Tue, 13 Apr 2021

Infections, deaths drop 60 percent in UK due to vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON, England: Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have dropped some 60 percent in March in Britain, as the nationwide ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

Turkey arrest former admirals who pan Erdoan's "crazy" canal project

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean ...

23% of U.S. elderly need to be vaccinated, says White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has voiced concern over the slowing pace of senior citizens, aged 65 and older, who ...

To date, Italy has suffered 3.75 million cases of Covid, says official

ROME, Italy: As Covid-19 rages throughout Europe, Italy recorded 344 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday and 718 the day before. However, ...

China maintains pressure on Taiwan with air incursions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: China has again sent fighter jets into Taiwan's air defense zone, causing Taiwan to launch its own jets ...

Italian demonstrators gather at parliament, block roads over lockdown

ROME, Italy: Italian restaurant owners clashed with police earlier this week during a demonstration outside Parliament in Rome, as they ...

EU medical official says link between AstraZeneca and blood clots

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A senior European medical official has said that there is a "clear link" between the use of the ...

EU report sees majority vaccinated in June, eastern countries later

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The majority of European Union nations will have enough Covid vaccinations to inoculate over 55 percent of their ...

Why China's attempts to stifle foreign media criticism are likely to fail

When China's ambassador to Australia, Cheng Jingye, summoned journalists to the Chinese embassy last week, this was not an occasion ...

Japanese bow, Scots Bob and Welshman on one leg: golf talking points

The first men's major of 2021 dominates golf talking points this week:Take a bowHideki Matsuyama had tears in his eyes ...

4 SA-born players named in Japan rugby squad

Four South African-born players have been named in Japan's extended training squad ahead of the 2021 Test season.Loose forwards Wimpie ...

Stellenbosch language debate: A response to Leon Schreiber

The DA is at it again with cheap politicking and point-scoring, seen in the recent piece penned by Dr Leon ...

Japan to Start Releasing Fukushima Water into Sea in 2 Years

TOKYO - Japan's government decided Tuesday to start releasing massive amounts of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear ...

Tweaked COVID-19 Vaccines in Testing Aim to Fend Off Variants

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine. This time, the shots have ...

Pentagon Chief Orders Review of Deadly 2020 Attack in Kenya

BERLIN - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday ordered an Army review of an investigation into a January 2020 ...

Australia's island state to get first int'l flight service

Sydney [Australia], April 13 (ANI/Xinhua): The Australian island state of Tasmania is set to get its first regular international flight ...

China's foreign trade up 29.2 pct in Q1

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 13 (Xinhua) -- China's total goods imports and exports surged 29.2 percent year on ...

Chairman of British Sikh Association extends Baisakhi wish

London [UK], April 13 (ANI): While extending greetings on the occasion of Baisakhi, Lord Rami Ranger, Chairman of the British ...

Collin Morikawa: PGA defense 'a big star on my calendar'

Collin Morikawa finished off his tie for 18th at the Masters on Sunday and headed to South Carolina, site of ...

Maxwell talks about his stint in IPL

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 13 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has said that the 2014 Indian ...

As COVID cases rise, countries ban international flights

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): The Government of India's plan to restart the schedule of international flights ...

Chaitra Navratri 2021: Delicious, easy-to-make dishes

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): Chaitra Navratri or Vasant Navratri, which is just around the corner, is celebrated during ...

US backs Japan over release of contaminated plant water

Washington [US], April 13 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) extended support to Japan in its decision to ...

Campden Family Connect completes five years in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Campden Family Connect (CFC), a pre-eminent global membership network which caters to India's ...

Study links early cannabis use to heart disease

Guelph [Canada], April 13 (ANI): Smoking cannabis at a younger age may increase the risk of developing heart disease later ...

Why some of us are hungry all the time

London [UK], April 13 (ANI): New research shows that people who experience big dips in blood sugar levels, several hours ...

China among Canada's chief national security concerns: Repo

Ottawa [Canada], April 13 (ANI): China is one of Canada's chief national security concerns, the country's National Security and Intelligence ...

2022 Olympics boycott over Uyghur 'genocide' premature: US

Washington [US], April 13 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington would ensure that the world takes ...

Legarda files Bill on Ecosystem and Natural Capital Accounting

CALOOCAN CITY, April 13 (PIA) -- Three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda, filed a bill seeking to develop and ...

Innovations for industry will emerge from J-K in post-COVID

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 13 (ANI): Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha on Monday said that ...

VP Naidu calls for ending gender discrimination in society

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday called for ending every form of gender ...

Blinken Heads Back to Brussels as Afghanistan Decision Looms

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken headed to Brussels Monday evening for his second trip within weeks to ...

India becomes 60th country to authorise Sputnik V vaccine

Moscow [Russia], April 13 (ANI): India has become the 60th country to authorize the use of the Russian Sputnik V ...

G-7 demands Russia to stop 'provocations' on Ukraine

Paris [France], April 13 (ANI): The Group of 7 foreign ministers on Monday called on Russia to "cease its provocations" ...

COVID-19 'pandemic long from over': WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], April 13 (ANI): There have been now seven consecutive weeks of increasing Covid-19 cases and four weeks of ...

By sabotaging Iran's nuclear program, Israel sabotaged world peace

Pentagon chief Austin's visit to Israel serves as a stark reminder that regardless of stated US policy goals, Israel almost ...

Britain dives back into normal life as India battles new surge

Britons enjoyed some freedom after lockdowns were eased.Meanwhile, India has recorded more than 168 000 cases in a single day.The ...

NFT performance art: Corporations could capitalize on protest

Russian artist Petr Davydtchenko made what what he claims was the first performance art NFT in February. According to an ...

Resistance to raising the minimum wage reflects obsolete economic thinking

Fewer than 2% of Australian employees work for the minimum wage (now $19.84 an hour). But the federal Fair Work ...

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Bill would spend millions to ensure U.S. tech superiority over China

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will conduct hearings this week on a bipartisan bill aimed at boosting programs ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

Hwy 1 at world famous Big Sur to reopen after landslide

BIG SUR, California: Following a two month closure of California's famed Highway 1 along scenic Big Sur, the roadway is ...

After ruling to keep cruise industry shut, Florida sues U.S.

TAMPA, Florida: The state of Florida has filed suit to block a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to ...

Turkey arrest former admirals who pan Erdoan's "crazy" canal project

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean ...

23% of U.S. elderly need to be vaccinated, says White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has voiced concern over the slowing pace of senior citizens, aged 65 and older, who ...

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