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Bomb blasts rocked Mandalay municipal and tax offices

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Monday, five bomb blasts targeted the junta's administrative machinery, the Mandalay city development office, and four ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Hindus in Bangladesh must be protected says United Nations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United Nations has called for a stop to religiously motivated violence against minorities and an independent ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

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 ...

Cheap coal makes a comeback in face of rising energy prices

MOSCOW, Russia: With surging natural gas prices leading again to the greater use of coal, TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne highlighted ...

As protest turns violent in Kabul, Taliban beat up journalists, women

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 21 (ANI): A group of women staged a protest in Kabul on Thursday demanding that schools be ...

UN Mission meets with Afghan activists to discuss women's rights

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 21 (ANI): A top UN Special Representative in Afghanistan urged the Taliban to respect women's rights to ...

Pakistani FM arrives in Afghanistan to hold talks with Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 21 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday arrived in Kabul, his first visit to ...

Protests intensify in Gilgit Baltistan as Islamabad tightens grip on illegally-occupied region

Gilgit [Gilgit Baltistan], October 21 (ANI): A huge gathering comprising members of a regional political party, Awami Action Committee and ...

'Technical glitch' interrupts Indian diplomat's assertions on China's BRI at UN transport conference in Beijing last week

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): A technical glitch at the United Nations transport conference held in Beijing ...

T20 WC: India-Pak clash will be 'dogfight', one side won't run away with game, says Hayden

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Pakistan batting consultant Matthew Hayden on Thursday said that the T20 World Cup clash between ...

Unravel the crippled U.S. hegemony

© Provided by Xinhua A self-proclaimed "shining city upon a hill," the United States has long positioned itself as "greater" ...

T20 WC: India favourites to win tournament, Rahul to be top run-scorer, says Brett Lee

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Former Australia pacer Brett Lee reckons that India are the favourites to win the ongoing ...

FIFA Rankings: India rise one spot to 106th, Belgium hold onto top position

Zurich [Switzerland], October 21 (ANI): October 2021 was a busy month in international football, with qualifiers for the FIFA World ...

NATO to convene meeting on Afghanistan in Brussels

Brussels [Belgium], October 21 (ANI): NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said that the organisation is planning to convene a summit ...

Women and civil society activists protest in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 21 (ANI): Dozens of women and civil society activists protested on Thursday in Kabul over economic problems ...

Pakistan: Lahore police on high alert as TLP stages protest for its chief's release

Lahore [Pakistan], October 21 (ANI): Pakistan's Lahore Police were put on high alert after Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) resumed protest on ...

Police force quintessential example of culmination of courage, restraint, diligence: Amit Shah

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on the occasion of 'Police Memorial Day' on Thursday ...

Putin's big press conference planned for December: Kremlin

Moscow [Russia], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): The big press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin is planned for December, Kremlin spokesman ...

Warm-up games suggest India 'hot favourites' to win T20 World Cup, says Vaughan

Dubai [UAE], October 21 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels India are "hot favourites" to win the ongoing T20 ...

Moscow Format Dialogue: Member nations concerned over activities of proscribed terror organisations in Afghanistan

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Member countries taking part in the Moscow Format Dialogue in a joint ...

FATF October plenary concludes today, Pakistan to remain on 'Grey List', be blacklisted?

By Naveen KapoorIslamabad [Pakistan], October 21 (ANI): Global watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) three day October plenary will conclude ...

Donald Trump launching social media app TRUTH Social

Washington [US] October 21 (ANI): The Trump Media and Technology Group (TMTG) and Digital World Acquisition Corporation entered into a ...

Taliban face hurdles while implementing law, order in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] October 21 (ANI): The Taliban have taken over Afghanistan but the affiliates of Islamic State-Khorasan, Syria and Iraq-based ...

ICCR received request to open cultural centre in Saudi Arabia: ICCR DG

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Indian Council for Cultural Relations received a request from Saudi Arabia to set up ...

EU calls to deepen ties with Taiwan amid growing threats from China

Taipei [Taiwan] October 21 (ANI): The European Union (EU) on Tuesday expressed to enhance ties with Taiwan and said the ...

Afghanistan: Taliban's bid to implement 'Islamic teachings' hurt Afghan students

Kabul [Afghanistan] October 21 (ANI): One of the greatest threats of the Taliban's coming back to power was that the ...

Imran Khan receives summary on appointment of new ISI DG amid 'issues' with Pak Army

Islamabad [Pakistan] October 21 (ANI): The 'issues' between the Imran Khan and the Pakistani Army pertaining to the next Inter-Services ...

India, UK have busy calendar of engagements ahead

New Delhi [India] October 21 (ANI): India and the UK will be having a busy calendar of engagements starting with ...

Taliban, Indian delegation meet on sidelines of Moscow format talks on Afghanistan

Moscow [Russia] October 20 (ANI): Representative of India and Taliban met on the sidelines of Moscow format talks here on ...

India exporting strictly non-genetically modified rice to world, says Ministry of Commerce

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday clarified that there is no commercial variety of genetically modified ...

Greek police arrested Tibetan student, exiled Hong Kong leader for protesting against Beijing Olympics 2022

Athens [Greece], October 20 (ANI): Activists protesting against the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics were arrested in Athens on Sunday as ...

What lies ahead for women and girls in Afghanistan under Taliban rule?

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 20 (ANI): Amid the Taliban gaining control of Afghanistan, there is widespread concern that the withdrawal of ...

Afghanistan's economy could shrink by 30 pc following Taliban takeover, says IMF

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 20 (ANI): Afghanistan's gross domestic product could see a 30 per cent contraction following the Taliban takeover, ...

Four children killed on their way to school in northwest Syria

Four children - three boys and a girl - were killed on Monday morning while travelling to school in northwest ...

India ready to provide humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan, says Taliban spokesman Mujahid

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 20 (ANI): Taliban's spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid on Wednesday said that India affirmed to provide humanitarian assistance to ...

Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra returns to training

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra has finally resumed his training after a two-month ...

Jordanian family pioneers donkey milk soap business

© Provided by Xinhua Around 4,500 bars of donkey milk soap are produced each month to meet the rising demand ...

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Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...

Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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