Tue, 24 May 2022

Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...

American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

To help US businesses, 35,000 foreign workers to be taken in

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the inability of businesses to hire enough workers, the U.S. has announced that it will grant ...

US Senate to vote on resolution urging probe of beef price fixing

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds have introduced a bipartisan resolution requesting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...

Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

EU heads tell Ukraine military supplies will continue

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the bloc would ensure Ukraine that it has ...

Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Did Australia just make a move to the left?

Political commentators often use the idea of a political spectrum from left to right as shorthand for understanding political ideologies, ...

Quad leaders to exchange views on developments in Indo-Pacific, discuss global issues

Tokyo [Japan], May 24 (ANI): The progress on Quad initiatives aimed at fostering peace, prosperity and stability in the Indo-Pacific ...

Ukraine's President Asks Davos Global Elite to Help Isolate Russia

London - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy told world leaders and business executives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ...

Pakistani Generals push for early election to appoint new Army Chief

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 (ANI): In recent months, the call for the general election in Pakistan has grown louder and ...

We have used democracy to bring positive change in lives of people in 8 years: PM Modi

Tokyo [Japan], May 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the BJP-led government has strived in the ...

US plans response to Arctic activity from Russia and China media

Washington reportedly intends to carry out a major upgrade of its northernmost military baseThe US plans to invest billions on ...

Biden Says US Would Defend Taiwan if China Invaded

seoul, south korea - President Joe Biden said the United States would be willing to intervene to defend Taiwan if ...

New Australian Prime Minister Sworn In After Election Win

Australia's new prime minister was sworn in Monday before flying to Japan for talks with U.S. President Joe Biden and ...

Artists Flock to Dakar for Biennale

Dakar, Senegal - One of the most prominent events in the world of contemporary African art is kicking off in ...

Pakistan announce squad against West Indies for ODI series, Shadab Khan returns after injury

Lahore [Pakistan], May 23 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday announced the squad for the three-match ODI series against ...

French Open: Rafael Nadal storms into R2; Anisimova downs Osaka

Paris [France], May 23 (ANI): Rafael Nadal claimed a staright-sets victory over Australian Jordan Thompson on Monday, to claim a ...

Pak Army Chief General Bajwa has to stop the oppression against Muhajirs: Altaf Hussain

London [UK], May 23 (ANI): Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has asked Pakistan ...

Instability in Pakistan may impact China ties, CPEC, IMF loans

Beijing [China], May 23 (ANI): China's interactions with the new government in Pakistan may not have generated the necessary confidence ...

Karnataka CM holds talks with heads of Dassault Systems, Nestle on investment opportunities in Karnataka

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 23 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday chaired a meeting with the heads of ...

India's Savage Heat Exacts Heaviest Toll on Those Working Outdoors

New Delhi - Pradeep Kumar can earn nearly eight dollars a day selling the traditional Indian drink with cumin and ...

UN Rights Chief Arrives in China

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet arrived in China Monday, in a visit expected to be ...

17 Rohingya feared dead amid storm off Myanmar coast: UNHCR

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has said it is shocked and saddened by reports that more than a dozen Rohingya ...

FDA removes hold on clinical trial for phase 2,3 for COVAXIN-BBV152 says Ocugen

Malvern (Pennsylvania) [US], May 23 (ANI): Biotechnology company Ocugen on Monday announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...

Mandaviya raises concern at global forum over WHO's report on COVID excess mortality in India

By Shalini BhardwajGeneva [Switzerland] [India], May 23 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday raised concerns over the WHO's ...

New York City declares state of emergency amid US infant formula shortage

New York [US], May 23 (ANI/Xinhua): New York City, the most populous city in the United States, has entered into ...

AC Milan's Rafael Leao bags Serie A MVP award

Rome [Italy], May 23 (ANI): The MVP of Serie A 2021/2022 award has been assigned to AC Milan player Rafael ...

Amid food security concerns, India may not agree to exemption to WFP purchases from export restrictions

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): India may not agree to exemptions for World Food Programme (WFP) at World Trade ...

WHO Says No Evidence Monkeypox Virus Has Mutated

The World Health Organization does not have evidence that the monkeypox virus has mutated, a senior executive at the U.N. ...

Russian UN Envoy Quits in Protest of Ukraine Invasion

A veteran Russian diplomat to the United Nations office in Geneva resigned Monday because he said he was "so ashamed" ...

New Australian Prime Minister Sworn-In After Election Win

Australia's new prime minister was sworn in Monday before flying to Japan for talks with U.S. President Joe Biden and ...

Delhi likely to receive another spell of thunderstorms, heavy rain tonight

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): The national capital is likely to see another spell of thunderstorms and heavy rain ...

Delhi gets new LG: Who is Vinai Kumar Saxena?

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Vinai Kumar Saxena has been appointed as Delhi's new Lieutenant-Governor on Monday and has ...

Manufacture of heavy battlecruisers on Iranian navy's agenda: Commander

Tehran [Iran], May 23 (ANI/Xinhua): Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said on Monday that building heavy battlecruisers is ...

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Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

African countries report 10,297 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases as tally surpasses 11.6 million

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], May 24 (ANI/Xinhua): The African continent reported 10,297 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours, ...

Malaysia and Korea post big wins on opening day of Asia Cup 2022

Jakarta [Indonesia], May 23 (ANI): With World Cup ticket at stake, Malaysia and Korea made a winning start to their ...

Ministers, prominent government officials highlight UAE's Vision at WEF meeting in Davos

DUBAI, 23rd May, 2022 (WAM) -- A UAE high-level delegation, encompassing UAE ministers, government officials and private sector leaders, is ...

Premier League: Mohamed Salah joins Harry Kane in elite list after winning Playmaker and Golden Boot awards

London [UK], May 23 (ANI): Mohamed Salah has won the Premier League's 2021/22 Playmaker of the Season award with 13 ...

Iran Vows Revenge Over Killing of Guard Member in Tehran

Iran's hardline president vowed revenge on Monday over the killing of a senior Revolutionary Guard member gunned down in the ...

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