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Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

At auction, first printing of U.S. Constitution could see $20 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Auction house Sotheby's announced that it will auction a rare first-edition printed copy of the ...

Philippine boxing champion Pacquiao to announce run for presidency

MANILA, Philippines: Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will run for president of the Philippines next year, criticizing ...

Immigrants in U.S. capital protest in bid to become American citizens

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Thousands of U.S. immigrants and their allies rallied Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to demand that Congress include ...

California trees, homes wrapped in aluminum to protect from wildfires

MEYERS, California: Contractor Martin Diky said that he panicked when a wildfire began advancing toward his mountain house in Meyers, ...

Spanish police report students celebrate easing of Covid restrictions

MADRID, Spain: Some 25,000 students took part in the largest illegal drinking party in Madrid since the start of the ...

Foreign affairs ministers: France, India working to create new allianc

PARIS, France: French and Indian foreign affairs ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar have agreed to work on a ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

Justin Trudeau set for third term after 156 seat victory

OTTAWA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is to continue his third mandate as prime minister ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...

Notre Dame on track for 2024 reopening, says Paris officials

PARIS, France: Work to shore up Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been finished, allowing the long-awaited restoration to begin, ...

Poland's Deputy PM Kaczynski says EU law cannot be supreme

WARSAW, Poland: Poland's deputy prime minister and ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has said that the primacy of EU law ...

No injuries as earthquake jolts southern California

LOS ANGELES, California: A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck near Carson, California on Friday night and was felt in cities throughout Southern ...

World leaders will be shut out of UN if not vaccinated against Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid and New York City officials have jointly announced that ...

US, India to expand cooperation on terrorist screening

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): The United States and India look forward to the upcoming Counterterrorism Joint Working Group and ...

Biden feels India should have permanent seat in UN

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): US President Joe Biden feels that India should have a permanent seat in the UN ...

At Quad Summit, PM Modi proposes common travel protocol

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed a common international travelling protocol involving mutual recognition of the ...

UNGA: India to use its right of reply

New York [US], September 25 (ANI): India will be using its right to reply in response to Pakistan Prime Minister ...

PM Modi arrives in New York for final leg of US visit

New York [US], September 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday evening (local time) arrived in New York, where ...

Destabilized, chaotic Afghanistan will become a safe haven

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 25 (ANI): Asserting that the destabilized and chaotic Afghanistan will again emerge as a safe haven for ...

U.S. makes opening statement with 6-2 lead at Ryder Cup

It was a strong start for the United States in the quest to regain the Ryder Cup, with the host ...

Pakistan's role in Afghanistan discussed: MEA

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Pakistan's role in Afghanistan and its involvement in terrorism were among the issues discussed in ...

Russia Declares Church of Scientology 'Undesirable'

Russia has declared two organizations linked to the U.S.-based Church of Scientology 'undesirable," in a move that is likely to ...

PM Modi leaves for New York, to address UNGA tomorrow

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): After holding marathon meetings in the last two days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday ...

India to make available 8 million doses of COVID vaccines

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): India will make available 8 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine by the ...

India, US express concern on Pakistan's role in Afghanistan

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): A day after US Vice President Kamala Harris acknowledged the presence of terror groups in ...

Quad leaders discuss Afghan situation, challenges in Indo-P

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): At the maiden in-person summit, the Quad leaders shared perspectives on the situation in Afghanistan, ...

India, US call on Taliban

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): India and the United States called on the Taliban to ensure Afghan territory is not ...

Camp of nearly 15,000 migrants in U.S. Texas border town cleared out

© Provided by Xinhua The White House is facing fierce criticism from both Republicans and Democrats over the issue. Republicans ...

Morrison says Indo-Pacific has extraordinary opportunities,

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday (local time) asserted said that the Indo-Pacific should ...

Syria: 10 years of war has left at least 350,000 dead

A decade of war in Syria has left more 350,200 people dead, High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet told the Human Rights ...

US Treasury Department authorizes aid transactions with the Taliban

The US Treasury Department has permitted the export of food, medicine, and vital humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. Though the Taliban ...

Quad vaccine initiative will help Indo-Pacific nations: PM

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Noting that Quad will work in the role of "force for global good", Prime Minister ...

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Evergrande fails to pay interest on bond, stocks in Asia fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia were mixed on Friday as China Evergrande failed to pay $83.5 million interest ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise< Australian market gains more than 1%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Thursday as fears over an imminent collapse of China's largest ...

Deal with Evergrande's bondholders soothe Asian market fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia settled down on Wednesday a China Evergrande announced that it was paying ...

Only Nasdaq Composite makes gain Tuesday, index rises 32 points

NEW YORK, New York - Investors in U.S. stocks were hesitant Tuesday although all the main exchanges managed modest gains ...

India says Google abuses competitors through market dominance

NEW DELHI, India: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has declared that Google abused the dominant position of its Android ...

Japanese shares lose more than two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets side-stepped the global turmoil on Tuesday as bourses in mainland China, South Korea, and ...

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