Wed, 08 Dec 2021

Ten covid infected cruise passengers placed in isolation in USA

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana: At least ten passengers and crew members onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship that docked in New ...

British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...

Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

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, ...

Japanese Tycoon Takes Off for International Space Station

MOSCOW - A Japanese billionaire and his producer rocketed to space Wednesday as the first self-paying space tourists in more ...

Putin not worried about Biden after witnessing 'pathetic' US-Afghan withdrawal: Trump

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): Former US President Donald Trump said Russian President Vladimir Putin has no reason to worry ...

SAMANTAS collections launched by Aparna Samanta at Indian designer league 2021 Bengaluru

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI/SRV): SAMANTAS, a fashion label owned by Aparna Samanta launched their latest collections at the ...

Pandemic travel: How Russia has changed over the last two years

A month-long trip in Moscow and southern Russia proved to be an eye-opener in many ways. While many people tend ...

Announcing the winners of the 2021 UiPath Automation Excellence Awards

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 8 (ANI/BusinessWire India): UiPath, a leadingThe awards aim to recognize and celebrate UiPath customers in India ...

Cybersecurity start-up CloudSEK raises USD 7 million in Series A Funding to accelerate global expansion

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 8 (ANI/GIPR): CloudSEK, a global leader in cybersecurity, which leverages AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine Learning ...

Indonesia badminton team withdraws from 2021 BWF World C'ship

Jakarta [Indonesia], December 8 (ANI): In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases due to the new variant Omicron, the Indonesia ...

The Pope's apocalyptic warning for the EU is worth listening to

Pope Francis has launched a blistering attack on the European Union, claiming that it could be headed down the same ...

Ukrainian President praises Nazi collaborators

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky has honored the role of Nazi collaborators during WWII, but failed to mention the soldiers who ...

Japanese space tourists blast off in Russian spacecraft

Two Japanese space tourists and a Russian cosmonaut have embarked on a trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where ...

With eye on China, US backs solar panels India deal

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): A US development agency has announced USD 500 million of debt financing for the largest ...

GLOLBALink | U.S. fails to draw lesson from wars, Princeton scholar says

"The U.S. became a very militarized state bureaucracy with a high peacetime military budget, and this led it to consistently ...

Taliban Fighters Now Manning Checkpoints in Afghan Cities

HERAT, AFGHANISTAN - Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan more than three and a half months ago amid a chaotic ...

India-Bangladesh Maitri flourishes at EXPO2020 Dubai

Dubai [UAE], December 8 (ANI/NewsVoir): Marking the 50 years of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Bangladesh, the two ...

"Transformational HR - Beyond Processes 2.0" book launched

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], December 8 (ANI/NewsVoir): As owners of businesses and leaders of the corporate world struggle with multi-dimensional challenges ...

Selena Gomez to produce true crime docuseries for Univision's upcoming streaming platform

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): Singer-actor Selena Gomez has inked a deal with Univision, marking her first producer role for ...

Vietnam: Regular international flights suggested to resume from December 15

Hanoi [Vietnam], December 8 (ANI/VOVWORLD): Vietnam's Ministry of Transport (MoT) has proposed the pilot resumption of regular international flights carrying ...

LTI launches Fosfor, the Data-to-Decisions Product Suite for monetizing data

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 8 (ANI/PRNewswire):Fosfor helps businesses monetize data at speed and scale by providing best-in-class capabilities. The Fosfor ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | Dec. 8, 2021

BEIJING, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Myanmar resident arrested in connection with drugs seizure worth over Rs 500 cr in Manipur's Moreh

Tengnoupal (Manipur) [India], December 8 (ANI): A Myanmar resident was arrested in connection with the seizure of drugs worth over ...

Dhoni helped my career personally, we have great legacy at CSK: Dwayne Bravo

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): Former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo said that MS Dhoni personally played ...

The first domed school of India by Nirvana Being at Ardee Schools, New Delhi

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI/PRNewswire): In light of the events of the past 18 months, schools as people know ...

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Stock markets in Asia forge ahead on back of global rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued the merry-go-round on Wednesday as investors the world over swarmed stock markets ...

Problem with hood detaching causes Honda recall of 725,000 vehicles

TORRANCE, California: Honda is recalling some 725,000 SUVs and pick-up trucks due to faulty hoods that could open while vehicles ...

Angry Elon Musk moves Tesla headquarters out of California

AUSTIN, Texas: Tesla has confirmed that it moved its headquarters from Palo Alto, California to a location next to its ...

U.S. stocks tack on to global rally, Nasdaq jumps 456 points

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks were all the rage in New York on Tuesday, pushing the broader industrial ...

Berkshire's Charlie Munger says Costco will compete against Amazon

OMAHA, Nebraska: Expect retail giant Costco to develop a major internet presence and become an important competitor to Amazon, according ...

Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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