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American Airlines invests $25 million in UK flying taxis

FORT WORTH, Texas: American Airlines will purchase flying taxis to ferry passengers high above the congestion of crowded cities.In moving ...

Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...

Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...

U.S. to donate 500 million Pfizer doses by end 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has announced it will donate 500 million Pfizer Covid vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries ...

U.S. pharmacist pleads guilty to destroying Covid vaccines

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin: A Wisconsin pharmacist is to be jailed for three years for destroying hundreds of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 ...

Daughter of Peru's former president losing by 0.4% in election

LIMA, Peru: Peruvian socialist and school teacher Pedro Castillo was holding on to a slim lead over candidate Keiko Fujimori ...

Speeding, alcohol called cause of upswing in Iowa road deaths

DES MOINES, Iowa: In a bid to reduce the state's increasing number of traffic fatalities, Iowa officials said this week ...

Ecuador obtains money to begin Covid vaccination campaign

QUITO, Ecuador: Ecuador has obtained $550 million in financing to begin its campaign to administer Covid vaccinations to its population, ...

15 wandering elephants being watched worldwide on Youtube, Twitter

BEIJING, China: First they became stars in China, and now 15 wandering elephants have become international celebrities. Worldwide media are ...

NASA's Juno spacecraft sends back photos of Jupiter's moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: For the first time in 20 years, a NASA spacecraft has traveled close enough to one of ...

PM Modi to address virtual high-level UN meet

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a virtual high-level United Nations' dialogue on desertification, ...

Congratulations pour in for Israel's new PM

Tel Aviv [Israel], June 14 (ANI): From Austria to the United States, wishes poured in from around the world as ...

Chinese lecturer suspended from teaching over polygamy view

Beijing [China], June 14 (ANI): A lecturer from a top Chinese law school has been suspended from teaching after he ...

China gets veiled rebuke from Japan, Australia

Cornwall [UK], June 14 (ANI): In a veiled rebuke against China's assertive behaviour in connection with trade with Australia, Japan ...

Japan, Canada gravely concerned over East China Sea

Cornwall [UK], June 14 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Sunday expressed grave ...

Iraq opens mass grave to identify IS victims

The remains of 123 people killed by IS has been removed from a mass grave to identify them.in 2014, the ...

Israel's Netanyahu ousted as 'change' coalition forms new govt

Benjamin Netanyah has been ousted as the country's longest-serving prime minister.A right-wing Jewish nationalist and former tech millionaire, Naftali Bennett, ...

Bangladesh star Shakib suspended over umpire outburst

Bangladesh star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who has a history of disciplinary breaches, has been suspended for three matches and ...

Sangakkara, Flower inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara and Zimbabwe's Andy Flower were among 10 new inductees into the International Cricket Council's Hall of ...

Leaders confirm vaccine pledges, pressure China: G7 update

It's the last day of the Group of Seven summit hosted on the southern English coast by UK Prime Minister ...

England make winning start at Euro 2020 as Sterling sinks Croatia

Raheem Sterling ignited England's Euro 2020 campaign as the Manchester City forward's clinical finish sealed a 1-0 win against Croatia ...

Tributes pour in for Nehawu spokesperson Khaya Xaba

Tributes have poured in for Nehawu national spokesperson Khaya Xaba.Xaba died early on Sunday.Xaba has been described as having a ...

2 million doses of J&J vaccine in South Africa possibly contaminated

NEWSTwo million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine awaiting distribution from the Aspen Pharma plant in Gqeberha, Eastern ...

Bidens Have Tea with Queen Elizabeth after G-7 Summit

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - U.S. President Joe Biden and his wife Jill had tea with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle on ...

G-7 Communique Wide-Ranging, But Critics Find Shortcomings

BRUSSELS - U.S. President Joe Biden has declared that the G-7 summit was an "extraordinarily collaborative and productive meeting" that ...

Djokovic wins French Open

Paris [France], June 13 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic on Sunday managed to win the French Open for the ...

PM Modi took part in two sessions on 2nd day of G7 Summit

New Delhi [India[, June 13 (ANI): On the second day of the outreach sessions of the Group of Seven (G7) ...

BMC starts special vaccination drive for students

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], June 13 (ANI): The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started a special vaccination drive for the students ...

Adolescents suffered mental health impact during COVID

Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): A team of Icelandic and North American behavioural and social scientists recently studied 59,000 Icelandic ...

Research shows dinosaurs lived in greenhouse climate

Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): Using an innovative technique, new research shows for the first time that dinosaurs had to ...

G7 leaders underscores importance of peace across Taiwan

London [UK], June 13 (ANI): The leaders of the G7 countries on Sunday underscored the importance of peace and stability ...

Climate change leads to higher chance of floods

London [UK], June 13 (ANI): During a recent study, climate experts at the Newcastle University found that, without urgent action, ...

India hints to engage with US-led plan to rival China's BRI

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): India has said that it will study the US President Joe Biden's ...

Eriksen was 'gone' but we got him back: Boesen

Copenhagen [Denmark], June 13 (ANI): Denmark team doctor Morten Boesen on Sunday confirmed that striker Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac ...

World No. 3 Jon Rahm says he's cleared to play in U.S. Open

Jon Rahm got a bit creative while letting the world know that he is cleared for this week's U.S. Open ...

Netanyahu's era approaches its end after 12 consecutive years

© Provided by Xinhua Netanyahu, aged 71, has been the most dominant figure in the Israeli political scene in recent ...

G7 leaders call for probe into origins of COVID-19

London [UK], June 13 (ANI): The G7 leaders on Sunday called for a "timely, transparent, expert-led, and science-based WHO-convened" investigation ...

G7 leaders condemn Myanmar's military coup

London [UK], June 13 (ANI): The G7 leaders on Sunday strongly condemned the military coup in Myanmar and the subsequent ...

G7 leaders vow to call out China over Xinjiang, HK

London [UK], June 13 (ANI): The leaders of the G7 countries on Sunday pledged to promote shared values by calling ...

Hjulmand talks about Eriksen injury

Copenhagen [Denmark], June 13 (ANI): Denmark head coach Kasper Hjulmand on Sunday admitted that his side should not have played ...

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July 4 fireworks spectacular to mark reopening of New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Following the cancellation of last year's July 4th fireworks display, New York will return to ...

Russia again fines Facebook, Telegram for not removing content

MOSCOW, Russia: For the second time a Russian court has fined Facebook and Telegram for not taking down content banned ...

To diversify, China's Huawei to develop self-driving technology

BEIJING, China: In a bid to diversify its businesses, China's Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has announced ...

Aer Lingus passenger flights cancelled after Stobart Air closes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Aer Lingus cancelled 12 regional routes with Stobart Air on Friday night. The cancellations will take effect immediately. ...

French court charges Peugeot misled on emissions testing

PARIS, France: Auto giant Stellantis announced on June 9 that a court in France had accused its Peugeot division of ...

Amidst tensions, China, U.S. commerce chiefs discuss differences

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid disagreements, top U.S. and Chinese commerce officials have agreed to promote healthy trade and cooperate over differences, ...

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