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 ...

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, ...

FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dodgers promote Brandon Gomes to general manager

The Los Angeles Dodgers named former big-league pitcher Brandon Gomes as their new general manager on Tuesday. Gomes, 37, has ...

Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship signs MoU with IGNOU to link vocational education, training with higher education

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): To further strengthen the vocational and technical training framework, the Ministry of Skill Development ...

US Telecom Carriers to Limit 5G Rollout Near Airports

Major U.S. telecommunications companies Verizon and AT&T agreed Tuesday to delay their deployment of new 5G mobile services around key ...

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 ...

Japan claims sovereignty over Russian territory

Minister believes the southern part of the Kuril Islands is rightfully JapaneseTokyo will not give up its claim that Russia's ...

Indonesia replaces 'sinking' Jakarta with Nusantara as new capital

Jakarta [Indonesia], January 19 (ANI): Indonesia on Tuesday replaced sinking capital Jakarta with Nusantara, as Jakarta is prone to flooding ...

Jitendra Singh calls for closer collaboration between India, UK on issues of mutual concern including food security, zero hunger

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Calling for collaboration between India and the UK on issues of mutual concern like ...

NASA missions under threat because of astronaut shortage

The US space agency has been warned that the size of its astronaut corps might be too small to meet ...

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 ...

Complexity confirm Extra Salt quartet core of new roster

Complexity confirmed the quartet of Johnny "?JT?" Theodosiou, Justin "?FaNg?" Coakley, Ricky "?floppy?" Kemery and coach Tiaan "?T.c?" Coertzen from ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

HIV can be fooled into an ambush by killer cells study

The AIDS-causing virus was completely wiped out in four out of 10 lab mice using promising approachResearchers have refined a ...

Ex-UFC siren VanZant teases move to Khabib's MMA league

The Instagram sensation could fight for Eagle FCBare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) star Paige VanZant has responded to talk of ...

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 ...

Kwasi Wiredu cleared the way for modern African philosophy

Kwasi Wiredu, often called the greatest living African philosopher, passed on 6 January 2022 in the US at the age ...

Ireland has the wind and seas to become an offshore superpower

The Irish government signed up to the recent Glasgow Climate Pact and used the summit to announce a raft 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 ...

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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 ...

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, ...

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