Over three-fourths of US Republicans want Trump to run for President in 2024 - Poll

Washington, Oct 20 (UNI/Sputnik) US Republicans are warming to a possible run by Donald Trump in the 2024 presidential election, with 78 percent saying they want the former president to seek another term in the White House, a Quinnipiac University poll said.


Facebook to pay $14mln in fines, payment to victims in discrimination case - Justice Dept

Washington, Oct 20 (UNI/Sputnik) Social media giant Facebook has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $4.75 million, including up to $9.5 million to eligible victims of the company's alleged discrimination, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a release.


Australia hits 70 pct COVID-19 vaccination milestone amid battle against 3rd wave

Canberra, Oct 20 (UNI/Xinhua) Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout has hit a major milestone, with 70 percent of the adult population fully inoculated.

Greg Hunt, the Minister for Health, announced on Wednesday that more than 70 percent of Australians aged 16 a

Facebook plans to change company name next week - Reports

Washington, Oct 20 (UNI/Sputnik) Facebook plans to change its company name next week, US tech blog The Verge reported, citing a source.

The possible name change is designed to reflect the company's "focus on building the metaverse," and to signal the

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off Greek coast in Eastern Mediterranean: Seismologists

Paris, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) A powerful earthquake with estimated magnitude from 5.9 to 6.4 occurred in the Mediterranean Sea near the Greek island of Crete, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported on Tuesday.

The earthquake was recorded at 8

EAM meets Knesset Speaker, visits Ovda airbase to meet IAF contingent

Jerusalem/New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday met the Speaker of the Knesset Mickey Levy and Chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Ram Ben Barak, and also visited the Ovda airbase to meet the Indian Air Force contingen

New Quad? India, Israel, US and UAE to set up forum for economic cooperation

Jerusalem/New Delhi, Oct 19 (UNI) Signalling a new four-way cooperation, the foreign ministers of India, Israel, the US and UAE agreed to establish an international forum for economic cooperation and discussed the possibilities for joint projects in the field of infrastructure, t

North Korea fired one ballistic missile towards Sea of Japan: Reports

Moscow, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) North Korea fired one ballistic missile towards the Sea of Japan, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, citing the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) of the Republic of Korea.

Earlier, the South Korean military said North Korea fired an un

CEO of major Defence contractor MLS charged with bribery: Justice Dept

Washington, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) A US federal court charged the CEO of a major defense contractor, Multinational Logistics Services, for allegedly participating in a bribery scheme to win defense contracts worth some $1.3 billion over the last decade, the Department of Justice sa

Japan Prime Minister orders to ensure safety of navigation after missile launch by N Korea

Tokyo, Oct 19 (UNI/Sputnik) Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, commenting on North Korea's ballistic missile launch, said he ordered to ensure the collection and analysis of data and timely inform the population, guarantee the safety of navigation and air transport, and m