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German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

Western allies outline new sanctions on Belarus over migrants

LONDON, England: The United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Canada have agreed to tackle the ongoing migrant crisis on ...

African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...

Mexican gang crashes into prison, flees with nine inmates

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: A Mexican gang crashed vehicles into a Mexican jail this week, in a successful bid to free ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

Sixty years after astronaut Alan Shepard, daughter to travel to space

KENT, Washington: Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will launch on 9th December, its third piloted flight, with a crew of ...

Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a spectacular feast for the senses

Review: Moulin Rouge! The MusicalSomeone wise once observed that theatre is the only artform to acknowledge its audience, and that's ...

OpsLyft raises 500k USD in seed funding from unicorn founders, Anand Chandrasekaran, and Marquee Angels From Freshworks, OYO, Innovaccer, and others

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 7 (ANI/BusinessWire India): OpsLyft, a San Francisco and Noida-based DevOps startup, has raised USD 500k ...

PM Modi to meet party's district, mandal presidents on Dec 14: Pralhad Joshi

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a meeting with district presidents and mandal ...

Gambia Police Disperse Protesters Contesting President's Re-election

BANJUL - Gambian police fired tear gas on Monday to disperse supporters of losing presidential candidate Ousainou Darboe as they ...

Ready to withdraw suspension if Opposition MPs apologize, says Pralhad Joshi

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Tuesday said that if the suspended Rajya ...

Housing finance pioneer, B.K. Madhur's autobiography released

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 7 (ANI/PRNewswire): At Home In The Universe, a book that chronicles a poor boy's journey from ...

Biggest Book Give-away program by an Indian Author

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], December 7 (ANI/PRNewswire): Book marketing and selling is a very complex process and more than 100 factors ...

New book explains why the mainstream right is doomed

?Riding the Populist Wave? shows how the far right is dictating the counter-argument to progressives in areas such as immigration ...

WHO warns against initially promising Covid therapy

The World Health Organization (WHO) has advised against using plasma containing Covid-19 antibodies to treat patients with the virus, finding ...

Trump predicts outcome of Putin-Biden face-off

Donald Trump has mocked a scheduled call between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, comparing it to ...

Three Vaccines Use Other Viruses to Protect Against COVID-19

More than 5 million people worldwide have had their lives cut short by COVID-19, and the number keeps rising as ...

Nobel Prizes Awarded in Pandemic-Curtailed Local Ceremonies

LONDON - Three 2021 Nobel Prize laureates said Monday that climate change is the biggest threat facing the world - ...

Nigeria Criticizes British Travel Ban Imposed Due to Omicron

ABUJA, NIGERIA - The British government suspended visa applications from Nigeria on Monday in a move sparked by the omicron ...

US Remembers Pearl Harbor on 80th Anniversary of Attack

'December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy,' is how then-U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt described the Japanese ...

Colombia to ban entry for those not vaccinated against COVID-19: President

"Based on a recommendation of the Colombian Health Ministry's advisory committee, effective December 14, all international travellers aged 18 and ...

Four Chinese military planes enter Taiwan defence zone

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4367540Taipei [Taiwan], December 7 (ANI): In yet another instance of growing military threats from Beijing, at least four Chinese military ...

Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum 2021 - A long term commitment towards restoring interdependence between the natural, social and economic systems

Guwahati (Assam) [India], December 7 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Balipara Foundation is pleased to announce the 9th Eastern Himalayan NaturenomicsTM Forum 2021 ...

Dave Bautista to feature in M. Night Shyamalan's 'Knock at the Cabin'

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI): Hollywood star Dave Bautista is teaming up with the king of twists and turns, M. ...

BTS to take long vacation to spend time with family

Seoul [South Korea], December 7 (ANI/Global Economic): Some members of K-pop supergroup BTS returned to Incheon International Airport on December ...

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to visit the UAE

Seoul [South Korea], December 7 (ANI/Global Economic): Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong will have a business trip to the ...

PM Modi honoured at BJP meet over announcement to celebrate Birsa Munda's birthday as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday was honoured at the BJP Parliamentary party meeting ...

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New chairman of Disney Company is board member Susan Arnold

BURBANK, California: The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Susan Arnold will become the new board chairman, replacing long-time chairman ...

U.S. stocks roar back as concerns over Covid variant diminish

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as fears over the new Covid variant Omicron subsided."Reports of ...

Grab app valued at $40 billion in debut on Nasdaq

SINGAPORE: Singapore-based Grab, the major ride sharing app used in South East Asia, has made its stock market debut on ...

After decades of delays, Shell Oil gives up on UK's Cambo oilfield

LONDON, England: Shell Oil announced this week that it has abandoned its plans to develop the Cambo oil field west ...

China Evergrande worries keep lid on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed modestly lower Monday as markets appeared to be coming to grips with ...

US saw only 210,000 hired in November, falls short of expectations

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a reversal of the predictions of expected job growth issued by economists, U.S. employers hired only 210,000 ...

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