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Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...

Turkey voices reservations about Sweden and Finland being members of NATO

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Veto-wielding NATO member Turkey is voicing opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance, with Turkish President ...

Gulftainer handles 4,000 steel pipes within four hours at Iraq port

SHARJAH, 18th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Gulftainer, the largest privately owned, independent port management and logistics company globally, has accomplished ...

European outbreak of monkeypox: what you need to know

Four new cases of monkeypox have been reported in the UK, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to seven. ...

Jake Daniels: how homophobia in men's football is changing

Blackpool forward Jake Daniels' announcement that he is homosexual makes him the UK's only active, openly gay, male professional footballer.Daniels, ...

IBA Women's World Boxing C'ships: Will try to bring gold medal, says Nikhat Zareen after semi-final win

Istanbul [Turkey], May 18 (ANI): Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen, who won in the semi-final of the IBA Women's World Boxing ...

India creates ripples at Cannes, invites global film fraternity to choose the country as destination for filmmakers

Cannes [France], May 18 (ANI): India is creating ripples at the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival with actor ...

EAM Jaishankar to participate in BRICS Foreign Ministers' meeting on Thursday

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will participate in a virtual meeting of the BRICS ...

Congress' Raghu Sharma accuses Hardik Patel of opportunism, being in touch with BJP

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): Hours after Hardik Patel tendered his resignation from Congress ahead of the Gujarat polls, ...

CM Himanta Biswa Sarma attends 27th Triennial Adhiveshan of Assam Gorkha Sammelan

Dispur (Assam) [India], May 18 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday attended the 27th Triennial Kendriya Adhiveshan ...

Sri Lanka PM says, USD 160 million received from World Bank but cannot be used for fuel purchase

Sri Lanka [Colombo], May 18 (ANI): Grappling with severe food and fuel shortages, the newly-elected Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, ...

Pakistan, Militants Call Truce in Afghanistan-Hosted Peace Talks

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban confirmed Wednesday they hosted fresh peace negotiations between Pakistan and fugitive leaders of an outlawed ...

Scott Boras: No talks for Boston's Xander Bogaerts during season

Scott Boras says he won't negotiate an extension for Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts during the season. "That's our ...

First polio outbreak in 30 years declared in Mozambique

Health authorities in Mozambique declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus on Wednesday after confirming that a child in the country's ...

EU wont let Ukraine run out of weapons Borrell

Bloc's top diplomat has promised Kiev a never-ending supply"The European Union will not let Ukraine run out of [military] equipment," ...

US recruits ISIS terrorists to fight in Ukraine Moscow

Intelligence agency claims that Washington is ?ready to use any means,? including hiring ISIS fighters as mercenariesThe US has been ...

Company eyeing Trump's social network warns investors

Incoming TRUTH Social partner posts list of Trump-related business failuresSpecial-purpose acquisition company Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC) has alerted potential ...

EU to bankroll Ukraine's budget

The European Union will fork out $9.5 billion to keep Ukraine afloat, as Washington has instructedEuropean Commission President Ursula von ...

US soccer strikes historic equal pay deal

The US Soccer Federation has reached a ruling proclaimed as a landmarkThe US Soccer Federation (USSF) has reached agreements that ...

Can Africa replace Russia as the EU's main source of gas

If such a move were easy, it would have been attempted a long time ago.In 2021, Russia supplied about 45% ...

Seizing Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine illegal US

The US cannot legally confiscate funds for the reconstruction of Ukraine, US Treasury Secretary saysUS Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said ...

Messi camp responds to rumors of US move

Reports claimed that the Argentine will buy a stake in the Inter Miami franchise before switching to the US in ...

World as vulnerable as before Covid WHO

An international panel on pandemic readiness has published a gloomy assessmentWhen it comes to future pandemics, a lack of progress ...

Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty to Killing Ukrainian Civilian

A 21-year-old Russian soldier pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing an unarmed Ukrainian civilian in the first war crimes case Kyiv ...

US: Africa Needs Tailored Strategies to Fight ISIS Groups

Nairobi - African countries are being encouraged to use both soft and hard power to counter the growing threat posed ...

WHO Concerned Over Polio Outbreak in Southeastern Africa

The World Health Organization says authorities in Mozambique have declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus type 1 after confirming that ...

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China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

High import taxes prevent Tesla from selling cars in India

NEW DELHI, India: Tesla made known this week that it will not sell electric automobiles in India due to the ...

China's Green Valley ends Alzheimer's drug test due to funding

BEIJING, China: China's Green Valley Pharmaceutical company has prematurely ended an FDA approved study on its GV-971 to treat mild ...

EAM Jaishankar to participate in BRICS Foreign Ministers' meeting on Thursday

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will participate in a virtual meeting of the BRICS ...

Can Africa replace Russia as the EU's main source of gas

If such a move were easy, it would have been attempted a long time ago.In 2021, Russia supplied about 45% ...

World as vulnerable as before Covid WHO

An international panel on pandemic readiness has published a gloomy assessmentWhen it comes to future pandemics, a lack of progress ...

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