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Pilots, aircrews to hold protests against UK travel restrictions

LONDON, England: Britain's airlines and holiday and tour companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday, in a bid ...

Biden ends 25% Trump tariff on Scotch whiskey, other EU imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has lifted a 25 percent tariff on Scotch whiskey, as well as other goods imported ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Spain's successful vaccination drive leads to end of face masks

BARCELONA, Spain: Spain will no longer require the wearing of face masks outdoors beginning June 26, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez ...

Swedish court upholds ban on tech giant Huawei

Stockholm [Sweden], July 23 (ANI): A Swedish court has upheld a ban on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies selling 5G ...

WTA roundup: Coco Gauff among first-round winners in Eastbourne

Coco Gauff rallied from a set down to upset No. 7 seed Elise Mertens of Belgium 0-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5, ...

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Trudeau extends border closings with U.S. until July 21

OTTAWA, Canada: Despite pressure from companies and the tourism industry to ease the nation's travel ban, Canadian Prime Minister Justin ...

With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...

Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...