Mon, 30 Jan 2023

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Indian cricket fraternity lauds Women in Blue's U19 T20 World Cup triumph

New Delhi [India], January 30 (ANI): The Indian cricketing fraternity took to social media on Sunday after Team India made ...

UNGA President meets Amitabh Kant, says G20 provides platform to exchange ideas and solutions

New Delhi [India], January 30 (ANI): United Nations General Assembly President Csaba Korosi met G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant, saying that ...

Why Singapore Airlines is investing in Air India?

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, January 30 (ANI): When the Singapore Airlines Group (SIA) released its operating statistics for December 2022, ...

Why Erdogan, infuriating the West, blocks Sweden's and Finland's NATO bid?

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus] January 30 (ANI): Last week Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan once again infuriated the West with ...

Adani Group answers all 88 questions raised by Hindenburg Research; including age of its auditors

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 30 (ANI): The Adani group, in a sharp and focused response to Hindenburg Research's report on ...

US sanctions Chinese firm for helping Russian group Wagner in Ukraine

Washington [US], January 30 (ANI): The United States imposed sanctions on a Chinese company for sending satellite imagery orders from ...

Russia to produce modernized iconic rifle

Kalashnikov AK-12 has been upgraded in light of Moscow's military operation in Ukraine, the manufacturer saysRussia's Rostec defense consortium will ...

Full emergency declared after suspected hydraulic failure of flight from Sharjah to Kochi: CIAL

Kochi (Kerala) [India], January 30 (ANI): A full emergency was declared at the Kochi airport after a flight was suspected ...

Russians Gone From Ukraine Village, Fear and Hardship Remain

KALYNIVSKE, Ukraine - When night falls in Tatiana Trofimenko's village in southern Ukraine, she pours sunflower oil that aid groups ...

Israel Seals Home of Synagogue Shooter as Netanyahu Vows Crackdown

Jerusalem - Israeli police sealed off the Jerusalem family home of a Palestinian gunman Sunday, two days after he killed ...

Friends Mourn Foreign Volunteers Killed Helping Civilians in Ukraine

Kyiv - Friends and volunteers gathered Sunday at Kyiv's St. Sophia's Cathedral to say goodbye to Andrew Bagshaw, a New ...

House Speaker McCarthy Optimistic on US Debt Deal

Washington - U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy promised Sunday the United States would not default on its national debts as ...

Stability of perovskite solar cells reaches next milestone

Berlin [Germany], January 30 (ANI): The halide perovskite material class is a major opportunity for even greater solar electricity at ...

Researchers find new way to improve storage time of quantum information

Cambridge [UK], January 30 (ANI): As part of the global push for practical quantum networks and quantum computers, an international ...

Canada: McCallion, longtime mayor of Mississauga, dies

Toronto [Canada], January 30 (ANI): Hazel McCallion, the longest-serving mayor in Canada, passed away on Sunday. She was 101, Toronto ...

Polling Stations Near Empty in 2nd Round of Tunisia Election

Tunis - Tunisia looked set for an ultra-low election turnout again Sunday as a parliamentary election ended with critics of ...

Uttar Pradesh: Locals, kin burst crackers as India eves lift inaugural T20 WC trophy

Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 30 (ANI): It was a jubilant night in the neighbourhood of women's Under-19 cricketer Sonam ...

World's first guidelines created to prevent heart problems in kids fighting cancer

Melbourne [Australia], January 30 (ANI): The world's first international clinical guidelines for preventing and treating heart problems in cancer patients' ...

Trump kicks off first 2024 presidential campaign since declaring nomination for election run

Washington [US], January 30 (ANI): Former United States President Donald Trump held his first political campaign since announcing his candidacy ...

Pakistani forces' crack down on Baloch student protesters: Report

Lahore [Pakistan], January 30 (ANI): Baloch students, who were peacefully protesting in Lahore against the tyranny of military rule in ...

Ramaphosa: South Africa Not Ditching Coal 'Just Like That'

Johannesburg - Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to ...

Dutch microchips lands in Russia despite US sanctions: Report

Moscow [Russia], January 29 (ANI): Despite US ban on Russia after the Ukraine conflict, millions of NXP and Nexperia microchips ...

Iran worried over China's recent embrace of Saudi Arabia

Jakarta [Indonesia], January 29 (ANI): Iran which is facing its lowest level of domestic legitimacy and international acceptance, seems to ...

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Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

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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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