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As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...

Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...

El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...

After opening Taiwan office, China downgrades relations with Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania: China has downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania from ambassador to charge d'affaires level, in retaliation for Lithuania ...

Following tennis star Peng Shuai's disappearance, China blacks out CNN

BEIJING, China: China is blocking CNN's coverage of the disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai, according to network officials.Peng Shuai ...

Study explores why understanding of texts worsens with age

Washington [US], November 29 (ANI): Psycholinguists from the Centre for Language and Brain, HSE University, have found that to predict ...

UAE restricting political activities of former Afghanistan President, claims Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 29 (ANI): The political activities of former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his close aides have been ...

Hypersonic missiles are fuelling fears of a new superpower arms race

According to media reports from Washington, the Biden administration wants to engage China in talks on arms control and non-proliferation. ...

Canada should look inward to address American protectionism

U.S. President Joe Biden's Build Back Better Act shows that American protectionism existed before and continues past the Donald Trump ...

We were at COP26: It had mixed results

The recent COP26 was eagerly awaited. Originally planned for 2020, the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It ...

Coronavirus pandemic could cost global tourism $2 trillion this year

The coronavirus pandemic will likely cost the global tourism sector $2 trillion in lost revenue in 2021, the UN's tourism ...

China probably got ride of intermediary COVID-19 host: Fauci

Washington [US], November 29 (ANI): China likely got rid of an intermediary host that carried the COVID-19 between bats and ...

Delhi: RT-PCR tests, quarantine mandatory for travellers from 6 Omicron-affected countries

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Amid rising concerns due to the new coronavirus variant Omicron, the Delhi government on ...

AP CM holds review meeting with health department amid concern over 'Omicron' covid variant

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], November 29 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday chaired a review ...

First case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in Spain

Madrid [Spain], November 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The first case of the new Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in Spain, the ...

Russian envoy says 7th round of JCPOA restoration talks started successfully

Vienna [Austria], November 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The meeting of the Commission on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iran ...

EU continues talks with Taliban to secure humanitarian access in Afghanistan

Brussels [Belgium], November 29 (ANI): The European Union on Monday said that it will continue talks with the Taliban delegation ...

Poet-diplomat Abhay K to be guest editor for Madagascar Lit Month for global literature initiative

Washington [US], November 29 (ANI): Abhay K, who is a poet and diplomat, will be a guest editor at Global ...

Misconceived doubts, motivated propaganda against COVID-19 vaccination can result in potential threat of increasing vaccine hesitancy: Centre to SC

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): The Central government has told the Supreme Court that any "misgivings and misconceived doubts ...

Amid Omicron concern, China to ship additional billion vaccines to African nations

Beijing [China], November 29 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday said Beijing will ship additional billion doses of COVID-19 ...

Why Germany's new leader is a major threat to the EU

Incoming German chancellor Olaf Scholz has been clear about his intention to pursue a federal European state. But far from ...

EU winning hybrid war Brussels

Alleged attempts by Belarus? embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko to weaponize thousands of desperate migrants as part of an effort to ...

Plan to battle future pandemics in the making by WHO members

World Health Organization (WHO) members have agreed to create an international treaty governing future pandemic prevention and response as they ...

World will never eradicate Covid Fauci

The White House's chief medical adviser, Anthony Fauci, says it's unlikely that the Covid-19 coronavirus will ever be wiped out, ...

West Struggles to Counter Secessionist Threat in Bosnia

Western analysts say Bosnia-Herzegovina is facing its greatest crisis since the Dayton Accords ended a war there in 1995, with ...

South Africa Evades Lockdown as President Pushes Vaccinations

JOHANNESBURG - Despite the rise of coronavirus cases in South Africa where the new omicron variant was detected, stricter lockdown ...

Botswana's Government Loses Bid to Overturn Homosexuality Ruling

GABORONE, BOTSWANA - Botswana's government has lost a bid to overturn a 2019 court ruling that decriminalized same-sex relations. Human ...

COVID-19: Delhi: RT-PCR tests, quarantine mandatory for travellers from 6 Omicron-affected countries

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Amid rising concerns due to the new coronavirus variant Omicron, the Delhi government on ...

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Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

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