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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) ...

Saudi Foreign Minister to arrive in India today

New Delhi [India] September 18 (ANI): Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud will arrive in India ...

Jaishankar discusses development in Indo Pacific, Afg

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held a discussion on the recent development in the ...

Minor girl abducted, raped in Pakistan's Karachi

Islamabad [Pakistan] September 18 (ANI): In another case of deteriorating law and order situation in Pakistan, Karachi Police on Saturday ...

Pakistan started negotiations with Taliban, says Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan] September 18 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday informed that his government has started negotiations with ...

Pakistan paid a 'very heavy price' of siding with US in Afg

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): Pakistan paid a "very heavy price" of siding with the US in its occupation of ...

GRP increases security at major railway stations in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 18 (ANI): After the Delhi Police Special Cell's action against terrorists, the Government Railway Police (GRP) ...

Telegram Messenger Blocks Navalny's Bot During Vote

Popular messaging app Telegram has suspended all chat bots used in the Russian elections campaign, in another blow to jailed ...

Security fears should be taken seriously: Panesar

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Former England spinner Monty Panesar has said "security fears" should be looked ...

World Bank officials pushed staffers to boost China ranking

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): An independent investigation commissioned by the World Bank has found that its top officials placed ...

Pakistani drone spotted by BSF in Punjab's Dera Baba Nanak

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) jawans spotted another drone in close proximity near the India-Pakistan ...

IAF inks deal with French airforce to buy old Mirages

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): In a step that will help in sustaining its fleet of Mirage-2000 fighter aircraft, ...

Team India to square off against England, Australia

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Before kickstarting their campaign in the T20 World Cup against arch-rivals Pakistan, ...

Afghanistan's humanitarian situation 'pretty desperate'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has said that the humanitarian situation in ...

Explosion reported in Afghanistan's Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI): An improvised explosive device (IED) blast occurred in Kabul's PD13 area, local media reported on ...

India and El Salvador hold third round of FOC

San Salvador [El Salvador], September 18 (ANI): India and El Salvador held the third Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) on September ...

'Situation could worsen if US doesn't recognise Taliban'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that if the US does not hold talks ...

Telegram Removes Navalny's Smart Voting From Messaging Service

Popular messaging app Telegram is suspending all chat bots used in the Russian elections campaign, in another blow to jailed ...

Taliban takeover discussed in Delhi Police led conference

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): The issue of Taliban takeover was heavily discussed during the conference of various intelligence ...

'Conspiracy behind cancellation of NZ tour'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has claimed that there is a "conspiracy" behind the ...

Pakistan sees closer trade relations with China

© Provided by Xinhua The trade volume between Pakistan and China has shown an upward trajectory over the years, jumping ...

'Afghan girls must not be excluded from school'

New York [US], September 18 (ANI): The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the reopening of schools in Afghanistan from ...

Pak exploiting scope of uranium enrichment in Gilgit

Gilgit Baltistan [PoK]/Glasgow [Scotland], September 18 (ANI): In violation of international laws, Pakistan has been exploiting the scope of uranium ...

Germany to propose plan of EU rapid reaction forces

Berlin [Germany], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has announced her plans to propose a plan of creating ...

10 million Afghan children need humanitarian assistance

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI): The United Nations Child Fund (UNICEF) reported that ten million Afghan children need immediate help ...

Taliban false promises: Illusion of inclusion

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI): The West, in particular the US, had deluded itself into believing that the Taliban would ...

China-Pakistan inks new nuclear agreement

Tel Aviv [Israel], September 18 (ANI): All-weather allies Pakistan and China signed a new nuclear agreement that will push the ...

Xi's remarks on building closer SCO community with shared future

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called on members of the ...

Pakistan's unemployment rate jumps to 6.9 per cent

Lahore [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): Pakistan's joblessness has jumped from 5.8 per cent in 2017-18 to 6.9 per cent in ...

U.S. military admits drone strike in Kabul killed 10 civilians

© Provided by Xinhua -- Commander of U.S. Central Command Kenneth McKenzie admitted the deadly strike was "a tragic mistake." ...

Taliban to locate, secure Bactrian treasure

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI): Taliban officials of the Ministry of Information and Culture of the caretaker cabinet on Thursday ...

France recalls ambassadors from US, Australia

Paris [France], September 18 (ANI): France on Friday (local time) recalled ambassadors from the US and Australia amid submarine deal ...

US admits Aug 29 drone strike was 'tragic mistake'

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 18 (ANI): The Pentagon on Friday acknowledged that the August 29 drone strike in Afghanistan ...

UNICEF stresses Afghan girls must not be excluded from school

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday welcomed the news that secondary schools are due to reopen in Afghanistan on ...

France recalls ambassadors to U.S., Australia over submarine row

© Provided by Xinhua "At the request of the President of the Republic, I decided to immediately recall to Paris ...

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For first time since March 2020, Broadway theaters reopen

New York City, New York: The largest musicals on Broadway returned on this week, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them ...

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 ...

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