Mon, 17 Jan 2022

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

Poland joins other EU countries with 100,000 Covid-related deaths

WARSAW, Poland: Poland has emerged as the most recent country in Europe to have reported 100,000 fatalities linked to COVID-19, ...

Britain warns MPs of Chinese agent seeking contacts in Parliament

LONDON, England: A rare warning by the UK's MI5 intelligence agency has revealed that a Chinese agent, Christine Ching Kui ...

Omicron to infect half of Europe in weeks, says WHO

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Based on the 7 million new cases reported across Europe in the first week of 2022, the World ...

China hosts Middle East foreign ministers in rare gathering

BEIJING, China: This week, the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain are visiting China for meetings with ...

As Covid increases, Chile begins fourth vaccine dose for vulnerable

SANTIAGO, Chile: As the number of daily COVID-19 cases continues rising, Chile has began administering a fourth vaccination dose to ...

Australian politicians gang up on Djokovic, want him out of country

MELBOURNE, NSW, Australia - The reputation of Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city was in tatters on Friday night after the sensational ...

Two PDF fighters killed 04 injured in Oak Pho Kanbaung encounter

SAGAING, Myanmar - On Monday, resistance fighters raided a prison labor camp near Myanmar's border with India, murdering an estimated ...

After ice block breaks from shore, 34 fishermen rescued in Wisconsin

BROWN COUNTY, Wisconsin: At least 34 people were rescued after the ice they were fishing on broke off from the ...

President of Sicily decries vandalism of Scala dei Turchi cliffs

PALERMO, Sicily: An investigation has been launched after Sicily's famed Scala dei Turchi cliffs were vandalized overnight on January 7.The ...

Buckingham Palace sets schedule for Queen's 70-year celebration

LONDON, England: Buckingham Palace has announced plans for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrating her 70 years on the throne, which ...

China says construction of space station will be completed in 2022

BEIJING, China: China plans to complete construction of its orbiting space station by the end of 2022, with more rocket ...

After years without rabies deaths, US sees slight jump in 2021

ATLANTA, Georgia: Three Americans, including a child who contracted rabies after being exposed to bats, died over a six-week period ...

Israeli HC to concur with IDF on death of 4 children on beach in Gaza

Israel's High Court of Justice is expected to support a decision to end an investigation into the bombing of several ...

Poland accuses EU of "illegal demands" over disciplining judges

WARSAW, Poland: Ahead of an 11th January European Union (EU) deadline for Warsaw to inform Brussels of how and when ...

Source tracing links Beijing new COVID-19 case with int'l mail

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Source tracing has linked Beijing's new local COVID-19 infection with international ...

Pyongyang test-fires suspected ballistic missiles

North Korea has ramped up its testing activity in the recent months with what it claimed to be "hypersonic" missile ...

North Korea Fires 2 Missiles From Pyongyang Airport, South Korea Says

SEOUL - North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles from an airport in its capital city of Pyongyang on ...

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the ...

Oxfam: World's 10 Richest Men Doubled Wealth During COVID Pandemic

PARIS - The world's 10 wealthiest men doubled their fortunes during the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic as ...

Political fraternity pays tribute to Kathak legend Birju Maharaj after his demise

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): People from different walks of life are paying heartfelt tributes to Kathak maestro Birju ...

Two shots of Sputnik V accepted for international travel to Australia: TGA

Canberra [Australia], January 17 (ANI/Sputnik): Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recognized the two-dose course of the Russian Sputnik V ...

China is ready to spring military surprises

Hong Kong, January 17 (ANI): Many are alarmed by China's growing military ambitions, with heated tensions in places like the ...

Chandimal, Nissanka's fifties help Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

Pallekele [Sri Lanka], January 17 (ANI): Dinesh Chandimal and Pathum Nissanka smashed fifties respectively as Sri Lanka defeated Zimbabwe by ...

Australian Open: Defending champion Naomi Osaka rolls past into 2nd round, Sakkari outlasts Maria

Melbourne [Australia], January 17 (ANI): Defending champion Naomi Osaka of Japan on Monday enjoyed a stellar start to her Australian ...

Day 3 of Jallikattu begins in Alanganallur area of Madurai

Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 17 (ANI): Day three of the world famous Jallikattu event began in Alanganallur area of ...

Luka Modric worthy of winning Ballon d'Or again, says Perez after Madrid's Super Cup win

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], January 17 (ANI): Real Madrid president Florentino Perez believes midfielder Luka Modric's current form is worthy of ...

'Decommissioned' INS Khukri reaches Diu, will be available for public viewing soon

Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu [India], January 17 (ANI): INS Khukri, the first indigenously built missile corvette ...

Jamat-e-Islami chief calls Imran Khan 'international beggar' amid Pak's mounting financial woes

Lahore [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): Dubbing Imran Khan as an "international beggar", Jamat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul-Haq on Sunday stated that ...

England's Sonny Baker ruled out of U-19 World Cup: Report

Georgetown [Guyana], January 17 (ANI): England pacer Sonny Baker has been ruled out of the ongoing Under-19 World Cup due ...

U-19 World Cup: England open campaign with convincing victory over defending champions Bangladesh

Georgetown [Guyana], January 17 (ANI): Bangladesh's defence of their ICC Under 19 World Cup title got off to a poor ...

Women, religious minorities continue to face persecution in Pakistan, says rights group

New York [US], January 17 (ANI): Women, religious minorities, and transgender people in Pakistan continue to face violence, discrimination, and ...

New look of Hong Kong in 2022 in 6 keywords

© Provided by Xinhua Looking ahead, stability, security, governance, celebrations, integration and prevention will be the six keywords for Hong ...

UK police arrest two teenagers in connection with Texas synagogue attack

London [UK], January 17 (ANI): Greater Manchester police on Sunday (local time) arrested two teenagers as part of the Texas ...

PM Modi to deliver 'State of the World' special address at WEF's Davos Agenda today

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the 'State of the World' special address at ...

Imran Khan's departure only solution to all problems of Pakistan, says Jamat-e-Islami chief Sirajul-Haq

Lahore [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): Jamat-e-Islami (JI) chief Sirajul-Haq on Sunday termed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's departure 'the only ...

Bronx Fire Victims' Funeral Draws Huge Outpouring of Grief

NEW YORK - The caskets were brought one by one - all 15 of them - on a frigid winter ...

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FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

Poland joins other EU countries with 100,000 Covid-related deaths

WARSAW, Poland: Poland has emerged as the most recent country in Europe to have reported 100,000 fatalities linked to COVID-19, ...

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