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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 ...

How African thinkers of the 1980s fed into today's inequality debates

Inequality is an issue that arises everywhere in the world today.Recent studies by economists such as Branko Milanovic and Thomas ...

Four reasons why physically punishing school children doesn't work

When I was a child I went to school in South Africa. This was the late 1970s. At school, the ...

How inequality drives HIV in adolescent girls and young women

Despite the advances that have been made against HIV, the world has 37 million people living with HIV. And 680,000 ...

China's military activities near Taiwan could risk 'miscalculation': Report

Taipei [Taiwan], November 28 (ANI): Amid the rising tensions in the Taiwan strait, security experts have warned that China's provocative ...

NATO and Russia's Balkan chess game

The US and NATO have been trying to get Bosnia-Herzegovina to join the alliance for over 15 years. The Serb ...

Omicron news triggers bloodbath in crypto market

The world's number-one digital asset, bitcoin, has entered bear-market territory, having dropped 20% from its all-time high of around $69,000, ...

China's military activities could risk 'miscalculation': Report

Taipei [Taiwan], November 28 (ANI): Amid the rising tensions in the Taiwan strait, security experts have warned that China's provocative ...

Myanmar Junta, Armed Resistance Dig in For Long Slog

BANGKOK - Fighting in Myanmar between the junta's military and an ever-savvier armed resistance has hit a "deadly stalemate," with ...

France extends travel curbs from 7 southern African countries

Paris [France], November 28 (ANI): France has extended travel restrictions from seven southern African countries until December 1, amid the ...

Women Tennis Association remains concerned about Chinese player Peng Shuai

Washington [US], November 28 (ANI): Despite a video call between International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach and Tennis star ...

Myanmar faces further isolation in ASEAN following military regime

Naypyitaw [Myanmar] November 28 (ANI): Myanmar junta after facing international pressure has started to face isolation within the Association of ...

Haryana prepared to deal with Omicron variant of COVID-19, says CM Khattar

Chandigarh [India], November 28 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the state government is taking ...

Delhi CM writes to PM Modi, urges him to stop flights from countries affected by Covid Omicron variant

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ...

Thai Reporter Injured by Rubber Bullet Demands Police Accountability

BANGKOK - For more than a year, Thailand's political unrest has continued, with activists pushing for government and monarchy reforms.While ...

Taliban rule in Afghanistan faces economic crisis

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 28 (ANI): Taliban rule in Afghanistan faces an economic crisis following its takeover of the landlocked country ...

Thorough airport screening, strong vigilance of those coming from countries affected by new Covid variant, says K'taka Health Minister

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 28 (ANI): Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Sunday said that the state government has ...

MP cycles to hospital to give birth for second time

A cycling-advocate MP from New Zealand's Green Party has used the eco-friendly means of transportation to get to a hospital ...

Taliban leader pleads for help in first address

The leader of the Taliban has delivered his first televised address since the group took power in Afghanistan in mid-August. ...

Omicron Covid variant: Israel bars tourists, reimposes quarantine rules

Tel Aviv [Israel], November 28 (ANI): Israel is banning the entry of foreigners for two weeks to prevent the spread ...

Alia Bhatt pens a heartfelt birthday wish for her 'melon' Shaheen Bhatt

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 28 (ANI): On the occasion of her sister Shaheen Bhatt's birthday on Sunday, actor Alia Bhatt ...

COVID Variant Spreads to More Countries as World on Alert

LONDON - The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, ...

US misses opportunity to counter China in Solomon Islands

Honiara [Solomon Islands], November 28 (ANI): The United States, hoping to counter Chinese ambitions in the South-West and South Pacific ...

India leading way in world of start-ups, says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], November 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed the progress of the start-ups across the ...

Honduran Election Could Oust Long-Ruling National Party

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Hondurans will choose a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday in elections that ...

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U.S. settlers and Native tribes mark 400 years of Thanksgiving

ALCATRAZ ISLAND, Calif. -- Some 400 years ago in 1621, the settlers and Native tribes ate together at the first ...

98% of marine mammals killed or injured in California going unreported

SANTA BARBARA, California -- California swordfishing crews failed to self-report any of the sea turtles and more than 98% of ...

Medical care disrupted due to lack of staff for advice line

PORTLAND, Oregon - Nurses provide a range of care, and not all of it is delivered in person. The Providence ...

NHL roundup: Kraken end Panthers' winning streak in stunner

Chris Driedger made 33 saves against his former team as the Seattle Kraken snapped the Florida Panthers' record-tying home winning ...

Top 25 roundup: No. 16 Bonnies suffer first loss

AJ Green gave Northern Iowa the lead for good with his ninth 3-pointer midway through the second half and the ...

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Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns never trailed, survived a late comeback attempt by the host Brooklyn ...

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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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