Sun, 17 Oct 2021

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 ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Over 1,000 migrants try to cross English Channel over two days

LONDON, England: The UK Home Office has said 40 small boats carrying 1,115 migrants crossed the English Channel over a ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

Fauci: US must not end cautions too quickly over Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief White House Medical Adviser, has said Americans should celebrate good news about declining COVID-19 ...

Black people 13 times more likely to be prosecuted over crack cocaine

Watching the gigantic logjam on Capitol Hill as Democrats attempt to pass both the infrastructure bill and a multitrillion-dollar social ...

UK archeologists uncover large debris field from WWII V-2 rocket

PLATT, England: The remains of a V2 rocket fired by Nazi Germany at London during World War II have been ...

Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...

After threatening mother, New York man remains in tree 3 days

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A Queens man, Roody Thomas, spent almost three days up a tree to avoid being ...

Following court ruling, EU worries Poland could exit

WARSAW, Poland: Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has set an unprecedented challenge to one of the European Union's (EU) core ...

Central Asian states forging ties with Taliban

The Taliban is getting many suitors lately. It is far from the "pariah" that the Biden Administration thought it was ...

For me, Mohamed Salah is best: Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool [UK], October 17 (ANI): Jurgen Klopp hailed the brilliance of Mohamed Salah following his stunning goal in Liverpool's 5-0 ...

China tests nuclear-capable hypersonic missile: Report

Beijing [China], October 17 (ANI): China allegedly carried out its first-ever test of a "nuclear capable hypersonic missile" taking by ...

'Pennyworth' moves to HBO Max for season 3

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): Jack Bannon starrer crime series 'Pennyworth' has moved from Epix to HBO Max with season ...

'Doom Patrol' renewed for Season 4

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): American hit series 'Doom Patrol' has been renewed for a fourth season at HBO Max. ...

At Glasgow climate summit spotlight on biggest emitter China

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 17 (ANI): At the upcoming Glasgow climate summit the spotlight will be on China, which is ...

Bridges attract tourists to China's mountainous province

© Provided by Xinhua GUIYANG, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Beipanjiang Bridge in southwest China's Guizhou Province, equivalent to the ...

Dwayne Johnson unveils first look of his film 'Black Adam'

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson has treated his fans by sharing the first official look of ...

PM Modi to inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport on October 20

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Kushinagar International Airport on October 20. Notably, ...

HBO's 'Peacemaker' trailer debuts, release date revealed

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): The trailer of John Cena's upcoming HBO series 'Peacemaker' was released on Saturday night. The ...

Dengue cases rising in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): A record number of dengue cases have been reported in the Pakistani capital, a worrisome ...

'Never had as much talent': Fleming feels getting right balance key for NZ in T20 WC

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming feels the current Kiwi squad has a lot of ...

Soyuz spacecraft with first feature film crew in space return to Earth: Roscosmos

Moscow [Russia], October 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft carrying the film crew of "The Challenge," the first professional feature ...

Max Scherzer looking to pull Dodgers even with Braves in NLCS

The Atlanta Braves have a win in their back pocket but Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts believes his team ...

Senior UN official deems China as important defender of multilateralism

© Provided by Xinhua Over the past 50 years since the restoration of its lawful seat at the UN, China ...

SAFF C'ship: Proud of the team and way we got things on track, says Sunil Chhetri

Male [Maldives], October 17 (ANI): Indian football team skipper Sunil Chhetri heaped praises on the team following the Blue Tigers' ...

SAD president requests Punjab CM to convene all-party meet on Centre's decision to expand BSF jurisdiction

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 17 (ANI): Slamming the Centre for extending the jurisdiction of Border Security Force (BSF), Shiromani Akali ...

Global public debt hits record high of $88 TRILLION IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Wednesday that global government debt is estimated at 97.8% of the world's gross ...

Bali's tourism entrepreneurs patiently await return of foreign visitors

© Provided by Xinhua Starting from Thursday, flights from 19 countries, including China, South Korea, France, New Zealand and the ...

ISIS warns Shia Muslims to be targeted everywhere

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 17 (ANI): Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Daesh in a statement said that Shi'ite ...

Imran Khan-led PTI govt ranks 'number 1' in leaked Pandora Papers, says Maryam Nawaz

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Seeking public support to oust the corrupt government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan Muslim ...

How China has contributed to world food security

© Provided by Xinhua - China has achieved food self-sufficiency relying on its own capacity- China has been actively helping ...

FM Sitharaman holds discussions with major investment firm's chief investment officer in US

New York [US], October 17 (ANI): During her visit to the US, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met a private ...

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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 ...

Following fall semester suicides, Univ. North Carolina cancels classes

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina: Following a second student suicide during the fall semester, the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

China and Iran court Taliban, while IS aims for chaos

On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed Abad Mosque in the ...

Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

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