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France expects to reopen coal-fired power plant in Lorraine

PARIS, France: In a written statement made this week confirming a report from broadcaster RTL, France's energy ministry said the ...

Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...

Indonesian president seeks immediate ceasefire in Ukraine

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said that he will urge his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts to open peace ...

Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...

French urged to conserve energy use to prepare for winter

PARIS, France: Amidst shortages and soaring prices caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and subsequent supply cuts, the heads of ...

At this week's G7 meeting, imports of Russian gold to be banned

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at further isolating Russia economically over its invasion of ...

New Ireland law to review foreign purchases of sensitive companies

DUBLIN, Ireland: The government of Ireland is preparing a new law to prevent foreign investments in critical technology and infrastructure ...

G-7 meeting to hear bids to stop biofuel to reduce food prices

BERLIN, Germany: To prevent large increases in food prices, officials from G7 countries, including Germany and the UK, will push ...

Vaccines, FTAs help boost Cambodia's economic recovery: World Bank

© Provided by Xinhua Cambodia's total exports rose 34.5 percent year-on-year during the January-May period this year, and traditional growth ...

'How I ended up teaching English in Russia' - Erica from Canada

Erica Armstrong came to Russia to meet her love. Fate has since separated them, but she hopes to come back ...

The most German places in modern St. Petersburg

Germans used to be the second largest ethnic group in St. Petersburg after the Russians. And there are still many ...

US assistant secretary in Pakistan to discuss issues of Dawood Ibrahim

Washington [US], July 1 (ANI): US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, ...

WHO: COVID-19 Cases Rising Nearly Everywhere Around World

Geneva - The number of new coronavirus cases rose by 18% in the last week, with more than 4.1 million ...

Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas reach third round of Wimbledon

Second-seeded Rafael Nadal lost a set Thursday but continued on to a 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win over Ricardas Berankis ...

Kiev's actions in Donbass amount to crimes against humanity Putin

Russia's president said Ukraine had subjected the Donbass republics to ?genocide?Kiev's actions against the Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics amount ...

Lunar crater from mysterious rocket impact found

NASA has discovered a double crater made when a rocket of unknown origin hit the MoonA rocket of unknown origin ...

NATO Ends Summit with Strengthened Posture Against Russia, China

Madrid - NATO leaders concluded their three-day meeting in Madrid Thursday with the Western security alliance strengthening its defense against ...

Diplomats: Iran Making New Demands in Nuclear Talks

united nations - A day after indirect talks between the United States and Iran on a return to the 2015 ...

Nigerian Experts Praise Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline Project

Abuja, Nigeria - As Europe seeks to wean itself off Russian natural gas, Algeria, Niger, and Nigeria have revived a ...

Biden urges dropping Senate filibuster over abortion

The US president said an ?exception? needed to be made to the 60-vote rule in order to legalize abortionUS President ...

Ukraine Recap: Putin plays historian while the west closes its ranks

On day one of Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine, February 24, Russian troops seized Snake Island, a tiny rocky outcrop ...

Iran should drop demands that go beyond JCPOA: US Deputy Envoy to UN

New York [US], June 30 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States believes Iran should drop demands that go beyond the Joint Comprehensive ...

Putin authorized major POW swap Moscow

Defense Ministry confirms the exchange of 144 captured troops with UkraineRussia has confirmed that 144 Ukrainian soldiers have been handed ...

Russian handball Messi leaves for foreign club

Handball queen Anna Vyakhireva is heading to NorwayRussian women's handball star Anna Vyakhireva - who has been compared by some ...

Sanctions can be perceived as casus belli Medvedev

?Cynical? unilateral restrictions from the West can ultimately be viewed as an act of aggression, former Russian president warnsUnilateral sanctions ...

Medvedev comments on West's 'War Crimes' threat

Former Russian leader says any attempt to threaten a nuclear nation is a risky businessThe West should be wary of ...

Formula 1 reacts after former chief praises first-class Putin

Bernie Eccleston told UK TV he would 'take a bullet' for Vladimir PutinFormula One has issued a statement after former ...

West will target Russian oil exports Biden

Washington and its allies are aiming to ban the insurance of Russian crude shipments, President Biden saysUS President Joe Biden ...

West violated key NATO-Russia treaty Lavrov

The Founding Act of 1997 legally remains in force, but has effectively been violated by the US-led bloc, Lavrov claimedNeither ...

Recession in US and EU more likely than not analyst

Major Western economies should expect a significant growth slowdown, according to investment firm PIMCOThe US will "more likely than not" ...

Go to hell, Ukrainian ambassador tells German intellectuals

Andrey Melnik has slammed the signatories of an open letter which calls on the West to stop providing Ukraine with ...

Biden makes gasoline prices endurance vow

Average prices at pumps across the country have reached a record $5 per gallonThe US will bear high gasoline prices ...

Russia should not fear defensive NATO US

The US is sending more troops to Europe because of Russian ?aggression,? the White House insistsRussia should not regard additional ...

Iga Swiatek survives scare, wins 37th straight match

World No. 1 Iga Swiatek overcame a scare from Dutch lucky loser Lesley Pattinama Kerkhove to advance to the third ...

Only 15% of World Enjoys Free Expression of Information

A Britain-based group says its latest study of worldwide free expression rights shows only 15% of the global population lives ...

NATO summit concludes amid criticisms of bloc's aggression

© Provided by Xinhua "NATO has always been used by the United States as a tool to perpetuate its hegemony," ...

Jasprit Bumrah says appointment as captain 'big achievement, honour'

Birmingham [UK], June 30 (ANI): Pacer Jasprit Bumrah, India's captain for the fifth and final Test against England at Edgbaston ...

Pakistan Army Chief undertook a 'low profile' visit to Paris: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 30 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa attended a security exhibition this month in Paris while ...

Director Paul Haggis makes latest court appearance in Italy

Washington [US], June 30 (ANI): 'Crash' director Paul Haggis has appeared in court again in Italy, where he is currently ...

Russia has no restrictions on export of fertilizers: Putin

Moscow [Russia], June 30 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has no restrictions on the export of fertilizers or food products, Russian President Vladimir ...

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14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...

Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...

French urged to conserve energy use to prepare for winter

PARIS, France: Amidst shortages and soaring prices caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and subsequent supply cuts, the heads of ...

At this week's G7 meeting, imports of Russian gold to be banned

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at further isolating Russia economically over its invasion of ...

Myanmar military thwarts weapon transporting by PDF fighters

MAGWAY, Myanmar - At least eight resistance fighters were killed on Wednesday when junta troops intercepted a truck they were ...

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