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U.S. warned NATO expansionism would cross Russian tripwires

Nearly a year in, the war in Ukraine has cost tens of thousands of lives and brought the world to ...

After Biden tapped US oil reserves, House passes bill to end such uses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that limits the ability of US Energy Secretary Jennifer ...

US says Russian businessman traded on illegal information

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin, who has ties to the Kremlin, has been accused of making tens of millions ...

NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...

TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

US south sees 1.3 million new residents in 2022

MIAMI, Florida: This decade, the US south is expected to see more new residents than any other region in the ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

Rocket Lab launches first rocket from Virginia, USA

LONG BEACH, California: Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab has launched its first mission from the United States, as part of ...

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

Wikimedia Foundation urges Pakistan to restore access to Wikipedia

California [US], February 4 (ANI): Wikimedia Foundation, best known as the hosting platform for 'Wikipedia', has urged Pakistan Telecommunications Authority ...

EU faces supply shortages after Russian oil ban Bloomberg

New refineries in the Middle East are reporting delaysWith a ban on the supply of Russian petroleum products looming , ...

US will have to get rid of impunity syndrome Moscow

Washington has lost its ability to use force on the global stage without facing serious pushback, a senior diplomat saidWashington ...

China reacts to delay of Blinken's visit

Neither side had even announced that there would be such a trip, Beijing saysChina has said it respects the Biden ...

UN Weekly Roundup: Jan. 27-Feb. 3, 2023

united nations - Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this ...

Gun Violence Puts Young Americans at Risk

washington - America's urban youth may not live in war zones, but some face staggering death rates from gun violence ...

Wikimedia foundation urges Pakistan telecommunications authority to restore access

California [US], February 4 (ANI): The Wikimedia fundation, best known as the hosting platform for 'Wikipedia', has urged the Pakistan ...

World Cancer Day: WHO calls for intensified action for prevention, early detection of cancer

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): World Health Organisation has called for intensified action across the South-East Asia Region to ...

MHA seeks nomination from police, armed forces, agencies for UNPOL 2023 Women Command Development Courses

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought nominations from all police forces across the ...

Haitians Seen Crowding Into Migration Centers Seeking Passports To US

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - Haitians desperate for passports to apply for a U.S. migration program crowded local migration centers, according to ...

US media, politicians using balloon incident "to smear China", says Beijing

Beijing [China], February 4 (ANI): Beijing on Saturday said that US media and politicians have "hyped up" the balloon incident ...

ASEAN Ministers Urge Reduced Violence, Dialogue in Myanmar

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Southeast Asian foreign ministers urged Myanmar's military rulers Friday to reduce violence and allow unhindered delivery of ...

Lower your cancer risk: Celebrate World Cancer Day 2023 by adding these foods to your diet

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): People across the world need to be aware of nutrition and other lifestyle changes ...

World Cancer Day 2023: Five celebrities who have helped to raise awareness about cancer

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): World Cancer Day is annually observed on February 4 to spread awareness about cancer ...

US-China war by 2025: A self-fulfilling prophecy

When a general predicts inevitable conflict, he risks inviting pre-emptive attacksAmerican Four-Star General Mike Minihan, head of the US Air ...

G7 Agree to Price Cap for Refined Russian Oil

The Group of Seven industrialized countries agreed Friday on a price cap for refined Russian oil exports.U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet ...

Pentagon: Another Chinese Balloon Spotted Over Latin America

The U.S. Defense Department said Friday another Chinese surveillance balloon is sailing over Latin America, two days after a similar ...

PVL Season 2: Defending champions Kolkata Thunderbolts face Bengaluru Torpedoes in opener

Bengaluru (Karnataka)[India], February 4 (ANI): Prime Volleyball League season 2 is all set to kick off in Bengaluru as defending ...

India's green energy focus in sync with ongoing G20 Presidency

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): Keeping pace with the green energy focus of the world and reducing its carbon ...

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar gets 21-month doping ban

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has been suspended for 21 months for the use of ...

Memory of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics lives on

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- Saturday marks the anniversary of the opening of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, as ...

Kurt Kitayama takes narrow lead at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Kurt Kitayama made two late birdies to slide into the lead at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Friday in Pebble ...

New study sheds light on how 'Earth's thermostat' regulates climate

Washington [US], February 4 (ANI): Weathering is the process by which rocks, rain, and carbon dioxide help govern the Earth's ...

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As stocks and bonds suffer, Norway wealth fund sees record losses

OSLO, Norway: Ending a three-year run of profits as stock and bond prices were hit by rising inflation and Russia's ...

Historic unemployment low fails to deter profit-takers, Nasdaq sheds 194 points

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to stem profit-taking on the major U.S. bourses on Friday, while ...

US concerned over rights at Mexico auto factory, seeks corrections

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US has again asked Mexico to investigate claims that workers at an auto parts facility of American ...

US Justice Dept. investigating Tesla claims on self-driving autos

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tesla confirmed this week that the US Justice Department has requested documents related to its Full Self-Driving and ...

At 10.5 million vehicles sold, Toyota is top automaker in 2022

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022, maintaining its position as the world's top-selling ...

Nasdaq Composite jumps more than 3 percent on Meta surge

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks had a hay day Thursday with Facebook parent Meta rocketing up nearly 30 ...

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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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