Heathrow beefs up security after rise in US cannabis smuggling arrests

Washington [US], January 19: Security checks will be stepped up for air travellers flying from Los Angeles to London after a series of recent cannabis-smuggling...

US divided over Roe's repeal as abortion foes gird for march

Washington [US], January 19: Anti-abortion activists will have multiple reasons to celebrate - and some reasons for unease - when they gather Friday in Washington...

Church of England bishops refuse to allow same-sex marriages

England [UK], January 19: The Church of England will refuse to allow same-sex couples to get married in its churches under proposals set out on...

Russia forces push forward despite 'colossal losses'

Moscow [Russia], January 19: A retreat, a missile blitz and a helicopter crash were the low points of a horrible 47th week of the war...

Ukraine's president Zelensky addresses Davos forum after fatal helicopter crash

Kiev [Ukraine], January 19: Ukrainian president VolodymyrZelensky has said there are "no accidents at war time" after 14 people died in a helicopter crash in...

Lavrov notes close coordination between Russia and China within BRICS

Moscow [Russia], January 19: Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov said at the press conference on the results of Russian diplomacy in 2022, that...

World in 'sorry state' - UN chief Guterres

Davos [Switzerland], January 19: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world is in a "sorry state" while speaking in Davos at the World Economic Forum...

China's FDI inflow up 6.3 pct in 2022

Beijing [China], January 19: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, expanded 6.3 percent year on year to 1.23 trillion yuan...

World Economic Forum selects UAE Gender Balance Council as knowledge partner to...

Dubai [UAE], January 19: The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced that it has selected the UAE Gender Balance Council as a knowledge partner to advance...

Abu Dhabi to host World Amateur Team Championship in 2023

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 19: In October 2023 the Emirates Golf Federation (EGF) and Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) will be hosting the World Amateur...

UAE signs international cooperation agreements during WEF

Davos [Switzerland], January 19: During the second day of Davos, the UAE Government signed a number of partnerships and agreements with the World Economic Forum,...

Partnerships for sixth edition of Sharjah Investment Forum revealed

Sharjah [UAE], January 19: The Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), has revealed the partnerships for its upcoming sixth edition of the Sharjah Investment Forum...

UAE Pro League announces Best Monthly Awards' nominees for November-December

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 19: The UAE Pro League has announced the nominees for the ADNOC Pro League Best monthly awards in the Best Player,...

Inter crush Milan 3-0 to win Italian Supercup

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], January19: Inter Milan thrashed AC Milan 3-0 on Wednesday, with first-half goals from Federico Dimarco and EdinDzeko and a late third from...

Losing the election, the US congressional candidate hired someone to shoot at...

Washington [US], January 18: A Republican candidate for the New Mexico state congressman has been arrested and charged with orchestrating the shootings at...

Former US Secretary of State Kissinger supports Ukraine's entry into NATO

Davos [Switzerland], January 18: Kissinger , now 99 years old, was secretary of state from 1973-1977, and national security adviser from 1969-1975.

Nobel Peace Prize winner acquitted of tax evasion

Quezon City (Manila) [Philippines], January 18: The court in Quezon City , Manila area, acquitted Ms. Ressa on all four charges of tax evasion, according...

China records 1st population fall in decades as births drop

Beijing [China], January 18: China's population shrank for the first time in decades last year as its birthrate plunged, official figures showed Tuesday, adding to...

Nepal air crash: Indian passenger's video caught plane's last moments

Kathmandu [Nepal], January 18: In the hours after Nepal's deadliest plane crash for 30 years, a video went viral in India - it showed one...

US, Ukraine top military chiefs meet in person for 1st time

Washington [US], January 18: The top U.S. military officer, Army Gen. Mark Milley, traveled to a site near the Ukraine-Poland border on Tuesday and talked...

California rainstorm death toll reaches 20

California [US], January 18: The parade of atmospheric rivers that pounded California for three weeks finally faded, enabling the state to begin lengthy repairs to...

Republican candidate arrested in shootings of Democrats' homes in New Mexico

Mexico City [Mexico], January 18: An unsuccessful Republican state House candidate in New Mexico was arrested on Monday and accused of orchestrating recent shootings at...

Afghans braving severe cold face stark choice- food or warmth

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 18: The youngest of Shah Ibrahim Shahin's children sit huddled next to each other on the thin "toushaks" - traditional Afghan floor...

Top Ukraine, US military leaders meet over 'urgent needs'

Washington [US], January 18: The top United States military officer travelled to Poland and talked with his Ukrainian counterpart face to face for the first...

Italy held in EU bribery probe agrees to tell all

Rome [Italy], January 18: An alleged leader of a criminal network involved in an EU corruption scandal has agreed to reveal which countries were involved...

Israeli government starts by pushing far-right agenda

Tel Aviv [Israel], January 18: The new Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has already begun working on pushing through its far-right policies,...

The world's oldest person, a French nun, dies at 118

Toulon [France], January 18: French nun Sister Andre, the world's oldest known person, died on Tuesday at the age of 118 in the southern city...