Saturday January 29-th, 2022

U.S. troops 'to leave Afghanistan by 11 September' U.S. troops 'to leave Afghanistan by 11 September'

Although successive USA presidents sought to extricate themselves from Afghanistan , those hopes were confounded by concerns about Afghan security forces, endemic corruption in Afghanistan and the resiliency of a Taliban insurgency that enjoyed safe...

Egypt 'seizes' Suez megaship, demands almost $1 billion compensation Egypt 'seizes' Suez megaship, demands almost $1 billion compensation

The maritime data company Lloyd's List estimated that $9.6 billion worth of cargo was held up each day while teams rushed to dig the megaship out of the sandbank. Owner Shoei Kisen Kaisha confirmed on 3 April that an underwater inspection of the ...

Biden will wait until September 11 to withdraw United States troops from Afghanistan Biden will wait until September 11 to withdraw United States troops from Afghanistan

The Taliban has threatened violence against US forces remaining in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline. The announcement, which will be made officially on Wednesday, means the US will leave thousands of troops in the country beyond a May 1 dead...

Suga: Decision on treated water can not be delayed Suga: Decision on treated water can not be delayed

The company has been using a makeshift system of pumps and piping to inject water into damaged reactor vessels to keep melted uranium fuel rods cool. Almost 1.3 million tonnes of contaminated water, or enough to fill about 500 Olympic-sized swimmin...

3,000-year-old 'lost golden city' unearthed in Egypt 3,000-year-old 'lost golden city' unearthed in Egypt

Amenhotep III, who ruled ancient Egypt between 1391 B.C. and 1353 B.C., built the main portions of the Luxor and Karnak temples in the ancient town of Thebes. "It was connected with the god Aton and Amenhotep III", famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawa...

COVID-19: Brand-New Study Compares Side Effects Of Pfizer, Moderna Vaccine Recipients COVID-19: Brand-New Study Compares Side Effects Of Pfizer, Moderna Vaccine Recipients

The journal JAMA published this study . Using data from more than three million vaccine recipients collected from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it was determined that almost 70 percent of those studied reported minor side e...

Executive to hold emergency meeting — BELFAST STREET VIOLENCE Executive to hold emergency meeting — BELFAST STREET VIOLENCE

Executive ministers are set to meet on Thursday morning, ahead of a recall of the Assembly to discuss recent scenes of violence in Northern Ireland . The violence comes amid growing frustration among many in the pro-British unionist community at new...

AstraZeneca: UK to offer alternatives to under 30s AstraZeneca: UK to offer alternatives to under 30s

However, on Wednesday issued a reccommendation that those under 30 should no longer receive the AstraZeneca vaccine but added if people had one shot of it they should not switch vaccines. This means that, for the moment, the EMA's guidance on the v...

People Critically Injured, Gunman Dead in Maryland Shooting People Critically Injured, Gunman Dead in Maryland Shooting

According to the base , the armed suspect breached the Nalin Pond gate. A Washington television station reports the two victims from the office park were flown to the Shock Trauma treatment center in Baltimore, Maryland , about 80 kilometers aw...

Missing teenager’s mother told description of body found by police ‘matches his’ Missing teenager’s mother told description of body found by police ‘matches his’

Because I want to go out there, to do something to look for him, search for him, anything. She said the officer told her that "if you can't find your son, how do you expect police officers to find your son for you?" Evidence Joel, Richard's mum...

Rep. Matt Gaetz says he's 'absolutely not resigning' Rep. Matt Gaetz says he's 'absolutely not resigning'

He added, "This baseless claim against me leaves me further convinced that the allegations against Congressman Gaetz are likewise fabricated and merely an attempt to discredit a very vocal conservative". Given Mr. Gaetz's national profile, senior Ju...

Imminent pond collapse at phosphate mine in Florida Imminent pond collapse at phosphate mine in Florida

State officials said no sources of drinking water were at risk. Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes said the models show the area could be covered with between 30 centimeters (1 foot) to 1.5 meters (1.5 feet) of water, and the second floor...

Florida homes evacuated as wastewater leak risks 'catastrophic' flood Florida homes evacuated as wastewater leak risks 'catastrophic' flood

Manatee County Sheriff's officials began evacuating about 345 inmates from a local jail about 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) away from the 77-acre pond first floor on Sunday afternoon, the Tampa Bay Times reported . The water running out on its own is goin...

Last Of Stranded Ships On Suez Canal To Pass Through On Saturday Last Of Stranded Ships On Suez Canal To Pass Through On Saturday

Global supply chains were thrown into disarray when the 400-metre-long Ever Given ran aground in the canal on March 23, with specialist rescue teams taking nearly a week to free it after extensive dredging and repeated tugging operations.

Leak at wastewater pond prompts evacuations in Florida Leak at wastewater pond prompts evacuations in Florida

Aerial images aired on local television showed water pouring from leaks in the walls of the retention pond. Controlled discharges from the reservoir of about 30 million gallons per day began on Tuesday, DeSantis said. The pond at the abandoned ph...

Jordan's Prince Hamzah bin Hussein put 'under house arrest' Jordan's Prince Hamzah bin Hussein put 'under house arrest'

God bless them and keep them, "she tweeted". King Abdullah consolidated his power by making his son Hussein the heir apparent and in the past year has appeared to be preparing him intensively for his future role as king. This is despite the military ...

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shows strong effectiveness after six months Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shows strong effectiveness after six months

The new efficacy data, plus a safety analysis comprising data from more than 12,000 people who were fully immunized for at least six months, allow the companies to file a drug application with the FDA to turn the shot's emergency use authorization in...

Jordan prince was asked to stop destabilizing ‘activities’ Jordan prince was asked to stop destabilizing ‘activities’

Abdullah had appointed Hamzah crown prince in 1999 in line with Hussein's dying wishes, but in 2004 stripped him of the title and gave it to his own eldest son Hussein. He said that Jordan's crackdown on any sort of criticism has stoked fear in t...

Almost 2 Weeks After Suez Canal Blockage, Ship Traffic Back To Normal Almost 2 Weeks After Suez Canal Blockage, Ship Traffic Back To Normal

The maritime traffic jam on both ends of the Suez Canal eased further on Friday, four days after the dislodging of a massive containership that had blocked the waterway, authorities said. On Thursday, Rabie announced Egypt is seeking over $1bn (£723m...

Jordan Begins Arrests in Possible Plot Against King Jordan Begins Arrests in Possible Plot Against King

In what Prince Hamzah described as his last available form of communication before his satellite internet was cut off, he accused the country's leaders of corruption, incompetence and harassment. "The US administration knows that Bassam Awadullah wor...

Big businesses side with Democrats in clash over voting rights Big businesses side with Democrats in clash over voting rights

In a statement , Trump blasted the move and urged his supporters to " boycott baseball and all of the woke companies that are interfering with Free and Fair Elections". Aubrey Huff, a former player whose 12-year career included two World Series wi...

Australia To Continue AstraZeneca Vaccination Despite Blood Clotting Case Australia To Continue AstraZeneca Vaccination Despite Blood Clotting Case

Up to 24 March, 22 reports of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) and eight of other thrombosis events with low platelets were logged. "This is a very safe vaccine, it's saving a lot of lives and we've seen how these types of stories have damag...

1 officer killed, 1 injured in vehicle ramming attack at US Capitol 1 officer killed, 1 injured in vehicle ramming attack at US Capitol

President Joe Biden , who was with first lady Jill Biden at Camp David for the Easter holiday, offered his "heartfelt condolences" to the family of William Evans, the veteran policeman killed in the attack. "The man exited the vehicle with a knife a...

Vaccinated people can resume travel at 'low risk' -CDC Vaccinated people can resume travel at 'low risk' -CDC

Until then, there remain some precautions fully vaccinated people should take in public, including wearing masks, keeping a social distance and avoiding crowds. For those who are not considered fully-vaccinated, the CDC's guidance remains to limit ...

Explainer: Why Are Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine Ratcheting Up? Explainer: Why Are Tensions Between Russia and Ukraine Ratcheting Up?

Ukrainian war veterans march as Nationalists movements demonstrate in front of President Volodymyr Zelensky's offices in Kiev in October past year. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused the Russians of building up troops on his country's b...

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