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All U.S. residents age 12 and up to be eligible for Covid vaccinations

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the rate of Covid infections continues to decline in the United States, regulators have approved the use ...

Biden warns unemployed that they will lose benefits if not working

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid criticism that the generous COVID-19 unemployment benefits rolled out in March are keeping Americans from accepting new ...

Melia, Georgian opposition leader, free from jail with EU help

TBILISI, Georgia: Opposition leader Nika Melia was released from jail this week. Melia's jailing had been seen as a largely ...

New California drought means less water, greater chance of wildfires

SACRAMENTO, California: California has expanded a drought emergency to 41 of 58 counties covering 12 million residents, some 30 percent ...

Test with genetically modified mosquitoes seeks to reduce diseases

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - To reduce the spread of diseases, such as dengue, yellow fever and the Zika virus, genetically modified ...

Defective roof clips cause Ford to recall 661,000 Explorers

DETROIT, Michigan: Acting on the request of federal regulators in the United States, American automaker Ford Motor will recall 661,000 ...

U.S. oil pipeline shutdown could cause jump in prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: Supply disruptions caused by the shutdown at Colonial Pipeline---the country's top fuel pipeline network---could result in prices rising ...

California population falls by 182,000; largest loss in 100 years

SACRAMENTO, California: For the first time in 120 years, California's population declined last year.The state lost 182,083 people during 2020, ...

Slovakia awaiting test results before purchasing Russian Covid vaccine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia: Following successful testing in a Hungarian lab, Slovakia will discuss the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus ...

Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...

After 14 months, Georgia Supreme Court to resume in-person sessions

ATLANTA, Georgia: The Georgia Supreme Court is to resume in-person court hearings for the first time in more than one ...

South Korean offshore wind farm to power nearly 6 million homes

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea will build the world's largest floating offshore wind farm, calling it one of the cornerstones ...

S. Carolina to end unemployment checks, calls labor shortage severe

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a bid to end the state's labor shortage, Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all state ...

No inclination to talk about women's cricket: WV Raman

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): Former India women's cricket coach WV Raman on Friday said he doesn't want to ...

I-League: AIFF committee recommends freezing of relegation

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): Subrata Dutta, Senior Vice President, All India Football Federation (AIFF), and Chairman, League Committee ...

Karnataka: Increase in distress calls for air ambulances

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 14 (ANI): As India reels under the second wave of COVID-19 outbreak, there is a spurt ...

Leveraging new technologies can help protect families

New Delhi [India], May 14 (NewsVoir): Families across the world have been under tremendous pressure in the face of the ...

DonateKart and NEWJ come together and encourage citizens

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (NewsVoir): DonateKart, India's trusted crowdfunding platform, has partnered with one of India's leading media-tech companies, ...

US, Japan, Taiwan likely to hold dialogue

Tokyo [Japan], May 14 (ANI): Japan is aiming to hold a "strategic dialogue" with the United States and Taiwan later ...

Update: Chinese health official urges cranked up COVID-19 vaccination

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 14 (Xinhua) -- It is a "pressing" task to step up COVID-19 vaccination across ...

Congress calls for end of hostilities by Israel, Hamas

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): Expressing its grave concern over the spiraling violence in East Jerusalem, Gaza and Israel, ...

Report: Rangers get OK to interview Gerard Gallant for coaching job

The New York Rangers plan to interview Gerard Gallant for their head coaching job, TSN reported. The Vegas Golden Knights, ...

Visegrad Ministers In Poland To Talk Security, Post-Pandemic Measures

A meeting of the Visegrad Group foreign ministers is under way in Poland to discuss closer ties between Europe and ...

Bridge essential for reforestation in Nueva Ecija opens

CABANATUAN CITY, May 14 (PIA) -- Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) opened ...

Study: E-cigarette causes wheezing, shortness of breath

New York [US], May 14 (ANI): A research presented at the ATS 2021 International Conference, found that the use of ...

With Eye on China, India and Europe to Restart Stalled Trade Talks

NEW DELHI - The decision by India and the European Union to restart stalled talks on a free trade pact ...

Philippines Ignores China Fishing Ban in South Sea

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The Philippine government took another step this month in opposing China by telling its vast fishing fleet ...

Africa Hits the Court with Professional Basketball League Debut

JOHANNESBURG - Twenty-six games, writing a major chapter of African sports history. That's the narrative of the inaugural season of ...

J-K: BSF recovers arms dropped by drone on border

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 14 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) recovered an AK-47 rifle, a 9-mm pistol ...

West Indies to host South Africa, Australia, Pakistan

St.John's (Antigua) [West Indies], May 14 (ANI): Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Friday announced the schedule for the Windies side, ...

Japan's entry ban will not affect Indian athletes: Batra

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): With Japan restricting entry of people from India, Pakistan and Nepal due ...

Armenia and Azerbaijan in new border crisis

Azerbaijani forces advanced significantly into territory along the border with Armenia this week, sparking a security crisis in which Russia ...

The Week's Best: 11 RFE/RL Stories You Need To Read (Or Watch)

Hey, you're busy! We know rferl.org isn't the only website you read. And that it's just possible you may have ...

Cannes press conference delayed

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): The star-studded press conference for the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival has been ...

South Africa to tour West Indies in June for Tests, T20Is

Johannesburg [South Africa], May 14 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday confirmed the Proteas men's tour to West Indies ...

Islamic State targets Mozambique to re-establish its power

Maputo [Mozambique], May 14 (ANI): After humiliating defeats in the Middle East, the Islamic State is trying to establish itself ...

Microfluidics: The tiny, beautiful tech hidden all around you

When you think of micro- or nanotechnology, you likely think of small electronics like your phone, a tiny robot or ...

CONFIRMED | Proteas to tour West Indies for Tests, T20Is

Cricket South Africa has confirmed the Proteas will tour the West Indies in June-July this year.The Proteas will meet the ...

US Could Free These Iranians in Prisoner Swap

WASHINGTON - As the United States and Iran hold indirect talks about engaging in a rare exchange of prisoners, observers ...

'Grey's Anatomy' star Ellen Pompeo sets debut podcast deal

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): American actor Ellen Pompeo, who is widely known for her long-running ABC hit 'Grey's Anatomy', ...

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New observation deck in New York's 4th tallest building to open

NEW YORK CITY, New York: An observation deck atop a newly built New York skyscraper will provide unmatched views of ...

All U.S. residents age 12 and up to be eligible for Covid vaccinations

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the rate of Covid infections continues to decline in the United States, regulators have approved the use ...

Biden warns unemployed that they will lose benefits if not working

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid criticism that the generous COVID-19 unemployment benefits rolled out in March are keeping Americans from accepting new ...

Melia, Georgian opposition leader, free from jail with EU help

TBILISI, Georgia: Opposition leader Nika Melia was released from jail this week. Melia's jailing had been seen as a largely ...

New California drought means less water, greater chance of wildfires

SACRAMENTO, California: California has expanded a drought emergency to 41 of 58 counties covering 12 million residents, some 30 percent ...

Test with genetically modified mosquitoes seeks to reduce diseases

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - To reduce the spread of diseases, such as dengue, yellow fever and the Zika virus, genetically modified ...

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