Tue, 31 Jan 2023

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 ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US says lead levels too high in baby food, orders reduction

WASHINGTON D.C.: This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed significant limits on levels of lead in processed ...

Finland, Sweden expected to quickly join NATO

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Finland and Sweden are prepared to join the NATO alliance, the U.S. State Department announced this week.The move ...

US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

IMF projects Indian economy to grow 6.1 pc in 2023; global growth to dip to 2.9 pc

New Delhi [India], January 31 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday released the January update of its World ...

Virat, Anushka take spiritual break in Rishikesh ahead of Test series against Australia, see pics

Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) [India], January 31 (ANI): Ahead of India's Test series against Australia, cricketer Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka ...

Asia Album: Digital fair in Bangladesh

© Provided by Xinhua DHAKA, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- A three-day "Digital Bangladesh Mela (expo) 2023" was held in Dhaka's ...

NSA Ajit Doval, US NSC Jake Sullivan , Secretary Raimondo participate in U.S.-INDIA Track 1.5 Strategic Dialogue

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], January 31 (ANI): National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Tuesday participated in a Track 1.5 event ...

Pakistan's stock market plunges amid blast in NW Peshawar city

© Provided by Xinhua ISLAMABAD, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- The Pakistan Stock Exchange significantly plunged by nearly 600 points in ...

UNGA President arrives Bengaluru, interacts with academics at Indian Institute of Science

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 31 (ANI): United Nations General Assembly President Csaba Korosi arrived in Bengaluru and interacted with the ...

IMF team arrives Pakistan to discuss ninth review

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 31 (ANI): A team from the International Monetary Fund arrived in Islamabad to discuss the ninth review ...

Priyanka Chopra finally reveals daughter Malti Marie's face; Photos inside

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): Priyanka Chopra has finally revealed her daughter Malti Marie's face!The actor recently attended an event ...

Budget 2023: Growers want apples put under special category, seek subsidies on fertilisers

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], January 31 (ANI): Apple growers and other horticulturists in Himachal Pradesh said they were hopeful of ...

Biden to End COVID-19 Emergency Declarations on May 11

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden informed Congress on Monday that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 ...

US General's Bellicose China Memo Highlights Civilian-Military Divide

A controversial memo from a U.S. Air Force general predicting war with China in 2025 may reflect a growing disconnect ...

Michael Jackson's nephew all set to star in his biopic 'Michael'

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): Jaafar Jackson is all set to play his uncle Michael Jackson in the upcoming biopic ...

US Representatives introduce Bill promoting Taiwan's IMF membership

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): The United States House of Representatives introduced a Bill calling on Washington to support Taiwan's ...

NDC delegation calls on Punjab Chief Secretary Vijay Kumar Janjua

Chandigarh [India], January 31 (ANI): The delegation of the 63rd course of National Defence College (NDC), New Delhi, led by ...

Pak Defence Minister accuses Imran Khan of taking country into bloodshed

Sialkot [Pakistan], January 31 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Sunday accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo Imran ...

Global Guinea Worm Infections Continue Downward Trend

chicago - In the 1980s, more than 3 million people worldwide were infected with Guinea worm. At the end of ...

US President Joe Biden 'not sure' about his trip to Europe

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Monday said that he was "not sure" about his trip ...

US President says 'no' to sending F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine

Washington [US], January 31 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Monday said America will not send the F16 fighter jets ...

Ukraine will never retake Crimea EU state's president

Sending weaponry to Kiev only prolongs the conflict and risks escalation, Croatia's Zoran Milanovic has arguedIncreasingly lethal military aid to ...

Humanitarians Await Taliban 'Guidelines' on Women Aid Workers

New York - The U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday that he is awaiting a list of guidelines from Taliban authorities ...

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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 ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

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