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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 ...

Lost in Pacific was 'nice break' says Solomon Islands resident

HONIARA, Solomon Islands: Despite being lost at sea for 29 days, two men from the Solomon Islands, Livae Nanjikana and ...

US, China meeting of senior advisors sees lessening of tensions

ZURICH, Switzerland: A six-hour meeting between White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, in ...

$60,000 fine for Canadian woman feeding black bears

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Canada: A British Columbia woman bought 10 cases of apples, 50 pounds of carrots and dozens of ...

Digvijaya Singh attacks Centre over 'communalism'

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday attacked the central government over communalism. "Jawaharlal Nehru, ...

Anushka Sharma posts on 'love in the time of bubble life' with Virat Kohli

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Actor Anushka Sharma shared a lovey-dovey post of her life with husband-skipper Virat Kohli ...

T20 WC: Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah won't take first round opponents lightly

Al Amerat [Oman], October 17 (ANI): Skipper Mahmudullah warned Bangladesh to expect a tough challenge against Scotland as the two ...

Asia Album: Displaced Afghans rebuild damaged houses

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Displaced Afghans have been rebuilding damaged houses after returning to their ...

Pakistan fails to strike agreement with IMF under USD 6 billion Extended Fund Facility

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Unable to reconcile and evolve consensus on the Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies (MEFP), ...

Skipper Sunil Chhetri shines as India outclass Nepal 3-0 to win record 8th SAFF Championship title

Male [Maldives], October 17 (ANI): India convincingly defeated Nepal 3-0 at the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives, on Saturday ...

Foresee spinners having big impact in T20 World Cup: Samuel Badree

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): Former West Indies bowler Samuel Badree feels the slow nature of wickets in UAE will ...

Gyasi Zardes scores twice as Crew humble Inter Miami

Gyasi Zardes scored two goals and Pedro Santos added a goal with two assists as the host Columbus Crew rolled ...

John Hunter Nemechek overcomes penalty for second Xfinity Series win

John Hunter Nemechek overcame a late race pit penalty to rally through the field and take his second career NASCAR ...

IOC: FIFA should consult on biennial World Cup

Citing three primary concerns, the International Olympic Committee expressed strong reservations Saturday about FIFA's plans to expand the World Cup ...

Cristian Arango scores twice as LAFC stop Earthquakes

Cristian Arango scored two goals and added an assist Saturday as Los Angeles FC earned a 3-1 victory over the ...

Imran Khan made false, unrealistic promises in Pakistan: PDM Chief Fazlur Rehman

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): In a series of attacks on Prime Minister Imran Khan, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur ...

Thunder Predator's entire roster departs organization

A disappointing result at The International 10 led to major turnover for the Thunder Predator, whose entire roster left the ...

Ceasefire in Central African Republic a critical step: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the declaration of a unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic (CAR), his spokesperson ...

EBRD and EU provide further support for SMEs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo [Bosnia and Herzegovina], October 17 (ANI/FENA): The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a loan of ...

Maryam Nawaz lashes out at PTI government over failure to curb dengue in Pakistan

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): While addressing a rally in Faisalabad, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N's) Vice president Maryam Nawaz on ...

Imran Khan made mockery of Pakistan's armed forces, says Maryam on DG ISI's appointment row

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N's) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Saturday lambasted Prime Minister Imran Khan ...

Fuel, cooking gas prices unsustainably high, government should reduce excise duty: Congress

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): The Congress on Saturday called upon the BJP-led government to reduce excise duty to ...

We have come a long way on the roadmap that Dr Kalam had laid out for India, says Hardeep Puri

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri ...

Food Tech Summit 2021 organised by Ministry of Food Processing Industries on World Food Day

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): To commemorate World Food Day, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, under the Pradhan ...

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Foresee spinners having big impact in T20 World Cup: Samuel Badree

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): Former West Indies bowler Samuel Badree feels the slow nature of wickets in UAE will ...

Macron slams 1961 Paris Police killing of Algerian protesters as 'inexcusable'

Paris [France], October 17 (ANI/Sputnik): French President Emmanuel Macron has denounced the brutal actions of the police during the suppression ...

Ceasefire in Central African Republic a critical step: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the declaration of a unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic (CAR), his spokesperson ...

Displaced families in northeast Nigeria 'knocking on door of starvation': WFP

Abuja [Nigeria], October 16 (ANI): Displaced families in Nigeria's northeast are "knocking on the door of starvation", the UN World ...

US probing possible cases of 'Havana Syndrome' among embassy staff in Bogota

Bogota [Colombia], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Washington has been secretly investigating possible cases of the so-called Havana Syndrome that allegedly affected ...

Tanzania allocates 2.2 million USD for research on COVID-19 pandemic

Dodoma [Tanzania], October 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Tanzanian government said on Saturday that it has allocated 5.1 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 2.2 ...

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