Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Sequoia National Park still safe, but wildfires approaching

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Sequoia National Park and its namesake gigantic trees could be threatened by two large forest fires ...

Crisis strikes Idaho hospitals as Covid cases fill beds, ICUs

BOISE, Idaho: Public health officials in Idaho have warned that they will need to impose an emergency-level rationing of care ...

Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

UK budget will not include funds for Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel

LONDON, England: A proposed 21-mile undersea tunnel to link Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be funded, according to British ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

Children's Covid vaccine could begin in October, says U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Leading U.S. health officials have said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized to be administered to children ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

France's Le Pen proposes nationalizing motorways, selling tv, radio

PARIS, France: Far-right political leader Marine Le Pen has told French daily Le Figaro of her desire to nationalize France's ...

Afghan girls must reopen their schools on their own

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 19 (ANI): Member of Afghanistan's former government's peace negotiating delegation and women rights activist, Fawzia Koofi on ...

'OhBaby a gift that keeps on giving' Samantha Akkineni on b

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 19 (ANI): Actor Samantha Akkineni expressed her gratitude for bagging the Best Actress in a Leading ...

Delighted to have put tournament back on track: Jay Shah

Dubai [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary, Jay Shah, on Sunday said that ...

Russian envoy thanks India for facilitating Duma elections

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Russian Ambassador to India Nikolay Kudashev on Sunday thanked the Indian government and its ...

Brazil police hunting for China consulate attacker

Brasilia [Brazil], September 19 (ANI): Brazilian Police are looking for a man who threw an explosive device at the Chinese ...

Tom Cruise gets sneak peek from SpaceX's first private crew

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): Hollywood star Tom Cruise got a sneak peek at what it's like to circle Earth ...

Manav Kaul is in Kashmir

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 19 (ANI): Actor Manav Kaul is having a surreal time vacationing in Kashmir. On Sunday, he ...

Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Vennam to lead at World Archery

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): The Indian squad is set to take the centre stage at the World Archery ...

What Nigerians told us about their mental health under COVID-19 lockdown

In Nigeria, mental illness is highly stigmatised and mental healthcare is not widely available. Resources, facilities and health staff are ...

'Belfast' claims TIFF People's Choice Award

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): Affirming its status as a major player to contend in the 2022 Oscars race, Kenneth ...

Spring a surprise at Sudirman Cup 2021, Malaysian players

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 19 (ANI): Malaysia may have named a young squad for the TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup 2021, ...

Plane carrying 8.7 metric ton of life-saving medical lands

Geneva [Switzerland], September 19 (ANI): A plane carrying 8.7 metric tons of life-saving medical and trauma supplies landed in Kabul ...

'Corruption in Chinese infrastructure projects in Sudan'

Beijing [China], September 19 (ANI): A Chinese construction firm working in Sudan reportedly earned millions of dollars by inflating the ...

Serbian FM arrives in India for a two-day visit

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Serbian Foreign Minister Nikola Selakovic on Sunday arrived in New Delhi on a two-day ...

Broad talks about upcoming Ashes

London [UK], September 19 (ANI): England pacer Stuart Broad has confirmed that he travel to Australia for the upcoming Ashes ...

European businesses yearn for Chinese market despite COVID-19 pandemic

- "The importance of the Chinese market is paramount."- "The Chinese market is very important to British companies, especially by ...

Pakistan says it suffered most from Afghan war

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 19 (ANI): Pakistan has said that it has suffered most from the Afghanistan war stressing that it ...

Fleming talks about match between MI and CSK

Dubai [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach Stephen Fleming believes that it will be a unique ...

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Malaysia reports 15,549 new COVID-19 cases

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported another 15,549 new COVID-19 infections as of midnight Saturday, bringing the national ...

Swarnim Vijay Varsh: Seminar focusing India-Bangladesh to b

Guwahati (Assam) [India], September 19 (ANI): India is observing Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations throughout the country to mark 50 years ...

Philippineslogs 19,271 new COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines ], September 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) reported 19,271 new infections of COVID-19 on Sunday, ...

Uncle of Osama under custody of special cell

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): The uncle of terrorist Osama, who was among six terrorists arrested in Delhi earlier ...

Pakistan reports 71 COVID-19 deaths in last 24 hours

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 19 (ANI): Pakistan on Sunday reported 2,580 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, reveals ...

CDS to visit Russia and US

New Delhi (India), September 19 (ANI): In his first visit abroad after taking over as the Chief of Defence Staff ...

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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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