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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. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

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 ...

Military shelling schools, hospitals, places of worship in Myanmar

WISCONSIN, USA - According to figures compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project, more military attacks against ...

Turkey voices reservations about Sweden and Finland being members of NATO

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Veto-wielding NATO member Turkey is voicing opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the alliance, with Turkish President ...

LA to impose landscape watering limit to twice a week

LOS ANGELES, California: California state officials have announced that, amidst one of the driest stretches on record, California's water use ...

Following testing, NASA space telescope to begin operating in July

WASHINGTON D.C.: Astronomers said this week that the testing of NASA's new space telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, is ...

Four students dead in Bolivia after gas grenade sets off stampede

POTOSI, Bolivia: On May 9, a tear gas grenade set off during a university assembly in Bolivia triggered a stampede, ...

Jamaica looks forward to 'friend' India for wheat, fertilizers import

Kingston [Jamaica], May 18 (ANI): Jamaican Commerce Minister Aubyn Hill on Wednesday said that the country is looking forward to ...

US Strongly Advocates for Taiwan to Regain WHO Status

Washington - The United States said it strongly advocates for Taiwan to regain its observer status in the World Health ...

CBFC board member Vani Tripathi feels 'it's an absolutely ecstatic year to be at Cannes'

Cannes [France], May 18 (ANI): At the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which commenced today, Central Board of Film Certification's board ...

OG, beastcoast, BetBoom advance at ESL One Stockholm

OG, beastcoast and BetBoom Team stayed alive at ESL One Stockholm by winning their first-round, lower-bracket playoff matches Tuesday in ...

Taliban Poised to 'Loosen' Restrictions on al-Qaida

Washington - Recent assessments by U.S. military officials are raising questions about Afghanistan's Taliban rulers and what they are willing ...

6 books about the climate crisis that offer hope

Coral bleaching, floods, bushfire ...

International Criminal Court deploys 42-member war crime investigating team to Ukraine

Kyiv [Ukraine], May 18 (ANI): The International Criminal Court is sending 42-member war crimes investigating team to Ukraine, the largest ...

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 ...

8 AMERICANS who won the Soviet PEACE Prize

During the Stalinist era, the Soviet leadership decided to award a Peace Prize to foreigners, regardless of their political views. ...

Cannes 2022: Indian pavilion to be inaugurated on Wednesday

By Payal MehtaCannes [France], May 18 (ANI): The Indian pavilion at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival will be inaugurated on ...

'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 ...

J-K: Vomedh celebrates 14th foundation day, inaugurates week-long Kashmiri theatre festival

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 18 (ANI): A week-long Kashmiri theatre festival was inaugurated by Vomedh on the eve ...

A fossil tooth places enigmatic ancient humans in Southeast Asia

What do a finger bone and some teeth found in the frigid Denisova Cave in Siberia's Altai mountains have in ...

Cannes 2022: Shekhar Kapur confident of India becoming biggest media entertainment platform in world

Cannes [France], May 18 (ANI): Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur who is attending the 75th Cannes Film Festival where India has been ...

Japan manufacturing to move out of China amid risk of supply chains disruptions

Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): As Beijing's Zero-COVID policy continues to cause disruptions to the global supply chains, Japan has ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping's tall climate pledges fall flat

Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): Contrary to the President Xi Jinping's climate pledges to go carbon neutral by 2060, China ...

AICF to provide life-time opportunity to 268 children from across country to witness 44th Chess Olympiad

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], May 18 (ANI): With an aim to promote the upcoming 44th Chess Olympiad and popularise chess in ...

Haiti: Armed violence reaches unimaginable and intolerable levels

A surge in violence fuelled by heavily armed gangs in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, prompted the UN rights chief on Tuesday to ...

Mideast in Pictures: Exploring ancient Egyptian god Anubis at museum

© Provided by Xinhua CAIRO, May 17 (Xinhua) -- On the occasion of the International Museum Day, which falls on ...

President Kovind praises Jamaica's decision to host IIT in the country

Kingston [Jamaica], May 17 (ANI): India is planning to start new Indian Institute of Technology abroad under its National Education ...

Gujarat: Wheat-laden trucks stuck at Kandla port after Centre's export ban

Kutch (Gujarat) [India], May 17 (ANI): After the Centre imposed a wheat export ban, a large number of trucks laden ...

Pakistan: Journalists protest against arrest of fellow journalist in Khyber

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], May 17 (ANI): Demanding the release of a fellow journalist Khadim Khan Afridi, the journalists of three ...

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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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