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Republic of Barbados elects woman as first president

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Prior to becoming a republic and removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, Barbados has elected ...

Polish controversy as officials say EU laws violate constitution

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A Brussels summit of 27 European Union member states is being overshadowed by a dispute with Poland about ...

Mexico's richest man agrees to rebuild collapsed subway line

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: On Wednesday, telecom and construction magnate Carlos Slim, Mexico's richest person, reached an agreement with the Mexico ...

Canadian men pulled from waters by Sikhs who made rope from turbans

VICTORIA, British Columbia: A group of Sikh hikers in Canada used their unraveled turbans to rescue two men who fell ...

Poland sends 6,000 soldiers to Belarus border to stop flow of migrants

WARSAW, Poland: On Tuesday, the Polish Defense Ministry said it had increased the number of troops on its border with ...

US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...

China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

For first time in US, hearing aids to be sold over the counter

WASHINGTON D.C.: A proposal by health officials in the United States will allow the public to purchase non-prescription hearing aids, ...

Diver discovers Crusader sword in waters off Israel

HAIFA, Israel: A 900 year-old sword, believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land, was ...

First movie in space filmed by Russians in Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: A Russian film crew has returned to Earth from the International Space Station after spending two weeks filming ...

Chile at beginning of new era

"It feels like we are at the end of an era," Barbara Sepulveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepulveda ...

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 ...

Heavy-hitting Astros open Series vs. ex-teammate Charlie Morton

The Houston Astros are regulars when it comes to recent appearances in the World Series, while the Atlanta Braves are ...

UN voices grave concern over escalation of hostilities in northern Ethiopia

New York [US], October 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations remains extremely concerned about the continued escalation of hostilities in northern ...

UN chief calls for China's commitment to 'ambitious' climate goals

New York [US], October 26 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called on China to present an "ambitious" nationally ...

Mideast in Pictures: United Nations Day marked in Lebanon

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US issues new guidelines for air travel, lifts restrictions on fully vaccinated foreign travellers

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): The United States has announced the lifting of severe travel restrictions on fully vaccinated foreign ...

Confidence kickstarts 3-3 Falcons

Falcons head coach Arthur Smith feels good about the health of his team, including the secondary he disagreed was "banged ...

Screening of short films produced by Kashmiri youth held in J-K's Srinagar

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 26 (ANI): A screening of four short films produced by the youth of Kashmir ...

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott spotted at The Star sans boot

Quarterback Dak Prescott was spotted at The Star without the walking boot he wore into the bye week, and the ...

U.S issues guidelines for Nov 8 international travel reopening

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], October 26 (ANI): The Biden administration on Monday (local time) released updated guidelines for travelling into ...

World knows Afghanistan have good spinners like Rashid, Mujeeb: Mohammad Nabi

Sharjah [UAE], October 26 (ANI): Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi lavish praises on Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Rashid Khan following their ...

Taliban deputy PM Baradar meets UNDP director in Doha, seeks help

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 26 (ANI): Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban-announced interim government's acting Deputy Prime Minister, met United Nations ...

US Senate panel chair says Sudan coup may have lasting consequences on bilateral relations

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI/Sputnik): US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez said on Monday that the military coup ...

Rajinikanth launches daughter Soundarya's voice-based social media app 'Hoote'

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 25 (ANI): Megastar Rajinikanth on Monday launched a voice-based social media app named 'Hoote', which ...

New travelling guidelines come into force today, categorisation of exempted countries leaves travellers confused

New Delhi [India], October 25 (ANI): The new guidelines for international travel came into effect from Monday onwards but the ...

Palestine to appeal to UN agencies, int'l courts over Israeli settlement issue

Ramallah [Palestine] October 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Palestine has decided to appeal to United Nations (UN) agencies and international courts to stop ...

Only Muslim player is being targeted on social media, says Owaisi

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 25 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Cheif Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said that the only ...

Teck park to set up at Karnataka State Open University in Mysuru

Mysuru (Karnataka) [India], October 25 (ANI): Karnataka Minister Dr C N Ashwatha Narayana on Monday said a Technology park would ...

Rohit Mor gives India winning start at 2021 AIBA World Boxing C'ships

Belgrade [Serbia], October 25 (ANI): Rohit Mor defeated Olympian Jean Caicedo 5-0 in the 57kg opening round match to give ...

Despite national security law imposed by Beijing, Hong Kong Journalists Association refuses to shut down

Hong Kong, October 25 (ANI): The national security law imposed by Beijing in Hong Kong has led to many media ...

Collin Morikawa rises to career-high No. 2 in world rankings

Collin Morikawa reached a new career high by passing Ryder Cup partner Dustin Johnson for No. 2 in the Official ...

Winter Olympics to include daily testing of athletes

The International Olympic Committee announced rules and restrictions for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, including a three-week quarantine for ...

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Pak players prostrate in ground after beating India by 10 wickets

DUBAI, UAE - Hassan Ali, a fast bowler for the jubilant Pakistan cricket team, posted a photo of the players ...

Indian atrocities again exposed in UN by Pakistan envoy

NEW YORK, USA - At the United Nations, Pakistan has once again brought up the issues of enforced disappearances, extrajudicial ...

TMC demands Goa CM Pramod Sawant's resignation over corruption allegations

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 26 (ANI): After former Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik levelled allegations of corruption against the BJP-ruled ...

Himachal Pradesh logs 252 new COVID-19 cases, 1 fatality

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], October 26 (ANI): A total of 252 new COVID-19 cases and one death was reported in ...

Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan's bail plea today

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 26 (ANI): Bombay High Court on Tuesday will hear popular actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan ...

Amit Shah spends night at CRPF camp in J-K's Pulwama

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 26 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday visited the Central Reserve Police ...

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