Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

At auction, first printing of U.S. Constitution could see $20 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Auction house Sotheby's announced that it will auction a rare first-edition printed copy of the ...

Philippine boxing champion Pacquiao to announce run for presidency

MANILA, Philippines: Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will run for president of the Philippines next year, criticizing ...

Immigrants in U.S. capital protest in bid to become American citizens

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Thousands of U.S. immigrants and their allies rallied Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to demand that Congress include ...

California trees, homes wrapped in aluminum to protect from wildfires

MEYERS, California: Contractor Martin Diky said that he panicked when a wildfire began advancing toward his mountain house in Meyers, ...

Spanish police report students celebrate easing of Covid restrictions

MADRID, Spain: Some 25,000 students took part in the largest illegal drinking party in Madrid since the start of the ...

Foreign affairs ministers: France, India working to create new allianc

PARIS, France: French and Indian foreign affairs ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar have agreed to work on a ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

Justin Trudeau set for third term after 156 seat victory

OTTAWA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is to continue his third mandate as prime minister ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...

Notre Dame on track for 2024 reopening, says Paris officials

PARIS, France: Work to shore up Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been finished, allowing the long-awaited restoration to begin, ...

Poland's Deputy PM Kaczynski says EU law cannot be supreme

WARSAW, Poland: Poland's deputy prime minister and ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has said that the primacy of EU law ...

No injuries as earthquake jolts southern California

LOS ANGELES, California: A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck near Carson, California on Friday night and was felt in cities throughout Southern ...

World leaders will be shut out of UN if not vaccinated against Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid and New York City officials have jointly announced that ...

China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

US holds back some Egyptian military aid due to human rights concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: Military aid worth $130 million, out of a $300 million package intended for Egypt, will be withheld by ...

Mindtree expands in Europe and Asia-Pacific

London [UK]/ Melbourne [Australia], September 24 (ANI/PRNewswire):The company has appointed Klaus Seifert as Head of Strategy for Europe and Chief ...

Russia invites election observers across the globe

Moscow (Russia) [India], September 24 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Russian Parliamentary elections were held in Russia on the 17th, 18th, and 19th ...

Bessemer names Sudip Mazumder new CEO of IIoT Innovation

Baltimore [US]/ Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Sudip Mazumder is the new Chief Executive Officer of IIoT ...

PM Modi to participate first in-person Quad leaders' summit

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the first in-person Quad leaders meeting along with ...

India women's football team to play i'national friendlies

Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) [India], September 24 (ANI): After setting up camp in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand for around a month, the Indian women's ...

Taliban wants to develop cooperation with foreign countries

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 24 (ANI): Taliban on Friday said that it will focus on strengthening relations with the United States, ...

Moscow graffiti through the eyes of Vasiliy Kudryavtsev

His lens captures the most unusual images that appear on the streets of the city. Many of them have hardly ...

Ireland Women name squad for historic Zimbabwe tour

Ireland [Dublin], September 24 (ANI) Ireland Women has named a 15-member squad for the upcoming ODI series against Zimbabwe from ...

Oxford Business Group delivers 2X faster support with Hiver

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): Oxford Business Group, which specializes in gathering business intelligence on emerging markets around the ...

Afghans dying at border as tensions intensify

Islamabad [Pakistan] September 24 (ANI): Amid tensions between the Taliban and Pakistan, Afghans are dying at Spin Boldak after Islamabad ...

Moody's affirms Hyderabad Airport's Ba2 rating

Singapore, September 24 (ANI): Moody's Investors Service has affirmed GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd's (HIAL's) Ba2 corporate family rating (CFR) ...

Waiting to return to camp, analyse our Oly show: Simranjeet

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team midfielder Simranjeet Singh was part of the successful Olympic campaign ...

Haq Se India' a film based on 2007 ICC T20 World Cup

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI/Heylin Spark): On this day, September 24, 14 years ago, the Indian cricket team created ...

With thin NL West lead, Giants visit Rockies

The San Francisco Giants have surprised many by sitting in first place in the National League West for most of ...

Dodgers visit Arizona, looking to keep heat on Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers will continue their push for a ninth consecutive National League West title as they kick off ...

Roger Michell passes away

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): British director Roger Michell, widely known for helming movies like 'Notting Hill', 'Venus' and 'My ...

EVA launches new campaign 'Special Happens'

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 24 (ANI/PRNewswire): EVA, a deodorant brand from the house of TTK Healthcare Ltd, has launched ...

Xi says China, Tonga to expand Belt and Road cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- China is ready to expand cooperation with Tonga in various fields ...

Recognition of 1971 Bangladesh Genocide

Geneva [Switzerland], September 24 (ANI): Europe-based Bangladesh diaspora oraganisation, European Bangladesh Forum (EBF) in collaboration with Switzerland Human Rights Commission ...

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Evergrande fails to pay interest on bond, stocks in Asia fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia were mixed on Friday as China Evergrande failed to pay $83.5 million interest ...

Bipartisan support voiced for U.S. laws to rein in Big Tech

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech companies, such as Facebook and Google, a bipartisan group of U.S. state ...

Sold gains on U.S. stock markets, key indices climb more than 1%

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the United States rallied on Thursday."This is a follow-on rally from a very ...

Netflix seeks to lure Kenyan customers with free plan

NAIROBI, Kenya: Netflix is offering viewers in Kenya a no-charge option, with one-fourth of the content platform's television shows and ...

Shell to push for increase in production of low polluting jet fuel

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Royal Dutch Shell has made a major commitment to manufacture low carbon emissions aviation fuel over the next ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise< Australian market gains more than 1%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Thursday as fears over an imminent collapse of China's largest ...

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