Fri, 20 May 2022

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

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 ...

Pegasus snooping case: SC grants more time to expert panel to submit report

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday granted additional time to the three-member Technical Committee to ...

Deal in Vienna within reach if US acts 'logically': Iran

Tehran [Iran], May 20 (ANI/Xinhua): If the United States acts "logically," an agreement in the Vienna talks on the revival ...

Uyghur university lecturer confirmed detained in China's Xinjiang region

Xinjiang [China], May 20 (ANI): A Uyghur lecturer from a university in northwestern China's Xinjiang region has been sentenced to ...

Nigerian man held with drugs worth Rs 60 lakhs in Mumbai's Bandra

Bandra (Maharashtra) [India], May 20 (ANI): The anti-narcotics cell of Mumbai's Bandra arrested one drug peddler from Goregaon and recovered ...

US considers lifting Belarus sanctions media

Minsk may be granted a waiver in exchange for shipping Ukrainian grain, a US official reportedly saidThe US is considering ...

My next goal is to enter 50 kg category for upcoming Commonwealth Games, says world boxing champion Nikhat Zareen

Istanbul (Turkey) [India], May 20 (ANI): Newly-crowned IBA Women's World Boxing Champion Nikhat Zareen said on Thursday that she is ...

Breast-milk donation awareness summit held on World Human Milk Donation Day by NeoLacta Lifesciences

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI/PNN): In an initiative to spread awareness about the 'Importance of Breast Milk Donation,For more ...

RCB fans create Guinness World Record for maximum runs between the wickets in one hour

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 20 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore fans on Thursday scripted a new Guinness World Record feat for ...

UN mission urges Lebanon, Israel to resolve rifts through tripartite meetings

Beirut [Lebanon], May 20 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) on Thursday called on Lebanon and Israel ...

How did Tsar Nicholas II become a saint

The canonization of the last Russian Tsar and his family was not an easy decision for the Russian Orthodox Church. ...

'Advances in Clinical Flow Cytometry' roadshow by BD provides rich knowledge-sharing platform to clinicians

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): To enable knowledge-sharing of best practices and technological advancement on clinical applications of flow ...

MDRT celebrates global membership reuniting in person at 2022 annual meeting

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): After two years of virtual meetings,The four-day main event will offer more than 120 ...

COVID in South Africa: what to expect in the short and long term

In light of the approaching winter months combined with the recent lifting of the national disaster act, South Africans have ...

Australia Set to Go to Polls in Expected Close Election

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - Australians will go to the polls Saturday following a six-week campaign that has focused on pandemic-fueled inflation, ...

Hindi story series 'Kahani Train' to reach over 1 lakh children in summer, 2022 - a story a day for better literacy

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): Nayi Dhara, one of India's oldest Hindi literary magazines, in collaboration with Pratham Education ...

China's illegal rosewood trade with Mali under probe

Bamako [Mali], May 20 (ANI): China's illegal and unsustainable trade in rosewood from Mali has fueled corruption and has been ...

Delhi HC notice to CBI on Chitra Ramakrishna bail plea in NSE Co-Location case

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday issues notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation ...

Will walk the talk on terrorism, claims Bilawal Bhutto in US as Pak stays in FATF grey list

Washington [US], May 20 (ANI): While Pakistan faces grim economic prospects with the country languishing in the grey list of ...

Fix goals for next 25 years, work to fulfil aspirations of people: PM Modi to party workers

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday advised Bharatiya Janata Party workers to fix goals ...

First Person: Sweet taste of modern beekeeping

Beekeepers in the southern Haitian commune of Bonbon are creating a buzz around honey in an area which is recovering ...

US buys millions of vaccine doses for new virus

Officials have rushed to secure vaccines as cases of the rare monkeypox virus continue to crop up in the US ...

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station in 2nd Test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Boeing's crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years ...

Canada to Ban Huawei and ZTE From 5G Networks

Ottawa, Canada - Canada will ban Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE from its 5G wireless networks because of national ...

Tea and Infomercials: North Korea Fights COVID With Few Tools

Seoul, South Korea - On a recent visit to a drugstore, a double-masked Kim Jong Un lamented the slow delivery ...

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Asian stock markets on rise after China's central bank move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A reduction of the official lending criteria in China has boosted stocks on the mainland, and ...

Turkish lira falls another 2%, at lowest since December

ISTANBUL, Turkey: As state lenders reduced the amount of dollar sales to prop up the currency for the ninth consecutive ...

US trader faces 20 years in prison over cryptocurrency scam

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Federal officials have announced that Eddy Alexandre, CEO of Valley Stream trading, is facing charges ...

U.S. stocks see-saw as dollar takes a dive

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks again see-sawed on Thursday while the U.S. dollar rally took a well-deserved break."The ...

Falling sales causes Forbes to drop Samsung on list of tech companies

SEOUL, South Korea: Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics fell two places in Forbes' rankings of the World's Largest Tech Companies ...

Face masks return for workers at some Michigan auto factories

Detroit, Michigan: General Motors, Ford and Chrysler parent Stellantis NV said they are reinstating the face mask mandate for employees ...

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