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US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

US-based NRI philanthropists join hands to fight hunger in India

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): The United States-based Indian diaspora have joined hands to provide food and livelihood support ...

Virat Kohli starts practicing for upcoming Asia Cup 2022

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): Star Indian batter Virat Kohli has started practicing for the upcoming Asia Cup 2022. ...

Eight teams left standing at NBA 2K League's Steal Open

Eight NBA 2K League teams remain alive for the last two 3v3 Championship berths after the first day of action ...

One year under Taliban rule, girls are more isolated, hungry, sad: report

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 11 (ANI): One year since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, an economic crisis, crippling drought and ...

Needs in Afghanistan far outstrip humanitarian response: UN report

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 11 (ANI): The Afghan people continue to stand in dire need of international assistance despite an ongoing ...

Taliban says girls' schools closed for 'religious issues'

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 11 (ANI): Amid the growing outcry over the women's rights situation in Afghanistan, a top Taliban official ...

French Air Force contingent stops over in India during Indo-Pacific deployment

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): A French Air and Space Force contingent, including three Rafale jets, was hosted in ...

Female monkeys live longer with female pals: Research

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): Anthropology professors and field primatologists have documented the daily life of hundreds of large-brained capuchin ...

Telangana: Youth from across the world take part in National Tiranga campaign at meditation centre

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 11 (ANI): Youth from across the world waved the Indian National Flag at the world's largest ...

In Pics: 2022 World 5G Convention held in China's Heilongjiang

© Provided by Xinhua HARBIN, Aug. 11, 2022 (Xinhua) -- The 2022 World 5G Convention has been held from August ...

Politicians seek to control classroom discussions about slavery in the US

Of all the subjects taught in the nation's public schools, few have generated as much controversy of late as the ...

ODOP items to be available at petrol pumps in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 11 (ANI): Petrol pumps in Uttar Pradesh will act as promotional hubs and showcase destinations ...

Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, others sign up for participation in UAE's International League T20

Abu Dhabi [UAE], August 11 (ANI): West Indies stars Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo and Nicholas Pooran are among players who ...

IMD, Japanese govt, UNDP launch joint project to accelerate climate action in India

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Government of Japan, and United Nations Development Programme ...

Khabib cousin earns world title shot media

Usman Nurmagomedov will reportedly challenge Patricky Pitbull for the Bellator lightweight titleUsman Nurmagomedov, 24, the younger cousin of undefeated former ...

Mali Declares Three Days of Mourning Following Deadly Attack

Bamako - Mali's military government Wednesday confirmed Islamist militants killed 42 of its troops last weekend in a sophisticated drone ...

Metaverse technology becomes a key component in global business

Tokyo [Japan], August 11 (ANI): Developing Metaverse, an embodied virtual-reality experience, has become a key component in global business. 3D ...

Greece: Dozens Still Missing After Migrant Boat Sinks

ATHENS - Greek authorities say a search and rescue operation is ongoing for a second day for dozens of migrants ...

Research: Lack of phosphorus is limiting Amazon's growth

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): Growth of the Amazon rainforest in our increasingly carbon-rich atmosphere could be limited by a ...

Indian senior men's football team to play friendlies against Singapore, Vietnam

New Delhi [India], August 11 (ANI): The senior Indian men's football team will be back in action in September when ...

Sense of universal responsibility is biggest contribution of Tibetan culture to world: Hollywood star Richard Gere

Lhasa [Tibet], August 11 (ANI): The 14th Dalai Lama's idea of Universal Responsibility is that of a global responsibility that ...

Rishabh Pant appointed as brand ambassador of Uttarakhand

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], August 11 (ANI): Star Indian wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant was appointed as the brand ambassador of Uttarakhand by ...

Russia's Sputnik V Covid jab marks two-year anniversary

The world's first registered Covid-19 shot has been supplied to 71 countries, home to four billion people, the head of ...

Hybrid Covid-19 strain discovered in Russia

Six people have so far been infected with the so-called ?Deltacron? variant, according to the country's consumer health watchdogA new ...

EU member mulls disowning naturalized citizens media

Conservative MPs in Lithuania believe people supporting ?an aggressor? are a threat to national securityLithuanian conservative MPs have penned a ...

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U.S. stocks fail to find direction, Nasdaq slips 75 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed mixed the world over Thursday as investors struggled to get a clear picture ...

Flight cancellations, delays continue to plague US airlines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In another frustrating day for U.S. travelers, on the morning of August 9, 153 flights ...

Tesla agrees to pay $5 billion for Indonesian minerals

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A senior cabinet minister in Indonesia has told CNBC Indonesia that U.S. carmaker Tesla has signed contracts worth ...

Stock markets rally across Asia, the exception Japan's Nikkei 225

SYDNEY, NSW, 2000 - Stocks in Asia, with the exception of Japan, rallied on Thursday following the release of July ...

Calif. drinking water, irrigation harmed as saltwater enters rivers

LOS ANGELES, California: Since early May, Charlie Hamilton has not irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River, despite ...

Japanese company in Myanmar plans expansion despite workers' criticism

YANGON, Myanmar - Honeys Holdings, a Japanese clothing retailer that manufactures much of its product line in Myanmar, has decided ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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