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Somali parliament approves appointment of Hamza Abdi Barre as PM

Mogadishu [Somalia], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Somali Parliament on Saturday unanimously approved the appointment of Hamza Abdi Barre as the country's ...

ISL: ATK Mohun Bagan sign Paul Pogba's brother Florentin

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): ATK Mohun Bagan have further added to their list of acquisitions and maintained its ...

Gun violence bill passage draws harsh criticism, mild praise in U.S.

© Provided by Xinhua In America, the wealthy, powerful, and influential NRA spends millions of dollars annually supporting Republican candidates ...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Mozambique on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 25th June, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory ...

Premier League: Nottingham Forest sign Taiwo Awoniyi for club-record fee

London [UK], June 25 (ANI): Nottingham Forest on Saturday confirmed the signing of Nigerian international forward Taiwo Awoniyi for a ...

Fears Taps Could Run Dry in South Africa's Eastern Cape

Johannesburg, South Africa - South Africans living in the Eastern Cape are counting down to "Day Zero" when the taps ...

Hong Kong's ranks slide in new human rights survey

Hong Kong, June 25 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that the human rights situation in the city has deteriorated ...

Romanian Port Struggles to Handle Flow of Ukrainian Grain

CONSTANTA, ROMANIA - With Ukraine's seaports blockaded or captured by Russian forces, neighboring Romania's Black Sea port of Constanta has ...

UN Weekly Roundup: June 18-24, 2022

united nations - Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, ...

Gaurav Gill retires from World Rally Championship Safari Rally Kenya 2022 round

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): After a terrific start in the World Rally Championship Safari Rally Kenya, three-time Asia ...

18 Migrants Died in Mass Crossing into Spanish Enclave, Morocco Says

Madrid - Morocco said 18 migrants died trying to cross into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla on Friday, after ...

29 Kidnapped Wedding Guests Freed in Nigeria

KANO, NIGERIA - Twenty-nine people kidnapped by gunmen two weeks ago as they returned from a wedding in northwest Nigeria ...

Jaishankar meets Solomon Islands counterpart, moots cooperation in key sectors

Kigali [Rwanda], June 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Friday met with the Foreign Minister of Solomon ...

Athlete barred from flight to US due to wrong birthplace

GAA ambassador says he was kept off US-bound flight because he was born in IraqAbood al Jumaili, an Irish professional ...

Jaishankar meets Mauritius PM, discusses thriving relations between two nations

Kigali [Rwanda], June 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Friday (local time) met with the Mauritius Prime ...

Jaishankar discusses growing defence ties with Tanzanian counterpart

Kigali [Rwanda], June 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Friday (local time) met with the Tanzanian Foreign ...

UN body seeks USD 993 million to prevent famine, tackle drought in Somalia

Mogadishu [Somalia], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations humanitarian agency said on Friday that it's seeking 993.3 million US dollars ...

UN Chief Says World Faces Real Risk of Multiple Famines This Year

new york - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told an international conference on food security Friday that the world is facing ...

Broad-based cooperation between India, Maldives continues to grow: EAM Jaishankar

Kigali [Rwanda], June 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is on his visit to Kigali to attend the ...

UK could send Ukrainian refugees to Rwanda PM

The measure would only apply to migrants from the country who arrive in Britain illegally, Boris Johnson has saidUkrainian refugees ...

Twitter hires alarming number of ex-spies investigation

FBI is named as an important forge of personnel for Twitter, MintPress News is claimingTwitter is hiring "an alarming number" ...

Commonwealth Countries Meet to Cement Relations

Nairobi, Kenya - Leaders of 54 countries in the British Commonwealth are meeting in Rwanda to discuss trade, food security, ...

Nigerian Politician Charged With Attempted Organ Harvesting in London

Abuja - Nigerian rights activists are reacting with outrage after a Nigerian politician and his wife were charged by British ...

Taps in South Africa's Eastern Cape Go Dry

Johannesburg, South Africa - South Africans living in the Eastern Cape are counting down to "Day Zero" when the taps ...

Gaurav Gill stamps his authority in WRC2 Safari Rally Kenya

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally Kenya, one of the most challenging rallies in ...

India-UAE relations are dynamic, robust, widespread: Foreign Secy Kwatra

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be travelling to United Arab Emirates (UAE) on June ...

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022: India placed in Group A with Brazil, US

Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Official Draw for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 was held ...

7 favorite pets of Russian monarchs

Loyal friends, companions, keen listeners and sometimes literal saviors: all of these things are true when it comes to Peter ...

India's arrangements for crude oil procurement well understood: Foreign Secy Kwatra

By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): India's trading arrangements for crude oil procurement are determined purely on national ...

US drones wont survive over Ukraine for long Foreign Policy

Russian air defenses are too risky for Gray Eagles and Kiev pilots would prefer jets instead, outlet claimsAs Washington reportedly ...

The Week In Russia: Behind The Facade 

At an annual economic forum in St. Petersburg, President Vladimir Putin sought to justify the invasion of Ukraine and portray ...

Mauritius PM, Rwandan counterpart to inaugurate 5 MW hydroelectric plant in Rwanda on Sunday

Port Louis [Mauritius], June 24 (ANI): Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth and his Rwandan counterpart, Dr Edouard Ngirente will jointly ...

Oscar-nominated Producer Robert A. Katz dies at 79

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): Oscar-nominated Robert A. Katz, the producer behind projects such as 'Gettysburg,' 'Selena' and 'Introducing Dorothy ...

Nigeria's latest lithium find: some key questions answered

High-grade lithium has been discovered in Nigeria. In 2019 the total production volume of lithium, not high grade, in Nigeria ...

Hong Kong Nears Bottom in New Human Rights Survey

LONDON - Human rights in Hong Kong have deteriorated rapidly since Beijing's crackdown after the pro-democracy protests of 2019, according ...

Report: Scottish Open bans LIV golfers

Golfers on the LIV Golf Invitational Series will not be permitted to compete next month at the Scottish Open, according ...

China promotes cooperation among BRICS countries in fighting COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China has consistently advanced the research and development (R&D) of COVID-19 ...

In Gee Chun leads after first round of Women's PGA Championship

In Gee Chun of South Korea took advantage of early-afternoon conditions during the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Thursday at ...

Ahead of G7 Summit UNICEF calls for funding of USD 1.2 bln to tackle lethal child malnutrition

New York [US], June 24 (ANI): As leaders prepare to meet at the G7 summit, United Nations International Children's Emergency ...

U.S. expands monkeypox testing capacity amid rising cases

© Provided by Xinhua The CDC has begun shipping monkeypox tests to five commercial laboratories. Healthcare providers will be able ...

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As first in US, driverless taxis picking up customers in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, California: General Motors' self-driving Cruise division has begun charging fares for driverless rides in San Francisco.Earlier this month, ...

Wall Street wobbles, all major indices slide, Dow drops 62 points

NEW YORK, New York - The euphoria on Wall Street of late last week was absent on Monday as all ...

May sees 10.7% surge in US home sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: In May, sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly increased, but this is expected to be temporary, as ...

Pay dispute forces British Airways' staff to OK strike vote

LONDON, England: British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport has voted to strike due to pay disputes. Amidst an already ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, Nikkei 225 jumps 379 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia rose on Monday, in a positive start to the week.The U.S. dollar was ...

Toyota reduces July global production goal by 50,000 vehicles

TOKYO, Japan: Amidst semiconductor shortages and COVID-19 parts supply disruptions, Toyota has reduced its July global production target by 50,000 ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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