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Russian plane with evacuees from Afghanistan lands in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], December 2 (ANI): The third plane from Kabul with citizens of Russia and Afghanistan has landed at the ...


Current Myanmar, Afghanistan envoys to UN to keep posts for now: Russian envoy

Moscow [Russia], December 2 (ANI): The ambassadors of Afghanistan and Myanmar to the United Nations, appointed by the governments in ...


Abu Dhabi T10: Gurbaz's fastest fifty helps Delhi Bulls register win

Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 2 (ANI): Delhi Bulls secured a comfortable 10 wicket win over The Chennai Braves in the ...


The Hague Conference demands unconditional apology from Pakistan for 1971 war crimes in Bangladesh

The Hague [Netherlands], December 2 (ANI): An international conference in The Hague, known as the city of Justice, demanded of ...


World Food Program seeks USD 2.6 billion to help Afghans in need of food assistance

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 2 (ANI): The United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) has sought the aid of USD 2.6 billion ...


Taliban, Iran Say Misunderstanding Sparked Brief Border Clashes

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Taliban and Iran confirmed Wednesday that clashes had broken out between the border security forces of the ...


One of three Russian planes with evacuees from Afghanistan lands in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], December 2 (ANI): One of the three evacuation planes carrying Russian and Afghan citizens on board, landed at ...


UN Committee: No Change for Now in Afghanistan, Myanmar Envoys

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. committee that approves the credentials of representatives at the world body decided Wednesday to postpone ...


Taliban, Iranian border guards clash on Nimroz border over misunderstanding

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 2 (ANI): The Taliban and the Iranian border security forces clashed near the Afghan province of Nimruz ...


Almost 800,000 Afghan children face freezing conditions without proper housing

Kabul [Afghanistan] December 1 (ANI): About 8,00,000 Afghan children are in desperate need of proper shelter as they are facing ...


Top Russian, Pakistani security officials discuss situation in Afghanistan

Moscow [Russia], December 1 (ANI): Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Pakistani National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf held bilateral ...


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Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

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New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...

Stocks in Asia choppy, uncertain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets were wary on Thursday after major falls on local markets and overseas on ...

Big jump in can costs could close many small craft beers: officials

BROOMFIELD, Colorado: One of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, Ball Corp, is increasing the minimum number of cans ...

U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

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New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...


Junta in Myanmar sets up security checkpoints to check dissidents

DAWEI, Myanmar - According to a fellow anti-coup activist, the military arrested a famous protest leader in the southeastern coastal ...


Buses without route permits will be destroyed warns Dhaka Mayor

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Wednesday, the Bus Route Rationalization Committee (BRRC) started a special campaign against buses operating in Dhaka ...


Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...


Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...


Nepali educators not ready to work without service contracts

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Part-time professors at Tribhuvan University have initiated new protests, asking that the university follow through on a ...


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