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Snow storm closes much of Greece, including Athens

ATHENS, Greece: A severe snowstorm that swept across the Mediterranean region has stranded thousands of motorists on a motorway in ...

EU nations warned of falling behind in building 5G mobile networks

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A European Union watchdog, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), has warned that the EU faces considerable economic ...

Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida

FORT PIERCE, Florida: The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off eastern Florida, with hopes of saving 39 missing ...

Thailand decriminalizes marijuana, unclear about recreational use

BANGKOK, Thailand: In a landmark move, Thailand, on January 25, emerged as the first Asian nation to decriminalize the use ...

China again sends warplanes to Taiwan; US aircraft carriers enter area

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In its largest sortie in 2022, China sent 39 warplanes towards Taiwan on January 24, amidst tensions over ...

France appears to ensure Djokovic plays in French Open under new rules

PARIS, France: Under the latest COVID-19 rules adopted by the French government, leading tennis player Novak Djokovic could be allowed ...

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African stowaway in wheel section found at Amsterdam airport

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Dutch military police have confirmed that a stowaway, a 22-year-old Kenyan man, was found alive in an aircraft's ...

Roland-Jones signs contract extension with Middlesex

London [UK], January 29 (ANI): Middlesex Cricket has confirmed that Toby Roland-Jones has signed an extension to his contract with ...

ICC U19 WC: Australia outclass Pakistan to reach Super League semi-final

St John's [Antigua], January 29 (ANI): Australia has become the third side into the ICC Under 19 Men's Cricket World ...

US discusses response to Russian proposals with European allies

Washington [US], January 29 (ANI/Sputnik): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and diplomats from France, Germany, Italy, and the ...

UN envoy on good offices mission to Burkina Faso

A UN envoy will travel to Burkina Faso over the weekend on a "good offices mission" in the wake of ...

UN Weekly Roundup: January 22-28, 2022

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...

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