Fri, 20 May 2022

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 ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

US buys millions of vaccine doses for new virus

Officials have rushed to secure vaccines as cases of the rare monkeypox virus continue to crop up in the US ...

Boeing Crew Capsule Launches to Space Station in 2nd Test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Boeing's crew capsule rocketed into orbit Thursday on a repeat test flight without astronauts, after years ...

Canada to Ban Huawei and ZTE From 5G Networks

Ottawa, Canada - Canada will ban Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE from its 5G wireless networks because of national ...

Tea and Infomercials: North Korea Fights COVID With Few Tools

Seoul, South Korea - On a recent visit to a drugstore, a double-masked Kim Jong Un lamented the slow delivery ...

Memorial Celebrating WWII Alliances Resonates as Ukraine War Simmers

washington - More than 70 years ago the United States launched a massive reconstruction effort to help rebuild Europe following ...

BoStreet, a binge worthy fashion brand launches on Myntra StyleCast

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): BoStreet, a binge worthy women's fashion brand, launches its first collection on Myntra ...

Nepal reports first African swine fever outbreak

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 20 (ANI): Nepal has reported its first cases of African swine fever in pigs, according to the ...

Flyability releases the Elios 3, an indoor LiDAR drone for Industry 4.0

Lausanne [Switzerland]/Singapore/Shanghai [China], May 20 (ANI/PRNewswire):The drone is powered by a new SLAM engine called FlyAwaretrade;that lets it create 3D ...

Fake bomb threat call received at Bengaluru airport

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 20 (ANI): A fake bomb threat call by an unidentified person was received at the police ...

TRIO World Academy honoured with 'Institution of Happiness' award from QS I-GAUGE

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 20 (ANI/PRNewswire):The award was given by Smriti Irani, Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Government ...

Former All-Star infielder Joe Panik announces retirement

Joe Panik announced his retirement on Thursday after eight seasons in the big leagues. Panik, a 31-year-old infielder, last played ...

International Tea Day: Tea aroma wafts across China

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Tea is one of the three major drinks in the world, ...

UN rights chief Bachelet decries Taliban's decision to dissolve Human Rights Commission

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 20 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet condemned Taliban's decision to dissolve the Human ...

Asia Album: Afghan farmers harvest cucumbers in Kunduz province

© Provided by Xinhua KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Farmers harvested cucumbers in a field in Kunduz province, one ...

Ashwini Vaishnaw makes India's first 5G call at IIT Madras

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 20 (ANI): Union Minister for Railways, Communications, Electronics, and Information Technology Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday ...

Mets open series at Colorado with short-handed pitching staff

The New York Mets have endured some significant injuries to their rotation this season but have been able to stay ...

Wildfires near Ukraine's Chernobyl plant pose no radioactive threat: IAEA

Vienna [Austria], May 20 (ANI/Xinhua): Wildfires near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant do not pose a radioactive threat, the International ...

Rory McIlroy takes first-round lead at PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy used four straight birdies early in his round Thursday to shoot a 5-under-par 65 and take the first-round ...

Russian Foreign Minister participates in BRICS Foreign Ministers meeting

Moscow [Russia], May 20 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov participated in the BRICS Foreign Ministers on Thursday through video ...

President Kovind congratulates Nikhat Zareen for winning gold at World Boxing C'ships

Taking to Twitter, the President said, "Heartiest congratulations to Nikhat Zareen for the gold medal at the Women's World Boxing ...

Canada to ban Huawei, ZTE from 5G, 4G networks

Toronto [Canada], May 20 (ANI): The Canadian government will ban the Chinese telecommunications giant companies Huawei and ZTE from its ...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines PM, Prime Minister Modi shares 'good' friendship

Kingstown [Saint Vincent and the Grenadines], May 20 (ANI): Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves said that ...

Biden Supports Sweden's, Finland's Bids to Join NATO

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday enthusiastically welcomed Sweden's and Finland's bids to join the NATO security alliance - moves ...

Pakistan: Buzdar govt used tricks to acquire land for Imran Khan's Namal foundation in Punjab

Islamabad [pakistan], May 20 (ANI): Pakistan's Punjab province on Wednesday withdrew its March 5, 2021 notification, which was issued to ...

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US trader faces 20 years in prison over cryptocurrency scam

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Federal officials have announced that Eddy Alexandre, CEO of Valley Stream trading, is facing charges ...

U.S. stocks see-saw as dollar takes a dive

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks again see-sawed on Thursday while the U.S. dollar rally took a well-deserved break."The ...

Falling sales causes Forbes to drop Samsung on list of tech companies

SEOUL, South Korea: Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics fell two places in Forbes' rankings of the World's Largest Tech Companies ...

Face masks return for workers at some Michigan auto factories

Detroit, Michigan: General Motors, Ford and Chrysler parent Stellantis NV said they are reinstating the face mask mandate for employees ...

South Korea president pledges aid to North in treating Covid outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea: As North Korea grapples with a severe COVID-19 outbreak, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has said that ...

Asian stocks mostly plummet, as sellers take charge

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia mostly sank on Thursday, following on from a rout on Wall Street overnight."There ...

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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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