Putin is due to meet Wednesday with the heads of some of the biggest companies in Italy, Russia’s fifth biggest trading partner, despite the rising tensions ... Psaki and other officials did not name specific countries or companies but said they included a broad range of suppliers, including sellers of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Kabul, Afghanistan – Many Afghan women in the capital Kabul have protested against a poster campaign launched by the Taliban, encouraging women to wear a burqa or hijab ... It did not issue an official directive ... The word “hijab” accompanied each picture as if to clarify what that should look like ... “This poses the question ... Mohd Rasfan/AFP] ... .
China on Wednesday sent its largest land monitoring satellite into space. The L-SAR 01A satellite was launched aboard a Long March-4C carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China, public broadcaster CGTN reported ... .
Former Pope Benedict XVI has apologized for giving false testimony during a child sexual abuse probe. For many Catholics, the statement isn't enough; they are bitterly disappointed and demand an admission of guilt ... .
The U.S.Coast Guard was searching Tuesday for 39 people missing after their boat reportedly capsized over the weekend off Florida in a suspected human-smuggling venture. A good Samaritan rescued a man clinging to the hull of a boat about 45 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet, according to the Coast Guard ... It isn't known where the boat overturned.
The Omicron variant of coronavirus can remain alive on skin for over 21 hours, and more than eights days on plastic surfaces, which may be contributing to its faster spread compared to other strains, according to a study ... Also Read. Fauci says 'prudent' to have Omicron vaccine, but may not be needed ... Also Read ... Watch the latest DH Videos here. ... YouTube.
House SpeakerNancy Pelosi announced she will seek re-election, ending speculation that she would retire as Democrats face the threat of losing control of Congress in the 2022 midterms. “While we have made progress, much more needs to be done to improve people’s lives,” the 81-year-old Ms Pelosi said in an online video. “This election is crucial ... PA ... .
United Nations, Jan 26 (AP) More than 50 million people are affected by conflict in urban areas from Afghanistan to Libya, Syria, Yemen and beyond where they face a much higher risk of being killed or injured, the United Nations chief said Tuesday ... As examples, he told a U.N ... (AP) ....
Ransomware attacks have become increasingly common around the world, with criminals targeting large and small companies, entities, and government institutions. The ColonialPipelineCompany, which operates the largest oil pipeline system in the US, and Brazilian meat processing ...
Maligned French epidemiologist Didier Raoult expressed grave doubts about the current vaccination campaign. Marseille. “Why is Omikron vaccine resistant?” Prof Didier Raoult recently asked himself this question. The director of the IHUMéditerranée infectious disease institute in Marseille has doubts about the effectiveness of the vaccines ... .