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US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

UAE company spends $4.4 billion on investing in UK-headquartered Vodafone

DUBAI, UAE: After stating that it was looking to expand into new markets and related sectors, such as financial technology, ...

Weekly May inflation reported at 0.12 percent in Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's weekly inflation rate has further eased after surging soon after Moscow began its invasion in Ukraine on ...

Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...

Fast pace of Tesla success a surprise, says Volkswagen chief

WOLFSBURG, Germany: Tesla's expansion took Volkswagen by surprise, said an official, and the German carmaker may struggle to overtake Tesla, ...

Data From China Plane Crash Points to Intentional Nosedive

Washington - Flight data from a black box recovered from the China Eastern Airlines jet that crashed in March indicates ...

Gujarat: Wheat-laden trucks stuck at Kandla port after Centre's export ban

Kutch (Gujarat) [India], May 17 (ANI): After the Centre imposed a wheat export ban, a large number of trucks laden ...

Hezbollah and Allies Lose Lebanese Parliamentary Majority

More than a dozen independents and anti-Hezbollah candidates won parliamentary seats, many for the first time, signaling a deep desire ...

World bank sanctions USD 350 billion to Gujarat to boost health services

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], May 17 (ANI): The World Bank delegation on Tuesday called upon Gujarat Health Minister Hrishikesh Patel to ...

Germany has lost final traces of independence Russia

Chancellor Scholz is no ?offended liverwurst? because he was not offended by a Ukrainian ambassador who called him one, FM ...

Passion Vista enjoyed cheerful moment with Normanie Mckenzie

New Delhi [India] May 17 (ANI/ATK): Unified Brainz Celebrated the Success of Women leading by example with Glitz, Glamour and ...

A central bank digital euro could save the eurozone - here's how

The European Central Bank and its counterparts in the UK, US,

Big CIO show to convene India's top-notch CIOs at Taj Lands End, Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI/PR Newswire): The 11th Edition ofIt will feature a mix of informative sessions, keynotes, and ...

Pakistan: PTI government local representatives protest against unannounced, prolonged power cuts

Haripur (Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Suffering from an extreme power crunch, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) local government representatives staged ...

Wheat consignments awaiting customs clearance can be exported: Govt

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said wheat consignments that have ...

IT stalwart Ganesh Natarajan joins Advisory board of Centre for Innovation in Public Policy

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI/PNN): Dr Ganesh Natarajan, a renowned technology futurist, business builder and entrepreneurship mentor, has joined ...

Pakistan: Rupee witness sharp decline due to dwindling foreign reserves

Karachi [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): In the wake of the dwindling foreign reserves and the inflows taking more than expected ...

Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State felicitated awardees at the 6th Manav Rachna Excellence Awards

Faridabad (Haryana) [India], May 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): The sixth edition of Manav Rachna Excellence Awards (MREA) 2022 was held at a ...

Pakistan: Climate change deepens water crisis, worries mount amid droughts

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Minister for Climate Change, Sherry Rehman, on Monday raised the issue of water ...

Imran Khan's erstwhile government procured USD 52 billion in loans

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 16 (ANI): The erstwhile Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government tops the list amongst the last four administrations in ...

People should be ready to face economic challenges in forthcoming months, says Sri Lankan PM

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 16 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in an address to the nation on Monday ...

EU Cuts Eurozone Growth Forecast As Ukraine War Bites

The European Commission on Monday sharply cut its eurozone growth forecast for 2022 to 2.7 percent, blaming skyrocketing energy prices ...

Sony launches WH-1000XM5 headphones

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): Sony has now expanded its range of headphones to the global market with the launch ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 16

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

IBM: 6 Black Colleges Getting Cybersecurity Centers

New Orleans - Six historically Black universities in five Southern states will be getting the first IBM cybersecurity centers aimed ...

Arcitech to launch big solutions for small businesses

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 16 (ANI/PNN): Arcitech, a Mumbai-based software solution, web development, and digital transformation company, is ready to ...

Will Sunday's elections weaken Hezbollah's grip on Lebanon?

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus] May 16 (ANI): Lebanon, a country plagued by state mismanagement and rampant corruption, the currency of ...

Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka Lifts Curfew for Buddhist Festival

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan authorities lifted a nationwide curfew on Sunday for an important Buddhist festival, but celebrations ...

K.H. Lee storms back to win second straight Byron Nelson title

K.H. Lee of South Korea shot a final-round, 9-under 63 to successfully defend his title at the ATT Byron Nelson ...

Serbia will 'fight' sanctions pressure Vucic

Belgrade will stick to its policy of not imposing restrictions on Moscow, Aleksandar Vucic vowsDespite suffering "enormous damage," Serbia will ...

Pricy Tortillas: Latin America's Poor Struggle to Afford Staples

No item is more essential to Mexican dinner tables than the corn tortilla. But the burst of inflation that is ...

Pakistan: Shaukat Tarin takes potshot at Shehbaz Govt for its 'confusion' over subsidy

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 16 (ANI): Taking a jibe at contradictory statements given by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League ...

If Imran Khan is arrested, country will turn into Sri Lanka: Ex Pak minister

Faisalabad [Pakistan], May 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan Interior minister and Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed on Sunday ...

'Lot to be done and undone': New Sri Lankan PM on severe financial crisis

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 15 (ANI): Newly appointed Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said he will provide a ...

Pak govt returned 'empty handed' from foreign trips, says former minister

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 15 (ANI): Attacking the new Pakistan Prime Minister, former federal minister and PTI leader Asad Umar on ...

Sri Lanka PM holds talks with World Bank, Asian Development Bank representatives

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday held discussions with the country's representatives ...

Tourism collapse deepens Sri Lankan economic crisis, hospitality bears brunt

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 15 (ANI): Tourism industry in Sri Lanka is severely affected as the country is gripped by ...

Israel Reopens Gaza Crossing After Nearly 2 Weeks

JERUSALEM - Israel reopened on Sunday its only crossing with the Gaza Strip to Palestinian workers nearly two weeks after ...

Afghan money changers go on strike amid problems in obtaining licences

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 15 (ANI): After facing problems in obtaining licences, Afghanistan's National Council of Money changers on Saturday announced ...

Pricey Tortillas: Latin America's Poor Struggle to Afford Staples

No item is more essential to Mexican dinner tables than the corn tortilla. But the burst of inflation that is ...

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China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

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