Sat, 13 Aug 2022

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

Germany says Covid measures to return at hospitals, nursing homes

BERLIN, Germany: The German government's basic COVID-19 restrictions would return this fall and winter, when experts expect cases to rise ...

A Race Against Time: The Last Days Of Lysychansk

As Russian forces advanced in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, volunteers raced against time under deadly fire to convince the last ...

China's "politically motivated" actions blocking sanctions on Pak-based terrorist exposes its doublespeak: sources

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): China's doublespeak and double standards against the world's shared battle against terrorism have been ...

Liam Livingstone, Rashid Khan among five players signed by MI Cape Town ahead of inaugural South Africa T20 League

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]/Cape Town [South Africa], August 11 (ANI): MI Cape Town, today announced the signing of 5 players ahead ...

Wheat prices in India stabilised, export restrictions bore fruit

By Animesh DebNew Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Wholesale prices of wheat in the domestic mandis have managed to fall ...

IHC acquires 50% of Turkish 'Kalyon Enerji' in AED1.8 billion transaction

ABU DHABI, 11th August, 2022 (WAM) -- International Holding Company (IHC) today announced the acquisition of a 50% stake in ...

Myanmar's Sanctions-Hit Junta Still Netting Vast Oil, Gas Profits

Bangkok - Vast oil and gas profits continue flowing to, and propping up, Myanmar's military junta a year and a ...

Australian team donates Sri Lanka tour prize money for supporting children, families in crisis-hit island nation

Melbourne [Australia], August 11 (ANI): Australia men's cricket team have donated their prize money from their recent tour of Sri ...

EU explains different approach to Ukraine and Palestine

International politics is largely about applying double standards, Josep Borrell acknowledgedThe EU's foreign-policy chief Josep Borrel has admitted that double ...

Europeans must be willing to pay to support Ukraine top EU diplomat

Arming Ukraine and keeping Europe united comes at a cost, which Brussels needs to explain to citizens, Josep Borrell saidHelping ...

Olympic boss comments on Putin relations

Thomas Bach admitted he had worked ?closely? with Russia and Vladimir Putin, but that relations now were much differentInternational Olympic ...

Korea TTA to set 6G vision by June next year to lead global standards

Seoul [South Korea], August 11 (ANI/Global Economic): The Korea Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA) on Wednesday said that it will hold ...

LT dispatches special construction equipment to Border Roads Organisation

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 11 (ANI): LT Construction Equipment Limited (LTCEL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of LarsenToubro, said on ...

Ross Taylor reveals instances of racism in New Zealand dressing rooms in his autobiography

Wellington [New Zealand], August 11 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricketer Ross Taylor has revealed that he was offended by racial ...

Taliban broke multiple pledges on human rights since taking over Afghanistan, says rights group

New York [US], August 11 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday said the Taliban have broken multiple pledges ...

India, UK bilateral trade may double by 2030: Grant Thornton-CII report

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Bilateral trade between India and the United Kingdom (UK) is likely to double by ...

Priyanka Chopra drops new glimpse of daughter Malti Marie in 'desi-girl' avatar

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): Global icon Priyanka Chopra dropped a new glimpse of her daughter Malti Marie Chopra Jonas ...

At 75, India Seeks Way Forward in Big but Job-Scarce Economy

NEW DELHI - As India's economy grew, the hum of factories turned the sleepy, dusty village of Manesar into a ...

Blinken in Rwanda to Discuss Congo Tensions, Human Rights

KIGALI, RWANDA - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Rwanda, the last stop on his three-nation tour of ...

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine marks two-year anniversary

The world's first registered Covid-19 shot has been supplied to 71 countries, home to four billion people, the head of ...

China's extreme nationalism could blind itself to its problems

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI): China's extreme nationalism, including the repeated assertion made under the Xi Jinping regime that the ...

On this day in 2005, Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became first bowler to take 600 Test wickets

Manchester [UK], August 11 (ANI): On this day in 2005, late Australian spin maestro Shane Warne became the first bowler ...

Researchers Warn of Melting Antarctic Ice Sheet

SYDNEY - Australian and other scientists are warning that runaway climate change could melt the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, causing ...

In Solomon Islands, Some Wary of Beijing-backed Construction

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS - On the main street of Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, the Chinese presence is noticeable ...

Islamabad HC rejects PTI's plea to suspend vacant NA seats by-polls schedule

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 11 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday rejected a plea filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

Raksha Bandhan: You can have these delicious treats on the menu this year!

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Any festival in India is known across the globe for its rituals, grand gestures ...

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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

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