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Shanghai Beijing say life returning to normal after Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: As Shanghai reports no new cases of Covid for the first time in two months, Shanghai's top communist ...

To counter Chinese, US, Japan, Australia, UK create Pacific group

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has reported that the U.S., Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the UK have created an ...

U.S. Armed Services Committee backs Biden's record defense budget

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee has backed President Joe Biden's proposal to increase spending for ...

Pay dispute forces British Airways' staff to OK strike vote

LONDON, England: British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport has voted to strike due to pay disputes. Amidst an already ...

UK offers to help Ukraine clear mines, export grain

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said this week that in order to move millions of tonnes of grain ...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi moved to military junta in country's capital

YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar's military authorities have transferred deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a prison in the capital Naypyitaw ...

Moslem protesters in Maldives disrupt International Day of Yoga event

MALDIVES, Male: Police used tear gas and pepper spray this week to control a crowd who disrupted a yoga event ...

S. Korea send satellite into orbit on successful rocket launch

SEOUL, South Korea: After a first test launch failed last year, this week officials said South Korea's second test launch ...

US Senate to vote on bipartisan law to cap insulin at $35 per month

WASHINGTON D.C.: Bipartisan legislation aimed at lowering U.S. insulin costs will be put to a vote on the Senate floor ...

UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...

Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...

Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...

Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...

U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...

661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...

Miranda Rights Endure Despite US Supreme Court Ruling

Washington - It is a mantra that fans of American cop shows around the world can recite by heart.'You have ...

US to provide nearly USD 55 million humanitarian aid to quake-hit Afghanistan

Washington [US], June 29 (ANI): The United States would provide nearly USD 55 million in immediate humanitarian assistance to the ...

Driving alone helps Putin Ukrainian MP

The head of the Kiev parliament's energy committee urged citizens to consume petrol responsiblyDriving alone is not a smart way ...

Drug lab busted at nuke-hosting NATO base

Belgian police has raided an illegal drug lab at the Kleine-Brogel airbaseBelgian law enforcement has busted an illegal drug lab ...

Oxfam condemns G7 for leaving millions to starve

Global aid group Oxfam has eviscerated the G7 countries for pledging a pittance to fight the global food crisisThe G7 ...

UN Security Council debates Ukraine crisis

In unusual move, Ukrainian president Zelensky joined via video linkRussia does not target civilians in Ukraine and did not strike ...

Freeform's 'AZNBBGRL' drama unveils breakthrough cast for teen drama set

Washington [US], June 29 (ANI): The cast of 'AZNBBGRL,' a forthcoming coming-of-age show from Freeform and 20th Television, was made ...

Report: USMNT GK Zack Steffen secures club transfer

In a move that could help him secure a spot as the starting goalkeeper for the United States Men's National ...

China mocks G7

With the eyes of the world on the G7, Beijing reminded the West that it's outnumbered by its competitorsAmid high-profile ...

US Accuses 5 Firms in China of Supporting Russia's Military

Washington - President Joe Biden's administration added five companies in China to a trade blacklist on Tuesday for allegedly supporting ...

DIFC launches region's first Open Finance Lab

DUBAI, 28th June, 2022 (WAM) -- Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, ...

Will Pakistan live up to its commitments to FATF?

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 29 (ANI): Sentencing the Lashkar-e-Taiba's founder Hafiz Saeed and Sajid Mir to jail is the biggest progress ...

US government split on Ukraine's chances against Russia CNN

White House officials reportedly believe Kiev should redefine what it would consider victory against RussiaSome members of the US government ...

More Than 100 Slayings in Syria Camp Since January 2021, UN Says

Geneva, Switzerland - More than 100 people, including many women, have been murdered in a Syrian camp in just 18 ...

Turkey seeks to mend ties with regional heavyweights amid economic woes

© Provided by Xinhua by Burak AkinciANKARA, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Liquidity challenges and "worst economic woes in two decades" ...

Report: Dodgers' Freddie Freeman fires agents

Los Angeles star Freddie Freeman, unhappy with how negotiations played out with his former team, has fired the agency that ...

Ind vs Ire: Men in Blue survive Irish scare, capture series after thrilling four-run win in final T20I

Dublin [Ireland], June 29 (ANI): Top knocks from captain Andrew Balbirnie (60), Paul Stirling (40) and Harry Tector (39) went ...

Agastya Jaiswal first Indian to complete intermediate in two streams, BiPc and CEC

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 29 (ANI): Agastya Jaiswal has become the first boy in India to complete his intermediate (12th ...

UN: More Than 300,000 Civilians Killed in 10 Years of Syrian War

GENEVA - More than 300,000 civilians were killed in Syria between March 1, 2011, when that country's civil war began, ...

Bangladesh Jails Critics of Landmark Bridge Project

Police in Bangladesh have arrested two men over their social media posts criticizing a new multibillion dollar bridge that has ...

Why Has China Increased Military Flights off Taiwan Coast

taipei, taiwan - China has increased the number of military flights into Taiwan's air defense identification zone at sea. Analysts ...

Bryce Harper's MVP odds plummet following surgery news

Bryce Harper's odds of claiming a second consecutive National League MVP award took a major hit following news Tuesday that ...

G7 agrees to confront Beijing's 'non-transparent, market distorting' practices

Schloss Elmau [Germany], June 28 (ANI): In a unified approach in confronting China's unfair economic practices, the Group of Seven ...

Chinese records of sovereignty over Tibet baseless

Lhasa [Tibet], June 28 (ANI): Tibet has never been a part of China historically, according to the pre-1949 official records ...

US Senator blames Imran Khan for strained Washington-Islamabad relations

New York [US], June 28 (ANI): US Senate Majority Leader Charles E Schumer on Tuesday blamed former prime minister Imran ...

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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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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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