Tue, 19 Oct 2021

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Over 1,000 migrants try to cross English Channel over two days

LONDON, England: The UK Home Office has said 40 small boats carrying 1,115 migrants crossed the English Channel over a ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

EU says ready to implement sanctions on Belarusian airline to curb migrant flow

Brussels [Belgium], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The European Union (EU) is ready to implement sanctions against the national airline of Belarus ...

Report: The International 10 sets audience records

The International 10, which wrapped up Sunday, drew the top viewership numbers in Dota 2 history, according to Esports Charts ...

Important political developments taken place in Central African Republic: India at UNSC

New York [US] October 19 (ANI): Deputy Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, R Ravindra on Monday expressed ...

Innovation fuels China's seed industry

© Provided by Xinhua TIANJIN, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- Innovative agricultural products, ranging from 40-kg watermelons to screw-like chilies, have ...

Braves' 2-0 lead vs. Dodgers is hardly comfortable

In control of the National League Championship Series and operating under a full head of steam, the Atlanta Braves know ...

Gen.G Esports, MAD Lions survive tiebreakers to advance in LoL Worlds

Group D of the 2021 League of Legends World Championship Group Stage ended in chaos with Gen.G Esports and MAD ...

EU considering new sanctions against Nicaraguan President due to upcoming election

Madrid [Spain], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Union considers introducing a package of sanctions against the inner circle of Nicaraguan ...

US top envoy to Kabul to step down from his position

Washington [US] October 19 (ANI): US top envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is expected to step down from his position ...

Pakistan authorities issue notice to PIA, other airlines for frequent cancellation of domestic flights

Islamabad [Pakistan] October 19 (ANI): The civil aviation authority in Pakistan informed that various public complaints have been registered against ...

BJP to focus on nation-building, social welfare; aims at 'Malnutrition free India'

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): BJP national office bearers, during a meeting earlier on Monday, has decided to start ...

Ex-Top Brazilian diplomat calls for G20-led multipolar world to tackle post-COVID issues

Moscow [Russia], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): It is necessary to rethink the existing world order, favouring multipolar world and granting the ...

Mahyem begin reconstruction with new head coach

The Florida Mayhem made headlines earlier this month by releasing six players from their contracts, igniting a full-scale reconstruction effort. ...

The first-ever space movie crew returns to Earth

The actress and director described spending 12 days of filming in space with barely any sleep.The hatch of the lander ...

Role of Indian Navy important in ensuring security of Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday addressed the naval commanders during the inaugural session ...

Iran maintains huge arsenal of Missiles, drones despite sanctions: Commander

Moscow [Russia] October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Iran has one of the largest arsenals of missiles and military drones in the region ...

CCI approves acquisition of worldwide healthcare BPO services of Hinduja Global Solutions by Betaine BV

New Delhi [India], October 18 (ANI): The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of the worldwide healthcare ...

Former U.S. State Secretary Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

© Provided by Xinhua Colin Powell was best known and most controversial when he served as secretary of state under ...

Study identifies new genes for fibromuscular dysplasia

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): According to a new study, three new genetic variants that regulate gene expression in the ...

Research: New COVID-19 discovery might predict patient death, hospitalization

Copenhagen [Denmark], October 18 (ANI): In a new study, researchers from the University of Copenhagen presented what could be a ...

International flights linking Srinagar directly with rest of the world to start on Oct 23

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 18 (ANI): Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir Pandurang K Pole on Monday held a meeting ...

Pakistan's double standards on Terrorism exposed: Report

Ottawa [Canada], October 18 (ANI): Former US National Security Advisor, Lt. General McMaster believes that any assistance provided to Pakistan ...

T20 WC: Kishan, Rahul star as India defeat England in warm-up fixture

Dubai [UAE], October 18 (ANI): Ishan Kishan and KL Rahul played knocks of 70 and 51 respectively as India chased ...

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Experts say Chinese demand for natural gas to challenge energy market

BEIJING, China: Amid anoutlook for cold winter temperatures, China's quest for obtaining larger volumes of natural gas is expected to ...

U.S. stocks have mixed day, technology stocks do well

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were mixed in the United States on Monday as market participants weighed up a ...

New Italian ITA airlines replaces bankrupt Alitalia

ROME, Italy: Following the closing of Italy's bankrupt flag carrier Alitalia and its 74-year history, the country's new national airline, ...

Virgin Galactic delays first commercial space flight till end 2022

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of Virgin Galactic fell up to 20 percent after the company announced that it ...

Asian stock markets falter on poorer China GDP, rising oil prices

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were mostly lower on Monday on news of a slowing of China's economy, ...

To reduce disease, US seeks reduction in consumer salt use

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established new guidelines to help cut salt levels contained ...

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