Thu, 02 Dec 2021

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

As Barbados becomes Republic, role of British monarchy to end

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: In a colonial unshackling, Barbados will say goodbye to the British monarch, as the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...

Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...

El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

India tour of SA might be pushed back by one week amid Omicron scare

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): India's tour of South Africa might be pushed back by one week ...

Repeat watching, The Last Resort for viewers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI/PNN): As a novel concept always attracts movie lovers, Bollywood's latest Sci-Fi thriller, The Last ...

Former Trump fixer to auction prison badge as NFT

A former lawyer for ex-President Donald Trump, Michael Cohen, has taken his first step into the fast-evolving world of ?non-fungible ...

South Africa criticizes unscientific restrictions over Omicron

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said his country is being penalized for detecting the latest Covid-19 ?variant of concern,? dubbed ...

1,000+ US troops to deploy for Africa

More than 1,000 American National Guard troops will soon be shipped to Eastern Africa for a counter-terrorism mission, intended to ...

US Seeks Norms for Outer Space After 'Irresponsible' Russia Test

WASHINGTON - U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday criticized an 'irresponsible' Russian test that endangered the International Space Station ...

Putin Demands NATO Guarantees Not to Expand Eastward

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow would seek Western guarantees precluding any further NATO expansion and deployment ...

Abrams to Run Again for Georgia Governorship

ATLANTA - Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she would launch another campaign ...

Supreme Court Appears Poised to Roll Back Abortion Rights in US

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in what will likely become a landmark abortion rights case. The ...

Biden Marks 33rd World AIDS Day With New Commitments

WASHINGTON - Marking the 33rd annual World AIDS Day on Wednesday, the Biden administration announced it would ramp up its ...

MLB locks out players in first work stoppage since 1994-95

For the first time in 26 years, Major League Baseball is in a work stoppage. With ownership and the MLB ...

Taliban fails to secure seat at United Nations

Kabul [Afghanistan] December 2 (ANI): The United Nations Accreditation Committee did not approve the Taliban's seat along with the Myanmar ...

Taliban hide details of drug trade revenue amid financial crisis in Afghanistan: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan] December 2 (ANI): Taliban which was always suspected to be one of the wealthiest militant groups in the ...

BWF World Tour Finals: Pair of Ponnappa, Sikki Reddy lose their second Group B game

Bali [Indonesia], December 2 (ANI): India duo of Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy on Thursday lost their second Group ...

China's predatory actions in South East Asia backfire

Beijing [China] December 2, (ANI): China's intimidating attitude, particularly over the South China Sea issue, is backfiring as countries in ...

'Cricket 22: The official game of Ashes' now available for general public

Sydney [Australia], December 2 (ANI): Cricket Australia, in partnership with Australian game developer Big Ant Studios, on Thursday announced that ...

IFFCO ranks first among top 300 cooperatives globally

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has been ranked 'number one Cooperative' among ...

SII seeks approval for Covishield vaccine as booster dose amid Omicron variant concerns

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought India's drug regulator's approval ...

Winter session: Lok Sabha to discuss COVID-19 pandemic, related aspects today

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Lok Sabha will discuss the "COVID-19 pandemic and various aspects related to it" today, ...

Britney Spears, fiance Sam Asghari head out for international getaway for singer's 40th birthday

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): Pop star Britney Spears has headed out for a romantic international gateway with her fiance ...

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Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

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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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