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US withdrawal from Afghanistan up to 20 pc complete

Washington DC [US], May 18 (ANI): The United States' military withdrawal from Afghanistan is up to 20 percent complete, US ...

US announces USD 155mn in new aid for Rohingya

Washington DC [US], May 18 (ANI): The United States has announced nearly USD 155 million in assistance to help meet ...

These men were executed for selling hard currency in the USSR

Some considered them "enemies of the people", while others saw them as victims of an illegal execution. And, in the ...

Red Bulls, USMNT D Aaron Long (Achilles) out for season

New York Red Bulls and United States Men's National Team defender Aaron Long will miss the remainder of the MLS ...

Mets' Kevin Pillar has multiple nasal fractures after HBP

New York Mets outfielder Kevin Pillar sustained multiple nasal fractures after being hit by a pitch, the team announced Tuesday ...

Kosovo Police Seize Record Cocaine Haul Worth $24 Million

Kosovo police have seized a record 400 kilograms of cocaine concealed in a shipment of meat from Brazil and arrested ...

North Macedonia Declares Russian Diplomat Persona Non Grata

SKOPJE -- North Macedonia has declared a Russian diplomat persona non grata and communicated the decision to Moscow earlier this ...

Japan to restrict use of foreign tech

Tokyo [Japan], May 18 (ANI): The Japanese government is set to introduce new regulations for 14 critical infrastructure sectors in ...

EU speaks for religious minorities in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Amid the recent surge in mob violence and religious persecution in Pakistan, the EU Parliament ...

T.I. under investigation by LAPD

Washington [US], March 18 (ANI): American rapper Clifford 'T.I.' Harris has been put under investigation by the Los Angeles Police ...

Independent News Site In Belarus Raided As Crackdown Escalates

MINSK -- Financial police in Belarus have launched a probe against the country's largest independent online media outlet, Tut.by, another ...

Paulinho to leave Guangzhou FC after Talisca's departure

© Provided by Xinhua Brazilian midfielder Paulinho is set to leave Chinese Super League (CSL) giant Guangzhou FC after Anderson ...

Protest outside Chinese embassy in London

London [UK], May 18 (ANI): A protest was held outside the Chinese embassy in London to observe the 26th anniversary ...

Educational intervention enhances student learning: Study

Washington [US], May 18 (ANI): In a study of low-income, urban youth in the US, researchers at Columbia University Mailman ...

The typical child care worker in the US earns less than $12 an hour

The American Families Plan, announced by President Joe Biden in April 2021, aims to make child care more affordable for ...

How to use statistics to prepare for the next pandemic

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.The big ideaPublicly available statistics about population demographics and culture ...

Navalny Court Hearing Postponed After Extra Evidence Added

A Russian court has postponed the hearing into a case against the political network of jailed Kremlin critic Aleksei Navalny ...

Kyrgyz Parliament Supports Seizure Of Canadian-Run Gold Mine

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan's parliament has backed a plan to temporarily seize the country's largest gold mine after its Canadian operator, ...

Many Stranded As Flights From Tajikistan To Russia Delayed

DUSHANBE -- Hundreds of travelers have been stranded for several days at airports in Tajikistan's two largest cities after flights ...

Moscow Refuses To Allow Sakharov Centenary Exhibition

MOSCOW -- City authorities have refused to approve a public exhibition marking the centenary of the late Russian human rights ...

SVR Chief Denies Russia Was Behind Solarwinds Cyberattack

The head of Russia's Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) has denied that his agency was behind the SolarWinds cyberattack, which was ...

Uzbek Opposition Party Denied Registration As Presidential Poll Nears

TASHKENT -- An Uzbek opposition politician says his party has begun a new signature drive to get registered for an ...

Russia's Putin To Meet With Kyrgyz Counterpart Next Week

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced he will meet with his Kyrgyz counterpart, Sadyr Japarov, in the resort city of ...

Putin-Biden talks could be held in Europe

Moscow [Russia], May 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov on Tuesday said that a meeting between President Vladimir ...

Eric Haase, Tigers look to continue winning ways vs. Mariners

When the Detroit Tigers called up Eric Haase last week with Wilson Ramos on the injured list, manager A.J. Hinch ...

Dodgers to start Albert Pujols at first again vs. Diamondbacks

With the Albert Pujols era off to a positive start, the Los Angeles Dodgers will try to find out just ...

'Third Party' Threat to the Status Quo of US Politics Faces Long Odds

Rancor within the Republican Party peaked last week between members who remain loyal to former President Donald Trump and those ...

Indians seek bounce-back win against Angels

Zach Plesac will start for the Cleveland Indians Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., and the ...

Emma Watson rubbishes engagement rumours

Washington [US], May 18 (ANI): While breaking her silence on her 'dormant' career, actor Emma Watson recently slammed media for ...

US, UK, Canada announce more sanctions on Myanmar

London/Toronto [UK/Canada], May 18 (ANI): The United States, Britain and Canada on Monday announced additional sanctions on Myanmar's military in ...

Dates confirmed for Cape Town's hosting of Rugby World Cup Sevens

The dates for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 have been announced.Cape Town Stadium will play host to 24 men's ...

Iran is planning an oil export boost once US lifts sanctions

Iran is preparing to boost production and exports of crude oil as talks on the nuclear deal with the United ...

Advince LLP - a multi-disciplinary platform

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/SRV Media): Introducing Advince, a one-stop platform for all financial, accounting, auditing, taxation, and advisory ...

Cachy is filling the vacuum in the existing social media

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/Digpu): The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in countless lockdowns, with people increasingly resorting to social ...

US investigates second suspected case of mystery 'syndrome'

Washington DC [US], May 18 (ANI): The United States has ramped up its efforts to identify the cause of "anomalous ...

EU temporarily suspends tariffs on US exports

Brussels [Belgium], May 18 (ANI): The European Union (EU) and the United States have announced the start of discussions to ...

China eyes more military bases in Africa

Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): China's growing military and security partnerships with African countries pose new challenges to the United ...

White Sox look to keep ball rolling -- and flying -- vs. Twins

Fresh off producing season highs in runs and hits, the Chicago White Sox will try to keep the offensive momentum ...

Asia markets mostly rise but virus, inflation fears linger

Most markets rose in Asia on Tuesday as investors looked past rising virus infections in the region and bet on ...

Cubs' Zach Davies looks to extend success against Nationals

It's a simple concept for Chicago Cubs right hander Zach Davies. Consistently inducing soft contact with his off-speed pitches makes ...

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770 barges backed up on Mississippi River due to damaged bridge

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Some 770 barges on the lower Mississippi River have backed up due to a damaged bridge near Memphis, ...

As Covid crisis lessens, face masks no longer needed at federal parks

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week that hundreds of millions of visitors to ...

Palestinians bearing brunt of hostilities, Israel gets foreign backing

GAZA, Palestinian territories - The death toll in Gaza and Israel since hostilities surged on Monday of last week, has ...

Irish health department hit with ransomware attack

DUBLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's Department of Health has been under a ransomware attack similar to that recently launched ...

U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...

Polish bars celebrate reopening after end of Covid restrictions

WARSAW, Poland: Poles celebrated on the weekend as restaurants and bars opened outdoor dining for the first time in over ...

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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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