Tue, 31 Jan 2023

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

US General's Bellicose China Memo Highlights Civilian-Military Divide

A controversial memo from a U.S. Air Force general predicting war with China in 2025 may reflect a growing disconnect ...

Michael Jackson's nephew all set to star in his biopic 'Michael'

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): Jaafar Jackson is all set to play his uncle Michael Jackson in the upcoming biopic ...

US Representatives introduce Bill promoting Taiwan's IMF membership

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): The United States House of Representatives introduced a Bill calling on Washington to support Taiwan's ...

NDC delegation calls on Punjab Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua

Chandigarh [India], January 31 (ANI): The delegation of the 63rd course of National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi, led by ...

Pak Defence Minister accuses Imran Khan of taking country into bloodshed

Sialkot [Pakistan], January 31 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Sunday accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo Imran ...

Global Guinea Worm Infections Continue Downward Trend

chicago - In the 1980s, more than 3 million people worldwide were infected with Guinea worm. At the end of ...

US President Joe Biden 'not sure' about his trip to Europe

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Monday said that he was "not sure" about his trip ...

US President says 'no' to sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Monday said America will not send the F16 fighter jets ...

Ukraine will never retake Crimea EU state's president

Sending weaponry to Kiev only prolongs the conflict and risks escalation, Croatia's Zoran Milanovic has arguedIncreasingly lethal military aid to ...

Humanitarians Await Taliban 'Guidelines' on Women Aid Workers

New York - The U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday that he is awaiting a list of guidelines from Taliban authorities ...

Blinken should keep 'Human Rights' top of agenda, appeal freedom of protesters: Activist

Washinton [US], January 31 (ANI): As United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken prepares to start his trip to China, ...

Study reveals how brains turn into smarter disease fighters

Pennsylvania [US], January 31 (ANI): The possibility of treating Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative illnesses by introducing wholesome, fresh immune cells ...

India is awake, those engaged in religious conversions will never succeed: CM Yogi

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 31 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said those engaged in illegal ...

Reports: Marlins acquire RHP Matt Barnes from Red Sox

The Miami Marlins acquired reliever Matt Barnes and cash from the Boston Red Sox for left-hander Richard Bleier, MLB.com and ...

How companies can improve the retention of employees returning from abroad

Multinational enterprises are currently facing a serious challenge. These organizations are companies with multiple locations or operations around the world. ...

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won't save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but ...

Putin holds telephonic conversation with Saudis ahead of OPEC committee meeting

Moscow [Russia], January 31 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday had a telephonic conversation with the Crown Prince of ...

Scholz's office logging German FM's mistakes Bild

One of them was reportedly Annalena Baerbock's ?we?re at war with Russia? commentGerman Chancellor Olaf Scholz has grown displeased with ...

We are stronger together against any threat: French Envoy hails Indo-French relations

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): While not naming China, French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain said India and France ...

PM Modi meets UNGA President, discusses vitality of global water resources

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Csaba Korosi, President of the 77th Session ...

Angel City FC lend D Allyson Swaby to PSG

Angel City FC have lent defender Allyson Swaby to Paris Saint-Germain for six months, the club said Monday. Swaby, 26, ...

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U.S. stocks fade ahead of Federal Reserve Meeting

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Monday as investors fretted over which way the Federal Reserve ...

Adani says Hindenburg Research report a 'lie'

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], January 30 (ANI/Big News Network): The Adani group, in a sharp and focused response to Hindenburg Research's ...

South Korea to aid public with more energy vouchers

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean officials have said that the government will double energy vouchers and provide discounts on gas ...

Merger talks underway between cigarette makers, Juul e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Wall Street Journal has reported that e-cigarette maker Juul and three tobacco giants are negotiating potential sale, ...

Tesla pins hopes on new Nevada battery factor to bring down prices

AUSTIN, Texas: Tesla gas announced an investment of more than $3.6 billion to expand its Nevada Gigafactory complex with the ...

Opposition rising to US tax credits for EVs not meeting sourcing rules

WASHINGTON D.C.: US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee chair Joe Manchin has introduced legislation that imposes battery sourcing requirements ...

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