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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, ...

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 ...

Blinken Authorizes Baltic Countries to Send US Weapons to Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday he authorized the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to send ...

Pakistan minister blames remnants of groups defeated by Taliban for creating 'atmosphere of terror'

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 22 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday blamed "small remnants of groups" defeated by the ...

Jane Campion to be honoured at Art Directors Guild Awards

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): Filmmaker Jane Campion is set to be honoured at the 26th Annual Art Directors Guild's ...

Haryana's tableau for Republic Day parade themed 'Haryana- Number One in Sports' to showcase sportspersons

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): Haryana's tableau for the Republic Day parade is themed 'Haryana- Number One in Sports', ...

Fire acquire striker Kacper Przybylko from Union

The Chicago Fire acquired Polish striker Kacper Przybylko from the Philadelphia Union in exchange for $1.15 million in general allocation ...

'Live your dreams, trust yourself,' says Mrs World 2022's National Costume winner Navdeep Kaur

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): Navdeep Kaur, who won the Costume Round at the Mrs World 2022 competition held ...

Normandy Format policy advisers to meet in Paris on Tuesday

Paris [France], January 22 (ANI/Sputnik): German, Russian, Ukrainian and French policy advisers will meet for the Normandy Format talks to ...

Tamil Nadu couple plans Hogwarts-themed metaverse wedding reception

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 22 (ANI): On the first Sunday of February, a couple from Tamil Nadu are set ...

Simona Halep soars into Australian Open fourth round

No. 14 seed Simona Halep of Romania reached the fourth round of the Australian Open for the fifth straight year, ...

Update: UN chief raises five alarms for 2022

"We all know this. Now is not the time to simply list and lament challenges. Now is the time to ...

'Wannabe Red Hot Chilli Pepper': Deepika Padukone sizzles in 'Gehraiyaan' promotions

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): Wowing fans with drop-dead gorgeous pictures of herself, Deepika Padukone set the internet ablaze ...

America has no specified schedule for recognition of Taliban: US special envoy to Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 22 (ANI): US special representative for Afghanistan Thomas West on Saturday said that America has no specified ...

Taliban should respect human rights for the sake of international recognition: UN chief

New York [US], January 22 (ANI): The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday (local time) said that the Taliban should ...

New Approach to Teaching Race in School Divides New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO - A proposal to overhaul New Mexico's social studies standards has stirred debate over how race should ...

IPL 2022 to begin in last week of March, will leave no stone unturned to stage it in India: Jay Shah

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Saturday confirmed ...

Tableaux of 12 States, UTs and 9 ministries to be showcased at Republic Day Parade 2022

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): A total of 21 tableaux, 12 of various states and Union Territories, nine of ...

Beijing Olympics being held in country where mass atrocities against minorities are going on

Beijing [China], January 22 (ANI): The Beijing Winter Olympics beginning next month in China, where the government is committing genocide ...

Study finds reading may improve with action video games

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): A new study has found that reading can be improved with an action video game. ...

Ukrainian opposition slams US sanctions

Washington has imposed measures on two MPs for allegedly working for RussiaUkraine's second-largest political party, Opposition Platform - For Life, ...

Telegram CEO assesses impact of Russia's proposal to ban crypto

Russian tech billionaire Pavel Durov warns of major risks for high-tech economyPavel Durov, the executive director and founder of Telegram, ...

Sudan Deputy Leader Meets Ethiopia Defense Minister on Rare Visit

KHARTOUM - Sudan's second most powerful leader met with Ethiopia's defense minister Saturday on a rare visit to Addis Ababa ...

In tit-for-tat response, US blocks Chinese airlines after Beijing's action

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): The US on Friday (local time) in a counterstroke to China's virus policy blocked 44 ...

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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 ...

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