Sat, 27 Nov 2021

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 ...

Plagued by wild boars, Hong Kong begins tranquilizing, killing them

HONG KONG: Hong Kong authorities have begun killing wild boars, which have roamed the city at will in recent years. ...

California, with $31 billion surplus, could send rebates to taxpayers

SACRAMENTO, California: California is expected to register a $31 billion tax surplus this year, which could trigger refunds to state ...

New York to allow crowds to return for New Year's Eve celebrations

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has confirmed that crowds of revelers will be allowed ...

VP Harris becomes first woman to gain US presidential powers

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden temporarily transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris while undergoing a routine colonoscopy for 85 ...

Since 2016, invited stranger to attend Thanksgiving dinner

MESA, Arizona: A text message sent to a wrong number in 2016 has led to years of friendship between Jamal ...

Russia, China reject US' idea of holding Summit for Democracy

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): Russia and China have firmly rejected the US idea to hold the Summit for Democracy, ...

Outgoing UK Chief of Defense Staff describes Russia as most acute threat

London [UK], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Outgoing UK Chief of Defense Staff Gen. Nick Carter said that from his point of ...

Italy or Portugal to miss 2022 FIFA World Cup

Zurich [Switzerland], November 27 (ANI): Either Italy or Portugal will fail to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ...

Ashley Hatch's 1st-minute goal propels USWNT past Australia

The U.S. women's national team used an early goal by Ashley Hatch to defeat Australia 3-0 in Sydney, Australia, on ...

Japan PM Kishida voices concern over human rights issues in China

Tokyo [Japan], November 27 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida expressed strong concern over human rights issues in China during ...

Australia announces border security measures to combat new COVID-19 variant

Canberra [Australia], November 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Australia's Health Minister Greg Hunt Saturday announced that the government would implement additional precautionary border ...

Pakistan PM's adviser downplays incidence of poverty

Islamabad,{Pakistan }: November 27, (ANI): Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin downplayed on Friday the ...

Digital Child's Play: protecting children from the impacts of AI

Artificial intelligence has been used in products targeting children for several years, but legislation protecting them from the potential impacts ...

The woke takeover of sport continues across the world

The scandals in England and Australia currently engulfing cricket simply confirm that the campaign by woke elites in the West ...

Omicron: How fear of new Covid strain gripped the world

A newly identified, heavily-mutated coronavirus strain dubbed ?Omicron? is triggering alarm across much of the globe, prompting a rash of ...

Big Pharma unveils its plans for Omicron strain

A number of the world's largest pharmaceutical firms have announced strategies to address the newly identified Covid-19 variant, dubbed Omicron, ...

Tourists Rush to South Africa Airport After Travel Bans Issued

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - Anxious-looking travelers thronged Johannesburg international airport and stood in long queues on Friday, desperate to squeeze ...

Over 1.146 million undocumented refugees returned to Afghanistan this year: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 27 (ANI): As many as 1.146 million undocumented refugees have come back to Afghanistan from Iran and ...

New Covid variant: Delhi CM urges PM Modi to stop flights from affected countries

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop ...

Don't agree with Lyon that Paine is best wicketkeeper in the world: Saba Karim

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Former India national selector Saba Karim has said that he does not agree with ...

Bengal Pride Award 2021 felicitates 100 achievers and business leaders from East

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI/SRV): On 22nd November, Bengal Pride Awards 2021 organised by Eventbox, in association with Brajvandana ...

Elixir Foundation commemorates 'World Children's Day 2021' in partnership with UNICEF India at Gujarat Science City

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI/ATK): More than 150 children from across the state celebrated the World Children's Day 2021 ...

Keeping eye on them as they were keeping eye on us: Australia PM on Chinese spy ship

Canberra [Australia], November 27 (ANI): Underlining the security threat from Beijing, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said the reports ...

Star Air wins the 'Highest average passenger load factor on RCS flights' award by the Ministry of Civil Aviation

Belagavi (Karnataka) [India], November 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): With a commitment to enhance regional connectivity throughout the country, Star Air has had ...

PM Modi to chair meeting with top officials on COVID-19 situation, vaccination today

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meet on the situation relating to COVID-19 ...

US, Brazil, Saudi Arabia latest to restrict travel from African countries as new COVID variant raises concern

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): A number of countries including the US, Saudi Arabia and Brazil have announced travel ...

US lawmakers introduce bill to help Taiwan expand ties as China tensions spikes

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): Amid the deteriorating relations between Washington and Beijing, two US lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill ...

Drug trafficking in opiates, meth from Afghanistan poses serious threat: RIC trilateral group

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Underlining the serious threat posed by drug trafficking from Afghanistan, the foreign ministers of ...

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Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...

Asian shares drop as Covid-19 variant emerges in Africa, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Fears of a new, more infectious variant of Covid-19 tore through Asian markets on Friday putting ...

EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...

Zoom falls 8% at opening as world reopens, demand lessens

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Zoom Video Communications fell 8 percent in premarket trading on November 24, despite reporting better ...

As U.S. markets shut for Thanksgiving, global bourses inch higher

LONDON, UK - With U.S. markets closed for Thanksgiving, global bourses spent the day virtually twiddling thumbs.The FTSE 100 in ...

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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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