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Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA, Indonesia: In a legal overhaul that critics say could curb freedoms and police morality in the world's third-largest democracy, ...

Hawaii braces for eruption on Big Island of Honolulu

HONOLULU, Hawaii: Officials are concerned that a major eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii ...

'Rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship, kills US passenger

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: A massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship this week as it was sailing toward the ...

After years of upheaval, US judge throws out Huawei fraud indictments

NEW YORK City, New York: Last week, a U.S. judge has dismissed an indictment against the chief financial officer of ...

Sheriff: Vandals cut power across North Carolina county

MOORE COUNTY, North Carolina: Local authorities said that two power substations in Moore County, North Carolina, were damaged by gunfire, ...

Japan announces increase of up to 43 trillion yen in defense spending

TOKYO, Japan: Beginning in April, Japan will allocate 40 trillion to 43 trillion yen ($295 billion-$318 billion) over five years ...

US Air Force unveils new B-21 bomber, plans to order 500

PALMDALE, California: Northrop Grumman has unveiled its new B-21 "Raider" jet, the first in a new fleet of long-range stealth ...

Bahrain's foreign minister praises Benjamin Netanyahu

King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa greets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the Manama capital of Bahrain on ...

More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...

Germany Rocked by Far-Right Plot to Seize Power

London - German authorities said Thursday that further arrests are likely after a far-right plot to overthrow the government was ...

Xi says China to continue support for Sudan's political transition

RIYADH, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- China supports all parties in Sudan to continue to push for steady political transition through ...

Illegal migrants kept in cage by EU state media

The EU border agency Frontex has acknowledged the reports, promising to investigate the situation with migrants in BulgariaBulgarian border guards ...

Xi meets with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia

© Provided by Xinhua RIYADH, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday met with King Salman bin ...

Xi meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

© Provided by Xinhua RIYADH, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday met with Palestinian President Mahmoud ...

Xi meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

© Provided by Xinhua RIYADH, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday met with Egyptian President Abdel ...

FIFA World Cup arouses Gazans' enthusiasm despite daily woes

© Provided by Xinhua GAZA, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Harsh living conditions in Gaza, the besieged Palestinian enclave, have not ...

Celine Dion postpones tour as she reveals rare neurological disorder diagnosis

Washington [US], December 9 (ANI): Canadian singer Celine Dion has revealed that she is suffering from a rare neurological disorder ...

Taliban defends public execution, terms criticism as 'interference' in Afghanistan's internal affairs

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 9 (ANI): Following criticism over the public execution of a man, the Taliban on Thursday defended its ...

Hrishikesh Kanitkar brings calm, we need someone like that: Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur on new batting coach

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 9 (ANI): Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur praised the newly appointed batting coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar, saying that ...

Viktor Bout, Arms Dealer in Prisoner Swap, Remembered as Monster

Viktor Bout, the former Russian military officer convicted of illegal arms trafficking in U.S. courts in 2012, and who was ...

Dash re-sign F Michelle Alozie to 2-year deal

The Houston Dash re-signed forward Michelle Alozie to a two-year contract through the 2024 season. Alozie, 25, played in 10 ...

WHO Urges Vigilance as COVID-19 Pandemic Wanes in Africa

Geneva - The World Health Organization reports COVID-19 cases are continuing their downward spiral in Africa but warns the pandemic ...

Dutch Grand Prix to remain on F1 schedule through '25

Formula 1 announced that the Dutch Grand Prix will remain on the schedule through at least 2025. F1 returned to ...

Austria blocks two EU nations bids to join Schengen zone

Europe's free-travel zone will only expand to include Croatia in 2023The Schengen Area, Europe's visa-free travel zone, will expand for ...

Source to VOA: US to Downgrade Relations with Myanmar

A diplomatic source has told VOA Burmese that the U.S. will downgrade its diplomatic relations with Myanmar upon the departure ...

Dodgers, OF Jason Heyward agree to minor-league deal

Outfielder Jason Heyward signed a minor-league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday. Heyward is returning from knee surgery ...

Afghanistan: Residents of Baghlan province raise concern over lack of beds in hospitals, hygiene

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 8 (ANI): The residents of Baghlan province of Afghanistan urged the government to complete construction of the ...

Audio cues can alter our visual perception: Study

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that audio cues can not only help us recognise objects ...

NorthEast United FC appoint Vincenzo Annese as new head coach, replaces Marco Balbul

Guwahati (Assam) [India], December 8 (ANI): Indian Super League (ISL) team NorthEast United FC on Thursday announced the appointment of ...

Four 'fronts' in the Ukraine-Russia war to look out for as winter bites

Russia had expected to be victorious long before now. Its initial plan envisaged ground assaults across Ukraine in the first ...

Amid coup, countercoup claims - what really went down in Peru and why?

Peru has a new president following the ouster of former leader Pedro Castillo at the hands of the country's Congress.His ...

Stability, prosperity relies on respecting women's rights: US special envoy to Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 8 (ANI): Amid ongoing violation of human rights in Afghanistan, US special envoy, Thomas West has called ...

PM Modi's foreign visits enabled India to shape global agenda: Govt tells Rajya Sabha

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign visits enabled India to strengthen relations with partner countries, ...

Favorites emerge for Carlos Correa, Dansby Swanson

And then there were two. As the MLB Winter Meetings wrapped, half of the quartet of prized free-agent shortstops had ...

Pakistan Tops New Index Measuring Chinese Influence Around The World

Pakistan is the country in the world that is the most influenced by China, according to a new study that ...

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2,500 dead seals reported on Russian coast

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian officials have said that some 2,500 Caspian seals have been found dead on the Caspian Sea coast ...

Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA, Indonesia: In a legal overhaul that critics say could curb freedoms and police morality in the world's third-largest democracy, ...

Hawaii braces for eruption on Big Island of Honolulu

HONOLULU, Hawaii: Officials are concerned that a major eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii ...

'Rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship, kills US passenger

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: A massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship this week as it was sailing toward the ...

After years of upheaval, US judge throws out Huawei fraud indictments

NEW YORK City, New York: Last week, a U.S. judge has dismissed an indictment against the chief financial officer of ...

Sheriff: Vandals cut power across North Carolina county

MOORE COUNTY, North Carolina: Local authorities said that two power substations in Moore County, North Carolina, were damaged by gunfire, ...

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