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Turkmenistan opens gas pumping station with eye on China

Turkmenistan on Friday opened a gas compressor station it hopes will help boost natural gas supplies to China and elsewhere.Turkmen ...


5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky [Russia], January 17 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted 241 km ENE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia at ...


Five injured in shooting at Downtown San Francisco

Moscow [Russia], January 17 (ANI/Sputnik): Five people sustained injuries in a shooting in the US city of San Francisco on ...


Russia registers 23,586 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], January 17 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 23,586 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 24,092 the day ...


Let's add real citrus to legendary Soviet lemon cakes (RECIPE)

No one knows why these cakes were given the name "lemon cakes", because apart from color and acidish, they have ...


Navalny Due To Fly Back To Russia With Threat Of Arrest Looming

Russian opposition figure Aleksei Navalny is due to fly back to Russia on January 17 from Germany despite Russian authorities' ...


Russia's reusable rocket engine to have 50 flights capacity

Moscow [Russia], January 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The reusable methane rocket engine developed for Russia's new Amur-SPG medium-class carrier rocket will be ...


Chinese FM skips Vietnam during Southeast Asia tour: Report

Beijing [China], January 17 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited all member states of the Association of Southeast Asian ...


Rangers return favor, shut out Islanders

Pavel Buchnevich had two goals and an assist, Artemi Panarin also scored twice and Alexandar Georgiev made 23 saves as ...


European Powers Press Iran to Back off Latest Nuclear Move

BERLIN - Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran on Saturday to back off the latest planned violation of its 2015 ...


How COVID-19 vaccination is proceeding in Russia

On December 4, 2020, Russia launched large-scale vaccination against the novel coronavirus with its Sputnik V vaccine. Starting from January ...


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Owner of pharmacy conglomerate gets 18 years for defrauding TRICARE

A U.S. businessman, a giant in the pharmaceutical industry, is to be jailed for eighteen years and will have to ...

Irish exports increased by 17 percent in November

DUBLIN, Ireland - A major increase in the export of medical and pharmaceutical products has boosted Ireland's balance of trade. ...

Orders for Nissan Magnite vehicles in India stands at 35,000

BANGALORE, India - Following an earlier report of 36 units of the Nissan Magnite being delivered on a single day ...

U.S. stocks dive as demand for U.S. dollars intensifies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street ended the week on a negative note Friday with all the major indices ...

Near-$2 trillion stimulus package announced by Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the ...

Biden stimulus proposal fails to boost stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed on Friday despite U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announcing a $1.9 trillion stimulus package ...

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Execution on Saturday possible last Federal execution in United States

WASHINGTON, DC - Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's administration carried out its last federal execution when Dustin John Higgs, convicted ...

Undercover Chinese survey ship intercepted in Indonesian waters

A Chinese government survey ship was intercepted "running dark" without broadcasting its position via AIS (Automated Identification System) by Indonesian ...

Former firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC The man who struck down three U.S. Capitol Police officers with a fire extinguisher during last week's storming ...

Proescutors charge man from Utah following storming of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - A Utah man has been charged with breaking into the U.S. Capitol last week wearing a bullet-proof ...

Dozens dead in quake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province

Provided by Xinhua | &A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has killed 35 people in Indonesia, injuring 637 and displacing around 15,000 people.JAKARTA, ...

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7 killed in bomb explosion at northern Iraq

Baghdad [Iraq], January 17 (ANI/Xinhua): Six security members and a civilian were killed on Sunday in a bomb explosion in ...


Pak officials to appear in courts for seized aircraft

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): Pakistan's Aviation Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) officials ...


Gunmen Assassinate 2 Female Afghan Judges in Kabul

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan said Sunday two female judges working for the Supreme Court were shot dead in the ...


Proteas forced into last-minute charter flight dash to Pakistan

South Africa's Test cricket squad had to fly to Pakistan on a hastily-arranged charter flight after their commercial flights were ...


French FM Says Urgent That Iran, U.S. Return To Nuclear Deal

France's foreign minister says Iran's continued breaches of the nuclear agreement it reached with world powers have made it urgent ...


Gunmen Assassinate 2 Women Judges in Kabul Ambush

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Gunmen shot dead two Afghan women judges working for the Supreme Court during an early morning ambush ...


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