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EU nations warned of falling behind in building 5G mobile networks

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A European Union watchdog, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), has warned that the EU faces considerable economic ...

Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...

New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...

World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

Turkish journalist jailed before trial for insulting Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey: A Turkish journalist has been arrested for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Journalist Sedef Kabas ...

French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

German Bank Drops Funding For Controversial Bosnian Hydropower Plant

German development bank KfW has dropped plans to finance a controversial hydropower plant on the Bosna river in Bosnia-Herzegovina, environmentalist ...

Struggling West Virginia visits Arkansas in Big 12-SEC Challenge

West Virginia will look to end a four-game skid when it travels out of conference to take on Arkansas in ...

ECOWAS Suspends Burkina Faso's Membership

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - West African political bloc ECOWAS is meeting Friday to discuss dealing with coups in Burkina Faso ...

UN Rights Chief Calls for Restoration of Civilian Rule in Myanmar

GENEVA - U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is calling for greater international pressure on Myanmar's military to ...

Soup Kitchen warms hearts of the homeless during pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua The Soup Kitchen opened its doors last August, during the height of the coronavirus pandemic. Since ...

How the sports world is still stacked against top women

The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) recently awarded full-time professional contracts to 12 women players. However, the value of the contracts ...

Bloody Sunday 50 years later: what it means when we commemorate trauma

At its heart, Bloody Sunday was a devastating personal tragedy involving the deaths of 13 men and boys, six of ...

Sanctions: a brief history from Ancient Greece to Vladimir Putin's Russia

Faced with the imminent possibility of a Russian invasion of Ukraine and what appears to be a deteriorating diplomatic stand-off, ...

Russian President Says West Ignored Security Demands

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday the United States and NATO have not addressed Moscow's concerns in its standoff with ...

India never been linked to a group of people or any religion: Report

Rome [Italy], January 28 (ANI): India is a great country with a complex and fascinating history but it has been ...

India, UK inch closer to Free Trade Agreement after the first round of talks

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): India and the UK inch closer to a Free Trade Agreement as both sides ...

New bill introduced in US House to boost protections for China's Uyghurs

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): A wide-ranging bill intended to support the US tech industry was passed by the US ...

Tahir Raj Bhasin expresses gratitude to director Sidharth Sengupta

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who is basking in the glory of the success of ...

Northern Ethiopia: A record 9 million now need food assistance

After 15 months of conflict in Ethiopia, almost 40 per cent of Tigrayans are suffering an extreme lack of food, ...

US arms manufacturers say conflict with Russia means big profits

According to top executives, the rapidly escalating standoff could mean big bucks for investorsRock bottom relations between Moscow and the ...

EU & UK planning massive sanctions against Russia media

The measures would come into effect if Russia invades UkraineSweeping sanctions are reportedly being developed which would hit the Russian ...

Pope warns of growing infodemic

Pope Francis said on Friday that ?baseless? misinformation about Covid-19 and vaccines is a violation of human rightsSpeaking in an ...

Netflix will have to face lawsuit over Queen's Gambit

Judge refuses to dismiss defamation lawsuit filed by Georgian chess master against NetflixA judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit ...

Beaten Tsitsipas calls Medvedev immature after Australian Open tirade

Stefanos Tsitsipas has claimed Daniil Medvedev is ?not the most mature person? after the pair's tempestuous match in MelbourneDaniil Medvedev ...

Putin & Macron hold crunch talks

The Russian leader set out his grievances to Macron about Western responses to security proposalsWith tensions running high on the ...

First trial of HIV vaccine using Covid jab tech announced

Moderna launches early-stage clinical trials of an HIV vaccine using the same technology as the pharma giant's Covid jabModerna has ...

Coronavirus is forever, Americans fear poll

Four out of five people in the US think the pandemic won?t end until it mutates to a ?mild illness?An ...

Rockets Hit Near Baghdad Airport, Damage Abandoned Plane

At least three rockets struck Friday near Baghdad's international airport and an adjacent military base that hosts U.S. and other ...

Activists Urge Athletes to Speak Out at Beijing Olympics

BEIJING - Human rights activists issued a call to action against the Beijing Olympics on Friday, imploring athletes and sponsors ...

Toyota Heading to Moon with Cruiser, Robotic Arms, Dreams

TOKYO - Toyota is working with Japan's space agency on a vehicle to explore the lunar surface, with ambitions to ...

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With Walmart investment, vertical farming startup Plenty sees growth

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Walmart will become the first major U.S. retailer to significantly invest in indoor vertical farming, after announcing it ...

Australian and Japanese share markets in strong advances

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded Friday with most of the major indices making solid gains.The Nikkei 225 ...

Bengali hospital bags world's best new building award

SATKHIRA, Bangladesh - The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has recognized an 80-bed Bangladeshi hospital in the coastal area ...

In bid to move supply chain to US, Intel to build chip plant in Ohio

SANTA CLARA, California: Chip maker Intel has announced that it will invest more than $20 billion in two new chip ...

Wild ride on Wall Street, particularly for tech stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had another wild ride Thursday, scaling great heights and then nosediving. "Yesterday's FOMC ...

Facebook parent developing supercomputer to enter new computing age

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook's parent company, Meta, has announced the creation of what it believes is among the fastest artificial ...

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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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