Thu, 27 Jan 2022

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 ...

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, ...

LGBT Afghans Face Surge in Threats, Rape, Assault Under Taliban

ISLAMABAD - The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has seen a surge in attacks, sexual assaults and threats against the long-pressed ...

Anticipated US Interest Hikes Expected to Reverberate Globally

Wednesday's signal from the U.S. Federal Reserve on impending interest rate increases is expected to have ramifications beyond America's shores.The ...

What did a Soviet bad boy carry in his pockets

Not just coins or pencils or even a pioneer tie - nothing from the boring world of school! We look ...

Afghanistan hanging by a thread; cannot abandon Afghan people, says UN Chief

New York [US], January 27 (ANI): With Afghanistan "hanging by a thread" six months after the Taliban takeover, the world ...

Winter Olympics likely to impact Putin's military planning in Ukraine: US

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Ahead of the Winter Olympics that is set to begin on February 4 in Beijing, ...

Tensions Rise Between Mali, Western Governments

BAMAKO, MALI - Mali's military rulers are clashing with the international community over when to hold elections and how to ...

Amazon abandons & memory-holes use of workers as influencers

Social bloopers and lack of interest led to the quiet termination of the program, sources tell mediaAmazon shut down a ...

US-Backed SDF Retakes Key Prison in Battle with Islamic State

WASHINGTON - A massive and well-planned operation by the Islamic State to free thousands of the terror group's fighters from ...

WTO: China Can Place Duties on $645 Million in US Imports

GENEVA - The World Trade Organization on Wednesday handed a fresh victory to China, permitting it to place duties on ...

This blogger knows EVERYTHING about banya culture in Russia

Anna Artemyeva is not phased by provocative compliments in a Russian steam bath - or banya - and knows the ...

An unemployment rate below 4% is possible. But for how long?

It would be nice to think Australia's low unemployment rate - now 4.2%, the lowest since August 2008 - is ...

PM thanks world leaders for their greetings on India's 73rd Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked world leaders for their greetings and wishes on the ...

Ex-Irish Soldier Justified Jihad Before Joining IS, Witness Says

DUBLIN - A former Irish army soldier justified jihad suicide bombings while attending a mosque in Ireland before she joined ...

Charlotte FC sign Polish striker Karol Swiderski

Charlotte FC signed Polish striker Karol Swiderski as the first designated player in club history. The contract announced by the ...

Giant US corporations issue warning to Biden over Russia media

As Washington considers punitive measures in case of an invasion of Ukraine, companies are concerned about the economic impactAfter US ...

Croatian PM apologises to Ukrainians for 'nonsense'

The slap-down comes amid disagreements over NATO's response to a potential Russian incursion into UkraineA series of explosive claims from ...

UN launches appeal for USD 8 billion in aid for Afghanistan in 2022, says Lyons

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 27 (ANI): The United Nations has launched an appeal for USD 8 billion in aid for Afghanistan ...

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U.S. stocks volatile as Fed signal interest rate hike in March

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and global stocks had a volatile day Wednesday as investors digested possible Fed rate ...

Crystal Cruises ship avoids Miami docking due to unpaid fuel bill

MIAMI, Florida: A cruise ship with hundreds of passengers and crew onboard has been diverted to the Bahamas from its ...

Pay with Crypto at Pakistani's 'Chai Ada' in London

LONDON, UK - For the first time in the United Kingdom, a young Pakistani entrepreneur has opened a coffee shop ...

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 ...

Mark Cuban's online pharmacy to offer public cheaper drugs

DALLAS, Texas: Investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has launched an online pharmacy offering over 100 drugs at an ...

Technology stocks lead U.S. stocks rout, Nasdaq drops 316 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - U.S. stocks gyrated again on Tuesday with the major indices plunging before bouncing back. Nonetheless, it ...

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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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