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Europe says it is ready for a new start with U.S.

LONDON, UK - World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden following his inauguration Wednesday as the 46th U.S. president. Many allies ...

NYC man accused of threatening to murder Representatives and Senators

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A New York City man who who stoked tensions before and after the storming ...

48 years after winning Senate seat, Biden assumes presidency

The end of Donald Trump's dysfunctional tenure in the White House means the start of a relatively normal presidency under ...

Former President Donald Trump arrives at new home, Mar-a-Lago

U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby ...

B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...

Dry January Not That Dry for Some at Rocky Start of 2021

NEW YORK - A raging pandemic, tumultuous presidential election and deadly Capitol insurrection have combined to make the annual tradition ...

Report: Matt Patricia returning to Patriots' staff

Former Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia is rejoining the New England Patriots staff, the Boston Globe reported on Friday. Patricia's ...

Lawmakers Confirm Biden's Choice for Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden got a boost Friday, with lawmakers giving final approval to his secretary of defense, ...

Houston Outlaws bring back 'JAKE' for 2021 season

The Houston Outlaws went to back to their recent past for help in the immediate future. The Outlaws have added ...

French, Chinese Firms Sign Deal On Belgrade Metro

BELGRADE - Two French companies along with a Chinese firm have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Serbian government ...

Reports: Ryan Zimmerman agrees to one-year deal with Nationals

The Washington Nationals and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman agreed to a one-year, $1 million deal, according to multiple reports on ...

Andy Murray withdraws from Australian Open

Andy Murray said Friday that he has withdrawn from next month's Australian Open after being unable to find to a ...

PIA pays $7m to jet company after plane seized in Malaysia

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 23 (ANI): The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Friday informed the London High Court that it has ...

Mourinho says injury behind Alli's absence

Tottenham Hotspur coach Jose Mourinho said on Friday Dele Alli missed last weekend's win at Sheffield United through injury rather ...

UN Mediator Deplores Slow Pace of Syrian Constitutional Talks

GENEVA - Syria's warring parties are gearing up for another round of U.N.-mediated peace talks next week aimed at drafting ...

US Senate confirms retired general Austin as Pentagon chief

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): United States Senate on Friday confirmed retired General Lloyd Austin as the new secretary of ...

Notice to Delhi police on plea seeking quashing of FIR

New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): The Delhi High court on Friday issued notice to Delhi Police on a plea ...

Orlando City acquire Tottenham GK Brandon Austin on loan

Orlando City SC acquired goalkeeper Brandon Austin on loan from Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur for the 2021 season, the ...

WHO Welcomes US Back After Biden Moves to Retain Membership

The World Health Organization (WHO) Friday formally welcomed back the United States, after President Joe Biden signed an executive order ...

Johann Rupert angers Swiss with early Covid-19 shot

Johann Rupert has received his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic his family has investment ties to ...

South Sudanese Still Face Threat from Unexploded Mines, Munitions

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - Many South Sudanese have been returning home to farm the land and live their lives ...

Baseball Legend Henry Hank Aaron Dies at 86

The Atlanta Braves Major League baseball team announced Friday Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has died at the age of ...

ISL 7: FC Goa ropes in Adil Khan on loan for rest of season

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 22 (ANI): FC Goa on Friday announced the signing of Indian international Adil Khan on loan ...

Alphonse Mucha's Masterpiece Slav Epic Explained

With news that a probable home has been found for the Slav Epic, a series of masterworks by the Czech ...

Burns Night: stories of adventure and anguish from the Scottish diaspora

For many it was the adventure of a lifetime, for others it was unbearable heartache to leave loved ones behind. ...

Gene-edited crops are now a reality - but will the public be on board?

Once the UK left the EU, it would be free to invest in gene editing of crops and livestock to ...

'America is back': the delusion of normalcy that haunts the United States

The election of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States was received across much of the world ...

Senate Confirms Biden's Choice for Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden got a needed boost early Friday, with lawmakers giving final approval to his secretary ...

India condemns twin suicide attacks in Iraq

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): India on Friday strongly condemned the twin suicide attacks in Iraq's Tayaran Square on ...

'Parakram Diwas': PM Modi pays homage to Subhas Chandra Bos

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): Ahead of his address at the inaugural function of the 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations at ...

'NEP to help next-generation create Atmanirbhar Bharat'

Samba (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said that the ...

Kazakh Court Imposes Three-Year Parole Restrictions On Activist

ATYRAU, Kazakhstan -- A court in Kazakhstan has imposed a three-year parole restriction on Kazakh activist Maks Boqaev after his ...

The Week In Russia: 'No. 2 Politician, No. 1 Headache'

To receive Steve Gutterman's Week In Russia each week via e-mail, subscribe by clicking here.The United States got a new ...

Uncapped Odogwu and Randall in England squad for Six Nations

Uncapped backs Paolo Odogwu and Harry Randall were both included in reigning champions England's 28-man squad for the Six Nations ...

'Gutted' Andy Murray opts out of Australian Open

Former world number one Andy Murray said on Friday he had decided against competing in the Australian Open after failing ...

Another big storm, growing stronger, set to hit central Mozambique

A powerful storm nearing Mozambique is expected to intensify into a tropical cyclone on Friday, according to forecasts, dumping rain ...

Biden National Security Team Moves into Place

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate is due to hold a final confirmation vote early Friday on retired Gen. Lloyd Austin, ...

Will Biden Reverse Trump's China Policies

China is gearing up to deal with a new U.S. administration after a particularly difficult year during which it suffered ...

Moscow Welcomes US Plan to Extend Nuclear Arms Treaty

Russia welcomed Friday the Biden administration's announcement Thursday it is seeking a five-year extension of the New START arms control ...

Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Goes Into Effect

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres and The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement welcomed the entry into force ...

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Wall Street closes mixed on fears of prolonged lockdowns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks closed lower on Friday as fears of prolonged lockdowns due to the ...

IEA anticipates less oil demand in 2021

PARIS, France - The International Energy Agency (IEA) reduced its 2021 global oil forecast this week as fresh coronavirus lockdowns ...

Sellers take charge on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were sold off on Friday.All the major indices lost ground, while the rout ...

Giant telco supplier based in Ireland heralds international expansion

LIMERICK, Ireland - A boost for Ireland's expanding tech sector are plans by a giant telco supplier to recruit scores ...

U.S. stock markets have quiet day, greenback slump continues

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday, a day after the major indices hit record ...

European Union's external fishing activities under scrutiny

The EU has a large fleet that fishes outside European waters. Nearly a third of its catch comes from non-EU ...

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