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As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut, marries on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES, California: Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon, announced on Facebook that ...

In seeking probe of egg pricing, US farm group points to high profits

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter sent out this week, farm advocacy group Farm Action said that as Americans continue to ...

U.S. to spend additional $490 million to prevent wildfires

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration announced this week an additional expenditure of $490 million to combat the growing threat of ...

Texas officials warn state electric grid vulnerable to extreme weather

DALLAS, Texas: The Dallas Federal Reserve has announced that despite the adoption of safeguards after a deadly February 2021 cold ...

Japan employers agree with prime minister to raise wages

TOKYO, Japan: More than half of major Japanese companies are planning to raise wages this year, after Prime Minister Fumio ...

Among Amazon staff to be cut include those in Canada, Costa Rica, US

Reuters has reported that Amazon.com is making plans to cut 18,000 employees worldwide, including in the US, Canada and Costa ...

In rare attack, two killed in isolated Alaska village by polar bear

WALES, Alaska: In a rare attack, a polar bear chased several residents of the isolated Alaska Native whaling village of ...

Derbyshire sign Pakistan's Haider Ali for 2023 season

London [UK], January 27 (ANI): Derbyshire County Cricket Club (DCCC) have signed Pakistan international batter, Haider Ali, for the entire ...

Tripura assembly polls: Jolt to Opposition as former state Tripura TMC chief, CPI(M) leader join BJP

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): In a major jolt to the Opposition in Tripura ahead of the Assembly polls, ...

Indian sports fraternity lauds Sania Mirza on conclusion of "glorious grand slam career"

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The sporting fraternity took to social media to laud star Indian tennis player Sania ...

India captain Hardik Pandya wins toss, opts to bowl against New Zealand in 1st T20I

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], January 27 (ANI): India captain Hardik Pandya won the toss and opted to bowl first against New ...

Global chemical weapons watchdog blames Syria for 2018 deadly chlorine attack in Douma

Hague [Netherland], January 27 (ANI): The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on Friday blamed Syria for a 2018 ...

Radhika Madan's new film 'Rumi Ki Sharafat' announced

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Actress Radhika Madan has a new film 'Rumi Ki Sharafat' in her kitty. On ...

Russian foreign ministry asks Stoltenberg a question

Moscow was wondering if the NATO chief took Western citizens for ?morons? when he claimed the bloc is not party ...

Jan. 27 Is International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The date was chosen because it marks the day in 1945 that Auschwitz, ...

Somaliland's oil find could reset the regional balance: here's how

The presence of oil in Somaliland has been confirmed by a recent exploration. The discovery has raised the stakes in ...

Delhi: Interpol young global police leaders programme begins aiming to build public-police trust

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The third edition of the Interpol young global police leaders programme began on Friday ...

IIT Guwahati identifies research priorities contributing to green, sustainable growth

Guwahati (Assam) [India], January 27 (ANI): Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati have said that they are in ...

Islamabad court sends Fawad Chaudhry to jail on 14-day judicial remand

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): An Islamabad district and sessions court on Friday sent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Fawad Chaudhry to ...

Pakistan's recent countrywide electricity blackout linked to forex woes

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): Pakistan's recent countrywide electricity blackout is a symptom of its enduring economic crisis as its ...

Samvardhan Motherson acquires Saddles International Automotive for Rs 207 cr

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 27 (ANI): Samvardhana Motherson International, formerly known as Motherson Sumi Systems, on Friday approved the ...

Indonesia Masters: Lakshya Sen goes down fighting against Jonatan Christie in QFs

Jakarta [Indonesia], January 27 (ANI): Commonwealth Games champion Lakshya Sen suffered defeat against world No.3 Jonatan Christie in the quarter-finals ...

South Africa sign MoU on cooperation in re-introduction of Cheetahs in India

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): South Africa on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the ...

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic beats Tommy Paul, sets up championship showdown with Stefanos Tsitsipas

Melbourne [Australia], January 27 (ANI): Nine-time champion Novak Djokovic marched into the final of the Australian Open 2023, overpowering America's ...

Had ups and downs during last 18 months, didn't expect recall: Prithvi Shaw on return to Indian team

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], January 27 (ANI): Ahead of his side's first T20I against New Zealand at Ranchi, India batter Prithvi ...

EU state slams Kiev over 'brutal' military draft from ethnic minority

Budapest's Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has blasted Ukraine's conscription of Transcarpathian HungariansEthnic Hungarians living in Ukraine are being enrolled in ...

Berlin apologizes after African Union accuses it of insult

The German Foreign Office made a botched joke about Russia's foreign minister visiting the continent ?not to see leopards?Germany's attempt ...

South Korea unveils path to normalize ties with Pyongyang

Seoul will seek ?direct and indirect? contacts with North Korea, the government saidSouth Korea will use NGOs and international bodies ...

Japan expands anti-Russia sanctions

Tokyo will prohibit supplies of semiconductors, robots and gas exploration equipmentJapan announced additional Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia on Friday, banning ...

How Will We Know if the US Economy Is in a Recession

WASHINGTON (AP) - The second consecutive quarter of economic growth that the government reported Thursday underscored that the nation isn't ...

Women's U19 T20 World Cup: India thrash New Zealand by 8-wicket to book spot in final

Potchefstroom [South Africa], January 27 (ANI): Parshavi Chopra's three-wicket haul and Shweta Sehrawat's gritty fifty helped India clinch a spot ...

Jim Chalmers lays out agenda for pursuit of 'values-based capitalism'

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has laid out an economic blueprint for pursuing "values-based capitalism", involving public-private co-investment and collaboration and the ...

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As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

Virginia expects 1,000 jobs as Amazon builds cloud computing center

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com's cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it will expand its data centers in ...

U.S. stocks faint after bull goes into hiding

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks crumbled on Wednesday as the extended rally on Wall Street came to an ...

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