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Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...

Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...

El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Hungarian Parliament Approves Referendum On LGBT Issues

Hungary's parliament has passed a resolution authorizing the government to hold a national referendum on LGBT issues, putting the right-wing ...

Czech Police Detain Belarusian Soccer Chief

Czech police have detained the chairman of the Football Federation of Belarus for illegally entering the country, local media report.Uladzimer ...

In Burkina Faso healthcare is free only for some: why this is a problem

Maternal and child mortality remains a major public health problem in low- and middle-income countries. The rates are especially worrying ...

What's in store for Gambians as they gear up for hotly contested poll

Gambians will shortly go to the polls to elect a new president in the country's ninth direct presidential election, of ...

Advertising in the pandemic: how companies used COVID as a marketing tool

At the start of the pandemic, consumers were bombarded with a new and hastily constructed form of advertising. In those ...

The Astroworld tragedy: A look into the messianic world of hip hop and rap

The crowd gathered at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival surged towards the front when he took to the stage, in Houston, ...

World trade reaches all-time high, but 2022 outlook uncertain: UNCTAD

Global trade is expected to be worth about $28 trillion this year - an increase of 23 per cent on ...

India provides medical, humanitarian aid to over 150 countries to deal with COVID-19: MEA

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Highlighting India's contribution in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Sanjay Bhattacharyya Secretary (CPVOIA) said ...

Moderna less effective against Omicron,says Moderna CEO

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said that existing COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be less effective ...

WHO urges countries to take 'rational' measures against Omicron

Geneva [Switzerland], November 30 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for countries to keep calm and take ...

Punjab deputy CM orders 40,000 testing daily amid possible third wave of COVID-19

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 30 (ANI): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Om Prakash Soni on Tuesday ordered 40,000 daily COVID-19 testing ...

Waukesha laid bare the vulgar tribalism of US politics

The Christmas parade massacre in little Waukesha, Wisconsin offered us all a chance to test how we respond to tragedy ...

As US mulls boycott, Putin outlines plans for Beijing Winter Olympics

Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed he expects to be at the opening of next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing. ...

Omicron found in Europe earlier than previously thought

The Omicron Covid-19 variant arrived in the Netherlands before it was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO), according ...

Russia still planning to invade Ukraine Kiev

Launching a full-blown invasion of Ukraine is still on the cards for Moscow, Kiev's foreign minister has said, after claims ...

NFT craze: How to make millions selling simple pictures online

A virtual yacht non-fungible token (NFT) has been sold for an eye-popping $650,000, but that pales in comparison to the ...

Biden & Fauci have vocal problem with Omicron

US President Joe Biden and White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci have caused concern with repeated mistakes pronouncing the ...

Piers Morgan accuses Fauci of rampant egomania

UK TV personality Piers Morgan has advised White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci to get off television and get ...

US U-turns on rebels terrorist status after 20 years

The US has formally removed the Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) from its list of foreign terrorist organizations, just after ...

Belarus may invite Russian nuclear weapons into country

Belarus? leader has said Russia should deploy atomic warheads inside his country's borders if NATO's nuclear weapons are advanced eastwards ...

Zemmour, French Far-right Pundit, Launches Presidential Run

A far-right former TV pundit with multiple hate-speech convictions officially entered the race for France's presidency on Tuesday and warned ...

CEC addresses virtual seminar on 'Story of World's Largest Democracy's Election'

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India addressed a virtual seminar on "Story of World's ...

Leftover fencing work to be completed by 2022: BSF Inspector General

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI): Border Security Force Tripura Frontier IG Sushanta Kumar Nath on Tuesday said that the ...

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US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...

To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...

U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...

Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...

Deliveries of GMC's Hummer electric pickup trucks starts December

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors will begin delivering its GMC Hummer electric pickup truck in December, according to Duncan Aldred, U.S. ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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