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IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...

UN: Civilians Bear the Brunt of Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

Geneva - U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is calling for an end to the war in Ukraine ...

Euro Slumps to Two-Decade Low as Recession Fears Bite

London - The euro slumped to a two-decade low on Tuesday as the latest surge in European gas prices added ...

India drawn in Group D of FIFAe Nations Cup 2022

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): India have been drawn in Group D of FIFAe Nations Cup 2022 alongside Netherlands, ...

Sensex surges 479 points; finance, metal stocks soar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 5 (ANI): The Indian stock markets' key indices rallied for the second consecutive day on Tuesday ...

Say cheese!

By Pushpesh PantNew Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Long ago, before the dawn of the selfie age, cameramen used to ...

Splintered Ukrainian City Braces for New Battle With Russia

Slovyansk, Ukraine - A group of young off-duty Ukrainian soldiers gathered at a military distribution center to enjoy a rare ...

Putin Declares Victory in Ukraine's Luhansk Province

Russian President Vladimir Putin declared victory Monday in Ukraine's eastern Luhansk province as Ukrainian troops retreated from their last stronghold ...

Iran says US, E3 anti-Tehran resolution proposal 'irresponsible'

Tehran [Iran], July 4 (ANI/Xinhua): Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Monday slammed as "irresponsible" the move by the United States ...

PoK President claims no law against Quran, Sunnah exists in region

Muzaffarabad [PoK], June 26 (ANI): President of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Barrister Sultan Mahmood on Sunday claimed that no law can be ...

Scale of Ukraine's reconstruction costs revealed

The EU alone is supposed to provide half a trillion euros under a draft plan, Bloomberg reportedUkraine is asking foreign ...

Sensex snaps 3-day losing run; closes 327 points higher

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 4 (ANI): Snapping three consecutive sessions of losing run the Indian stock markets' key indices, Sensex ...

Russian Z gymnast hit with fresh blow

Ivan Kuliak had been hoping to compete despite an international banRussian gymnast Ivan Kuliak will not be able to compete ...

Mira Kapoor drops cute picture of Shahid Kapoor with quirky caption

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 4 (ANI): Mira Rajput Kapoor shared a cute picture of her husband Shahid Kapoor on social ...

Sensex reverses losses, trades 113 point higher

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 4 (ANI): The Indian stock markets' key indices witnessed choppy trading on Monday with the benchmark ...

Zelenskyy Vows to Regain Territory After Russia Captures Lysychansk

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy vowed to win back territory with the help of advanced weapons after his forces withdrew from ...

China fails to protect women's rights

Beijing [China], July 4 (ANI): Women continue to play a peripheral role in male-dominated China, which cannot tolerate women's rights ...

Death toll in Bangladesh floods reaches 102

Dhaka [Bangladesh], July 3 (ANI): Health emergency operation center and control room under the directorate general of health services in ...

Roger Federer hoping for another chance at Wimbledon

Sharply dressed in a dark suit, Roger Federer stepped out onto Centre Court at Wimbledon on Sunday as part of ...

Roger Federer hoping for one more run at Wimbledon

Sharply dressed in a dark suit, Roger Federer stepped out onto Centre Court at Wimbledon on Sunday as part of ...

Foreigners should not interfere in Afghanistan's affairs: Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 3 (ANI): In a recent speech at an event in Kabul on Friday, the Taliban's supreme leader ...

Dozens of Russian Weapons Tycoons Have Faced No Western Sanctions

As Russia's military continues to pound Ukraine with missiles and other lethal weapons, Western nations have responded in part by ...

Study: New sibling diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder

Washington [US], July 2 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) recently listed a new sibling diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder ...

Shahid Kapoor drops romantic glimpses with Mira Rajput from their Switzerland trip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 2 (ANI): Bollywood star Shahid Kapoor dropped a few 'romantic' glimpses with his wife Mira Rajput, ...

'Every day at least one or two Afghan women commit suicide'

Geneva [Switzerland], July 2 (ANI): 'Every day there are at least one or two women who commit suicide', said a ...

Libya Protesters Storm Parliament Building in Tobruk

Tripoli, Libya - Protesters stormed Libya's parliament building in the eastern city of Tobruk on Friday, demonstrating against deteriorating living ...

Human Rights Council holds urgent debate on rights of women and girls in Afghanistan

Geneva [Switzerland], July 1 (ANI): The Human Rights Council (HRC) on Friday held an urgent debate on the human rights ...

Mere sight of meal triggers an inflammatory response in brain

Washington [US], July 1 (ANI): Even before carbohydrates reach the bloodstream, the very sight and smell of a meal trigger ...

India calls for protection of women's rights in Afghanistan at UNHRC meet

Geneva [Switzerland], July 1 (ANI): India at the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council meeting on Afghanistan called for ...

Virander Kumar Paul appointed as next Indian envoy to Turkey

New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): Virander Kumar Paul, presently High Commissioner of India to Kenya has been appointed as ...

South-East Asia should scale up covid vaccination coverage: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], July 1 (ANI): Amid an incessant rise in Covid cases, the World Health Organization called on countries in ...

UAE President receives phone call from President of Swiss Confederation

ABU DHABI, 31st May, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today received a phone ...

Zayed CHF to restore 'Sheikh Zayed-Hassan II Mosque' in Senegal

DAKAR, 26th May, 2022 (WAM) -- The Zayed Charity and Humanitarian Foundation (Zayed CHF) announced that it is restoring the ...

UAE Ambassador to Swiss Confederation presents copy of her credentials

BERN, 11th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Dr. Hessa Abdullah Al Otaiba has presented a copy of her credentials as the ...

Russia loses appeal against hockey ban

Russian skiers also received bad news on Tuesday afternoon The International Ice Hockey Federation's (IIHF) Disciplinary Board has thrown out ...

Hockey veteran denies Russian move after backlash in homeland

Miks Indrasis claimed he had not signed a contract with Spartak Moscow, despite the Russian club insisting otherwise Russian ice ...

Number of mercenaries recently killed in Ukraine revealed

Over the past 10 days 170 foreign mercenaries have been killed in Ukraine, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said Scores ...

British fighter files appeal against death sentence

Aiden Aslin's cassation complaint follows similar moves by two other foreigners convicted by a DPR court  The defense of Aiden ...

Tour de France leaves Denmark, plunges into 'the Hell of the North'

After three successful stages in Denmark, the Tour de France cycle race returns home on Tuesday, with sprint specialist Wout ...

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Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...

Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...

No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

As Covid cases rise in France, no return to mandatory restrictions

NICE, France -As some 1,000 Frenchmen are being hospitalized daily with Covid infections, French officials have "invited" or "recommended" the ...

In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

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