Mon, 17 Jan 2022

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 ...

China says construction of space station will be completed in 2022

BEIJING, China: China plans to complete construction of its orbiting space station by the end of 2022, with more rocket ...

After years without rabies deaths, US sees slight jump in 2021

ATLANTA, Georgia: Three Americans, including a child who contracted rabies after being exposed to bats, died over a six-week period ...

Israeli HC to concur with IDF on death of 4 children on beach in Gaza

Israel's High Court of Justice is expected to support a decision to end an investigation into the bombing of several ...

Poland accuses EU of "illegal demands" over disciplining judges

WARSAW, Poland: Ahead of an 11th January European Union (EU) deadline for Warsaw to inform Brussels of how and when ...

US, Japan in joint declaration to respond to China's military threats

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States and Japan have expressed their concern over China's growing military power, and pledged to work ...

Outpouring of Grief as Victims of Bronx Fire Laid to Rest

NEW YORK - A Bronx community gathered Sunday to pay its final respects to perished loved ones, a week after ...

Julia Fox likely to play Debi Mazar's role in Madonna's biopic

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Actor Julia Fox may soon be cast for an important role in Madonna's forthcoming biopic. ...

Omicron spread disrupts recovery of U.S. businesses

© Provided by Xinhua The Omicron variant surges across the United States, sending COVID-19 case counts to new heights and ...

German politician compares anti-Russian sanctions to atomic bomb

Suspending Russia from the banking network would be an atomic bomb for capital marketsCutting Russia off from the international banking ...

Serb warns of powers against Djokovic in NATO bombing message

Serbia is "used to injustice", the former tennis player has told the deported world number oneNovak Djokovic's Australian exit over ...

Coach of figure skating starlet Valieva in plea to fans

The Beijing Games contender's choreographer made an appeal after she became European figure skating championWinter Olympics hopeful Kamila Valieva survived ...

UN Agency Calls for International Action to End Sahel Conflict

GENEVA - UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency is calling for international action to end the armed conflict in Africa's Central ...

Mali's Ousted President Keita Dies at 76

BAMAKO - Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was ousted by the military in 2020 after a turbulent seven-year ...

UN Grants $150 Million in Aid for 13 Underfunded Crises

GENEVA - The United Nations is allocating $150 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund to support seriously underfunded humanitarian ...

His hard work really paid off: Malvinder Dhillon on Lakshya Sen's win

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Former India badminton player and coach Malvinder Dhillon on Sunday expressed happiness after shuttler ...

Swapping just one food item daily makes diet planet-friendly: Study

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): As per a new Tulane University study, Americans who eat beef could slash their diet's ...

Study: Optimal health targets are met by few adults with Type 2 diabetes

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Less than one in five adults with Type 2 diabetes in the US meet health ...

Researchers suggest forgetting is a form of learning

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): During a recent study, a team of researchers proposed a theory that forgetting represents a ...

Cameron Green has shown he belongs at this level: Cummins after Ashes triumph

Hobart [Australia], January 16 (ANI): Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins on Sunday said that all-rounder Cameron Green has shown that ...

Exercise performed at different times of the day has different effects: Scientists

Copenhagen [Denmark], January 16 (ANI): To gain a better understanding of why the timing of exercise produces different effects, an ...

Biggest World Tour tournament that I have won: Lakshya Sen after India Open triumph

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): After winning India Open 2022, shuttler Lakshya Sen on Sunday said that he did ...

Imran Khan govt committing economic murder of poor people, says Shahbaz as inflation surges in Pak

Lahore [Pakistan], January 16 (ANI): The Imran Khan Government is committing economic murder of the poor people in the country, ...

AIIB to stay open while following high standards, says president

© Provided by Xinhua As a banker promoting infrastructure development, Jin said he welcomes any other initiative from whichever government ...

Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022 takes place in Netherlands

© Provided by Xinhua THE HAGUE, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The first round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022 ...

Mumbai: Passengers from UAE exempted from compulsory week-long home quarantine, RT-PCR test upon arrival

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 16 (ANI): Passengers arriving from United Arab Emirates (UAE), including Dubai are now exempted from compulsory ...

PM Modi to deliver 'State of the World' special address at WEF's Davos Agenda tomorrow

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the 'State of the World' special address at ...

The movie 'Finch' explores how dogs help us define humanity

Warning: The following article contains spoilers about the movie 'Finch'The movie Finch, released in November on Apple TV+, stars Tom ...

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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 ...

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