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Republic of Barbados elects woman as first president

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Prior to becoming a republic and removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, Barbados has elected ...

Polish controversy as officials say EU laws violate constitution

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A Brussels summit of 27 European Union member states is being overshadowed by a dispute with Poland about ...

88% of Montana Republican lawmakers questioning 2020 election results

HELENA, Montana - Republican lawmakers in Montana want to investigate the 2020 election. Some are concerned this could weaken trust ...

Covid pandemic will not end before 2022, says WHO

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that the COVID-19 pandemic will "go on for a year longer ...

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 ...

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, ...

British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...

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 ...

Junta re-arrests 110 prisoners hours after releasing them in Yangon

YANGON, Myanmar - According to a rights group reporting the plight of Myanmar's political prisoners, at least 110 of the ...

Vatican app 'Click to Pray' allows faithful 'to connect with church'

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican has announced that it will relaunch the Click to Pray app on 1st November, to enable ...

PDM plans country-wide protest on Friday in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) began a 15-day country-wide protest against increasing costs of petroleum products and ...

Students of Kashmir varsities booked for celebrating Pak's victory against India in T20 WC

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 26 (ANI): An FIR was registered against a few students of Government Medical College ...

T20 WC: Afghanistan will not be complacent despite win over Scotland, says pacer Naveen

Sharjah [UAE], October 26 (ANI): Afghanistan will not get complacent despite their huge win over Scotland in Group 2 of ...

German court sentences IS bride to 10 years in prison over war crime

Munich [Germany], October 26 (ANI): A German woman who had joined the Islamic State group in 2013, was sentenced to ...

Food prices surge for third consecutive year in Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], October 26 (ANI): Food prices that began to surge in 2018 continues to shoot higher even in 2021 ...

T20 WC: Sanjay Raut claims Pak's victory celebrated in Kashmir amid anti-India slogans, asks Centre to take it 'seriously'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 26 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Tuesday tweeted a purported video, claiming that the ...

Centre is misusing NCB: Nana Patole

New Delhi [India], October 26 (ANI): Maharashtra Congress President Nana Patole has accused the BJP-led Centre of misusing Narcotics Control ...

Decades of violence by Pak killed thousands in Kashmir

New Delhi [India], October 25 (ANI): The recent killings in Jammu and Kashmir have served as a reminder of how ...

J-K has come a long way from Pak invasion in 1947

New Delhi [India], October 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir has come a long way from Pakistan's invasion in 1947 in ...

Australia sets 2050 net-zero emissions target ahead of COP26

Brisbane [Australia], October 26 (ANI): Australia on Tuesday set 2050 net-zero emissions target in the run-up to the UN Climate ...

T20 WC: Need to take defeat against Afghanistan in our stride, says Scotland captain Coetzer

Sharjah [UAE], October 26 (ANI): After suffering a 130-run defeat against Afghanistan in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Scotland ...

Kohli handled defeat against Pak with so much grace, says Sana Mir

Dubai [UAE], October 26 (ANI): Former Pakistan women's skipper Sana Mir reckons that the Babar Azam-led side's emphatic victory over ...

Implementation of SDGs is 'whole of society' effort, says Tirumurti

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 26 (ANI): India's Permanent Representative to United Nations TS Tirumurti has said that the implementation ...

China hopes Taliban will unite all ethnic groups, protect women rights

Doha [Qatar], October 26 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday met with Taliban's deputy Prime Minister Mullah Abdul ...

US' Kerry to visit London for talks with Chinese counterparts on climate change

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): US special representative for climate, John Kerry, will meet his Chinese counterparts in London on ...

Chinese FM meets with acting deputy PM of Afghan Taliban's interim gov't

© Provided by Xinhua China promises to continue to provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, and work with the international community ...

UN voices grave concern over escalation of hostilities in northern Ethiopia

New York [US], October 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations remains extremely concerned about the continued escalation of hostilities in northern ...

Mideast in Pictures: United Nations Day marked in Lebanon

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Punjab: Army officer arrested for espionage, sent to 4-day police remand

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], October 26 (ANI): A serving Army's IT cell officer was on Sunday sent to a four-day police ...

World knows Afghanistan have good spinners like Rashid, Mujeeb: Mohammad Nabi

Sharjah [UAE], October 26 (ANI): Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi lavish praises on Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan following their ...

Taliban deputy PM Baradar meets UNDP director in Doha, seeks help

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 26 (ANI): Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban-announced interim government's acting Deputy Prime Minister, met United Nations ...

Chinese FM to meet Taliban's top leaders in Doha

Beijing [China], October 25 (ANI): Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, during his upcoming visit to Doha, will ...

Palestine to appeal to UN agencies, int'l courts over Israeli settlement issue

Ramallah [Palestine] October 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Palestine has decided to appeal to United Nations (UN) agencies and international courts to stop ...

Maryam takes dig at Pak PM over his old remarks on Nawaz Sharif performing Umrah trip

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 25 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president ...

Only Muslim player is being targeted on social media, says Owaisi

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 25 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Cheif Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that the only ...

Gujarat: BSF constable held for passing sensitive information to Pakistan

Kutch (Gujarat) [India], October 25 (ANI): The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Monday arrested a Border Security Force (BSF) constable ...

UK PM Johnson discusses Afghanistan, Iran with Russian President Putin

London [UK], October 25 (ANI): Ahead of the COP26 Summit, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson held a telephonic conversation with ...

T20 WC: Mujeeb's fifer, Rashid's four-fer help Afghanistan thrash Scotland by 130 runs

Sharjah [UAE], October 25 (ANI): Mujeeb Ur Rahman stole the show with his fifer as Afghanistan thrashed Scotland by 130 ...

Pak PM meets US special envoy John Kerry, discusses issues concerning Afghanistan

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], October 25 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry ...

Pakistan have come to T20 WC full of confidence: Kane Williamson

Sharjah [UAE], October 25 (ANI): New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson said the Pakistan team has come to the T20 World ...

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Republic of Barbados elects woman as first president

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Prior to becoming a republic and removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, Barbados has elected ...

T20 WC: Windies 'dangerous team', cannot underestimate them, says Rabada

Dubai [UAE], October 26 (ANI): South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has insisted there is no point dwelling on his ...

Fuel shortages in Haiti put lives of children, women at risk, UNICEF warns

Port-au-Prince [Haiti], October 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Hundreds of women and children in Haiti are at risk of dying if the fuel ...

T20 WC: Very important for West Indies to forget game against England, says Pollard

Dubai [UAE], October 24 (ANI): Skipper Kieron Pollard has urged West Indies to forget their dismal batting display against England ...

Two cargo ships collide in Turkey's Marmara Sea

Ankara [Turkey], October 24 (ANI/Xinhua): Two foreign-flagged cargo ships collided on Sunday in the Marmara Sea, off Turkey's northwestern Canakkale ...

T20 WC: Moeen's spell against Windies set the tone for us, says Adil Rashid

Dubai [UAE], October 24 (ANI): England spinner Adil Rashid hailed Moeen Ali for giving a match-winning performance against West Indies ...

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