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U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

500,000 families in Lebanon to receive monthly cash payments

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Lebanon's new government said Thursday it will provide U.S. dollar payments to hundreds of thousands of poor families, ...

Donbas Vote Seen As Key Element In The Kremlin's Election Effort

There are few indications on the streets of Russian cities that the country is holding parliamentary elections.There's the occasional billboard ...

Pakistan reports over 2,928 fresh cases ofCOVID-19

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 17 (ANI): Pakistan reported 2,928 fresh cases of COVID-19 after 57,626 tests were conducted across the country ...

RT FILM ABOUT AFGHANISTAN, RUPTLY AGENCY ARE NOMINATED FOR AIB AWARDS

MOSCOW, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 - RUPTLY, RT's sister multi-media agency, and the RT Documentary film about women serving on Afghanistan's ...

China officially applies to join Asia-Pacific free-trade pact

The world's second-largest economy, China, has filed an application to enter the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), ...

The Week In Russia: The Vote And The Virus 

Welcome to The Week In Russia.I'm Steve Gutterman, the editor of RFE/RL's Russia Desk.Every Friday, I dissect the key developments ...

South Africa's troubled power utility is being reset: CEO sets out how

Eskom, South Africa's state-owned power utility, is facing a litany of challenges. The Conversation Africa asked Professor Anton Eberhard, director ...

SCO to play active role in achieving peace in Afghanistan

Almaty [Kazakhstan], September 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is able to play an active role in achieving peace ...

China, Pakistan in rush to exploit weakening Afghan economy

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): China and Pakistan are in rush to exploit the Afghan economy as both have announced ...

China brings astronauts back, advances closer to "space station era"

© Provided by Xinhua China has always stood for international space cooperation based on equality and mutual benefit, peaceful utilization ...

'Challenges faced by SCO is due to radicalisation'

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Highlighting the threats posed by the rising radicalisation in the region, Prime Minister Narendra ...

Delhi Police: Conference underway with fourteen intelligenc

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): A conference is underway between Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana along with fourteen intelligence ...

India signs mutual legal assistance treaty with Belgium

Brussels [Belgium], September 17 (ANI): India signed an agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters with Belgium on Thursday ...

Afghanistan on brink of economic collapse

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): Afghanistan's already weak economy has taken a nosedive after the Taliban's takeover of Kabul last ...

Petrol, Diesel price hike by Pakistani Rs 5

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 17 (ANI): Pakistan's opposition parties on Thursday slammed the government over the increase in fuel prices. Pakistan ...

Taliban should be given time: Pak Minister

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 17 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said the Taliban should be given time to ...

UN refugee agency appeals for urgent support for Afghans

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, appealed for "urgent and sustained" support for Afghans ...

Empress Earth conducts Global Pageant Awards

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI/ATK): A leading organisation working for planet conservation, Empress Earth conducted its first virtual edition ...

Pakistani forces kill two terrorists in North Waziristan

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 17 (ANI): Pakistani security forces killed two terrorists in the tribal area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's North Waziristan district ...

'Surprised by Blinken's remarks on reassessing ties'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 17 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office on Thursday expressed "surprise" over US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's remarks ...

Shootout at funeral ceremony in Pakistan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], September 17 (ANI): As many as eight people were killed and 15 more got injured in a ...

Asia Album: Daily life in Kabul one month after Taliban takeover

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- One month after the Taliban takeover of the capital Kabul in ...

US approves USD 500mn military sale to Saudi Arabia

Washington DC [US], September 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Department of State has approved a possible USD 500 million sale to ...

Forge stronger SCO partnership amid growing global uncertainties

© Provided by Xinhua Under the guidance of the Shanghai Spirit, a bedrock principle of the bloc, the SCO countries ...

MP: Villagers of Ladhpura Khas are enthusiastic over nomina

Niwari (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 17 (ANI): Villagers of Ladhpura Khas in Madhya Pradesh are ecstatic after their village was ...

Afghanistan refugee crisis threatens to prolong

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): With Pakistan playing the ball with the Taliban, the refugee crisis in Afghanistan post-Taliban threatens ...

Khalilzad says Ghani's fleeing ruined last-minute deal

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said on Thursday that Former president Ashraf ...

A look back at PM Modi's governance initiatives

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns 71 on Friday and the BJP has drawn plans ...

Jaishankar meets his Uzbek counterpart Kamilov

Dushanbe [Tajikistan], September 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov on the sidelines of ...

France cancels US gala over Australian submarine deal

Paris [France], September 17 (ANI): Expressing fury over the Australian submarine deal, France on Thursday (local time) cancelled a gala ...

US senators urge Blinken to designate Taliban as terrorist

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): In a letter, a group of four US senators urged Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

US strongest, most effective when work together with friend

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): The House Foreign Affairs Committee which is responsible for foreign policy legislation and oversight on ...

S Jaishankar, Wang Yi discuss disengagement at SCO

Dushanbe [Tajikistan], September 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on early Friday met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on ...

Pak-organised terrorists were planning to cause economic da

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Pakistan-organised terror module earlier busted by the Delhi Police was planning to cause economic ...

USMNT drops out of top 10 in world rankings; L.A. opens 2026 bid

The U.S. Men's National team fell out of the top 10 in the newest FIFA world rankings, released Thursday. The ...

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First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

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