Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

Dashboard: Vaccinating Eurasia - August

ARMENIAWho's eligible: Armenia has taken the rare step of offering the vaccine to anyone, including foreigners, without registration. On July ...

Africa can prevent Ethiopia from going down Rwanda's path: here's how

When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2019, I congratulated him in a public ...

Why spite could destroy liberal democracy

As communism imploded in 1989, the American political scientist Francis Fukuyama asked if liberal democracy was "the end of history", ...

Tirumurti encourages UNITAMS support to Sudan

In a UN statement, the Indian Ambassador to UN said: "The Security Council underscores the importance of the continued support ...

Wildfires blaze on in drought-hit Turkey as criticism grows

Firefighters using planes and helicopters, and locals with buckets of water, battled wildfires raging for a sixth day near southern ...

Pakistan: New restrictions to be imposed amid rising cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): Amid rising COVID-19 cases in Pakistan, new restrictions will be imposed in major cities from ...

Turkey battles wildfires for six days in coastal resorts

Istanbul [Turkey], August 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey has been battling wildfires that erupted in the southern and southwestern coastal resort towns ...

US expands Afghan refugee admissions by thousands

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): The Biden administration on Monday (local time) expanded access to refugee program for Afghans who ...

US Expands Eligibility for Afghan Refugee Resettlement

The United States announced Monday it is expanding eligibility for resettling refugees from Afghanistan who may be at risk of ...

Pakistan court extends bails of PLM-N leaders

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): A Pakistan court on Monday extended the bail granted to opposition leaders Shehbaz Sharif and ...

Farce elections in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

By Dr Misfar HassanLondon [UK], August 2 (ANI): The recent elections in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) are over now. How ...

Afghan team has arrived in Pakistan to probe abduction

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): A team from Afghanistan has arrived in Pakistan to investigate the abduction of the Afghan ...

The hydrogen hype is real, but is it justified

Hydrogen is quickly gaining ground in the global energy mix, but it still has a long way to go to ...

Ghani blames 'abrupt' US withdrawal for worsening security

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday blamed the country's deteriorating security on the US deciding ...

At An Extraordinary Olympics, Acts of Kindness Abound

TOKYO - A surfer jumping in to translate for the rival who'd just beaten him. High-jumping friends agreeing to share ...

Philippines opposes politicization of COVID-19 origins

© Provided by Xinhua "It is important that the world link arms to fight this. The problem is if we ...

Manpreet Vohra appointed as next High Commissioner to Nauru

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Manpreet Vohra, presently High Commissioner of India to Australia, has been concurrently accredited as ...

Afghan forces thwart Taliban's attempt to storm prison

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): The Afghan government forces have killed 38 members of the Taliban when they attempted to ...

Pak objects to Canadian minister's remark on Taliban

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): Pakistan has objected to remarks made by former Canadian minister Chris Alexander, highlighting the South ...

Italian Stuns in 100-Meter Sprint

Usain Bolt once tightly held on to the mantle of World's Fastest Man in his lightening quick sprints at multiple ...

'Arrested journalists 'collaborating' with Taliban, ISI'

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): Four Afghan journalists who were arrested in southern Kandahar province this week, were "collaborating" with ...

Pakistan records 4,858 new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): Pakistan has again registered a spike in COVID-19 cases as the country recorded 4,858 new ...

EU says will boycott Taliban if they gain power by force

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): Amid the unrelenting violence in Afghanistan by the Taliban, European Union has reiterated that if ...

Microland recognized as 'Finalist'

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India]/London [UK]/Atlanta (Georgia) [USA], August 2 (ANI/PRNewswire): Microland today announced it has been [named a finalist (runner-up) in ...

PTM organises car rally against Pak's proxy war

New York [US], August 2 (ANI): Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) held a rally against the illegal detention of Ali Wazir ...

Pressure is increasing on Israel to explain Pegasus ties

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], August 2 (ANI): Diplomatic pressure is increasing on the state of Israel to give convincing explanations ...

'India will back peace initiatives in Afghanistan'

New York [US], August 2 (ANI): India will always be a supporter of initiatives that can bring peace and stability ...

Pakistan 'watchful' as India assumes UNSC presidency

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 1 (ANI): As India assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for the ...

India hopes to keep spotlight on Secretary General's report

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], August 2 (ANI): As India assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council ...

Clashes continues in key areas of Afghanistan's Lashkargah

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 2 (ANI): As the situation in Afghanistan deteriorates with an increase in offensives by the Taliban, clashes ...

Olympic High-jump Friends Elect Double Gold Over Jump-off

TOKYO - The Italian high jumper leaped into his rival's arms, then belly-flopped onto the hard track, rolled around a ...

Amid COVID-19 surge, Islamabad imposes smart lockdown

Islamabad [Pakistan] August 2 (ANI): Pakistan on Sunday imposed a smart lockdown in various sectors of the capital due to ...

5 civilians killed in mortar attack in Afghanistan

Kandahar [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): At least five civilians were killed when a mortar shell struck a taxi in Afghanistan's ...

UK reports another 24,470 coronavirus cases

© Provided by Xinhua Discounted meals and cheaper cab rides will be offered to customers who get a COVID-19 jab, ...

254 Taliban killed, 97 injured in operations

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 2 (ANI): At least 254 Taliban were killed and 97 others wounded in operations conducted by the ...

Muslims in UP descendants of Lord Vishwakarma: BJP MP

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 1 (ANI): As Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh draw near, political rhetoric to persuade voters ...

'Taliban have become more cruel, have no wish for peace'

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 1 (ANI): Amid the unrelenting violence in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday said that in the ...

Protests Swell in France Over COVID Measures as Cases Rise

PARIS - After a slow start, the European Union has now overtaken the United States in vaccinating its citizens against ...

'Have capable, alert, and nimble diplomats team at UNSC'

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has placed trust in Indian diplomats as the country assumed ...

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NBA 2K League playoffs to feature in-person games

The 2021 NBA 2K League playoffs will take place in person for the first time since 2019. The league announced ...

QB Quinn Ewers skips senior year of HS to enroll at Ohio State

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Report: Luka Doncic to land 5-year, $202M extension

Luka Doncic is set to land a five-year, $202 million extension with the Dallas Mavericks after his run in the ...

Older adults are happier when space matches personality

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