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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 ...

Vedanta Aluminium invites partners for Aluminium Park at Odisha

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI/NewsVoir): Vedanta Aluminium Business, India's largest producer of aluminium and its value-added products, extends invitation ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

China seeks 1st naval base in Atlantic US media

Beijing intends to build its first-ever naval outpost on the Atlantic Ocean, which would allow China to position its warships ...

Gambia Police Disperse Protesters Contesting President's Re-election

BANJUL - Gambian police fired tear gas on Monday to disperse supporters of losing presidential candidate Ousainou Darboe as they ...

Nigeria Criticizes British Travel Ban Imposed Due to Omicron

ABUJA, NIGERIA - The British government suspended visa applications from Nigeria on Monday in a move sparked by the omicron ...

LPL: Colombo Stars defeat Galle Gladiators by four wickets

Colombo [Sri Lanka], December 7 (ANI): Colombo Stars made Galle Gladiators see stars in a 4-wicket dismantling in the third ...

SA A vs IND A, 3rd Game: Saini takes three as visitors take honours (Stumps, Day 1)

Bloemfontein [South Africa], December 7 (ANI): Half-centuries from Tony de Zorzi, Khaya Zondo and a hard-fought 75 off 180 balls ...

Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, South African Anti-Apartheid Icon, Dies at 84

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, a former anti-apartheid fighter who, like the greats of the struggle he encountered, ...

Japan reports first Japanese to be infected with COVID Omicron variant

Tokyo [Japan] December 7 (ANI): Japan reported its first case of a Japanese national infected with the Omicron variant of ...

All 9 Omicron variant patients in Rajasthan's Jaipur are asymptotic: CMHO

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], December 7 (ANI): All the nine Omicron COVID-19 variant patients in Rajasthan's Jaipur are asymptotic, said Dr ...

Thousands Protest Sudan's October Coup

Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators rallied in the capital, Khartoum, and other parts of the country Monday to protest the country's ...

At least 48 people killed in tribal conflict in Sudan's Darfur region

Khartoum [Sudan], December 7 (ANI/Xinhua): At least 48 people were killed in a tribal conflict in Sudan's West Darfur state, ...

How much meat do we eat? New figures show 6 countries have hit their peak

Eating meat comes with an enormous environmental footprint, with food systems responsible for an estimated 34% of global emissions. And ...

US, 5 Other Nations Call on Ethiopia to Stop Mass Detentions

Six nations including the United States say they are "profoundly concerned" about reports that the Ethiopian government is carryout mass ...

South African Tech Firm Creates App to Tackle Gender-Based Violence

JOHANNESBURG - In the shadows of the coronavirus pandemic, violence against women has been on the rise around the world, ...

Talks on production of Sputnik Light COVID vaccine in India nearing completion: Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): The talks on the production of anti-COVID vaccine Sputnik Light in India are nearing ...

Dozens Killed in Renewed West Darfur Clashes

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Inter-communal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs left at least 30 people dead and 40 others injured in ...

Tanzania at 60: a model of co-existence held back by political rigidity

Tanzania gained its independence on 9 December 1961 after 71 years of colonial administration, first under Germany and later Britain. ...

Cambodia lifts travel ban for 10 African countries

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], December 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Cambodia has lifted an entry ban for passengers arriving from 10 African countries, introduced ...

Six people, including 3 Nigerian nationals, test positive for Omicron in Pune's Pimpri Chinchwad

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): A total of six people, including three Nigerian nationals, have tested positive for the ...

US, 5 Other Nations Call on Ethiopia to Cease Mass Detentions

Six nations including the United States say they are "profoundly concerned" about reports that the Ethiopian government is carryout mass ...

Severe cash crunch threatens WFP operations in Ethiopia

Millions of people in Ethiopia could be pushed deeper into hunger as the World Food Programme (WFP) faces a major ...

Suspected incubator of new Covid-19 strains identified

African nations cannot ramp up their vaccination rates fast enough without foreign help and may become ?a perfect incubator for ...

UK condemned for Covid travel apartheid

Britain's Covid restrictions, imposed to combat the spread of the Omicron variant, have been condemned as a ?travel apartheid? by ...

Covid disruption has drastic effect on malaria deaths WHO data

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the disruption of the Covid pandemic has seen malaria cases soar by 14 ...

COVID-19 Disruptions Linked to Rise in Malaria Infections, Deaths

GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports a significant rise in malaria cases and deaths in 2020 due to COVID-19 ...

South Africa Hospitals Jammed with Omicron Patients

JOHANNESBURG - Some South Africa hospital wards are jammed with patients infected with the omicron coronavirus variant as President Cyril ...

COVID-19: No case of Omicron variant reported in Telangana so far, says state health department

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 6 (ANI): No case of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been reported in Telangana, ...

Action to be taken against travellers flouting home quarantine rules, says Delhi airport official

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Following the reporting of Omicron cases, authorities at Delhi airport are preparing to take ...

US, UK, Canada concerned by Tigrayans arrested without charge in Ethiopia

Washington [US], December 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Australia, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States issued a joint ...

Cricket South Africa announces updated schedule of India men's tour

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 6 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday announced the updated schedule of India men's tour ...

With 2 more Omicron cases, Maharasthra's tally now 10; Total India cases 23

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Two more cases of Omicron variant of coronavirus have been reported in Maharashtra's Mumbai ...

High time Ashwin becomes a regular in Test playing XI: Mohammad Kaif

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif feels seasoned off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin should be playing both ...

Cameroon Deploys Military to Assist Rangers as Poaching Increases

YAOUNDÉ - Cameroon has deployed its military forces to help rangers crack down on poachers on its eastern border with ...

Made great choice of switching over to spin bowling, says Ajaz Patel

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel revealed that he was earlier a fast bowler and ...

This absolutely STUNNING red forest is in Russia! (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

An almost 100-year-old experiment - and a unique photogenic spot in the south of Russia.Russia has many amazing and diverse ...

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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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