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Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Medvedev comments on chance of suing Wimbledon

The world number two was asked if he would seek legal action against the organizers of the Grand SlamWorld tennis ...

Justin Thomas slides into PGA Championship lead with another 67

Justin Thomas posted his second straight round of 67 to move to 6 under par and grab the midday lead ...

Pak government agrees on implementing IMF demands

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 20 (ANI): Reeling under an adverse economic crisis, the Pakistan incumbent government has finally agreed on implementing ...

Mid Sea drug bust: DRI, ICG recover 218 kg Heroin

Kochi (Kerala) [India], May 20 (ANI): Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recovered 218 packets of 1 kg each of heroin ...

Democracy in India is a global public good, says Rahul Gandhi in London

London [UK], May 20 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said that democracy in India is a global public ...

Russia-Ukraine war transforms into boon for China: Report

Moscow [Russia], May 20 (ANI): The Russia-Ukraine war has reaped massive economic benefits for China and the country has even ...

Imran Khan's party admits to not sharing all bank accounts with Pakistan election body

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 20 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's financial expert has accepted before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) that the ...

KTR appeals to Indian diaspora in UK to 'promote progress of the nation'

London [UK], May 20 (ANI): Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao on Friday addressed the Indian diaspora, India and UK based ...

Human Rights film festival held in the Netherlands

The Hague [Netherlands], May 20 (ANI): A Human Rights film festival was held in The Hague in the Netherlands on ...

Pandemic travel measures need to be streamlined globally: IOM, MPI

© Provided by Xinhua Despite dramatically different contexts for migration and mobility, participants agreed that there is a need to ...

Global action needed to streamline pandemic travel measures

Countries must find consensus on clear, equitable and streamlined pandemic travel measures, the heads of two organizations working to improve ...

18 million in Africa's Sahel on the brink of starvation

As 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region teeter on the edge of severe hunger over the next three months, ...

Biden's top energy official grilled over Putin claim

Republican representative points to administration's own policies that have led to price hikesAs average gas prices in the US are ...

NATO applicant arms terrorists Turkey

President Erdogan wants Sweden and Finland to crack down on the Kurds before he?ll support their NATO bidTurkish President Recep ...

Russian wrestler punches rival in shocking scenes

Atsamaz Tebloev landed a hammer blow on his foe at the end of their contestRussian wrestler Atsamaz Tebloev may be ...

WHO convenes emergency meeting over rare disease outbreak media

The international health watchdog summons experts to discuss the rapid spread of monkeypox, the Telegraph reportsThe latest spread of the ...

UEFA mulls stripping Russia of another showpiece media

The European football governing body is reportedly considering moving the 2023 Super Cup away from KazanEuropean football governing body UEFA ...

ATP punishes Wimbledon for Russian ban

The men's tennis tour announced the step on FridayMen's tennis tour the ATP has announced it will strip Wimbledon of ...

Biden: South Korean Chip Plant Model for Deeper Asia Ties

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - President Joe Biden on Friday opened his trip to Asia by touring a South Korean computer ...

Interview: Pastor Billy Chang Describes California Church Shooting

LOS ANGELES - A gunman, allegedly motivated by a political hatred of Taiwan, opened fire on Taiwanese members of a ...

Chinese-Language Newspaper: Gunman Mailed Documents Before Attack

WASHINGTON - The man charged in a California church shooting, allegedly motivated by his political hatred for Taiwan, had mailed ...

Centre alerts NCDC, ICMR on monkeypox: Sources

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): Issuing an alert to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and ...

Cannes 2022: Minister Amit Deshmukh expresses confidence in Maharashtra becoming international hub of Business Process Outsourcing

By Payal MehtaCannes [France], May 20 (ANI): Maharashtra Minister for Medical Education and Cultural Affairs Amit V. Deshmukh, who is ...

Evergreen Tea Group is all set to celebrate International Tea Day

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Tea is the most popular beverage after water with 70,000 cups drunk every ...

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As salaries rise 7%, UK unemployment falls to historic low

LONDON, England: The UK's jobless rate fell to a 48-year low in the first three months of 2022, it was ...

Asian stock markets on rise after China's central bank move

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A reduction of the official lending criteria in China has boosted stocks on the mainland, and ...

Turkish lira falls another 2%, at lowest since December

ISTANBUL, Turkey: As state lenders reduced the amount of dollar sales to prop up the currency for the ninth consecutive ...

US trader faces 20 years in prison over cryptocurrency scam

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Federal officials have announced that Eddy Alexandre, CEO of Valley Stream trading, is facing charges ...

U.S. stocks see-saw as dollar takes a dive

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks again see-sawed on Thursday while the U.S. dollar rally took a well-deserved break."The ...

Falling sales causes Forbes to drop Samsung on list of tech companies

SEOUL, South Korea: Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics fell two places in Forbes' rankings of the World's Largest Tech Companies ...

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