Thu, 20 Jan 2022

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

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, ...

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 ...

Sia was 'suicidal' and 'went to rehab' after receiving backlash over her movie 'Music'

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): 'Cheap Thrills' singer Sia recently revealed that she had a tough time dealing with the ...

Our progress lies in progress of nation, says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the progress of the people lies ...

India's anti-poaching steps 'very inspirational', says Kevin Pietersen

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): South Africa cricketer Kevin Pietersen on Wednesday lauded India for its efforts to curb ...

Disaster for Russia if it invades Ukraine, warns Biden

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) said that Russia will be held accountable ...

The funniest Russian ship names

Over its history, the Russian Navy has had many ships with truly weird names. We've highlighted some of the funniest ...

Muslims on Edge as Ethnic Group Bids for Power in Rakhine State

YANGON, MYANMAR - With Myanmar's ruling military preoccupied elsewhere, leaders of a Buddhist ethnic minority in western Rakhine state are ...

ICC U19 WC: Had to keep COVID-19 cases within camp out of mind, boys responded well, says Sindhu

Tarouba [Trinidad and Tobago], January 20 (ANI): India stand-in U19 captain Nishant Sindhu said that his side did well to ...

Artha to represent Talend in India as Master VAR

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India]/ Scottsdale (Arizona) [US], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): Artha Solutions, a leading data technology, and business consulting firm, today ...

PM Modi inaugurates launch of 'Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ki Ore'

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the launch of 'Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav ...

China In Eurasia Briefing: Beijing, Moscow, And A New Central Asia

Welcome back to the China In Eurasia briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter tracking China's resurgent influence from Eastern Europe to Central ...

Russian, Iranian Presidents Meet Amid Talks On Iran Nuclear Deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met his Iranian counterpart, Ebrahim Raisi, in Moscow amid international negotiations aimed at reviving a ...

Biden threatens Putin with sanctions he's never seen before

He warns that a full-scale invasion would have devastating consequences for Russia but sanctions would hurt the US and NATO ...

Analysis: Why North Korea's Hypersonic Missile Test Is Troubling

WASHINGTON - Experts say North Korea's hypersonic missile is hard to track and intercept because of its ability to maneuver, ...

China's Worldwide Dragnet Forces Fugitives to Return Home

WASHINGTON - 'China's long arm is everywhere in its own society, and it's now coming abroad,' said Li Gang, a ...

North Korea Hints at New Nuclear, ICBM Tests

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - North Korea is hinting it will resume long-range missile and nuclear tests in response to what ...

'Situation in Afghanistan critical as frozen assets may lead to 1.5 million unemployed'

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 20 (ANI): Afghan industrialists have urged the international community to unfreeze Afghan funds as if immediate financial ...

Australia, Pakistan teams 'perfect' for thrilling and exciting series, says Rizwan

Lahore [Pakistan], January 20 (ANI): Pakistan batter Mohammad Rizwan feels Australia and Pakistan are two teams that make the perfect ...

HarperCollins presents 'Twelfth Fail: Hara Vahi Jo Lada Nahi' By Anurag Pathak, translated by Gautam Choubey and Lalit Kumar

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire); HarperCollins India is delighted to release the English translation of the Hindi bestseller 'Twelfth ...

PM Modi believes in Sabka Saath-Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas-Sabka Prayas: G Kishan Reddy

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Union Minister G Kishan Reddy on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi believes ...

Dover Corporation continues its scale up of Altizon's Datonis Digital Factory

Palo Alto (California) [US], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire):The Datonis Digital Factory solution implementations at multiple operating companies within Dover are part ...

U-19 World Cup: VVS Laxman hails Team India for 'phenomenal' performance against Ireland

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Former India batter VVS Laxman has praised the Indian Under-19 squad for their "phenomenal" ...

LTI constant currency revenues grow 9.2% QoQ and 30.1% YoY; Net profit up by 18.0% YoY

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): LarsenToubro Infotech (BSE 540005) (NSE: LTI), a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, ...

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Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

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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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