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PM extends greetings to U.S. people, government on 246th Independence Day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On the occasion of the country's 246th Independence Day, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed his government's eagerness ...

To prevent fuel price hikes, India sets windfall tax on oil producers

NEW DELHI, India: As the Indian government aims to increase local fuel supplies to meet rising demand and boost federal ...

At least 20 people killed as bus plunges into ravine in Balochistan

QUETTA, Pakistan - According to police, at least 20 passengers were killed, and ten others were injured when a Quetta-bound ...

Two 7th grade schoolgirls admitted to ICU after being thrashed by teacher

NARAYANGANJ, Bangladesh - Two seventh-graders from a Narayanganj school are being treated in the intensive care unit of a nearby ...

Myanmar military claims Wang Yi's trip a recognition of its legitimacy

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has arrived in Myanmar for the first time since the military took ...

Nepal's Prime minister Deuba to visit United States soon: Foreign Ministry

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday that Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is expected to ...

Villagers being conscripted to crush anti-junta resistance in Myanmar

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - Locals claim that the Pa-O National Organisation (PNO) militia has been forcibly recruiting members from villages ...

College suspends girl for hanging out with teacher murder suspect

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The Haji Yunus Ali School and College in Ashulia, Savar, has suspended a student hanging out with ...

90 Nepali settlements face erosion due to landslides: Forest department

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the Department of Forests and Soil Conservation, 90 settlements in Salyan are at high risk ...

Pakistan Football Federation's suspension lifted after one year

LAHORE, Pakistan - FIFA, the world governing body of football, lifted Pakistan's suspension on Thursday and extended the mandate of ...

Three more lawyers representing junta opponents arrested

MANDALAY, Myanmar - On Wednesday, Junta authorities arrested three more Mandalay-based lawyers representing political detainees after leaving their clients' hearings ...

Hasina says Tarique's remarks connect Zia, Khaleda with Mujib's killing

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Tarique Rahman's support for Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib's killers has been criticized by Sheikh Hasina. The murderers of ...

Islamabad considers importing oil from Russia

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Given the country's ongoing economic crisis and acute fuel shortage, the Pakistan government is considering purchasing oil ...

Indian hospital treats chemotherapy patients on road after floods

ASSAM, India: During this week's heavy rains, which caused the region's worst floods in years, staff at the Cachar Cancer ...

Nepal should respect 'my body, my right' concept: Activists

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to human rights activists, if people choose sex work as a profession voluntarily, the state should ...

Junta air force strikes back after military outpost attacked

KAREN STATE, Myanmar - Over the past three days, an army outpost meters away from Myanmar's border with Thailand has ...

20-kilometer MRT Line-5 to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh- The Japanese government is lending Bangladesh $ 1.4 billion (Tk11,400 crore) to construct a subway in Dhaka. Both ...

14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

Deadly Week for Journalists in Pakistan

Islamabad - Unidentified assailants in Pakistan have within the past week killed two journalists and tortured a renowned columnist, while ...

Feds Settle Lawsuit Alleging Abuse of Men Detained After 9/11

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department settled a decades-old lawsuit on Tuesday filed by a group of men who were rounded ...

Pakistan: Imran Khan threatens to 'reveal everything' if harassment of his party workers continues

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 6 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday threatened to reveal the elements involved in the ...

'They may kill me': Pakistan journalist arrested near Islamabad

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 6 (ANI): Pakistan journalist Imran Riaz Khan was arrested on Tuesday on the outskirts of Islamabad, hours ...

Scindia holds meet with airlines on aviation turbine fuel pricing

New Delhi [India], July 6 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday held a detailed discussion with the advisory ...

Blinken, Wang Yi to meet on sidelines of G20

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will meet with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, on ...

Four Vietnam Veterans Awarded Medal of Honor

President Joe Biden has awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for valor, to four U.S. Army soldiers ...

Indian Naval Warship Satpura, P8I aircraft to take part in RIMPAC exercise

Hawaii [US], July 6 (ANI): Indian Naval Warship, INS Satpura and P8I LRMRASW aircraft will take part in one of ...

Deepti Naval talks about her 'unforgettable childhood' in latest book launch

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Actor and author Deepti Naval opened her heart and shared the "unforgettable childhood" she ...

Who Will Win in Thailand's Cannabis Industry

Korat, Thailand - For three years, Lek secretly cultivated her cannabis plants in rural northeastern Thailand, still afraid of arrest ...

Pakistan govt puts expensive cigarette brands in lower tax slab

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Pakistan government has quietly increased the threshold for higher duties on expensive cigarette brands to ...

Research shows cancer trigger that can spur targeted drug therapies

Washington [US], July 5 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have definitively linked the role ...

Xi embarks on re-shaping Hong Kong into China with its controls, surveillance

Hong Kong, July 5 (ANI): When Chinese President Xi Jinping defended the crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong on the ...

India fined for slow over-rate in Edgbaston Test, Pakistan gains due to points deduction

Dubai [UAE], July 5 (ANI): Indian cricket team has been fined 40 per cent of their match fee and penalised ...

Indian carrier SpiceJet replacement aircraft arrives in Karachi to take passengers to Dubai

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Indian carrier SpiceJet replacement aircraft arrived in Karachi from Mumbai on Tuesday evening after ...

Pakistan: Shehbaz Sharif's coalition partners voice concern over ISI's special powers

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's coalition partners - Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl ...

Malaysia Masters 2022: India gets off to a disappointing start, Malvika Bansod and others crash out in R1

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], July 5 (ANI): Indian shuttler Malvika Bansod crashed out of the ongoing Malaysia Masters 2022 competition, losing ...

Pak: FQJ voices out concern for local tribes amid peace turmoil in FATA

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Fata Qaumi Jirga (FQJ) expressed its concern over the peace turmoil in Pakistan's Federally Administered ...

After Pak army chief Bajwa, ISI directs officers to stay away from political activities

Karachi [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Days after Pakistan's Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa directed the ...

SpiceJet flight's windshield cracks mid-air, 2nd glitch in a day

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 5 (ANI): An aircraft of India's low-cost carrier SpiceJet reported a glitch in its Kandla - ...

PTI denies claims of mending relationship with US official Donald Lu

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) denied the claims of Defence Minister Khawaja Asif who stated that the ...

Pakistan HC directs police to find missing student

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 5 (ANI): Pakistan's Sindh High Court on Monday directed the police to find the whereabouts of a ...

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Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...

Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...

No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

As Covid cases rise in France, no return to mandatory restrictions

NICE, France -As some 1,000 Frenchmen are being hospitalized daily with Covid infections, French officials have "invited" or "recommended" the ...

In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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