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PRAGUE - The Czech Republic detected 2,521 new cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 18, the highest daily tally since late April, data from the Health Ministry showed on Tuesday. The Czech government has opted not to tighten anti-epidemic measures, focusing on vaccination instead as data show that most of thos...
JERUSALEM - A man dangling from the basket of a hot air balloon fell to his death onto a road in Israel on Tuesday, police said. It was not immediately clear why he was holding onto the basket as it took off, they said. Israeli media reported that the man was a member of the balloon's ground crew. P...
LONDON -Britain's aviation regulator said that Heathrow, the country's busiest airport, would not be permitted to increase passenger charges as much as it had wanted, as the hub and its airlines vie against each other to recover pandemic losses. COVID-19 has restricted flying for over 18 months, put...
WARSAW - Poland will report 3,931 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, a deputy health minister said, an increase of almost 85% compared to the previous week. "I don't have good news... 3,931 new people have been infected, if we compare that to last Tuesday it is an increase of almost 85%," Waldemar Kraska to...
By Victor Jack and William Schomberg - In online chats to his 132,000 young followers, 19-year-old British social media influencer Joshua Gausden is focusing more on inflation as energy prices surge and the global economy hits bottlenecks. Most young people do not share the concerns of their parents...
CAIRO -A quake shook Cairo and other cities in Egypt at 0535 GMT on Tuesday, according to witnesses and social media postings. Alexandria, on the Mediterranean coast, and Assiut, in Upper Egypt, were among cities where people said on social media they felt their houses and buildings shaking. There w...
- National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver hopes Kyrie Irving will eventually get vaccinated and said he respects New York City's COVID-19 regulations that have put the Brooklyn Nets guard's season under doubt. Irving said last week he was "being true to what feels good" by cho...
LONDON (Bywire News) - The EOS Foundation has announced the second round of Recognition Grants and it’s the biggest yet. Eleven outstanding projects will receive a total of £1.1million. Recognition grants are designed to celebrate those projects which are already having an impact on the EOS communit...
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Recognition Grant Wave Two: $1.1m towards EOS DeFi and interoperability projects Korean and Chinese text is available following the English Version. EOS was built to be a financial machine that was architected with decentralized finance (DeFi) at its core before DeFi was even a buzzword. EOS is a hi...
WASHINGTON -Top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is stepping down, the State Department said on Monday, less than two months after the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Taliban takeover of the country. Khalilzad will be replaced by his deputy, Tom West, Secretary of State An...
By William James LONDON - Britain said it had attracted nearly 10 billion pounds ($13.72 billion) from global investors to fund its green regeneration agenda, as it hosted an investment summit involving 200 of the world's top financiers and executives. The summit marks post-Brexit Britain's biggest ...
By Kate Chappell KINGSTON - Three people were left dead and three hospitalized after Jamaican police raided the compound of a small religious organization due to concerns the group was preparing to carry out "ritualized killing," Jamaican police said on Monday. Police responded on Sunday to reports ...
By Brian Ellsworth and Alexandra Ulmer MIAMI -A U.S. judge on Monday set a Nov. 1 arraignment date for Alex Saab, a businessman accused of laundering money on behalf of Venezuela's government, in a case that pits the United States against the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro. U.S. pr...
By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES - Walt Disney Co on Monday delayed the release of Marvel Studios' sequels to "Black Panther," "Thor" and "Doctor Strange" by several months and pushed the next big-screen outing for adventurer "Indiana Jones" to 2023. "Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness" moved ...
By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's administration on Monday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion after a lower court reinstated the Republican-backed measure. The administration made its request to the Supreme...
By Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop LUXEMBOURG -The European Union on Monday played down the prospect of serious talks on Iran's nuclear programme outside the framework of negotiations between world powers and Iran in Vienna, with the EU's foreign policy chief saying time was not on Iran's side. A...
LONDON -Britain said on Monday it was intervening in a proposed 6.3 billion-pound ($8.65 billion) takeover by U.S. engineering and aerospace firm Parker-Hannifin of its British rival Meggitt, citing national security grounds. "On 18 October 2021, acting on official advice, the Secretary of State iss...
By Michael Holden and Kylie MacLellan LONDON -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson led tributes on Monday to "dedicated, passionate" David Amess, a veteran lawmaker stabbed to death while meeting members of the public in an attack that has heightened concern about politicians' safety. Amess, 69, was...
LONDON - British energy supplier GOTO Energy Ltd has ceased trading, regulator Ofgem said on Monday, becoming the 12th UK energy firm to go bust since the beginning of September as companies struggle with record wholesale energy prices. GOTO Energy supplied gas and electricity to around 22,000 domes...
FRANKFURT - The German online bank N26 said on Monday that it had completed a $900 million fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion. It is good news for the bank, which in recent months has come under fire for breaches related to money laundering controls and prevention. The...