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Italian, Dutch soccer fans deported after clashes injure 19 police

TIRANA, Albania: Following violent clashes between Dutch and Italian fans and the police ahead of this week's Europa Conference League ...

New Japan lithium-air battery promises power for airplanes

TOKYO, Japan: A new high-density electric battery developed in Japan has the potential to power electric airplanes, according to industry ...

After earlier accepting 1 million migrants, Greece closes borders, sea

ATHENS, Greece: After a sharp increase in attempted entries by migrants through its Aegean islands and land border with Turkey ...

Hong Kong Catholic cardinal urges end to deal with China and Vatican

HONG KONG: In his first public remarks since he was arrested under Hong Kong's National Security Law earlier this month, ...

Bill to close media agencies begins way through Russian parliament

MOSCOW, Russia: Following the closure of a number of Russian state news outlets in the West, this week the Russian ...

UK, Lithuania boost defense cooperation to counter Russian aggression

LONDON, England: A joint declaration to boost defense and security collaboration was signed between Britain and Lithuania this week. London ...

In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...

Britain says arm Moldova to prepare for Russian invasion

LONDON, England: The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has proposed that Britain send modern weaponry ...

More lockdowns in Shanghai for mandatory Covid testing

SHANGHAI, China: The central Shanghai district of Jingan, a key commercial area in China's financial hub, has announced that it ...

Polish president: Ukraine must decide its own future

KYIV, Ukraine: Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, told lawmakers in Kyiv this week that Ukraine has the right to decide ...

Nineteen kids, 2 adults confirmed dead in Texas school massacre

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ANI/Big News Network): The death toll in the mass shooting incident at a school in Texas now ...

US, Japan, Australia, India join to limit illegal fishing by China

LONDON, England: Citing a U.S. official, the Financial Times reported this week that during the Quad summit in Tokyo, the ...

Agreement reached to return Parthenon sculpture to Greece

ATHENS, Greece: In a significant move for Greece, which has intensified its campaign to bring back sculptures from its most ...

Japan prime minister warns China over East China Sea moves

TOKYO, Japan: China's efforts to develop areas in the East China Sea are "unacceptable," Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said ...

UNHCR expands operations in Poland to reach refugees from Ukraine amid rising vulnerabilities

Warsaw [Poland], May 29 (ANI): UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, continues to scale up its operations in Poland to provide ...

Putin cautions Macron, Scholz on pumping weapons into Ukraine

Moscow [Russia], May 28 (ANI): Warning about the adverse impact of weapons supplies in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin on ...

Charlotte FC visit Sounders in search of road success

Expansion Charlotte FC has yet to win on the road this season. Sunday's game at Seattle wouldn't seem a likely ...

UN welcomes Zambia's pledge to abolish death penalty

Geneva [Switzerland], May 29 (ANI): Zambia's plan to abolish the death penalty adds to the growing global chorus against the ...

Pro Uyghur group slams UN rights chief's Xinjiang visit

Munich [Germany], May 29 (ANI): The World Uyghur Congress (WUC) has expressed its serious disappointment in the outcomes of the ...

Boris speaks with Zelenskyy as battle intensifies in eastern Ukraine

London [UK], May 29 (ANI): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to President Zelenskyy on May 28 and discussed the ...

China-US relations not zero-sum game: Chinese FM

Suva [Fiji], May 29 (ANI): China-US relations are not a zero-sum game and the US should address the bilateral ties ...

Air Travelers Face Cancellations Over Memorial Day Weekend

NEW YORK - Airline travelers are not only facing sticker shock this Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer ...

Bill Gates lauds India's vaccination drive in meeting with Mansukh Mandaviya at Davos

By Shalini BhardwajDavos [Switzerland], May 29 (ANI): Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Saturday has appreciated India's vaccination drive in a ...

UN's rights chief faces flak as she concludes China visit

Guangzhou [China], May 29 (ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Saturday wrapped up her six-day ...

Royals star Salvador Perez (thumb) activated off IL

Kansas City Royals star catcher Salvador Perez was activated from the 10-day injured list prior to Saturday's game against the ...

Poland wants more refugee money from EU

Brussels has offered only ?144.6 million to help Warsaw shoulder the costs of hosting 3 million Ukrainians, and the money ...

Nigma Galaxy add veteran SumaiL to Dota 2 roster

Nigma Galaxy officially announced the signing Saturday of Dota 2 veteran Syed Sumail "SumaiL" Hassan. Known as "The King," SumaiL ...

Detected in early universe, the Massive black holes inside of dying galaxies: Research

Washington [US], May 28 (ANI): According to a database used by an international team of astronomers, a combination of observations ...

Pakistan: Violence against women rampant regardless of rural-urban divide

Karachi [Pakistan], May 28 (ANI): Amid growing violence against women in Pakistan, another case of two Pakistani-origin Spanish sisters Arooj ...

Delegates of National Mineral Congress visit JSP's Coal Gasification Plant in Odisha

Angul/Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 28 (ANI): Over 60 delegates of the National Mineral Congress, organised by the Indian National Committee ...

Sahel should be seen as region of opportunity despite multiple crises

The Sahel region of Africa should be considered a region of opportunity. despite the "multiple crises" that people there are ...

Weather's Unwanted Guest: Nasty La Nina Keeps Popping up

Something weird is up with La Nina, the natural but potent weather event linked to more drought and wildfires in ...

Victims of Massive 2020 Beirut Blast No Closer to Justice

Amman - The struggle for justice isn't over for the victims of Beirut's 2020 port explosion. Protests by families and ...

China's Foreign Minister Visits Samoa to Deepen Pacific Ties

BEIJING - China's foreign minister met with the leaders of Samoa on Saturday on the third stop of an island-hopping ...

Congo Summons Rwandan Ambassador Over Alleged Support for M23 Rebels

KINSHASA - The Democratic Republic of Congo has summoned Rwanda's ambassador and suspended Rwandair flights to Congo in response to ...

Algerian Dissidents: Victims of Crackdown or Outlaws

PARIS - Mohamed Benhalima looks wary and frightened as he is led off a plane at Algiers airport, handcuffed with ...

Natus Vincere remove captain Boombl4 from active roster

Natus Vincere removed captain Kirill "Boombl4" Mikhaylov from their active Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Saturday. The news came one ...

Arrests of lawyers, activists, journalists under national security law in Hong Kong deeply worrying: UN rights chief

Guangzhou [China], May 28 (ANI): On the conclusion of her recent six-day trip to China, UN human rights chief Michelle ...

Boao Forum for Asia may not assure optimistic future amid China's growing 'double standards'

Beijing [China], May 28 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted China as an emerging superpower during the Boao's Annual Summit ...

Solar energy system switched on at Vienna airport

SCHWECHAT, Austria, May 28 (Xinhua) -- The photovoltaic system of the Vienna International Airport, one of the county's largest, was ...

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LONDON, England: The UK's Competition and Markets Authority has launched its second investigation into the advertising sales practices of Google.According ...

UK to OK Shell's North Sea gas project to provide 6.5% of nation's gas

LONDON, England: UK officials are expected to approve a request by Shell Oil to develop a North Sea gas field, ...

As tourism returns, Spain's hotels raise rates 36% over 2021

MADRID, Spain: Hotels in Spain are seeing a rebound in tourism, increasing their rates by 36 percent in April over ...

Nasdaq Composite leads U.S. stocks in rally, index adds more than 3%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks raced ahead on Friday, with technology shares leading the way on signs inflation ...

Hyundai recalls vehicles in US, Canada to replace seat belt part

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to seat-belt mechanisms that could explode and shoot out metal fragments in the event of a crash, ...

Starbucks announces closure of all outlets in Russia

SEATTLE, Washington: Following the decision of McDonald's, Seattle-based Starbucks said this week that it will exit the Russian market after ...

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