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Conservative Marki-Zay wins runoff to challenge Hungary's Orban

BUDAPEST, Hungary: Conservative provincial mayor Peter Marki-Zay, a political outsider with no party affiliation, won an opposition run-off primary on ...

Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...

Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

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 ...

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 ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

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 ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

PM Modi thanks world leaders for wishes on India crossing 100 crore COVID-19 vaccinations

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked world leaders for their wishes on India crossing ...

WTA roundup: Maria Sakkari, Simona Halep among winners in Moscow

Maria Sakkari became the first Greek woman to qualify for the WTA Finals when the No. 3 seed cruised past ...

PM Modi thanks world leaders for wishes on India crossing 100 crore vaccinations

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked world leaders for their wishes on India crossing ...

Agra Fort lit up in tricolour to mark 100 cr vaccination

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 22 (ANI): Agra Fort in Uttar Pradesh was lit up in the Tricolour on Thursday, ...

FATF removes Mauritius, Botswana from 'grey list'; retains Pakistan, adds three countries

Paris [France], October 22 (ANI): The global anti-terror watchdog - Financial Action Task Force (FATF)-- on Thursday announced that it ...

India will achieve 10.5% or more growth in this fiscal, says NITI Aayog vice chairman

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): India will grow by 10.5 per cent or even more, according to Dr Rajiv ...

IndiaJoy, esports platform MPL to present Asia's biggest virtual digital entertainment festival

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 22 (ANI): Asia's biggest digital entertainment festival IndiaJoy, will be held this year virtually from November ...

FATF expresses concern at evolving money laundering, terror financing environment in Afghanistan

Paris [France], October 22 (ANI): Terror financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Thursday expressed concern about the current ...

Dodgers favored to stave off elimination in Game 5 vs. Braves

LOS ANGELES -- Freddie Freeman made it clear late Wednesday night that he was not in the mood to compare ...

International Solar Alliance concludes with promise to achieve $1 trillion global in solar investments by 2030

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): The fourth general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) concludes on Thursday which ...

Sanya Malhotra, Abhimanyu Dassani excited about their film 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): Ahead of the release of actors Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani's 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar', the ...

'Guardians of the Galaxy' actor Alexis Rodney to play lead in 'Young Gun'

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): 'Guardians of the Galaxy' actor Alexis Rodney has been roped in to play the lead ...

'Among Us' coming to Xbox, PlayStation, and Xbox Game Pass in December

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): The popular social deduction game, 'Among Us', is arriving on Xbox and PlayStation on December ...

UK Foreign Secretary on three-day visit to India from October 24

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Elizabeth Truss will pay ...

NCB conducted 6 raids in Mumbai, nearby areas in last 2 days: Sources

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has conducted six raids or searches in Mumbai and ...

China downplays NBA player's video message calling for Tibet's independence

Beijing [China], October 21 (ANI): Accusing the US basketball player Enes Kanter of trying to draw attention, China on Thursday ...

$667 million funding call to help Afghans through economic crisis

Afghanistan's economy is imploding, with all but three per cent of households expected to fall below the poverty line in ...

President Kovind lauds India crossing 100 crore COVID-19 vaccinations, says country has created history

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday congratulated the citizens on India crossing the 100-crore ...

J-K: Pari Mahal in Srinagar lights up in Tricolour to mark 100 cr COVID-19 vaccination

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 21 (ANI): Pari Mahal in Srinagar lighted up in Tricolour to mark India's achievement ...

Not paid for four months, hundreds of teachers in Afghanistan's Herat call on Taliban to pay their salaries

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 21 (ANI): Hundreds of teachers in the western province of Herat gathered and called on the Taliban ...

T20 WC: Coetzer shines as Scotland defeat Oman to qualify for Super 12s alongside B'desh

Muscat [Oman], October 21 (ANI): Kyle Coetzer played a knock of 41 runs as Scotland defeated Oman by eight wickets ...

NIA court discharges 4 accused in terror funding case, finds no sufficient material

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): A National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Thursday discharged four persons in an alleged ...

Pakistan will remain in FATF 'grey list', no relief from global anti-terror watchdog

Paris [France], October 21 (ANI): Pakistan will continue to remain on the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) increased monitoring list, ...

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Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...

Conservative Marki-Zay wins runoff to challenge Hungary's Orban

BUDAPEST, Hungary: Conservative provincial mayor Peter Marki-Zay, a political outsider with no party affiliation, won an opposition run-off primary on ...

Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...

Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

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 ...

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 ...

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