Lebanon’s Saad Hariri Withdraws, Leaving a Vacuum

AMMAN — Saad Hariri, Lebanon’s leading Sunni Muslim politician and three-time prime minister, has announced that he will not run in parliamentary elections in May and that his Future Movement will boycott the elections altogether. Some a ...

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Wednesday, 26 January 2022
UK politics labeled a presidential system

Jacob Rees-Mogg says if Boris Johnson is toppled as Tory leader, his successor should call a general election As Boris Johnson loyalists circle their wagons around the embattled prime minister, the leader of the party’s parliamentary f ...

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Wednesday, 26 January 2022
NATO ready to answer Russia Stoltenberg

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO will not send combat troops to Ukraine, but no compromise on bloc’s expansion NATO is finalizing its own response to Moscow’s proposal about European security, and will send it "later t ...

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Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Bears hire Ryan Poles as GM; Vikings reportedly select GM, too

The Chicago Bears hired Ryan Poles to fill their vacant general manager position on Tuesday, and the Minnesota Vikings reportedly settled on their next GM, too. The Vikings are set to sign Cleveland Browns executive Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, ...

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Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Covaxin maker Bharat Biotech Chairman Krishna Ella, wife Suchitra Ella to be awarded Padma Bhushan on Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): Bharat Biotech Chairman Krishna Ella and co-founder Suchitra Ella will be conferred with Padma Bhushan on the 73rd Republic Day. The Ministry of Home Affairs announced the Padma Awards on the eve of ...

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Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Delay in Creating New US Cybersecurity Board Prompts Concern

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA — It’s a key part of President Joe Biden’s plans to fight major ransomware attacks and digital espionage campaigns: creating a board of experts that would investigate major incidents to see what went wrong and try to p ...

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Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Cerebral palsy can be genetic: Study

Boston (Massachusetts) [US], January 25 (ANI): Cerebral palsy is a non-progressing motor impairment that begins in early childhood. It has widely been viewed as the result of oxygen deprivation during birth or other birth-related factors ...

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Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Country in mourning after Covid kills Olympic champ

The national hero had been on a ventilator in hospital and kept alive by an iron lung Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has been among those offering tributes after Szilveszter Csollany, the 2000 Sydney Olympics rings champion, die ...

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Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Japanese customers facing 4-year wait for Toyota Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world’s largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will have to wait up to four years to receive delivery. The company refused to comment on the reasons behind the long d ...

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Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Uninvited foreign troops must leave, African nation says

Mali says it did not agree to arrival of Danish special forces Denmark must "immediately withdraw" some 90 troops it deployed to Mali last week "without [the government’s] consent and in violation of the protocols" ...

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Monday, 24 January 2022
Pentagon reveals number of US troops on higher alert over Ukraine

Some 8,500 US troops have been told to be ready, but no decision to deploy them yet, the Pentagon said US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has placed 8,500 troops on "heightened preparedness to deploy" to Europe in case NATO de ...

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Monday, 24 January 2022
Mumbai schools reopen amid declining new COVID-19 cases

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 24 (ANI): Schools in Mumbai on Monday welcomed students of all classes as they reopened with stringent adherence to COVID-19 protocols. Students were welcomed by teachers at Sadhana Vidyalaya High ...

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Monday, 24 January 2022