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China Eyes Risks and Rewards of US-Russia Standoff Over Ukraine

LONDON - China is watching with growing interest as Russia and the West face off over Ukraine. With more than ...


Paralympian Sharad Kumar visits National War Memorial, reminisces bravery of Gorkha Regiment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Paralympics bronze-medallist high jumper Sharad Kumar on Friday visited the National War Memorial to ...


Paralympian Sharad Kumar visits National War Memorial, reminiscences bravery of Gorkha Regiment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Paralympics bronze-medallist high jumper Sharad Kumar on Friday visited the National War Memorial to ...


WHO head Tedros faces a challenge all humanitarians know well

In 2017, the World Health Organisation (WHO) appointed Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its director general. He's the first African ...


Pro-Russia Sentiment Grows in Burkina Faso After Coup

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Some supporters of Burkina Faso's military coup this week were seen celebrating with Russian flags and ...


Oman to host Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A from Feb 18

Dubai [UAE], January 28 (ANI): ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A gets underway in Oman from February 18 with ...


Prevest DenPro CMD Atul Modi conferred with JK Government Outstanding Industrial Entrepreneurship Award

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): Adding another feather to the cap, Atul Modi, CMD of Prevest DenPro Limited has ...


Kenyan Pastoral Communities Embrace Fishing

ISIOLO, KENYA - Kenya's nomadic herders are among those suffering the most from recurring drought that kills the livestock on ...


Kevin Pietersen thanks PM Modi for his greetings on Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen expressed his gratitude towards India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...


In central Sahel, needs are growing faster than generosity

"Needs are growing faster than generosity" in the central Sahel, the Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs told a group of senior ...


US Aware of Allegations of Russian Links to Burkinabe Coup

WASHINGTON - Reports that Russia is connected to this week's coup in Burkina Faso have made their way to the ...


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Snow storm closes much of Greece, including Athens

ATHENS, Greece: A severe snowstorm that swept across the Mediterranean region has stranded thousands of motorists on a motorway in ...

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 ...

Central Africa

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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 ...

Paralympian Sharad Kumar visits National War Memorial, reminisces bravery of Gorkha Regiment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Paralympics bronze-medallist high jumper Sharad Kumar on Friday visited the National War Memorial to ...

Paralympian Sharad Kumar visits National War Memorial, reminiscences bravery of Gorkha Regiment

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Paralympics bronze-medallist high jumper Sharad Kumar on Friday visited the National War Memorial to ...

Pro-Russia Sentiment Grows in Burkina Faso After Coup

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Some supporters of Burkina Faso's military coup this week were seen celebrating with Russian flags and ...

Oman to host Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A from Feb 18

Dubai [UAE], January 28 (ANI): ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A gets underway in Oman from February 18 with ...

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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 ...


Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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