Mon, 12 Apr 2021

China maintains pressure on Taiwan with air incursions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: China has again sent fighter jets into Taiwan's air defense zone, causing Taiwan to launch its own jets ...

Italian demonstrators gather at parliament, block roads over lockdown

ROME, Italy: Italian restaurant owners clashed with police earlier this week during a demonstration outside Parliament in Rome, as they ...

EU medical official says link between AstraZeneca and blood clots

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A senior European medical official has said that there is a "clear link" between the use of the ...

EU report sees majority vaccinated in June, eastern countries later

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The majority of European Union nations will have enough Covid vaccinations to inoculate over 55 percent of their ...

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at age of 99

Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died at the age of 99 after seven decades at the heart ...

Catching COVID-19 from surfaces called 'not significant', says CDC

ATLANTA, Georgia: There is no significant risk of catching coronavirus from surfaces, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has ...

Yemenis on FBI terror watchlist caught trying to cross into Mexico

WASHINGTON D.C.: Two Yemeni men on a U.S. terror watchlist were arrested earlier this year when they attempted to illegally ...

Attacks on police, a bus hijacking and assaults in Belfast continue

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoisdeach Micheal Martin says he is deeply concerned about Thursday night's attacks on a journalist and bus ...

Philippines defense minister spars with Chinese over South China Seas

MANILA, Philippines: A top Filipino official has warned of additional moves by the Chinese in the South China Sea."The continued ...

Dustin Johnson installed as PGA Championship favorite

Dustin Johnson failed to make the weekend in his Masters defense and doesn't have a top-25 finish in his past ...

China 'didn't do enough' in early stages of Covid: US

Washington [US], April 12 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday launched a scathing attack against China for ...

Zach McKinstry drives in all 3 runs, Dodgers finish sweep of Nats

Zach McKinstry homered and drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the visiting Washington Nationals 3-0 on ...

Russia calls for talks on treaty to ban weapons in Space

Moscow [Russia], April 12 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia calls for talks to create a legally binding international instrument that would ban the ...

Aid Group Facilities Attacked, Set Ablaze in Northeast Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA - Suspected Islamic extremists attacked the offices of several international aid groups, setting them ablaze and renewing concerns ...

Assange supporters in UK hold protest

London [UK], April 12 (ANI/Sputnik): Julian Assange supporters held protests in London on Sunday to mark two years since the ...

Katie Ledecky dominates 1,500m freestyle at Mission Viejo

Swimming star Katie Ledecky won the 1,500-meter freestyle in a dominating 15 minutes, 40.55 seconds to win the event at ...

Iran Calls Natanz Blackout 'Nuclear Terrorism'

Iran's nuclear chief called a blackout at the country's Natanz facility Sunday an act of "nuclear terrorism.""While condemning this desperate ...

South Korean Vehicle Battery Makers Settle Trade Dispute

Two South Korean electric vehicle battery manufacturers said Sunday they have settled an extended trade dispute that will allow one ...

India-Russia friendship is too pragmatic for US and China to ruin it

Upon his return from India this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said he feels no wavering on New ...

SA's My Octopus Teacher wins Bafta for Best Documentary

The Bafta Awards took place on Sunday night and a South African documentary took home one of the top prizes.Broadcast ...

Greece Slams Turkey Over PKK Terror Claims

ATHENS - Greece has lashed out at Turkey for alleging that the government in Athens is aiding and abetting what ...

Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - The U.S. secretary of state assailed China Sunday for its early, slow response to the threat of the ...

Huge quantity of vaccine awaited in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 11 (ANI): Amid a significant rise in COVID-19 deaths in Pakistan in the past few days, the ...

US navy engages in 'cognitive warfare' with Chinese forces

Washington DC [US], April 11 (ANI): Amid the rising tension between the United States and China, the US military has ...

Rats make a comeback as urban life revives

Rats are also getting "back on their feet" as cities recover from the pandemic.Rat and mouse sightings made up the ...

Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Virus

WASHINGTON - The U.S. secretary of state assailed China Sunday for its early, slow response to the threat of the ...

Study on anxiety for fathers during perinatal period

Washington [US], April 11 (ANI): Anxiety among men transitioning into parenthood is significantly higher than reported by the global World ...

Speeding up bone implant recover with breakthrough discover

Melbourne [Australia], April 11 (ANI): A new technique that could speed up recovery from bone replacements by altering the shape ...

Angels' Dexter Fowler (torn ACL) to miss 6-9 months

An MRI on Los Angeles Angels outfielder Dexter Fowler revealed a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced ...

Ghani opposes hasty peace in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 11 (ANI): Amid the rise in terrorist attacks by the Taliban, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday ...

US Defense Secy begins travel to Middle East

Washington DC [US], April 11 (ANI): The US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin arrived in Israel on Sunday, his first ...

Easing lockdown could lead to third COVID-19 wave in UK, scientists warn

© Provided by Xinhua From Monday, non-essential shops will reopen and pubs and restaurants will reopen outdoors at a time ...

OG welcome back ana to Dota 2 roster

OG once again added two-time International winning carry Anathan "ana" Pham to the active roster of their Dota 2 team, ...

'Effectiveness of Chinese vaccines not high'

Beijing [China], April 11 (ANI): Marking a rare admission from China over the effectiveness of its Covid-19 vaccine, the country's ...

Religious Leaders Recall Prince Philip's Spiritual Curiosity

LONDON - Churches in Britain held services Sunday to remember Prince Philip as people of many religions reflected on a ...

Jordan King, Prince in First Joint Appearance Since 'Plot' Crisis

AMMAN - Jordan's King Abdullah appeared in public Sunday alongside his half-brother Prince Hamzah, state TV showed, their first joint ...

Tibetans don't enjoy freedom in China, says Lobsang

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], April 11 (ANI): Amid the general election for the Dharamshala-based parliament-in-exile, Central Tibetan Administration, Lobsang Sangay ...

'Taiwan must continue pushing envelope on US interaction'

Taipei [Taiwan], April 11 (ANI): New US guidelines expanding contacts with Taiwan may be an encouraging step, but Taipei should ...

Kohli can improve his technique by looking at Babar: Aaqib

Lahore [Pakistan], April 11 (ANI): Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed on Sunday said that India skipper Virat Kohli should look ...

India's Concerns over Myanmar Drive Policy, Analysts Say

NEW DELHI - Analysts say India's concern that isolating Myanmar's military, which staged the country's February 1 coup, will drive ...

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U.S. trace deficit saw 4.8% jump for record high in February

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the economic activity in the United States recovers faster than that of its rivals, the nation's trade ...

GM looks to have auto batteries that travel 480-580 miles per charge

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors is currently working on cutting the cost of electric vehicle batteries, as well as their reliance ...

Carnival Cruises undecided on mandatory vaccines for travelers

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, is refraining from picking sides on the question of making COVID-19 ...

Michigan plants to assemble GM electric vehicles in 2022

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors declared its intent to manufacture electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks in late 2022. The electric vehicles ...

Cryptocurrencies surge to $2 trillion on Monday, led by Bitcoin

NEW YORK, New York: Driven by the surge in demand for cryptocurrencies from both institutional and retail investors, the market ...

Google victorious at Supreme Court in copyright case brought by Oracle

WASHINGTON D.C.: Google has emerged victorious in a case filed by Oracle, as the U.S. Supreme Court that Google's use ...

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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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