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About 300 people riot outside police station in southwestern Japan: Reports

Tokyo [Japan], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): A group of about 300 young people rioted in Japan's southwestern city of Okinawa, pelting ...


Hostage dead after 11-hour standoff in Tokyo

Tokyo [Japan], January 28 (ANI): One hostage has died while another remained unconscious in the hospital after Japanese police arrested ...


A rogue rocket is on course to crash into the Moon. It won't be the first

In a few weeks' time, a rocket launched in 2015 is expected to crash into the Moon. The fast-moving piece ...


AFC Women's Asian Cup: Australia down Thailand to stay perfect

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): Australia secured top spot in Group B of the AFC Women's Asian Cup India ...


Cancer patients sue company behind Fukushima radiation

Plaintiffs claim they have developed thyroid cancer due to radiation that seeped from the Japanese power plant after the 2011 ...


US Olympian backs transgender rival

Brooke Forde has 'great respect' for transgender University of Pennsylvania women's swim team member Lia ThomasOlympian Brooke Forde has defended ...


WHO regional boss accused of racism AP

Whistleblowers at the health body's Manila HQ allege that the regional director made ?derogatory comments? based on the nationality of ...


Amit Shah condoles death of hockey legend Charanjit Singh, says he was charismatic player

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of hockey ...


Japanese aid to Tonga aimed at countering China's influence in South Pacific region

Tokyo [Japan], January 27 (ANI): After the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga, the Japanese government is working to ...


PM Modi condoles demise of hockey legend Charanjit Singh

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed condolences over the demise of hockey legend ...


Sony Pictures Networks India bags exclusive rights to broadcast Asia's biggest Multi-Sporting Event, 2022 Asian Games

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Sony Pictures Networks India, (SPN), has acquired the exclusive media rights for the ...


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China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

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 ...

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 ...

After 13-hour flight, passengers in Sydney wait 50 minutes to exit

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Passengers on board an Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi were detained on board their plane for ...

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 ...

International

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Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

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 ...

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Australian and Japanese share markets in strong advances

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rebounded Friday with most of the major indices making solid gains.The Nikkei 225 ...


Bengali hospital bags world's best new building award

SATKHIRA, Bangladesh - The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has recognized an 80-bed Bangladeshi hospital in the coastal area ...


In bid to move supply chain to US, Intel to build chip plant in Ohio

SANTA CLARA, California: Chip maker Intel has announced that it will invest more than $20 billion in two new chip ...


Wild ride on Wall Street, particularly for tech stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had another wild ride Thursday, scaling great heights and then nosediving. "Yesterday's FOMC ...


Facebook parent developing supercomputer to enter new computing age

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook's parent company, Meta, has announced the creation of what it believes is among the fastest artificial ...


Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...


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 ...