Sun, 28 Feb 2021

Republicans call to boycott China olympics over human rights abuses

WASHINGTON, DC - The White House press secretary has told reporters it is not certain whether the United States will ...

Covid-19 restrictions have virtually eliminated flu from United States

NEW YORK, New York - Experts are searching for an answer as to what caused the flu to virtually disappear ...

Humanity's insatiable greed for growth has consequences

A triad of intersecting world-wide pandemics simultaneously threatening humanity today are the end results of its own insatiable greedy human ...

California now makes up 10 percent of America's COVID-19 death toll

LOS ANGELES, California: California has now recorded over 50,000 deaths from COVID-19, representing more than ten percent of the total ...

Texas hearings to focus on failures that left people without power

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas lawmakers have begun hearings into the causes of the enormous power outages that plagued Texas residents at ...

U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

La Union gov't, DA inaugurate P38-M farm-to-market road

ROSARIO, La Union Feb 28 (PIA) - With the aim to help ease the movement of commodities in the area, ...

Zimbabwean business leaders sound an unfamiliar note: optimism

Zimbabwe is reaping the benefits of a commodities boom and good summer rains that are bolstering farm output.A series of ...

Afghan Minister welcome's Russia's opposition of Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 28 (ANI): In a visit to Russia, Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar on Friday welcomed Russia's ...

ITRMC, DAP-GSPDM ink partnership on future of health in the Ilocos

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union Feb 28 (PIA) - The Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center (ITRMC) and the Development ...

US demands withdrawal of Eritrean forces from Tigray

Washington [US], February 28 (ANI): The United States is concerned over the reports of humanitarian crisis in the Tigray region ...

Regret that could not learn Tamil: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): Terming the world's oldest language Tamil, as beautiful and popular, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

2 Die as Myanmar Police Crack Down on Protests for Second Day

Myanmar police opened fire Sunday on protests of military rule, killing at least two people and wounding several on the ...

At Bicoastal Globes on Sunday, 'Borat' Could Triumph

NEW YORK - When drained of glamour, what's left of the Golden Globes?That's one of the biggest questions heading into ...

Mathews named stand-in T20I captain for West Indies tour

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket on Saturday appointed Angelo Mathews as the stand-in captain for the ...

Maternal health care org leads National Buntis Day celeb

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union Feb 28 (PIA) - With the aim to promote maternal health care amidst the current ...

ITRMC, DAP-GSPDM ink partnership on futures of health in the Ilocos

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union Feb 28 (PIA) - The Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center (ITRMC) and the Development ...

Taapsee Pannu commemorates one year of 'Thappad'

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu on Sunday shared the last post of her DobaaraSeries, commemorating ...

First Person: Yemen cannot even afford to worry about the coronavirus

In Yemen, whose people are living through a long-running, brutal war, which has led to the world's worst humanitarian crisis, ...

Moldova Receives First COVID-19 Shots From Romania

Romania delivered the first batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shots to Moldova on February 27, enabling one of Europe's poorest countries ...

Report: Navalny To Serve Sentence In Penal Colony Near Moscow

Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny will reportedly serve his prison sentence near Moscow, according to Russian media sources, although the ...

Morikawa leads WGC-Workday by two over Koepka, Horschel

World number six Collin Morikawa fired eight birdies in a five-under-par 67 on Saturday to hold a two-shot lead over ...

Biden Promises Announcement Soon on Saudi Arabia

The Biden administration will make an announcement Monday regarding Saudi Arabia, U.S. President Joe Biden said Saturday."There will be an ...

Protests in Myanmar intensifying, says activist

Tokyo [Japan], February 28 (ANI): Lauding the efforts of the Internet and the rise of the young generation, Min Ko ...

COVID-19 effect: Taylor Swift cancels 'Lover Fest' shows

Washington [US], February 28 (ANI): The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to almost everything, with music festivals and ...

Shipping Ministry likely to sign MoUs worth Rs 12,000 Cr

By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways is likely to sign 27 ...

Narine indicated he isn't ready for WI return: Harper

St John's [Antigua], February 28 (ANI): Cricket West Indies' (CWI) lead selector Roger Harper said that Sunil Narine was not ...

Vatican's envoy to Iraq contracts coronavirus

Baghdad [Iraq], February 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Archbishop Mitja Leskovar, the Vatican's ambassador (Apostolic Nuncio) to Iraq, has tested positive for COVID-19, ...

Rationale behind India developing fleet of aircraft carrier

Washington [US], February 28 (ANI): At present, India has two aircraft carriers - INS Vikramaditya and INS Viraat, while it ...

Maduro orders 'thorough' review of relations with Spain

Caracas [Venezuela], February 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says his country will review its relations with Spain after the ...

Second edition of Global Bio-India to be organised

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): To showcase the strength and opportunities of India's biotechnology sector at the national level ...

North Carolina's Roy Williams fastest to 900 Division I wins

North Carolina's Roy Williams became the fourth coach to win 900 Division I games when the Tar Heels notched a ...

Khap panchayat in Hisar decides to increase rate of milk

Hisar (Haryana) [India], February 28 (ANI): Khap panchayat in Hisar on Saturday decided to increase the rate of milk against ...

Tajikistan: 70-year-old Jehovah's Witness marks two years in jail

Shamil Khakimov, a Jehovah's Witness who turned 70 last month, marked two years in a Tajik prison on February 26 ...

Collin Morikawa claims top spot after third round at WGC

Collin Morikawa went on a front-nine birdie spree Saturday to open a two-shot lead at 15-under par after three rounds ...

Grayson Murray, Rafael Campos share lead in Puerto Rico

Grayson Murray fired a 7-under 65 on Saturday to vault eight spots and into a tie for the lead with ...

Saudi-led coalition intercepts ballistic missile

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], February 28 (ANI): The Saudi-led coalition intercepted a ballistic missile attack launched by Houthis toward Saudi Arabia's ...

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Concerned about security, Biden seeks to produce supply chain goods

WASHINGTON, DC: In order to reduce the United States' reliance on the imports of advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and ...

New Jersey to allow public to carry six ounces of marijuana

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana ...

75% reduction in COVID infections among Irish health care workers

The number of healthcare workers contracting the COVID virus has dropped sharply in Ireland since the start of administering vaccines.Fewer ...

If Denmark can vaccinate all, then Ireland should also, says professor

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading immunologist has said Ireland should seek to vaccinate its entire population by the end of ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

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