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More federal money coming for rural broadband, minister says

More federal money coming for rural broadband, minister...

Kitchener (Canada) Feb 23: Getting reliable and affordable broadband internet to rural parts of the country will help smaller communities...

Teach-in, counter protest take place in Regina

Teach-in, counter protest take place in Regina

Saskatchewan (Canada) Feb 23: Saturday was a day of protests and counter-protests in Regina.

Fraser Health advises local school districts about contacts of latest B.C. coronavirus case

Fraser Health advises local school districts about contacts...

British Columbia (Canada) Feb 23: Health officials in B.C.'s Fraser Valley say contacts of the latest presumptive case of coronavirus...

Mother, daughter killed in Gazipur road accident

Mother, daughter killed in Gazipur road accident

Gazipur (Bangladesh) Feb 23: A mother and her nine-year-old daughter have been killed and at least five others have been...

Milken Summit: Saudi's Prince Turki talks Iran relations & G20 Presidency

Milken Summit: Saudi's Prince Turki talks Iran relations...

Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) Feb 23: Hundreds of high-level decision makers and industry trailblazers, spanning fields from economics and...

Sri Lanka tea production, exports decline in January 2020

Sri Lanka tea production, exports decline in January...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) Feb 23: Sri Lanka Tea Production for the month of January 2020 totaled 21.9 million Kgs recording...

Ban on heavy fuel oil full of holes, environmental groups say

Ban on heavy fuel oil full of holes,...

Nunavut (Canada) Feb 23: The global body that regulates shipping is moving to eliminate a highly polluting fuel in the...

Doug Ford kicks off re-election campaign at PC policy convention as labour groups protest

Doug Ford kicks off re-election campaign at PC...

Toronto (Canada) Feb 23: Ontario Premier Doug Ford kicked off his re-election campaign on Saturday night, a move he makes...

Transit challenge shows councillors 'pros and cons' of LRT

Transit challenge shows councillors 'pros and cons' of...

Ottawa (Canada) Feb 23: As their week of taking only public transit wraps up, councillors say they've experienced the good,...

Rideau Canal Skateway to close Saturday night as temperatures rise

Rideau Canal Skateway to close Saturday night as...

Ottawa (Canada) Feb 23: The entire Rideau Canal Skateway will close at 11 p.m. Saturday as above-zero temperatures hit the...

Indigenous leaders meet at Kahnawake after Trudeau orders blockades removed

Indigenous leaders meet at Kahnawake after Trudeau orders...

Quebec (Canada) Feb 23: Traditional chiefs of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation have arrived in Kahnawake, Que., as they continue their...

18 S. Koreans infected with coronavirus after pilgrimage to Israel

18 S. Koreans infected with coronavirus after pilgrimage...

Seoul (South Korea) Feb 23: Eighteen South Koreans who recently made a group pilgrimage to Israel have been confirmed to...

S. Korea expresses regret over Israel's entry ban amid virus fears

S. Korea expresses regret over Israel's entry ban...

Seoul (South Korea) Feb 23: The South Korean government said Sunday it has lodged a complaint with Israel over its...

Japan's Shimizu Corporation produces artificial intelligence suitcase

Japan's Shimizu Corporation produces artificial intelligence suitcase

Tokyo [Japan], Feb 23 (ANI): In recent years, the number of people with visual impairment is on a rise due...

NEC introduces top technology for West HQ city in Australia

NEC introduces top technology for West HQ city...

Sydney [Australia], Feb 23 (ANI): In late 2018, an agreement was reached for NEC Australia to become the transformative partner...

N. Korea tightens quarantine inspection on imported materials amid virus concerns

N. Korea tightens quarantine inspection on imported materials...

Pyongyang (North Korea) Feb 23: North Korea has tightened its customs-related quarantine measures amid the cross-border proliferation of the new...

S. Korean president, Malaysian king exchange letters on bilateral ties

S. Korean president, Malaysian king exchange letters on...

Seoul (South Korea) Feb 23: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has exchanged letters with Malaysia's king on the occasion of...

S. Korea reports 4th coronavirus death as cases spike to 556

S. Korea reports 4th coronavirus death as cases...

Seoul (South Korea) Feb 23: South Korea reported its fourth death from the new coronavirus on Sunday and added 123...

Cluster outbreak at hospital stokes concerns of more virus deaths coming

Cluster outbreak at hospital stokes concerns of more...

Seoul (South Korea) Feb 23: South Korea's public health authorities were on heightened alert on Sunday as three of the...

Opposition party leader urges gov't to raise virus alert level

Opposition party leader urges gov't to raise virus...

Seoul (South Korea) Feb 23: The head of South Korea's main opposition party called on the government Sunday to raise...

Afghan Female Researcher Wins Gold Medal in Malaysia

Afghan Female Researcher Wins Gold Medal in Malaysia

Kabul (Afghanistan) Feb 23: Sweeta Akbari, an Afghan woman, won a gold medal in the "Citrix" research competition in Malaysia.

Kabul Residents Call on Security Forces to Crackdown on Crime

Kabul Residents Call on Security Forces to Crackdown...

Kabul (Afghanistan) Feb 23: As the reduction in violence pact begins, residents in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday demanded that...

8 Taliban Clashes Reported on First Day of Reduced Violence Pact

8 Taliban Clashes Reported on First Day of...

Kabul (Afghanistan) Feb 23: The Taliban fought with Afghan security forces in eight provinces of the country in the first...

Balochistan declares emergency in districts bordering Iran

Balochistan declares emergency in districts bordering Iran

Quetta (Pakistan) Feb 23: The Balochistan government has imposed emergency in all bordering districts with Iran with immediate effect after...

Nawaz was also a 'selected' prime minister: Bilawal

Nawaz was also a 'selected' prime minister: Bilawal

Lahore (Pakistan) Feb 23: Belying his earlier claim that mainstream opposition parties are on the same page, Pakistan Peoples Party...

Italy to restrict movement of people amid spike in coronavirus

Italy to restrict movement of people amid spike...

Rome [Italy], Feb 23 (Sputnik/ANI): Italian regions most affected by the new coronavirus will now be able to restrict the...

China's Guizhou issues guideline for epidemic-hit tourist attractions

China's Guizhou issues guideline for epidemic-hit tourist attractions

Guiyang (China), Feb 23: Southwest China's Guizhou Province rolled out a guideline for the tourist attractions which resumed operation amid...