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Taliban's 'atrocious' regime root cause of food scarcity in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Since the takeover, the Taliban's hard regime has waged war and constant unrest in the ...


Sri Lanka: 10-hour-long water cut imposed in Colombo amid food, fuel shortage

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): Several parts of the Colombo city will undergo a 10-hour- long water cut on ...


Rights Groups Decry Taliban Shuttering of Human Rights Commission

washington - The Taliban's decision to dissolve Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission is a major setback for the country, say ...


Economic crisis: Talks between Sri Lanka, IMF to conclude on May 24

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): The ongoing discussion between International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Sri Lanka, to help mitigate ...


Global wheat war is coming media

West could be forced to ask Russia for grain in exchange for lifting sanctionsWheat prices have surged to record highs ...


Taliban Want to Erase Women From Media, Afghan Journalists Say

WASHINGTON - A Taliban mandate that women cover their faces while on television is seen as an attempt to erase ...


Taliban leadership has zero credibility for Women's rights: Human Rights Watch

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Associate women's rights director and former senior Afghanistan researcher at Human Rights Watch, Heather Barr, ...


MoS Muraleedharan interacts with Tajikistan Minister Shirin Amonzoda

New York [US], May 21 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan interacted with Labor, Immigration and ...


Taliban suspend wheat export citing food scarcity

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): The Taliban on Thursday suspended the wheat export or trade to avoid the food scarcity, ...


Afghan Evacuees Fear Losing US Support

During the mayhem of his evacuation flight from Kabul last year, Sultan Ahmad was separated from his wife and his ...


Afghan women's future appears bleak with Taliban diktats governing their lives

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 21 (ANI): Afghan women are staring at a bleak future due to a number of restrictions imposed ...


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Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

EU heads tell Ukraine military supplies will continue

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the bloc would ensure Ukraine that it has ...

Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

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Court rules unconstitutional California law requiring women on boards

SACRAMENTO, California: In another blow to the state's push to diversify corporate leadership, a California court judge has ruled that ...

Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...

U.S. stocks turmoil evaporates in final hour of trading, major indices unscathed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets reversed sharp losses in late trading to eke out minor gains in ...

April sees rise in US auto sales, restaurant spending

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. retail sales rose strongly in April, as consumers bought more motor vehicles and spent more at restaurants, ...

As salaries rise 7%, UK unemployment falls to historic low

LONDON, England: The UK's jobless rate fell to a 48-year low in the first three months of 2022, it was ...

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Soldiers evacuate half million in India after monsoon strikes

GUWAHATI, India, As India's northeastern state of Assam grapples with heavy floods brought on by pre-monsoon rains, over 500,000 people ...


Anti-regime forces overrun junta base near Myanmar-Thai border

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - The Karen National Union (KNU) confirmed on Thursday that it had taken control of an army ...


Blinken offers vital support to rebuild Pakistan's economy

WASHINGTON, USA - Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in New York this ...


Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...


Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...


Writer of famous Language Movement song, Chowdhury dies at 87

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, a veteran journalist, and columnist, has died. He was 87 years old. According to ...


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