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Russia reveals what Putin asked of Biden

In a ?frank and businesslike? conversation Russian President Vladimir Putin asked his US counterpart Joe Biden for ?reliable and firm ...


35.8 million face lean season food crisis in West Africa and Sahel

Growing food insecurity that is already affecting tens of millions of people across West Africa and the Sahel, must not ...


First images released from crucial Putin & Biden summit

Talks have begun between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart Joe Biden, with the pair expected to discuss ...


Putin and Biden wrap up video meeting after 2 hours of talks

The video link meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US counterpart Joe Biden wrapped up after just over two ...


Trump says upcoming Biden-Putin call 'not fair match'

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI/Sputnik): The upcoming virtual summit between presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will not be "a ...


IOC 'fully respects' US diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Lausanne [Switzerland], December 7 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it "fully respects" the USA government's decision of the ...


Biden, Putin To Hold Talks Amid Fears Of New War In Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to hold a tense round of talks amid ...


In Biden-Putin Talks, Key Question Is Russia's Intentin Ukraine

WASHINGTON - When Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet virtually on Tuesday, the two presidents will have to negotiate a ...


Figure skater, 18, dies instantly in car crash with fiance

A teenage figure skater and her fiance have reportedly died instantly in a violent impact when their car went into ...


India, Russia discuss Afghanistan, condemn cross-border terrorism; ink deal on AK-203 rifles, 28 pacts

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan, especially the security ...


India, Russia discuss Afghanistan, condemn cross-border terrorism; ink deal on AK-203 rifles, 28 other pacts

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan, especially the security ...


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Seaya, Cathay Innovation to fund Latin American startups

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: The venture capital firms, Spain's Seaya Ventures and France's Cathay Innovation, have established a joint fund aimed ...

Communism Down and Out in the Czech Republic

The communist party in the Czech Republic lost all of its 15 seats in the country's 200-member Chamber of Deputies ...

Belarus Retaliates To Western Sanctions With EU, U.S. Food Import Ban

The regime of authoritarian Belarusian leader Alyaksandr Lukashenka says it will ban a wide range of food imports from European ...

Lithuanian Lawmakers Extend State Of Emergency At Belarusian Border

Lithuanian lawmakers have extended the state of emergency at the Baltic nation's border with Belarus and at camps hosting migrants ...

Ruble holds strong as US threatens to cut Russia off SWIFT

The Russian ruble is trading steady against the US dollar on Tuesday despite threats of US sanctions, targeting Russia's financial ...

Pope likens EU to Nazis over word Christmas

Pope Francis has denounced the EU's attempt to replace the term ?Christmas period? with a more-neutral ?holiday period,? saying it ...

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U.S. stocks tack on to global rally, Nasdaq jumps 456 points

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks were all the rage in New York on Tuesday, pushing the broader industrial ...

Berkshire's Charlie Munger says Costco will compete against Amazon

OMAHA, Nebraska: Expect retail giant Costco to develop a major internet presence and become an important competitor to Amazon, according ...

Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...

Move by Chinese central banks lifts stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks roared in Asia on Tuesday after China's central bank eased monetary conditions to stave off ...

UK farmer says thank foreign workers for Christmas turkeys

CHELMSFORD, England: There will be no shortage of turkeys for British consumers this Christmas season because of the foreign farm ...

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Ten covid infected cruise passengers placed in isolation in USA

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana: At least ten passengers and crew members onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship that docked in New ...


British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...


Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...


Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...


German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...


Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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