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Greece’s first female president sworn in

ATHENS: Greece’s first female president, a former high court judge, was formally sworn in office on Friday, nearly two months after the country’s parliament voted overwhelmingly to elect her. The swearing-in ceremony for Ekaterini Sakellaropoulou, 63, took place in an

Luxembourg becomes first country with free public transport

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Luxembourg has become the first country in the world to offer free public transport, as the small and wealthy European country tries to help workers and reduce road traffic. Some cities have already taken similar but partial measures.

Pakistan win first test by 44 runs against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan has easily defeated Bangladesh with an innings and 44 runs taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series as the guest team’s batting order collapsed during the first test match in Rawalpindi on Monday. Since restarting the day

World’s first twin-engine jet completes maiden flight

EVERETT: Boeing’s 777X, a new generation of the wide-body aircraft, finished its test flight on Saturday marking a landmark for the company struggling through the growing failure from two fatal crashes of its best-selling 737 Max. The first flight, which

US confirms first Coronavirus case

WASHINGTON: The US has announced its first outbreak of a new Coronavirus that has taken six lives in China and sickened hundreds of people, joining countries around the world in stepping up efforts to prevent its spread. According to federal

Space unite us: First Iranian-US astronaut reaches for stars

HOUSTON: During her time, Jasmin “Jaws” Moghbeli earned her fierce nickname as a decorated gunship pilot who flew more than 150 missions in Afghanistan. She said, “I’d love to be inspired by everyone, but it’s a little simpler to be