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U.S. warned NATO expansionism would cross Russian tripwires

Nearly a year in, the war in Ukraine has cost tens of thousands of lives and brought the world to ...

After Biden tapped US oil reserves, House passes bill to end such uses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that limits the ability of US Energy Secretary Jennifer ...

US says Russian businessman traded on illegal information

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin, who has ties to the Kremlin, has been accused of making tens of millions ...

NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...

TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

US south sees 1.3 million new residents in 2022

MIAMI, Florida: This decade, the US south is expected to see more new residents than any other region in the ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

Rocket Lab launches first rocket from Virginia, USA

LONG BEACH, California: Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab has launched its first mission from the United States, as part of ...

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

US-China war by 2025: A self-fulfilling prophecy

When a general predicts inevitable conflict, he risks inviting pre-emptive attacksAmerican Four-Star General Mike Minihan, head of the US Air ...

G7 Agree to Price Cap for Refined Russian Oil

The Group of Seven industrialized countries agreed Friday on a price cap for refined Russian oil exports.U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet ...

Pentagon: Another Chinese Balloon Spotted Over Latin America

The U.S. Defense Department said Friday another Chinese surveillance balloon is sailing over Latin America, two days after a similar ...

PVL Season 2: Defending champions Kolkata Thunderbolts face Bengaluru Torpedoes in opener

Bengaluru (Karnataka)[India], February 4 (ANI): Prime Volleyball League season 2 is all set to kick off in Bengaluru as defending ...

India's green energy focus in sync with ongoing G20 Presidency

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): Keeping pace with the green energy focus of the world and reducing its carbon ...

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar gets 21-month doping ban

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has been suspended for 21 months for the use of ...

Memory of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics lives on

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- Saturday marks the anniversary of the opening of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, as ...

Kurt Kitayama takes narrow lead at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Kurt Kitayama made two late birdies to slide into the lead at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Friday in Pebble ...

New study sheds light on how 'Earth's thermostat' regulates climate

Washington [US], February 4 (ANI): Weathering is the process by which rocks, rain, and carbon dioxide help govern the Earth's ...

Suspected Chinese surveillance balloon expected to be over US for few days: Penatgon

Washington [US], February 4 (ANI): The suspected Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon is expected to be over the US for a ...

US: Taliban Should Meet Promises Before Seeking Legitimacy

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON  - The United States Friday renewed criticism of Afghanistan's Islamist Taliban for reneging on promises they would govern the ...

J-K's youngest social media influencer to address international forum

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], February 4 (ANI): Kashmir's youngest social media influencer, will be one among many of his ...

Kolkata: Govt launches e-pass to enable hassle-free visits to landmarks, but tourists unaware

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], February 4 (ANI): In December last year, the Tourism department of West Bengal had launched a ...

Pentagon Says Chinese Balloon Over US Solely to Spy

U.S. state department - Despite China's insistence it is designed for meteorological research, the United States Defense Department said Friday ...

Hyderabad: Police bust cricket betting racket, arrest three people

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], February 4 (ANI): Three alleged members of an online cricket betting gang were arrested on Friday. They ...

Amid balloon row, Blinken confirms postponement of planned China visit

Washington [US], February 4 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed that he is postponing his trip this weekend ...

Biden briefed on suspected Chinese surveillance balloon: White House

Washington [US], February 4 (ANI): US President Joe Biden was briefed about the suspected Chinese surveillance balloon hovering over the ...

EU, US Pledge Additional Support to Ukraine

European Union officials pledged their unwavering support Friday to help Ukraine rebuild its infrastructure against Russia's ongoing war, while the ...

EU agrees on new price caps for Russian oil

Limits on refined oil products will go into effect on February 5The European Union will set the price of refined ...

Karmnata: CM Bommai bats for farmer-centric schemes, organic farming

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 4 (ANI): Asserting that agriculture, as a profession, is replete with values and is sacred work, ...

The SECRET behind the Moscow Kremlin's walls

For hundreds of years, the majestic Moscow Kremlin walls were an architectural constant of Russia - they resisted invaders, fires, ...

5 facts about the Russian WITCH

The witch in Russia was only partially similar to her European colleagues in the craft. There were fewer Russian witches ...

Pentagon rejects China's clarification over suspected balloon, says violation of US airspace 'unacceptable'

Washington [US], February 4 (ANI): Rejecting China's statement regarding the suspected balloon in the US, Pentagon spokesperson Brigadier General Pat ...

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Washington ends export licenses for supplying China's Huawei

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has stopped issuing export licenses to US companies seeking to ship most items to China's ...

US concerned over rights at Mexico auto factory, seeks corrections

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US has again asked Mexico to investigate claims that workers at an auto parts facility of American ...

After Biden tapped US oil reserves, House passes bill to end such uses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that limits the ability of US Energy Secretary Jennifer ...

US Justice Dept. investigating Tesla claims on self-driving autos

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tesla confirmed this week that the US Justice Department has requested documents related to its Full Self-Driving and ...

US says Russian businessman traded on illegal information

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin, who has ties to the Kremlin, has been accused of making tens of millions ...

At 10.5 million vehicles sold, Toyota is top automaker in 2022

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022, maintaining its position as the world's top-selling ...

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