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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 ...

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, ...

Macron's Call for EU Talks With Kremlin Unnerves European Allies

French President Emmanuel Macron's call for the European Union to pursue its own talks with the Kremlin is raising fears ...

US Air Travel Safety Questions Linger Amid 5G Rollout

WASHINGTON - An unresolved disagreement between U.S. wireless communications carriers and commercial airlines over the rollout of new 5G networks ...

PM Modi tops list of most popular world leaders with 71 pc rating: Survey

By Payal MehtaNew Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has topped the global rating amongst world leaders ...

Red Bulls sign F Zach Ryan, M Jesus Castellano

The New York Red Bulls signed Stanford forward Zach Ryan and Venezuelan midfielder Jesus Castellano. Both deals announced Thursday are ...

Russia non-energy exports booming, says report

The volume of Russian shipments that aren?t oil, gas and other fuels increased by 36% in 2021, according to the ...

Top Russian senator blasts American's amazing stupidity

Claims that Moscow fears a ?democratic? Ukraine are simply foolish, a Russian senator has arguedAmerican analysts following Russia and the ...

Destruction of the world forecasted amid US-Russia spat escalation

Former US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has warned ?life as we know it? will end if tensions between Moscow and Washington ...

US Says it Will Not Resume Sudan Aid After Recent Violence

The United States will continue withholding aid from Sudan until the country's military rulers stop the killing of anti-coup protesters ...

US Sanctions 4 Ukrainians Accused of Aiding Russia

The U.S. government says it is sanctioning four Ukrainians "engaged in Russian government-directed influence activities to destabilize Ukraine.""The individuals we ...

Jon Stewart to be honoured with Mark Twain Prize for American humor

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): Comedian, talk show host and political influencer Jon Stewart has been named the 23rd recipient ...

PM Modi, Mauritian counterpart launch social housing project, two more India-assisted projects in Mauritius

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on ...

Ukraine: a country wounded by eight years of crisis

The Russian-Ukrainian war began in 2014 after pro-European protesters toppled the government of the Moscow-backed president Victor Yanukovych. This led ...

Cases drop for first time as Africa's fourth COVID-19 wave ebbs

For the first time in Africa since the peak of the Omicron wave, weekly COVID-19 cases dropped significantly and deaths ...

Agony for Raducanu as teen battles blisters in Aus Open defeat

The US Open champion crashed out of 2022's first Grand Slam in the second roundTennis fans have taken to the ...

US college officials announce new trans athlete policy

Requirements for trans athletes are set to be determined by each sport's individual national governing body in line with the ...

Journalists boycott Macron-EU press conference as no questions taken

The French president has been accused of using the event as a photo opportunityEuropean correspondents on Wednesday exited the press ...

'Destruction of the world' forecasted amid US-Russia spat escalation

Former US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has warned ?life as we know it? will end if tensions between Moscow and Washington ...

Moscow gives green light for new showdown with Washington

A round of talks between top American and Russian diplomats is set for Friday, Moscow has confirmedRussia's top diplomat Sergey ...

Russia's non-energy exports booming report

The volume of Russian shipments that aren?t oil, gas and other fuels increased by 36% in 2021, according to the ...

Caitlyn Jenner blasts record-breaking trans swimmer

The Olympic gold medalist who transitioned in 2015 said 'biological boys should not be playing in women's sports'Transgender former Olympic ...

Director of autism movie Music was suicidal because of backlash

Singer and director Sia said she had to seek rehabilitation after facing an outcry for casting a non-autistic person in ...

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Sotheby's asking $4 to $6.8 million for 555.55-carat black diamond

DUBAI, UAE: Auction house Sotheby's Dubai will sell a black 555.55-carat diamond believed to be from outer space, known as ...

At $534 million, Rome's Villa Aurora highest price ever at auction

ROME, Italy: Villa Aurora, a villa for sale in Rome with a starting price of $534 million, was expected to ...

Buyers warm to Asian stocks, major indices advance across the board

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the boil on Thursday with the major indices across the region ...

Nepali importers suffer from delayed shipments from China

LISTIKOT, Nepal Traders importing goods from China complain about the delayed shipments by Chinese authorities. The shipments supposed to reach ...

Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...

U.S. stocks crumble again, dollar edges down

NEW YORK, New York - In the face of looming interest rate hikes, U.S. stock markets continued to shed weight ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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