Mon, 10 May 2021

Life in Italian prison for 2 U.S. friends guilty of slaying policeman

ROME, Italy: Two young Americans have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 slaying of an Italian policeman.Found ...

More than 200 Palestinians injured during end-of-Ramadan clashes

JERUSALEM - Celebrating the final week of Ramadan, thousands of Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque gathered for prayer time ...

U.S. announces waiver of Covid patents; pharmaceutical stocks tumble

WASHINGTON D.C.: Shares of Covid vaccine manufacturers fell following statements from the White House that they support waiving patent rights ...

U.S. economic downturn translates to lowest birth rate in 40 years

WASHINGTON DC - Amidst the radical turndown in the American economy during the Covid lockdown, birth rates in the United ...

WHO says "low confidence" in Sinopharm Covid side-effects data

GENEVA, Switzerland: World Health Organization experts have said they have "very low confidence" in data received from Chinese state-owned drugmaker ...

White House seeks subsidies for nuclear power in bid for clean energy

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House is talking with lawmakers to offer subsidies to the nation's nuclear power plants, in a ...

Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Police recognize wanted Mafia fugitive on YouTube from tattoos

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic: Italian detectives have arrested a member of the Italian mafia after seeing him on YouTube in ...

About 120 Ex-peacekeepers from Ethiopia Seek Asylum in Sudan, UN says

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Around 120 former peacekeepers from Ethiopia, where several regions including northern Tigray are hard-hit by inter-ethnic conflict, ...

British Fugitive Arrested in Dubai on Drug-trafficking Charges

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - One of Britain's most wanted fugitives, a 35-year-old suspected of involvement in a plot to ...

Tearful Reunions Mark 2nd Mothers Day Under Pandemic

Last Mother's Day, they celebrated with bacon and eggs over FaceTime. This time, Jean Codianni of Los Angeles flew to ...

'Heartwarming to see Israelis helping save lives in India'

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): After Israel announced that it will send additional help to India to tackle the ...

Spurs, Bucks square off in key battle for postseason seedings

The San Antonio Spurs will return to the Alamo City -- not necessarily a good thing -- to host the ...

Afghan President condemns Kabul bombing

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 10 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack on a school in Kabul ...

More Than 1,200 Migrants Reach Italian Island in Boats in 12 Hours

ROME - More than 1,200 migrants in several decrepit, overcrowded fishing boats on Sunday reached a tiny Italian island in ...

Maldives Police Announce Arrest of Key Suspect in Nasheed Attack

MALE, Maldives - Maldives police said Sunday they arrested a person believed to be the prime suspect in an explosion ...

Israel to send teams of experts: Envoy

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): To help India in tackling the second wave of COVID-19, Israel will be sending ...

Middle East Envoys express deep concern over East Jerusalem violence

The Envoys of the Middle East Quartet (from the European Union, Russia, the United States, and the United Nations), have ...

Viktorija Golubic captures title in Saint-Malo

Fifth-seeded Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland needed just 64 minutes to defeat Jasmine Paolini 6-1, 6-3 in the final of the ...

Man United keep Man City waiting for title with Villa victory

Manchester United put Manchester City's Premier League title celebrations on hold after coming from behind to win 3-1 away to ...

President expresses grief over RS MP Mohapatra's demise

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday expressed his grief over the demise of Rajya ...

INS Airavat to arrive in Vishakhapatnam from Singapore

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): In order to help India in its fight against COVID-19, Indian Navy tanker ship ...

Manish Sisodia urges Centre to vaccinate Indians first

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Urging the Central government to vaccinate Indian citizens first before exporting the coronavirus vaccines, ...

Jimmy Kimmel, Ben Affleck suit up for 'Vax Live'

Washington [US], May 9 (ANI): American actor Ben Affleck and TV talk show host Jimmy Kimmel showed up Live on ...

Elon Musk makes hoting debut on 'SNL'

Washington [US], May 9 (ANI): While hosting the 'Saturday Night Live' show, SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed ...

COVID-19: First shipment of medical supplies from S. Korea

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): The first consignment from South Korea carrying 30 oxygen concentrators and 200 oxygen cylinders ...

Romania marks 76th anniversary of end of World War II in Europe

BUCHAREST, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Events commemorating the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe are ...

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix

Madrid [Spain], May 9 (ANI): An incredible, tense race-long battle between Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton saw ...

Dravid talks about India's chances of winning in England

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 9 (ANI): Former India skipper Rahul Dravid on Sunday said that the Virat Kohli-led side has ...

Amir should be included in Pak squad for T20 WC: Kamran

Karachi [Pakistan], May 9 (ANI): Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has urged skipper Babar Azam to consider Mohammad Amir and ...

IAF operates air support management cell for COVID aid

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Ministry of Defence on Sunday said the Indian Air Force is operating a round ...

Arab Nations Hit out at Israel over Jerusalem Violence

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Arab countries, including four that last year agreed to normalize relations with Israel, have condemned a weekend ...

UN Condemns Ugandan Bill to Criminalize Same-Sex Relations

GENEVA - The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling on Uganda to amend a ...

Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra dies of COVID-19

Bhubaneswar (Odisha)[India], May 9 (ANI): Rajya Sabha MP and renowned sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra passed away on Sunday due to COVID-19. ...

Dave Chappelle responds to Elon Musk's 'SNL' hosting gig

Washington [US], May 9 (ANI): American stand-up comedian and actor Dave Chappelle recently expressed that he is confused over Elon ...

China discussed weaponising coronaviruses before pandemic

Beijing [China], May 9 (ANI): A document written by Chinese scientists and health officials before the pandemic in 2015 states ...

Rahul Gandhi says villages to "Parmatma Nirbhar" now

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Taking a veiled dig at the BJP-led Central government as the second wave of ...

Amitabh Bachchan requests people globally to help India

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday shared a mini glimpse from the Vax Live ...

China Focus: Hainan set to bring global benefits as free trade port

© Provided by Xinhua HAIKOU, May 9 (Xinhua) -- As comprehensive reforms are being deepened and high-level opening-up policies are ...

Vaccine Deserts: Some Countries Have No COVID-19 Jabs At All

N'DJAMENA, CHAD - At the small hospital where Dr. Oumaima Djarma works in Chad's capital, there are no debates over ...

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More than 200 Palestinians injured during end-of-Ramadan clashes

JERUSALEM - Celebrating the final week of Ramadan, thousands of Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque gathered for prayer time ...

Sirens blare in Israel after 2 rockets fired from Gaza

Two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards the Israeli city of Ashkelon late on Sunday, with one being ...

IAF brings 4 oxygen containers from Indonesia to India

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) IL-76s, carrying four cryogenic oxygen containers from Jakarta, Indonesia ...

British Fugitive Arrested in Dubai on Drug-trafficking Charges

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - One of Britain's most wanted fugitives, a 35-year-old suspected of involvement in a plot to ...

Israel delays hearing on eviction of Palestinians

Jerusalem [Israel], May 10 (ANI): Amid violent clashes in East Jerusalem, the Israeli Supreme Court has delayed a hearing scheduled ...

'Heartwarming to see Israelis helping save lives in India'

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): After Israel announced that it will send additional help to India to tackle the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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