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Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

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 ...

Russia to boost coal supplies to India amid global power crunch

Russia's Energy Ministry signed an agreement this week with India's Steel Industry Ministry aimed at increasing Russian coking coal supply ...

ISKCON members sing 'bhajan', hold protests outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], October 17 (ANI): Members of ISKCON sang 'bhajans' and held protests outside Bangladesh Deputy High Commission ...

Plea moved in Pakistan's top court against those named in Pandora Papers

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): A plea has been filed in Pakistan's top court seeking direction for the federal law ...

ICC T20 WC, Rd 1: Zeeshan Maqsood, Jitender Singh star as Oman defeat PNG in Group B

Muscat [Oman], October 17 (ANI): Zeeshan Maqsood's four-wicket haul was backed up by unbeaten knocks of 73 and 50 by ...

Afghanistan: Mass funeral held for victims of Kandahar mosque attack

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 17 (ANI): A mass funeral ceremony has been held for the victims killed in Friday's suicide bomb ...

Uzbek logistics center receives nearly 100 tonnes of UN humanitarian aid for Afghanistan

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], October 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The Termez Cargo Center in Uzbekistan received from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ...

IOC Executive Board make decisions relating to Beijing 2022 in Greece

Athens [Greece], October 17 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) on Saturday met in Athens, Greece, ahead ...

IOC EB approves Olympic Qualification System Principles for Paris 2024

Athens [Greece], October 17 (ANI): The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Saturday approved the Qualification ...

'Have never seen you in this jersey': Ashwin's daughter as he flaunts India T20 WC outfit

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday shared a picture of himself donning the T20 World ...

Shiva Keshavan set to contest in IOC Athletes' Commission election

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Six-time Winter Olympian from India Shiva Keshavan is set to contest in the elections ...

Uber Cup: China defeat Japan in final, claim 15th title

Aarhus [Denmark], October 17 (ANI): The Chinese women's badminton team on Sunday defeated Japan in the final match of the ...

Record number of athletes to run for IOC Athletes' Commission election at Beijing 2022

Lausanne [Switzerland], October 17 (ANI): The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved a list of ...

India's first alcohol museum opens in Goa

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 17 (ANI): India's first museum dedicated to alcohol has opened its doors to 'spirited' enthusiasts in ...

'Milestone' animated movie under development at DC

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): An animated movie by writer Brandon Thomas based on comics from DC's Milestone Media imprint ...

CISF nabs 2 passengers with fake travelling documents at Delhi airport

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) surveillance and intelligence staff at Delhi's Indira Gandhi ...

Superman's motto changed by DC, superhero no longer stands for 'The American Way'

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): DC has changed what one of their most popular superheroes, Superman, stands for. The company ...

Pak Minister says ISI chief appointment issue to be resolved by Friday

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): The issues concerning the appointment of the new Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief will be resolved ...

EU expects no improvement in migration situation on border with Belarus: EASO Head

Berlin [Germany], October 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The situation on the EU border with Belarus will most likely see no improvement in ...

Jaishankar arrives in Israel on three-day visit to further strategic partnership

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar arrived here on Sunday on a three-day visit during ...

T20 WC: Varun Chakravarthy will be main guy in India's bowling attack, feels Raina

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): Former India all-rounder Suresh Raina feels mystery spinner Varun Chakravarthy will be India's main guy ...

Turkey's dubious commitment to Paris Climate Agreement

Ankara [Turkey], October 17 (ANI): The Turkish parliament ratified the Paris climate agreement earlier this month making it the last ...

T20 WC: Going into big games, you need experience, says Windies pacer Rampaul

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): West Indies pacer Ravi Rampaul has said that experience matters a lot when the pressure ...

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Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

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 ...

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