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Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

As Barbados becomes Republic, role of British monarchy to end

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: In a colonial unshackling, Barbados will say goodbye to the British monarch, as the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...

Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...

El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

StateDepartment Recap:Nov. 23-Dec. 1

STATE DEPARTMENT - Here's a look at what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been ...

US Calls on Russia to Cool Tensions with Ukraine

SEOUL - A top U.S. defense official says Washington will not be alone if it needs to take action in ...

US reveals response to a Russian invasion of Ukraine

If Russia uses its military against Ukraine, Moscow will see a response from the US and its NATO partners unlike ...

India looks forward to strengthening bilateral relations with the UAE on its 50th National Day

Dubai [United Arab Emirates], December 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): The India Pavilion today marked the UAE's 50th National Day and will be ...

EU explains where Belarus border refugees can claim asylum

Migrants living in makeshift camps on the border between Belarus and the EU are permitted to claim asylum and seek ...

Omicron forces cancelation of ISU Grand Prix Final in Japan

The International Skating Union (ISU) has canceled its Grand Prix Final in Osaka, Japan, after being informed by local organizers ...

Wall Street bank predicts $150 oil

Oil prices could surge ?a lot higher? and hit $150 a barrel amid global supply constraints, Wall Street investment bank ...

Norway's Christmas gift to Londoners leaves some perplexed

The Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square, an annual gift from Norway to the UK, has raised eyebrows this year with ...

Nuland threatens Russia with high-impact sanctions over Ukraine

If Russia uses its military against Ukraine, Moscow will see a response from the US and its NATO partners unlike ...

Aroma of Yunnan coffee industry permeates globally

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writers Zhao Jiasong, Chen Qianci, Shu MengKUNMING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Dong Laicheng's encounter ...

Transform India with Nanotechnology through Future Dizicare

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI/SRV): Future Dizicare, established in 2018 by Vijay Nagalla, aims to transform the lives of ...

Music icon Clarence Avant's wife shot dead in Beverly Hills home

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): Film producer and legendary music executive Clarence Avant's wife Jacqueline Avant was shot and killed ...

Ind vs NZ: Middle-order's form not a 'concern' for Southee ahead of 2nd Test

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): New Zealand pacer Tim Southee has backed the Kiwis middle order to come good ...

Shawn Mendes drops emotional song 'It'll Be Okay' after Camila Cabello split

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): On the heels of his breakup from singer Camila Cabello, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes dropped a ...

Junior Hockey WC: Coach Graham Reid lauds Indian colts but cautions ahead of semis

New Delhi [India] December 2 (ANI): The Indian junior hockey team has been on a rampage in the ongoing FIH ...

Omicron, a setback as countries across world need to be safe: Jyotiraditya Scindia

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday said that the new COVID-19 variant ...

Kohli 'confident' to have clarity on South Africa tour in day or two amid Omicron scare

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday said everyone is working hard to find clarity ...

Flight bans amount to travel apartheid, says UN Secretary General amid Omicron scare

New York [US], December 2 (ANI): UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday described widespread travel bans imposed on southern ...

'My pride, my son': Big B ahead of Abhishek's 'Bob Biswas' release

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): On Thursday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to his Instagram and shared a video of ...

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Notre Dame rebuild plans called 'woke theme park' by critics

PARIS, France: The rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has come under fire from critics, after the new plans ...

Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

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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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