Thu, 28 Oct 2021

As Covid returns, Austria warns of lockdown for unvaccinated

VIENNA, Austria: Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said unvaccinated people in the country could face new lockdown restrictions, as COVID-19 cases ...

Germany reports 15,145 new infections in one day, highest since May

BERLIN, Germany: On Saturday, Germany recorded the highest number of new coronavirus cases since mid-May, rising from 95 to 100 ...

South African elephant kills poacher, chases off hunters

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa: An elephant has trampled a suspected poacher to death in South Africa's Kruger National Park, ...

As Covid infections, deaths rise, Moscow closing schools, businesses

MOSCOW, Russia: As Russia recorded the highest numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the pandemic began in 2020, beginning ...

4,000 pound sunfish is largest ever seen by experts

Autonomous Ceuta, Spain: A 4,000 pound sunfish was released after being caught in a fishing net off of autonomous Ceuta, ...

Russia, China hold naval patrol off Japan

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia and China have conducted their first-ever joint patrol in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, the ...

Scientific data shows Vikings in Canada 500 years before Columbs

GRONINGEN, Netherlands: Scientists from the University of Groningen recently used a new dating technique and and referenced a past solar ...

Republic of Barbados elects woman as first president

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Prior to becoming a republic and removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, Barbados has elected ...

Polish controversy as officials say EU laws violate constitution

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A Brussels summit of 27 European Union member states is being overshadowed by a dispute with Poland about ...

Mexico's richest man agrees to rebuild collapsed subway line

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: On Wednesday, telecom and construction magnate Carlos Slim, Mexico's richest person, reached an agreement with the Mexico ...

Canadian men pulled from waters by Sikhs who made rope from turbans

VICTORIA, British Columbia: A group of Sikh hikers in Canada used their unraveled turbans to rescue two men who fell ...

Poland sends 6,000 soldiers to Belarus border to stop flow of migrants

WARSAW, Poland: On Tuesday, the Polish Defense Ministry said it had increased the number of troops on its border with ...

US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...

Astros bounce back behind Jose Urquidy, level World Series 1-1

Jose Altuve hit a home run and right-hander Jose Urquidy went five strong innings as the host Houston Astros earned ...

Peace in Afghanistan will only stem from inclusive government: Iran

Tehran [Iran], October 28 (ANI): Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on Wednesday said that peace in Afghanistan will only emanate ...

Hong Kong Alliance hits back at Carrie Lam for striking group off from companies registry

Hong Kong, October 28 (ANI): Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China on Tuesday hit back ...

Act with determination on Afghanistan, says UN chief

New York [US], October 28 (ANI): As the humanitarian situation continues to get worsen in Afghanistan, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ...

Fully vaccinated Australians free to travel overseas from November

© Provided by Xinhua From Nov. 1, Australians who have received two coronavirus vaccine doses will be able to freely ...

What does Islam have to do with cricket matches? asks Owaisi

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 28 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday condemned Pakistan Interior ...

T20 WC: Jason Holder approved as replacement for McCoy in Windies squad

Dubai [UAE], October 28 (ANI): The Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 has approved Jason ...

PM Modi to attend 18th ASEAN-India summit virtually today

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 18th ASEAN-India Summit on Thursday via video ...

Union Minister Narayan Rane launches awareness programme for promoting entrepreneurship

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Union Minister of MSME Narayan Rane on Wednesday launched 'SAMBHAV' a national level awareness ...

Kishan Reddy, Bommai to address tourism conference today in Bengaluru

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Ministry of Tourism has organised a two-day conference of Tourism and Culture Ministers of ...

Taliban delegation meets with Western, Japanese envoys in Doha

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 28 (ANI): Afghan acting Foreign Minister from the Taliban government, Amir Khan Muttaqi, met with German, Norwegian, ...

'Taliban takeover lead to security concerns amid uncontrolled smuggling of narcotics, arms'

Moscow [Russia], October 28 (ANI): With the withdrawal of the United States and its Western allies from Afghanistan has led ...

FaZe Clan, CPHF improve to 3-0 at Stockholm

The Copenhagen Flames and FaZe Clan improved to 3-0 Wednesday and advanced out of the Challengers Stage of the PGL ...

Centre to launch 'Har Ghar Dastak' campaign to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Centre will soon start a mega COVID-19 vaccination campaign 'Har Ghar Dastak' in poor-performing ...

Nigma Galaxy confirm break from CS:GO competition

Nigma Galaxy, an Emirati esports organization, have confirmed they will back away from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition for the foreseeable ...

Astros favored to even World Series with Jose Urquidy on mound

Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker had two options to be his starting pitcher for Game 2 of the World Series, ...

Afghanistan: Women's rights, education and jobs denied since Taliban takeover: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 28 (ANI): As the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan twenty years after their ouster by the ...

Harbhajan asks journalist to listen to Ramiz Raja's views on Amir before supporting pacer

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Four days since the high-voltage clash between India and Pakistan in the ICC T20 ...

LHP Tucker Davidson replaces Charlie Morton on WS roster

The Atlanta Braves replaced injured starting pitcher Charlie Morton by adding left-handed pitcher Tucker Davidson to their World Series roster ...

Keanu Reeves gifts Rolex watches to 'John Wick: Chapter 4' stuntmen

Washington [US], October 28 (ANI): Actor Keanu Reeves sure knows how to treat his movie crew right! To express his ...

T20 WC: Trumpelmann sets high standards, says Namibia skipper Erasmus

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 27 (ANI): Namibia captain, Gerhard Erasmus said bowler Ruben Trmpelmann suets the standards high after the ...

India says it will continue to support Sudan, South Sudan in journey towards peace, development

New York [US], October 27 (ANI): India will continue to support Sudan and South Sudan in their journey towards peace ...

MoS Muraleedharan visits construction site of BAPS temple in Abu Dhabi

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs (MOS) V Muraleedharan on Wednesday visited the ...

No shortage of DAP, urea, other fertilisers in Karnataka: Union Minister

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 27 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Bhagwanth Khuba on Wednesday asserted that ...

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Moldova declares emergency as gas jumps from $550 to $790 per thousand

CHIINU, Moldova: To help ease gas shortages caused by rising global energy prices, Moldova's parliament has approved a government-requested state ...

As Covid returns, Austria warns of lockdown for unvaccinated

VIENNA, Austria: Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said unvaccinated people in the country could face new lockdown restrictions, as COVID-19 cases ...

Germany reports 15,145 new infections in one day, highest since May

BERLIN, Germany: On Saturday, Germany recorded the highest number of new coronavirus cases since mid-May, rising from 95 to 100 ...

South African elephant kills poacher, chases off hunters

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa: An elephant has trampled a suspected poacher to death in South Africa's Kruger National Park, ...

As Covid infections, deaths rise, Moscow closing schools, businesses

MOSCOW, Russia: As Russia recorded the highest numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the pandemic began in 2020, beginning ...

4,000 pound sunfish is largest ever seen by experts

Autonomous Ceuta, Spain: A 4,000 pound sunfish was released after being caught in a fishing net off of autonomous Ceuta, ...

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