Wed, 22 Jan 2020

Police in China's Wuhan Move to Quash 'Rumors' About Virus Outbreak

Authorities in the central Chinese city of Wuhan have summoned and questioned eight people for allegedly posting "rumors" about the ...

North Korean Local Government Forces Residents to Open Bank Accounts

Authorities in North Korea are forcing residents in parts of South Pyongan province to open bank accounts as part of ...

Uzbekistan: Blogger flees country, cites pressure from authorities

A blogger in Uzbekistan who was last year confined to a psychiatric institution following her publication of critical online reports ...

Curious Kids: Do teachers get paid when they go on strike?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. Have a question you'd like an expert to answer? Send ...

EXPLAINED: What we know so far about the new China virus

A new SARS-like virus has killed six people in China and infected nearly 300 others.Fears have been mounting that the ...

Turkmenistan: But where are the buyers

Turkmenistan last June cut the ribbon on a $1.7 billion state-of-the-art facility that would enable it to convert natural gas ...

No encroachment can be allowed on forest land, NGT tells Delhi govt

New Delhi [India], Jan 21 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT), which is dealing with illegal constructions in South Delhi's ...

South Africa fails to get to the bottom of killings in KwaZulu-Natal

The assassination of political figures in South Africa has a long and horrible history. That the practice has continued since ...

Death Toll up to 10 in Ethiopia Platform Collapse; 250 Hurt

ADDIS ABABA - Regional officials in Ethiopia on Tuesday confirmed 10 deaths and 250 people injured after a wooden platform ...

Countries Around World Gear Up Response to New Coronavirus

BEIJING - Countries in Asia and elsewhere have begun body temperature checks at airports, railway stations and along highways in ...

PRRD joins Sinulog; commits to help solve traffic woes

CEB CITY Jan. 20 (PIA) -- Pres. Rodrigo Roa Duterte joined the Cebuanos at the Cebu City Sports Complex on ...

China says virus spreading between humans as WHO set to meet

China has confirmed cases of human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases ...

Indonesia Moving Capitol Out of Jakarta

Indonesia unleashed a flood of announcements about moving its capital out of Jakarta, from a possible $40 billion from the ...

Narayana Health City performs Karnataka's youngest heart transplant

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): End-stage heart failure is one of the conditions mired with high mortality. Around one-fourth ...

Why did Russian tsars love holy fools

"St. Basil the Blessed, Moscow miracle worker" by Vitaliy Grafov, 2006Графов Виталий Юрьевич/v-grafov.ru Naked, dirty & forever mumbling their prayers, ...

Cotabato City all set for 3rd massive anti-polio drive

COTABATO CITY, Jan. 21 (PIA) ---Cotabato City Health Office deployed Monday almost 200 immunization teams for the 3rd round of ...

Protesters In Bosnian Capital Hold Rally Over Choking Air Pollution

Protesters in Sarajevo on January 20 assembled to draw attention to dangerously high levels of air pollution in the capital ...

Premier League wobbles leave top four chase wide open

London - Chelsea remain in pole position to claim fourth spot in the Premier League and a return to the ...

Unhealthy Levels of Smog Choke Thai Capital for Over Week

BANGKOK - Unhealthy levels of smog have choked Bangkok for more than a week, as the Thai capital's residents fume ...

Pakistan Urged To Release Journalist Held On 'Flimsy' Charge

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is calling for the immediate and unconditional release of a Pakistani journalist who it says has ...

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Memorial Service Held In Kyiv In Honor of Donetsk Airport Defenders

A requiem was held at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv on January 21 to honor the dead defenders of ...

Atlanta United trade MF Gressel to DC United

Atlanta United traded midfielder Julian Gressel to D.C. United on Tuesday for up to $1.1 million in targeted allocation money. ...

FIFA chief spots new top athlete... Trump

Davos - As head of world football, Gianni Infantino knows a thing or two about athletes and on Tuesday he ...

Minnesota United acquire M Hayes from FC Dallas

Minnesota United acquired midfielder Jacori Hayes from FC Dallas on Tuesday in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2021 ...

'Chicharito' Hernandez, Galaxy confirm move from Sevilla

Celebrated Mexican star Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez confirmed his move to Major League Soccer's LA Galaxy on Tuesday. The team followed ...

Am still learning, says footballer Nicolas Pepe

Leeds [UK], Jan 21 (ANI): Arsenal footballer Nicolas Pepe said that he has now settled in the side but there ...

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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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