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Afghan Students in US Face Uncertain Future

Afghan students studying at universities in the U.S. through scholarship programs face a more uncertain future since the Taliban took ...


Afghan women stand against Oslo summit; say 'step toward Taliban is step taken against Afghan people'

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 24 (ANI): Amid the ongoing talks between the Taliban delegation and members of the international community in ...


Islamic State claims responsibility for attack in Afghan city of Herat

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 24 (ANI): Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Saturday in the western Afghan city ...


Afghan Students in the US Face Uncertain Future

Afghan students studying at universities in the U.S. through scholarship programs face a more uncertain future since the Taliban took ...


Kabul delegation meets with Afghan civil society in Oslo

Oslo [Norway], January 23 (ANI): An Afghanistan delegation, led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, has reportedly met with ...


Afghanistan minister says schools to open for all in spring

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 23 (ANI): Afghanistan's Ministry of Education said schools will be opened from spring this year. Officials at ...


China vies for a foothold in Afghanistan through aid to Northern Province

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 23 (ANI): China vies for a foothold in Afghanistan through humanitarian aid to Northern Province as the ...


Gambit Esports reach Funspark ULTI grand final

Gambit Esports swept BIG on Sunday to reach the grand final at the $250,000 Funspark ULTI 2021 event. Gambit won ...


Chinese vies for a foothold in Afghanistan through aid to Northern Province

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 23 (ANI): China vies for a foothold in Afghanistan through humanitarian aid to Northern Province as the ...


Afghans in Norway protest against Taliban delegation, says IEA do not represent them

Oslo [Norway], January 23 (ANI): A number of Afghans based in Norway on Sunday protested against the Taliban delegation who ...


Failure to create 'political cohesiveness and unity' led to collapse of Afghan republic: Ex-NSA Mohib

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 23 (ANI): Hamdullah Mohib, the National Security Advisor (NSA) for the previous Afghan government on Sunday said ...


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Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

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Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

Crystal Cruises cancels sailings through April

HONG KONG: Crystal Cruises is suspending planned sailings of its two ocean-going ships and one expedition ship through 29th April, ...

Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee: Following a nearly 10-year court battle, after being served commercial-grade bleach instead of water at a Cracker ...

US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...

'Total' urges sanctions against Myanmar's oil and gas funds

PARIS, France - TotalEnergies, a French energy behemoth, has asked the US and French governments to approve targeted sanctions against ...

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Small terrorist groups active in Pakistan after Taliban's success

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid admitted on Saturday that there has been an increase in terror attacks in ...


Two given death sentence for guerilla attacks on the junta's army, all

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-controlled media, a Myanmar junta court has sentenced veteran pro-democracy campaigner Ko Jimmy and former ...


Car purchased by bank credit checked: Chinese manager lost temper

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A video of a visibly agitated Chinese guy flinging cash indiscriminately after his vehicle was stopped in ...


Nepalese enjoy cheaper rides in e-Cab service

KATHMANDU, Nepal - e-Cab Nepal was launched on Friday to provide a simple and economical taxi service while prioritizing the ...


Punjab govt suspends 15 officials over laxity in Murree tragedy

LAHORE, Pakistan - In the wake of revelations made in an inquiry report prepared by a five-member probe committee on ...


Odd-Even rule in Kathmandu to control Covid-19 surge

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The District Administration Authorities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur have reinstated the Odd/Even regulation for traffic flow, ...


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