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Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

Western allies outline new sanctions on Belarus over migrants

LONDON, England: The United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Canada have agreed to tackle the ongoing migrant crisis on ...

African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...

Mexican gang crashes into prison, flees with nine inmates

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: A Mexican gang crashed vehicles into a Mexican jail this week, in a successful bid to free ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

Sixty years after astronaut Alan Shepard, daughter to travel to space

KENT, Washington: Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will launch on 9th December, its third piloted flight, with a crew of ...

Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

Extension of BSF territorial jurisdiction aimed at empowering it to discharge border guarding duties more effectively: MoS Rai

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): The extension in territorial jurisdiction of the Border Security Force in some states is ...

New Zealand Joins International Peacekeepers in Solomon Islands

SYDNEY   - A New Zealand police contingent deployed to the Solomon Islands has begun patrols following unrest last month. The ...

Regulatory body increases electricity tariff in Karachi after IMF's observation

Karachi [Pakistan], December 7 (ANI): Electricity tariff in Karachi increased by Rs 3.75 per unit following National Electric Power Regulatory ...

Russia says no to lease of disputed islands

The Kuril Islands in the Pacific, which Japan lays territorial claims to, will reel in both domestic and foreign investors, ...

Facebook sued for $150bn over role in genocide

Facebook has been sued over the role it played in a hate-speech campaign that led to the violent persecution of ...

First papal visit to Russia in pipeline report

Pope Francis has revealed that he would be willing to make history and travel to Moscow for a face-to-face meeting ...

Russian Olympic Committee responds to US boycott of Beijing Olympics

The Russian Olympic Committee has described Washington's diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics as "counterproductive", calling for unity between ...

5 more European tourist hotspots now on Covid 'stop list

Americans are now advised against traveling to some of the world's most popular tourist destinations after they were added to ...

Desperation Drives Thousands of Afghans a Day Across Borders

HERAT, AFGHANISTAN - Over the course of an hour on a recent night, the bus waiting in the Herat station ...

Be regular in Parliament otherwise 'change' might happen: PM Modi to BJP MPs

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reprimanded the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs for ...

Slovakia sends delegation to Taiwan amidst Chinese threat

Taipei [Taiwan], December 7 (ANI): Slovakian diplomatic delegation arrived in Taiwan despite Beijing's increased threat to the democratic island nation. ...

Major League Baseball to conduct signature youth tournament in India

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): A historic occasion is set to take place as MLB India is in readiness ...

Rohingya Refugees Sue Facebook for $150 Billion Over Myanmar Violence

Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are suing Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, for $150 billion over allegations that the ...

Zero infiltration case reported along China-Bhutan border: MHA

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): No infiltration cases took place at the China and Bhutan border in the last ...

Srinagar prepares to contain COVID-19 Omicron variant, sets up free, paid quarantine centres

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 7 (ANI): In the wake of rising cases of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, ...

Tanla and Vi sign partnership to deploy patented block-chain enabled Wisely Platform to manifold increase ROI for global enterprises

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 7 (ANI/PRNewswire): Tanla, a leading CPaaS provider and Vodafone Idea Limited (Vi) today announced a partnership ...

SA vs Ind: De Kock, Rabada and Nortje named in Proteas Test squad

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 7 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced a 21-strong, Proteas Test squad that will ...

Omicron scare: 12 among 318 people who returned from abroad "untraceable" in Maharashtra

Thane (Maharashtra) [India], December 7 (ANI): At least 12 people are untraceable out of 318 people who have returned from ...

'Trust his experience': Captain Root on Stokes' impact ahead of Ashes

Brisbane [Australia], December 7 (ANI): All-rounder Ben Stokes is making a comeback to international cricket after taking an indefinite break ...

Plan India organise 4th national conference Plan for Every Child 2021 - Build Back Better with Girls

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The 4th national conference 'Plan For Every Child' - Build Back Better with ...

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Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

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