic, role of British monarchy to end

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: In a colonial unshackling, Barbados will say goodbye to the British monarch, as the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...

Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...

El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Flight bans amount to travel apartheid, says UN Secretary General amid Omicron scare

New York [US], December 2 (ANI): UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday described widespread travel bans imposed on southern ...

'My pride, my son': Big B ahead of Abhishek's 'Bob Biswas' release

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): On Thursday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to his Instagram and shared a video of ...

Slavoj iek: Omicron bares the world's real pandemic

Reaction to Covid's latest strain has confirmed an unpalatable truth ? while many embrace the idea of collaboration to fight ...

Ukraine says viral video alleging refugees were shot at is fake

A viral video claiming to show armed Ukrainian personnel shooting a group of migrants along the frontier with Belarus is ...

Refugees on Belarus border can already claim asylum EU

Migrants living in makeshift camps on the border between Belarus and the EU are permitted to claim asylum and seek ...

ROSATOM announced the Impact Team 2050

The Impact Team 2050, the global partnership with youth to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals, was launched at the Global ...

NATO has been too successful at doing the wrong thing

NATO and Russia are facing off once again. At the center of the new cycle of mutual warnings and brinkmanship ...

4 COVID-19 patients from 'at-risk' countries admitted to Delhi hospital showing no symptoms

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Eight people travelling from 'at-risk' countries, of which four tested COVID positive, ...

China summons Japan's ambassador to protest over former PM Shinzo Abe's remarks on China-Taiwan issue

Beijing [China], December 2 (ANI): Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Hua Chunying has summoned the Japanese ambassador to Beijing, Hideo Tarumi, ...

BWF World Tour Finals: Kidambi Srikanth faces defeat in 2nd Group B game

Bali [Indonesia], December 2 (ANI): Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday lost his second Group B game in the men's ...

India takes all necessary steps to counter cross border terrorism: MEA on human rights body's remarks

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Terming remarks of Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights spokesperson over specific ...

Men's doubles pair of Chirag, Satwik pull out of BWF World Tour Finals

Bali [Indonesia], December 2 (ANI): India men's doubles duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Thursday pulled out of ...

France to lift ban on Southern Africa flights from Dec 4

Paris [France], December 2 (ANI): France has said it will start allowing flights from Southern Africa to land on its ...

Czech Authorities Deport Belarus Soccer Chief For COVID Violations

Czech authorities have deported the chief of the Belarusian Football Federation, Uladzimer Bazanau, and his wife for allegedly breaching COVID-19 ...

Love it or hate it, TikTok is changing the music industry

"Tik-a-Tok-a-Who?", was Adele's response to her management's suggestion to promote her music to younger audiences on Tiktok, the video-sharing platform ...

Blinken, Lavrov to Meet Amid Ukraine Tensions

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is to meet Thursday with the foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine ...

Cloudbazaar 2021 brings together internet leaders to discuss the future of E-commerce

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI/PR Newswire): NewFold Digital, a leading web presence solutions provider serving millions of MSMEs (Micro, ...

India tour of SA might be pushed back by one week amid Omicron scare

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): India's tour of South Africa might be pushed back by one week ...

Repeat watching, The Last Resort for viewers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI/PNN): As a novel concept always attracts movie lovers, Bollywood's latest Sci-Fi thriller, The Last ...

Former Trump fixer to auction prison badge as NFT

A former lawyer for ex-President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, has taken his first step into the fast-evolving world of ?non-fungible ...

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Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

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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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