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TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

US south sees 1.3 million new residents in 2022

MIAMI, Florida: This decade, the US south is expected to see more new residents than any other region in the ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

Rocket Lab launches first rocket from Virginia, USA

LONG BEACH, California: Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab has launched its first mission from the United States, as part of ...

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Senator Josh Hawley will introduce law to ban TikTok throughout US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican US Senator Josh Hawley has said that he plans to introduce a bill to ban the use ...

US not opposed to Russia, Belarus athletes competing as individuals in Olympics: White House

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): The United States does not object to the athletes from Russia and Belarus taking part ...

Amid row with Maharashtra, Karnataka CM pledges Rs 100 cr for Border Development Authority

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 3 (ANI): Announcing that Rs 100 crore will be released to the Karnataka Border Areas Development ...

Finland, Sweden committed to joining NATO together, says PM

© Provided by Xinhua "Last spring, we started our common path to join NATO. This journey must be made hand ...

Iranian Film Director Goes on Hunger Strike in Prison

dubai, united arab emirates - An Iranian director who was arrested last summer, weeks before his latest film was released ...

EU urged to sanction action movie icon media

A group of Western and Kiev legislators are calling for Steven Seagal to be blacklisted, Euractiv reportsHollywood action movie star ...

Calls of treason as Serbian parliament debates Kosovo

President Vucic is caught between pro-NATO parties and nationalists accusing him of treasonSeveral members of the Serbian parliament scuffled and ...

Blinken Heads to China Amid Low Expectations

state department - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is heading to Beijing for talks with senior Chinese officials on ...

G20: First Employment Working Group Meeting begins in Jodhpur

Jodhpur (Jaipur) [India], February 3 (ANI): India's first Employment Working Group meeting began in Jodhpur where the panel held discussions ...

Russia supports India becoming permanent member of UNSC, says ambassador

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): Russia supports India becoming a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, Moscow's ...

Canada Welcomes Record Number of Immigrants, Seeks More

Canada is touting the arrival of a record number of new permanent residents in 2022, consolidating its status as one ...

Embassies Warn of New Violence in South Sudan Ahead of Pope Visit

juba, south sudan - The embassies of Britain, Norway, and the United States have expressed grave concerns about possible new ...

'Russia has become largest oil supplier to India': Russian Ambassador to Delhi

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): Russia has become the largest oil supplier to India and contribute significantly to the ...

House Republicans Vote to Oust Democrat Omar From Major Committee

washington - The Republican-led House of Representatives voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democrat Ilhan Omar from the chamber's ...

Patrick Mahomes on Black QBs starting Super Bowl: 'It's special'

Patrick Mahomes didn't mince words on Thursday when asked about the importance of having two Black quarterbacks start a Super ...

House fires Ilhan Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee over Israel comments

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota was fired from the Foreign Affairs Committee over past comments ...

House GOP Votes to Oust Democrat Omar From Major Committee

washington - The Republican-led House of Representatives voted after raucous debate Thursday to oust Democrat Ilhan Omar from the chamber's ...

Report: Austin to lose event as WGC era winds down

As World Golf Championships events continue to be phased out, Austin, Texas, will lose its PGA Tour stop after this ...

First energy transitions working group meet to be held in Bengaluru on Feb 5-7

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): Union Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy, R K Singh briefed the media ...

2 Cambodians held at IGI with medicines worth over Rs 86 Lakh

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): Two Cambodian nationals were apprehended at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in the national ...

NBA 2K League to hold '23 season at D.C.'s District E venue

NBA 2K League's 2023 season will be hosted at District E, a new live-events center in Washington, D.C. Play will ...

Red Bull Solo Q 2023 finals to be held in London

Red Bull Solo Q, the official 1v1 League of Legends tournament, gets underway this month with the World Finals scheduled ...

Tuberculosis vaccine does not protect elderly against COVID-19: Research

Utrecht [Netherlands], February 2 (ANI): The tuberculosis vaccine (also known as the BCG vaccine) does not protect the elderly with ...

Pakistan receives 340 recommendations from UN member states on country's human rights situation

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 2 (ANI): Pakistan has received 340 recommendations from UN member states on its fourth periodic report on ...

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Nasdaq Composite jumps more than 3 percent on Meta surge

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks had a hay day Thursday with Facebook parent Meta rocketing up nearly 30 ...

Concerns about recession in Germany after economy shrinks in Q4

FRANKFURT, Germany: Data released this week showed that the German economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2022, indicating ...

China to allow return of Japanese tourists following retaliatory ban

TOKYO, Japan: In a statement posted on the website of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo, Beijing announced that it will ...

Sellers hit U.S. dollar, greenback crumbles

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar crumbled on Thursday after first posting gains. The late afternoon sell off ...

Roller-coaster ride for U.S. stocks Wednesday, Nasdaq stars with 2% gain

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street dove into the red Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee ...

Report says US consumer spending fell in December wh

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest indication that its interest rate hikes are slowing the US economy, the Federal Reserve's main ...

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