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Hawaii braces for eruption on Big Island of Honolulu

HONOLULU, Hawaii: Officials are concerned that a major eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii ...

'Rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship, kills US passenger

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: A massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship this week as it was sailing toward the ...

After years of upheaval, US judge throws out Huawei fraud indictments

NEW YORK City, New York: Last week, a U.S. judge has dismissed an indictment against the chief financial officer of ...

Sheriff: Vandals cut power across North Carolina county

MOORE COUNTY, North Carolina: Local authorities said that two power substations in Moore County, North Carolina, were damaged by gunfire, ...

Japan announces increase of up to 43 trillion yen in defense spending

TOKYO, Japan: Beginning in April, Japan will allocate 40 trillion to 43 trillion yen ($295 billion-$318 billion) over five years ...

US Air Force unveils new B-21 bomber, plans to order 500

PALMDALE, California: Northrop Grumman has unveiled its new B-21 "Raider" jet, the first in a new fleet of long-range stealth ...

Bahrain's foreign minister praises Benjamin Netanyahu

King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa greets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the Manama capital of Bahrain on ...

More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...

Request made for fast-tracking promising Alzheimer's drug

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to trial data contained in a report presented this week, an experimental Alzheimer's drug from Eisai and ...

New York mayor: some mentally ill homeless to be hospitalized

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a plan to tackle "a crisis we ...

Dubai Kartdrome to welcome 12 UAE-based and record international teams for Dubai Kartdrome Endurance Championship 24 Hours

DUBAI, 8th December, 2022 (WAM) -- Twelve UAE-based teams and a record 26 international teams will line up in this ...

Merkel has admitted deception over Minsk peace deal Russia

The former German chancellor has disclosed that the accords were meant to ?give time? for Ukraine to strengthen its militaryFormer ...

Brazilian official sparks animal abuse fury

A press officer threw a stray cat from a table during a World Cup press conferenceA press officer for the ...

Wimbledon reconsidering Russian ban Telegraph

Players from the country were barred from the 2022 edition of the tournamentOfficials at the All England Lawn Tennis Club ...

Iran conducts first known execution over nationwide protests sparked by Amini's death

Tehran [Iran], December 8 (ANI): As mass demonstrations continued in Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini, the country executed ...

Chinese hackers stole millions worth of Covid relief money in US: report

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): China-based hackers stole at least USD 20 million in US Covid relief benefits, including unemployment ...

FM Sitharaman and 4 Indians on Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women list

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Sebi's Chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch, Sail Chairperson Soma Mondal, ...

Japan to refrain from designating China as 'threat' in security strategy: Reports

Tokyo [Japan], December 8 (ANI): Japan is going to refrain from dubbing China a "threat" in its updated National Security ...

'US-Pakistan tensions: What next for erstwhile allies?'

London [UK], December 8 (ANI): The relationship between the United States and Pakistan has long been turbulent. Is the new ...

Merkel's comment proves Minsk deal deception Russia

The former German chancellor acknowledged that the Minsk accord was meant to ?give time? for Ukraine to strengthen its militaryFormer ...

FIFA World Cup, Quarter-finals: Brazil set to battle it out with Croatia for semi-finals spot

Al Rayyan [Qatar], December 8 (ANI): The Round of 16 is now complete, and the final eight standing teams will ...

EU requests WTO panels against China over patents, Lithuania

Brussels [Belgium], December 8 (ANI): The EU has said that it had requested the establishment of panels at the World ...

Indian women's hockey team makes final adjustments to their game ahead of FIH Women's Nations Cup 2022

Valencia [Spain], December 8 (ANI): The Indian women's hockey team is busy making final adjustments to their game as they ...

FTA with Australia to create a level-playing field for garment textile exporters: India Ratings

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): India's free trade agreement (FTA) signed with Australia, which comes into effect from December ...

First International cricket match in Chhattisgarh to be played on Jan 21 next year

Raipur (Madhya Pradesh) [India], December 8 (ANI): The first international cricket match in Chhattisgarh will be played at Shaheed Veer ...

Merkel confirms Western deception on Ukraine peace deal Russia

The former German chancellor acknowledged that the Minsk accord was meant to ?give time? for Ukraine to strengthen its militaryFormer ...

EU should prioritise 'its own interests' Russia

Sergey Lavrov believes the bloc could become part of a ?multipolar world? if it exercises more independence from the USThe ...

BCCI announces schedule for home series against Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Australia

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 8 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the schedule ...

Germany greenlights Ukrainian strikes inside Russia

Kiev is not obligated to limit the conflict to its own territory, says the government in BerlinWhile the US distanced ...

Ukraine reveals origin of blood-soaked packages

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba insists all 31 parcels containing ?animal tissue? were sent from GermanyA Tesla dealership in Baden-Wurttemberg ...

Russian coal exports surge Bloomberg

Shipments reportedly jumped to nearly a five-year high in OctoberRussia's seaborne coal supplies have started growing again after the EU ...

Egypt joins BRICS bank official

The country has reportedly been welcomed into the financial structure, further expanding the lender's global reachEgypt has officially become a ...

North Korea Reportedly Exploited Itaewon Tragedy in Hacking Attempt

Seoul, South Korea - North Korean hackers exploited public interest in October's tragic Itaewon crowd surge to target South Koreans ...

1 in 10 women report disrespectful or abusive care in childbirth

Having a baby can be an empowering experience when women are treated with kindness and respect.However, some women are left ...

Reports: Padres, Xander Bogaerts agree to 11-year, $280M deal

Free agent shortstop Xander Bogaerts agreed to an 11-year, $280 million deal with the San Diego Padres, multiple media outlets ...

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After years of upheaval, US judge throws out Huawei fraud indictments

NEW YORK City, New York: Last week, a U.S. judge has dismissed an indictment against the chief financial officer of ...

Japan announces increase of up to 43 trillion yen in defense spending

TOKYO, Japan: Beginning in April, Japan will allocate 40 trillion to 43 trillion yen ($295 billion-$318 billion) over five years ...

After Chinese bypass solar panel tariffs, US plans new restrictions

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Commerce Department gas says new duties on imports from some major Chinese solar panel makers will ...

Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

Brazilian official sparks animal abuse fury

A press officer threw a stray cat from a table during a World Cup press conferenceA press officer for the ...

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