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Netflix to pay Italy $59 million in back taxes

MILAN, Italy: Netflix and Italy have agreed to a $59 million settlement to to settle a four-year tax dispute, Milan ...

Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...

Monkeypox seen in UK, health officials warn of arrival in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Health Service Executive (HSE) reports that it has brought together experts to plan for how the country ...

Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

Ireland slow in enacting Europe media rules, sued by EU

DUBLIN, Ireland: The EU is suing Ireland for not enforcing EU regulations on television programming available in Ireland.Ireland is among ...

EU heads tell Ukraine military supplies will continue

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the bloc would ensure Ukraine that it has ...

The most unusual icons you have ever seen

Icons painted on dry fish were popular among a certain socioeconomic class of people. What's the deal with that?An icon ...

How Leo Tolstoy embraced technical progress

The great Russian writer enjoyed taking pictures, listening to music on a gramophone, and talking on the telephone. Still, he ...

What dishes were prepared for traditional Russian weddings

Wedding feasts in Russia lasted from several days up to a week, so the variety of dishes that were presented ...

The largest diasporas in Russia

Russia has always been a multinational country. Besides numerous indigenous peoples, there are communities from neighboring states. Today, Russia is ...

How the West planned to crush the USSR immediately after WWII

Britain did not want to put up with the growing influence of the Russians and was ready to start World ...

What Russia was like in 2002

The end of the turbulent 1990s saw the second year of Putin as president of the country, the first cooperation ...

MLB roundup: Joc Pederson (3 HRs, 8 RBIs) leads Giants past Mets

Joc Pederson capped a three-homer, eight-RBI night with a game-tying single in the ninth inning, and Brandon Crawford followed with ...

French Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga bids tearful farewell to tennis after first round defeat against Ruud

Paris [France], May 25 (ANI): Former World No. 5 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Tuesday announced his retirement from tennis after losing ...

Africa provides a home for hope, despite new challenges: Guterres

On Africa Day, the world celebrates the diverse and dynamic continent's "enormous promise and potential", the UN chief said in ...

BRI westward expansion of China looks bleak amid Russia-Ukraine war

Beijing [China], May 25 (ANI): Changes in the geopolitical situation as a result of the Russian-Ukraine war will have an ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 25

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

New Australian Leader Sides with Washington, Rebuffs Beijing

Australia's new leader signaled Tuesday that he would resist growing Chinese influence in the Indo-Pacific region - seeming to dismiss ...

Lear to acquire IG Bauerhin, a global leader in seat climate control

Southfield (Michigan) [US], May 25 (ANI/PRNewswire): Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, recently ...

Nexteer and Continental Joint Venture CNXMotion expands Brake-to-Steer technology with new software functions

Grand Blanc (Michigan) [US], May 25 (ANI/PRNewswire): Further leveraging technology building blocks from its parent companies, Nexteer Automotive and Continental ...

Pakistan: Over USD 13 billion debt incurred in 10 months

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 25 (ANI): Pakistan's failure in handling its economy is an unpleasant result of its own actions as ...

Canada donates 20,000 artillery rounds of 155 mm NATO standard ammunition to Ukraine

Toronto [Canada], May 25 (ANI): Amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand, on Tuesday, announced ...

80 per cent non-Muslims employed with less salary: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 25 (ANI): Pakistan's discrimination against minorities continues even in the employment sector as 80 per cent of ...

Centre allows duty free import of 20 Lakh MT crude soyabean, sunflower oil

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): To provide required relief to consumers, the Central Government on Tuesday exempted customs duty ...

Russia records 3,785 daily COVID-19 cases

MOSCOW, 24th May, 2022 (WAM/TASS) -- Russia's COVID-19 case tally rose by 3,785 over the past day to 18,301,393, the ...

Imran Khan demands dismissal of US official over bad manners

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 25 (ANI): In line with his "foreign conspiracy" theory, Former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

US base to host drag queens for children

The Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany announced a ?Drag Queen Story Time? eventFamilies of US troops stationed at Ramstein ...

South Africa's Ramaphosa: Russia Sanctions Hurt 'Bystander' Countries

pretoria, south africa - South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday that 'bystander countries' were suffering due to sanctions ...

Jessica Pegula advances at French Open on 10th match point

It took until the 10th match point, but No. 11 seed Jessica Pegula finished off Wang Qiang of China 6-2, ...

Kremlin critic Navalny loses appeal against nine-year jail term

Moscow [Russia], May 25 (ANI): Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny has lost his appeal against a new 9-year prison sentence ...

Ukraine pledges to enter Crimea by end of year

The turnaround in the conflict with Russia is going to happen in August, the head of Ukrainian military intelligence claimsThe ...

Iconic Russian museum rules on foreign exhibits

The Hermitage museum won?t be sending pieces to foreign exhibits this year, says its directorOne of the world's largest museums, ...

London pushing Kiev down warpath Russian ambassador

He also accused the UK of trying to isolate diplomats to prevent them from conveying Moscow's positionLondon is continuing to ...

Sentenced Russian soldier can be exchanged Ukraine

The Ukrainian prosecutor general said it was possible but it depends on the politiciansUkrainian Prosecutor General Irina Venediktova has not ...

Pandemic Creates New Billionaires as Global Inequality Rises

London - The world's billionaires have increased their wealth by trillions of dollars since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, ...

US to End Russia's Ability to Pay International Investors

Washington - The U.S. will close the last avenue for Russia to pay its billions in debt back to international ...

Quad leaders appreciate India's stance on Ukraine

Tokyo[Japan], May 24 (ANI): Quad leaders on Tuesday appreciated India's position with respect to Russia's conflict in Ukraine, Foreign Secretary ...

Blinken to Make Major China Policy Speech This Week

State Department - U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will make a major policy speech on Thursday at George Washington ...

EU leader wont discuss ban on Russian oil FT

PM Viktor Orban says that a bloc-wide ban on Russian oil would cause 'serious? harm to Hungary's economyHungarian Prime Minister ...

Chinese company stops operation in Gwadar city of Pakistan

Gwadar (Balochistan) [Pakistan], May 25 (ANI): A Chinese company that exports copper, aluminium and iron to Beijing has stopped working ...

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Nineteen kids, 2 adults confirmed dead in Texas school massacre

TEXAS [US], May 25 (ANI/Big News Network): The death toll in the mass shooting incident at a school in Texas ...

US, Japan, Australia, India join to limit illegal fishing by China

LONDON, England: Citing a U.S. official, the Financial Times reported this week that during the Quad summit in Tokyo, the ...

Agreement reached to return Parthenon sculpture to Greece

ATHENS, Greece: In a significant move for Greece, which has intensified its campaign to bring back sculptures from its most ...

Japan prime minister warns China over East China Sea moves

TOKYO, Japan: China's efforts to develop areas in the East China Sea are "unacceptable," Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said ...

US House Speaker Pelosi banned from communion over abortion views

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In a letter released this week, the archbishop of San Francisco, Salvatore Cordileone, said U.S. House Speaker ...

Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...

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