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No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

As Covid cases rise in France, no return to mandatory restrictions

NICE, France -As some 1,000 Frenchmen are being hospitalized daily with Covid infections, French officials have "invited" or "recommended" the ...

In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...

US flight attendant to mark 65 years serving air passengers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Bette Nash, age 86, has been named the longest serving flight attendant in the world, ...

UK parliament tells members to leave babies at home

LONDON, England: A UK parliamentary committee has told lawmakers that they may not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates.The ...

Marine, Iwo Jima veteran, dies; last WW2 US Medal of Honor recipient

WASHINGTON D.C.: Hershel "Woody" Williams, the final surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War Two, has died at a ...

Norwegian cruise cancels voyage after ship strikes small iceberg

SEATTLE, Washington: A Norwegian cruise liner has canceled its sailing and returned to port after damage was discovered following its ...

US sanctions causes 90 percent drop in chips sent to Russia

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has said that since the U.S. and its allies imposed sanctions on Moscow ...

Tokyo suffers through heatwave, worst since 1875

Tokyo, Japan: On June 28, Japan baked under intense heat for a fourth successive day, with temperatures breaking nearly 150-year-old ...

Law allowing non-citizens to vote ruled unconstitutional in New York

ALBANY, New York: A New York state judge has struck down a recent law giving 800,000 non-citizen New York City ...

Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...

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 ...

Euro Slumps to Two-Decade Low as Recession Fears Bite

London - The euro slumped to a two-decade low on Tuesday as the latest surge in European gas prices added ...

Russia warns of fate of Western arms sent to Ukraine

A number of the weapons end up in the Middle East and on the black market, Russian Defense Minister Sergey ...

EU power prices hit all-time high FT

Electricity prices have quadrupled due to soaring gas costs, the Financial Times reportsElectricity prices in Europe have hit their highest ...

Why do kids have to go to school?

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

ENG vs IND: Root-Bairstow help hosts pull off their most successful run chase in Tests, series ends in draw

Edgbaston [UK], July 5 (ANI): A 269-run partnership between Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow helped England create history, with the ...

Virender Sehwag, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan to play in Legends League Cricket

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): After the success of season 1, Legends League Cricket is back with the second ...

SL's Angelo Mathews recovers from COVID-19, available for 2nd Test against Aus

Galle [Sri Lanka], July 5 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews has recovered from COVID-19 and will be rejoining ...

Sri Lanka's PM Wickremesinghe challenges JVP leader Dissanayake to revive country's economy in 6 months

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday challenged Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader ...

Australia: AUTWA stages protest on Urumqi Massacre's 13th anniversary, demands ban on Uyghur forced labour products

Adelaide [Australia], July 5 (ANI): Members of the Australian Uyghur Tangritagh Women's Association (AUTWA) on Tuesday protested outside the Rundle ...

NATO Signs Accession Protocols for Finland, Sweden

NATO members on Tuesday signed the accession protocols for Finland and Sweden to join the military alliance.Both countries submitted their ...

India drawn in Group D of FIFAe Nations Cup 2022

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): India have been drawn in Group D of FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 alongside Netherlands, ...

Cities: how urban design can make people less likely to use public spaces

Urban beautification campaigns are usually sold to local residents as a way to improve their daily lives. Design elements - ...

Module 2 of AFC Pro Diploma Course gets underway

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): The second Module of the AFC Pro Diploma Course began on Monday, July 4, ...

Anurag Thakur visits SAI's Calicut Centre to interact with athletes

Calicut (Kerala) [India], July 5 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur ...

Argentina's new economy minister sworn in

Buenos Aires [Argentina], July 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Silvina Batakis was sworn in on Monday as the new Argentine minister of economy ...

Suniel Shetty to play 'Thalaiva' in debut series 'Dharavi Bank'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 5 (ANI): Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty is all set to mark his OTT debut with MX ...

Russia Turns Focus to Ukraine's Donetsk Province

Britain's defense ministry said Tuesday it expects Russia to use the same tactics it employed to seize virtually all of ...

NATO to Sign Accession Protocols for Finland, Sweden

NATO members on Tuesday are due to sign the accession protocols for Finland and Sweden to join the military alliance.Both ...

In talks with IMF, Sri Lanka is participating as bankrupt country: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that the island country is ...

Nazi scandal Ukrainian envoy to leave Germany media

Kiev reportedly plans to recall its outspoken ambassador to Germany, Andrey MelnikKiev's strident ambassador to Berlin, Andrey Melnik, might be ...

Discomforted Chinese nationals under Xi Jinping's oppressive governance seeking asylum abroad

Beijing [China], July 5 (ANI): China has reported an alarming increase in the number of people seeking asylum abroad after ...

Teaser of Alia Bhatt's 'Darlings' out, film to release on August 5

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 5 (ANI): Actor Alia Bhatt does not hesitate to experiment with different movie roles. After 'Gangubai' ...

Men's T20 WC: Hong Kong's Nizakat Khan confident of his team's qualification

Sydney [Australia], July 5 (ANI): It has been six years since Hong Kong last graced the ICC Men's T20 World ...

Six including three children killed as rains lash Balochistan capital

Quetta [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Six people were killed and over a dozen others were injured in rain-related incidents in ...

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New Zealand boycotts counter-terrorism meeting co-chaired by Myanmar, Russia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand has decided not to attend an upcoming counter-terrorism meeting co-chaired by the militaries of ...

To prevent fuel price hikes, India sets windfall tax on oil producers

NEW DELHI, India: As the Indian government aims to increase local fuel supplies to meet rising demand and boost federal ...

Indian hospital treats chemotherapy patients on road after floods

ASSAM, India: During this week's heavy rains, which caused the region's worst floods in years, staff at the Cachar Cancer ...

Rupee slumps to new record low of 79.38 against US dollar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 5 (ANI): The Indian rupee slumped to a new record low of 79.38 against the US ...

Delhi HC refuses to vacate stay granted in matter related to promises of Delhi CM to pay rents of poor tenants

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to vacate the stay granted in an appeal ...

WATCH: Ranveer Singh speaks Konkani; Deepika's reaction will make you go aww!

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 5 (ANI): Is there anything Ranveer Singh cannot do? Well, we think not! From pulling off ...

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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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