Fri, 07 Oct 2022

Another ambassador expelled from Nicaragua as EU representative leaves

MANAGUA, Nicaragua: European Union Ambassador Bettina Muscheidt left Nicaragua this week, three days after being declared "persona non grata" by ...

Massive culling of flocks as Europe sees worst-ever bird flu outbreak

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union's Food Safety Agency said that with nearly 50 million poultry being culled this year, Europe ...

Musk to provide Florida with Starlink satellites after Hurricane Ian

TALLAHASSEE, Florida: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Ian in areas of Southwest ...

Germany pledges to deliver advanced air defense system to Ukraine

ODESSA, Kyiv: During an unannounced visit to Odessa, German defense minister Christine Lambrecht said Germany will deliver to Ukraine the ...

Cubans take to street to voice frustrations over ongoing power outage

HAVANA, Cuba: Three days after Hurricane Ian knocked out electricity throughout Cuba, protests broke out for a second night in ...

Florida's Sanibel Island being evacuated after hurricane devastation

FORT MYERS, Florida: Areas within Lee County, including Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, Florida, were devastated by winds, rains and ...

Survey reports 66% of US adults say no to Covid boosters

LOS ANGELES, California: A survey conducted by health policy nonprofit organization Kaiser Family Foundation reported that some two-thirds of American ...

US to purchase $1.1 billion in arms for Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: Pentagon officials have announced that an arms package has been approved for Ukraine worth $1.1 billion, which includes ...

Czech begins detaining migrants at 27 Slovak border crossings

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Czech police detained a van carrying 15 illegal migrants on October 1, after renewing border checks following ...

US acts to reduce risks from space debris

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 4-0 last week to enforce new rules to address the issue of ...

Prosecutors to decide on charging actor Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico: New Mexico district attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies has said that actor Alec Baldwin and up to four others ...

US again returning money to victims of Bernie Madoff, 88% recovered

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that after nearly 14 years, the victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi ...

After sanctions, Russia says will build own aircraft, not rely on west

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's state-owned engineering firm Rostec has said that the country's aviation industry will continue operating without the West, ...

National Games: Boxers Lovlina, Jaismine, Hussamuddin off to winning starts

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], October 7 (ANI): Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain, Commonwealth Games bronze medallists Jaismine Lamboria and Mohammed ...

Biden Expresses Disappointment at OPEC Oil Production Cut

U.S. President Joe Biden expressed his disappointment Thursday that OPEC+ nations intend to cut oil production targets by 2 million ...

Chad Transition Period Extension Worries Experts

Nairobi, Kenya - The push for democracy in Chad suffered a setback last weekend, when a political forum organized by ...

Biden Expresses Disappointment at Planned OPEC Oil Production Cut

U.S. President Joe Biden expressed his disappointment Thursday that OPEC+ nations intend to cut oil production targets by 2 million ...

Uttar Pradesh should be pothole-free by November 15, CM Yogi directs officials

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 6 (ANI): In view of facilitating ease of movement, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ...

We got goosebumps on seeing the trophy: Harcharan Singh on India's 1975 hockey WC triumph

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): With less than 100 days to go for the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup, ...

MoS Muraleedharan meets Gabon FM, conveys wishes on UNSC Presidency

New York [US], October 6 (ANI): On the sidelines of the UNSC High-Level debate at New York, MoS for External ...

Taliban 'reversed' decade-long economic growth in Afghanistan, reveals UN report

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 6 (ANI): As Afghanistan continues to face a slump in the economy after the Taliban takeover of ...

India abstains from voting in UNHRC over holding debate on rights situation in China's Xinjiang

Geneva [Switzerland], October 6 (ANI): India on Thursday abstained from voting on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution ...

Why so many medieval manuscripts feature doodles - and what they reveal

To "doodle" means to draw or scrawl aimlessly, and the history of the word goes back to the early 20th ...

Indian envoy calls upon Ukraine National Security Secretary Oleksii Danilov

Kyiv [Ukraine], October 6 (ANI): Indian ambassador Harsh Jain called upon the Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council ...

Remaining 23 Captives Freed from March Railway Attack in Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria - A Nigerian gang has freed the remaining 23 people it had held for six months since attacking ...

Russia ready to send gas to EU via Nord Stream 2 Moscow

Supplies are possible through the undamaged string of the pipeline, according to Russia's deputy prime ministerRussia is able to supply ...

UN Council Rejects Uyghur Resolution on China by Narrow Margin

The 47-member U.N. Human Rights Council has rejected a resolution to hold a debate next year on alleged human rights ...

EU Lawmakers Condemn Myanmar's Crackdown on Media Freedom

Brussels - EU lawmakers on Thursday condemned the crackdown on media freedom in military-ruled Myanmar and called for the release ...

Ethiopia, Tigray Forces Agree to AU-Mediated Dialogue

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopia's nearly two-year civil war with Tigrayan forces may finally see peace talks after both sides ...

UNHRC adopts resolution over Sri Lanka's rights situation, India abstains

Geneva [Switzerland], October 6 (ANI): While abstaining to vote on the UNHRC draft resolution on human rights in Sri Lanka, ...

Man arrested for carrying 16 kg heroin worth Rs 80 crores at Mumbai airport

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 6 (ANI): A man was arrested by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Thursday at ...

Aaditya Thackeray was enjoying himself in Switzerland when Uddhav Thackeray was hospitalised: MP Rahul Shewale

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 6 (ANI): Lok Sabha MP Rahul Shewale on Wednesday accused Aaditya Thackeray of roaming around and ...

No world ranking points for next 2 LIV events despite MENA deal

The Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) organization released a statement Thursday saying that no world rankings points will be given ...

Next White Sox Manager Odds: Bruce Bochy early favorite

A presumptive future Hall of Fame member could replace a current one as the next manager of the Chicago White ...

Explosion kills one child, injures two in Afghan province of Paktika

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 6 (ANI): One child has been killed after a mortar shell exploded in the Paktika province of ...

At least 82 killed in Iran's Zahedan clashes: Int'l rights group

Tehran [Iran], October 6 (ANI): The death toll in the deadly clashes between Iran's security forces and people in Zahedan, ...

Team bonding biggest strength of our squad: India Under-17 football player Astam Oraon

Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], October 6 (ANI): Two promising players of the India Under-17 Women team for the World Cup, Shilky ...

INS Tarangini at Port Said in Egypt, for Lokayan 22

Cairo [Egypt], October 6 (ANI): INS Tarangini, the first Sail Training Ship of the Indian Navy made a port call ...

MEA Secretary Sanjay Verma discusses India's contribution with UN peacekeeping chief

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): Secretary (West) Ministry of External Affairs, Sanjay Verma had a fruitful discussion with UN ...

Jaipur set to host 'Investment Rajasthan Summit'

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 6 (ANI): Rajasthan government is all set to host the "Invest Rajasthan Summit" on October 7 ...

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Daily passenger limits to end at London's Heathrow

LONDON, England: After limiting the number of passenger departures since July to prevent long queues, baggage delays and flight cancellations, ...

GM out paces Toyota in third quarter sales by 80,000 cars

DETROIT, Michigan: Amidst concerns about a drop in car sales, statistics released this week reported that General Motors outsold Japanese ...

Asian stock markets divided, Australian shares finish flat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were directionless Thursday as investors were decidedly restless following major gains earlier in ...

In meeting, White House warns oil execs about price-gouging

WASHINGTON D.C.: After President Joe Biden warned the oil industry against price-gouging, White House officials and oil executives met late ...

As fuel subsidies fall in Indonesia, inflation running at 7-year high

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Due to rising transportation costs after a fuel price hike, Indonesia's inflation rate in September surged to its ...

U.S. stocks slip, Nasdaq loses 28 points

NEW YORK, New York - The sharp two-day rally, which kicked off the start of October, and this week, came ...

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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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