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Israeli army ratchets up artillery barrages and aerial bombings

Israel fired artillery and mounted more air strikes on Friday against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip amid constant rocket ...


Kremlin concerned about unchecked Israeli-Palestinian clashes

© Provided by Xinhua A lack of mutual trust and armed clashes are not conducive to stability, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry ...


Death toll in Gaza soars to 198

Gaza [Palestine], May 17 (ANI): The death toll in Palestine due to Israeli airstrikes has reached 198 on Monday, said ...


Israeli politics and the Palestine question: everything you need to know

As civilian causalities mount in Gaza, Israeli politicians of all hues must face the stark reality that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict ...


Federer expects battle to get back to the top

Roger Federer said on Monday he expects to return to the top tier of tennis even though the next generation ...


The history of sneakers: from commodity to cultural icon

Sneakers (or trainers if you're British), once the symbol of athleticism, have transcended their primary function to become commercial and ...


How COVID vaccines have pushed the UK towards the end of lockdown

The latest round of lockdown easing has now taken place in England, Wales and most of Scotland, with restrictions on ...


Jio building largest international submarine cable system

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI): Reliance Jio said on Monday it is constructing the largest international submarine cable system ...


Israeli air strike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza - military

GAZA - An Israeli air strike killed a top commander with the Islamic Jihad militant group in Gaza on Monday, ...


Russia is making a mad dash to outrun peak oil demand

Several of the world's largest oil-producing nations have recently made public plans to boost their production capacity.The reason: peak oil ...


China's deadly suicide drones

Beijing [China], May 17 (ANI): The 21st Century battlefield belongs to expendable attack drones or flying artillery shells and China ...


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U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...

Airbnb up 52% as travel begins to recover

SAN FRANCISCO, California: As more people become vaccinated against COVID-19 and restrictions are eased, Airbnb's gross bookings have jumped 52 ...

Post-It Notes inventor dies at 80 in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minnesota: The inventor of the 3M Post-it Note has died. Spencer Silver, age 80, died May 8 at ...

Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...

To lure short features, YouTube to create $100 million fund

SAN BRUNO, California: Alphabet Inc's YouTube has announced it will launch a $100 million fund to pay content creators whose ...

American businesses in China voice concern over consumer boycotts

BEIJING, China: A group representing U.S. business interests in China has demanded that China end what it calls its "implicit ...

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Israeli police attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque blamed for violence outbreak

JERUSALEM - Twenty-seven days before the first rocket was fired from Gaza this week, a squad of Israeli police officers ...

Kremlin concerned about unchecked Israeli-Palestinian clashes

© Provided by Xinhua A lack of mutual trust and armed clashes are not conducive to stability, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry ...

Lockdown further eases in UK amid coronavirus variant risks

© Provided by Xinhua "We have reached another milestone in our road map out of lockdown, but we must take ...

Death toll in Gaza soars to 198

Gaza [Palestine], May 17 (ANI): The death toll in Palestine due to Israeli airstrikes has reached 198 on Monday, said ...

Israeli politics and the Palestine question: everything you need to know

As civilian causalities mount in Gaza, Israeli politicians of all hues must face the stark reality that the Palestinian-Israeli conflict ...

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U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...


Polish bars celebrate reopening after end of Covid restrictions

WARSAW, Poland: Poles celebrated on the weekend as restaurants and bars opened outdoor dining for the first time in over ...


Taiwan tightens Covid restrictions after infections increase

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Following reports of 180 new Covid infections on May 14, Taiwan tightened restrictions in Taipei and the surrounding ...


South American countries seek to lay Internet cable to Asia

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil plans to join a Chile-led project to lay a fiber optic cable connecting South America and Asia, ...


Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...


Masks can be removed for vaccinated Americans, says CDC

ATLANTA, Georgia: Americans will no longer need to wear face masks if they are fully vaccinated, the U.S. Centers for ...


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