Thu, 19 May 2022

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...

Pakistan: Not lowering fuel subsidies till govt survival assured, PM Sharif tells allies

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif after consultations with allies decided that the subsidy on oil ...

Yoga is India's heritage, says Rajnath Singh on International Yoga Day

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday participated in the countdown programme for International ...

Mets' Max Scherzer leaves game with left side injury

New York Mets ace right-hander Max Scherzer left his start Wednesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals with two outs ...

U.S. military base returned to S.Korea full of carcinogens

© Provided by Xinhua The soil and underground water pollution of the U.S. military base which has returned to South ...

In sister city Wuhan, ROK official enjoys unexpected life

© Provided by Xinhua WUHAN, May 19 (Xinhua) -- After enjoying a plate of his beloved soup dumplings fresh from ...

Macao's museums boosted by tech innovations, interactions with visitors

© Provided by Xinhua "After Macao's return to the motherland in 1999, museums of various subjects mushroomed, including museums of ...

This actor got removed from Tom Cruise's career montage at Cannes 2022

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tom Cruise's career retrospective montage at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival had featured ...

KTR meets British International Trade Minister Ranil Jayawardena in London

London [UK], May 19 (ANI): Telangana minister KT Rama Rao met British International Trade Minister Ranil Jayawardena in London and ...

'One China' principle and 'One Country, Two Systems' policy are ironical

Beijing [China], May 19 (ANI): China's 'One China' Principle and its policy, 'One Country, Two Systems' are ironic to each ...

US Warns North Korea Could Greet Biden With Nuclear, Missile Tests

WASHINGTON / SEOUL - U.S. intelligence shows there could be a North Korean nuclear test, or a long-range missile test, ...

UK-based Surface Measurement Systems to set-up India's first state-of-the-art laboratory for pharmaceutical powder characterisation in Hyderabad

London [United Kingdom], May 19 (ANI): United Kingdom-based Surface Measurement Systems has announced the establishment of the Particle Characterisation Laboratory ...

Biden Invokes Defense Production Act for Infant Formula Shortage

Washington - President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and authorized ...

Film openings in India are like festivals: IB Minister Anurag Thakur at Cannes market opening party

Cannes [France], May 19 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur, on Wednesday, while addressing the market opening party at ...

President Kovind arrives in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, receives Guard of Honour

Kingstown [Saint Vincent and the Grenadines], May 19 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind who is on a four-day visit to ...

The media has reached 'peak passivity' in the lead up to the 2022 election

With severe staffing cuts, pressures for instant productivity and a priority on producing clickbait, few would think we are in ...

Climate change is killing trees in Queensland's tropical rainforests

In recent years, the Great Barrier Reef off Australia's northeast coast has seen multiple events of mass coral bleaching as ...

Jailing of Georgian Media Owner Sends 'Bad Message'

The jailing of a politician turned media owner sends a 'bad message' from Georgia about the country's commitment to press ...

New US 'Disinformation' Board Paused Amid Free Speech Questions

Washington - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday paused a new and controversial board's work on disinformation and ...

Cannes Indian pavillion inauguration: Prasoon Joshi believes empowerment can lead to diverse stories from India

Cannes [France], May 19 (ANI): Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Chairperson and lyricist Prasoon Joshi believes that empowerment can ...

US Stocks Fall Sharply on Renewed Inflation Fears

New York - Stocks closed sharply lower Wednesday on Wall Street as dismal results from Target renewed fears that inflation ...

Sri Lanka: PM Wickremesinghe seeks support of SJB's two MPs for non-partisan government

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka newly appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday in a letter to ...

India expresses concern over global food insecurity, underlines need of collective work to alleviate sufferings of most affected

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Wednesday expressed his concern ...

Tigray War Costing 1 Million Children a Third Year of School, UN Says

Gashena, Ethiopia - A total of 1.39 million children in the Tigray region are currently missing out on education because ...

Americas: Rising COVID-19 caseload should be a wake-up call

COVID-19 rates are on the rise in the Americas, where new infections and fatalities have been steadily increasing over the ...

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U.S. stocks shatter, Dow Jones industrials drop more than 1,000 points

NEW YORK, New York - Soaring prices have taken their toll on U.S. retailer Target which reported first-quarter profit had ...

Working together, Spain, Portugal set plan to control gas prices

MADRID, Spain: In a coordinated move last week, Spain and Portugal approved a temporary cap on natural gas prices.The move ...

Emirates lost $1 billion, says that's an 80 percent improvement

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Emirates Air, one of the world's largest airlines, said it lost $1.1 billion over the past ...

Bargain-hunting drives Wall Street higher, Nasdaq climbs 322 points

NEW YORK, New York - Bargain-hunters drove up the prices of stocks on U.S. markets on Tuesday."Our inputs today support ...

Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

High import taxes prevent Tesla from selling cars in India

NEW DELHI, India: Tesla made known this week that it will not sell electric automobiles in India due to the ...

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