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Jump in UK windfall profit tax on energy companies approved

LONDON: In a bid to raise tens of billions of pounds to fill a major shortfall in public finances, the ...


Among others, Myanmar frees Australian economist, former UK envoy

YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar's ruling military freed nearly 6,000 prisoners in a mass amnesty this week, including an Australian economist and ...


After large jump in Channel crossings, France and UK agree to act

LONDON, England: The UK and France have signed an agreement to stop migrants from crossing the English Channel in small ...


State of the climate: what Australians need to know about major new report

The latest State of the Climate report is out, and there's not much good news for Australians.Our climate has warmed ...


US Kids Golf Indian Championship: More than 100 young golfers from eight countries tee off

Gurugram (Haryana)[India], November 23 (ANI): More than 100 young golfers will tee off at the second Indian Championships, a three-day ...


Youth World Boxing Championships: Vishwanath, Ravina among seven Indians confirm medals, storm into SFs

New Delhi [India], November 22 (ANI): Reigning youth Asian champions Vishwanath Suresh, Ravina and Vanshaj have confirmed themselves medals along ...


COP27 will be remembered as a failure - here's what went wrong

Billed as "Africa's COP", the 27th UN climate change summit (otherwise known as COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, was expected ...


COP27: how the fossil fuel lobby crowded out calls for climate justice

COP27 has just wrapped up. Despite much excitement over a new fund to address "loss and damage" caused by climate ...


Tamil Nadu becomes first team to score 500 plus runs in List A match

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 21 (ANI): As the runs galore on Monday in Vijay Hazare Trophy, Team Tamil Nadu became ...


Tamil Nadu batter Narayan Jagadeesan surpasses Kumar Sangakara to register most number of consecutive centuries in List A cricket

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 21 (ANI): Tamil Nadu batter Narayan Jagadeesan on Monday surpassed Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakara to ...


Lydia Ko wins CME Group Tour Championship, takes yearly honors

New Zealand's Lydia Ko finished strong with two birdies on her last three holes to wrap up the CME Group ...


Jaguar Land Rover to hire 800 engineers to work on electric vehicles

LONDON, England: One hundred-year-old British automaker Jaguar Land Rover, owned by India's Tata Motors, aims to hire hundreds of laid ...

Jump in UK windfall profit tax on energy companies approved

LONDON: In a bid to raise tens of billions of pounds to fill a major shortfall in public finances, the ...

Among others, Myanmar frees Australian economist, former UK envoy

YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar's ruling military freed nearly 6,000 prisoners in a mass amnesty this week, including an Australian economist and ...

Irish accents now available for Amazon's Alexa and Echo users

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon's popular Alexa Echo devices are now being offered with an Irish accent. Alexa, the voice-activated smart device, ...

After large jump in Channel crossings, France and UK agree to act

LONDON, England: The UK and France have signed an agreement to stop migrants from crossing the English Channel in small ...

Germany wanted Ukraine to fold to Russia Johnson

Prior to the conflict, Berlin believed a long conflict would be a disaster, the former UK prime minister saysGermany was ...

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UK holds $65 million in alleged criminal bank account

LONDON, England: The UK National Crime Agency has obtained a civil recovery order for some $65 million of suspected criminal ...

Holiday iPhone shipments threatened by unrest at Foxconn plant

TAIPEI, Taiwan: After thousands of employees quit, Foxconn's flagship Zhengzhou iPhone plant in China anticipates a reduction in November shipments, ...

Stocks markets across Asia Pacific rattled by protests in China

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Widespread protests sweeping through a number of cities in China sent jitters through Asian stock markets ...

US targets Huawei, ZTE technology, bans all imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. is banning the importation of all communications equipment made by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE, citing ...

US smartphones record 48% of $9 billion online sales on Black Friday

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Just-released sales results show U.S. consumers spent a record $9.12 billion in online purchases during ...

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King could step in if Malaysia parliament cannot choose leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: As support for a conservative Islamic alliance prevented major coalitions from winning a simple majority in its ...


Six feet of snow falls in western New York for first storm of year

BUFFALO, New York: Just ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday week, western New York state was hit by a snowstorm, ...


After 73 years, Biden tells Palestinians to wait until conditions are right

NEW YORK CITY: Granting Palestine full state membership status at the UN would be a "practical" step that could preserve ...


Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...


Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...


US to remove dams on west coast river to protect endangered salmon

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the largest dam removal undertaking in U.S. history, a U.S. agency last week approved the decommissioning of ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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