Fri, 27 May 2022

In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...

Britain says arm Moldova to prepare for Russian invasion

LONDON, England: The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has proposed that Britain send modern weaponry ...

More lockdowns in Shanghai for mandatory Covid testing

SHANGHAI, China: The central Shanghai district of Jingan, a key commercial area in China's financial hub, has announced that it ...

Polish president: Ukraine must decide its own future

KYIV, Ukraine: Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, told lawmakers in Kyiv this week that Ukraine has the right to decide ...

Nineteen kids, 2 adults confirmed dead in Texas school massacre

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ANI/Big News Network): The death toll in the mass shooting incident at a school in Texas now ...

US, Japan, Australia, India join to limit illegal fishing by China

LONDON, England: Citing a U.S. official, the Financial Times reported this week that during the Quad summit in Tokyo, the ...

Agreement reached to return Parthenon sculpture to Greece

ATHENS, Greece: In a significant move for Greece, which has intensified its campaign to bring back sculptures from its most ...

Japan prime minister warns China over East China Sea moves

TOKYO, Japan: China's efforts to develop areas in the East China Sea are "unacceptable," Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said ...

US House Speaker Pelosi banned from communion over abortion views

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In a letter released this week, the archbishop of San Francisco, Salvatore Cordileone, said U.S. House Speaker ...

Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...

American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

To help US businesses, 35,000 foreign workers to be taken in

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the inability of businesses to hire enough workers, the U.S. has announced that it will grant ...

US Senate to vote on resolution urging probe of beef price fixing

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds have introduced a bipartisan resolution requesting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...

Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

Rajnath Singh participates in yoga session with Navy personnel at Karwar Naval Base

Uttara Kannada (Karnataka) [India], May 27 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Karnataka, participated ...

Jimmie Johnson aims for win in Indianapolis 500 debut

Jimmie Johnson had not even had time to cool down after muscling through 248 laps at Texas Motor Speedway in ...

UN chief condemns recent terror attacks in Afghanistan

New York [US], May 27 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the recent attacks in Afghanistan that claimed the lives ...

Steven Alker, Bob Estes tied for lead at Senior PGA Championship

Steven Alker of New Zealand and Bob Estes posted 7-under-par 64s to tie for the first-round lead Thursday at the ...

Century-old Italy-born brand Fila gains new life in China

© Provided by Xinhua FUZHOU, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Italy-born sportswear brand Fila has gained new life in China, with ...

Five-star Elijah Fisher commits to Texas Tech, will reclassify

Elijah Fisher, a five-star small forward prospect from Canada, committed to Texas Tech on Thursday and said he will reclassify ...

Geetanjali Shree's Tomb of Sand wins International Booker Prize, first for Hindi novel

London [UK], May 27 (ANI): A Delhi-based writer Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian writer to win the International ...

Scottie Scheffler, Patrick Reed among 8 tied for Charles Schwab lead

World No. 1 Scottie Scheffler was one of eight golfers to shoot a 4-under-par 66 Thursday in the first round ...

US sanctions Russia-backed Iranian oil smuggling network involving Chinese firms

Washington [US], May 27 (ANI): The United States has sanctioned an international oil smuggling and money laundering network, led by ...

Chinese envoy criticizes US for failure as penholder on issue of South Sudan sanctions

New York [US], May 27 (ANI/Xinhua): A Chinese envoy on Thursday criticized the United States for failing to fulfill its ...

India can push for Tibet dialogue, says former ambassador

Washington [US], May 27 (ANI): China's conquest of Tibet caused long-term difficulties for India, but the Indian government can still ...

Ukrainian troops greatly outnumbered ABC

Russian forces in Donbass outnumber Ukrainian soldiers by 7 to 1, an ABC reporter has said, citing a Zelensky spokesmanKiev ...

China exposes master of bullying

The Chinese military spokesman considers the US ?the least qualified country to blame others?The United States is "a master of ...

Gay dating app warns users about monkeypox

Grindr has alerted European users to the risk of monkeypox despite experts insisting it's not an STDGay dating app Grindr ...

US Lays Out Strategy to Outcompete China

state department - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken outlined the Biden administration's strategy to outcompete China in the next ...

China, Russia Veto US Push for More UN Action on North Korea

united nations - China and Russia vetoed on Thursday a U.S.-led push to impose more U.N. sanctions on North Korea ...

Dodgers to retire Gil Hodges' No. 14

The Los Angeles Dodgers will retire the No. 14 worn by soon-to-be-inducted Hall of Famer Gil Hodges on June 4, ...

US does not support Taiwan independence but will continue to expand ties: Blinken

Washington [US], May 27 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday said Washington does not support the ...

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair hosts book fair directors from across Arab world

ABU DHABI, 26th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF 2022) hosted the latest meeting ...

Military history is repeating for Russia under Putin's regime of thieves

In explaining the reasons for Russia's unexpected military weakness in Ukraine, few have expressed it better than The Economist. The ...

Imran Khan ripes into Pakistan govt after hike in petroleum products, praises India

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 27 (ANI): While invoking the name of India, former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan yet again slammed ...

US launches new China House

The dedicated team will coordinate policy to counter BeijingUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced the launch of a ...

EU country may ban Soviet monuments

New law could make it mandatory for municipalities to dismantle all sites and objects ?glorifying the Soviet regime?Latvia's parliament, the ...

Moscow warns of new Iron Curtain

The West tries to bar its own people from accessing alternative information on the conflict in Ukraine, Russia's deputy UN ...

Tennis player makes child cry with racket throw tantrum

Irina-Camelia Begu bounced her racket into the crowdTennis fans were left in shock when Irina-Camelia Begu made a child cry ...

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Tesla says will assemble 2,600 cars per day in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China: Tesla plans to restore production at its Gigafactory 3 plant in Shanghai to pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels by this ...

U.S. stock markets move further ahead, S&P 500 gains nearly two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply for a second day Thursday, following a less hawkish outlook by ...

Average age of cars on US roads rises to 12.2 years

DETROIT, Michigan: As supplies of new cars and light trucks remain tight due to supply chain issues, U.S. consumers are ...

Online class business sees 26% jump in business

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The market for global online tutoring services is expected to grow from $21 million in ...

Stocks in Asia finish mainly lower despite overnight surge on Wall Street

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia fell on Thursday, with the exception of the Chinese mainland market where modest ...

Closed since start of Covid, Chile to reopen Easter Island to tourists

SANTIAGO, Chile: Easter Island, one of Chile's most important tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors on August 1, the government ...

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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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