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Rally In Baku Calls For Release Of Political Prisoners

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of the Azerbaijani capital to call for the release of a jailed anticorruption blogger ...

Taliban refute peace talks with US in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 19(ANI): The Taliban on Saturday refuted reports about their joining the second round of meeting with officials ...

Zabul: Residents call on Taliban to join peace

Zabul [Afghanistan], Jan 19 (ANI): Residents of Zabul province on Friday called on Taliban to join peace talks with the ...

Maldives's debt to China creates difficulties for Solih

Amsterdam [Netherlands], Jan 19 (ANI): The Maldives incurred huge debts under the regime of former president Abdulla Yameen, which has ...

Taliban Denies Being Ready To Resume Afghan Peace Talks

The Taliban has denied reports that it is prepared to resume talks with U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad on ending ...

U.S. Peace Envoy In Pakistan After Talks In Kabul

U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has held talks with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan and other officials amid renewed efforts ...

Time for Iran-US Talks, Former Deputy FM Argues

A former senior diplomat says he believes its time for high-level talks between Iran and the US on a bilateral ...

Trump lashes out at Pelosi for planning trips amid shutdown

Washington [USA], Jan 18(ANI): President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for planning an official ...

Peace Not so fast, many Armenians and Azerbaijanis say

News that Armenia and Azerbaijan had made a small step toward peace was welcomed by observers as a rare sign ...

Khalilzad Briefs Pakistani PM On Afghan Peace Efforts

U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad met with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmud Qureshi in Islamabad on January 18 to brief ...

Avalanches Claim Five Lives In Tajikistan

DUSHANBE -- At least five people have been killed in snow avalanches in Tajikistan this week, officials said. Emergencies Committee ...

Iran Says Seeks to Deepen Military Ties with Azerbaijan

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the Islamic Republic is resolved to strengthen ...

Anti-China Protesters Fined In Kyrgyzstan

BISHKEK -- Demonstrators who protested against Beijing's policies towards the indigenous Muslim peoples of China's northwestern Xinjiang region have been ...

UN chief hails commitment to Karabakh conflict

PanARMENIAN.Net - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement on Thursday, January 17 that he welcomes the meeting ...

PM Modi meets foreign dignitaries ahead of 9th Vibrant Gujarat Summit

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): Trade, economic ties, healthcare were the major issues discussed in the meeting held between ...

Trump cancels Speaker Pelosi's travel amid shutdown feud

Washington DC [USA], Jan 18 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Thursday hit back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, ...

Killers of Star Kazakh Skater Get 18 Years in Prison

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN Kazakhstan sentenced two men accused of killing celebrated Olympic figure skater Denis Ten to 18 years in a ...

Pilot Killed In Helicopter Crash In Almaty

A helicopter has crashed in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, killing a pilot, officials say. The Eurocopter EC-130 chopper fell on ...

Afghanistan's Ghani Thanks Pakistan For Help With Taliban Talks

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked Pakistan on January 17 for its help in advancing peace talks with the Taliban amid ...

Kazakhstan: Killers of Olympic skater get 18 years in prison

A court in Kazakhstan has sentenced two killers of Olympic bronze medal-winning ice skater Denis Ten to 18 years in ...

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Canadian student on jet had to be handcuffed after indecent assaults

ADELAIDE, Australia - A Canadian man had to be restrained and handcuffed on a flight from Hong Kong to Australia ...

Stocks in Asia on the move on back of Wall Street Journal report

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets rallied on Friday following the publication of a positive report by a newspaper close ...

U.S., U.K. lead first joint naval drills in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - As part of Washington's pressure campaign against China's militarization of the man-made islands it has constructed in ...

Tesla to cut 7% of workforce amid tough profit outlook

Elon Musk's electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors announced Friday it was cutting its workforce by about seven percent in a ...

Maldives's debt to China creates difficulties for Solih

Amsterdam [Netherlands], Jan 19 (ANI): The Maldives incurred huge debts under the regime of former president Abdulla Yameen, which has ...

Lao Protest Villager Freed, 10 Still Held

Lao authorities have released a villager held since 2017 with a group arrested for protesting the loss of land awarded ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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