Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron Agree on Need for 'De-escalation' in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron Agree on Need for ‘De-escalation’ in Ukraine

FILE PHOTO: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin speaks with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron during a video conference call at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia June 26, 2020. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS France hosted more than eight hours of talks between Russian and Ukrainian delegations in Paris on Wednesday which were seen as a […]

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UK Accuses Moscow of Trying to Install pro-Russia Leader in Ukraine

Russia Says US Failing on Ukraine But More Talks Possible

Russia said Thursday that the United States was failing to address its main security concerns over Ukraine but left the door open to further talks to ease tensions. Amid continued fears that Russia could invade its pro-Western neighbour, Washington and Berlin also warned they could target the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is set […]

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US Hospitalisations Skyrocket in Kids Too Young for Covid-19 Shots

Covid-19 Booster Jab Gives 90% Efficacy Against Severe Omicron: CDC Study

Covid-19 vaccines and boosters continued to have very high efficacy against severe outcomes during the Omicron wave of the virus, a large real-world study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed Friday. The paper evaluated data from more than 300,000 visits to emergency departments, urgent care clinics, and hospitalizations across 10 […]

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Jon Stewart Becomes the Latest Recipient of Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Jon Stewart Becomes the Latest Recipient of Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Comedian, talk show host and political influencer Jon Stewart has been named the 23rd recipient of the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Award for lifetime achievement in comedy. The 59-year-old Stewart — born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz — rose to prominence as a standup comic and host of multiple failed talk shows before taking over Comedy Central’s […]

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Flights Cancelled, Cruises Off Limit: Omicron Spoiling US Holiday Economic Comeback

Omicron Explosion Spurs Breakdown of Services in the US

Ambulances in Kansas speed toward hospitals then suddenly change direction because hospitals are full. Employee shortages in New York City cause delays in trash and subway services and diminish the ranks of firefighters and emergency workers. Airport officials shut down security checkpoints at the biggest terminal in Phoenix and schools across the nation struggle to […]

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US Base in Iraq Faces Drone Attack on Death Anniversary of Iran Top General Soleimani

Iran Imposes Sanctions on Americans Over Killing of General Qassem Soleimani

Iran on Saturday imposed sanctions on dozens more Americans, many of them from the U.S. military, over the 2020 killing of General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike. Iran’s Foreign Ministry said the 51 Americans had been targeted for what it called “terrorism” and human rights violations. The step lets Iranian authorities seize any assets […]

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US Hospitalisations Skyrocket in Kids Too Young for Covid-19 Shots

Arrest Warrant Against US Woman for Locking Up Covid-positive Son in Boot of Car

An arrest warrant was issued by the Harris County District Court on Wednesday. (Representative image: AP) Sarah Beam, 41 told an official that her son was locked in her car boot, the Houston Chronicle newspaper reported. PTI Last Updated:January 08, 2022, 20:46 IST FOLLOW US ON: A school teacher in the US state of Texas […]

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