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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

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 ...

North Macedonia's PM Resigns As Head Of Social Democrats

North Macedonia's prime minister, Zoran Zaev, has stepped down as head of the Social Democratic Party (SDSM) in the wake ...

Worst-ever Covid variant: What we know so far

Scientists have raised the alarm about the new Omicron Covid-19 variant, first identified in Botswana, which has an ?extremely high ...

US is looking for war in Belarus Lukashenko

Washington is using the migrant crisis to stage a conflict with Belarus, the country's embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko has declared, ...

New lockdown announced in Europe

The Netherlands has once again tightened its pandemic restrictions, with a new overnight lockdown announced by the government. The state ...

Harry Potter lens launched on Snapchat celebrating 20-year film anniversary

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): Instant messaging platform Snapchat and Warner Bros have teamed up to celebrate the 20th anniversary ...

UNICEF has no plans to evacuate staff from S Africa amid spread of new COVID Strain

New York [US], November 27 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it does not have a plan to ...

Over 60 people arriving from South Africa to Netherlands test positive for COVID: Reports

Amsterdam [Netherlands], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Coronavirus has been detected in 61 passengers from two KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flights arriving ...

26/11 attack anniversary: Experts demand strict action against Pakistan for support to terror

Rome [Italy], November 27 (ANI): The members of the European Parliament and experts have demanded justice for victims of the ...

Extinction of grazers led to global grassland fires: Study

Connecticut [US], November 27 (ANI): From the past 50,000 to the past 6000 years, some of the world's largest animals ...

TAPI project's implementation suspended until situation 'stabilizes' in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 27 (ANI): Implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project has been suspended until the situation in ...

Amid concerns over 'Omicron' variant of COVID, DDMA to meet on Nov 29

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Amid concerns due to the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', the Delhi Disaster Management Authority ...

COVID Omicron variant: WHO asks countries in South-East Asia Region to be vigilant

eneva [Switzerland], November 27 (ANI): In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases globally and detection of new variant of ...

Cavani gives fitness update ahead of United's trip to Chelsea

Manchester [UK], November 27 (ANI): Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani has confirmed he spent the international break in South America ...

9.4 million people 'living their worst nightmare' in northern Ethiopia due to ongoing conflict: WFP

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], November 27 (ANI) The number of people in need of humanitarian food assistance across northern Ethiopia has ...

COVID Omicron variant: Priority is for IND-SA games to happen but player safety important, says BCCI treasurer Dhumal

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Arun Dhumal on ...

Singer Tiffany apologizes for hurling curses at fans during concert

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): American singer and songwriter Tiffany has apologised for her behaviour at a recent concert during ...

COVID Omicron variant: Remaining two ODIs between SA-Netherlands postponed

Johannesburg [South Africa], November 27 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) and Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricket Bond (KNCB) have mutually agreed to ...

Energy majors face $3.3-trillion green nightmare

The largest international oil and gas firms wrote down assets worth $150 billion last year, when prices crashed due to ...

Covid variant as deadly as Ebola may emerge, top physician warns

Further mutations of the Covid-19 virus could spawn a strain as contagious as Delta and as deadly as the Ebola ...

Japan restricts entry from three more African countries over Omicron variant: Reports

Tokyo [Japan], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The Japanese government has decided to impose restrictions on travel from Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia ...

Over 50 terrorist groups recruiting, using children for terrorism, despite war crime: Report

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): As the exploitation of youth by armed groups remains extensive in countries affected by violent ...

Guinea-Bissau joins Belt and Road Initiative

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- China and Guinea-Bissau have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on ...

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US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

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 ...

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