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China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Over 1,000 migrants try to cross English Channel over two days

LONDON, England: The UK Home Office has said 40 small boats carrying 1,115 migrants crossed the English Channel over a ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

Fauci: US must not end cautions too quickly over Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief White House Medical Adviser, has said Americans should celebrate good news about declining COVID-19 ...

Black people 13 times more likely to be prosecuted over crack cocaine

Watching the gigantic logjam on Capitol Hill as Democrats attempt to pass both the infrastructure bill and a multitrillion-dollar social ...

UK archeologists uncover large debris field from WWII V-2 rocket

PLATT, England: The remains of a V2 rocket fired by Nazi Germany at London during World War II have been ...

Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...

After threatening mother, New York man remains in tree 3 days

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A Queens man, Roody Thomas, spent almost three days up a tree to avoid being ...

Following court ruling, EU worries Poland could exit

WARSAW, Poland: Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has set an unprecedented challenge to one of the European Union's (EU) core ...

Central Asian states forging ties with Taliban

The Taliban is getting many suitors lately. It is far from the "pariah" that the Biden Administration thought it was ...

Lost in Pacific was 'nice break' says Solomon Islands resident

HONIARA, Solomon Islands: Despite being lost at sea for 29 days, two men from the Solomon Islands, Livae Nanjikana and ...

US, China meeting of senior advisors sees lessening of tensions

ZURICH, Switzerland: A six-hour meeting between White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, in ...

$60,000 fine for Canadian woman feeding black bears

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Canada: A British Columbia woman bought 10 cases of apples, 50 pounds of carrots and dozens of ...

Giant sequoias burned by intense California wildfires

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Officials report that hundreds of giant sequoia trees could have been burned during intense wildfires that ...

Parents found guilty of bribing universities to admit their children

BOSTON, Massachusetts: A jury in Boston has convicted ex-casino chief Gamal Aziz and private equity firm founder John Wilson of ...

T20 WC: Ashwin rewarded for reviving his white-ball skills, says Kohli

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said that Ravichandran Ashwin was included in the team's ...

T20 WC: Dhoni as mentor will boost morale of the team further, says Kohli

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said that having MS Dhoni as the mentor for ...

Will meet Amit Shah, says Sharad Pawar on extension of BSF's operational jurisdiction

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 16 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party chief, Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that he will be meeting ...

MoS Muraleedharan to visit Sudan, S. Sudan next week

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan will embark on a two-nation ...

India-Pakistan rivalry always brings tidal wave of emotions, says Ajit Agarkar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 16 (ANI): Former Indian pacer Ajit Agarkar called the India-Pakistan match the 'most anticipated' clash in ...

Study finds sleep loss does not impact ability to assess emotional information

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A new study has shown loss of sleep does not interfere with our ability to ...

Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates 29th 'HunarHaat' in UP's Rampur

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Union Minister for Education and Skill Development Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated the 29th ...

Indian flag, Vande Mataram at Mr Olympia's stage for first time; Sahil Khan does country proud

Orlando (Florida) [India], October 16 (ANI/PNN): The prestigious 2021 Olympia competition took placelast week in Orlando, Florida, where bodybuilders from ...

Iran dismisses Azerbaijani President's claims on drug trafficking

Tehran [Iran], October 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Iran's Foreign Ministry rejected recent claims by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev that "Iran has worked ...

Xi Story: The weight of Chinese "rice bowl"

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- A bowl of rice might not sound like a heavy burden, ...

Adele says she's in a 'strong place now' after completing her upcoming album '30'

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): British singer-songwriter Adele has opened up about the behind-the-scenes process of crafting her upcoming album ...

EAM Jaishankar to embark on 3-day visit to Israel tomorrow

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Israel from October ...

Pakistan again in row with World Bank body as Turkish firm registers claim

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 16 (ANI): Pakistan is again facing an international dispute before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment ...

India's economic reforms seen as a "positive step" by Biden administration: Sitharaman

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], October 16 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said India's strategic economic reforms have ...

US offers to relocate, pay money for Afghan family hit by drone in Kabul

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States has said that it will pay an unspecified amount of condolence money ...

Live ups and downs of international cricket with team, says SL coach Arthur

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket coach, Mickey Arthur said that he lives the ups and downs of ...

Indian Wells: Tsitsipas, Zverev bow out; Basilashvili, Fritz advance to maiden Masters 1000 semis

California [USA], October 16 (ANI): Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili is through to his maiden Masters 1000 semi-final, upsetting No. 2 seed ...

Fazal Mahmood and Abdul Qadir inducted into PCB Hall of Fame

Lahore [Pakistan], October 16 (ANI): Former Pakistan captains Fazal Mahmood and Abdul Qadir have been inducted into the Pakistan Cricket ...

Ori-Plast honours Rashmi's battle for respect, honour and identity as a record-breaking athlete

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], October 16 (ANI/ATK): From salt marshes of Kutch to gold-winning performances on international tracks, Rashmi's journey ...

Apple working on adding health features to Airpods

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): Apple Airpods may soon help you monitor your body temperature and posture, as the tech-giant ...

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China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...

US, China meeting of senior advisors sees lessening of tensions

ZURICH, Switzerland: A six-hour meeting between White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, in ...

Xi Story: The weight of Chinese "rice bowl"

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- A bowl of rice might not sound like a heavy burden, ...

Hong Kong: 7 activists jailed for up to 12-months over 2020 protest

Hong Kong, October 16 (ANI): A Hong Kong district court has sentenced seven activists up to a 12-month jail term ...

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