Sat, 28 Jan 2023

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 ...

Among Amazon staff to be cut include those in Canada, Costa Rica, US

Reuters has reported that Amazon.com is making plans to cut 18,000 employees worldwide, including in the US, Canada and Costa ...

ICRC to boost cooperation with China on humanitarian aid

© Provided by Xinhua Mardini named China "a key player in the international arena" which has "played a very positive ...

Don't want to lose Border Gavaskar Trophy third time: Marcus Stoinis after joining Sharjah Warriors

By Vipul KashyapDubai [UAE], January 27 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis who joined Sharjah Warriors at ILT20 in UAE and ...

U.S. to host 16-team Copa America in 2024

The 2024 Copa America will be played in the United States, organizers confirmed Friday. The 16-team men's soccer tournament will ...

Seeking 20th straight win, No. 21 FAU hosts Western Kentucky

No. 21 Florida Atlantic stands one victory away from matching its highest win total for a single season in program ...

Young tech firms modernize India's milk production: Report

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Startups in India, the world's largest milk producer, are using the latest technology to ...

Akshay Kumar hails India's global growth at SCO Film Festival

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): India has come a long way since Independence. It's one of the most powerful ...

UP receives Rs 9K crores investment proposals in Chandigarh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 27 (ANI): Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government in its eighth and last roadshow organised in ...

Finnish Journalists Found Guilty of Revealing State Secrets

HELSINKI - A Finnish court on Friday said two journalists at Finland's largest daily newspaper Helsingin Sanomat were found guilty ...

2,000 Nigerian Refugees Leaving Cameroon but Majority to Stay

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Hundreds of Nigerian refugees who fled Boko Haram terrorism to northern Cameroon started returning home this week, ...

EU's Borrell Urges South Africa to Get Russia to End Ukraine War

JOHANNESBURG - The European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell visited South Africa on Friday, urging Pretoria to use its ...

Chinese authorities detain Tibetan writer for allegedly contacting exiles outside China

Lhasa [Tibet], January 27 (ANI): The Chinese authorities in Tibet have detained a 30-year-old Tibetan writer and former teacher for ...

France celebrates 25th anniversary of signature of Indo-French Strategic Partnership

Paris [France], January 27 (ANI): France's Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs on Thursday said that France is celebrating the ...

Japanese Buddhist body condemns China's interference in succession process of next Dalai Lama: Report

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], January 27 (ANI): Representatives of the Japanese Buddhist Conference for World Federation (JBCWF) have condemned China's ...

Rapids acquire Danish D Andreas Maxso

The Colorado Rapids have signed defender Andreas Maxso from Denmark's Brondby IF. The deal announced Friday is for three seasons ...

Toronto FC sign former NYCFC G Sean Johnson

Toronto FC announced the signing of U.S. men's national team goalkeeper Sean Johnson on Friday. Johnson, 33, who won 2021 ...

1st edition of the Indo-Egypt joint training exercise Cyclone culminates in Rajasthan

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The inaugural edition of the Indo-Egypt joint training exercise Cyclone on Friday culminated in ...

New Zealand pose challenging 176/6 against India in 1st T20I, Conway, Mitchell play gritty knocks

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], January 27 (ANI): Devon Conway's gritty fifty and Daryl Mitchell's blistering knock of 59 propelled New Zealand ...

Bengaluru airport: 18 non-indigenous animals recovered from passengers arriving from Bangkok

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has recovered 18 "non-indigenous" animals in the checked-in ...

DRI recovers smuggled rare 139 animals from Bengaluru farmhouse

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): In a joint operation, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Karnataka Forest Department ...

Nepal's Pokhara Airport faces hurdle due to payload issues

Kathmandu [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): Nepal's Pokhara International Airport, which was inaugurated by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on January ...

American Kung Fu master's Spring Festival experience in China

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writers Wang Tianyu and Li WeiWUHAN, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Jake Lee Pinnick is ...

Volga Manor in Harbin turned into ice-snow world

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Sushi chef's world championship held in Japan

Tokyo [Japan], January 27 (ANI): Making sushi is a work of art in Japan. Good handwork is a must for ...

Novak Djokovic, Stefanos Tsitsipas advance to Australian Open final

Stefanos Tsitsipas is off to his second major final after defeating Karen Khachanov 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 in ...

PM solved problems of students with his experience: MP CM Chouhan praised PM Modi

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], January 27 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra ...

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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 ...

As yearly output declines, experts say US manufacturing in recession

WASHINGTON D.C.: Based on a range of measurements, US manufacturing could have entered a recession in the fourth quarter of ...

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 ...

Fading Wisconsin out to make statement vs. Illinois

Reeling Wisconsin will try to regroup when it plays host to Illinois in a matchup of teams heading in opposite ...

Toronto FC sign former NYCFC G Sean Johnson

Toronto FC announced the signing of U.S. men's national team goalkeeper Sean Johnson on Friday. Johnson, 33, who won 2021 ...

Kraken aim to continue historic pace vs. Flames

Last season, the expansion Seattle Kraken faced frequent comparisons to the Vegas Golden Knights, who reached the Stanley Cup Final ...

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