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Turkish journalist jailed before trial for insulting Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey: A Turkish journalist has been arrested for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Journalist Sedef Kabas ...

French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

After becoming oldest living man, Spaniard dies at 112

LEON, Spain: Saturnino de la Fuente Garca, believed to be the world's oldest man, died on January 18 at age ...

Drones in Sweden reported over nuclear plants, palace

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Sweden's security service is investigating drone sightings reported over key Swedish sites, including nuclear plants.Sightings were reported at ...

Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

Global Council for Tolerance and Peace calls on international community to put stop to Houthi militia

ABU DHABI, 24th January 2022 (WAM) - The Global Council for Tolerance and Peace has strongly condemned the recurring terror ...

Global Council for Tolerance and Peace calls on international to put stop to Houthi militia

ABU DHABI, 24th January 2022 (WAM) - The Global Council for Tolerance and Peace has strongly condemned the recurring terror ...

Wisconsin's Johnny Davis new Wooden Award favorite

Wisconsin coach Greg Gard said he knew Badgers guard Johnny Davis was poised for a breakout sophomore season after watching ...

WHO Chief: World Will Live with COVID for Foreseeable Future

GENEVA - The head of the World Health Organization warned Monday that COVID-19 will be around for the foreseeable future, ...

UN asks Taliban to probe issue of missing Afghan women activists

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 25 (ANI): The UN's top envoy in Afghanistan met Taliban's interior minister Sirajuddin Haqqani in Kabul on ...

India to face South Korea in semi-final of women's Asia Cup after drubbing Singapore 9-1

Muscat [Oman], January 25 (ANI): Following their 0-2 defeat against Japan, the Indian women's hockey team bounced back in style ...

Russian Markets Plunge as War Fears Mount

The Russian stock market took a dive Monday as war fears triggered a massive sell-off, with tens of billions of ...

Pakistan Swears in First Female Supreme Court Judge

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan swore in its first woman Supreme Court judge Monday in what is being hailed as a landmark ...

Beijing Winter Olympic teams register 1st case of COVID-19

Beijing [China], January 24 (ANI): Beijing Winter Olympics reported the first case of COVID-19 among national team members that entered ...

Columbus Crew sign veteran D Milos Degenek

The Columbus Crew signed veteran defender Milos Degenek of Australia through the 2023 season. The deal announced Monday for the ...

Meat Loaf - a complicated musical giant

Ridiculed by critics and custodians of cool, Meat Loaf's bombastic performances were loved by millions, providing the soundtrack to the ...

Sporting KC acquire winger Marinos Tzionis

Sporting Kansas City announced the acquisition Monday of 20-year-old winger Marinos Tzionis. He arrived in a transfer from Omonia Nicosia ...

Joe Biden: a report card on the US president's first year in office

When Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th US president in January 2021, 51.3% of American voters heaved a ...

Curious Kids: will time ever stop?

Will time ever stop? - Casandra, aged 11, Epsom, UKTime began when the universe did. How - and if - ...

The pandemic exposed the vulnerability of international students in Canada

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, students in Canadian universities and colleges faced many challenges. Classes moved online, ...

Who's to blame in the Ukraine-Russia standoff? It depends on perspective

In the West, the current standoff between Ukraine and Russia has typically been presented as one in which a righteous ...

America is in danger of having more rivals than it can handle

As the Ukraine crisis rolls on, there is a growing fear among Western commentators and foreign policy elites that a ...

NATO announces major new deployment

The military bloc says the move is a response to Russian posturingNATO members will order more fleets and fighter planes ...

Trump's social media venture becomes best-performing SPAC ever

Former president's Digital World Acquisition sparked a retail trading frenzyShares in Digital World Acquisition Corporation (DWAC), the company connected to ...

New Covid variants not far away WHO envoy

The WHO's special envoy on Covid has warned that the virus still poses a ?very serious threat? despite optimism from ...

Russian officials react to Ukraine Olympic warning over provocation

Figures from Russia have reacted to the news that Ukraine's sports minister advised athletes not to be pictured with Russian ...

Shock $20MN deal set to make boxing epic everybody wants

The big-money twist, described by Anthony Joshua as 'bullsh*t', could change the destiny of the heavyweight titleBritish boxing golden boy ...

OPEC's shrinking capacity could send oil above $100

Oil market realizing many OPEC producers may not have the capacity to boost output much furtherAs the OPEC+ group unwinds ...

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Despite losses, American Airlines optimistic about spring travel

DALLAS, Texas: American Airlines has reported losses of $931 million in the fourth quarter of 2021. Additionally, officials have said ...

Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order for 50 aircraft

PARIS, France: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has canceled a multi-billion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks Monday, ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as investors fretted over this week's meeting of the ...

Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

Crystal Cruises cancels sailings through April

HONG KONG: Crystal Cruises is suspending planned sailings of its two ocean-going ships and one expedition ship through 29th April, ...

Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee: Following a nearly 10-year court battle, after being served commercial-grade bleach instead of water at a Cracker ...

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