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One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Envoys lay wreaths to remember million who died in Great Hunger Famine

CO ROSCOMMON, Ireland - The Taoiseach, Micheal Martin, told the National Famine Commemoration in Co Roscommon that the Great Famine ...

Tearful Jeff Bezos speaks of father fleeing Cuba at age 16

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos delivered a tearful remembrance of his father's fleeing Cuba in the ...

After jump in food prices, Iran cuts off internet to prevent protests

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran has abruptly raised prices as much as 300 percent for a variety of staple foods, including cooking ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

British man charged with hacking into bank, stealing millions

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A British man has been charged with hacking into email servers and computers belonging to ...

New York auction of Warhol's 'Marilyn' sold for record $195 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Andy Warhol's iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe, "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn," sold for $195 million ...

Syrian refugees in Iraq, risk losing access to basic food supplies

Syrian families living in refugee camps in Iraq are facing new and alarming levels of food insecurity, according to figures ...

'Dictators will die': Zelenskyy opens Cannes 2022 with message to future filmmakers

Cannes [France], May 18 (ANI): Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy kicked off the 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival with ...

Trump's Republican Political Clout Faces Another Test on Tuesday

Washington - The political sway of former U.S. President Donald Trump over Republican Party politics 16 months after he left ...

Protestors block highway after Balochistan CTD arrests 2 women

Gwadar (Balochistan) [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Hundreds of people on Monday blocked a highway to protest against the Counter-Terrorism Department ...

FATF applauds France for acting against JeM chief Maulana Masood Azhar in its mutual evaluation report

Paris [France], May 17 (ANI): Financial Action Task Force (FATF) applauded France in its mutual evaluation report released on Tuesday ...

Pakistani delegation reaches Kabul to hold talk with TTP

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): A Pakistani delegation, led by the Peshawar Corps Commander Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, visited Kabul ...

Shehbaz Sharif orders tightening of security for Chinese nationals

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday ordered the tightening of security for Chinese nationals ...

First Task for France's New Head of Government: Win the Legislatives

Paris - France's newly appointed prime minister Elisabeth Borne begins work this week with major challenges on her plate, tasked ...

Hezbollah and Allies Lose Lebanese Parliamentary Majority

More than a dozen independents and anti-Hezbollah candidates won parliamentary seats, many for the first time, signaling a deep desire ...

Turkish Foreign Minister Faces Tough Questions in Washington

Istanbul - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is due to meet Wednesday in Washington with Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

India deeply committed to safeguarding interests, rights of tribal people

New York [US], May 17 (ANI): India on Tuesday said that it is deeply committed to safeguarding the interest and ...

Pak minister to order probe into undue favours given to Imran Khan's university

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday said the government would order investigations into ...

Russia responds to EU's offer on Ukraine's grain

Europe's initiative only serves to benefit itself, Russian State Duma chairman claimsRussia has slammed the EU's proposal to empty out ...

Eurovision winners thank Pope for neo-Nazis 'evacuation'

There is no indication that the Pontiff actually intervened to convince the Azov Battalion to surrenderKalush Orchestra, Ukraine's winning act ...

EU's energy policy is economic suicide Putin

Attempts to ditch Russian fossil fuels have triggered energy inflation in the West, president saysRussian President Vladimir Putin said on ...

Germany has lost final traces of independence Russia

Chancellor Scholz is no ?offended liverwurst? because he was not offended by a Ukrainian ambassador who called him one, FM ...

Ukraine controlled by US and UK Russia

The stalling of the peace talks is a result of the wish of London and Washington to drag out the ...

ILO: Child Labor Rising Around the World

Cape Town - The International Labor Organization says the latest figures show there are 160 million children around the world ...

New Somali President Welcomes Return of US Troops

WASHINTON - Somalia's newly elected president is welcoming word that U.S. special operation forces will again be based in Somalia ...

Finland Parliament approves country's accession to NATO

Helsinki [Finland], May 17 (ANI): Finland's parliament has approved the country's accession to NATO, with 188 out of 200 lawmakers ...

India sends 2,000 MT wheat to Afghanistan via Attari-Wagah border

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], May 17 (ANI): Another consignment of 2,000 metric tons of wheat as humanitarian assistance from the government ...

Imran Khan accuses Shehbaz-led govt of 'stifling' voices of critics

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has accused Shehbaz Sharif-led government of using means to ...

Fake Twitter handles from Pakistan mislead users by promoting Chinese narrative

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Gwadar_Pro, a China-Pakistan agricultural and industrial Twitter platform, has been promoting Beijing's narratives dedicated to ...

Have Pakistani politicians ganged up against the Generals?

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Politicians in Pakistan across the political spectrum, ranging from Imran Khan to Maryam Nawaz, are ...

Clashes erupt in Libya's capital as newly-approved gov't enters

© Provided by Xinhua TRIPOLI, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Clashes erupted in different parts of Libya's capital Tripoli on Tuesday ...

Afghanistan: Badakhshan residents concerned over rise in suicide cases among women, youths

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 17 (ANI): Afghanistan's Badakhshan residents express concern over the rise in the number of attempted suicide cases ...

US envoy weighs in on Ukraine's NATO prospects

Ukraine could still join the US-led military bloc and do so in an accelerated time frame, Washington's ambassador to Kiev ...

Pakistan: PTI government local representatives protest against unannounced, prolonged power cuts

Haripur (Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Suffering from an extreme power crunch, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) local government representatives staged ...

'Lipstick Under My Burkha' fame director Alankrita Shrivastava to helm film on Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 17 (ANI): 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' fame director Alankrita Shrivastava is all set to direct a ...

Why Indigenous communities need a seat at the table on climate

There's growing recognition that Indigenous communities are among the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change and that traditional ...

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China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

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