Mon, 29 Nov 2021

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 ...

Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

Teenage shooter Rittenhouse meets with former President Trump

MAR-A-LAGO, Florida - Former President Donald Trump has defended acquitted teenager Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, who has been prosecuted over the ...

China blocks Filipino ships, fires water cannons in South China Seas

MANILA, Philippines: The contested South China Seas again heated up this week as Chinese coast guard ships blocked two Philippines ...

Taiwan denounces China for taking retaliatory measures against countries forging ties with Taipei

Taipei [Taiwan], November 29 (ANI): Taiwan on Sunday denounced China for taking retaliatory measures against countries that seek to develop ...

Ukrainian journalist fires howitzer at Russian occupiers

A controversial Ukrainian journalist has released a video purporting to show him firing banned large-caliber artillery at ?Russian occupiers.? The ...

The pro-Nazi US official who helped shape post-war Germany

Newly declassified FBI files have shed significant light on the Nazi sympathies of John McCloy, the US assistant secretary of ...

France detects multiple suspected Omicron cases

France's Ministry of Health has announced that they have found eight possible cases of the Omicron variant, as countries around ...

COVID: Vietnam records nearly 13,000 new cases, no Omicron infections detected

Hanoi [Vietnam], November 29 (ANI/VOVWORLD): The Ministry of Health confirmed 12,936 new cases of COVID-19 in Vietnam on Sunday, bringing ...

Amid growing heat from China, Lithuanian delegation arrives in Taiwan to attend Open Parliament Forum

Taipei [Taiwan], November 29 (ANI): Amid an increase in the military threats from China, a parliamentary delegation from Lithuania landed ...

American woman invites Afghan refugee family for Thanksgiving meal to acquaint them with US traditions

Washington [US], November 29 (ANI): An American woman invited an Afghan refugee family for a Thanksgiving meal and served a ...

Journalist fires banned artillery in war zone

A controversial Ukrainian journalist has released a video purporting to show him firing banned large-caliber artillery at ?Russian occupiers.? The ...

Fashion world mourns death of designer Virgil Abloh

Designer Virgil Abloh, who founded Off-White and worked for Louis Vuitton, and stars like Kanye West, has passed away after ...

Science, creative innovation bring ease of living for common man: Dr Jitendra Singh

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) ScienceTechnology Dr Jitendra Singh said here on Sunday ...

COVID 'Omicron' variant: Union Health Ministry issues revised guidelines for international arrivals in India w.e.f Dec 1

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Union Health Ministry on Sunday revised guidelines for international arrivals in India which will ...

COVID: South Africa's Health Minister unhappy with international reaction to Omicron strain

Johannesburg [South Africa], November 29 (ANI/Sputnik): South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla told Sputnik on Sunday that he is unhappy ...

New Cases of Omicron Variant Recorded in Netherlands, Australia

Dutch health officials said Sunday 13 people who recently arrived in the Netherlands on flights from South Africa have tested ...

Keep borders open despite Covid variants, WHO pleads

The World Health Organization has encouraged countries to keep their borders open, despite fears about the Omicron variant of Covid-19, ...

UK unveils new mask mandate and Covid testing rules, citing Omicron

The UK has announced new Covid-19 restrictions in light of the Omicron variant, including the introduction of masks in public ...

Arctic Ocean started getting warmer decades earlier than expected, finds study

London [UK], November 28 (ANI): An international group of researchers reconstructed the recent history of ocean warming at the gateway ...

Aspirin use linked with increased risk of heart failure: Study

Brussels [Belgium], November 28 (ANI): Other than factors such as smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and cardiovascular ...

Singapore Airlines to resume service from Kochi on Nov 30

Kochi (Kerala) [India], November 28 (ANI): Singapore Airlines on Sunday announced the resumption of passenger flights from Kochi, starting from ...

Look at Buddha holes for $5, Taliban offers

Fresh from their conquest of Afghanistan, the Taliban are welcoming intrepid tourists to the famous Bamiyan Buddha statues, ancient monuments ...

Is everyone a Russian agent now

In recent years, governments have created armies of online warriors designed to fact-check alleged Russian ?disinformation.? Worryingly, these guardians of ...

Morocco suspends air traffic due to Omicron

Morocco has announced the suspension of all ?direct? passenger flights due to the new coronavirus variant, Omicron. The measure comes ...

Ex-Chelsea and England star Cole apologizes for Holocaust reference

Former Chelsea forward Carlton Cole has apologized after he said that West Ham risked a 'Holocaust' if they didn't pick ...

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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 ...

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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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