Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

After becoming oldest living man, Spaniard dies at 112

LEON, Spain: Saturnino de la Fuente Garca, believed to be the world's oldest man, died on January 18 at age ...

Drones in Sweden reported over nuclear plants, palace

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Sweden's security service is investigating drone sightings reported over key Swedish sites, including nuclear plants.Sightings were reported at ...

Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Will Omicron derail recovery of airlines in South and Southeast Asia?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, January 24 (ANI): In reporting its latest operating data, Singapore Airlines (SIA), co-owner of Gurgaon-based Vistara ...

Rashid Khan, Moises Henriques named in BBL 11 Team of Tournament

Melbourne [Australia], January 24 (ANI): Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan and Australia all-rounder Moises Henriques on Monday were named in Big ...

Thierry Mugler fashion designer to Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Beyonce dies at 73

Washington [US], January 24 (ANI): Celebrity-favourite French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler has passed away. He was 73. As per ...

Iran regains UN voting rights

South Korea used Tehran's own frozen assets to pay off its debt to the global organizationMajid Takht Ravanchi, Iran's ambassador ...

Taliban, Afghan Civil Society Leaders Meet in Norway

ISLAMABAD - Taliban delegates, led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, and Afghan civil society representatives held daylong discussions, ...

Taliban Talks in Norway Raise New Debate About Recognition

OSLO - A Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Sunday started three days of talks ...

Afghan Students in US Face Uncertain Future

Afghan students studying at universities in the U.S. through scholarship programs face a more uncertain future since the Taliban took ...

Danielle Kang wins Tournament of Champions for sixth career win

Danielle Kang carded a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the Tournament of Champions at Orlando, Fla., by three strokes ...

Afghan women stand against Oslo summit; say 'step toward Taliban is step taken against Afghan people'

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 24 (ANI): Amid the ongoing talks between the Taliban delegation and members of the international community in ...

NATO activity near CSTO borders not conductive to security in region: CSTO Head

Minsk [Belarus], January 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The military activity of NATO countries near the borders of the Collective Security Treaty Organization ...

Brussels Police Clash with Anti-Vaccination Protesters

Police in Brussels fired water cannon and clouds of tear gas at 50,000 protesters demonstrating Sunday against COVID-19 vaccinations and ...

End of Covid pandemic plausible, WHO claims

The Omicron variant is leading to a period of quiet and a possible end to the pandemic in Europe, health ...

President resigns citing inability to help his country

Armenia's President Armen Sarksyan has announced his resignationAfter nearly four years in office, Armenian President Armen Sarksyan announced his early ...

ECHL player released after racist taunt at Jordan Subban

The East Coast Hockey League indefinitely suspended Jacob Panetta after South Carolina Stingrays defenseman Jordan Subban claimed the Jacksonville Icemen ...

Protestors in Turkey call for boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Istanbul [Turkey], January 24 (ANI): A few days before the start of the Beijing Winter Olympics, dozens of protestors took ...

Would look to give Deepak Chahar more games, he has good ability with bat: Dravid

Cape Town [South Africa], January 23 (ANI): Team India head coach Rahul Dravid said that all-rounder Deepak Chahar has shown ...

Afghan Students in the US Face Uncertain Future

Afghan students studying at universities in the U.S. through scholarship programs face a more uncertain future since the Taliban took ...

Kabul delegation meets with Afghan civil society in Oslo

Oslo [Norway], January 23 (ANI): An Afghanistan delegation, led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, has reportedly met with ...

'Mission accomplished for us': Bavuma on 3-0 ODI series win over India

Cape Town [South Africa], January 23 (ANI): South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma expressed happiness after the Proteas defeated India by ...

Quite obvious where we went wrong, our shot selection has been poor: KL Rahul

Cape Town [South Africa], January 23 (ANI): India stand-in skipper KL Rahul on Sunday said that all-rounder Deepak Chahar gave ...

Afghanistan minister says schools to open for all in spring

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 23 (ANI): Afghanistan's Ministry of Education said schools will be opened from spring this year. Officials at ...

Australia's hefty price for AUKUS

The focus of Australia's reinvigorated friendship with the UK and US exposes the true purpose of the new partnership: global ...

Grandfather is now a problematic word

Language has become the main terrain on which the culture wars sweeping the Western world are played out.Arguably, just about ...

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MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

Small terrorist groups active in Pakistan after Taliban's success

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid admitted on Saturday that there has been an increase in terror attacks in ...

Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee: Following a nearly 10-year court battle, after being served commercial-grade bleach instead of water at a Cracker ...

TV reporter hit by car, picks self up, finishes live report

DUNBAR, West Virginia: A West Virginia television reporter was struck by a car from behind while filming a live report ...

US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...

Irish American Claire Cronin sworn in as Ambassador to Ireland

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Irish-American Claire D. Cronin was sworn in as the 25th U.S. Ambassador to Ireland on January 19.Cronin was ...

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