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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 ...

In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Bomb blasts rocked Mandalay municipal and tax offices

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Monday, five bomb blasts targeted the junta's administrative machinery, the Mandalay city development office, and four ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Hindus in Bangladesh must be protected says United Nations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United Nations has called for a stop to religiously motivated violence against minorities and an independent ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

Centre issues notification for setting up of 7 mega integrated textile parks

New Delhi [India], October 23 (ANI): The Ministry of Textiles on Thursday issued a notification for setting up of 7 ...

Tibetan activists, supporters join Global Climate Strike to raise awareness on Tibet's climate crisis

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], October 23 (ANI): Tibetan activists and supporters in Dharamshala on Friday joined the Global Climate Strike ...

COP26 should be the COP of action, implementation, says Bhupender Yadav

New Delhi [India], October 23 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav held a bilateral meeting ...

RAW should investigate Captain's friend Aroosa Alam's ISI links: Punjab Dy CM Randhawa

New Delhi [India], October 23 (ANI): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Saturday said that Research and Analysis ...

Over 40 nations chide China at UN for atrocities in Xinjiang

New York [US], October 23 (ANI): Over 40 Western countries have criticised China at the United Nations over the ongoing ...

Blinken, UN Chief discuss situation in Afghanistan, Ethiopia

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony J Blinken and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday ...

National Amrita Haat serve as Medium of 'Economic Independence' for women self-help groups

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 23 (ANI): National Amrita Haat in Jaipur's serves as a platform to provide a marketplace for ...

Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike in Syria

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI): The US military conducted an airstrike that killed senior al-Qaeda leader Abdul Hamid al-Matar in ...

Amarinder Singh, Punjab Dy CM exchange barbs over probe into Captain's friend Aroosa Alam's 'ISI link'

New Delhi [India], October 23 (ANI): As the war of words with former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh continues, ...

US to hand over 3 island-class patrol boats to Ukraine in November

Washington [US], October 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The US will send to Ukraine three Island-class patrol boats in November, Ukrainian Ambassador to ...

3 Pak policemen killed, several injured in clashes with banned Islamist group in Lahore

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 23 (ANI): At least three Pakistani policemen were killed and several others suffered injuries in clashes with ...

Pak journalist faces ire of ministers for criticism of Imran Khan government

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 23 (ANI): Pakistani journalist Asma Shirazi's comments concerning Prime Minister Imran Khan and the state of the ...

'Big disappointment' over lack of Syria constitution agreement

The process of drafting a new constitution for Syria has been "a big disappointment" UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir ...

EVP Timmermans meets Jaishankar, discusses Afghanistan, climate action challenges

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar met European Commission Executive-Vice President (EVP) for the ...

October 22 observed as 'Black Day' against Pakistan's invasion of J-K

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 22 (ANI): A "Black Day" observance programme was organised in Srinagar today by the ...

US lawmaker introduces articles of impeachment on Biden for abusing power to aid his son

Washington [US], October 22 (ANI/Sputnik): US Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene on Friday introduced articles of impeachment against President Joe ...

Amarinder hits back at Randhawa, says Aroosa Alam had been coming to India for 16 years with govt permission

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 22 (ANI): Hitting back at Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa over his remarks concerning ...

Pakistan opposition launches protest against inflation in various cities today

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 22 (ANI): Swarming the streets of Pakistan, opposition parties on Friday demonstrated in various cities across the ...

Imran Khan to visit Saudi to attend launching ceremony of Middle East Green Initiative Summit

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 22 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will be on a 3-day visit to Saudi Arabia that ...

T20 WC: Facing India, Pak in Group 2 will be great experience for Namibia, says coach De Bruyn

Sharjah [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Namibia coach Pierre de Bruyn said facing teams like India, Pakistan and New Zealand in ...

Egypt launches 1st int'l art exhibition at Giza Pyramids

© Provided by Xinhua "In 'Forever Is Now' exhibition, I believe 'Forever' refers to the Great Pyramids with their magnificence ...

Probe to ascertain if Amarinder's Pak friend has links with ISI: Punjab Deputy CM Randhawa

Jalandhar (Punjab) [India], October 22 (ANI): Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has said that the state government will ...

J-K: Sacrifices of Indian soldiers in repulsing Pak tribal invaders in October 1947 recalled at seminar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday attended a seminar ...

Pak PM's finance adviser leaves Washington after talks with IMF fail to reach conclusion

Washington [United States of America], October 22 (ANI): The adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Finance and Revenue ...

Foreign Secretary Shringla discusses defence cooperation, Afghanistan with UK CDS General Carter

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met with UK Chief of Defence Staff General Sir ...

Afghanistan's economy is imploding: UNDP

New York [US], October 22 (ANI): The United Nations has said that Afghanistan's economy is imploding, with all but three ...

T20 WC: Dhoni gives throwdowns to India batters as team gears up for Pakistan clash

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Former skipper and legendary wicket-keeper MS Dhoni on Friday provided throwdowns to India batters ahead ...

Kidnapping of Baloch members of assembly a sensitive issue, says Pakistan Peoples Party senator

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 22 (ANI): Senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party Senator Saleem Mandviwalla and Senator Taj Haider have called ...

Report highlights China's state-owned assets of natural resources

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- A report on China's state-owned natural resource assets and the management ...

'Will not engage in hypotheticals': Austin answers question on possible China attack on Taiwan

Brussels [Belgium], October 22 (ANI): Hours after US President Joe Biden vowed to defend Taiwan against China, US Secretary of ...

EAM Jaishankar meets UK counterpart, says will review progress on Roadmap 2030

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Friday met British foreign secretary Liz Truss ...

Haj 2022: Selection of pilgrims to be based on COVID-19 vaccination status, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the selection process of Haj pilgrims will be done ...

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