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Mideast in Pictures: Gaza's reconstruction at snail's pace

© Provided by Xinhua GAZA, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Over half year has passed since the May conflict between Israel ...

EU insists it's winning hybrid war with Belarus

Alleged attempts by Belarus? embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko to weaponize thousands of desperate migrants as part of an effort to ...

Are Russia and Germany set for a split

Germany's new leadership has rolled out its blueprint for a ?traffic-light? coalition of political parties. With the EU and Moscow ...

Omicron: What we know about the new Covid variant

Scientists have raised the alarm about the new Omicron Covid-19 variant, first identified in Botswana, which has an ?extremely high ...

Russia Says Latest Zircon Hypersonic Missile Test Successful

MOSCOW - Russia said Monday it had carried out another successful test of its Zircon hypersonic cruise missile, as world ...

Kazakh's Nursultan Nazarbayev retains prominence despite ceding presidency

Nur-Sultan [Kazakhstan], November 29 (ANI): Even after ceding his position as Kazakhstan's President in 2019, Nursultan Nazarbayev remains a prominent ...

HarperCollins presents 'Looking for the Enemy: Mullah Omar and the Unknown Taliban'

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI/ PR Newswire): HarperCollins India is thrilled to announce the publication of the keenly anticipated ...

Sid Productions to spread its branches in Mumbai and Delhi

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI/SRV): Sid Productions, one of the fastest growing Production company, has announced its expansion plan ...

Turkmenistan's First Lady Appears In The Media For The First Time

The first lady of Turkmenistan, Ogulgerek Berdymukhammedova, has appeared in the media for the first time since her husband took ...

We were getting messages: Russian tennis comeback rescues Serbia

Daniil Medvedev, the only man ranked behind Novak Djokovic, has admitted that "some people from Serbia" messaged the Russian team ...

In French Pantheon, Josephine Baker Makes History Yet Again

France is inducting Josephine Baker - Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist - into ...

How much food do Russians waste

Apparently, when it comes to food, Russians tend to be extremely resourceful. A recent ranking compiled by Bosch looked at ...

OCBC Bank acquires stakes in multiple Solomartel real estate funds

Singapore [India], November 29 (ANI/ATK): OCBC Bank, one of Singapore's largest banks, made multiple real estate investments by acquiring significant ...

Omicron variant poses very high global risk WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned countries to brace for the new Omicron Covid variant, urging them to boost ...

Countries close borders to foreigners amid Omicron fears

Japan will close its border to foreign nationals, including business travelers and students from Tuesday, marking one of the most ...

Japan Bans Entry of Foreign Visitors as Omicron Spreads

Japan announced Monday it will suspend entry of all foreign visitors from around the world as a new coronavirus variant ...

Natus Vincere beats Vitality to win BLAST Premier Fall Finals

Natus Vincere defeated Team Vitality 2-1 Sunday in the grand final of the BLAST Premier Fall Finals, earning the team ...

Military police raid plane to arrest couple trying to flee quarantine

A married couple who fled a quarantine hotel for suspected Omicron strain carriers in the Netherlands have been removed from ...

UN: Pandemic to Cost Global Tourism $2.0 Trillion in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic will cost the global tourism sector $2.0 trillion in lost revenue in 2021, the U.N.'s tourism body ...

Israel to Allow 3,000 Ethiopian Jews to Immigrate

JERUSALEM - Israel's government on Sunday approved the immigration of several thousand Jews from war-torn Ethiopia, some of whom have ...

Angry protests in Amman against Jordan-Israel solar power for water deal

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], November 29 (ANI): Thousands of Jordanians took part in a huge protest at the heart of ...

Italy gives asylum to famed 'green-eyed Afghan girl'

Rome [Italy], November 29 (ANI): The Afghan 'green-eyed' girl, who became popular after her photo was carried on the cover ...

Military police stop plane to arrest couple trying to flee quarantine

A married couple who fled a quarantine hotel for suspected Omicron strain carriers in the Netherlands have been removed from ...

EU to Deploy Surveillance Plane Over Channel to Monitor Migrants

CALAIS, FRANCE - The EU's border agency is to deploy a plane 24 hours a day over the Channel coast ...

France refuses to be held hostage to British politics

France will not be held hostage to Britain's domestic politics over the Channel migrant crisis, the country's interior minister has ...

New Country, New Name for US Citizen 'Enes Kanter Freedom'

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter is changing his name to 'Enes Kanter Freedom' to celebrate becoming a ...

Raptors PG Goran Dragic (personal matter) takes indefinite leave

Toronto Raptors point guard Goran Dragic is taking an indefinite leave from the team to handle a personal issue, the ...

France detects multiple suspected Omicron cases

France's Ministry of Health has announced that they have found eight possible cases of the Omicron variant, as countries around ...

American woman invites Afghan refugee family for Thanksgiving meal to acquaint them with US traditions

Washington [US], November 29 (ANI): An American woman invited an Afghan refugee family for a Thanksgiving meal and served a ...

Morocco suspends air traffic due to Omicron

Morocco has announced the suspension of all ?direct? passenger flights due to the new coronavirus variant, Omicron. The measure comes ...

Isreal will be less welcoming, need to ascertain impact of new COVID variant: Envoy Noar Gilon

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], November 28 (ANI): As Tel Aviv sealed its border for international tourists, Israel ambassador to India Naor ...

Isreal stands with India to fight perpetrators of 26/11 attack: Israeli Envoy

By Sahil PandeyGurugram (Haryana) [India], November 28 (ANI): Israel stands with India to fight against the perpetrators of the 26/11 ...

Philippines imposes travel ban on seven more countries over Omicron variant

Manila [Philippines], November 28 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines on Sunday imposed travel restrictions on seven European countries to keep out the ...

Paramjeet Kumar becomes first Indian para powerlifter to win medal at World C'ships

Tbilisi [Georgia], November 28 (ANI): Paramjeet Kumar on Sunday became the first powerlifter from India to clinch a medal in ...

Guardian accused of sitting on bombshell story about Assange

The Guardian newspaper reportedly knew about alleged spying on Julian Assange by a CIA-connected security firm long before it became ...

Research discovers COVID infection risk rises after second vaccine dose

London [UK], November 28 (ANI): A new research has discovered a gradual increase in the risk of COVID-19 infection from ...

Britain Snubbed as France Hosts Channel Migration Talks

CALAIS, FRANCE - France hosts a meeting of European ministers on Sunday to discuss ways to stop migrants crossing the ...

Bryan Adams is 'on the mend' after testing Covid positive in Italy

Milan [Italy], November 28 (ANI): Canadian rocker Bryan Adams has shared a new update from Milan, Italy where he was ...

Study shows what would happen if China dealt with Covid like US

If China were to drop its zero-Covid-19 policy and open up its economy the way some Western countries have, it ...

China reports 3 locally transmitted, 20 new imported COVID-19 cases

Beijing [China], November 28 (ANI): China on Saturday reported three new locally transmitted and 20 new imported COVID-19 cases. China's ...

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Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

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