Thu, 19 May 2022

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...

IIIT Hyderabad to offer Master of Science in IT in 2 modes - On Campus and Online - from August 2022

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 19 (ANI/PRNewswire): IIITH announces admissions into Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) from August 2022. ...

Univariety's Global Career Counsellor Program brings Study Abroad - A huge earning opportunity for career counsellors

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): TheThere are lakhs of students who go abroad for higher studies every year. Both ...

Xebia announces the winners of its Blog-a-thon initiative in collaboration with Microsoft

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], May 19 (ANI/Mediawire): Xebia, the US-headquartered IT consultancy today announced the winnersof its unique Blog-a-thon contest in ...

Live Briefing: Russia Invades Ukraine

RFE/RL's Ukraine Live Briefing gives you the latest on Russia's invasion, how Kyiv is fighting back, the plight of civilians, ...

Shanghai's financial operations stable despite epidemic

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, May 19 (Xinhua) -- China's financial hub Shanghai has managed to keep its financial operations ...

China's Illegal Rosewood Trade with Mali Under Scrutiny

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - A cursory Google search for 'rosewood furniture China' brings up plenty of sites selling the luxury ...

Wingreens acquires Bengaluru based Postcard Snacks, strengthens brand portfolio

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], May 19 (ANI/PRNewswire): Wingreens Farms, India's leading new age packaged foods company, announced its acquisition of a ...

'...unjustified invasion of Iraq, I mean of Ukraine': George Bush in another goof-up

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): Former US president George W. Bush on Thursday referred to Russia's Ukraine invasion as the ...

Chinese economy continues to face pressure due to COVID, Russia-Ukraine conflict

Beijing [China], May 19 (ANI): Chinese economy is under pressure due to stringent curbs to curtail the COVID pandemic, which ...

Biden Hosting Leaders of Finland, Sweden After NATO Applications

Pentagon - U.S. President Joe Biden hosts Finland's President Sauli Niinistö and Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson for talks Thursday ...

India is new hope for world amidst conflicts: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Highlighting the country's rising stature at the international forums, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ...

What to Expect From Biden's Trip to Asia

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Joe Biden travels Thursday to South Korea and Japan - his first trip to Asia ...

Pakistani rupee hits double century against USD, breaks all previous records

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): The Pakistani rupee dropped to a new historic low in the interbank market amid increasing ...

Human rights crisis in Hong Kong makes Taiwan 'safe haven' for runaways

Beijing [China], May 19 (ANI): Following the shrinkage of democracy since Beijing clamped the stringent National Security Law in Hong ...

Kadamb, the trekking organization: The launch of trekking packages empowering local travelling

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI/SRV): With a unique perspective and audience interest, Kadamb is launching its all-new trekking services ...

US special envoy meets Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in Dharamshala

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], May 19 (ANI): US special coordinator for Tibetan affairs Uzra Zeya met Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai ...

Another NATO leader voices opposition to Sweden and Finland

Following Turkey's move, Croatia's head-of-state also seeks a better deal with the blocCroatian President Zoran Milanovic plans to instruct Ambassador ...

UN chief calls for climate 'Marshall Plan'

Antonio Guterres warns that business as usual will ?incinerate our only home?UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a moratorium ...

George W. Bush addresses unjustified invasion of Iraq

The former president made a gaffe while attempting to criticize Russia's military actionFormer US President George W. Bush inadvertently condemned ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 19

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

Experts: North Korea Likely to Dismiss International Anti-COVID Aid

washington - Experts say North Korea is likely to dismiss almost all international anti-virus help, at least for now, despite ...

Meril Academy - India's revolutionary education center by the Bilakhia Group

Vapi (Gujarat) [India], May 19 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Meril Academy prides itself on furthering theMeril Academy has a strong commitment towards ...

Ed-tech startup Camp K12 launches Hatch Kids: Metaverse and AR/VR creation platform for kids

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI/NewsVoir):Camp K12 originally built the Hatch Kids platform for use in its own programming courses, ...

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Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

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