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Bird flu spreads in Czech Republic’s largest outbreak

In this file photo dated July 12, 2007, sanitary workers inspect a poultry farm in Kosorin village, 160 km east of Prague, after two outbreaks of the H5N1 strain of bird flu, which is potentially fatal to humans, were confirmed at poultry farms in the centre of the Czech Republic. (MICHAL CIZEK / AFP) PRAGUE […]

Car bombs kill at least 10, level houses in central Somalia

Car bombs kill at least 10, level houses in central Somalia

MOGADISHU – Two car bombs detonated by al Shabaab militants killed at least 10 people and flattened several houses in central Somalia's Hiraan region on Wednesday, a government-allied militia and a local elder said. Al Qaeda affiliate al Shabaab has been waging an insurgency against Somalia's government since 2007. It was pushed out of Hiraan […]

Benedict funeral to be similar to that of reigning popes

Brazilian cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer (left) pays his respects to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI as his body lies in state at St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, on Jan 3, 2023. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP) VATICAN CITY – Tens of thousands more people paid homage to former Pope Benedict on Tuesday on the second day […]

US FDA allows sale of abortion pills at retail pharmacies

A pack of Mifeprex pills, used to terminate early pregnancies, is displayed in this picture illustration taken May 11, 2022. (CAITLIN OCHS / REUTERS) WASHINGTON – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow retail pharmacies to offer abortion pills in the United States for the first time, the agency said on Tuesday, even […]

Paris says Burkina Faso asked French ambassador to leave

Luc Hallade (left), French ambassador to Burkina Faso, and General Laurent Michon (right), Commander of Barkhane Force, give a press conference, in Ouagadougou, on July 21, 2022. (OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP) PARIS – The French foreign ministry on Tuesday said it had received a letter from the Burkinabe authorities in December requesting the departure […]

ShareInvestor Group’s S$30M Merger with InvestingNote Adds Vitality to Singapore’s Retail Investing Scene

SINGAPORE, Jan 4, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – ShareInvestor Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest independent platform for investor relations, market data tools and investor education, today announced its merger with Investing Note Pte. Ltd., a fast-growing and profitable community-driven platform serving young retail investors since 2014. ShareInvestor is an established brand with a 22-year […]

Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA)’s NusaTrip Opens Regional Office in Singapore to Service Booming Rebound in Southeast Asia Travel Market

SINGAPORE, Jan 4, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NusaTrip, Indonesia’s first IATA-certified online travel agency (OTA) and the travel vertical of Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA), today announces the opening of its first regional office in Singapore and first office outside of Indonesia. The office opening positions NusaTrip as the travel platform of […]

Trucks snarl Bolivia farm region as blockades hit business

People ride motorbikes as demonstrators block a road following the detention of Santa Cruz governor and right-wing opposition leader Luis Fernando Camacho, for whom prosecutors are seeking pre-trial detention in connection to the 2019 political unrest, in Pailon, near Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Jan 3, 2023. (AGUSTIN MARCARIAN / REUTERS) PAILON, Bolivia – […]

Germany’s job market best since reunification

Germany’s job market best since reunification

Germany's employment market hit a post-reunification high in 2022, new data from the country's official statistics agency has shown, but there are fears that the strength of the labor market could force up wages, putting more pressure on interest rates. The country has such a position of economic significance within the 20-member eurozone that its […]

Prosecutor fired, banks seek to quash women cases in Epstein scandal

Prosecutor fired, banks seek to quash women cases in Epstein scandal

The top prosecutor in the US Virgin Islands has been fired less than a week after she filed a lawsuit accusing JPMorgan Chase of ignoring Jeffrey Epstein's sex-trafficking operation. Attorney General Denise George filed the lawsuit in Manhattan on Dec 27 alleging that the New York-headquartered financial services giant "provided and pulled the levers through […]

Russia loses 63 troops in Ukraine raid

Russia loses 63 troops in Ukraine raid

Anger grows over highest casualty count since start of conflict last year Russia's Defense Ministry confirmed on Monday that 63 soldiers had been killed on New Year's Eve in a fiery blast that destroyed a temporary barracks in a vocational college in Makiivka, twin city of the regional capital Donetsk. Russian nationalists and some lawmakers […]