Sat, 29 Jan 2022

Snow storm closes much of Greece, including Athens

ATHENS, Greece: A severe snowstorm that swept across the Mediterranean region has stranded thousands of motorists on a motorway in ...

EU nations warned of falling behind in building 5G mobile networks

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A European Union watchdog, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), has warned that the EU faces considerable economic ...

Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...

New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...

World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

Turkish journalist jailed before trial for insulting Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey: A Turkish journalist has been arrested for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Journalist Sedef Kabas ...

Barty rallies to claim Australian Open crown

The women's world number one became the first Australian tennis player to clinch the tournament in 42 yearsWomen's world number ...

Khabib confesses nerves as Eagle FC impresses in US debut

Khabib Nurmagomedov's US debut as a fight promoter went off without a hitch on Friday night but the Russian icon ...

Turkey, Qatar, Taliban agree on "several key issues" to manage, operate Kabul Airport

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 29 (ANI): A trilateral meeting between Turkey, Qatar, and the Taliban officials agreed on "several key issues" ...

Beijing 2022: UN Secretary-General calls for Olympic Truce to be observed

Beijing [China], January 29 (ANI): To mark the start of the Olympic Truce, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent ...

Congress accuses Modi-govt of duping Parliament, misleading SC in Pegasus Software Purchase

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): Congress on Saturday once again put up strong allegations on the Central government on ...

Urban regeneration of Big Air Shougang impresses international media

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- With the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games less than a week ...

Netherlands seeks another medal fest despite incidents in speed skating

© Provided by Xinhua THE HAGUE, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Dutch Olympic team has arrived in Beijing for the ...

Even dim light before bedtime could disrupt a preschooler's sleep: Study

Colorado [US], January 29 (ANI): Researchers have found that exposure to even dim light can prompt the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin ...

Nurses face sleeping issues due to work stress, schedules: Study

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): A recent study led by an international team of researchers has found that more than ...

UN envoy proposes freezing assets of Afghanistan's corrupt ex-officials

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 29 (ANI): Afghanistan's mission at the United Nations on Friday proposed the freezing of assets illegally transferred ...

Ash Barty wins Australian Open women's title, dominates Collins in final

Melbourne [Australia], January 29 (ANI): World number one Ashleigh Barty won the Australian Open women's title on Saturday night by ...

StockDaddy Version 2.0 registers 17K subscriptions within two days

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], January 29 (ANI/PNN): Last month, Gurugram-based ed-tech startup, EaseMyTrade, received a phenomenal response at the launch of ...

International aid should go directly to Afghan people: SIGAR

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 29 (ANI): The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), John Sopko, said that the Taliban ...

Progate, Inc presents: Progate Education Summit For School

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): Progate, Inc. (headquartered in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; Masanori Kato, CEO; hereinafter referred to as "Progate") ...

Adam Brody joins cast of FX's 'Fleishman Is in Trouble'

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): Actor Adam Brody has been tapped to play a pivotal role in FX's 'Fleishman Is ...

Ajay Devgn's OTT debut 'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness' trailer out

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 29 (ANI): The makers of Ajay Devgn's web debut 'Rudra: The Edge of Darkness' have unveiled ...

U.S. Special Envoy Congratulates Iran On World Cup Qualifying Victory

In a rare message, the U.S. special envoy on Iran has congratulated the Islamic Republic's national soccer team on making ...

More than 5000 photographers from 65 countries to participate in International Photography festival in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 29 (ANI): Hyderabad will host the International Photographer of the Year Awards (IPOY 2022) in September ...

Britney Spears snubs sister Jamie Lynn's 'National best seller' title

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): After Jamie Lynn Spears thanked her fans for helping her controversial memoir, 'Things I Should ...

Ahead of Winter Olympics, sponsors on 'tightrope' amid US-China tensions

Beijing [China], January 29 (ANI): Ahead of Beijing Winter Games, sponsors of the Olympics are walking a tightrope as worsening ...

US officials make Russian blood claim Reuters

Report based on anonymous sources alleges that Moscow hadsmoved medical materials needed to ?treat casualties? near the borderCiting "three US ...

EXPLAINER: Can Portugal Election Clear Political Roadblock

LISBON, PORTUGAL - Portuguese voters go to the polls Sunday, two years earlier than scheduled, after a political crisis over ...

Congress accuses Centre of purchasing Pegasus spyware from Israel in 2017

New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): The Congress on Saturday alleged that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) purchased Pegasus ...

Jimmy Kimmel slammed for allegedly making another demeaning joke about BTS

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI): Netizens are calling out American television host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel on social media for ...

10 the most UNUSUAL standardized buildings in Russia

Traditional ornaments, bright graffiti and even Soviet symbols on the balconies. See how Russian architects decorated faceless standardized residential areas. ...

Priyanka Chaturvedi urges FM Sitharaman to recall SBI's revised guidelines 'unfit' pregnant women guidelines

Mumbai [Maharashtra], January 29 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi on Saturday wrote a letter to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ...

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Africa officials see less resistance to Covid vaccine, more vaccinated

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia: John Nkengasong, heading the African Union's public health agency, Africa CDC, notified reporting teams on January 27 ...

Snow storm closes much of Greece, including Athens

ATHENS, Greece: A severe snowstorm that swept across the Mediterranean region has stranded thousands of motorists on a motorway in ...

EU nations warned of falling behind in building 5G mobile networks

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A European Union watchdog, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), has warned that the EU faces considerable economic ...

Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

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