Tue, 18 Jan 2022

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, ...

Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...

Omicron to infect half of Europe in weeks, says WHO

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Based on the 7 million new cases reported across Europe in the first week of 2022, the World ...

China hosts Middle East foreign ministers in rare gathering

BEIJING, China: This week, the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain are visiting China for meetings with ...

As Covid increases, Chile begins fourth vaccine dose for vulnerable

SANTIAGO, Chile: As the number of daily COVID-19 cases continues rising, Chile has began administering a fourth vaccination dose to ...

Australian politicians gang up on Djokovic, want him out of country

MELBOURNE, NSW, Australia - The reputation of Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city was in tatters on Friday night after the sensational ...

Two PDF fighters killed 04 injured in Oak Pho Kanbaung encounter

SAGAING, Myanmar - On Monday, resistance fighters raided a prison labor camp near Myanmar's border with India, murdering an estimated ...

After ice block breaks from shore, 34 fishermen rescued in Wisconsin

BROWN COUNTY, Wisconsin: At least 34 people were rescued after the ice they were fishing on broke off from the ...

President of Sicily decries vandalism of Scala dei Turchi cliffs

PALERMO, Sicily: An investigation has been launched after Sicily's famed Scala dei Turchi cliffs were vandalized overnight on January 7.The ...

India Open was always on our bucket list, says Chirag Shetty

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Chirag Shetty who alongside Satwiksairaj Rankireddy clinched the India Open men's doubles title on ...

Ex-Guinean President Conde Flown Abroad for Medical Care

CONAKRY, GUINEA - Former Guinean President Alpha Conde left the country for medical treatment in the United Arab Emirates after ...

'You will always be my captain': Siraj posts heartfelt note for Kohli

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): India pacer Mohammed Siraj has thanked former skipper Virat Kohli for trusting and believing ...

Ahuja Residences opens a 97-room Property, AR Suites Jewels Royale in Koregaon Park Annexe, Pune

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI/NewsVoir):The hotel is strategically located in the heart of the Deccan Queen with a short ...

Banur-Tepla road on the way to become Punjab's 'economic power house', giving a boost to the region's economy

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 18 (ANI/PNN): Only 8 minutes drive from Aerocity and strategically located on NH 205A, the Banur ...

UAE condemns Houthi attack in Abu Dhabi, says reserves 'right to respond'

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 18 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday condemned the Houthi attack in the capital ...

Israel finds 4 Covid vaccine jabs not good enough against Omicron

An Israeli study suggests that an additional booster failed to prevent a large number of infectionsA fourth dose of coronavirus ...

Court to decide if Norway's deadliest killer should be released

Convicted terrorist Anders Breivik could be awarded an early release if the court grants his request for paroleA parole hearing ...

UK sends defensive weapons to Ukraine

The British defence secretary said ?light anti-armour? munitions were sent to Kiev amid rising tensions with MoscowThe United Kingdom has ...

China Drops Plans to Sell Olympic Tickets as COVID Cases Rise

BEIJING, CHINA - China on Monday canceled plans to sell tickets to the public for the Winter Olympics in Beijing, ...

No Vaccine, No French Open for Djokovic as Rules Tighten

PARIS - Novak Djokovic risks being frozen out of tennis as he chases a record 21st Grand Slam title, with ...

Thailand Facing Crackdown on Freedoms

BANGKOK, THAILAND - People in Thailand have faced increased repression of their rights and incidents of torture in recent years, ...

'Pakistan has tactically paused its stance on Durand border dispute with Afghanistan'

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): Pakistan has tactically paused its stance on the Durand border dispute with Afghanistan after its ...

Telangana minister KTR invited to Diriyah E-Prix in Saudi Arabia

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 18 (ANI): Formula E Chief Championship Officer (COO) Alberto Longo has invited Telangana Industry and Commerce ...

Erdogan faces setback in Kazakhstan as Astana chooses Moscow over Ankara to quell domestic unrest

Astana [Kazakhstan], January 18 (ANI): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ambition of becoming the leader of the Islamic world faced ...

Chandigarh Welfare Trust, an NGO for well-being, holistic development of Chandigarh its people, launched

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): With the mission of creating a future full of opportunities, tolerance and social justice, ...

Ajay Kumar Jha's film 'Sarkari Naukri' portrays the plight of youngsters in securing government jobs in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI/PNN): Ajay Kumar Jha, a prominent businessman in the pharmaceutical sector in India and abroad, ...

Ashes series 'true testament' to unwavering spirit of international cricket, says Nick Hockley

Melbourne [Australia], January 18 (ANI): Cricket Australia chief Nick Hockley said the 2021/22 Ashes series was a "true testament" to ...

Spate in smuggling activities at ICP-Petrapole, BSF bans driver with fake DLs from plying trucks to Bangladesh

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Taking cognizance of the spate in the smuggling activities at the Petrapole Integrated Checkpost ...

U-19 World Cup: West Indies and Pakistan power to first wins in tournament

Basseterre [Saint Kitts], January 18 (ANI): Pakistan and West Indies registered first wins as they defeated Zimbabwe and Scotland respectively ...

Media, journalists lost their independence after Taliban takeover: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in mid-August, media and journalists have lost their ...

Looking forward to Sudan's successful completion of transition phase: India at UNSC

New York [US], January 18 (ANI): Stating that the resignation of Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok reflects the inherent challenges ...

U-19 World Cup: Wellalage's all-round show helps Sri Lanka stun Australia

Basseterre [Saint Kitts], January 18 (ANI): Dunith Wellalage was again the star for Sri Lanka as he took a five-fer ...

Pandit Birju Maharaj will always be like a father to mom: Shahid Kapoor

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 18 (ANI): Actor Shahid Kapoor and his family had a close relationship with Pandit Birju Maharaj. ...

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China hosts Middle East foreign ministers in rare gathering

BEIJING, China: This week, the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain are visiting China for meetings with ...

Marvel's 'Moon Knight' trailer reveals Oscar Isaac as mysterious new superhero

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Officially launching the Marvel Cinematic Universe's 2022 slate, the first trailer for its new series ...

Ex-Guinean President Conde Flown Abroad for Medical Care

CONAKRY, GUINEA - Former Guinean President Alpha Conde left the country for medical treatment in the United Arab Emirates after ...

UAE condemns Houthi attack in Abu Dhabi, says reserves 'right to respond'

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 18 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday condemned the Houthi attack in the capital ...

Israel finds 4 Covid vaccine jabs not good enough against Omicron

An Israeli study suggests that an additional booster failed to prevent a large number of infectionsA fourth dose of coronavirus ...

No Vaccine, No French Open for Djokovic as Rules Tighten

PARIS - Novak Djokovic risks being frozen out of tennis as he chases a record 21st Grand Slam title, with ...

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