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US cancels over 1,800 flights due to ice storm

CHICAGO, Illinois: After an ice storm ravaged states from Texas to West Virginia, this week, airlines canceled over 1,800 flights ...

Czech parliament speaks repeats support for Taiwan

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Ahead of her visit to Taipei, Marketa Pekarova Adamova, Speaker of the Czech Lower House, reiterated to ...

Courts declare New Jersey anti-gun law cannot be enforced

TRENTON, New Jersey: A federal judge has blocked a New Jersey law allowing the state's attorney-general to sue gun manufacturers ...

US ending Covid emergency programs on May 11

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration said this week that it will end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on 11th May, nearly ...

After 11,000 US flights disrupted, FAA updates its computers

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter to lawmakers last week, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it had put in ...

Washington ends export licenses for supplying China's Huawei

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has stopped issuing export licenses to US companies seeking to ship most items to China's ...

U.S. warned NATO expansionism would cross Russian tripwires

Nearly a year in, the war in Ukraine has cost tens of thousands of lives and brought the world to ...

After Biden tapped US oil reserves, House passes bill to end such uses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that limits the ability of US Energy Secretary Jennifer ...

US says Russian businessman traded on illegal information

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin, who has ties to the Kremlin, has been accused of making tens of millions ...

NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...

TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

Pakistan: MQM-P to hold sit-in against local govt elections in Karachi, Hyderabad subdivisions

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 6 (ANI): The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Pakistan on Sunday announced that they will hold a sit-in ...

Provisions made in Union Budget for development of green energy and renewable energy will benefit Uttarakhand: CM Dhami

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], February 6 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Sunday said that a special provision has ...

Jack Hughes, Devils ready for new-look Canucks

Jack Hughes got a glimpse at the previous era of the Vancouver Canucks during NHL All-Star Game festivities from Thursday ...

Pope Planning India, Mongolia Trips After Portugal, France

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE - Pope Francis said Sunday he is planning to visit India next year and is studying ...

One Peacekeeper Killed in Congo After UN Chopper Comes Under Fire

Goma, DRC - One U.N. peacekeeper was killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday when a helicopter operated ...

24 Dead in Chile as Wildfires Expand; Foreign Help Coming

SANTIAGO, CHILE - Firefighters were battling dozens of raging wildfires in Chile on Sunday, seeking to gain control of one ...

Wrapping South Sudan Trip, Pope Calls for Forgiveness, Reconciliation

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - Pope Francis flew back to Rome on Sunday after a three-day tour of South Sudan. The ...

China's fishing trawlers endangering marine life of South America: Report

Beijing [China], February 6 (ANI): Chinese Distant Water Fishing Fleet (DWF) vessels have been spotted fishing rare and protected species ...

G20 members agree on joint efforts to achieve energy efficiency and security

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 6 (ANI): The G20 member countries participating in the first Energy Transitions Working Group (ETWG) meeting ...

World Wetlands Day celebrated at all 75 Ramsar sites in India

New Delhi [India], February 6 (ANI): The state governments and Union Territory administrations celebrated World Wetlands Day (WWD) at all ...

EU Bans Russian Diesel, Other Oil Products Over Ukraine

Frankfurt, Germany - Europe imposed a ban Sunday on Russian diesel fuel and other refined oil products, slashing energy dependency ...

Ukraine sanctions Russian nuclear industry

Kiev has blacklisted more than 200 entities for 50 yearsUkraine's National Security and Defense Council has introduced sanctions against the ...

Former Pak Finance Minister Miftah Ismail says things to 'remain tight for a while' on economic front

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan Finance Minister Miftah Ismail has said that things on the economic front will ...

Translated Chinese books gain popularity at Egypt's largest book fair

© Provided by Xinhua by Mahmoud FoulyCAIRO, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Decorated with Chinese-style red lanterns, the pavilion of translated ...

Russia's Lavrov in Iraq for Energy Talks

Baghdad - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Iraq on Sunday for talks on energy and food security in ...

"I was raised in an India where..." Shashi Tharoor after facing 'fierce' reactions over his Musharraf remark

New Delhi [India], February 6 (ANI): I was raised in an India where you are expected to speak kindly of ...

Indians can now get US visa appointment at American embassies abroad

New Delhi [India], February 6 (ANI): The US Embassy in India has said that Indians who are travelling abroad can ...

West Bengal Police stall steals attention at 46th International Kolkata Book Fair

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 6 (ANI): West Bengal Police stall at the 46th International Kolkata Book Fair became a ...

Tourists in our own reality: Susan Sontag's Photography at 50

This year marks 50 years since Susan Sontag's essay Photography was published in the New York Review of Books. Slightly ...

How much has support for the Voice fallen? It depends on how you ask

Support for embedding an Indigenous Voice to parliament in the Constitution has fallen. The polls provide good evidence once you ...

Miss Universe Credits Filipino-Texas Family for Her Crown

New York - R'Bonney Gabriel is the first Filipina American to wear the Miss Universe crown in the pageant's seven-decade ...

Indian Railways to introduce Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train to showcase heritage of Gujarat

New Delhi [India], February 6 (ANI): The Indian railways is set to introduce a Bharat Gaurav Deluxe AC Tourist Train ...

UK PM poised to ditch human rights convention The Times

Insiders have told the paper Rishi Sunak values cracking down on illegal immigration over remaining in the ECHRBritish Prime Minister ...

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Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

Kirk Cousins, NFC top AFC at first-ever 'Pro Bowl Games'

Kirk Cousins connected with George Kittle on a 12-yard touchdown pass and scrambled away from a blitz to hit Minnesota ...

Keisei Tominaga goes for 30, Nebraska beats Penn St. to end slide

Keisei Tominaga scored a career-high 30 points and Nebraska snapped a four-game losing streak with a 72-63 win over Penn ...

Michigan's Hunter Dickinson too much for Ohio State

Hunter Dickinson scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Michigan to a 77-69 win against Ohio State in ...

Celtics in search of more energy in visit to Pistons

After a lethargic performance Friday, the Boston Celtics had the rest of the weekend off in order to get energized ...

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