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Omicron to infect half of Europe in weeks, says WHO

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Based on the 7 million new cases reported across Europe in the first week of 2022, the World ...


How people in the USSR got their hands on SCARCE goods

Neverending shortages taught Soviet citizens to act in unorthodox ways. But, to what lengths did they have to go to ...


Ukraine gets British anti-tank missiles

Weapons have been delivered by the UK to Kiev amid the standoff with RussiaUkraine thanked Britain for a new delivery ...


Blinken touches down in Ukraine for talks on containing Russia

Visit from Washington's top diplomat comes amid growing tensions between Kiev and MoscowUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived ...


Russia confirms 33,899 new cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has confirmed 33,899 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, which brings ...


Germans need to know that 'Ukraine exists' ambassador

Ukraine's ambassador to Germany blamed Berlin for supposedly disrespecting his country's rich cultureUkraine isn't considered a great cultural nation by ...


Former Russian security agent comes out as trans

She decided to come out publicly for the sake of fighting discriminationA transgender woman who worked for Russia's top domestic ...


Putin to hold talks with Iranian President in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks in Moscow with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi, ...


Japan claims sovereignty over Russian territory

Minister believes the southern part of the Kuril Islands is rightfully JapaneseTokyo will not give up its claim that Russia's ...


Germany Prepared to Pay 'High Economic Price' to Defend Ukraine

LONDON - Germany has said it is prepared to pay 'a high economic price' to defend its values, as NATO ...


EU explains position on new Russia sanctions

Brussels will not impose pre-emptive measures in attempt to stop invasion of UkraineThe EU's most senior diplomat Josep Borrell has ...


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During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

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Ukraine: What We Know

WASHINGTON - Russia's buildup of an estimated 100,000 troops along its border with Ukraine, along with military exercises in Belarus, ...

French Finance Minister lists 3 major threats to Europe's economic growth

Paris [France], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The economic growth in the European Union could be undermined by the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, ...

French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain reaffirms commitment to trade relations in Indo-Pacific

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain on Tuesday reaffirmed commitment to trade relations in the Indo-Pacific ...

North Macedonia's Kovacevski Approved As New PM

North Macedonia's parliament has elected Dimitar Kovacevski as prime minister of a Social Democrat-led government after two months of political ...

UN Aviation Agency Finishes Report On Flight Diverted To Belarus

The UN's civil aviation agency has completed a report about the investigation into Belarus's diversion of a Ryanair flight last ...

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As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...


US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...


US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...


Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...


One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...


Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...


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