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Security guard killed, two injured in shooting at Azerbaijan's embassy in Iran

Tehran [Iran], January 27 (ANI): A security staff was killed while two others were injured when a man allegedly opened ...


China, Arab countries deepen cooperation on technology

At a bar in Yinchuan, the capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, football fans are watching an exciting ...


Cross-border e-commerce brings opportunities to inland China city

Every day, Yan Xinhua sees off dozens of containers to the port of Tianjin, some 1,200 km away, where the ...


India U17 football team set to play two friendly matches against Qatar

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The India U-17 Men's National Team will play two friendly matches against their Qatar ...


"Goonjega toh yahan sirf Jai Shri Ram": Kangana Ranaut criticizes SRK's Pathaan for putting out Pakistan in 'good light'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): Shah Rukh Khan's recent blockbuster 'Pathaan' has drawn sneaky criticism from Kangana Ranaut for ...


Asia Album: Naan bakery in Afghanistan

© Provided by Xinhua BALKH, Afghanistan, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- In Afghanistan, bakeries make naan, traditional Afghan leaf bread, as ...


More than 3,000 Afghan refugees 'forcefully' deported by Iran

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 27 (ANI): More than 3,000 Afghan refugees have been deported from Iran in a recent move through ...


"Women are critical for rapid, sustainable growth in India and everywhere," says US Dy Secy Sherman

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Addressing the US-India Alliance for women's economic empowerment Shatter Summit on Thursday, Deputy Secretary of ...


Quality of aid will be affected: UN on ban on female employees at NGOs by Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 27 (ANI): As the Taliban banned female employees from working at NGOs, the United Nations Under Secretary-General ...


Snipers target priests first Patriarch

Five Russian Orthodox military chaplains have been killed during the conflict in Ukraine, he reminded lawmakersOrthodox chaplains in the military, ...


Russian-born star surges into Australian Open final

Elena Rybakina will seek her second Grand Slam triumph this weekendElena Rybakina will attempt to add a second Grand Slam ...


Taliban Refill Afghan Jails

Less than two years after releasing all prisoners held by the previous Afghan government, including suspected terrorists, the Taliban are ...


World Bank: Afghan Revenue Collection, Exports Remain Strong

Islamabad - The World Bank has delivered a surprisingly upbeat assessment of the Afghan economy in the first nine months ...


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France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...

As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

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As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

Virginia expects 1,000 jobs as Amazon builds cloud computing center

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com's cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it will expand its data centers in ...

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As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...


As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...


USAID commits extra $75 million in aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is committing an additional $75 million in humanitarian aid ...


'It's murder, not suicide.' Protesters blame govt after man sets himself on fire

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Tuesday, a 37-year-old man died after setting himself on fire in front of the Parliament building ...


Pakistan reveals Indian false flag drama on the eve of India's Republic Day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's intelligence and security agencies have revealed the script for a false flag operation involving alleged infiltration ...


Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...


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