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Taliban's policies keeping 'sanctions in place': US envoy

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): The US special envoy has said there is no reason that girls should not be ...


Ons Jabeur wins at Wimbledon, reaches first Grand Slam semi

Third seed Ons Jabeur of Tunisia dropped the first set before storming back Tuesday to defeat Czech opponent Marie Bouzkova ...


Mexican president vows to tear down the Statue of Liberty

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will pressure the US to drop charges against Julian AssangeMexican President Andres Manuel Lopez ...


Five rockets from Afghanistan land on Uzbekistan's border town

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], July 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Five rockets presumably fired from neighboring Afghanistan fell on the border town of Termez in ...


Sports Ministry striving to strengthen bench for upcoming Olympics

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is striving to develop the bench strength for ...


18 killed, over 200 injured in Uzbekistan protest

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], July 5 (ANI): 18 people were killed and 243 injured during the last week's protest in Uzbekistan's autonomous ...


India, Iran review progress on Chabahar Port, discuss situation in Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra on Tuesday spoke on phone with Iran's Deputy Minister for ...


Pak: FQJ voices out concern for local tribes amid peace turmoil in FATA

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Fata Qaumi Jirga (FQJ) expressed its concern over the peace turmoil in Pakistan's Federally Administered ...


Steelmaker ArcelorMittal resumes Russia shipments

Moscow [Russia], July 5 (ANI): ArcelorMittal, Europe's largest steelmaker resumed their supplies to Russia through Kazakhstan in June. "Mainly hot-rolled ...


PTI denies claims of mending relationship with US official Donald Lu

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) denied the claims of Defence Minister Khawaja Asif who stated that the ...


Australia: AUTWA stages protest on Urumqi Massacre's 13th anniversary, demands ban on Uyghur forced labour products

Adelaide [Australia], July 5 (ANI): Members of the Australian Uyghur Tangritagh Women's Association (AUTWA) on Tuesday protested outside the Rundle ...


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Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...

Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...

No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

As Covid cases rise in France, no return to mandatory restrictions

NICE, France -As some 1,000 Frenchmen are being hospitalized daily with Covid infections, French officials have "invited" or "recommended" the ...

In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

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EasyJet boss quits due to flight cancellations

LONDON, England: After EasyJet canceled thousands of flights this summer to limit the disruption caused to passengers from both air ...

Chip shortage causes GM to store 95,000 incomplete cars

DETROIT, Michigan, global shortage of computer chips, vehicles, Detroit automaker, General Motors, GM's total salesDETROIT, Michigan: The global shortage of ...

Greenback soars as oil plunges below $100 a barrel, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks gyrated on Tuesday, with major indices tumbling more than two percent before regaining ...

India prohibits use of single-use plastic in bid to reduce litter

NEW DELHI, India: To combat worsening pollution, India, the world's second most populous country, has banned single-use plastic items, ranging ...

Airbnb announces worldwide ban on parties held in rentals

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In response to a string of shootings that have broken out at U.S. properties it lists, rental ...

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Nepal town tense following protest over death of local schoolboy

ACHHAM, Nepal - Mangalsen, Achham's district headquarters, remained tense on Monday after locals protested the death of 15-year-old Binod Shahi ...


One airport, 3 months, aircrafts collide for the fourth time in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Two Biman Bangladesh Airlines planes have collided at Shahjalal International Airport's hangar, the fourth incident in less ...


New Zealand boycotts counter-terrorism meeting co-chaired by Myanmar, Russia

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand has decided not to attend an upcoming counter-terrorism meeting co-chaired by the militaries of ...


PM extends greetings to U.S. people, government on 246th Independence Day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On the occasion of the country's 246th Independence Day, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed his government's eagerness ...


To prevent fuel price hikes, India sets windfall tax on oil producers

NEW DELHI, India: As the Indian government aims to increase local fuel supplies to meet rising demand and boost federal ...


China must abide by Hong Kong agreements, says Prime Minister Johnson

LONDON England: In a video post, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the UK will work to hold Beijing ...


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