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Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...

Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...

French urged to conserve energy use to prepare for winter

PARIS, France: Amidst shortages and soaring prices caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and subsequent supply cuts, the heads of ...

At this week's G7 meeting, imports of Russian gold to be banned

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at further isolating Russia economically over its invasion of ...

Myanmar military thwarts weapon transporting by PDF fighters

MAGWAY, Myanmar - At least eight resistance fighters were killed on Wednesday when junta troops intercepted a truck they were ...

Shanghai Beijing say life returning to normal after Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: As Shanghai reports no new cases of Covid for the first time in two months, Shanghai's top communist ...

To counter Chinese, US, Japan, Australia, UK create Pacific group

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has reported that the U.S., Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the UK have created an ...

U.S. Armed Services Committee backs Biden's record defense budget

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee has backed President Joe Biden's proposal to increase spending for ...

Pay dispute forces British Airways' staff to OK strike vote

LONDON, England: British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport has voted to strike due to pay disputes. Amidst an already ...

UK offers to help Ukraine clear mines, export grain

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said this week that in order to move millions of tonnes of grain ...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to military junta in country's capital

YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar's military authorities have transferred deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a prison in the capital Naypyitaw ...

LIV players ask DP World Tour to drop ban before Scottish Open

LIV Golf Invitational Series members asked the DP World Tour to rescind fines and permit their participation in the Scottish ...

Kremlin comments after European leader vows no more hockey with Putin

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said he would not play ice hockey with Vladimir PutinThe Kremlin has suggested it will be ...

AD Ports Group agrees to acquire majority stakes in Egypt's Transmar and Transcargo International

ABU DHABI, 1st July, 2022 (WAM) -- AD Ports Group today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire ...

Mattis: Putin Goes to Bed at Night 'Fearful'

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday lobbed insults at Russian President Vladimir Putin and ...

Here are the most effective things you can do to fight climate change

Limiting global warming to 1.5℃ above pre-industrial levels requires reaching net zero emissions by the middle of this century. This ...

How reindeer eyes transform in winter to give them twilight vision

Reindeer are loved the world over for their dark, expressive eyes, majestic antlers and magical association with Santa Claus. The ...

Dodgers P Tony Gonsolin can help All-Star cause vs. Padres

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Tony Gonsolin has gone from a potential first-time participant in the All-Star Game to a possible ...

FIFA unveils new AI technology for Qatar World Cup

Artificial intelligence will be used in Qatar to determine offside decisionsThis year's World Cup may look a little bit different ...

Ronald Acuna Jr. could return for Braves' opener vs. Reds

As the Atlanta Braves open a weekend series on Friday against the host Cincinnati Reds, they are hopeful that star ...

Medvedev comments on West's War Crimes threat

Former Russian leader says any attempt to threaten a nuclear nation is a risky businessThe West should be wary of ...

Covid-19 may have originated in US biolab Lancet commission chair

Jeffrey Sachs, who chairs Covid-19 commission at the prestigious medical journal, has claimed the deadly virus did not come out ...

Russia makes goodwill gesture to alleviate food crisis

The Russian military has withdrawn from a Black Sea island it captured, claiming it was for the sake of grain ...

Kissinger outlines three possible outcomes of conflict in Ukraine

Victory for Moscow, a war between Russia and the West, and a return to pre-February 24 lines are all viable ...

Happy with my performance: Neeraj Chopra after winning silver at Diamond League

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Neeraj Chopra, who clinched a silver medal at the prestigious Diamond League meet in ...

How Is Climate Change Affecting Central Asia?

Water is arguably the most important resource in Central Asia. It is vital for agriculture, which feeds and provides livelihoods ...

Putin accuses Ukraine of crimes against humanity

Russia's president said Kiev had subjected the people of the Donbass republics to ?genocide?Kiev's actions against the Donetsk and Lugansk ...

China's Xi swears in new Hong Kong leader

President led the ceremony as the region marked the 25th anniversary its handover from British ruleChinese President Xi Jinping has ...

China warns 'risks to economic ties' with Germany amid change in Berlin's policy

Hong Kong, July 1 (ANI): Germany's new China strategy has irritated Chinese leadership as Berlin has now been trying to ...

William Shatner to unveil documentary on his life at San Diego Comic-Con

Washington [US], July 1 (ANI): Hollywood actor William Shatner of 'Star Trek' fame has given his stamp of approval for ...

Ex-Telangana MP Vishweshwar Reddy announces to join BJP today

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 1 (ANI): Former MP K Visweshwar Reddy has announced that he will be joining the Bharatiya ...

Consumer spending slows as Americans reel from record high prices

© Provided by Xinhua - The worst inflation in 40 years and record-high gasoline prices have made Americans more careful ...

US says fighter jet sale to Turkey in the works

A senior US official denied reports that Washington made the deal contingent on Ankara's support for NATO enlargementThe US government ...

China swears in Hong Kong's new leader

President Xi Jinping led a swearing-in ceremony as China marked the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British ruleChinese ...

Turkey Blocks Access to VOA Turkish Language Content

Turkey's media regulator blocked access Thursday to the Turkish language services of Voice of America and Deutsche Welle after the ...

North Korea Implies South Korean Balloons Caused COVID Outbreak

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Weeks after acknowledging its first coronavirus infections, North Korea appears to be blaming the outbreak on ...

Explainer: Why Indonesia's Leader is Visiting Kyiv, Moscow

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Indonesian President Joko Widodo, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Group of 20 leading rich ...

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21 percent six-month loss strips S&P 500 of $8 trillion in value

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After the first six months of 2022, the S&P 500 recorded a loss of 20.6 ...

Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

Chip design center to be built by MediaTek, Indiana Purdue University

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The world's fourth largest chip designer by revenue, Taiwan's MediaTek, has told Reuters that it plans to create ...

Stock markets in U.S. revive after sharp sell-off, dollar forges ahead

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday, a day after major across-the-board sell-offs."Consensus estimates for 2022 and ...

Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...

Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

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