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Sweden begins trial of two citizens charged with spying for Russia

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Two Iranian-born Swedish brothers were put on trial this week after being charged with spying for Russia and ...

Italy to raise billions with windfall tax on energy companies

ROME, Italy: A draft of the government's 2023 budget seen by Reuters indicates that Italy plans to charge energy companies ...

Ireland to collect deposits on beverage bottles beginning in February

DUBLIN, Ireland: Details have been released by the government for a new deposit to be paid when purchasing drinks in ...

Germany hopes to encourage foreign residents to become citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In an effort criticized by the conservative opposition, Germany's socially liberal government is moving ahead with plans to ...

China scoops up cheap Russian oil Bloomberg

Refiners have reportedly increased purchases as latest EU sanctions are about to kick inChina's oil refiners have started to snap ...

OPEC+ mulling deeper output cuts analysts

The EU's looming restrictive measures against Russian supply may force the energy alliance to slash production furtherThe Organization of the ...

European Security Organization Faces Existential Crisis at Meeting

lodz, poland - A security organization born in the Cold War to maintain peace in Europe ended a high-level meeting ...

White House Says Biden Not Intending to Talk to Putin

The White House said U.S. President Joe Biden has 'no intentions' at present of holding negotiations with President Vladimir Putin ...

VOA Interview December 2: John Kirby

white house - VOA White House correspondent Paris Huang spoke with John Kirby, National Security Council (NSC) Coordinator for Strategic ...

Prayers Bombs Hawaii History Shows Stopping Lava Not Easy

honolulu - Prayer. Bombs. Walls. Over the decades, people have tried all of them to stanch the flow of lava ...

West plays catch up with China on critical minerals race

Hong Kong, December 3 (ANI): Western countries are trying to catch up with China in the race to acquire critical ...

Got a couple short, sharp pains through my chest: Ricky Ponting on his health scare

Perth [Australia], December 3 (ANI): Legendary Australian batter Ricky Ponting made his return to the commentary box just 24 hours ...

FIFA WC: This serves as a warning: Portugal coach after loss to South Korea

Al Rayyan [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Following the loss to South Korea in their group stage FIFA World Cup match, ...

FIFA WC: This team is well-organised, with players having high individual skills, says South Korea coach after win over Portugal

Al Rayyan [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Following his side's win over Portugal in their Group Stage FIFA World Cup match, ...

India's forex reserves rise for third straight week

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): India's foreign exchange reserves during the week that ended on November 25 rose by ...

Durham Cricket appoints Ryan Campbell as head coach on 3-year-deal

Durham [UK], December 3 (ANI): Durham Cricket has appointed former Netherlands coach Ryan Campbell as their new head coach. "Durham ...

EU agrees to cap price of Russian seaborne oil at USD60

Brussels [Belgium], December 3 (ANI): The European Union has reached a deal for a USD 60 per barrel price cap ...

'Twitter Files' released by Elon Musk detailing censorship and suppression of information at Twitter

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): Twitter CEO Elon Musk released the internal 'Twitter Files' on Friday that showed the company ...

FIFA WC: Dragan Stojkovic cites problems in defence for Serbia's loss against Switzerland

Doha [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Serbia manager Dragan Stojkovic cited the team's defence as the reason for the loss against ...

FIFA WC: Son Heung-min thanks team-mates for covering his back after Round of 16 qualification

Ar Rayyan [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): South Korea's captain Son Heung-min was ecstatic after his team qualified for the knockout ...

Cameroon stun Brazil but exit World Cup

© Provided by Xinhua Cameroon became the first African team to beat Brazil at the World Cup, but still failed ...

Elon Musk to release files on 'Hunter Biden story' censor

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): Twitter CEO Elon Musk, on Saturday, announced to drop the hidden details on the microblogging ...

US, Russia Trade Jabs Over Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he is ready for negotiations with the West - provided the West recognizes Russia's ...

FIFA WC: Scintillating Switzerland oust Serbia 3-2, advance to Round of 16

Doha [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Switzerland defeated Serbia 3-2 in an electric encounter on Friday to finish second in Group ...

Graeme Smith believes SA20 will help South Africa win World Cup

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI): Veterans Graeme Smith and Mark Boucher are optimistic that the SA20, South Africa's new ...

Ukrainian embassies across Europe receive 'bloody packages'

Madrid [Spain], December 3 (ANI): Ukrainian embassies and several consulates across Europe including Spain received "bloody packages" containing animal eyes, ...

UN Weekly Roundup: November 26 - December 2, 2022

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...

FIFA WC: Cameroon crash out despite 1-0 win over Brazil

Lusail [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Cameroon fell short of a knockout berth despite defeating Brazil 1-0 in a Group G ...

Kyiv Schools Adapt to Survive Under Russian Bombardment

KYIV, Ukraine - Despite the missile strikes and power cuts that have become a regular occurrence in Ukraine's capital, Kyiv's ...

Detained American in Russia Makes Contact With Family

The brother of American Paul Whelan, who has been detained in Russia since 2018 after being convicted on espionage charges ...

FIFA World Cup 2022: Hee-Chan's stoppage time goal helps South Korea stun Portugal, qualify for last-16

Doha [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Hwang Hee-Chan's goal in stoppage time helped South Korea stun Portugal 2-1 in their last ...

Banksy artwork vanishes in Ukraine media

The graffiti has been cut from a wall in the city of Gostomel, both local newspaper and social media users ...

EU state working to kick out Russian TV channel deputy PM

Earlier, the liberal Dozhd outlet had fired a journalist for comments seen as supporting the Russian militaryLatvia has run out ...

EU has agreed price cap for Russian oil Poland

Russia has repeatedly warned that it will not sell the fuel to countries that participate in the schemeThe EU has ...

EU oil price cap may result in violent spikes Economist

Restricting Russian seaborne crude supply may shatter the energy market, according to the outletAs the European Union's sanctions on Russian ...

Russians are like cockroaches, Ukrainian-born expert tells French TV

Alla Poedie has also called for the Russian Cultural Center in Paris to be dismantledDuring an appearance on French television, ...

FIFA explains controversial Japanese World Cup goal

The governing body provided visual evidence to show that Ao Tanaka's goal against Spain was legitimateFIFA has said that the ...

How Türkiye's chess museum builds a world in miniature

© Provided by Xinhua by Burak AkinciANKARA, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- In the old town of Türkiye's capital city, a ...

Halifax: North America's Next National Security Hub

Halifax, Nova Scotia - The quiet Canadian port city of Halifax is looking forward to a high-tech future after having ...

U.S. hero Christian Pulisic to play vs. Netherlands

The U.S. men's national team said Friday that forward Christian Pulisic will play in Saturday's Round of 16 World Cup ...

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Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...

Sweden begins trial of two citizens charged with spying for Russia

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Two Iranian-born Swedish brothers were put on trial this week after being charged with spying for Russia and ...

Italy to raise billions with windfall tax on energy companies

ROME, Italy: A draft of the government's 2023 budget seen by Reuters indicates that Italy plans to charge energy companies ...

Ireland to collect deposits on beverage bottles beginning in February

DUBLIN, Ireland: Details have been released by the government for a new deposit to be paid when purchasing drinks in ...

Germany hopes to encourage foreign residents to become citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In an effort criticized by the conservative opposition, Germany's socially liberal government is moving ahead with plans to ...

China scoops up cheap Russian oil Bloomberg

Refiners have reportedly increased purchases as latest EU sanctions are about to kick inChina's oil refiners have started to snap ...

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