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$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

Western allies outline new sanctions on Belarus over migrants

LONDON, England: The United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Canada have agreed to tackle the ongoing migrant crisis on ...

African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...

Mexican gang crashes into prison, flees with nine inmates

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: A Mexican gang crashed vehicles into a Mexican jail this week, in a successful bid to free ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

Sixty years after astronaut Alan Shepard, daughter to travel to space

KENT, Washington: Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will launch on 9th December, its third piloted flight, with a crew of ...

Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

Notre Dame rebuild plans called 'woke theme park' by critics

PARIS, France: The rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has come under fire from critics, after the new plans ...

Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

Thousands Protest Sudan's October Coup

Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators rallied in the capital, Khartoum, and other parts of the country Monday to protest the country's ...

Palestine condemns Israel's plan to build new settlement units south of Jerusalem

Ramallah [Palestine], December 7 (ANI/Xinhua): Palestine on Monday condemned an Israeli plan to build new 473 settlement units southeast of ...

Figure skater, 18, dies instantly in car crash with fiance

A teenage figure skater and her fiance have reportedly died instantly in a violent impact when their car went into ...

Mixed reactions in Italy as new "green pass" rules go into effect

© Provided by Xinhua To qualify for a "super green pass," a resident must be fully vaccinated or have recently ...

General Assembly defers decision on Afghanistan and Myanmar seats

The UN General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution to delay a decision on who will represent Afghanistan and Myanmar ...

How much meat do we eat? New figures show 6 countries have hit their peak

Eating meat comes with an enormous environmental footprint, with food systems responsible for an estimated 34% of global emissions. And ...

RTV Slovenia Feels Political Heat Amid Program Shuffles

LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA - Programming shifts at Slovenia's public broadcaster could curb critical journalism and benefit the center-right government in next ...

India, Russia discuss Afghanistan, condemn cross-border terrorism; ink deal on AK-203 rifles, 28 pacts

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan, especially the security ...

India, Russia discuss Afghanistan, condemn cross-border terrorism; ink deal on AK-203 rifles, 28 other pacts

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan, especially the security ...

Europe's Cuban Missile Crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded guarantees from NATO that the US-led military bloc won?t expand further eastwards. Washington, however, ...

Most Americans no longer have great trust in their military poll

Trust in the US military has dropped so far that most Americans don?t have strong confidence in their armed forces, ...

US, 5 Other Nations Call on Ethiopia to Stop Mass Detentions

Six nations including the United States say they are "profoundly concerned" about reports that the Ethiopian government is carryout mass ...

Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie top list for U.S. Male POY

Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie head the list of nominees for 2021 United States Soccer Male Player of the Year, ...

Bang retires from League of Legends

Two-time world champion Jun-sik "Bang" Bae announced his retirement from League of Legends competition on Monday. Bang is expected to ...

Ladakh: Army organises Ice hockey tournament in Chushul

Chushul (Ladakh) [India], December 7 (ANI): With the aim to encourage sports in border areas, the Indian Army organised an ...

India-Russia condemn terrorism in all forms, urge international community to intensify cooperation

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and urged ...

Putin, Modi Reaffirm Time-Tested Ties at New Delhi Summit

NEW DELHI - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaffirmed their ties at a New Delhi ...

India, Russia discuss production of speciality steel under the Production Linked Incentive Scheme

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday held a discussion on the production of speciality steel ...

Talks on production of Sputnik Light COVID vaccine in India nearing completion: Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): The talks on the production of anti-COVID vaccine Sputnik Light in India are nearing ...

Karnataka deploys IAS, IPS officers to tackle Omicron COVID-19 variant

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 6 (ANI): As Karnataka reported two Omicron variant cases, the state government has done a rejig ...

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$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

WWII bomb explodes during construction in Munich, 4 injured

MUNICH, Germany: German authorities announced this week that a World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to ...

Western allies outline new sanctions on Belarus over migrants

LONDON, England: The United States, United Kingdom, European Union, and Canada have agreed to tackle the ongoing migrant crisis on ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

US makes war promise to NATO members on eastern flank

The US would not send troops into a conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Washington has said ahead of Thursday's summit ...

Figure skater, 18, dies instantly in car crash with fiance

A teenage figure skater and her fiance have reportedly died instantly in a violent impact when their car went into ...

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