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Amnesty International calls global response to Afghanistan's restrictions on women disappointing

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 24 (ANI): Amnesty International called the international community's response to Afghanistan's restrictions on women 'disappointing', a local ...


Pakistan's support for Taliban backfires: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 (ANI): Pakistan has long supported the Taliban, thinking that it will boon Islamabad's security but little ...


Virtus.pro bench buster, YEKINDAR

Virtus.pro shuffled their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Monday following a disappointing result in the PGL Antwerp Major, moving Timur ...


US report reveals several Afghan soldiers fled to Pakistan after Kabul's fall

Washington [US], May 23 (ANI): According to an official US report on border crossings, many soldiers of the former Afghan ...


UNHCR: A record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide

The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and ...


Study finds low glycemic index diet helps heart patients lose weight

Brussels [Belgium], May 23 (ANI): According to a study presented at the ACNAP-EuroHeartCare Congress 2022, a scientific congress of the ...


Afghan women hold book fair to raise public awareness of reading

© Provided by Xinhua More than 1,000 pieces of books on different subjects including culture, literature, politics and economy were ...


UNHCR: Record 100 million people forcibly displaced worldwide

The Ukraine war and other conflicts pushed the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and ...


IPL 2022: SRH skipper Kane Williamson blessed with baby boy

Wellington [New Zealand], May 23 (ANI): New Zealand and Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper Kane Williamson and his wife Sarah Raheem became ...


Taliban leader says women should be provided with their rights based on Afghan culture, Islamic values

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 23 (ANI): Taliban's senior leader Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanikzai came out in support of women's education rights ...


Afghanistan: Taliban issues 15 Article Bill over return of political, military figures

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): The Taliban Return and Communications with Former Afghan Officials and Political Figures Commission has released ...


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US House Speaker Pelosi banned from communion over abortion views

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In a letter released this week, the archbishop of San Francisco, Salvatore Cordileone, said U.S. House Speaker ...

Tornado hits western German city; dozens injured, 2 dead

BERLIN, Germany: At least 43 people were injured after a tornado struck the western German city of Paderborn on May ...

American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...

To help US businesses, 35,000 foreign workers to be taken in

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the inability of businesses to hire enough workers, the U.S. has announced that it will grant ...

US Senate to vote on resolution urging probe of beef price fixing

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. senators Elizabeth Warren and Mike Rounds have introduced a bipartisan resolution requesting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ...

Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

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Wall Street rockets higher, Dow Jones gains nearly two percent

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rocketed higher Monday, a rally ignited by a weakening of the U.S. dollar ...

Michigan baby formula plant to reopen in face of ongoing shortages

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following baby formula shortages throughout the United States, FDA Commissioner Robert Califf has said that Abbott Laboratories and ...

Indian private space launch company Skyroot sees first launch in 2023

NEW DELHI, India: Skyroot, India's first privately held company to design, build and test a solid rocket propulsion system, successfully ...

Greenback under pressure in Asia, stocks close mostly higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly moderately higher at the close Monday, while the U.S. dollar was ...

Chinese voice criticism of $1,373 Gucci umbrella that cannot get wet

BEIJING, China: Chinese consumers have been vocal in their criticism of a $1,373 Gucci umbrella which should be kept out ...

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Multiple villages along Chindwin River torched by Myanmar army

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, the army raided and set fire to at least seven villages along the ...


Bangladeshi human traffickers ring busted in India: 11 jailed

BENGALURU, India - A special Indian court sentenced notorious human-trafficking suspect Rifadul Islam, aka Ridoy Babo, and six other Bangladeshi ...


Indian private space launch company Skyroot sees first launch in 2023

NEW DELHI, India: Skyroot, India's first privately held company to design, build and test a solid rocket propulsion system, successfully ...


American arrested, Chinese officials charged with spying in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Justice has said that an American citizen and four Chinese intelligence officers have been charged ...


WHO Regional Director Dr. Ahmed Al Mandhari in Pakistan to meet leadership

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Federal Directorate of Immunisation (FDI) inaugurated a dry storage warehouse on Saturday to increase storage capacity ...


Nepal to revise law allowing private sector to engage in electricity trade

KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal is expected to have surplus energy starting this monsoon, which India is eager to buy. Still, the ...


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