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Taliban says girls' schools closed for 'religious issues'

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 11 (ANI): Amid the growing outcry over the women's rights situation in Afghanistan, a top Taliban official ...


Needs in Afghanistan far outstrip humanitarian response: UN report

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 11 (ANI): The Afghan people continue to stand in dire need of international assistance despite an ongoing ...


Why were gold TEETH so common in the USSR

Today, this epochal symbol looks strange and ridiculous, but, 50 years ago, gold teeth could have been a major "asset" ...


Taliban broke multiple pledges on human rights since taking over Afghanistan, says rights group

New York [US], August 11 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday said the Taliban have broken multiple pledges ...


Allegations that Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan with millions in cash may be untrue: US report

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): The allegations that former Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and his senior advisors fled aboard with ...


Serena Williams bids farewell, Coco Gauff battles for win in Toronto

It was a loss that made the biggest news at the National Bank Open in Toronto on Wednesday as Serena ...


Iga Swiatek rolls, Coco Gauff battles for win in Toronto

Top seed Iga Swiatek of Poland breezed into the next round while No. 10 Coco Gauff needed nearly three hours ...


Suspect in Albuquerque Muslim Killings Denies Involvement

Albuquerque, New Mexico - After he was detained by New Mexico police, the suspect in the killings of four Muslim ...


One Year Later, Pakistan's Taliban Rule Hopes Put in Check

Islamabad, Pakistan - Last year, many Pakistani government and military officials were pleased with the new state of affairs in ...


Pakistani Army says it killed two militants near Dera Ismail Khan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], August 10 (ANI): Pakistan's military media affairs wing on Wednesday said that two terrorists were killed during ...


Afghanistan: Two dead, 9 injured following clash between two families

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 10 (ANI): Two persons were killed and seven injured following a clash between members of two feuding ...


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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

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Fears of global recession keep Asian stocks on edge

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in China were flat to lower on Tuesday as investors weighed up the disappointing economic ...

UK Labor Party calls for limit on energy prices

LONDON, England: Reports from the UK's opposition Labour Party said its leader, KeirStarmer, will call for a freeze on energy ...

Covid tests for vaccinated passengers dropped by cruise lines

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival cruise lines, including Carnival Cruise, Princess Cruises and Cunard, have made plans to drop mandatory COVID-19 testing ...

U.S. stocks gain ground, Nasdaq Composite climbs 81 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued to mend fences on Monday, with gains by all the major indices."I ...

Dublin to see construction of new Amazon data centers in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon has received permission to build two new data centers in north Dublin. The Dublin City Council approved ...

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Mechanical fault blamed for girder fall from crane that killed four, injured 2

DHAKA, Bangladesh - As workers were working on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project on the Dhaka-Mymensingh route near Uttara ...


Independence Day: Pakistan celebrates 75th year of independence with zeal, fervor

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistanis celebrated the country's diamond jubilee with traditional zeal and enthusiasm on Sunday, with commemorative ceremonies held ...


COAS Qamar Bajwa highlights deep-rooted UK-Pakistan ties at Sandhurst

SANDHURST, UK - General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), was the chief guest at the passing-out ...


China, Nepal to build rail, communications network across Himalayas

BEIJING, China: Following a meeting between their foreign ministers, China and Nepal have agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity ...


Heatwave continues in China as temperatures exceed 40C

BEIJING, China: Several regions in China experienced temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, including the major southwestern city of Chongqing.The country's ...


Jailed Australian economist, Sean Turnell, pleads not guilty in Myanmar trial

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Sean Turnell, an Australian academic and economic adviser to Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, detained ...


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