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Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...

U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...

661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...

Canada says 1950s defense systems to be updated at cost of billions

OTTAWA, Canada: Over the next six years, Canada will spend $4.9 billion Canadian (US$3.8 billion) to modernize its aging military ...

EU, India hope for free trade agreement by 2023, says officials

NEW DELHI, India: The European Union and India have relaunched talks to implement a free trade agreement, aimed to be ...

UK Armed Forces Chief: British must be capable of fighting in Europe

LONDON, England: UK General Patrick Sanders, the new Chief of the General Staff, has told troops that Britain must be ...

Church in largely Catholic Lithuania opposes same-sex partnership bill

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Quoting Pope Francis' argument that civil unions distort the concept of marriage and family, Lithuanian bishops have called ...

Biden to speak with China's Xi, deciding on easing tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. President Joe Biden has said that he is planning to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, ...

Large numbers of Cubans seeking entry to US over Mexican border

HAVANA, Cuba: In interviews while waiting in lines outside the Colombian, Mexican and Panamanian embassies in Havana, Cubans have expressed ...

US Senate bill could release billions for Taiwan security

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill, the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022, to increase U.S. support for ...

After schools closed in Afghanistan, students graduate in Iraq

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq: Since the Taliban took over Kabul in August 2021, most Afghan girls have been banned from going to ...

Japan top court says government cannot be sued for Fukushima disaster

TOKYO, Japan: Japan's top court has ruled that the government is not liable for damages to those who suffered losses ...

U.S. senators press TikTok on posting Russian 'pro-war propaganda'

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican U.S. senators have sent a letter to TikTok Chief Executive Shou Zi Chew about reports from Russia ...

China launches aircraft carrier, named after province facing Taiwan

BEIJING, China: China's third aircraft carrier set sail this week, adding significant strength to its naval forces. The new carrier, ...

Bangladesh: Drowning third leading cause of children's death

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh has the world's highest child drowning rate. Drowning is the third leading cause of death among ...

RCEP deepens China-ASEAN economic and trade cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua NANNING, June 25 (Xinhua) -- On May 27, a cargo ship loaded with Malaysian manganese ore ...

CM Patnaik shares Odisha's achievements on food security at WFP headquarters in Rome

Rome [Italy], June 25 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday took the stage at the United Nations World ...

India-Australia relation crucial to deter Chinese ambitions in Indo-Pacific: Former Australian MP

By Heena JoshiMelbourne [Australia], June 25 (ANI): Australia sees India as one of its most important partners to deter China ...

USD2.3 bn Chinese loan credited to State Bank of Pakistan: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Pakistani Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said on Friday that a loan of USD 2.3 billion ...

G20 aims to collect 1.5 bln USD to prevent, prepare for future pandemics

© Provided by Xinhua The Financial Intermediary Fund (FIF) agreed upon by health ministers of G20 members aims to build ...

Britney Spears' mother claims, she wants her daughter 'to be happy'

Washington [US], June 25 (ANI): American singer and songwriter Britney Spears' mother, Lynne Spears has claimed that all she wants ...

Fire, Dynamo looking for summer sparks

The Houston Dynamo will look to snap a two-match losing run on Saturday night when they host a Chicago Fire ...

India-EU event highlights importance of safe drinking water, sanitation for realisation of gender equality

Geneva [Switzerland], June 25 (ANI): India and EU held a Human Rights Council side event on the importance of access ...

Katie Ledecky wins 800-meter free at Worlds for record fifth time

Katie Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle for a record fifth time on Friday with a superb swim at the FINA ...

Jathedar Daduwal urges govt to send delegation for repair of Karte Parwan Gurdwara in Kabul

Haryana [India], June 25 (ANI): Jathedar Baba Baljit Singh Daduwal, a world-renowned Sikh Pracharak, urges the Indian government to see ...

Jaishankar meets Solomon Islands counterpart, moots cooperation in key sectors

Kigali [Rwanda], June 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Friday met with the Foreign Minister of Solomon ...

Bihar has potential to become best destination for investment in Supply Chain, Logistics Sector: Syed Shahnawaz Hussain

New Delhi [India], June 25 (ANI): Bihar Industries Minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday participated Supply Chain Management and Logistics ...

In Major Security Shakeup, Iran Replaces IRGC Intelligence Chief

Hossein Taeb, a hard-line cleric, was the intelligence chief of Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the elite branch ...

Chhattisgarh: Bilaspur police burns 12.767 tons of ganja

Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) [India], June 25 (ANI): In a drug disposal drive, Bilaspur Police on Friday burnt 12.767 tons of ganja ...

WU23 3-Nations Tournament: Indian women's football team looks to win against USA

Angelholm [Sweden], June 25 (ANI): Indian women's football team Head Coach Suren Chettri has said that the team will keep ...

Life-saving relief continues to reach quake-hit eastern Afghanistan

Emergency lifesaving aid relief continued to flow into quake-hit eastern Afghanistan on Friday, as UN humanitarians and partners rushed to ...

Pakistan arrested mastermind of 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks Sajid Mir?

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Pakistan has arrested the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba's (LeT) Sajid Mir, ...

Supreme Court Ends Constitutional Right to Abortion in America

Washington - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overruled a constitutional right to abortion in America, leaving it to states ...

Reproductive rights are women's rights and human rights: UN Women

New York [US], June 25 (ANI): After the US Supreme Court struck down Roe vs Wade eliminating the nearly 50-year-old ...

Jaishankar meets Mauritius PM, discusses thriving relations between two nations

Kigali [Rwanda], June 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Friday (local time) met with the Mauritius Prime ...

ATP roundup: All-American final on tap in Eastbourne

Americans Maxime Cressy and 2019 champion Taylor Fritz will meet in the Rothesay International final on Saturday in Eastbourne, England. ...

Biden pledges to take every step to protect abortion rights after supreme court decision

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], June 25 (ANI): US President Joe Biden pledged to take every step his administration can to ...

UN body seeks USD 993 million to prevent famine, tackle drought in Somalia

Mogadishu [Somalia], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations humanitarian agency said on Friday that it's seeking 993.3 million US dollars ...

UKPNP holds demonstration in Geneva over human rights, security situation in PoK

Geneva [Switzerland], June 25 (ANI): The members of the United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP) led by Shaukat Ali Kashmiri ...

Russia, Afghanistan Seek to Enhance Trade Amid Sanctions

A new agreement signed by commerce officials from Afghanistan and Russia calls for expanding trade relations between the countries at ...

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29 Kidnapped Wedding Guests Freed in Nigeria

KANO, NIGERIA - Twenty-nine people kidnapped by gunmen two weeks ago as they returned from a wedding in northwest Nigeria ...

Jaishankar meets Solomon Islands counterpart, moots cooperation in key sectors

Kigali [Rwanda], June 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Friday met with the Foreign Minister of Solomon ...

Athlete barred from flight to US due to wrong birthplace

GAA ambassador says he was kept off US-bound flight because he was born in IraqAbood al Jumaili, an Irish professional ...

Jaishankar meets Mauritius PM, discusses thriving relations between two nations

Kigali [Rwanda], June 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Friday (local time) met with the Mauritius Prime ...

Jaishankar discusses growing defence ties with Tanzanian counterpart

Kigali [Rwanda], June 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Friday (local time) met with the Tanzanian Foreign ...

UN body seeks USD 993 million to prevent famine, tackle drought in Somalia

Mogadishu [Somalia], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations humanitarian agency said on Friday that it's seeking 993.3 million US dollars ...

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