Novak Djokovic: Will skip majors if vaccine required

Novak Djokovic is holding firm on not being vaccinated against COVID-19 and said he will skip the rest of this season’s Grand Slam tournaments if local mandates require vaccination. In an interview with BBC, his first since being depor ...

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Tuesday, 15 February 2022
Fearing Ukraine invasion, oil prices jump to highest since 2014

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As tensions between Ukraine and Russia escalate, oil prices have jumped. During a White House briefing, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan warned of signs of Russian escalation at the Ukraine border, ...

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Tuesday, 15 February 2022
Asian stocks on the defensive, Nikkei 225 sheds 214 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia — Stocks in Asia were generally lower on Tuesday. In Australia, the All Ordinaries dropped 44.80 points or 0.59 percent to 7,490.30. Japan’s Nikkei 225 shed 214.40 points or 0.79 percent to 26,865.19. South K ...

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Tuesday, 15 February 2022
Ukrainian President Zelensky announces of Russian invasion on Feb 16 in a Facebook post

Kiev [Ukraine], February 15 (ANI): Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday announced of Russian invasion on February 16 in his Facebook post. The announcement comes amid heightened tensions between Ukraine and Russia. Zelens ...

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Monday, 14 February 2022
I will pounce on corrupt officials like a tiger: Assam CM

Guwahati (Assam) [India], February 14 (ANI): In a bid to show his government’s zero-tolerance approach to corruption, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma warned that he would pounce like a tiger if any government official is caught ...

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Monday, 14 February 2022
Russia reacts to West’s security proposals

Moscow was dissatisfied with the US and NATO offers, but insists it retains hope for further discussions Russia is "dissatisfied" with the West’s reaction to its key security proposals, which Moscow furnished amid mounting te ...

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Monday, 14 February 2022
Girl Scouts struggle to sell cookies amidst supply chain problems

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Inflation, supply chain shortages and Covid has reached the ranks of the Girl Scouts of America as they deal with disruptions in selling their venerable Girl Scout Cookies. After one month into the selling seas ...

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Monday, 14 February 2022
Pakistan among least open economies in the world: ADB Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 13 (ANI): Pakistan has one of the lowest trade-to-GDP ratios at just 30 per cent, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The ADB says Pakistan is a relatively large country, however its trade open ...

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Sunday, 13 February 2022
Justin Bieber LA concert afterparty shooting: Rapper Kodak Black, two others injured

Washington [US], February 13 (ANI): Rapper Kodak Black, among two other individuals, were hospitalized after sustaining injuries in a shooting outside a lounge that hosted an unofficial afterparty for a Justin Bieber concert. As per Va ...

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Sunday, 13 February 2022
Pakistani Finance Minister says must avoid ‘begging’ IMF, other nations for loans

Karachi [Pakistan], February 13 (ANI): Pakistan’s Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin on Saturday emphasised the need of reviving Pakistan’s economy in order to avoid having to "beg" for loans from the International Monetary Fund (I ...

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Sunday, 13 February 2022
UFC fans chant Free Joe Rogan

The chant was reported at UFC 271 at Houston’s Toyota Center, in support of the commentator and podcaster MMA fans were heard chanting ‘Free Joe Rogan’ at UFC 271 in Houston on Saturday, showing their support for the under-fire comment ...

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Sunday, 13 February 2022
After two decades of war and destruction, West now looting Afghanistan

On February 8, 2022, UNICEF (the United Nations Children’s Fund) Afghanistan sent out a bleak set of tweets. One of the tweets, which included a photograph of a child lying in a hospital bed with her mother seated beside her, said: " ...

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Sunday, 13 February 2022