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Romania to continue flying MIG-21 fighters until 2023

BUCHAREST, Romania: Romania's defense ministry has said that it will continue flying its remaining MiG-21 Lancer fighter jets until May ...

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 ...

Here's how Big B's granddaughter Navya celebrated World Menstrual Hygiene Day

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 29 (ANI): Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's granddaughter Navya Nanda has creatively celebrated World Menstrual Hygiene Day. On ...

PM Modi lauds growth of unicorns, says trend reflects spirit of 'new India'

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): In the 89th edition of his monthly 'Mann ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

PM Modi expresses concern over litter on 'Char Dham Yatra' route

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): Taking note of litter on the Char Dham Yatra route, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Manushi Chhillar exudes elegance in ivory sharara during 'Samrat Prithviraj' promotions

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 29 (ANI): Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar is all set to make her Bollywood debut alongside ...

Bill Gates applauds India's vaccination campaign

India has ?many lessons to offer? on large-scale pandemic management, the billionaire saysMicrosoft co-founder and WHO mega-donor Bill Gates said ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 29

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

Hopes for Reset as Slovenia's New Leader Pledges Media Protections

Ljubljana, Slovenia - As Slovenia transitions to a new prime minister, the country's media look for signs of a reset ...

China's Pacific Plan Seen as Regional Strategic Game-Changer

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - When China signed a security pact with the Solomon Islands in April it raised concerns from ...

Pakistan Army lodges FIR against Mazari's daughter for 'defaming' Gen Bajwa

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 29 (ANI): Pakistan Army has lodged an FIR against Imaan Mazari, daughter of Pakistan's former human rights ...

Graves of minority Ahmadiyya community being desecrated in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28 (ANI): Amid the already deteriorating condition of the minority communities in Pakistan, the country has gone ...

Int'l Day of UN Peacekeepers: Jaishankar remembers those who made supreme sacrifice in cause of peace

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): On the occasion of International Day of UN Peacekeepers, External Affairs Minister Dr S ...

'Broker' wins Ecumenical Jury Award for Best Film at Cannes

Washington [US], May 29 (ANI): At the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, Hirokazu Koreeda's Broker, a Korean-language drama about an abandoned ...

Chinese Minister says China's human rights protection will be aligned to national 'conditions'

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu on Saturday said that no one can claim perfection ...

Veteran star Bo Hopkins passes away

Washington [US], May 29 (ANI): Actor Bo Hopkins, best known for his performance in 'American Graffiti', has died. He was ...

US slams China for 'restricting, manipulating' UN human rights chief's visit

Washington [US], May 29 (ANI): The United States on Sunday expressed concern over Beijing's efforts to restrict and manipulate the ...

PM Modi to address 89th edition of Mann Ki Baat today

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 89th episode of his monthly radio programme, ...

Indian film 'All That Breathes' bags top documentary award at Cannes 2022

Cannes [France], May 29 (ANI): Filmmaker Shaunak Sen's documentary 'All That Breathes' has won the 2022 L'Oeil d'Or, the festival's ...

Rights group let down after Bachelet hands out 'political victory' to China

Washington [US], May 29 (ANI): The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) has expressed disappointment with the UN High Commissioner for ...

Morocco seizes 1.5 tonnes of cannabis

Rabat [Morocco], May 29 (ANI/Xinhua): Moroccan Navy has seized 1.5 tonnes of cannabis off the northwestern city of Tangier, state ...

War Surges Norway's Oil, Gas Profit. Now, It's Urged to Help

STAVANGER, Norway - Europe's frantic search for alternatives to Russian energy has dramatically increased the demand - and price - ...

Pakistan open to buying oil, wheat from Russia

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 29 (ANI): Pakistan has said that it is open to importing oil and food products from Russia ...

9 European princesses who became Russian tsarinas

Since ancient times, Russian tsars tried to marry off their daughters to European princes. But, for European princesses, Russian husbands ...

'Triangle of Sadness' Wins Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Fest

CANNES, France - Swedish director Ruben Ostlund's class warfare comedy 'Triangle of Sadness' won the Palme d'Or at the 75th ...

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 ...

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US Gulf Coast Preps for Another Dangerous Hurricane Season

New Orleans - "Typically, I feel prepared," Susan Morley-Zender, a New Orleans, Louisiana, resident told VOA when asked about the ...

Australia, US keeping watch on Wang Yi's visit to Pacific Island nations

Beijing [China], May 29 (ANI): Australia and the United States are closely watching the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's 10-day ...

MLB roundup: Sandy Alcantara strikes out 14 Braves

Sandy Alcantara pitched his second straight gem and matched his career high with 14 strikeouts to lift the visiting Miami ...

India reports 2,828 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): India reported 2,828 new COVID-19 cases, taking the cumulative infection tally to 4,31,53,043, informed ...

Morocco seizes 1.5 tonnes of cannabis

Rabat [Morocco], May 29 (ANI/Xinhua): Moroccan Navy has seized 1.5 tonnes of cannabis off the northwestern city of Tangier, state ...

Marcus Semien's slam helps Rangers clobber A's

Marcus Semien bashed a grand slam and had five RBIs, while Corey Seager and Adolis Garcia also homered as the ...

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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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