Mon, 08 Mar 2021

Using cruise missiles and drones, Houthis strike Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels have carried out missile and drone strikes on a Saudi military base and an oil facility, expanding ...

In policy shift, Germany to now vaccinate senior citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a change of policy, Germany has announced it will begin vaccinating those over 65 years-old, while recommending ...

U.S. politicians compromise in bid to pass $1.9 trillion relief bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: Compromising with moderates, President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten the requirements for those eligible to receive ...

375 Michigan students locked out of school due to Covid testing

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Some 375 University of Michigan students have been banned from entering school buildings because they have not ...

Macron says Paris not locked down for weekend

PARIS, France: The French government will not require residents of the Paris region to be locked down this weekend. However, ...

School collapses in central Greece earthquake, students safe

LARISSA, Greece: Central Greece was struck by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake on Wednesday, which was also felt in nearby Albania ...

Big boost seen as Merck to produce vaccines with Johnson & Johnson

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a bid to create a much greater supply of Coronavirus vaccines, the White House has announced that ...

Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...

Rally held in Taiwan to commemorate Tibet National Uprising

Taipei [Taiwan], March 8 (ANI): Hundreds of people, including dozens of Tibetans, came out on the streets of Taipei on ...

San Pablo HCWs receive first Laguna COVID-19 jab

San Pablo City District Hospital OIC Chief, Dr. Edgar Palacol, Intensive Care Unit nurse Marvic Umali, provincial pathologist Dr. Imelda ...

Myanmar: Trade Unions Call for Economic Shut Down in Protest of Junta

Trade unions in Myanmar called for a strike starting Monday in an attempt to back the anti-coup movement and pressure ...

Saudi-led Coalition Strikes Yemen's Rebel-held Capital

SANAA, YEMEN - The Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen said Sunday that it had launched a new air ...

Switzerland to ban full face coverings in public places

Bern [Switzerland], March 8 (ANI): Switzerland on Sunday (local time) narrowly voted in favour of banning full facial coverings including ...

At Dubai Airport, Travelers' Eyes Become Their Passports

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Dubai's airport, the world's busiest for international travel, can already feel surreal, with its cavernous ...

Brooks Koepka withdraws from The Players Championship

Eight-time PGA Tour winner Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the 2021 Players Championship due to a knee injury. "Brooks strained ...

India to become Aatmanirbhar in silk production in 2 years

New Delhi [India], March 8 (ANI): Union minister Smriti Irani on Sunday expressed confidence that India will become self-reliant or ...

ATP roundup: Andrey Rublev claims title in Rotterdam

Andrey Rublev of Russia recorded his fourth ATP Tour singles title in seven months on Sunday with a 7-6 (4), ...

Wise women: 6 ancient female philosophers you should know about

When we conjure up ancient philosophers the image that springs to mind might be a bald Socrates discoursing with beautiful ...

Billionaire Olivier Dassault killed in helicopter crash

Paris [France], March 8 (ANI): French billionaire and member of Parliament Olivier Dassault died on Sunday in a helicopter crash. ...

Delhi police's counter-terror structures kept capital safe

New Delhi [India], March 8 (ANI): With the global and regional terror matrix worsening by the day, the fact that ...

We want to celebrate contribution of female cops on Mar 8

New Delhi [India], March 7 (ANI): On the occasion of International Women's day this year, the Delhi Police would celebrate ...

9 women gave birth in PCR vans during lockdown

New Delhi [India], March 7 (ANI): Nine women who delivered babies in Delhi Police PCR vans during the COVID lockdown ...

DMA honours Harsh Vardhan for his outstanding service

New Delhi [India], March 7 (ANI): On the occasion of its 62nd Annual Delhi State Medical Conference (MEDICON 2021), the ...

Indians' Jose Ramirez, Franmil Reyes break virus protocols

Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez and slugger Franmil Reyes were sent home from the team's spring training facility after ...

Streets in Russia named after Americans

There are surprisingly few and there are also bridges among them. 1. Franklin Roosevelt Street - YaltaMonument to Franklin Delano ...

Pietersen stars in England Legends' win

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], March 7 (ANI): England Legends captain Kevin Pietersen stole the show in the low-scoring match as they ...

Pope Francis Encourages Iraq's Christians to Forgive and Rebuild

AMMAN - Pope Francis Sunday visited Christian communities in Iraq's north, where the Islamic State group carried out its worst ...

Report: Cubs RHP Pedro Strop held out as precaution

Chicago Cubs right-hander Pedro Strop is staying away from the team after allegedly violating COVID-19 protocols, according to a report ...

Woman sets world record by rappelling down blindfolded

Kancheepuram (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 7 (ANI): A 32-year-old-woman and mother of two daughters made a world record by rappelling ...

Elina Svitolina says drop in prize money hits her motivation

Ukrainian world No 5 Elina Svitolina said the drop in WTA prize money has reduced her motivation at some events ...

Absa Deputy CEO Peter Matlare has died from Covid-19 complications

Well-known businessman Peter Matlare, the deputy chief executive officer of Absa, has died from Covid-19 complications.Matlare had a storied business ...

Opposition Claims Victory as Ivory Coast Counts Votes

ABDIJAN, IVORY COAST - Ivory Coast's main opposition party on Sunday claimed victory in a legislative election in the West ...

PSL 6: Independent fact-finding panel named

Lahore [Pakistan], March 7 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Sunday named an independent fact-finding panel that will review the ...

Update: China will always support developing countries: FM

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- China will always support developing countries, State Councilor and Foreign Minister ...

BCCI invites bids for construction services at NCA

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], March 7 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday invited bids for ...

Ashwin, Axar made life hard for us, says Silverwood

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], March 7 (ANI): After losing the Test series against India, England coach Chris Silverwood praised opposition's spinners ...

Guyana receives 80,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from India

Georgetown [Guyana], March 7 (ANI): Guyana on Sunday received 80,000 doses of Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme. ...

2022 Winter Olympics will help Beijing 'sportwash' its human rights record

Canada's Parliament recently passed a non-binding resolution declaring the treatment of the Uyghur minority in China's Xinjiang province an act ...

Swiss Vote on So-Called Burka Ban

GENEVA - Swiss citizens vote Sunday on whether to prohibit women from wearing full facial coverings in public, a controversial ...

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Iceland records 18,000 earthquakes in past week

REYKJAVIK, ICELAND - The volatile islands of Iceland have experienced unusual seismic activity in the past week, with over 18,000 ...

Using cruise missiles and drones, Houthis strike Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels have carried out missile and drone strikes on a Saudi military base and an oil facility, expanding ...

In policy shift, Germany to now vaccinate senior citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a change of policy, Germany has announced it will begin vaccinating those over 65 years-old, while recommending ...

U.S. politicians compromise in bid to pass $1.9 trillion relief bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: Compromising with moderates, President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten the requirements for those eligible to receive ...

375 Michigan students locked out of school due to Covid testing

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Some 375 University of Michigan students have been banned from entering school buildings because they have not ...

Macron says Paris not locked down for weekend

PARIS, France: The French government will not require residents of the Paris region to be locked down this weekend. However, ...

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