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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 ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

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 ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

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, ...

FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

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 ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

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, ...

Former champ Ian Woosnam says he's played his last Masters

Ian Woosnam, the 1991 Masters champion, said it's time for him to be a spectator instead of a participant in ...

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 ...

Prevention, cooperation, mutual assistance essential to counter connected nature of terrorists in South Asia : Sri Lankan CDS

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 20 (ANI): Prevention, cooperation and mutual assistance in controlled measures at international borders are essential to ...

China warns foreign Olympic athletes against speaking out on politics at Winter Olympics Games

Beijing [China], January 20 (ANI): A member of China's Olympics organizing committee warned that foreign athletes may face punishment for ...

Medvedev takes out Aussie crowd favorite in Australian Open

© Provided by Xinhua World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev overcomes pressure from an opposing crowd to fend off local hero ...

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 ...

Malaysian foreign minister sees shift in Beijing's justification of South China Sea claims

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 20 (ANI): Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says Beijing now speaks less of the 'nine-dash line' ...

After blister strikes, Emma Raducanu bounced in Australia

Danka Kovinic will take her No. 98 world ranking into the third round of the Australian Open after defeating Britain's ...

World's first space-based film studio to launch by 2024

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): Space Entertainment Enterprise (S.E.E) is planning to launch what it claims is the world's first ...

Most wanted Nigerian drug peddler arrested : Hyderabad Police

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 20 (ANI): The North Zone Task Force of Hyderabad Police on Thursday took a Nigerian national ...

Cucumaria: The WEIRD sea creature Soviets loved to eat

This Far Eastern delicacy used to repulse Soviet people for its frankly yucky appearance. But, for those that weren't afraid ...

Olu Jacobs: Nollywood's elder statesman has always acted for his country

Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs, the Nigerian film producer and renowned actor, whose career spans more than five decades, belongs to that ...

Rhino horn consumers reveal why a legal trade alone won't save rhinos

Demand for rhino horn in Asian markets, especially Vietnam and China, has pushed the remaining rhino populations to the brink ...

And just like that ... #MeToo changed the nature of online communication

And Just Like That ... was the most-watched series debut ever released on HBO Max. It was almost predictable that ...

North Korea Expands China Trade, But Wider Pandemic Approach Unclear

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - North Korea this week resumed railway imports from China for the first time since its lockdown ...

Pakistan's economic struggle continues under Imran Khan's PTI government

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 20 (ANI): Pakistan economic struggle has started to increase under Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) compounding with ...

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 ...

India, Sri Lanka amp up collaboration in science and technology for three more years

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): At the India-Sri Lanka 5th Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation held on ...

R N Kao remembered

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Two decades ago today, one of India's modern day heroes--albeit one who always shunned ...

India's approach to development partnership based on needs of its partners, Mauritius is prime example: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that Mauritius is a prime example of ...

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 ...

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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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