Mon, 23 May 2022

US Senate to vote on resolution urging probe of beef price fixing

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds have introduced a bipartisan resolution requesting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...

Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

EU heads tell Ukraine military supplies will continue

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the bloc would ensure Ukraine that it has ...

Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

Heavy rain, thunderstorm hit Delhi, flight operations affected

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Flight operations at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport were affected on Monday morning ...

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia's new prime minister

Canberra [Australia], May 23 (ANI): Australia's Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese was sworn in as the country's new prime minister ...

Cannes Favorite Returns to Show Horror of 'Human Animals'

Cannes, France - One of Eastern Europe's most acclaimed filmmakers, Romania's Cristian Mungiu, is back at the Cannes Film Festival ...

Explainer: Why Will Russia's Ukraine War Affect Wimbledon

The usual trophies and prize money will be on the line for Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek and other top players ...

Malawi Faces Shortages of Foreign Exchange Currency

Blanyre, Malawi - Malawi is facing acute shortages of foreign exchange currency, forcing two international airlines to suspend some of ...

Justin Thomas wins playoff to claim second PGA Championship

Justin Thomas birdied the first two holes of a three-hole aggregate playoff to win the PGA Championship for the second ...

Woody Harrelson to reunite with filmmaker Ruben Ostlund for 'The Entertainment System is Down'

Washington [US], May 23 (ANI): Hollywood actor Woody Harrelson is all set to reteam with director Ruben Ostlund for his ...

Belgium become first country to introduce compulsory monkeypox quarantine

Brussels [Belgium], May 23 (ANI): Belgium has become the first country to make the 21-day quarantine compulsory for the monkeypox ...

'Bread on Uncle Milad's Table' wins 2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

ABU DHABI, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- ''Bread on Uncle Milad's Table'' by Libyan debut novelist Mohamed Alnaas was announced ...

Climate to Conflict, Davos' Post-COVID Return Has Full Plate

Davos, Switzerland - Davos - the hub of an elite annual gathering in the Swiss Alps - is back, more ...

'A Long Journey': Volunteers From Belarus Fight for Ukraine

Warsaw - One is a restaurateur who fled Belarus when he learned he was about to be arrested for criticizing ...

African Union Chief Announces Visits to Moscow, Kyiv

Dakar, Senegal - Senegalese President Macky Sall said Sunday he would travel to Russia and Ukraine soon on behalf of ...

International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries explores impacts of social media

ABU DHABI, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- The first International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries held today a ...

COVID Pandemic, Ukraine War Color WHO International Meeting

Geneva - The Ukraine war, with disease and destruction following in its wake, loomed large Sunday as the WHO convened ...

Taiwan Not Included in Launch of New Biden Indo-Pacific Pact

Tokyo - President Joe Biden on Monday is expected to come out with a list of places that will join ...

Biden in Japan for Economic Talks, New US-Asia Trade Deal

U.S. President Joe Biden has arrived in Japan on the second leg of his first trip to Asia as president.Biden ...

Pakistani Ex-PM Khan Calls for Anti-Government March in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD - Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan announced Sunday he would lead a massive anti-government 'peaceful march' on the ...

Taliban leader says women should be provided with their rights based on Afghan culture, Islamic values

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 23 (ANI): Taliban's senior leader Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai came out in support of women's education rights ...

3 big issues in higher education demand the new government's attention

Higher education did not figure prominently in the election campaign. The biggest issues facing the sector, in particular the arts, ...

'It was a human endurance contest': 'Batman' producer on journey to bring 'Dark Knight' to big screen

By Archana PrasadNew Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Michael Uslan, the American producer who has produced 'Batman' films and is ...

Somalia's New President Faces Familiar Political, Security Challenges

Mogadishu, Somalia - Somalia's new president is starting his four-year term facing familiar top issues such as the country's political ...

OG wins ESL One Stockholm

Faced with the prospect of having to win six straight tournament matches after an opening-round loss, OG never blinked, as ...

US flies in military planeload of German baby formula

A military aircraft arrived in Indiana with over 70,000lb of formula amid an ongoing shortageThe US military has flown a ...

Polish President: Only Ukraine Should Decide Its Future

Polish President Andrzej Duda addressed the Ukrainian parliament Sunday, rebuffing suggestions that Kyiv should cede part of its territory to ...

Fatal heart rhythm disorder linked to air-pollution: Study

Brussels [Belgium], May 23 (ANI): Arrhythmias are life-threatening and occur very commonly on days with highly polluted air (ESC), according ...

Museveni's first son Muhoozi: clear signals of a succession plan in Uganda

On 8 March 2022, Ugandan politics was sent into a spin by 49 words tweeted by President Yoweri Museveni's only ...

French Open: Felix Auger Aliassime downs Varillas to advance into R2

Paris [France], May 22 (ANI): Felix Auger Aliassime of Canada on Sunday defeated Peruvian qualifier Juan Pablo Varillas in the ...

Afghanistan: Taliban issues 15 Article Bill over return of political, military figures

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): The Taliban Return and Communications with Former Afghan Officials and Political Figures Commission has released ...

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Mercedes to install lighter batteries with 20-40% power boost

STUTTGART, Germany: Beginning in 2025, Mercedes-Benz will incorporate a new, highly energy-dense battery in its G-Class electric vehicles, potentially solving ...

Recession feared by as UK faces highest inflation in 40 years

LONDON, England: UK prices are rising at their fastest rate in 40 years, as higher energy bills are changing spending ...

Target reports profits down 52%, shares down 25%

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: Amidst the rising costs of essentials, such as fuel and food, and the rapid return by consumers to ...

German Allianz pays $6 billion in fraud case, officials plead guilty

WASHINGTON D.C.: After its U.S. asset management unit pleaded guilty to criminal securities fraud after the collapse of a group ...

Court rules unconstitutional California law requiring women on boards

SACRAMENTO, California: In another blow to the state's push to diversify corporate leadership, a California court judge has ruled that ...

Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...

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