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Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Over 1,000 migrants try to cross English Channel over two days

LONDON, England: The UK Home Office has said 40 small boats carrying 1,115 migrants crossed the English Channel over a ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

Fauci: US must not end cautions too quickly over Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief White House Medical Adviser, has said Americans should celebrate good news about declining COVID-19 ...

Black people 13 times more likely to be prosecuted over crack cocaine

Watching the gigantic logjam on Capitol Hill as Democrats attempt to pass both the infrastructure bill and a multitrillion-dollar social ...

UK archeologists uncover large debris field from WWII V-2 rocket

PLATT, England: The remains of a V2 rocket fired by Nazi Germany at London during World War II have been ...

Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...

After threatening mother, New York man remains in tree 3 days

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A Queens man, Roody Thomas, spent almost three days up a tree to avoid being ...

Following court ruling, EU worries Poland could exit

WARSAW, Poland: Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has set an unprecedented challenge to one of the European Union's (EU) core ...

Central Asian states forging ties with Taliban

The Taliban is getting many suitors lately. It is far from the "pariah" that the Biden Administration thought it was ...

Lost in Pacific was 'nice break' says Solomon Islands resident

HONIARA, Solomon Islands: Despite being lost at sea for 29 days, two men from the Solomon Islands, Livae Nanjikana and ...

US, China meeting of senior advisors sees lessening of tensions

ZURICH, Switzerland: A six-hour meeting between White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, in ...

$60,000 fine for Canadian woman feeding black bears

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Canada: A British Columbia woman bought 10 cases of apples, 50 pounds of carrots and dozens of ...

Giant sequoias burned by intense California wildfires

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Officials report that hundreds of giant sequoia trees could have been burned during intense wildfires that ...

Parents found guilty of bribing universities to admit their children

BOSTON, Massachusetts: A jury in Boston has convicted ex-casino chief Gamal Aziz and private equity firm founder John Wilson of ...

Sustainable transport draws path to global green development

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Displays of diversified versions of shared bikes with sustainable concepts, a ...

Sukhbir Singh condemns Taliban's forcibly entry into Afghanistan's Gurdwara, asks India to raise issue at Int'l forums

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], October 16 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Saturday condemned the forcibly entering ...

World leaders to address 4th International Solar Alliance General Assembly from October 18 to 21

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): The fourth General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), will be held virtually ...

Pakistan's new ISI chief's appointment to be notified on Oct 20: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 16 (ANI): The appointment of the new Director-General of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is expected to be ...

Countdown to Beijing 2022 | Chinese figure skaters hitting top form

© Provided by Xinhua Chinese skaters displayed good form at the 2021 Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy, a test event ...

Study suggests lower death risk linked to higher intake of fatty acid in nuts, seeds, plant oils

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A high intake of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found mainly in nuts, seeds, and plant oils, ...

UN chief urges Central African Republic conflict parties to respect ceasefire

New York [US], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on all parties to the conflict in the ...

India could win medals in tennis in 2028 and 2032 Olympics, says Yuki Bhambri

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Ace lawn tennis star Yuki Bhambri believes that India could win Olympic ...

Study examines neurons, hormones associated with overeating

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): Stuber Lab researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in 2019 had discovered ...

PSG.LGD reach Grand Final at International 10

PSG.LGD swept Team Secret 2-0 on Saturday to advance to the Grand Final at The International 10 in Bucharest, Romania. ...

US to send delegation to Southeast Asia to discuss Myanmar crisis

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States said it will send a delegation to Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia next ...

Have no idea regarding coach front, our goal is to win T20 World Cup: Kohli

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said that he along with head coach Ravi Shastri ...

Electricity to become more expensive in Pakistan as govt hikes power tariff

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 16 (ANI): Pakistani government on Friday increased the base power tariff by Pakistani Rs 1.39 per unit ...

T20 WC: Ashwin rewarded for reviving his white-ball skills, says Kohli

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said that Ravichandran Ashwin was included in the team's ...

T20 WC: Dhoni as mentor will boost morale of the team further, says Kohli

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday said that having MS Dhoni as the mentor for ...

Will meet Amit Shah, says Sharad Pawar on extension of BSF's operational jurisdiction

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 16 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party chief, Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that he will be meeting ...

MoS Muraleedharan to visit Sudan, S. Sudan next week

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan will embark on a two-nation ...

India-Pakistan rivalry always brings tidal wave of emotions, says Ajit Agarkar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 16 (ANI): Former Indian pacer Ajit Agarkar called the India-Pakistan match the 'most anticipated' clash in ...

Study finds sleep loss does not impact ability to assess emotional information

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A new study has shown loss of sleep does not interfere with our ability to ...

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Delta variant blamed for 300,000 jump in August unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C.: A recently released report has detailed how the August surge of the Covid Delta variant saw record numbers ...

White House in push to build wind farms in Atlantic, Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of Interior Deborah Haaland has announced that the U.S. government will auction lease agreements for seven ...

Property prices in Ireland increase to 10 year high

DUBLIN, Ireland: Property prices in Ireland are increasing at double digit rates for the first time in a decade.Since August, ...

World stocks on. the boil, Nasdaq rallies 74 points

NEW YORK, New York - Demand for bank stocks and higher-than-expected retail sales bolstered Wall Street on Friday."The economy continues ...

Walgreens to close tenth San Francisco store after shoplifting spree

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Five more Walgreens stores in San Francisco face closures next month because of organized retail theft, which ...

In Washington speech, JPMorgan chief Dimon calls Bitcoin 'worthless'

WASHINGTON D.C.: Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan, described bitcoin as "worthless" and said governments will soon regulate digital currency, ...

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