Mon, 29 Nov 2021

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 ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...

After opening Taiwan office, China downgrades relations with Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania: China has downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania from ambassador to charge d'affaires level, in retaliation for Lithuania ...

Following tennis star Peng Shuai's disappearance, China blacks out CNN

BEIJING, China: China is blocking CNN's coverage of the disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai, according to network officials.Peng Shuai ...

Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

Teenage shooter Rittenhouse meets with former President Trump

MAR-A-LAGO, Florida - Former President Donald Trump has defended acquitted teenager Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, who has been prosecuted over the ...

China blocks Filipino ships, fires water cannons in South China Seas

MANILA, Philippines: The contested South China Seas again heated up this week as Chinese coast guard ships blocked two Philippines ...

2.2 million passengers at US airports, highest single day since Covid

WASHINGTON, D.C.: On November 19, 2.24 million airport passengers were screened by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, representing the highest ...

Unvaccinated pro athletes to be prevented from entering Canada

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada will bar all professional athletes not vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the country's health minister. Though Canada ...

Taliban, EU discuss economic situation of Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] November 28 (ANI): Taliban and European Union delegates held meetings in Doha to discuss the prevailing situation in ...

Low Turnout Likely As Polls Close In Kyrgyz Parliamentary Elections

BISHKEK -- Polls have closed in parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan. With less than two hours until polling stations closed at ...

New Cases of Omicron Variant in Netherlands, Australia

Dutch health officials said Sunday 13 people who recently arrived in the Netherlands on flights from South Africa have tested ...

Zimbabwe Says It's Prepared for Omicron Variant

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government says the country is very prepared to handle the new COVID-19 variant - omicron - first ...

Fed up with inflation, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf youth demands Imran khan's resignation

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 28 (ANI): Fed up with high inflation in the country, a youth belonging to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

Paramjeet Kumar becomes first Indian para powerlifter to win medal at World C'ships

Tbilisi [Georgia], November 28 (ANI): Paramjeet Kumar on Sunday became the first powerlifter from India to clinch a medal in ...

Philippines imposes travel ban on seven more countries over Omicron variant

Manila [Philippines], November 28 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines on Sunday imposed travel restrictions on seven European countries to keep out the ...

Omicron cases confirmed in EU arrivals from Africa

At least 15 cases of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant have been confirmed in two EU nations, their health authorities ...

Xi Jinping consolidates power after Sixth Plenum

Beijing [China], November 28 (ANI): Xi Jinping has further consolidated his power after the Chinese Communist Party's recently concluded and ...

Kyrgyzstan Headed For Record Low Turnout In Parliamentary Elections

BISHKEK -- Parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan are headed for a record low turnout as polls prepare to close.With less than ...

Afghanistan's economy crashed since Taliban takeover, plunging country into world's worst humanitarian crises: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 28 (ANI): Afghanistan's economy has crashed since the Taliban's take over of Kabul in mid-August, plunging the ...

Insider says Jennifer Lopez feels romance with Ben Affleck is 'truly meant to be'

Washington [US], November 28 (ANI): Singer and songwriter Jennifer Lopez reportedly feels like her rekindled relationship with actor Ben Affleck ...

13 Omicron cases confirmed in Netherlands

At least 13 cases of the new Omicron Covid-19 variant have been confirmed in the Netherlands, the Dutch health authorities ...

Britain Snubbed as France Hosts Channel Migration Talks

CALAIS, FRANCE - France hosts a meeting of European ministers on Sunday to discuss ways to stop migrants crossing the ...

Taliban acting PM Hassan Akhund accuses former President Ghani of corruption

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 28 (ANI): Afghanistan's acting Prime Minister Mohammad Hassan Akhund, during his first public address on Saturday, accused ...

Australian Government Vows to Unmask Online Trolls

SYDNEY - Australia's government said Sunday it will introduce legislation to unmask online trolls and hold social media giants like ...

COVID 'Omicron' variant: India to review decision on resumption of scheduled commercial international passengers services

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): In wake of the emergence of the new COVID Variant of Concern 'Omicron', India ...

Omicron COVID variant threat: South Korea to restrict visa issuance, arrivals from 8 African countries

Seoul [South Korea], November 28 (ANI/Sputnik): South Korea's government restricted on Sunday the issuance of visas and travel from Botswana, ...

Kyrgyzstan Votes In Repeat Elections Dogged By Coup Allegations

Voters in Kyrgyzstan went to the polls on November 28 in the Central Asian nation's fourth vote in a little ...

Pakistan: Protest in Quetta for protection of doctors, providing medical facilities in govt-run hospitals

Quetta [Pakistan], November 28 (ANI): Pakistan's doctors and health staff have staged a protest in Quetta and demanded protection and ...

Pakistan opposition party blames Imran Khan govt for making peoples' life difficult

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 28 (ANI): Pakistan opposition party-- Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)--lambasted Imran Khan-led government saying that "incompetent government" has ...

Alaya F turns 24

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 28 (ANI): Actor Alaya F is celebrating her 24th birthday today. Taking to Instagram, she shared ...

Study shows what would happen if China dealt with Covid like US

If China were to drop its zero-Covid-19 policy and open up its economy the way some Western countries have, it ...

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Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...

As talks stall, French fishermen threaten to block delivery of fish

PARIS, France: In protesting the UK's refusal to grant more licenses to fish in British waters, French fishermen said this ...

To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...

Google pays Ireland $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Google Ireland has reached agreement with Irish tax officials to pay over $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes ...

Vonage sells to Ericsson for $6.2 billon in merger of tech giants

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In a $6.2 billion agreement, Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is purchasing U.S. cloud communications company Vonage, in ...

Solar energy-water deal between Israel, Jordan called 'significant'

DUBAI, UAE: Israel and Jordan have signed what is being labeled a most significant cooperation agreement to construct a major ...

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