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Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

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 ...

IOC: FIFA should consult on biennial World Cup

Citing three primary concerns, the International Olympic Committee expressed strong reservations Saturday about FIFA's plans to expand the World Cup ...

Cristian Arango scores twice as LAFC stop Earthquakes

Cristian Arango scored two goals and added an assist Saturday as Los Angeles FC earned a 3-1 victory over the ...

Imran Khan made false, unrealistic promises in Pakistan: PDM Chief Fazlur Rehman

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): In a series of attacks on Prime Minister Imran Khan, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur ...

Thunder Predator's entire roster departs organization

A disappointing result at The International 10 led to major turnover for the Thunder Predator, whose entire roster left the ...

Ceasefire in Central African Republic a critical step: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the declaration of a unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic (CAR), his spokesperson ...

Maryam Nawaz lashes out at PTI government over failure to curb dengue in Pakistan

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): While addressing a rally in Faisalabad, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N's) Vice president Maryam Nawaz on ...

EBRD and EU provide further support for SMEs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo [Bosnia and Herzegovina], October 17 (ANI/FENA): The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a loan of ...

Imran Khan made mockery of Pakistan's armed forces, says Maryam on DG ISI's appointment row

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N's) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Saturday lambasted Prime Minister Imran Khan ...

Fuel, cooking gas prices unsustainably high, government should reduce excise duty: Congress

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): The Congress on Saturday called upon the BJP-led government to reduce excise duty to ...

We have come a long way on the roadmap that Dr Kalam had laid out for India, says Hardeep Puri

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri ...

Food Tech Summit 2021 organised by Ministry of Food Processing Industries on World Food Day

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): To commemorate World Food Day, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, under the Pradhan ...

Sporting Kansas City look to stifle Whitecaps' playoff push

The Vancouver Whitecaps look to keep their Western Conference playoff hopes alive when they host second-place Sporting Kansas City on ...

Kailash Kher applauds India's vaccination drive while talking about his vaccination song

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Renowned Padma Shri awardee singer Kailash Kher applauded India's fast-paced vaccination programme against COVID-19 ...

Owaisi a threat to India's unity, integrity: RSS leader

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Hitting out at the AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday, RSS slammed him for ...

Displaced families in northeast Nigeria 'knocking on door of starvation': WFP

Abuja [Nigeria], October 16 (ANI): Displaced families in Nigeria's northeast are "knocking on the door of starvation", the UN World ...

SAFF C'ship: Anurag Thakur congratulates Indian team on title win, Chhetri equals Messi

Male [Maldives], October 16 (ANI): The Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur on Saturday congratulated the men's ...

Constituency would develop only when BJP candidate wins the seat: Anurag Thakur in Fatehpur

Fatehpur (Himachal Pradesh) [india], October 16 (ANI): Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday said that the development of Fatehpur is ...

Indo-US Joint Training Exercise "Ex Yudh Abhyas" Commences In Alaska

Alaska [US], October 16 (ANI): The 17th Edition of Indo - US joint training exercise "Ex Yudh Abhyas 21" commenced ...

Taliban allow girls to attend secondary, high schools: UN

New York [US], October 16 (ANI): During a press conference here, Deputy head of the UNICEF Omar Abdi cited the ...

Pak Opposition condemns hike in petroleum prices, demands Imran Khan's resignation

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 16 (ANI): After the Pakistani government announced a massive increase in the prices of petroleum products, the ...

Indian Army team wins gold medal in exercise Cambrian Patrol in UK

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): A team from 4/5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) -- which represented the Indian Army ...

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Delta variant blamed for 300,000 jump in August unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C.: A recently released report has detailed how the August surge of the Covid Delta variant saw record numbers ...

White House in push to build wind farms in Atlantic, Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of Interior Deborah Haaland has announced that the U.S. government will auction lease agreements for seven ...

Property prices in Ireland increase to 10 year high

DUBLIN, Ireland: Property prices in Ireland are increasing at double digit rates for the first time in a decade.Since August, ...

World stocks on. the boil, Nasdaq rallies 74 points

NEW YORK, New York - Demand for bank stocks and higher-than-expected retail sales bolstered Wall Street on Friday."The economy continues ...

Walgreens to close tenth San Francisco store after shoplifting spree

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Five more Walgreens stores in San Francisco face closures next month because of organized retail theft, which ...

In Washington speech, JPMorgan chief Dimon calls Bitcoin 'worthless'

WASHINGTON D.C.: Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan, described bitcoin as "worthless" and said governments will soon regulate digital currency, ...

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