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Reducing restrictions, UK ends most testing on those entering country

LONDON, England: Visiting the UK is about to get easier for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.Beginning February 11, fully vaccinated ...


Unhappy Women of Honor group walks out of meeting with minister

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Women of Honour group of Defence Forces veterans has accused Defence Minister Simon Coveney of an ...


Ireland has 17th highest fuel prices in world, up one-third since 2021

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland has among the highest prices for petrol and diesel in the world.In the past year, fuel prices ...


Young man in 20s killed in overnight car crash

CO MEATH, Ireland - A man in his early 20s died at the scene of a single-vehicle road traffic collision ...


Russia should respect Ireland's principles: Micheal Martin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Taoiseach has informed the Dail that Ireland advises against non-essential travel to Ukraine.According to Micheal Martin, ...


After 13-hour flight, passengers in Sydney wait 50 minutes to exit

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Passengers on board an Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi were detained on board their plane for ...


3 men use baseball bat to threaten staff during Mullingar robberies

CO WESTMEATH, Ireland - Gardai have issued an appeal to the public for information on a crime spree that took ...


Irish Minister says Ireland unhappy with Russian naval exercises

DUBLIN, Ireland: Minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said he will discuss with his EU counterparts Russia's intentions to ...


With end of restrictions, Irish holidays to jump in price: experts

Dublin, Ireland: Travel industry officials are advising Irish travelers to be prepared for fast rising costs for upcoming holidays following ...


Galway man faces 20 years in jail for exposing buttocks on flight

NEW YORK, USA - Prosecutors said in an unsealed case Friday that a passenger who refused to wear a mask ...


Russia to conduct naval exercises in Irish waters in early February

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Minister for Foreign Affairs will address the matter of Russia conducting military drills in Irish waters ...


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Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

Lack of in-class learning blamed for drop in US high school graduates

WASHINGTON D.C.: The percentage of students graduating from U.S. high schools in 2021 plummeted in twenty states due to Covid ...

Researchers: Shark attacks increase after 3 years of decline

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Shark attacks soared worldwide in 2021.Research conducted by the Florida Museum of Natural History and the American Elasmobranch ...

African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

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Wild ride on Wall Street, particularly for tech stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had another wild ride Thursday, scaling great heights and then nosediving. "Yesterday's FOMC ...

Facebook parent developing supercomputer to enter new computing age

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook's parent company, Meta, has announced the creation of what it believes is among the fastest artificial ...

Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...

Stocks in Asia tumble, key Japanese index loses more than 3%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a bloody day on Asian markets on Thursday following gyrations on U.S. markets overnight.A ...

Ireland has 17th highest fuel prices in world, up one-third since 2021

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland has among the highest prices for petrol and diesel in the world.In the past year, fuel prices ...

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African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...


Viking boats to be protected by UNESCO

PARIS, France: During the course of several thousand years, wooden sailing boats enabled North Europeans to expand their businesses, influence ...


Irish Minister says Ireland unhappy with Russian naval exercises

DUBLIN, Ireland: Minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said he will discuss with his EU counterparts Russia's intentions to ...


With end of restrictions, Irish holidays to jump in price: experts

Dublin, Ireland: Travel industry officials are advising Irish travelers to be prepared for fast rising costs for upcoming holidays following ...


Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...


U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...


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