Sat, 28 Jan 2023

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut, marries on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES, California: Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon, announced on Facebook that ...

In seeking probe of egg pricing, US farm group points to high profits

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter sent out this week, farm advocacy group Farm Action said that as Americans continue to ...

U.S. to spend additional $490 million to prevent wildfires

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration announced this week an additional expenditure of $490 million to combat the growing threat of ...

Texas officials warn state electric grid vulnerable to extreme weather

DALLAS, Texas: The Dallas Federal Reserve has announced that despite the adoption of safeguards after a deadly February 2021 cold ...

Japan employers agree with prime minister to raise wages

TOKYO, Japan: More than half of major Japanese companies are planning to raise wages this year, after Prime Minister Fumio ...

Women Who Lived as Sex Slaves to Indian Goddess

Belgaum, India - Dedicated to an Indian goddess as a child, Huvakka Bhimappa's years of sexual servitude began when her ...

Uyghur News Recap: Jan. 20 - 27, 2023

washington - A summary of Uyghur-related news around the worldA Kazakh woman in Xinjiang asks journalists to publicize her case ...

Half Moon Bay Shooting Suspect Had Complained About Gun Violence

washington - The tragic shooting this week at a mushroom farm in northern California's Half Moon Bay wasn't the first ...

UN Weekly Roundup: Jan. 21-27, 2023

united nations - Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this ...

Goodyear to lay off 500 jobs: WSJ

Akron (Ohio)[US], January 28 (ANI): Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company said it will cut about 500 jobs, which is about ...

India says UN Security Council must be made more representative of developing countries

New York [US], January 28 (ANI): India at the United Nations General Assembly has said that UNSC must be made ...

New Act renaming India International Arbitration Centre comes into force

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): An Act that renames the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre to the India International ...

SA vs ENG, 1st ODI: Jason Roy's ton in vain as Proteas receive World Cup boost

Bloemfontein [South Africa], January 28 (ANI): South Africa spoilt Jofra Archer's return to international cricket and boosted their own chances ...

2023 brought more miseries to Pakistan's economy, analysts warn of bankruptcy

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): The New Year, 2023, has brought more miseries to Pakistan's already dwindling economy. Analysts are ...

Feature: U.S. invasion of Panama left enduring scars on victims' families

© Provided by Xinhua The 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama destroyed homes and businesses, and plunged many into poverty in ...

German FM under fire for war with Russia comment

Opposition politicians say Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock is unfit for her jobGerman Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has faced waves of ...

Washington destroying world peace, North Korea says

US intervention in Ukraine could kick off a wider conflict across Europe, Pyongyang has warnedNorth Korea has condemned the US ...

UN warns about Turkish inflation

The country's program to slash interest rates sent prices to a 24-year high last yearThe UN expects inflation in Türkiye ...

US, EU Launch Agreementon Artificial Intelligence

washington - The United States and European Union announced Friday an agreement to speed up and enhance the use of ...

Watchdog Blames Syria's Air Force for Deadly Chlorine Attack

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS - The global chemical weapons watchdog said Friday that its investigators found 'reasonable grounds to believe' Syria's ...

Auckland Starts Cleanup After Torrential Rains, Flash Floods

Authorities in New Zealand's biggest city, Auckland, began mopping up on Saturday, a day after torrential rain brought flooding and ...

Fewer Migrants Risk Jungle Trek After New US Rules, Official Says

BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - The number of people making a perilous journey on foot through the Darien Gap jungle to reach ...

No Evidence Russia Turning to Taliban for Arms, White House Says

white house - Russia may be turning to more countries to resupply its military fighting in Ukraine, but the White ...

Curious Washington Awaits Next Chinese Ambassador

WASHINGTON - One of the lowest points in recent Sino-American relations came in July 2021 when U.S. Deputy Secretary of ...

China compelling doctors to hide COVID-related mortalities: Report

Beijing [China], January 28 (ANI): To keep China's COVID death figures low, the Chinese government has besides censorship, implemented a ...

'Ice Cold in Alex', 'Victim' fame British actor Sylvia Syms passes away at 89

Washington [US], January 28 (ANI): British actor Sylvia Syms, best known for her roles in 'Ice Cold in Alex' and ...

China's activities in Nepal more assertive after formation of Dahal-led govt: Report

Kathmandu [Nepal], January 28 (ANI): After the formation of the Maoist Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda'-led government in Nepal on ...

U19 Women's T20 WC: India to face England in title clash on Sunday

Potchefstroom [South Africa], January 28 (ANI): The first-ever final at an ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup will feature India ...

Pak electricity crisis serves as warning of dystopian future

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): In the past nine years, Pakistan has faced eight major power outages and the latest ...

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US files antitrust case against Google over digital advertising

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US Justice Department has filed an antitrust complaint claiming that Google is abusing its dominance in digital ...

Smoking banned from Mexican hotels and beaches

Public health experts have welcomed Mexico's ban on cigarette smoking in all public places, including hotels and beaches, after the ...

Lawyers suing as Consumer Reports says high metal levels in chocolates

YONKERS, New York: After testing discovered harmful levels of heavy metals in chocolate, consumer magazine Consumer Reports has urged four ...

France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

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