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CWC19 warm-up: Afghanistan upset Pakistan by 3 wickets

Bristol [UK], May 24 (ANI): Hashmatullah Shahidi guided Afghanistan to defeat Pakistan by three wickets in their respective first World ...


UNHCR: Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh Face Water Shortage

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says water rations for tens of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have been ...


India declares Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorist organisation

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): The Centre on Friday declared Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and its manifestations in India as ...


Proteas' summer: Landmark perk for Paarl

Cape Town - The process was unusually, controversially drawn-out, but sanity has largely prevailed with Friday's announcement by Cricket South ...


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India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

Efforts underway to bring remains of Odisha's first woman mountaineer

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 25 (ANI): The state government is working in close coordination with the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu ...

Trump begins his 4-day visit to Japan

Beijing [China], May 25 (ANI): US president Donald Trump on Friday embarked on a four-day visit to Japan amid trade ...

Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open

Los Angeles - US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March ...

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U.S. stocks rise Friday, greenback falls

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher at the close on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was sold ...

Boeing Starliner test clears way for flights to and from space center

WHITE SANDS, New Mexico - Boeing's CST-100 Starliner propulsion system was put to the test on Thursday at NASA's White ...

Airbnb making its mark in hospitality, hotel chains should be worried

Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public ...

U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...

Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

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Women dominate same-sex marriages in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week ...


U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...


Bomb scare in Derry/Londonderry set a trap for police

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Ugly scenes took place in the Moss Park area of Derry/Londonderry on Thursday night when police ...


Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...


Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...


India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...


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