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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

Germany says Covid measures to return at hospitals, nursing homes

BERLIN, Germany: The German government's basic COVID-19 restrictions would return this fall and winter, when experts expect cases to rise ...

Khabib cousin earns world title shot media

Usman Nurmagomedov will reportedly challenge Patricky Pitbull for the Bellator lightweight titleUsman Nurmagomedov, 24, the younger cousin of undefeated former ...

Mali Declares Three Days of Mourning Following Deadly Attack

Bamako - Mali's military government Wednesday confirmed Islamist militants killed 42 of its troops last weekend in a sophisticated drone ...

Metaverse technology becomes a key component in global business

Tokyo [Japan], August 11 (ANI): Developing Metaverse, an embodied virtual-reality experience, has become a key component in global business. 3D ...

Greece: Dozens Still Missing After Migrant Boat Sinks

ATHENS - Greek authorities say a search and rescue operation is ongoing for a second day for dozens of migrants ...

Indian senior men's football team to play friendlies against Singapore, Vietnam

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): The senior Indian men's football team will be back in action in September when ...

Research: Lack of phosphorus is limiting Amazon's growth

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): Growth of the Amazon rainforest in our increasingly carbon-rich atmosphere could be limited by a ...

Rishabh Pant appointed as brand ambassador of Uttarakhand

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], August 11 (ANI): Star Indian wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant was appointed as the brand ambassador of Uttarakhand by ...

Sense of universal responsibility is biggest contribution of Tibetan culture to world: Hollywood star Richard Gere

Lhasa [Tibet], August 11 (ANI): The 14th Dalai Lama's idea of Universal Responsibility is that of a global responsibility that ...

Russia's Sputnik V Covid jab marks two-year anniversary

The world's first registered Covid-19 shot has been supplied to 71 countries, home to four billion people, the head of ...

Hybrid Covid-19 strain discovered in Russia

Six people have so far been infected with the so-called ?Deltacron? variant, according to the country's consumer health watchdogA new ...

EU member mulls disowning naturalized citizens media

Conservative MPs in Lithuania believe people supporting ?an aggressor? are a threat to national securityLithuanian conservative MPs have penned a ...

Russia warns of nuclear disaster worse than Chernobyl

Kiev's shelling of the Zaporozhye power plant puts millions of lives at risk, the Russian Foreign Ministry has saidUkraine's shelling ...

Over 100 French municipalities still without drinking water

Europe is suffering a historic drought and July was one of the warmest on record, according to the UNAs nearly ...

Thailand allows Gotabaya Rajapaksa temporary stay on condition he doesn't cause problems for country

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 11 (ANI): Thailand has allowed former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa temporary stay in Thailand to ...

Why Is Iran Executing So Many Prisoners? 

With a long list of crimes punishable by death, Iran put at least 314 prisoners to death last year, second ...

Satellite Pictures Show Devastation at Russian Air Base in Crimea

KYIV, UKRAINE - Satellite pictures released Thursday showed devastation at a Russian air base in Crimea, hit days earlier in ...

A Race Against Time: The Last Days Of Lysychansk

As Russian forces advanced in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region, volunteers raced against time under deadly fire to convince the last ...

China's "politically motivated" actions blocking sanctions on Pak-based terrorist exposes its doublespeak: sources

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): China's doublespeak and double standards against the world's shared battle against terrorism have been ...

Wheat prices in India stabilised, export restrictions bore fruit

By Animesh DebNew Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Wholesale prices of wheat in the domestic mandis have managed to fall ...

Liam Livingstone, Rashid Khan among five players signed by MI Cape Town ahead of inaugural South Africa T20 League

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]/Cape Town [South Africa], August 11 (ANI): MI Cape Town, today announced the signing of 5 players ahead ...

IHC acquires 50% of Turkish 'Kalyon Enerji' in AED1.8 billion transaction

ABU DHABI, 11th August, 2022 (WAM) -- International Holding Company (IHC) today announced the acquisition of a 50% stake in ...

Myanmar's Sanctions-Hit Junta Still Netting Vast Oil, Gas Profits

Bangkok - Vast oil and gas profits continue flowing to, and propping up, Myanmar's military junta a year and a ...

Australian team donates Sri Lanka tour prize money for supporting children, families in crisis-hit island nation

Melbourne [Australia], August 11 (ANI): Australia men's cricket team have donated their prize money from their recent tour of Sri ...

EU explains different approach to Ukraine and Palestine

International politics is largely about applying double standards, Josep Borrell acknowledgedThe EU's foreign-policy chief Josep Borrel has admitted that double ...

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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

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