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Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Economic collapse of Afghanistan likely to further refugee crisis, says IMF

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 19 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday said that Afghanistan's economy is set to contract ...

Winter Olympics flame on its way from Rome to Beijing

Athens [Greece], October 19 (ANI): The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 is on its way to ...

Union health minister speaks with WHO chief, discusses pandemic management, WHO reforms

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday held a telephonic conversation with World Health ...

Taliban recognition not in discussion ahead of Moscow meeting: Russian FM

Moscow [Russia], October 19 (ANI): Ahead of the Taliban's upcoming visit to Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on ...

Border issue casting shadow on bilateral ties: Indian envoy to China

Beijing [China], October 19 (ANI): Amid the ongoing discussion between two neighbours on the border issue, Indian Ambassador to China ...

T20 WC: Morgan open to dropping himself if poor form continues

Dubai [UAE], October 19 (ANI): England skipper Eoin Morgan said that he is ready to get himself dropped from England's ...

PM Modi to attend Abhidhamma Day programme at Kushinagar

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh on ...

Use of renewable energies increases in EU countries: German official

Berlin [Germany], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The use of renewable energies increased in all 27 member states of the European Union ...

Researchers find possible treatment strategy for Meningitis without antibiotics

Copenhagen [Denmark], October 19 (ANI): Despite widespread implementation of vaccines, bacterial meningitis is still associated with a high mortality rate ...

BJP protests at Jantar Mantar over Bangladesh violence incident, demands safety of Hindus

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): After Hindus were attacked in Bangladesh during Durga Puja, 'Bengali Hindu Samiti Bachao' staged ...

PM to visit UP tomorrow to inaugurate Kushinagar International airport

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh on 20th October to inaugurate the ...

UNICEF delivers 40 tonnes of medical supplies to Kabul to treat diarrheal diseases

New York [US], October 19 (ANI): UNICEF has just delivered nearly 40 tonnes of medical supplies, including kits and medicines ...

Taliban's acting foreign minister to meet Chinese counterpart: report

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 19 (ANI): Afghanistan's acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi will meet his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, a ...

Vanua likes to play against Scotland, says Assad Vala

Muscat [Oman], October 19 (ANI): Papua New Guinea (PNG) skipper Assad Vala praised his teammate and all-rounder Norman Vanua and ...

Bumrah one of the best bowlers going around because of his economy: Venkatesh Prasad

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Former India pacer Venkatesh Prasad on Tuesday said that Jasprit Bumrah is one of ...

OTT platforms, theatres likely to co-exist once normalcy returns after COVID-19, predict film experts

By Divya MalhotraNew Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): From watching 9 to 12 shows at cinema halls to movies in ...

No need to hold T20 WC match with Pakistan: Ramdas Athawale

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): Raising concerns over the terrorist activities and killing of civilians in Kashmir, Union Minister ...

Prakash Padukone, NSCI launch badminton coaching in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): In a major boost for the sport of badminton in Maharashtra, Padukone Sports Management ...

PNG with their bowling attack could really squeeze us in second half, says Kyle Coetzer

Muscat [Oman], October 19 (ANI): Scotland skipper Kyle Coetzer said he thinks that Papua New Guinea (PNG) could have 'squeezed' ...

Jaiashankar visits Ovda airbase in Israel, meets IAF members taking part in Blue Flag exercise

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday visited the Ovda airbase in southern Israel ...

VHP wants UN to send peacekeeping force to Bangladesh

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): The Vishva Hindu Parishad on Tuesday demanded that the United Nations should send a ...

Study shows regular millet consumption can combat anaemia

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): A new study has shown that regular consumption of millets can improve haemoglobin and ...

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Le Pen says if elected French president she would end energy subsidies

PARIS, France: Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate to run in next year's French presidential election, said if she is ...

Stocks in Asia mostly advance, Australian market finishes flat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia rose on Tuesday in line with gains on other world markets overnight.Bourses ...

Electronics giant Foxconn to introduce electric vehicles this week

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics giant that assembles Apple's iPhones, will unveil three of their own electric vehicles this ...

Experts say Chinese demand for natural gas to challenge energy market

BEIJING, China: Amid anoutlook for cold winter temperatures, China's quest for obtaining larger volumes of natural gas is expected to ...

U.S. stocks have mixed day, technology stocks do well

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were mixed in the United States on Monday as market participants weighed up a ...

New Italian ITA airlines replaces bankrupt Alitalia

ROME, Italy: Following the closing of Italy's bankrupt flag carrier Alitalia and its 74-year history, the country's new national airline, ...

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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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