Tue, 06 Dec 2022

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...

Request made for fast-tracking promising Alzheimer's drug

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to trial data contained in a report presented this week, an experimental Alzheimer's drug from Eisai and ...

New York mayor: some mentally ill homeless to be hospitalized

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a plan to tackle "a crisis we ...

China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...

China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

William, Kate plan US trip in bid to tamp down royal controversies

LONDON, England: Prince William and his wife Kate, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, will travel to the U.S. ...

Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...

Some protest plan to thin New Jersey forest to protect from fire

TRENTON, New Jersey: As part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest, up ...

Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...

Report: Phillies finalizing megadeal with SS Trea Turner

The Philadelphia Phillies are in agreement on a massive deal with shortstop Trea Turner, multiple outlets reported Monday. The 29-year-old ...

EU Slaps Oil Embargo on Russia With Price Cap, Uncertain Impact

Paris - A European Union embargo against maritime shipments of crude oil from Russia went into effect Monday, along with ...

G20 Presidency honour for India, all political parties are stakeholders: PM Modi at all-party meeting

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Noting India's G20 Presidency is an honour for the country which every Indian should ...

Pakistan: Police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mardan range under attack by 'terrorists'

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], December 6 (ANI): Attacks on police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mardan rang have intensified in Pakistan, The News ...

FIFA to Probe Conduct of Serbian Team, Fans at World Cup

World soccer's governing body, FIFA, has announced a probe into alleged misconduct by Serbian players, team officials, and fans during ...

CF Montreal transfer M Ismael Kone to Watford FC

CF Montreal announced the transfer of midfielder Ismael Kone to the English second division side Watford FC. The deal announced ...

Mikhail Gorbachev wanted to save communism, but he buried it instead

The death of Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Soviet Union, under whose leadership the communist bloc was brought ...

Penalty kings Croatia book World Cup quarterfinal spot

Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic made three saves in the shootout as Croatia overcame Japan in QatarJapan's hopes of reaching a first-ever ...

World Cup: Croatia eliminates Japan on penalty kicks

Croatia moved into the World Cup quarterfinals by beating Japan in a penalty shootout on Monday at Al Wakrah, Qatar. ...

Reports: Mets land Cy Young winner Justin Verlander

The New York Mets reportedly bolstered their pitching staff in a big way Monday, coming to terms with three-time Cy ...

E-Visa facility resumes again for UK nationals travelling to India

London [UK], December 5 (ANI): For the first time since the COVID outbreak in March 2020, India is all set ...

Chandrababu Naidu stresses digital knowledge at all-party meet on G20

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu ...

Women's IPL will bridge gap between domestic, international cricket: Harmanpreet Kaur

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 5 (ANI): Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur opines that the Women's Indian Premier League (IPL) will help ...

Household air purifiers improve heart health in COPD patients: Research

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): According to the findings of six-month research headed by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, using portable ...

Protests erupt all over Turkey against Chinese atrocities in Xinjiang

Istanbul [Turkey], December 5 (ANI): Uyghur and Turkish NGOs carried out protests in many parts of Turkey on Sunday to ...

Melinda Gates meets Union Minister Mandaviya, congratulates India for G20 Presidency

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Melinda Gates met Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday and congratulated India for ...

'Illegitimate' Western sanctions doomed to fail Russian PM

Mikhail Mishustin has expressed confidence that the Moscow-Beijing partnership will prevail in today's new geopolitical realityAttempts by Western countries to ...

Ronaldo agrees deal with new team Marca

The Portuguese superstar is currently without a club after leaving Manchester UnitedFive-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to ...

Scholz explains Germany's plans for a major military expansion

Berlin is seeking to become the guarantor of EU's security, the chancellor has outlinedWith the world undergoing tectonic changes, Germany's ...

Penalty kings Croatia beat Japan to book World Cup quarterfinal spot

Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic made three saves in the shootout as Croatia progressed in QatarCroatia ended Japan's hopes of reaching a ...

Taiwanese Follow Chinese Protests with Interested but Muted Support

Taipei - For two weeks, small groups of Taiwanese have gathered in support of a wave of protests across China ...

US Envoy: Iran Should Not Be Member of UN Commission on Women

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has again emphasized her opposition to Iran's participation on the United Nations Commission ...

Cameroon WelcomesUS Indictment of Suspected Separatist Sponsors

Yaounde, Cameroon - Cameroon's government is praising U.S. authorities for arresting three Cameroonian Americans accused of supporting separatist violence in ...

Timbers acquire Brazilian M Evander for record fee

The Portland Timbers acquired Brazilian midfielder Evander for a club-record transfer fee Monday. The 24-year-old joins the Timbers from Denmark's ...

Gold smuggling leads to growth of mafia groups, is a heavy drain on India's forex: DRI report

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Gold smuggling in India is fuelled by the huge demand for gold combined with ...

Saudi Arabia club Al-Nassr eyes free agent Cristiano Ronaldo

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], December 5 (ANI): Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr has made the best offer so far to star striker ...

MP: Physically challenged cricket players prove that disability not an obstacle to success

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], December 5 (ANI): Drawing inspiration from Stephen Hawking's words, "Disability need not be an obstacle to ...

India has a good chance to win the men's hockey world cup: Former Pakistan forward Tahir Zaman

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Pakistan hockey legend Tahir Zaman has said that Team India has a good chance ...

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Military court sentences seven students to death for murdering retired officer

YANGON, Myanmar - According to a source close to the defendants, a military tribunal sentenced seven students to death on ...

Bangladesh police arrest 1,356 suspects in 24 hours as 15-day operation launched

DHAKA, Bangladesh - In the last 24 hours to Sunday night, police arrested at least 1,356 suspects as part of ...

Slum dwellers refuse to vacate area, pelt authorities, injure 21

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Monday, at least 21 people were injured in a clash between Kathmandu Metropolitan City Police officers ...

Daesh claims attack on Pakistan embassy in Kabul

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Sunday, Pakistan is verifying reports that the ...

Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

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