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Kazakhstan to hold first legislative election

Nur-Sultan [Kazakhstan], December 5 (ANI): Legislative elections in Kazakhstan are scheduled to be held on January 10, 2021, to elect ...


Pompeo says violence in Afghanistan threatens peace talks

Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): The negotiations process between the Afghan government and the Taliban will fail if the ...


Erdogan hopes France will 'get rid of Macron' as soon as possible

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey hopes France will "get rid" of President Emmanuel Macron as soon as possible Turkey ...


ISL 7: Chhetri penalty gives Bengaluru first win

Bambolim (Goa) [India], December 4 (ANI): Bengaluru FC got their first win of the season, notching up a 1-0 victory ...


Pakistan Says Afghan Border Fence Nearly Complete

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military says it will have fenced off the country's roughly 2,600-kilometer historically porous border with Afghanistan within ...


Uzbekistan: The red pilgrimage to Mecca

It is still treated as an honor to greet Amirsaid Usmankhodjayev when he ambles through Tashkent's old Zhangokh neighborhood.Usmankhodjayev, 73, ...


Kazakhstan to start Sputnik V vaccinations early next year

Kazakhstan will begin dispensing shots of the Russian-developed Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to the public from early next year, becoming ...


Baku to summon French ambassador

Moscow [Russia], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced the approval by the French lower house of ...


Coronavirus watch updates, Dec. 4

Refrigerated trailers storing bodies of COVID-19 victims are seen at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Brooklyn, New York, the ...


COVID-19: Mujeeb Ur Rahman tests positive

Queensland [Australia], December 4 (ANI): Afghanistan spinner and Brisbane Heat's international recruit Mujeeb Ur Rahman is recovering from COVID-19 after ...


George Clooney says Amal beat him, Obama in basketball

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI): Actor George Clooney during a recent interview said his wife, an esteemed human rights lawyer ...


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Year's long blockade against Qatar may be nearing end

NEW YORK, New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has added his long-standing views to current reports that the years-long ...

U.S. having second thoughts about prosecuting Huawei finance chief

U.S. prosecutors are discussing a deal with lawyers for Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou to resolve criminal charges against her, ...

U.S.-Brazil military base ponders eviction of 800 families

Antonio Marcos Diniz was only 13 years old when his family was forced to leave their home near Brazil's Atlantic ...

United States in bid to beef up relationships in Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON, DC - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller has stressed the need to strengthen partnerships in the Western ...

New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

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U.S. stocks climb despite slowing jobs growth

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the rise on Friday, despite disappointing jobs data which showed the ...

Irish economy grew in third quarter at fastest rate ever

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Central Statistics Office on Friday released the Quarterly National Accounts for the third quarter of 2020, ...

Latest U.S. job figures show hiring is slowing

The United States added 245,000 jobs in November, the fewest since April and the latest sign that hiring has slowed ...

Stocks in Asia continue on path to nowhere, dollar losses consolidate

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued to meander on Friday, while demand for the U.S. dollar continued to ...

Brazilian economy recovering fast after two negative quarters

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Thursday that the country's economy is going through ...

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U.S. having second thoughts about prosecuting Huawei finance chief

U.S. prosecutors are discussing a deal with lawyers for Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou to resolve criminal charges against her, ...


Pujara was subjected to racism, says ex-Yorkshire staff

Yorkshire [UK], December 5 (ANI): Months after former England U-19 spinner Azeem Rafiq said he was close to committing suicide ...


Coimbatore man enters Asian Records Academy

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 5 (ANI): Coimbatore's Jawahar Karthikeyan has found a place in the Asian Records Academy for ...


Joel Netshitenzhe | Can South Africa's civilisation sustain itself?

I wish to thank the Council of Advisors and the Board of Governors of the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection ...


Japan to host FIFA Club World Cup in 2021

Japan will host the Club World Cup in its existing format in late 2021, FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced on ...


Asia Album: 5 killed, 1 missing in floods in Indonesia's North Sumatra

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020 shows a flooded street after overnight heavy rain in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. ...


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