Fri, 28 Jan 2022

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...

New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...

World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

Turkish journalist jailed before trial for insulting Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey: A Turkish journalist has been arrested for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Journalist Sedef Kabas ...

French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

Federal Judge Throws Out Oil Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico

A federal court has rejected a plan to lease millions of acres in the Gulf of Mexico for offshore oil ...

69-year-old 'wrong step' of nationalisation of private airlines has been corrected: Jyotiraditya Scindia

By Saurabh TrivediNew Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): A 69-year-old mistake started through the wrong step of nationalisation of an ...

Prevest DenPro CMD Atul Modi conferred with JK Government Outstanding Industrial Entrepreneurship Award

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): Adding another feather to the cap, Atul Modi, CMD of Prevest DenPro Limited has ...

The Museum of Modern Love reminds us to engage with art - and each other

Review: The Museum of Modern Love, directed by by Timothy Jones.When was the last time you looked at a stranger ...

A rogue rocket is on course to crash into the Moon. It won't be the first

In a few weeks' time, a rocket launched in 2015 is expected to crash into the Moon. The fast-moving piece ...

EU launches WTO case against China for 'targeting' Lithuania

Brussels [Belgium], January 28 (ANI): The European Union has launched a case at the World Trade Organization (WTO) against China ...

Study reveals hyperimmune intravenous immunoglobulin doesn't help COVID-19 patients

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): A new study has found that the combination of remdesivir plus a highly concentrated solution ...

BSF constable injured in encounter with smugglers in Punjab's Gurdaspur; huge cache of drugs, arms seized

Gurdaspur (Punjab) [India], January 28 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel sustained bullet injury while resisting armed smugglers in ...

Cricket Australia name Darcie Brown as Young Cricketer of 2021

Melbourne [Australia], January 28 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Friday named pacer Darcie Brown as Betty Wilson Young Cricketer of the ...

Whatfix announces new data centers and DAP Certification Program launch amid exponential company growth

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 28 (ANI/NewsVoir):These new data centers will allow Whatfix to further enhance customer data protection and significantly ...

Marvel star admits to joining protest against Covid-19 mandates

Marvel actress has faced calls for her firing after she made public her opposition to compulsory Covid-19 jabsActress Evangeline Lilly ...

China's Financial Diplomacy Wins Influence in Central Asian Countries

WASHINGTON - This year marks the 30th anniversary of China having established diplomatic ties with five central Asian countries. In ...

N. Korea Confirms Missile Tests as Kim Visits Munitions Site

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - North Korea said Friday its two latest rounds of weapons tests this week were successful while ...

Kenyan Pastoral Communities Embrace Fishing

ISIOLO, KENYA - Kenya's nomadic herders are among those suffering the most from recurring drought that kills the livestock on ...

US, Taiwanese Vice Presidents Speak at Rare Encounter in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - The U.S. and Taiwanese vice presidents had a brief conversation Thursday at the inauguration of the new ...

Biden: Distinct Possibility Russia Will Invade Ukraine

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden warned Thursday warned Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy there is a "distinct possibility" that Russia ...

Pentagon Chief Orders Reforms to Reduce Civilian Deaths

WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered Pentagon officials Thursday to undertake reforms to reduce the number of civilian ...

Cricket Australia name Darcie Brown as Young Cricketer of 2022

Melbourne [Australia], January 28 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Friday named pacer Darcie Brown as Betty Wilson Young Cricketer of the ...

Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' release pushed to February 25

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): The makers of Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' have finally announced the new release date ...

UN expresses concern over human rights violations in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 28 (ANI): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has expressed deep concern over the reports ...

Netflix will continue to face 'Queen's Gambit' lawsuit from Georgian chess master Nona Gaprindashvili

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): A request by Netflix to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Georgian chess master who ...

No rift within team, malicious attack on Pollard: CWI president

Bridgetown [Barbados], January 28 (ANI): Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Ricky Skerritt on Friday said that the voice notes which ...

Joe Biden, Drew Barrymore, others will celebrate Betty White's life in NBC special

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): A whole host of celebrities will be honouring the late Betty White in the NBC ...

EU, UK preparing sanctions against new Russian gas projects

Moscow [Russia], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Union and the United Kingdom are preparing sanctions against new Russian gas projects ...

US revokes China Unicom's authority to operate in America over security concerns

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it revoked China Unicom's ability to provide its ...

At Oslo talks: West stresses on need to resolve humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): Special Representatives and Special Envoys of the European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, the UK ...

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Drug overdoses, the cause of 3,900 deaths in North Carolina last year

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Weber Grills apologizes for ill-timed meatloaf recipe email

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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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