Fri, 29 Oct 2021

24 executed for starting lethal wildfires in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria: The Syrian Ministry of Justice has announced that 24 people convicted of lighting last year's devastating wildfires, which ...

Moldova declares emergency as gas jumps from $550 to $790 per thousand

CHIINU, Moldova: To help ease gas shortages caused by rising global energy prices, Moldova's parliament has approved a government-requested state ...

As Covid returns, Austria warns of lockdown for unvaccinated

VIENNA, Austria: Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said unvaccinated people in the country could face new lockdown restrictions, as COVID-19 cases ...

Germany reports 15,145 new infections in one day, highest since May

BERLIN, Germany: On Saturday, Germany recorded the highest number of new coronavirus cases since mid-May, rising from 95 to 100 ...

South African elephant kills poacher, chases off hunters

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa: An elephant has trampled a suspected poacher to death in South Africa's Kruger National Park, ...

As Covid infections, deaths rise, Moscow closing schools, businesses

MOSCOW, Russia: As Russia recorded the highest numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the pandemic began in 2020, beginning ...

4,000 pound sunfish is largest ever seen by experts

Autonomous Ceuta, Spain: A 4,000 pound sunfish was released after being caught in a fishing net off of autonomous Ceuta, ...

Russia, China hold naval patrol off Japan

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia and China have conducted their first-ever joint patrol in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, the ...

Scientific data shows Vikings in Canada 500 years before Columbs

GRONINGEN, Netherlands: Scientists from the University of Groningen recently used a new dating technique and and referenced a past solar ...

Republic of Barbados elects woman as first president

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Prior to becoming a republic and removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, Barbados has elected ...

Polish controversy as officials say EU laws violate constitution

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A Brussels summit of 27 European Union member states is being overshadowed by a dispute with Poland about ...

Mexico's richest man agrees to rebuild collapsed subway line

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: On Wednesday, telecom and construction magnate Carlos Slim, Mexico's richest person, reached an agreement with the Mexico ...

Canadian men pulled from waters by Sikhs who made rope from turbans

VICTORIA, British Columbia: A group of Sikh hikers in Canada used their unraveled turbans to rescue two men who fell ...

Poland sends 6,000 soldiers to Belarus border to stop flow of migrants

WARSAW, Poland: On Tuesday, the Polish Defense Ministry said it had increased the number of troops on its border with ...

US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

Chinese military spokesperson urges US to rebuild perception of China

Beijing [China] October 28 (ANI/Xinhua): A Chinese military spokesperson on Thursday urged the US to rebuild a correct perception of ...

Turkey, US discuss F-35 dispute

Ankara [Turkey], October 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkish and US defence ministries held a meeting in Turkey's capital Ankara to resolve the ...

Vietnam makes efforts to contribute to ASEAN-Russia partnership: PM Chinh

Hanoi [Vietnam], October 28 (ANI/VOV): Vietnam has been always making efforts to contribute to the development of the strategic partnership ...

SocialPilot is now Great Place to Work-Certified

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], October 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India):Great Place to Workreg;Certification is the most definitive 'Employer-of-Choice' recognition which is considered the ...

eXp India Adds Over 1000 Real Estate agents within a year of launch

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): eXp India, a subsidiary of eXp World Holdings (NASDAQ: EXPI) has on-boarded over a ...

EAM Jaishankar express concerns over terrorism in Africa; urges world to support peace, process in region

New Delhi [India] October 28 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday expressed concerns over the spread of terrorism ...

Study Says Pregnant Women Slower to Respond to COVID-19 Vaccine

A new study says it is crucial that pregnant and breastfeeding women receive both doses of either the Pfizer or ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 set for thrilling opening matches

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], October 28 (ANI): AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 will kick off on January 20, with a ...

India to raise issues related to terrorism at G20 Summit in Rome

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): India will raise issues related to cross-border terrorism, terror financing and terror-related activities having ...

China: Ban on private media pushed non-partisan, liberal news organisations go out of service

Beijing [China] October 28 (ANI): The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) move to restrict private investment in media has pushed several ...

'83' can turn theatres into cricket stadiums: Tahir Raj Bhasin

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 28 (ANI): Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who plays the role of legendary Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar ...

Bangladesh Navy Chief visits Western Naval Command headquarters, discusses bilateral cooperation

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): The Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) of Bangladesh Navy on Wednesday visited Mumbai ...

Uyghur doctoral student known for academic achievements arrested at Chinese university

Beijing [China], October 28 (ANI): Chinese authorities have arrested a Uyghur doctoral student known for his academic achievements in the ...

India's Narender enters pre-quarters at AIBA World Boxing Championships

Belgrade [Serbia], October 28 (ANI): India's Narender extended his winning run at the 2021 AIBA men's World Boxing Championships in ...

What's a 'miracle'? Here's how the Catholic Church decides

Albino Luciano, better known to the world as Pope John Paul I, reigned as pope for only 34 days before ...

Biden Heading to G-20, COP26

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Joe Biden embarks Thursday on a whirlwind show of American diplomacy, featuring a meeting of ...

PHFI Awarded the Clarivate India Research excellence - citation Award 2021 in the medical and health sciences category

Gurugram(Haryana)[India], October 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Public Health Foundation of India, a non-profit initiative working towards a Healthier India was honoured ...

Customs seize 280 grams of gold worth over Rs 14 lakhs at Jaipur airport

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 28 (ANI): The Customs officials on Thursday seized 280 grams of gold worth Rs 14 lakh ...

ICFAI Business School bags Top 3 Positions in the Case Centre's Top 50 Best Selling Case Authors

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Case Centre (UK), the independent home of the case method, revealed the Top ...

India and Israel victims of terror, have to make terrorism disappear: Israel envoy to India

New Delhi [India] October 28 (ANI): Israel is cooperating with India in fighting terrorism and extremism and "we have to ...

Ahead of Climate Conference, Kerry Says Stakes Could Not Be Higher

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry spoke in London Thursday ahead of next week's climate summit in Glasgow, saying that addressing ...

Voluntary Repatriation of Burundian Refugees Accelerates

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency reports more than 60,000 Burundian refugees have voluntarily returned home this year, ending years ...

India responsive to humanitarian situation in Afghanistan: Foreign Secretary Shringla

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday said that India has been forthcoming on ...

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FALL RIVER, Massachusetts -- The redistricting process in Massachusetts is well underway, with the Senate expected to vote soon on ...

Study Says Pregnant Women Slower to Respond to COVID-19 Vaccine

A new study says it is crucial that pregnant and breastfeeding women receive both doses of either the Pfizer or ...

Uyghur Recap: October 18-27

Here is a fast take on Uyghur-related news around the world in the past week:Xinjiang's official becomes Tibet's party leaderWang ...

College Towns Across US Consider Challenging 2020 Census Results

Officials in some college towns across the country plan to challenge the results of the 2020 census, claiming that vacant ...

Spirit photography captured love, loss and longing

Photography has always had a relationship to haunting as it shows not what is, but what once was.The process whereby ...

Hurricanes put perfect mark on line vs. Bruins

The Carolina Hurricanes have made it through five games unscathed. They will aim for the first 6-0-0 start in franchise ...

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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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