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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, ...

Irish team completes winter Ireland to Scotland swim without wet suits

DUBLIN, Ireland: A team of Irish swimmers has become the first to complete the North Channel swim from Ireland to ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

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 ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

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, ...

US boy's message in bottle discovered in Ireland after 3 years

DUBLIN, Ireland: It took three years to cross the Atlantic, but a message placed in a bottle and tossed into ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sword of fish said to have punctured boat of UK rowers in mid-Atlantic

LONDON, England: A marlin perforated a boat with four UK members of a rowing team aboard, which was traveling on ...

Japan to close borders in February in bid to slow Omicron

TOKYO, Japan: Nearly all international travelers will be prohibited from entering Japan in February, in a bid to fight the ...

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 ...

Papa Johns plans to open over 1,350 stores in China

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky: International pizza chain Papa Johns plans to open over 1,350 stores in South China by 2040, in partnership ...

Imran Khan's party issues show-cause notice to one of its members for criticising Pak govt

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday issued a show-cause notice to one of ...

Afghanistan: 4 cable and wire manufacturing plants shut down

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Post-Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in mid-August, four cable and wire producing factories have ceased operating ...

Cardiac arrest victim Eriksen could make shock Premier League return

The Denmark ace who suffered a heart problem at Euro 2020 is reportedly in talks with BrentfordEx-Tottenham and Inter Milan ...

Medics: Sudan Security Forces Kill 7 Protesters in Anti-coup Rallies

KHARTOUM - Sudanese forces killed seven anti-coup protesters Monday in one of the deadliest days of recent rallies against a ...

UN provided food assistance to more than 9 million Afghans since Taliban takeover

New York [US], January 18 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) had scaled up food assistance in Afghanistan after the Taliban ...

Ukraine's Poroshenko Returns to Face Treason Charges

Prosecutors in Ukraine have requested $35 million in bail for former President Petro Poroshenko, who returned to the country Monday ...

Taliban deploys more than 2,500 troops to Sar-e-Pul to provide security

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): Amid rising threats from the Islamic State (ISIS), the Taliban deployed more than 2,500 troops ...

'Never' or just 'not yet?' How timing affects COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

As COVID-19 case counts continue to rise across Canada, it is clear that we're far from "out of the woods" ...

Taliban trying to 'erase' women from public life, say UN experts

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18 (ANI): A group of UN human rights experts warned on Monday that that large-scale and systematic ...

Earthquake Kills 22 in Afghanistan

An earthquake struck western Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 22 people and injuring several others.The epicenter of the magnitude ...

Germany wants to 'normalize' relations with Russia Baerbock

Berlin's foreign minister emphasized that there is a ?long list? of issues to resolveGermany is still intent on normalizing relations ...

UK's Johnson Fights to Salvage His Premiership From Partygate

Britain's rebellious Prime Minister Boris Johnson has seldom come across a rule he hasn't wanted to break - and in ...

Shadowy world of Pakistan intelligence agency exposed with trail of Muhammed Gohir Khan

London [UK], January 17 (ANI): The London trial of a Pakistani supermarket worker accused of plotting to kill another Pakistani ...

NATO troops invited to deploy near Russian border

Officials say measures are necessary to contain MoscowEstonia is ready and able to host a contingent of up to 5,000 ...

Germany talks of 'stable relations with Russia

Berlin's foreign minister emphasized that there is a ?long list? of issues to resolveGermany is still intent on normalizing relations ...

UN Experts: Taliban Steadily Erasing Afghan Women from Public Life

ISLAMABAD - A group of United Nations human rights experts Monday alleged Afghanistan's Islamist Taliban government was attempting to steadily ...

Massive anti-China protest in Pakistan's Sindh on birth anniversary of GM Syed

Sindh [Pakistan] January 17 (ANI): Defying all restrictions, a massive protest was organised by political activists and people of Sindh ...

Houthi rebels-Saudi Arabia conflict intensifies with drone attacks in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 17 (ANI): Houthi-Saudi conflict spills into the wider Middle-East region with the drone attacks targeting three ...

Finland, EU condemn Pakistan for sentencing man to death on blasphemy charges

Helsinki [Finland], January 17 (ANI): Finland has condemned Pakistan for sentencing to death a man on blasphemy charges. Mika Niikko, ...

United Kashmir People's National Party shows grave concern over Pak proxy war and terrorism in PoK

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): United Kashmir People's National Party's (UKPNP) Central Secretary Committee of Foreign Affairs has written a ...

Imran Khan speaks to Vladimir Putin on phone, discusses trade, mutual cooperation

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday and discussed ...

Who is Biden's unblinking chief negotiator on Russia & Ukraine

Wendy Sherman has helped Democratic presidents negotiate now-failed deals with North Korea and IranVeteran US diplomat Wendy Sherman is the ...

Labour leader refuses to apologize over lockdown drinks hypocrisy

Keir Starmer insists he did nothing wrong when he was meeting colleagues for drinksThe leader of the UK's Labour Party ...

China makes Winter Olympics decision amid new Covid fears

China will not sell tickets to the general public to attend the upcoming Winter Olympics in BeijingChina has canceled plans ...

Afghan trade increases with Central Asia, drops with Pakistan under Taliban's rule: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 17 (ANI): Afghanistan's Trade increased with Central Asia while it decreased with Pakistan under the Taliban regime ...

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West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

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, ...

Irish team completes winter Ireland to Scotland swim without wet suits

DUBLIN, Ireland: A team of Irish swimmers has become the first to complete the North Channel swim from Ireland to ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

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 ...

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