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US-Backed SDF Retakes Key Prison in Battle with Islamic State

WASHINGTON - A massive and well-planned operation by the Islamic State to free thousands of the terror group's fighters from ...


PM thanks world leaders for their greetings on India's 73rd Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked world leaders for their greetings and wishes on the ...


Ex-Irish Soldier Justified Jihad Before Joining IS, Witness Says

DUBLIN - A former Irish army soldier justified jihad suicide bombings while attending a mosque in Ireland before she joined ...


Ronaldo handles Russian MMA shirt in gym with F1 star Mazepin

The famously fitness-obsessed footballer took time out from pushing iron while the Formula One racer wore an MMA Union of ...


Mideast in Pictures: Flaming clouds over Nile River

© Provided by Xinhua Cairo, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- It rarely rains in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, but when ...


Global Corruption on the Rise Amid Democratic Decline

LONDON - The fight against corruption has stagnated over the past decade amid human rights abuses and democratic declines in ...


Lebanon's Saad Hariri Withdraws, Leaving a Vacuum

AMMAN - Saad Hariri, Lebanon's leading Sunni Muslim politician and three-time prime minister, has announced that he will not run ...


No. 7 UCLA aims to ride momentum of big win into meeting vs. Cal

Coming off an emphatic win over third-ranked Arizona on Tuesday, No. 7 UCLA will welcome Pac-12 Conference counterpart California to ...


No. 6 Purdue looks for good fortune on road vs. Iowa

No. 6 Purdue will try to improve on the road when it tips off against Iowa in a Big Ten ...


China's TEDA launches logistic, used-car projects in Egypt

© Provided by Xinhua China's giant industrial developer TEDA launches new projects on logistic services and used-car import in Egypt's ...


A 'trigger warning' on 1984 Big Brother would be proud!

The University of Northampton, an institution which appears to have suffered an irony bypass, slapped a trigger warning on '1984' ...


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Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world's largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will ...

Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order for 50 aircraft

PARIS, France: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has canceled a multi-billion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Pak Finance ministry says debt burden is Rs 11.8 trillion higher than legally allowed limit

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 26 (ANI): A report prepared by Pakistan's Ministry of Finance showed that the federal government's burden was ...

Microsoft's Windows 11 to get Android apps, taskbar improvements, and more in upcoming month

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft has plans to launch a public preview of its Android apps ...

Three ways for Sony to avoid getting left behind by Microsoft

Sony has had a rough few days. The Japanese tech giant has lost a whopping US$14 billion (Pound 10 billion), ...

World

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Rules are rules: New Zealand PM delays her wedding due to COVID

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions she put in place, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had to ...

Irish Minister says Ireland unhappy with Russian naval exercises

DUBLIN, Ireland: Minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said he will discuss with his EU counterparts Russia's intentions to ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

NUG collecting evidence of military crimes to report to ICJ, ICC

YANGON, Myanmar - In a press conference on Thursday, two ministers from Myanmar's National Unity Government (NUG) stated that their ...

Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

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Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...


Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...


African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...


Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...


New US visas to attract foreign science, tech students

WASHINGTON D.C.: To ensure that the U.S. economy remains competitive, the Biden administration will allow international students specializing in science, ...


World famous Rio Carnival rescheduled for April

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil and the spread of the Omicron ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...