Wed, 19 Jan 2022

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Irish gather to remember 100 years of self-rule

DUBLIN, Ireland: Irish officials attended a January 17 ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the British handing over the ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

Irish team completes winter Ireland to Scotland swim without wet suits

DUBLIN, Ireland: A team of Irish swimmers has become the first to complete the North Channel swim from Ireland to ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

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 ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

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, ...

US boy's message in bottle discovered in Ireland after 3 years

DUBLIN, Ireland: It took three years to cross the Atlantic, but a message placed in a bottle and tossed into ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sword of fish said to have punctured boat of UK rowers in mid-Atlantic

LONDON, England: A marlin perforated a boat with four UK members of a rowing team aboard, which was traveling on ...

Japan to close borders in February in bid to slow Omicron

TOKYO, Japan: Nearly all international travelers will be prohibited from entering Japan in February, in a bid to fight the ...

UNRWA seeks $1.6 billion to support Palestinian refugees in 2022

The UN agency that supports Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, on Tuesday appealed for $1.6 billion to support its lifesaving work this ...

G. Kishan Reddy attends Retreat Ceremony at National War Memorial, pays tribute to martyrs

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Region (DONER), G. Kishan ...

Salah pal Lovren makes passport claim about FIFA award snub

The Zenit St. Petersburg mainstay is a former teammate of the Liverpool and Egypt superstarFootball icon Mohamed Salah's close friend ...

Afghanistan earthquake death toll rises to 28, 800 homes destroyed

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 19 (ANI): The death toll from two earthquakes in western Afghanistan rose to 28, wounding four and ...

Germany Prepared to Pay 'High Economic Price' to Defend Ukraine

LONDON - Germany has said it is prepared to pay 'a high economic price' to defend its values, as NATO ...

China Urges Taliban to Meet Conditions for Diplomatic Recognition

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - China said Tuesday that Afghanistan's Taliban will have to live up to international expectations "at an early ...

EU explains position on new Russia sanctions

Brussels will not impose pre-emptive measures in attempt to stop invasion of UkraineThe EU's most senior diplomat Josep Borrell has ...

How the Russian mounted police operate in winter

To a horse, a police officer is not just a loyal comrade. We describe this and other aspects of the ...

Amid Ukraine crisis, US State Secy Blinken to meet Russian counterpart Lavrov in Geneva

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have agreed to ...

Taliban urges Norway to take lead in recognizing Islamic Emirate govt

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 19 (ANI): The Taliban on Tuesday urged Norway to take lead in recognizing the Islamic Emirate of ...

India at UN stresses women's participation in public life, elimination of violence for promoting lasting peace around the world

New York [US], January 19 (ANI): India stressed on women's participation in public life and elimination of violence against them ...

EU rules out preventive sanctions against Russia

Brussels will not impose pre-emptive measures in attempt to stop invasion of UkraineThe EU's most senior diplomat Josep Borrell has ...

The mysterious woman at the centre of the Texas synagogue siege

The British hostage taker who was shot dead by police was demanding the release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani ...

Volcanic Ash on Tonga Puts UN Aid Operation on Standby

GENEVA - The United Nations reports emergency teams are on standby to provide humanitarian assistance to thousands of victims of ...

UN Calls on Sudan's Military to End its Killing Spree of Protesters

GENEVA - The U.N. human rights office has condemned what it says is the brutal, disproportionate use of force by ...

NATO mounting build-up near Belarus, Russia claims

Ambassador's comments come amid a standoff between Russia and the organizationAmid heightened tensions with NATO, Moscow has vowed that it ...

How America & Russia ended up deciding the fate of Europe

Brussels is conspicuously absent from critical talks with MoscowThe EU has hit out after it was effectively excluded from security ...

Turkish Court Acquits German Journalist Mesale Tolu

ISTANBUL - A Turkish court on Monday acquitted German journalist Mesale Tolu of terrorism charges, she said on Twitter, in ...

Bilawal flays Imran khan over religious article, says trying to hide 'economic failures'

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): After Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's religious article on lessons to learn from Madina got ...

Sensing massive anti-national sentiments in Afghanistan, Pakistan's NSA cancels Kabul visit

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): In a major diplomatic embarrassment, Pakistan National Security Adviser (NSA) Moeed Yusuf has reportedly cancelled ...

French Finance Minister lists 3 major threats to Europe's economic growth

Paris [France], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The economic growth in the European Union could be undermined by the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, ...

French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain reaffirms commitment to trade relations in Indo-Pacific

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain on Tuesday reaffirmed commitment to trade relations in the Indo-Pacific ...

Indicators show U.S. on brink of conflict, says Yale historian

© Provided by Xinhua WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- People who study the origins of civil wars see "indicators" showing ...

12 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes against Houthis in Yemen

© Provided by Xinhua "The air raids will be intensified during the upcoming hours, and won't be ceased till eradicating ...

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Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Irish gather to remember 100 years of self-rule

DUBLIN, Ireland: Irish officials attended a January 17 ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the British handing over the ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

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