Fri, 03 Feb 2023

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 ...

US south sees 1.3 million new residents in 2022

MIAMI, Florida: This decade, the US south is expected to see more new residents than any other region in the ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

Rocket Lab launches first rocket from Virginia, USA

LONG BEACH, California: Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab has launched its first mission from the United States, as part of ...

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

India rise to No. 3 in IBA's world boxing rankings

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): India continues to take rapid strides in the boxing world as it jumped to ...

We support PM Modi's vision of 'Make in India', says Armscor Chairman

By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): South African government's defence procurement agency, Armscor's Chairman Dr Phillip David Dexter ...

NATO Urges Russia to Comply With Last US Nuclear Treaty

NATO on Friday expressed concern that Russia was failing to comply with its last remaining nuclear arms control treaty with ...

Kremlin and White House deny Biden offered Putin 20% of Ukraine

The CIA also quickly disavowed explosive claims by the Swiss-German paper of recordPresident Joe Biden allegedly sent CIA chief William ...

Yasir Arafat in line to become Pakistan team's bowling coach

Lahore [Pakistan], February 3 (ANI): Mickey Arthur, who is set to become the team director of the Pakistan's men's national ...

China's authoritarian rule suppresses freedom of Tibetan people

Beijing [China], February 3 (ANI): Tibet, which the Communist Party of China thinks of as its own territory, was one ...

England to host crucial Super League series between Ireland, Bangladesh

London [UK], February 3 (ANI): Ireland will play Bangladesh in their final Super League series in May in England in ...

The Week In Russia: Stalingrad And A 'Stupid, Criminal War'

Seeking to subjugate Ukraine through brute force, Russian President Vladimir Putin turned to the historic Battle of Stalingrad in an ...

Ukraine's Zelenskyy Meets with European Leaders

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is meeting with European leaders in Kyiv on Friday. He is hoping to extract a fast-track ...

Indian Police Arrest 1,800 Men in Crackdown on Underage Marriage

GUWAHATI, INDIA - Police in Assam have arrested more than 1,800 men for marrying or arranging marriages to underage girls, ...

KIYG 2022: Hosts MP win four more golds, Maharashtra nose ahead

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)[India], February 3 (ANI): Hosts Madhya Pradesh extended their golden run at the Khelo India Youth Games 2022 ...

Confident India begin SAFF U-20 Women's C'ship campaign against Bhutan

Dhaka [Bangladesh], February 3 (ANI): The India U-20 Women's National Team will depend on its mixture of youth and experience ...

Gautam Adani drops out of World's top 20 richest people

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): Industrialist Gautam Adani slipped out of the World' Real-time Billionaires list of Forbes on ...

"I learnt editing films, story telling and skill of direction from him": Rakesh Roshan bids adieu to K Viswanath

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 3 (ANI): Actor-director Rakesh Roshan bade his 'teacher' and legendary filmmaker K. Viswanath, with whom he ...

Difficult to make 2026, long time until next World Cup: Messi on playing in next World Cup

Buenos Aires [Argentina], February 3 (ANI): Argentine star Lionel Messi stated that his participation in the 2026 FIFA World Cup ...

Trump calls for restraint in arming Ukraine

The US should send less military aid to Kiev and instead focus on a diplomatic solution to the conflict, the ...

China ramps up fuel oil imports blended from Russian crude media

Sanctions against Russian petroleum products are pushing supplies away from Europe and towards AsiaChinese independent refineries are currently boosting purchases ...

Pakistan 'Will Have to Agree' to IMF Conditions for Bailout, PM Says

Peshawar, Pakistan - Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said Friday the government would have to agree to IMF bailout conditions ...

IMF giving tough time to Pakistan, says PM Shehbaz Sharif

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 3 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was giving ...

Dulquer Salmaan celebrates 11 years in film industry, drops new poster of 'King of Kotha'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 3 (ANI): 11 years ago, Dulquer Salmaan's debut film 'Second Show' was released on February 3. ...

Guest Opinion: China-Canada relations: What's unchanged in five decades?

© Provided by Xinhua The development of China-Canada relations has shown that a sound and stable bilateral relationship conforms to ...

TOPS athlete Shreya Gupta eyeing gold in Fencing in her debut at Khelo India Youth Games

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir fencer Shreya Gupta is all set to make her mark at ...

Quad to focus on tackling Chinese threat in telecom, 6G technology

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): Amid threats from China in the field of telecom and 6G technology, the Quad grouping ...

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US Justice Dept. investigating Tesla claims on self-driving autos

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tesla confirmed this week that the US Justice Department has requested documents related to its Full Self-Driving and ...

At 10.5 million vehicles sold, Toyota is top automaker in 2022

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022, maintaining its position as the world's top-selling ...

Nasdaq Composite jumps more than 3 percent on Meta surge

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks had a hay day Thursday with Facebook parent Meta rocketing up nearly 30 ...

Concerns about recession in Germany after economy shrinks in Q4

FRANKFURT, Germany: Data released this week showed that the German economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2022, indicating ...

China to allow return of Japanese tourists following retaliatory ban

TOKYO, Japan: In a statement posted on the website of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo, Beijing announced that it will ...

Sellers hit U.S. dollar, greenback crumbles

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar crumbled on Thursday after first posting gains. The late afternoon sell off ...

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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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