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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...

After opening Taiwan office, China downgrades relations with Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania: China has downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania from ambassador to charge d'affaires level, in retaliation for Lithuania ...

Following tennis star Peng Shuai's disappearance, China blacks out CNN

BEIJING, China: China is blocking CNN's coverage of the disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai, according to network officials.Peng Shuai ...

Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

Teenage shooter Rittenhouse meets with former President Trump

MAR-A-LAGO, Florida - Former President Donald Trump has defended acquitted teenager Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, who has been prosecuted over the ...

China blocks Filipino ships, fires water cannons in South China Seas

MANILA, Philippines: The contested South China Seas again heated up this week as Chinese coast guard ships blocked two Philippines ...

2.2 million passengers at US airports, highest single day since Covid

WASHINGTON, D.C.: On November 19, 2.24 million airport passengers were screened by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, representing the highest ...

Unvaccinated pro athletes to be prevented from entering Canada

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada will bar all professional athletes not vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the country's health minister. Though Canada ...

Plagued by wild boars, Hong Kong begins tranquilizing, killing them

HONG KONG: Hong Kong authorities have begun killing wild boars, which have roamed the city at will in recent years. ...

California, with $31 billion surplus, could send rebates to taxpayers

SACRAMENTO, California: California is expected to register a $31 billion tax surplus this year, which could trigger refunds to state ...

New York to allow crowds to return for New Year's Eve celebrations

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has confirmed that crowds of revelers will be allowed ...

VP Harris becomes first woman to gain US presidential powers

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden temporarily transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris while undergoing a routine colonoscopy for 85 ...

Since 2016, invited stranger to attend Thanksgiving dinner

MESA, Arizona: A text message sent to a wrong number in 2016 has led to years of friendship between Jamal ...

Chinese, Swiss FMs talk over phone on ties, cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua Noting that Switzerland is a strong country in winter sports, Wang said China is willing to ...

UN peacekeeping chief hopes to enhance cooperation with China

© Provided by Xinhua "This is something that our peacekeeping missions cannot achieve alone," says Jean-Pierre Lacroix. "What we need ...

Pak restricts travel from 6 South African nations, Hong Kong over new COVID-19 variant

Islamabad [Pakistan], November 27 (ANI): Pakistan on Saturday restricted travel from six southern African nations and Hong Kong amid rising ...

Tribal elder shot died in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 27 (ANI): Unidentified armed men killed an elderly man in western Afghanistan's Nimroz province, international media reported ...

Ban vs Pak, 1st Test: It feels great when your partner motivates you: Liton Das on Mushfiqur Rahim

Chattogram [Bangladesh], November 27 (ANI): Bangladesh batter Liton Das praised his fellow teammate Mushfiqur Rahim for motivating him as the ...

Czech Republic testing traveler from Namibia for Omicron strain

Prague [Czech Republic], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The central laboratory of the Czech Health Ministry is testing a woman who arrived ...

Study finds gut bacteria that improves memory in bees

Berlin [Germany], November 27 (ANI): A specific type of gut bacteria in bees that can improve memory has been discovered ...

Export of gems, jewellery more than double this financial year; rises to USD 23.62 bn: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that India can ...

Our culture is reflected by the games we play: Study

Berlin [Germany], November 27 (ANI): Making use of historical data, researchers from Germany (Leipzig, Jena, Gera) and Australia, during a ...

UK registers first 2 cases of new COVID-19 variant

London [UK], November 27 (ANI): The United Kingdom on Saturday reported first two cases of the new Omicron variant of ...

FIH Men's Junior WC: Belgium, Malaysia advance into QFs

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], November 27 (ANI): Belgium and Malaysia qualified to the quarter-finals from Pool A at the FIH Odisha ...

Nepal makes 7-day quarantine mandatory for air travellers from South African nations

Kathmandu [Nepal], November 27 (ANI): Nepal has made a week-long quarantine compulsory for those arriving from South African Nations or ...

Athletes from rural areas have fire in their belly, says Anurag Thakur

Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 27 (ANI): Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports on Saturday said ...

Uncommon for unborn babies to contract COVID-19: Study

London [UK], November 27 (ANI): According to a study led by UCL researchers with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children ...

North Macedonia's PM Resigns As Head Of Social Democrats

North Macedonia's prime minister, Zoran Zaev, has stepped down as head of the Social Democratic Party (SDSM) in the wake ...

Worst-ever Covid variant: What we know so far

Scientists have raised the alarm about the new Omicron Covid-19 variant, first identified in Botswana, which has an ?extremely high ...

US is looking for war in Belarus Lukashenko

Washington is using the migrant crisis to stage a conflict with Belarus, the country's embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko has declared, ...

New lockdown announced in Europe

The Netherlands has once again tightened its pandemic restrictions, with a new overnight lockdown announced by the government. The state ...

Harry Potter lens launched on Snapchat celebrating 20-year film anniversary

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): Instant messaging platform Snapchat and Warner Bros have teamed up to celebrate the 20th anniversary ...

UNICEF has no plans to evacuate staff from S Africa amid spread of new COVID Strain

New York [US], November 27 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said it does not have a plan to ...

Over 60 people arriving from South Africa to Netherlands test positive for COVID: Reports

Amsterdam [Netherlands], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Coronavirus has been detected in 61 passengers from two KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flights arriving ...

26/11 attack anniversary: Experts demand strict action against Pakistan for support to terror

Rome [Italy], November 27 (ANI): The members of the European Parliament and experts have demanded justice for victims of the ...

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US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

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