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More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...

Request made for fast-tracking promising Alzheimer's drug

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to trial data contained in a report presented this week, an experimental Alzheimer's drug from Eisai and ...

New York mayor: some mentally ill homeless to be hospitalized

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a plan to tackle "a crisis we ...

China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...

China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

William, Kate plan US trip in bid to tamp down royal controversies

LONDON, England: Prince William and his wife Kate, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, will travel to the U.S. ...

Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...

Some protest plan to thin New Jersey forest to protect from fire

TRENTON, New Jersey: As part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest, up ...

Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...

International Air Transport Association sees global return to profit in 2023

GENEVA, 6th December, 2022 (WAM) -- The global aviation sector is set to return to profitability next year for the ...

Melinda Gates calls on President Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Melinda French Gates, co-chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation called ...

Nepal to put five defunct Chinese aircraft on sale

Kathmandu [Nepal], December 6 (ANI): Nepal's national flag carrier, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) has started the process of selling ...

India remains more resilient than other emerging market economies: World Bank

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): In comparison to other emerging market economies (EMEs), India is less affected by growth ...

Jihadists and bandits are cooperating. Why this is bad news for Nigeria

The Nigerian state has come under severe security stress in recent times. It has faced multiple national security threats: jihadist ...

India G20 Presidency: Amitabh Kant calls discussions with G20 Sherpas 'frank and thought-provoking'

Udaipur (Rajasthan) [India], December 6 (ANI): Frank and though-provoking discussions were held with the G20 Sherpas who participated in the ...

MP CM Chouhan congratulates state fisheries federation for receiving national award

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], December 6 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan discussed achievements of the state with ...

Moderate and protect: The EU's operation against Musk

The EU authorities are scrambling to protect their social media space against the ?free speech absolutist?After Elon Musk's purchase of ...

EU postpones vote on Ukraine aid amid bloc member's opposition

Some officials have accused Hungary of delaying an $18 billion package to gain concessions from BrusselsEU finance ministers have postponed ...

Not just vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics key to deal with outbreak of disease: former WHO chief scientist

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): World Health Organization's former chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan has said that it is important ...

Mamata Banerjee visits Brahma temple in Rajasthan's Pushkar, offers prayers

Pushkar (Rajasthan) [India], December 6 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday offered prayers at the Brahma Temple ...

Explosion rocks money exchange market of Afghanistan's Jalalabad city

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 6 (ANI): An explosion rocked Afghanistan's Jalalabad on Tuesday, TOLOnews reported citing the eyewitnesses. The blast took ...

World Bank sees inflation declining in India

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): The World Bank on Tuesday has said it expects inflation to be 7.1 percent ...

India's first open-source satellite 'InQube' developed by 12th grader to be launched this month

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 6 (ANI): Onkar Batra, a 12th-grade student of BSF Senior Secondary School Jammu, has ...

African agro-food expo opens in Egypt

© Provided by Xinhua CAIRO, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's capital Cairo hosted on Monday an international exhibition for the ...

Russian oil shipments to Europe dwindling Bloomberg

More crude is being redirected to China, India, and TürkiyeDeliveries of Russian seaborne oil to Europe have dropped more than ...

German Foreign Minister shops at Chandni Chowk, uses Paytm for payment

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): During her two-day visit to India, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock took some time ...

BSF recovers drone, contraband in Punjab's Tarn Taran

Tarn Taran (Punjab) [India], December 6 (ANI): The Border Security Force recovered a drone carrying contraband suspected to be heroin ...

NSAs, security councils of Central Asian countries call Chabahar port 'important'

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): National Security Advisors and Security Councils of the Central Asian countries emphasised the 'importance' ...

PM Modi to inaugurate 3 National Ayush Institutes on December 11

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): With the aim of boosting infrastructure and promoting research in traditional medicine, Prime Minister ...

Research: Small fish species could play big role in fight against malnutrition

New York [US], December 6 (ANI): According to new research, inexpensive little fish species captured in developing-country oceans and lakes ...

Southern Hemisphere is stormier than the North; Here's why

Chicago [US], December 6 (ANI): For millennia, mariners from all across the world knew where the most terrifying storms waited: ...

Research: Space atomic clocks could help uncover nature of dark matter

Washington [US] December 6 (ANI): Studying an atomic clock on-board a spacecraft inside the orbit of Mercury and very near ...

Hrishikesh Kanitkar appointed as batting coach of Indian women's team

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced the appointment ...

Indonesia criminalizes sex outside marriage

Jakarta [Indonesia], December 6 (ANI): Indonesian lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously passed a new criminal code on Tuesday, criminalizing sex outside ...

'Mickey 17': Robert Pattinson starrer sci-fi flick gets first look and release date, deets inside

Washington [US] December 6 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Bong Joon Ho's upcoming film 'Mickey 17,' which stars Robert Pattinson in the ...

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Bahrain's foreign minister praises Benjamin Netanyahu

King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa greets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the Manama capital of Bahrain on ...

More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

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