Mon, 16 May 2022

Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...

Turkey voices reservations about Sweden and Finland being members of NATO

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Veto-wielding NATO member Turkey is voicing opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance, with Turkish President ...

Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...

Civilian deaths in Ukraine far more than published figures, says UN

GENEVA, Switzerland: Matilda Bogner, head of the United Nations human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine, has warned that the number ...

Annual bill for electricity 250 euro higher in Ireland than elsewhere in European Union: report

Dublin, Ireland: Irish homeowners pay €250 more for their electricity each year than do homes in the EU.A study has ...

UN Mission discusses meaningful peace with Afghan reform council

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 16 (ANI): The UN Mission in Afghanistan met with Afghanistan Reform and Consultative Council on Sunday and ...

Women's World Boxing Championships: Nikhat, Parveen, Anamika and Jaismine enter quarters

Istanbul (Turkey), May 16 (ANI): India's Nikhat Zareen (52kg), Parveen (63kg), Anamika (50kg) and Jaismine (60kg) eased past their respective ...

Will Sunday's elections weaken Hezbollah's grip on Lebanon?

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus] May 16 (ANI): Lebanon, a country plagued by state mismanagement and rampant corruption, the currency of ...

WTA roundup: Iga Swiatek claims title in Rome, extends streak to 28

World No. 1 and top-seeded Iga Swiatek continued her winning ways on Sunday, defeating No. 9 seed Ons Jabeur 6-2, ...

China economic powerhouse province posts foreign trade growth

© Provided by Xinhua NANJING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- East China's economic powerhouse province of Jiangsu saw foreign trade grow ...

Steve Stricker wins Regions Tradition in 'full circle' moment

Steve Stricker completed an improbable comeback from a health scare last winter by winning the Regions Tradition, the first major ...

Blinken discusses global food insecurity stemming from Ukraine war with French counterpart

Paris [France], May 16 (ANI): Ahead of the US-EU Trade and Technology Council ministerial meeting (TTC), US State Secretary Antony ...

US Set to Remove 5 Groups From Foreign Terrorism Blacklist

Berlin - The United States is poised to remove five extremist groups, all believed to be defunct, from its list ...

Serbia will 'fight' sanctions pressure Vucic

Belgrade will stick to its policy of not imposing restrictions on Moscow, Aleksandar Vucic vowsDespite suffering "enormous damage," Serbia will ...

Ukraine can defeat Russia NATO

Secretary General believes that Russian military operation in Ukraine is not going the way it was plannedUkraine can score a ...

EU drafts sanctions busting Russian gas plan Bloomberg

Proposal allows opening accounts in Gazprombank, as Moscow has requested, report claimsThe European Commission has reportedly agreed a plan that ...

US ready to provide military support to new NATO hopefuls

Pentagon said that Russia's warnings against Sweden and Finland's alliance membership bids are ?concerning?The United States is prepared, if needed, ...

Minjee Lee holds on to win Cognizant Founders Cup

Minjee Lee of Australia made three birdies on the back nine to hold off Lexi Thompson and win the Cognizant ...

Blinken discusses Ukraine, Iran nuclear deal with German, French, UK counterparts

Berlin [Germany], May 16 (ANI): On the sidelines of the NATO Foreign Ministerial meet, US State Secretary Antony Blinken on ...

Eurovision Win in Hand, Ukraine Band Releases New War Video

Turin, Italy - Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra, fresh off its Eurovision victory, released a new music video Sunday of its ...

Pricy Tortillas: Latin America's Poor Struggle to Afford Staples

No item is more essential to Mexican dinner tables than the corn tortilla. But the burst of inflation that is ...

Elina Svitolina, Gael Monfils announce they're expecting baby

Tennis players Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils are expecting their first child together. The couple, married since July, shared the ...

Bilawal Bhutto to embark on visit to US, China, Switzerland next week

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 16 (ANI): Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will embark on a visit to US, China and ...

Egypt to Privatize Key State Companies as Inflation Surges

Cairo - Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced Sunday a string of planned privatizations of state-owned companies, as Cairo grapples ...

Serbia accuses West of hypocrisy

The country's president has asked why the West supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine but not that of SerbiaSerbian President ...

OnePlus rolls out stable OxygenOS 12 OTA update for Nord smartphone

Shenzhen [China], May 15 (ANI): Not long ago OnePlus had released the beta version of its OxygenOS 12 software for ...

Sweden, Finland proposed talks with Turkey over joining NATO: FM

Ankara [Turkey], May 15 (ANI/Xinhua): Sweden and Finland proposed to work with Turkey on the "security guarantees" that Ankara has ...

NATO discusses membership of Finland, Sweden in Berlin

Berlin [Germany], May 15 (ANI): NATO Foreign Ministers met in Berlin on Sunday to discuss the possible membership application of ...

Egypt suffers USD 7 billion losses due to conflict in Ukraine

Cairo [Egypt], May 15 (ANI/Sputnik): Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Sunday that the Egyptian economy had suffered 130 ...

NATO Madrid Summit in June to assess future NATO-Russia ties: Blinken

Berlin [Germany], May 15 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday the summit between NATO leaders in ...

Ukraine can win this war, NATO says

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg believes that Russian military operation in Ukraine is not going the way it was plannedUkraine can ...

World Leaders Pay Respects in UAE after Death of Pro-West President

DUBAI - World leaders descended on the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to offer condolences to new leader Sheikh Mohammed ...

Blinken discusses security, economic aide with Kuleba in Berlin

Berlin [Germany], May 15 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba on the ...

Nikhat Zareen storms into quarters-finals of 12th IBA Women's World Boxing Championships

Istanbul [Turkey], May 15 (ANI): India's Nikhat Zareen (52kg) stormed into the quarter-finals but it was curtains for Shiksha (54kg) ...

Finland's President says confused with Turkey opposing Helsinki's NATO membership

Helsinki [Finland], May 15 (ANI/Sputnik): Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said on Sunday that he was confused with Ankara's reaction to ...

China could drop nuclear bomb on Taiwan, predicts war game exercise

Taipei [Taiwan], May 15 (ANI): Taiwan has become a hot spot amid the Russia-Ukraine war and according to the latest ...

Turkey's farmers yearn for support as costs soar

© Provided by Xinhua by Burak AkinciESKISEHIR, Turkey, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Veli Gelen has been farming the fertile cropland ...

BRI delivers mutual benefits, says Italian expert

© Provided by Xinhua The BRI is indeed a two-way traffic road, bringing logistic and commercial benefits to all its ...

Jason Momoa issues apology following backlash due to him clicking pictures inside Sistine Chapel

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): Hollywood star Jason Momoa has opened up regarding the social media criticism he faced following ...

G7 countries raise concern over unilateral actions by Beijing in East and South China Seas

London [UK], May 15 (ANI): The Group of Seven nations G7 on Saturday reiterated the importance of maintaining a free ...

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Croatia passes law paving way for switch to euro currency

ZAGREB, Croatia: Croatian lawmakers have voted to allow the introduction of the euro currency in 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 to ...

Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...

Turkey voices reservations about Sweden and Finland being members of NATO

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Veto-wielding NATO member Turkey is voicing opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance, with Turkish President ...

Ending long dispute, Google, EU agree on payments for online news

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Three years after the adoption of the landmark EU copyright rules, Google is set to pay 300 publishers ...

Civilian deaths in Ukraine far more than published figures, says UN

GENEVA, Switzerland: Matilda Bogner, head of the United Nations human rights monitoring mission in Ukraine, has warned that the number ...

Annual bill for electricity 250 euro higher in Ireland than elsewhere in European Union: report

Dublin, Ireland: Irish homeowners pay €250 more for their electricity each year than do homes in the EU.A study has ...

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