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Ignoring diplomats, Erdogan charts a risky one-man show foreign policy

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], October 25 (ANI): Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, failed to achieve positive results in his two ...


Blue Tigers victorious against Oman in AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers opener

Dubai [UAE], October 25 (ANI): India U-23 team defeated Oman 2-1 in their opening fixture of the AFC U-23 Asian ...


Asia Album: Go into displaced persons camp in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday it has been ...


Asia Album: Afghan farmers welcome apple harvest season

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- Afghan farmers welcome apple harvest season in Jalrez district of Wardak ...


Over 80 pc of voters participate in Uzbekistan's presidential election

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], October 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The turnout at the Sunday presidential election in Uzbekistan surpassed 80 percent, the country's Central ...


17 people killed in clash between Taliban, group of armed men in Herat

Herat [Afghanistan], October 25 (ANI): Over a dozen people were killed in a clash between the Taliban fighters and a ...


Taliban welcome Putin's plan to remove them from terrorists' list

Moscow [Russia], October 25 (ANI): Taliban have welcomed remarks by Russian President Vladimir Putin about the possibility to exclude the ...


Taliban not to participate in regional meeting on Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 25 (ANI): Taliban have said it will not be participating in an upcoming regional meeting on Afghanistan, ...


US chose calender-based approach for withdrawal from Afghanistan: Khalilzad

Washington [US], October 25 (ANI): The United States chose the calender-based approach in its decisions on the withdrawal of troops ...


US chose calender-base approach for withdrawal from Afghanistan: Khalilzad

Washington [US], October 25 (ANI): The United States chose the calender-based approach in its decisions on the withdrawal of troops ...


Al Qaeda's Ayman al-Zawahiri may still be in Afghanistan: Khalilzad

Washington [US], October 25 (ANI): The leader of al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, may still be in Afghanistan or in the neighbouring ...


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Mexico's richest man agrees to rebuild collapsed subway line

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: On Wednesday, telecom and construction magnate Carlos Slim, Mexico's richest person, reached an agreement with the Mexico ...

Canadian men pulled from waters by Sikhs who made rope from turbans

VICTORIA, British Columbia: A group of Sikh hikers in Canada used their unraveled turbans to rescue two men who fell ...

Poland sends 6,000 soldiers to Belarus border to stop flow of migrants

WARSAW, Poland: On Tuesday, the Polish Defense Ministry said it had increased the number of troops on its border with ...

US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

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Japanese stocks slide, elsewhere in Asia modest gains recorded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday. Shares in China Evergrande advanced on news the company ...

Despite pending mortgage rate increases, US home sales jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: Sales of previously occupied homes in the U.S. recovered in September to their highest level since January, with ...

US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since March 2020

WASHINGTON D.C.: The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 6,000 to 290,000 last week, the third straight ...

Biden weighs deploying National Guard to help with cargo at US ports

LOS ANGELES, California: The National Guard might be deployed to assist with the cargo log jam riddling the Los Angeles ...

Sinclair nationwide tv network shut down by ransomware attack

HUNT VALLEY, Maryland: An outage on 16th October that affected Sinclair Broadcast Group, which operates many local TV stations across ...

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Myanmar opposes plan to stop coup leader from ASEAN summit

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military government has slammed its Southeast Asian neighbors' decision to invite only a non-political representative to ...


Hindus in Bangladesh capital protest against communal violence

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Hindu community leaders, educators, students, and activists held a demonstration and a symbolic hunger strike in Dhaka ...


Ex-Judges demand Nepali CJ to quit to save judiciary's dignity

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Former Judges Forum-Nepal has issued a press statement demanding Chief Justice Cholendra Shumsher JB Rana, who has ...


US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...


In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...


Proud father, courageous kids celebrate on top of the world

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A combined ascent of Mt Everest by three members of a Sherpa family has been recognized by ...


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