Fri, 29 Oct 2021

Austrian bill would legalize assisted suicide

VIENNA, Austria: Austria's Federal Chancellery has said that the federal government has submitted a draft law legalizing assisted suicide for ...

24 executed for starting lethal wildfires in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria: The Syrian Ministry of Justice has announced that 24 people convicted of lighting last year's devastating wildfires, which ...

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, ...

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 ...

Biden Urges Sudan Junta to Free Detainees, Restore Civilian Rule

U.S. President Joe Biden has added his voice to those demanding restoration of Sudan's transitional government, which was overthrown by ...

PM Modi leaves for Rome to attend G20 Summit

New Delhi [India], October 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left New Delhi to attend the G20 Summit to ...

T20 WC: Finch hails 'terrific' Adam Zampa following Australia's win

Dubai [UAE], October 29 (ANI): Australia skipper Aaron Finch lavished praise on spinner Adam Zampa following his team's win over ...

India taking ambitious action for expanding clean, renewable energy, says Shringla

New Delhi [India], October 29 (ANI): Noting that India is taking ambitious action on expanding clean and renewable energy, Foreign ...

How the informal economy solves some urban challenges in a Zimbabwean town

In most African cities, the informal sector is the main economy. This is because of rapid urban population growth, slow ...

Curious Kids: How do jellyfish find their food -- and how do they poop?

Curious Kids is a series for children in which we ask experts to answer questions from kids.How do jellyfish find ...

Skills shortage could undo UK government's net zero plans

The UK government has set out its plans for reaching net zero emissions. This target, which Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...

Inspiration from the 1970s for today's young environmentalists

Cult 1970s BBC TV show The Good Life examined Tom and Barbara Good's experience of attempting to opt out of ...

Chocolate: From witchcraft to miracle worker in early modern Europe

We don't generally think of chocolate as scary, despite its close ties to Halloween and all the miniature ghosts, skeletons ...

UK envoy to UN says feeling 'optimistic' ahead of Glasgow climate summit

New York [US], October 28 (ANI/Sputnik): UK Ambassador to the United Nations Barbara Woodward said ON Thursday that she felt ...

Carefully following discussions, hopeful of WHO recognition for Covaxin soon, says Shringla

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Two days after World Health Organisation (WHO) sought additional clarifications for emergency use listing ...

WHO says global COVID-19 cases, deaths on rise for first time in two months

Geneva [Switzerland], October 28 (ANI/Sputnik): New COVID-19 cases and deaths worldwide are rising again for the first time in two ...

Estimate released BEA shows increase in US GDP in third quarter of 2021

Washington [US], October 28 (ANI): The Real gross domestic product (GDP) of the US increased at an annual rate of ...

WHO: Five African Countries on Track to Reach 40% Vaccination Goal

The World Health Organization's (WHO) Africa region chief says only five African countries - less than 10 percent of the ...

Syringe Shortage Threatens Africa's COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

GENEVA - The World Health Organization warns a shortage of syringes is threatening to upend efforts to vaccinate millions of ...

Nigerians Skeptical About New Digital Currency Days After Launch

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Thousands of Nigerians are expressing concern about the country's new digital currency after its user app was ...

UN Rapporteur Calls for Lifting of Zimbabwe Sanctions

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - A U.N. special rapporteur has called on the U.S. and other Western governments to lift sanctions they ...

Biden Cuts Social Safety Net Plan in Half

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled a $1.75 trillion spending plan he said would provide the "most ...

PM Modi's visit provides tremendous opportunity to boost bilateral ties: India's envoy to Italy

Rome [Italy], October 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Italy beginning Friday provides tremendous opportunity to take forward ...

UN Yet to resume flights into Ethiopia's Mekelle amid safety concerns

Mekelle [Ethiopia], October 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Nations has still not resumed humanitarian flights into Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia's ...

T20 WC: Warner finds form with crucial fifty as Australia beat Sri Lanka

Dubai [UAE], October 28 (ANI): David Warner smashed his first half-century in the ongoing T20 World as Australia defeated Sri ...

Vice President Naidu calls for multidisciplinary approach in higher education

New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that the era of strict segregation ...

Kashmir's willow bat makes debut in ongoing T20 World Cup

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 28 (ANI): Made in Kashmir, the famous willow bat made its debut in the ...

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Crew of 16 rescued from burning ship near Vancouver, Canada

VANCOUVER, Canada: Sixteen people were evacuated this week from a burning container ship, the Zim Kingston, off the Pacific coast ...

Ash clouds from Mount Etna eruption causes flight cancellations

ATHENS, Greece: The eruption of Mount Etna on the Italian island of Sicily has forced airlines to cancel holiday flights ...

Nikkei 225 drops 278 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were unwanted on Thursday. All the major indices edged lower.In Japan, the Nikkei ...

Top Dubai developer commences sale of 700 off-plan apartments

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai-based property developer Meydan has unveiled the first phase of what it has designated Canal Front Residences, ...

Officials warn that Russians continue hacking American computers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Microsoft announced on Monday that Nobelium, the Russian hackers behind the successful 2020 breach of ...

U.S. stocks struggle, Dow & S&P 500 retreat from record highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks finished flat to lower on Wednesday, despite strong gains earlier in the day ...

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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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