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French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

After becoming oldest living man, Spaniard dies at 112

LEON, Spain: Saturnino de la Fuente Garca, believed to be the world's oldest man, died on January 18 at age ...

Drones in Sweden reported over nuclear plants, palace

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Sweden's security service is investigating drone sightings reported over key Swedish sites, including nuclear plants.Sightings were reported at ...

Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Mubadala renew joint commitment to building healthy community

ABU DHABI, 24th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) agreed to ...

UAE media criticizes Washington's politicization of sports

© Provided by Xinhua The so-called U.S. diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games, intended to exert pressure on ...

China ships relief supplies to tsunami-hit Tonga

© Provided by Xinhua Most of the relief supplies, including drinking water, food, electric generators, water pumps, chain saws, personnel ...

PK Subban condemns racist incident against brother

New Jersey Devils defenseman PK Subban condemned the "distasteful" racist incident against his brother over the weekend, saying he's "embarrassed" ...

Netflix's 'Perfect Strangers' Arabic adaptation accused of 'moral degradation' in Middle East

Washington [US], January 24 (ANI): Netflix's first Arabic original feature 'Perfect Strangers' has come under intense fire from conservatives across ...

Beijing's ambiguity on its nuclear arsenal continues with contradictory claims

Beijing [China], January 24 (ANI): Beijing's ambiguity on nuclear arsenal oscillates between contradicting claims on modernization and expansion, according to ...

IPL: New Lucknow franchise named as 'Lucknow Super Giants'

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 24 (ANI): Indian Premier League's new Lucknow-based franchise has announced their team name on Monday ...

Why elections will not solve Libya's deep-rooted problems

Libya is poised to hold presidential and parliamentary elections this year but there are still many unresolved issues. Ongoing politica ...

Schools join the fight against human trafficking

Education leaders across the U.S. are trying to figure out how to effectively teach students about the risks and warning ...

How many bones do penguins have?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you'd like an expert to ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Australia dominate Philippines 4-0 to maintain top-spot in Group B

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 24 (ANI): Australia maintained the top spot in Group B with a 4-0 win over the ...

Season 2 of 'La Brea' will be returning to Australia for production

Washington [US], January 24 (ANI): The hit disaster action series 'La Brea' from NBC will be returning to Australia for ...

Huge Ukrainian military build-up visible on line of contact in Donbas, says Kremlin

Moscow [Russia], January 24 (ANI): Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday said that a huge build-up of Ukrainian forces on ...

China responds to UK claim of aggression in Indo-Pacific

British diplomacy is stuck in ?the Cold War playbook? says Chinese embassyBritish Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has been spreading "disinformation" ...

Why do so many people hate Russians

To better understand Moscow's motives, we need to turn away from lazy xenophobia and promote genuine debateWhen it comes to ...

Russian football fans make drastic move against ID rules

Spartak Moscow and Zenit St. Petersburg fans are disgusted by the lawsRussian football fans are protesting that football stadiums are ...

Youngster wins viral support after being body-shamed

A world famous rugby referee has thrown his support behind a young player told he was 'too big' to play ...

NATO to dispatch warships & jets to Eastern Europe

The military bloc says the move is a response to Russian posturingNATO members will order more fleets and fighter planes ...

UAE announces 2,629 new COVID-19 cases, 1,115 recoveries, 5 deaths in last 24 hours

ABU DHABI, 24th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 499,001 additional ...

'The Ventures' founding member, guitarist Don Wilson dies at 88

Washington [US], January 24 (ANI): Don Wilson, who was the co-founder and rhythm guitarist of the instrumental guitar band 'The ...

Looking forward to 2022 with clear focus on winning World Cup, says Smriti Mandhana

New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): India opening batter Smriti Mandhana after winning the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC ...

Remdesivir for COVID-19 found to reduce need for mechanical ventilation: Study

Ottawa [Canada], January 24 (ANI): Remdesivir had saved many lives during the deadly second wave of COVID-19. Now, a new ...

Russia expresses reservations about achieving positive outcomes from Taliban delegation's visit to Oslo

Moscow [Russia], January 24 (ANI): Russia on Monday expressed reservations about achieving a positive outcome from the Taliban delegation's visit ...

Shilpa Shetty shares her school photograph on World Education Day

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 24 (ANI): On the occasion of World Education Day on Monday, actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra took ...

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Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...

Nahyan bin Mubarak receives Ambassador of Algeria

ABU DHABI, 24th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, has received ...

Why elections will not solve Libya's deep-rooted problems

Libya is poised to hold presidential and parliamentary elections this year but there are still many unresolved issues. Ongoing politica ...

Leading India was a great honour, team will learn from mistakes, says KL Rahul

New Delhi [India], January 24 (ANI): India's stand-in captain for the ODI series in South Africa, KL Rahul, on Monday ...

Least-liked people in UK revealed

More than 25% of Brits ?feel negative? about Muslims, named as the second-most unpopular communityGypsies and Irish Travellers have been ...

Prosecutor demands life sentence for Hotel Rwanda hero

The man portrayed as saving numerous lives in the 2004 Hollywood flick was handed 25 years on terrorism charges in ...

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