Fri, 26 Feb 2021

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Musk's loss of $30 billion drops him from world's richest person

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on ...

Improvements seen, but 8.7 million Texans still boiling water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive ...

Engine parts from 777 fall over Denver, bringing more woes for United

CHICAGO, Illinois - After engine parts fell onto a residential neighborhood in Denver, USA this weekend, Boeing Co. has recommended ...

Vaccine could prevent transmission of virus, says Israeli study

TEL AVIV, Israel: An Israeli study has found the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech effective in preventing laboratory-confirmed ...

Tanzania president tells public to avoid foreign-made face masks

NAIROBI, Kenya: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested that Tanzania report on its measures to battle ...

Call for moving 2022 Olympics from China

OTTAWA, Canada - Ramping up pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to toughen his stance on China, Canada's parliament ...

Amazon to add 1,000 jobs in Ireland, will have 5,000 employees

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon's workforce in Ireland will expand to 5,000, as the online shopping platform announced it would hire an ...

Chinese can't travel for holiday, so record numbers attend movies

BEIJING, China: During the recent Lunar New Year holiday, ticket sales at Chinese movie theaters reached a record breaking $1.2 ...

EU Extends Postelection Sanctions On Belarus Officials

The European Union has extended for one year sanctions targeting dozens of Belarusian officials, including longtime authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka.The ...

News Analysis: Draghi govt's foreign policy part of domestic priorities

© Provided by Xinhua Ferdinando Nelli Feroci, a former ambassador and president of Italy's Institute for Foreign Affairs, said that ...

Navalny Moved To Prison Where He'll Serve 2 1/2 Years

MOSCOW -- Russian opposition political leader Aleksei Navalny has been moved from the Moscow detention center where he has been ...

Chinese Company IPOs on US Exchanges Hit 10-Year High in 2020

The number of Chinese companies selling stock shares on American exchanges hit a 10-year high in 2020, despite the rising ...

Taliban says expects productive peace talks

Doha [Qatar], February 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The Taliban are counting on productive peace talks with the Afghan government in Qatar though ...

'First visit abroad of Foreign Secretary to Russia'

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): The first visit abroad of Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla this year to Russia ...

Biden revokes Trump's pause on green cards

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): US President Joe Biden reopened the country on Wednesday to people seeking green cards, ending ...

What is fascism?

Since before Donald Trump took office, historians have debated whether he is a fascist.As a teacher of World War II ...

Odisha govt launches various initiatives under 5T mantra

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], February 25 (ANI): In pursuit of the Odisha government's 5T (Teamwork, Technology, Transparency, Time leading to Transformation) ...

Former Islamic State Militant Sentenced To Six Years In Bosnia Court

The top court in Bosnia has found a Bosnian Muslim man guilty of fighting with the Islamic State (IS) extremist ...

Navalny Moved From Moscow Remand Prison

MOSCOW -- Russian opposition political leader Aleksei Navalny has been moved from the Moscow detention center where he has been ...

Centre makes flip-flop policies: Asaduddin Owaisi

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], February 25 (ANI): Hitting out at the Centre over the talks between India and Pakistan over the ...

India, Ireland hold consultations on UNSC Issues

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): India and Ireland held bilateral consultations on United Nations Security Council issues on Thursday ...

ICG found boat carrying Rohingya refugees; 8 dead: MEA

New Delhi [India], February 24 (ANI): The Indian coast guard has found a boat adrift in the Andaman Sea carrying ...

India says want normal relations with Pak

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): India has reiterated that its position on key issues with Pakistan remains unchanged. When ...

India says want good relations with Pak

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): India has reiterated that its position on key issues with Pakistan remains unchanged. When ...

PCB to invite 50 per cent crowds for Karachi-leg matches

Karachi [Pakistan], February 25 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday thanked the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) ...

Austria's Kurz calls for 'Green Passports'

Vienna [Austria], February 25 (ANI): Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Wednesday said he will push the European Union on Thursday ...

IOC to begin targeted dialogue with AOC over Olympics 2032

Lausanne [Switzerland], February 25 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) on Wednesday decided to follow the recommendation ...

Pro Tibet group to hold panel discussion on China

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): A pro-Tibet group named Global Alliance For Tibet and Persecuted Minorities (GMPM) has scheduled ...

Jaishankar meets Uzbekistan counterpart

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar met his Uzbekistan counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov on Thursday ...

Pakistan, India Reach Rare Deal to Restore Kashmir Truce

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan and India have agreed to immediately cease military hostilities in disputed Kashmir by restoring a 2003 truce ...

Pitfalls of EU-Comprehensive Agreement on Investment deal

Athens [Grecce], February 25 (ANI): December 2020, European Union (EU) landmark trade deal - the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) ...

India, Uzbekistan review bilateral relations

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): Uzbekistan's Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday wherein ...

US report on Khashoggi murder critical for justice, says UN expert

A UN expert says the report into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is critical for justice.Khashoggi was killed in ...

Joe Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants

US President Joe Biden rescinded a Donald trump ban on green card applicants entering the US.The ban was set to ...

China spreads its tentacles with arms exports

Hong Kong, February 25 (ANI): Imagery from 1 February's Myanmar coup brought a reminder of the success that China's arms ...

India, Pakistan agree to cease firing from Feb 25

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): After discussions between the Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan, the ...

Urdu Bulletin: PM Modi, President's speech covered

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): Urdu publications in their Thursday editions gave prominent coverage to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ...

Biden Nominee To Head CIA Sees Russia As Potent Threat

U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee to run the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has told lawmakers that the 'biggest geopolitical test' ...

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U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...

Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

Stocks in Asia jump on U.S. Fed chairman's remarks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday, in line with the global trend, following ...

Musk's loss of $30 billion drops him from world's richest person

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on ...

Wall Street has jubilant finish, all indices gain ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday adding to the volatility this week which has ...

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