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Ireland census shows 5.1 million population, highest since 1841

DUBLIN, Ireland: With a population of 5,123,536, Ireland's population has reached its highest number since 1841, four years before the ...

China keeps up with demand for power during ongoing heat wave

BEIJING, China: Amidst warmer-than-normal weather, power consumption surged in the Chinese provinces north of the Yangtze river, with regions such ...

Judge-lawyer audio discussing bribe leaked in Nepal: Probe committee formed

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A three-member investigation committee has been formed to investigate an audio recording of a Kathmandu District Court ...

UK government pledges action after inflation rises 9.1% in May

LONDON, England: Surging food prices in the UK pushed consumer price inflation to 9.1 percent last month, a 40-year record ...

Ireland prepared to intervene if fuel prices rise too high: Varadkar

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland could intervene to bring down the cost of fuel if prices rise too high, according to Tanaiste ...

Report: UK property prices rise slowest since January

LONDON, England: Prices for British homes this month rose at the slowest rate since January, as the cost of living ...

Japan court says constitution does not protect same-sex couples

TOKYO Ruling that the country's ban on same-sex marriages does not violate the constitution, a Japanese court rejected a demand ...

Russian gas cut off causes EU to return to coal power

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Amidst Europe's response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine and subsequent reduction of the deliveries of Russian gas, Germany, ...

UK Armed Forces Chief: British must be capable of fighting in Europe

LONDON, England: UK General Patrick Sanders, the new Chief of the General Staff, has told troops that Britain must be ...

50-year-old leader of military's proxy party shot dead in Pindaya Township

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to local sources, the vice-chair of a local branch of the Union Solidarity and Development ...

Vietnam environmental activist facing prison term after arrest

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has called upon Vietnam to release environmental advocate Nguy Thi Khanh, adding that the ...

In final Warren Buffett charity lunch, $19 million raised

San Francisco, California: A $19 million bid has won a charity auction for the opportunity to dine with financier Warren ...

Roads submerged, airport closed: Sunamganj cut off from rest of the country

SYLHET, Bangladesh - The worst flooding in years forced authorities to close MAG Osmani International Airport in Sylhet and educational ...

Political prisoner couple's newborn dies in Myanmar jail due to delayed medical help

YANGON, Myanmar - According to a close friend, the infant son of a 24-year-old woman imprisoned in Yangon's Insein Prison ...

Natural disasters escalate in Nepal, deaths in 2022 now total 73

KATHMANDU, Nepal - This year, disaster-related incidents have claimed the lives of 73 people. Lightning is the cause of the ...

Pak police female constable raped by colleague

Dadu [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Amid an alarming rise in sexual assault cases against women in Pakistan, another incident came ...

India sends next shipment of 3000 MT of wheat to Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): In a humanitarian effort to aid Afghanistan, India has sent the next shipment of ...

Accused of manipulating polls, former Pak Army offical calls Imran Khan 'compulsive liar'

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Former Pakistani Army officer Brigadier (Retd) Muzaffar Ali Ranjha lashed out at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) ...

Reports: LAFC finalizing deal with Welsh star Gareth Bale

Los Angeles FC are finalizing a deal with Welsh superstar Gareth Bale, multiple outlets reported Saturday. The 32-year-old forward will ...

Ukraine accuses Russia of dragging Belarus into war

Kyiv [Ukraine], June 25 (ANI): Ukraine accused Russia of dragging Belarus into the ongoing war in Kyiv, after reports that ...

Pakistan pharma association seeks withdrawal of taxes on raw materials, warns of medicine shortage

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) on Friday called upon the Pakistan government to abolish ...

Imran Khan challenges National Accountability Bureau ordinance in Pak's top court

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday approached the country's top court to challenge ...

Dozens of foreign fighters killed in Donbass strike Russia

Moscow says the troops were stationed inside a zinc factoryRussian aircraft have struck a zinc factory in Donbass, killing dozens ...

Google to donate Pixel phones to Ukraine, Afghanistan refugees

Washington [US], June 25 (ANI): Google CEO Sundar Pichai has made a big announcement to donate 30,000 Pixel phones to ...

Uzbekistan delivers 74 tons of humanitarian aid to quake-hit Afghanistan

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], June 25 (ANI): Uzbekistan sent 74 tons of humanitarian aid to neighbouring Afghanistan in order to address the ...

Talks On Reviving Stalled Iranian Nuclear Deal To Resume

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal will resume ...

NATO predicts how Ukraine conflict will end

The head of the alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, says peace negotiations will ultimately bring an end to the conflictThe conflict between ...

EU buying more Russian oil Bloomberg

Deliveries are reportedly at the highest level in two months despite an EU embargoEurope has increased the amount of crude ...

Kremlin reacts to Ukraine's EU-candidate status

?Those are internal European affairs,? Russian presidential spokesman insistsIt's the business of Brussels to decide on whom to grant EU-candidate ...

'It will be a very different America,' says Bill Maher on U.S. Supreme Court's abortion verdict

Washington [US], June 25 (ANI): Bill Maher took time out during his latest episode on HBO's Real Time to address ...

CPI-M MP writes to Civil Aviation Minister regarding flight price hike

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Rajya Sabha MP from Kerala wrote a letter ...

HRC to convene urgent debate on rights situation of women in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 25 (ANI): The Human Rights Council (HRC) is set to convene an urgent debate on July 1 ...

Hong Kong's ranks slide in new human rights survey

Hong Kong, June 25 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that the human rights situation in the city has deteriorated ...

Romanian Port Struggles to Handle Flow of Ukrainian Grain

CONSTANTA, ROMANIA - With Ukraine's seaports blockaded or captured by Russian forces, neighboring Romania's Black Sea port of Constanta has ...

Ukrainian forces withdrawing from Severodonetsk

Kyiv [Ukraine], June 25 (ANI): Following months of gruelling and bloody fighting, Ukrainian forces have started withdrawing from Severodonetsk, one ...

In Major Security Shake-Up, Iran Replaces IRGC Intelligence Chief

Hossein Taeb, a hard-line cleric, was the intelligence chief of Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the elite branch ...

US banks ask Washington for Russia sanctions workaround media

A swaps panel has urged the US Treasury to temporarily allow trading in Russian assetsA group of 13 banks and ...

Europe buying more Russian oil Bloomberg

Deliveries are reportedly at the highest level in two months despite an EU embargoEurope has increased the amount of crude ...

German economy minister reveals extent of gas crisis

The natural gas shortage is hitting Germany harder than the 1973 oil shock, Economy Minister Robert Habeck saysGermany is facing ...

Pakistan risks losing GSP status as EU looks to prepare draft report

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): As the European Union (EU) looks to prepare a draft report on GSP status, Pakistan ...

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US businesses raise possible US-Taiwan free trade agreement

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan has recommended that the United States "urgently" initiate talks with Taiwan ...

Ireland census shows 5.1 million population, highest since 1841

DUBLIN, Ireland: With a population of 5,123,536, Ireland's population has reached its highest number since 1841, four years before the ...

China keeps up with demand for power during ongoing heat wave

BEIJING, China: Amidst warmer-than-normal weather, power consumption surged in the Chinese provinces north of the Yangtze river, with regions such ...

Judge-lawyer audio discussing bribe leaked in Nepal: Probe committee formed

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A three-member investigation committee has been formed to investigate an audio recording of a Kathmandu District Court ...

UK government pledges action after inflation rises 9.1% in May

LONDON, England: Surging food prices in the UK pushed consumer price inflation to 9.1 percent last month, a 40-year record ...

Ireland prepared to intervene if fuel prices rise too high: Varadkar

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland could intervene to bring down the cost of fuel if prices rise too high, according to Tanaiste ...

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