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Over 1,300 evacuated after volcano rains fire on Indonesian villages

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Rescue personnel in Indonesia are facing the arduous task of looking for survivors in villages blanketed by searing ...


Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...


Ireland Senate resolution supports Taiwan independence, opposes China

Dublin, Ireland: The Irish Senate has unanimously passed a resolution seeking to expand Dublin's relations with Taipei, and voicing their ...


US House passes bill to ban imports from China's Xinjiang

Washington [US], December 9 (ANI): The US House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill by a vote of 428 ...


Ashes, 1st Test: Third umpire not calling Stokes' no-balls shocks Simon Taufel

Brisbane [Australia], December 9 (ANI): England all-rounder failed to take a wicket in his very first over of the ongoing ...


China is world's biggest captor of journalists: Reporters Without Borders

Beijing [China], December 9 (ANI): At least 127 journalists are currently under detention in China for reporting on 'sensitive' topics, ...


Ashes, 1st Test: Warner, Labuschagne help hosts gain control (Lunch, Day 2)

Brisbane [Australia], December 9 (ANI): Marnus Labuschagne and David Warner ensured that Australia lost just one wicket in the morning ...


Summit for Democracy: India an indispensable partner, says top State Department official

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], December 9 (ANI): President Joe Biden and his administration will host their first "Summit for Democracy" ...


Flames look to regroup at home vs. Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes appear back on track after a hiccup that saw them drop five of six games. Having kicked ...


Why climate change must stay on the news agenda beyond global summits

During last month's COP26 summit, climate change was a ubiquitous story. News hooks abounded, from unpacking the flurry of non-binding ...


Can Prozac treat COVID? Perhaps, but a related drug may be better

The rise of Omicron, the latest SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern, reminds us how quickly things can change during the pandemic.Only ...


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Myanmar: Deposed leaders will serve half of four-year sentence

YANGON, Myanmar The Military Junta declared Monday night that Aung San Suu Kyi and Win Myint would only have to ...

Responding to threats, Japan swiftly building its military

ENIWA, Japan On the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan opened up its humbly named Self Defense Force's firing exercises to ...

Dr. Murad pays heavy price for filthy remarks against women

DHAKA, Bangladesh - After being sacked as a state minister amid a sensational tape leak of expletive-laden misogynistic comments, the ...

Over 1,300 evacuated after volcano rains fire on Indonesian villages

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Rescue personnel in Indonesia are facing the arduous task of looking for survivors in villages blanketed by searing ...

Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...

Overcrowding in one Bangladesh city stifles other cities' growth too

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Over-concentrated development and overflowing population in the capital have had a significant negative influence on Bangladesh's gross ...

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Responding to threats, Japan swiftly building its military

ENIWA, Japan On the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan opened up its humbly named Self Defense Force's firing exercises to ...

New York City mandates 3.7 million private workers to be vaccinated

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has declared that all employees working in New ...

Large UK Christmas parties being canceled due to Omicron

LONDON, England: Due to the uncertainty caused by the Omicron variant of COVID-19,, major companies, including NatWest, Aviva, Deloitte and ...

Over 1,300 evacuated after volcano rains fire on Indonesian villages

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Rescue personnel in Indonesia are facing the arduous task of looking for survivors in villages blanketed by searing ...

Cold War fears emerge as democracy summit looms

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, U.S. President Joe Biden will host a virtual "Summit for Democracy." The gathering ...

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Chicken tenders removed from menus in US due to supply chain issues

WASHINGTON D.C.: Chicken tenders may become a victim of failing supply chains, resulting in shortages in U.S. restaurants and grocery ...


U.S. stocks forge ahead, greenback takes hit against euro

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday.The Dow Jones industrials gained 35.32 points or 0.10 percent ...


In rule change, US debt collectors can now SMS debtors

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following a ruling by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), U.S. debt collectors can now contact millions ...


Europe says $340 billion program will not burden countries with debt

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has announced the creation of a program worth $340 billion, called "Global Gateway," to act ...


Stock markets in Asia forge ahead on back of global rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued the merry-go-round on Wednesday as investors the world over swarmed stock markets ...


Problem with hood detaching causes Honda recall of 725,000 vehicles

TORRANCE, California: Honda is recalling some 725,000 SUVs and pick-up trucks due to faulty hoods that could open while vehicles ...


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