Fri, 20 May 2022

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 ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

Manushi Chillar opens up about debut film 'Prithviraj'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 19 (ANI): Ahead of the release of her debut film 'Prithviraj', former Miss World Manushi Chillar ...

Weekend Preview: Texas Motor Speedway

The NASCAR All-Star Race weekend has traditionally been a celebration of the sport's big-name drivers competing for a big-dollar check ...

This International Biodiversity Day Seagram's 100 Pipers pledges for a greener tomorrow by launching 250 environmentally linked NFTs

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI/BusinessWire India): After exemplary response to the launch of India's first Environment-themed NFTs dedicated to ...

Pakistan rupee crashes to all-time low against USD

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): Pakistan's currency plunged to the lowest ever level on Wednesday, as the US dollar for ...

Leading EB-5 regional center CanAm Enterprises appoints Goldi Chawla as head of India and the Middle East Division

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce the appointment of Goldi Chawla to head up ...

The Tails of Boo-Boo Cuddly Poo at Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival 2022

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 19 (ANI/Earth Films): The initiative, The Tails of Boo-BooCuddly Poo, is quietly turning out into a ...

Enabling a revolution in healthcare with robotic surgery

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI/Mediawire): Robotic technology is rapidly gaining momentum in the healthcare space, as it enhances the ...

Satya Nadella among investors committing 120 mn USD for Major League Cricket

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): Microsoft CEO and part-owner of Major League Soccer's franchise Seattle Sounders Satya Nadella is the ...

Sri Lankan envoy meets NSA Doval, request India's assistance in garnering international support for economic recovery

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda on Thursday met National Security Advisor ...

Nick Saban: Texas AM 'bought every player on team'

Alabama coach Nick Saban called out Texas AM and two other schools during a speech for leveraging name, image and ...

Restrictive abortion laws put Nigerian women in danger

The word "abortion" is used to describe two types of pregnancies that end before 20 weeks, which is now regarded ...

Banana paper could save East Africa's potatoes from devastating worms

Potatoes originated in South America, where they were domesticated about 8,000 years ago. The plants were eventually brought to Europe ...

How visionary scientist Bernie Fanaroff put African astronomy on the map

Recent decades have seen remarkable growth in astronomy on the African continent. Africa enjoys pristine dark skies and vast radio ...

Reappearance of bodies in Ganga contradicts last year's unaccounted Covid death claims

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 19 (ANI): The Phaphamau Ghat in the northern part of Prayagraj has become a graveyard ...

CredAvenue achieves 2nd ISO certification (ISO 22301:2019) for business continuity

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 19 (ANI/PR Newswire): CredAvenue, India's most comprehensive debt market platform, today announced that it has ...

Pratik Gandhi roped in to play Mahatma Gandhi in new project

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 19 (ANI): 'Scam 1992' fame Pratik Gandhi is all set to play Mahatma Gandhi in the ...

Qatar 2022: Women referees to officiate at men's FIFA World Cup for first time

Zurich [Switzerland], May 19 (ANI): The FIFA Referees Committee on Thursday announced the lists with the names of the selected ...

Israel Arrests Pallbearer Beaten at Journalist's Funeral

JERUSALEM - Israel police have arrested one of the Palestinian pallbearers beaten by officers at the funeral of slain Al ...

Archery World Cup Gwangju: Indian women's recurve team claims bronze

Gwangju [South Korea], May 19 (ANI): The Indian women's recurve team claimed bronze after outscoring Chinese Taipei at the Archery ...

MIT-WPU's petroleum engineering (AI ML) program unlocks future opportunities in global energy and resources

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], May 19 (ANI/Mediawire): MIT World Peace University (Formerly MIT Pune), a premier education institute with decades of ...

Ganguly built a team as captain, doubt if Kohli did same: Virender Sehwag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 19 (ANI): Former India opener Virender Sehwag has taken a dig at the captaincy style of ...

Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang retires from international football

Libreville [Gabon], May 19 (ANI): Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has confirmed his retirement from international football. The Barcelona forward appeared ...

World faces famine, US is to blame Putin's aide

Washington's attempts to take over Ukraine's grain may lead to a food crisis, according to the Russian officialThe attempt by ...

Female referees selected for Qatar World Cup

It will mark the first time women have officiated matches at the men's football showpieceFor the first time in its ...

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Commanders sign first-rounder Jahan Dotson

First-round pick Jahan Dotson signed a four-year contract with the Washington Commanders worth $15.1 million, according to the NFL salary ...

Chargers sign veteran DL Morgan Fox

The Los Angeles Chargers signed veteran defensive lineman Morgan Fox on Wednesday, agent David Canter declared via social media. Fox, ...

Report: Jets sign 10th overall pick WR Garrett Wilson

The New York Jets agreed to a $20.55 million rookie deal with wide receiver Garrett Wilson on Wednesday, ESPN reported. ...

Reports: Giants agree to terms with pair of cornerbacks

The New York Giants agreed to terms with cornerbacks Maurice Canady and Khalil Dorsey, multiple media outlets reported on Wednesday. ...

Report: Bengals reach deal with 1st-round pick Daxton Hill

The Cincinnati Bengals agreed to terms on a four-year rookie contract with first-round draft pick Daxton Hill, NFL Network reported ...

Eagles, CB James Bradberry reach 1-year deal

Pro Bowl cornerback James Bradberry agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday. The Eagles ...

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