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President Kovind presents Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony

New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said each region in the country has a ...


Mahmudullah, Boult fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Dubai [UAE], Feb 17 (ANI): Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah and New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult have been fined 10 and ...


Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell included in Windies ODI squad

London [UK], Feb 17 (ANI): Pacers Carlos Brathwaite and Sheldon Cottrell have been included in the West Indies' 14-member squad ...


Nauert Withdraws From Consideration for UN Post

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert on Saturday said she had withdrawn her name from consideration for U.S. ambassador to the ...


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Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Nearly 10% of Myanmar people now lliving and working overseas

NAYPYIDAW,  Myanmar - Almost 10% of the population of Myanmar is now resident overseas. Migrant workers from the country have ...

Anyone picking up the gun in Kashmir will be neutralised: Army

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb 19 (ANI) : The Army on Tuesday said the leadership of Pakistan-backed Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) ...

Pak asks UN to "defuse tensions" with India post Pulwama attack

Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 19 (ANI): Pakistan has called for UN intervention to "defuse tensions" with India in the wake of ...

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Spain on last leg of 3-nation tour

Madrid [Spain] Feb 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who arrived in Madrid on Tuesday interacted with the Indian ...

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in India today

New Delhi [India] Feb 19 (ANI): Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad-bin Salman will arrive in New Delhi on Tuesday on his ...

Business

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Japanese, Chinese and Australian shares rise Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were broadly higher on Tuesday, adding to gains of a day earlier. In Hong ...

Business community in Ireland urged to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has begun warning businesses to start preparing for Brexit. Businesses are being urged to contact their ...

U.S. stocks trade higher, Dow gains 1.74%

NEW YORK, New York, Wall Street was upbeat on Mon day, in a good start to the week. Optimism about ...

Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...

Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...

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U.S. president reaffirms all options open on Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan military to abandon their president, and to throw ...


Eight children, 7 women among casualties in Syria bombings

GENEVA, Switzerland - An international humanitarian and medical aid organisation operating in Syria has denounced the shelling of civilian areas ...


Days after Warsaw forum, Israel accused of 'theft' by Arab League

CAIRO, Egypt - Just days after foreign ministers from Arab nations sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...


Jeremy Corbyn disappointed with 7 breakaways

LONDON, UK - Seven Labour Party MPs have resigned from the party to form their own group with shared policies, ...


Civilians blocked from leaving as ISIS makes last ditch stand

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces ...


Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...


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