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Clash Reported Near Iran's Border With Turkey

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) forces on May 11 killed seven militants and dismantled their cell in the country's ...


Pakistan: No More Military Bases for US Afghan Mission

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan ruled out Tuesday the possibility of again providing its military bases to the United States for future ...


China targets Xinjiang Muslim women to suppress birth rate

Beijing [China], May 11 (ANI): As China continues its crackdown on the Uyghur community, the Xi Jinping government forces the ...


Kazakh Activist Abishev Again Denied Early Release

QAPSHAGHAI, Kazakhstan -- A court in Kazakhstan has again rejected an early-release request for ailing activist Kenzhebek Abishev, who has ...


Turkmenistan: Pump up the water

To judge by the number of needless fountains Turkmenistan has built over the years, one would be hard-pressed to realize ...


Prison Terms For 17 In Deadly Uzbek Dam Burst

Uzbekistan's Supreme Court has sentenced 17 people to prison terms of between four and 10 years for corruption and misconduct ...


Uzbek Blogger Critical Of Government Gets Lengthy Prison Term

XALQOBOD, Uzbekistan -- A court in Uzbekistan's southern Surxondaryo region has sentenced blogger Otabek Sattoriy to 6 1/2 years in ...


75 pc Afghan mining sites under Taliban, Strongmen control

Kabul [Afghanistan] May 11 (ANI): Around 75 per cent of total mining sites in Afghanistan are under the control of ...


China asks foreign forces to pull out from Afghanistan

Beijing [China], May 11 (ANI): China has blamed the United States' "abrupt announcement of complete withdrawal of forces" for the ...


Pakistani Taliban bomber captured in Nangarhar

Jalalabad [Afghanistan], May 11 (ANI): Amid the recent surge in violence, Afghan Intelligence operative have arrested a Pakistani Taliban suicide ...


AFC postpones 2022 Women's Asian Cup qualifiers draw

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 11 (ANI): The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Tuesday decided to postpone the AFC Women's Asian ...


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S. Carolina to end unemployment checks, calls labor shortage severe

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a bid to end the state's labor shortage, Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all state ...

EU, Pfizer sign agreement to purchase 1.8 billion doses of vaccine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has signed a contract to purchase up to 1.8 billion additional Covid vaccine doses from ...

Swiss auction of 100 carat diamond could bring $20 million

GENEVA , Switzerland: A diamond valued at nearly $20 million is to be auctioned in Switzerland within days. The 100 ...

U.S. tracking China rocket section reentering Earth orbit

WASHINGTON D.C.: Sections of a Chinese rocket are expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere this month.While the sections are being tracked ...

1913 menu found in British cafe remodel

LIVERPOOL, England: A 108 year-old menu has been discovered by workers who were renovating a cafe in England.While working on ...

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin begins space tourism with July rocket launch

KENT, Washington: Spaceflight company Blue Origin will sell a seat to the general public on its first crewed flight to ...

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Wall Street recovers after early sell-off, greenback wounded

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were sold off sharply in the United States on Tuesday following falls across the ...

U.S. sales increase in March, inventories not as high as projected

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. wholesale inventories recorded a slightly lower-than-expected increase in March, as strong demand from consumers boosted sales, according ...

U.S. businesses finding it difficult to get workers following lockdown

WASHINGTON D.C. - Amid the heating up of the economy emerging from the coronavirus crisis and a bevy of lockdown ...

Major sell-off hits Asian stocks, Japan key index drops 910 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Sharemarkets across Asia fell, sharply on Tuesday, particularly in Japan where the benchmark Nikkei 225 plunged ...

After $1.4 billion loss, British Airways expects improvement in July

LONDON, England: IAG, parent company of British Airways, has expressed confidence that air traffic will increase beginning in July."We consider, ...

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China should target Australian military sites, says newspaper editor

China should consider "long-range strikes" if war with the West eventuates, according to an editorial in the country's pro-government newspaper ...


New inhabitants of Ayeyawady, Chindwin and Sittoung Rivers of Myanmar

Myanmar roofed turtles were born in Lawkananda Wildlife Sanctuary for ten years in Bagan of NyaungU Township of Mandalay Region. ...


Pakistan: No More Military Bases for US Afghan Mission

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan ruled out Tuesday the possibility of again providing its military bases to the United States for future ...


Nurses putting their heart, soul into fight against COVID

New Delhi [India], May 11 (ANI): As the country continues to grapple with surge in coronavirus cases, healthcare warriors including ...


Bodies Found in Indian River Raise Questions About COVID Links

Authorities in India said Tuesday they have yet to determine the cause of death of dozens of people found dead ...


China banks' profit falters, lenders sucked in bad debt

Hong Kong, May 11 (ANI): China banks' profit revival falters as country's largest lenders get sucked into further support for ...


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