Tue, 21 Sep 2021

650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...

Notre Dame on track for 2024 reopening, says Paris officials

PARIS, France: Work to shore up Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been finished, allowing the long-awaited restoration to begin, ...

Poland's Deputy PM Kaczynski says EU law cannot be supreme

WARSAW, Poland: Poland's deputy prime minister and ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has said that the primacy of EU law ...

No injuries as earthquake jolts southern California

LOS ANGELES, California: A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck near Carson, California on Friday night and was felt in cities throughout Southern ...

World leaders will be shut out of UN if not vaccinated against Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid and New York City officials have jointly announced that ...

China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

US holds back some Egyptian military aid due to human rights concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: Military aid worth $130 million, out of a $300 million package intended for Egypt, will be withheld by ...

Sequoia National Park still safe, but wildfires approaching

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Sequoia National Park and its namesake gigantic trees could be threatened by two large forest fires ...

Crisis strikes Idaho hospitals as Covid cases fill beds, ICUs

BOISE, Idaho: Public health officials in Idaho have warned that they will need to impose an emergency-level rationing of care ...

Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

UK budget will not include funds for Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel

LONDON, England: A proposed 21-mile undersea tunnel to link Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be funded, according to British ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

IL move ends season for Royals RHP Wade Davis

Kansas City Royals right-hander Wade Davis was moved to the 60-day disabled list on Monday, effectively ending his 2021 season. ...

India is leading voice of developing world, UNSC members

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], September 21 (ANI): India's Permanent Representative to United Nations TS Tirumurti on Monday said that ...

China's 'one-child army' low on morale

Tokyo [Japan], September 21 (ANI): China's military has an Achilles' heel. 'One-child army' with low troop morale is more inclined ...

India climbs to 46th rank in Global Innovation Index

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): India on Monday climbed to 46th rank in Global Innovation Index World Intellectual Property ...

Nigma Galaxy to focus on Middle East, Asia opportunities

Team Nigma and Galaxy Racer announced a merger that will see the combined entity called Nigma Galaxy with a focus ...

Packers heavily backed as double-digit favorites vs. Lions

Reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers fully expects the Green Bay Packers to rebound from an ugly Week 1 loss to ...

Decoding the music masterpieces: Stravinsky's The Firebird

On June 25 1910, Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird opened to acclaim at the Paris Opera. The success propelled its ...

Saudi FM discuss Afghan situation with PM Modi

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan Al ...

CoP 26: India calls upon developed countries to fulfill pro

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (CoP 26), India ...

England failed Pakistan, says PCB chairman Ramiz Raja

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 21 (ANI): Newly-elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja was disappointed with England and Wales Cricket ...

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin ...

Malaysia 'looks forward' to welcome China's bid to join TPP

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 20 (ANI): The Malaysian government says it "looks forward to welcoming" China's entry into the 11-nation ...

Pm Modi, Joe Biden to discuss ways to fight 'common enemy t

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will have the opportunity ...

IPL 2021: Kohli lauds Chakaravarthy

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Royal Challengers Banglore captain Virat Kohli was all praise for Kolkata Knight Riders bowler ...

Taliban deny claim of torturing civilians in Panjshir valle

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 20 (ANI): Taliban on Monday denied allegations that the group is detaining and torturing civilians in Panjshir ...

Gas price spike: how UK government failures made a global crisis worse

The UK government has been in emergency talks with leaders from the energy industry as gas prices (and with them, ...

Moths use acoustic decoys to dodge bat attacks - new research

In dark skies around the world there unfolds a nightly battle between bats and the nocturnal insects upon which they ...

BTS attends United Nations General Assembly

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): Global pop-star BTS on Monday joined world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in ...

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U.S. stocks dive, Dow Jones drops 614 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday amidst concerns about the global economy's ability to bounce back ...

Leading countries agree to ensure microchip supplies remain plentiful

TOKYO, Japan: During next week's meeting in the United States, leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will ...

Ireland regulator concerned about privacy and Facebook smart glasses

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's data privacy regulator has asked Facebook whether its new smart glasses can photograph others without properly notifying ...

Hong Kong stocks dive, China Evergrande bonds yielding more than 500%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Chinese, South Korean, and Japanese stock markets were closed on Monday with their respective countries enjoying ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

From street cart to Wall St., Oregon's Dutch Bros Coffee launches IPO

PORTLAND, Oregon: Dutch Bros Coffee, which began in business by selling espresso-based coffee drinks from a pushcart in the Oregon ...

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