Ireland, England drop joint bid to hold 2030 World Cup

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland has dropped plans to jointly host the 2030 World Cup with England. Instead, the two countries might seek to host the 2028 European Championship. Ireland and the UK decided that there was more certainty bidding ...

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022
Ban on targeted ads means Facebook, Instagram could leave Europe

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a U.S. filing, Meta said it is considering leaving Europe if it can no longer exchange data from European users with the U.S., due to the EU Schrems II privacy decision. The Schrems II decision is a key ruling by the ...

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022
Chinese yuan weakens to 6.3653 against US dollar

Beijing [China], February 9 (ANI): The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 84 pips to 6.3653 against the U.S. dollar Wednesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System. In China’s spot ...

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022
Pakistan woman gets nail hammered into her head after directions of fake ‘peer’

Peshawar [Pakistan], February 9 (ANI): In a horrific incident in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a woman was admitted to hospital in Peshawar with a nail hammered into her head, on the directions of a fake ‘peer’ (faith healer), ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
U.S. stocks regain footing, Nasdaq climbs 179 points

NEW YORK, New York — U.S. stock markets made solid gains on Tuesday. Technology stocks led the way, although Facebook parent Meta took another hit. "Earnings season has been top of mind for market participants for the past few wee ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
UEFA opens probe into match between Russia and Ukraine

’Russophobic’ chants were reportedly heard at the futsal match, where Ukraine fans were warned by the arena announcer UEFA has ordered its Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector to investigate the Euro futsal semifinal between Russia and Uk ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
US Steps Up Military Support to UAE After Yemen Houthi Attacks

Amman, Jordan — The U.S. military is stepping up support to the United Arab Emirates after a series of missile and drone attacks launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels. U.S. General Frank McKenzie, head of the U.S. Central Command overseeing ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
People with spinal cord injury and chronic pain have more risk of mental health issues: Study

Michigan [US], February 8 (ANI): A new study showed that adults living with spinal cord injuries had a near-80 per cent increased risk of developing psychological conditions, such as depression and anxiety, compared to people without the ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
It’s not really about Ukraine

Russia has learned the lesson of its past weaknesses when it comes to dealing with NATO Russian troops near the border of Ukraine are not going to move into the country. To do so would be simply senseless. Grabbing land already devasta ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
China helping Pak augmenting its nuclear capabilities: Thinktank

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 8 (ANI): China’s aid to Pakistan in developing nuclear energy technology and assisting the country in the construction of nuclear power plants pose proliferation risks, reported a Canada-based thinktank, In ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Neil Young urges Spotify employees to quit

?Get out before it eats up your soul,? said the musician following Joe Rogan row In a letter posted to his website, musician Neil Young told Spotify employees that they should leave the company, claiming that Spotify CEO Daniel Ek only ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
China and Russia in strategic marriage of convenience

Hong Kong, February 8 (ANI): Russia and China are enjoying a confluence of aims, as the former eyes political control over Ukraine, and the latter dreams of conquering Taiwan. Along the way, they both relish the prospect of giving the US ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022