Sun, 29 May 2022

New Japan lithium-air battery promises power for airplanes

TOKYO, Japan: A new high-density electric battery developed in Japan has the potential to power electric airplanes, according to industry ...

After earlier accepting 1 million migrants, Greece closes borders, sea

ATHENS, Greece: After a sharp increase in attempted entries by migrants through its Aegean islands and land border with Turkey ...

Hong Kong Catholic cardinal urges end to deal with China and Vatican

HONG KONG: In his first public remarks since he was arrested under Hong Kong's National Security Law earlier this month, ...

Bill to close media agencies begins way through Russian parliament

MOSCOW, Russia: Following the closure of a number of Russian state news outlets in the West, this week the Russian ...

UK, Lithuania boost defense cooperation to counter Russian aggression

LONDON, England: A joint declaration to boost defense and security collaboration was signed between Britain and Lithuania this week. London ...

In Tokyo, Biden supports Japan seeking seat on Security Council

TOKYO, Japan: U.S. President Joe Biden said this week that he supports calls for Japan to become a permanent member ...

Britain says arm Moldova to prepare for Russian invasion

LONDON, England: The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has proposed that Britain send modern weaponry ...

More lockdowns in Shanghai for mandatory Covid testing

SHANGHAI, China: The central Shanghai district of Jingan, a key commercial area in China's financial hub, has announced that it ...

Polish president: Ukraine must decide its own future

KYIV, Ukraine: Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, told lawmakers in Kyiv this week that Ukraine has the right to decide ...

Nineteen kids, 2 adults confirmed dead in Texas school massacre

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ANI/Big News Network): The death toll in the mass shooting incident at a school in Texas now ...

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 ...

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair session discusses influence of Taha Hussein

ABU DHABI, 28th May, 2022 (WAM) -- A panel discussion at the 31st Abu Dhabi International Book Fair this week ...

Angels 3B Anthony Rendon (wrist) lands on 10-day IL

The Los Angeles Angels placed third baseman Anthony Rendon on the 10-day injured list with wrist inflammation. An MRI exam ...

NSE co-location: CBI Court dismisses default bail pleas of Chitra Ramkrishna, Anand Subramanian

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): The Rouse Avenue Court on Saturday dismissed the default bail applications of Chitra Ramkrishna ...

Atal Innovation Mission organises national outreach meet in Goa

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, on Saturday organised a 'national outreach meet' for the ...

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurates sports complex at Savitribai Phule Pune University

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on Saturday stressed on development ...

French Open: Iga Swiatek reaches R4 after stiff clash against Danka Kovinic

Paris [France], May 28 (ANI): World No. 1 Iga Swiatek extended her winning campaign in French Open 2022 on Saturday ...

Formula 1: McLaren permanently adds Ayrton Senna logo on cars to honour legend's legacy

Monte Carlo [Monaco], May 28 (ANI): Ayrton Senna's logo will permanently feature on McLaren's F1 cars from the 2022 Monaco ...

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Powerful Vatican Prelate, Dies at 94

ROME - Cardinal Angelo Sodano, a once-powerful Italian prelate who long served as the Vatican's No. 2 official but whose ...

Russian football boss criticizes UEFA and FIFA bans

Alexander Dyukov stated that the RFU 'categorically' disagrees with the sanctions placed on Russian teams and clubsPresident of the Russian ...

Russia Announces Capture of Strategic Railway Town in Eastern Ukraine

Russia's military says it has taken the eastern Ukrainian town of Lyman, a key railway hub in the Donetsk region. ...

After petroleum products, Pakistan looks to increase power tariffs

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 28 (ANI): After hiking the prices of petroleum products in Pakistan, the Shehbaz Sharif-led government is planning ...

French Open: Spain's Carlos Alcaraz defeats Sebastian Korda, cruises into last-16

Paris [France], May 28 (ANI): Spain's Carlos Alcaraz cruised into the last-16 of the ongoing French Open 2022 after defeating ...

Swedish sustain tech company Wayout and EP Kamat Group introduce eco-friendly technology to bring down the carbon footprint

Goa [India], May 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): Award-winning sustain-tech company Wayout and EP Kamat Group, on Saturday, signed a partnership contract in ...

Indian Open surfing 2022: TN's groms and Karnataka's women dominate day-2

Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 28 (ANI): A beautiful morning and tempting waves welcomed surfers on the second day of the ...

Tibetan groups attend 3-day cross-regional meet in Barcelona

Barcelona [Spain], May 28 (ANI): Tibetan Groups from across the world have gathered in Barcelona for the first-ever Cross-Regional Meeting ...

Fatal heart rhythm disorder has been related to air pollution, according to a new study

Brussels [Belgium], May 28 (ANI): According to recent research presented at the European Society of Cardiology's annual congress, arrhythmias are ...

War In Ukraine Causes Global Food Shortage

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has had economic repercussions around the world, and it's creating a food shortage. Russia and Ukraine ...

EU issues projection on Ukraine's grain exports

The volume is expected to be significantly below pre-crisis levelsThe EU is hoping for an increase in the volume of ...

Millions could starve due to Ukraine crisis UN

The numbers are likely to grow if nations don?t start working together to tackle the food crisisThe number of people ...

G-7 Pledges Put Coal on Notice, Could Boost Climate Aid

BERLIN - Officials from the Group of Seven wealthy nations announced Friday that they will aim to largely end greenhouse ...

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Vatican Power Broker for Decades, Dies at 94

VATICAN CITY - Cardinal Angelo Sodano, a controversial Vatican power broker for more than a quarter of a century who ...

At Least a Dozen Journalists Held in Ethiopia Crackdown

Nairobi, Kenya - At least a dozen journalists have been detained in a wave of arrests in Ethiopia, media workers ...

First-of-its-kind for hospitality industry, WelcomHeritage announces 'buy now, pay later' offer

New Delhi [India], May 28 (ANI): WelcomHeritage has announced a tie-up with Simpl for installment-based holidays allowing guests to book ...

More than half of Afghanistan's population dependent on humanitarian assistance: UNHCR

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 28 (ANI): Afghanistan is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the Taliban seized power in August last ...

BRICS group expected to expand soon: China

Beijing [China], May 28 (ANI): For the first time, the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) grouping is expected to begin an expansion ...

WBSETCL and Smile Train India partner to support cleft surgeries in West Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): WBSETCL, a government of West Bengal enterprise is one of the best transmission ...

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Closed since start of Covid, Chile to reopen Easter Island to tourists

SANTIAGO, Chile: Easter Island, one of Chile's most important tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors on August 1, the government ...

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Powerful Vatican Prelate, Dies at 94

ROME - Cardinal Angelo Sodano, a once-powerful Italian prelate who long served as the Vatican's No. 2 official but whose ...

Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Vatican Power Broker for Decades, Dies at 94

VATICAN CITY - Cardinal Angelo Sodano, a controversial Vatican power broker for more than a quarter of a century who ...

Elon Musk 'hopes' Amber Heard and Johnny Depp 'move on,' says they're 'incredible'

Washington [US], May 28 (ANI): With every passing day, the noise around Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's trial is growing ...

Balaxi Pharmaceuticals reports continued solid growth in Q4 and FY22

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Balaxi Pharmaceuticals Limited (Balaxi), a branded IPR-based pharmaceutical company headquartered in Hyderabad, reported ...

Mexico Energy Regulator Fines Spain's Iberdrola $467 Million

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's energy regulator fined Spanish firm Iberdrola $467 million for improperly selling electricity to third parties in ...

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