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Russian TV protester flees from home arrest, now wanted fugitive

MOSCOW, Russia: After her on-air protest against Russia's invasion of Ukraine, TV journalist Marina Ovsyannikova has been placed on Moscow's ...

US prepares to send more HIMARS missiles to Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a $625 million package, the Biden administration's next military assistance for Ukraine will include an ...

Another ambassador expelled from Nicaragua as EU representative leaves

MANAGUA, Nicaragua: European Union Ambassador Bettina Muscheidt left Nicaragua this week, three days after being declared "persona non grata" by ...

Massive culling of flocks as Europe sees worst-ever bird flu outbreak

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union's Food Safety Agency said that with nearly 50 million poultry being culled this year, Europe ...

Musk to provide Florida with Starlink satellites after Hurricane Ian

TALLAHASSEE, Florida: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Ian in areas of Southwest ...

Germany pledges to deliver advanced air defense system to Ukraine

ODESSA, Kyiv: During an unannounced visit to Odessa, German defense minister Christine Lambrecht said Germany will deliver to Ukraine the ...

Cubans take to street to voice frustrations over ongoing power outage

HAVANA, Cuba: Three days after Hurricane Ian knocked out electricity throughout Cuba, protests broke out for a second night in ...

Florida's Sanibel Island being evacuated after hurricane devastation

FORT MYERS, Florida: Areas within Lee County, including Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, Florida, were devastated by winds, rains and ...

Survey reports 66% of US adults say no to Covid boosters

LOS ANGELES, California: A survey conducted by health policy nonprofit organization Kaiser Family Foundation reported that some two-thirds of American ...

US to purchase $1.1 billion in arms for Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: Pentagon officials have announced that an arms package has been approved for Ukraine worth $1.1 billion, which includes ...

Czech begins detaining migrants at 27 Slovak border crossings

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Czech police detained a van carrying 15 illegal migrants on October 1, after renewing border checks following ...

US acts to reduce risks from space debris

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 4-0 last week to enforce new rules to address the issue of ...

Prosecutors to decide on charging actor Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico: New Mexico district attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies has said that actor Alec Baldwin and up to four others ...

US again returning money to victims of Bernie Madoff, 88% recovered

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that after nearly 14 years, the victims of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi ...

India joins US, UK in condemning North Korea's ballistic missile launch

New York [US], October 7 (ANI): Joining the US, France and the UK, India also strongly condemned North Korea's ballistic ...

EU adopts fresh sanctions against Russia over annexation of 4 Ukrainian territories

Brussels [Belgium], October 7 (ANI): The European Union (EU) on Thursday (local time) adopted its latest package of sanctions against ...

Saudi Arabia hikes oil prices for US Bloomberg

American customers will pay more for deliveries, while prices in Asia remain unchangedState-controlled Saudi Aramco has raised its November official ...

Zelensky's spokesman explains preemptive strike remark

The Ukrainian president didn?t urge NATO to attack Russia with nuclear weapons, he pointed outUkrainian President Vladimir Zelensky's call for ...

Russia's Rublev powers on at Kazakh showpiece

The world number nine faced little resistance against France's Adrian MannarinoAndrey Rublev made light work of French rival Adrian Mannarino ...

Solomons PM Tells Australia No Chinese Military Presence

Sydney - Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said Friday he has assured Australia that his nation will not allow ...

How NOT to visit the Hermitage: 3 bad tips

A visit to Russia's main museum could become a real nightmare. And, if you follow the "tips" below, we guarantee ...

10 GREATEST pieces of Russian classical music (you should know!)

You've probably heard all of these classic melodies, because they're all too well known all over the world. But now ...

Women's Asia Cup: Pakistan skipper Bismah Maroof wins toss, opts to bat against arch-rival India

Sylhet [Bangladesh], October 7 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Bismah Maroof won the toss and opted to bat against arch-rival India in ...

Researchers find domestication history of bananas that reveals mystery ancestors

Washington [US], October 7 (ANI): People on the island of New Guinea are said to have cultivated bananas 7,000 years ...

Opportunity to unearth a new champion: Ravi Shastri on Jasprit Bumrah's injury ahead of T20 World Cup

New Delhi [India], October 7 (ANI): Former India head coach Ravi Shastri believes even without Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja ...

How philosophy turned into physics - and reality turned into information

The Nobel Prize in physics this year has been awarded "for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell ...

Saudi Arabia changes oil prices for US market Bloomberg

Prices for the US were hiked, while those for Asia remained unchangedState-controlled Saudi Aramco has raised its November official selling ...

Emma Raducanu withdraws from Transylvania Open due to injury

Bucharest [Romania], October 7 (ANI): The 2021 US Open winner Emma Raducanu has withdrawn from next week's Transylvania Open due ...

US Strikes IS Leadership Twice in 24 Hours

washington - A weakened and wary Islamic State terror group suffered a new round of setbacks when U.S. forces targeted ...

Risk of Armageddon Highest Since 1962, Biden Says

The risk of Armageddon is the highest it has been since the early 1960s, President Joe Biden said Thursday night ...

New Zealand all-rounder Daryl Mitchell ruled out of T20 Tri-Series with fractured hand

Wellington [New Zealand], October 7 (ANI): Two weeks before the T20 World Cup, New Zealand suffered a major injury blow ...

South Africa to host Netherlands, England for ODIs in 2023

Cape Town [South Africa], October 7 (ANI): South Africa will complete their 2023 ODI World Cup qualification cycle with five ...

World Cotton day 2022: History, significance, theme

Washington [US], October 7 (ANI): One of the most widely used plant products globally is cotton, specifically cotton fibre and ...

PCB launches four-team Women's T20 League, to run alongside PSL 2023

Karachi [Pakistan], October 7 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced the start of a Women's T20 League, ...

UK Labour leader Keir Starmer calls out Hinduphobia

London [UK], October 7 (ANI): UK Labour Party chief Keir Starmer called out Hinduphobia and said the Hindu community is ...

RS Dy Chairman Harivansh meets his S Korean counterpart on sidelines of G20 Parliamentary Speakers' Summit in Jakarta

Jakarta [Indonesia], October 7 (ANI): Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Harivansh met his South Korean counterpart, Kim Young Joo, in ...

Bavuma has done a splendid job: Keshav Maharaj praises SA captain after win against India

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 7(ANI): South Africa bowler Keshav Maharaj heaped praise on Temba Bavuma as the Proteas managed ...

2 female Indian students win prestigious Victorian Premier's Award

Canberra [Australia], October 7 (ANI): Two female Indian students in Australia - Divyangana Sharma and Ritika Saxena - have won ...

Taiwan has continued to strengthen its self-defense

New Delhi [India], October 6 (ANI): Although confronted by unceasing cross-strait military intimidation and grey-zone threats, Taiwan has continued to ...

Xi Jinping's quest to extend his reign grows stronger

Beijing [China], October 6 (ANI): As the 20th National Party Congress is set to take place in mid-October, Xi Jinping ...

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Asian stocks in retreat, Australian All Ordinaries declines 57 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia continued to slide on Friday.The Australian All Ordinaries fell 57.40 points or ...

US sees cooler job market in August with fewer jobs available

WASHINGTON D.C.: In August, U.S. job openings fell by the highest level in nearly two and a half years, indicating ...

U.S. stocks hit the skids, Nasdaq drops 76 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks traded lower on Thursday, extending losses from Wednesday which followed a two-day bounce. ...

Daily passenger limits to end at London's Heathrow

LONDON, England: After limiting the number of passenger departures since July to prevent long queues, baggage delays and flight cancellations, ...

GM out paces Toyota in third quarter sales by 80,000 cars

DETROIT, Michigan: Amidst concerns about a drop in car sales, statistics released this week reported that General Motors outsold Japanese ...

Asian stock markets divided, Australian shares finish flat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were directionless Thursday as investors were decidedly restless following major gains earlier in ...

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