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At $534 million, Rome's Villa Aurora highest price ever at auction

ROME, Italy: Villa Aurora, a villa for sale in Rome with a starting price of $534 million, was expected to ...

During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Poland joins other EU countries with 100,000 Covid-related deaths

WARSAW, Poland: Poland has emerged as the most recent country in Europe to have reported 100,000 fatalities linked to COVID-19, ...

No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev advances at raucous Australian Open

Russian Daniil Medvedev fought off home-country favorite Nick Kyrgios and a noisy crowd on Thursday to advance to the third ...

Blinken holds joint press conference with his German counterpart, says talks with Lavrov will show diplomatic way forward with Russia

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a joint press conference with Germany's Foreign Minister ...

Turkey, Qatar reach deal with Taliban on security at Kabul Airport: Report

Ankara [Turkey], January 20 (ANI): Turkey and Qatar have reached an agreement with the Taliban on the issue of maintaining ...

US, Allies prepare swift response if Russia moves across Ukrainian border: Blinken

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): If the Russian military crosses the border with Ukraine, the United States and its allies ...

Australian Open, Day-4: Medvedev, Sabalenka and Halep enter third round, Raducanu and Muguruza knocked out

Melbourne [Australia], January 20 (ANI): The fourth day of the Australian Open 2022 turned out to be an eventful day ...

Machine learning model uses blood tests to estimate COVID-19 survival: Study

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): In a new study, a single blood sample from critically ill COVID-19 patients was used ...

Music industry veteran Jerry Crutchfield dies at 87

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): Jerry Crutchfield, a songwriter, producer, publishing executive and music industry veteran, passed away on January ...

Russia responds to British Ukraine weapons airlift

Moscow's Foreign Ministry has called on the West to stop the ?militarization of Ukraine?A series of reports in Western media ...

Russia set for complete ban on cryptocurrencies

The move would see crypto transactions banned in the world's largest countryThe Bank of Russia has unveiled proposals that would ...

Brazilian 15-year-old scores wondergoal

Endrick is already being monitored by top European clubs such as FC Barcelona and Real MadridPalmeiras wonderkid Enrick has stunned ...

NATO teases massive Arctic drill

The exercise Cold Response 2022 is headed by aircraft carrier USS Harry. S Truman and involves 35,000 troopsNATO allies and ...

West trying to provoke war in Ukraine, Russia claims

Moscow's Foreign Ministry has called on the West to stop the ?militarization of Ukraine?A series of reports in Western media ...

Explainer: How Sweeping EU Rules Would Curb Tech Companies

LONDON - Online companies would have to ramp up efforts to keep harmful content off their platforms and take other ...

NEURIA - an app to improve quality of mental health and treatment of neurological patients and their caregivers launches in India

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI/PNN):We live in a digital world, and there is access to any kind of information ...

Ex-Wife Of Iranian-Swedish Dissident Concerned Over Fairness Of Trial

The ex-wife of an Iranian-Swedish dissident on trial in Iran says she's worried he will not get a fair trial ...

Moldova Introduces State Of Emergency Amid Russian Gas Crisis

Moldova's lawmakers have approved a 60-day state of emergency in the energy sector amid the country's difficulties with gas payments ...

Explainer: What Are US Military Options to Help Ukraine

President Joe Biden is not planning to answer a further Russian invasion of Ukraine by sending combat troops. But he ...

COVID-19: Sputnik V shows strong protection against Omicron compared to Pfizer vaccine, says Italy-Russia joint study

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V has demonstrated strong protection against the Omicron variant of ...

Blinken In Berlin As Allies Look For Unity Ahead of Lavrov Talks

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has started another round of talks with key European allies in Berlin to cement ...

US hypocrisy could kill millions in Afghanistan's famine

Afghanistan is facing a severe famine, the worst in decades, which could potentially lead to the death of millions of ...

Will Ukraine crisis destroy Russian economy

The West is threatening Russia with crippling sanctions over potential conflict with UkraineThe Western media, as well as multiple US ...

US warns it may ban chip exports to Russia

The White House has warned US chipmakers it may curb exports to Russia if tensions between Moscow and Kiev escalateIn ...

Telegram threatened with removal from app stores in EU country

German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser has called on tech giants to take responsibility for apps that harbor illegal contentFollowing a ...

COVID-19: India's 72 pc adults fully vaccinated, 52 pc in 15-18 age group jabbed with 1st dose, says Centre

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Central government on Thursday informed that 72 per cent of India's adult population ...

Fifth day of trial in blogger's murder case: British-Pakistani man's relationship with middleman in focus

London [UK], January 20 (ANI): On the fifth day of trial in the case of the British-Pakistani man Muhammad Gohir ...

What countries can Russian citizens NOT visit without a visa

Some 90 countries require Russian citizens to have a visa to cross their borders.The Russian passport ranks 33st out of ...

Iran, Russia, China To Hold Joint Naval Drill Amid Growing Ties

Iran, Russia, and China will hold joint naval exercises in the north of the Indian Ocean on January 21, Iranian ...

Ukrainian president responds to invasion fears

The president of Ukraine asks citizens to end run on banks and stop panic-buying foodThe risk of a full-blown war ...

Yuan rises in ranks of top global currencies

China's national currency has reached its highest level of popularity in cross-border payments since 2015The yuan has now firmly placed ...

Macron slammed for turning EU into Africa's hotel & Beijing's prey

MEP Jordan Bardella launched a scathing attack on the French presidentOn Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron came to the European ...

Saltykov-Shchedrin: Satirist, wordsmith and legal terrorist

This skilled satirist is relatively unknown in the West, but he made huge contributions to Russian language, literature and social ...

Security Scanners Across Europe Tied to China Government, Military

At some of the world's most sensitive spots, authorities have installed security screening devices made by a single Chinese company ...

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American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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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