Tue, 18 Jan 2022

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

Poland joins other EU countries with 100,000 Covid-related deaths

WARSAW, Poland: Poland has emerged as the most recent country in Europe to have reported 100,000 fatalities linked to COVID-19, ...

Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...

Omicron to infect half of Europe in weeks, says WHO

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Based on the 7 million new cases reported across Europe in the first week of 2022, the World ...

China hosts Middle East foreign ministers in rare gathering

BEIJING, China: This week, the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain are visiting China for meetings with ...

As Covid increases, Chile begins fourth vaccine dose for vulnerable

SANTIAGO, Chile: As the number of daily COVID-19 cases continues rising, Chile has began administering a fourth vaccination dose to ...

Australian politicians gang up on Djokovic, want him out of country

MELBOURNE, NSW, Australia - The reputation of Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city was in tatters on Friday night after the sensational ...

Two PDF fighters killed 04 injured in Oak Pho Kanbaung encounter

SAGAING, Myanmar - On Monday, resistance fighters raided a prison labor camp near Myanmar's border with India, murdering an estimated ...

After ice block breaks from shore, 34 fishermen rescued in Wisconsin

BROWN COUNTY, Wisconsin: At least 34 people were rescued after the ice they were fishing on broke off from the ...

President of Sicily decries vandalism of Scala dei Turchi cliffs

PALERMO, Sicily: An investigation has been launched after Sicily's famed Scala dei Turchi cliffs were vandalized overnight on January 7.The ...

Buckingham Palace sets schedule for Queen's 70-year celebration

LONDON, England: Buckingham Palace has announced plans for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrating her 70 years on the throne, which ...

Chandigarh Welfare Trust, an NGO for well-being, holistic development of Chandigarh its people, launched

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): With the mission of creating a future full of opportunities, tolerance and social justice, ...

Ajay Kumar Jha's film 'Sarkari Naukri' portrays the plight of youngsters in securing government jobs in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI/PNN): Ajay Kumar Jha, a prominent businessman in the pharmaceutical sector in India and abroad, ...

Ashes series 'true testament' to unwavering spirit of international cricket, says Nick Hockley

Melbourne [Australia], January 18 (ANI): Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley said the 2021/22 Ashes series was a "true testament" to ...

Spate in smuggling activities at ICP-Petrapole, BSF bans driver with fake DLs from plying trucks to Bangladesh

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Taking cognizance of the spate in the smuggling activities at the Petrapole Integrated Checkpost ...

U-19 World Cup: West Indies and Pakistan power to first wins in tournament

Basseterre [Saint Kitts], January 18 (ANI): Pakistan and West Indies registered first wins as they defeated Zimbabwe and Scotland respectively ...

Media, journalists lost their independence after Taliban takeover: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in mid-August, media and journalists have lost their ...

Looking forward to Sudan's successful completion of transition phase: India at UNSC

New York [US], January 18 (ANI): Stating that the resignation of Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok reflects the inherent challenges ...

U-19 World Cup: Wellalage's all-round show helps Sri Lanka stun Australia

Basseterre [Saint Kitts], January 18 (ANI): Dunith Wellalage was again the star for Sri Lanka as he took a five-fer ...

Winter Olympics creates bonanza for global equipment brands

© Provided by Xinhua NANJING, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Decked out in a stylish snowsuit and ski goggles, 32-year-old Li ...

Pandit Birju Maharaj will always be like a father to mom: Shahid Kapoor

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): Actor Shahid Kapoor and his family had a close relationship with Pandit Birju Maharaj. ...

U-19 World Cup: Ben Cliff replaces injured Sonny Baker in England squad

Georgetown [Guyana], January 18 (ANI): Yorkshire bowler Benjamin Cliff has replaced injured pacer Sonny Baker in the England squad for ...

Lewandowski beats Messi to win FIFA Best Men's player award

Zurich [Switzerland], January 18 (ANI): Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski won the Best FIFA Men's Player Award for the second ...

China's spectacular economic performance key to global economic stability

© Provided by Xinhua China's spectacular economic performance in 2021 goes a long way in stabilizing the world economy, and ...

Afghanistan: Female protesters in Kabul urge Taliban to reopen Ministry of Women's Affairs

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Women protestors in Kabul on Monday urged the Taliban to reopen the Ministry of Women's ...

China abstains from selling tickets to general public for Beijing Winter Olympics

Beijing [China], January 18 (ANI): China on Monday announced that it will restrain selling tickets to the general public for ...

Yemen's Houthi Rebels Warn of More Attacks on UAE

CAIRO - Yemen's Houthi rebels warned that they might target more facilities in the United Arab Emirates after carrying out ...

North Korea Confirms Latest Missile Test

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - North Korea said Tuesday it test-fired two tactical guided missiles a day earlier to verify the ...

First Death Reported in Tonga Volcano Blast as Nation Remains Cut Off

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - The first death from a massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island nation of Tonga has ...

Atlanta United sign D Ronald Hernandez

Atlanta United exercised the transfer option on Ronald Hernandez and signed the defender to a contract through the 2024 season ...

Saudi jets bomb Yemen after Abu Dhabi drone attack

Bombing of Yemeni capital is reprisal for drone attack on UAE, Riyadh saidThe Saudi-led coalition has launched an air raid ...

Guterres condemns attack on Abu Dhabi airport and oil facility

The Secretary-General condemned on Monday the attacks on Abu Dhabi's International Airport and the nearby Musaffah industrial area, which reportedly ...

Tuchel uncomfortable as Chelsea claim FIFA awards

The Blues boss reacted to the rewards for Chelsea's Champions League triumph in a ceremony that also saw Cristiano Ronaldo ...

Cardiac arrest victim Eriksen could make shock Premier League return

The Denmark ace who suffered a heart problem at Euro 2020 is reportedly in talks with BrentfordEx-Tottenham and Inter Milan ...

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Pak Drug Regulatory Authority approves herbal drug's trial for Covid

KARACHI, Pakistan - On Monday, local health officials reported the successful conclusion of a clinical trial of Chinese traditional herbal ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...

China hosts Middle East foreign ministers in rare gathering

BEIJING, China: This week, the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain are visiting China for meetings with ...

Chinese education company fires 60,000 due to government restrictions

BEIJING, China: In response to Beijing's sweeping overhaul of the private education industry, New Oriental Education, China's largest private education ...

Three Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan's air defence zone, 14th intrusion in month

Taipei [Taiwan], January 18 (ANI): Three Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday, marking the ...

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