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In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...

China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

For first time in US, hearing aids to be sold over the counter

WASHINGTON D.C.: A proposal by health officials in the United States will allow the public to purchase non-prescription hearing aids, ...

Diver discovers Crusader sword in waters off Israel

HAIFA, Israel: A 900 year-old sword, believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land, was ...

First movie in space filmed by Russians in Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: A Russian film crew has returned to Earth from the International Space Station after spending two weeks filming ...

Chile at beginning of new era

"It feels like we are at the end of an era," Barbara Sepulveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepulveda ...

Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...

Conservative Marki-Zay wins runoff to challenge Hungary's Orban

BUDAPEST, Hungary: Conservative provincial mayor Peter Marki-Zay, a political outsider with no party affiliation, won an opposition run-off primary on ...

Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...

Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

T20 WC: Cricket fans in Moradabad hold havan for India's victory

Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 24 (ANI): Ahead of India's clash with Pakistan as it kick off its ICC T20 ...

T20 WC: Virat enjoys scoring against Pakistan, says Rajkumar

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma on Sunday said that team India ...

'Rust' director Joel Souza breaks silence on demise of Halyna Hutchins

Washington [US], October 24 (ANI): Director Joel Souza, who was injured during the shooting of his upcoming directorial 'Rust', recently ...

United Nations Day: PM Modi recalls India's efforts towards world peace

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled India's efforts towards world peace and global wellness while ...

Vicky Kaushal congratulates Nayanthara, Vignesh Shivan as 'Koozhangal' becomes India's official entry to Oscars 2022

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): Actor Vicky Kaushal congratulated Tamil film 'Koozhangal's' producers, Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan, as their ...

India preparing digital land records in villages with help of drones, says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the new drone policy in the ...

Indian Navy's first Training Squadron visit to Sri Lanka begins

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): The first Training Squadron--comprising Indian Naval Ships Sujata, Magar, Shardul, Sudarshini, Tarangini and Coast ...

US still ready for dialogue with North Korea without preconditions: Special Envoy

Tokyo [Japan], October 24 (ANI/Sputnik): US Special Representative for North Korea Sung Kim has held talks with South Korean Special ...

T20 WC: Cricketing world await thriller as India meet Pakistan on cricket pitch after two years

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): Excitement among the cricketing world is at an all-time high as arch-rivals India and ...

Celebrating the UN staffers who carry hope around the globe

From bringing together fractured communities, to fighting child labour, and advancing climate action, the work of UN staff around the ...

Xi Jinping -- Committed to advancing UN cause for better world

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writer Shi XiaomengBEIJING, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- "It falls on each and every responsible ...

Japan PM plans to attend COP26 summit

Tokyo [Japan], October 24 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is planning to attend the UN summit on climate change ...

Philippines scales up diplomatic protests against Beijing over South China Sea

Manila [Philippines], October 24 (ANI): Scaling up its number of protests against Beijing's actions in the South China Sea (SCS), ...

Indore artists make rangoli to cheer team India in T20 World Cup

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 24 (ANI): Indore artist along with her team has made 7,700 square feet rangoli to ...

Braves advance to World Series with 4-2 win over Dodgers

The Atlanta Braves rode Eddie Rosario's heroics all the way to the World Series, finishing off the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

Bangladesh violence: ISKCON devotees hold protest in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 24 (ANI): Followers of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) held a peaceful march on ...

Russia's Andrey Rublev qualifies for 2021 ATP Finals in Turin

London [UK], October 24 (ANI): Andrey Rublev became the fifth singles player to qualify for the 2021 ATP Finals, to ...

Candlelight vigil held in memory of 'Rust' cinematographer Halyna Hutchins

Washington [US], October 24 (ANI): Hundreds gathered at Albuquerque Civic Plaza on Saturday evening for a candlelight vigil in remembrance ...

ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in Kabul that cut main electricity line

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 24 (ANI): Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power ...

T20 WC: Was thinking of net run rate, reveals Morgan

Dubai [UAE], October 24 (ANI): England skipper Eoin Morgan stated that his side was thinking of Net Run Rate (NRR) ...

T20 WC: Unacceptable performance, says Pollard after WI's dismal show against England

Dubai [UAE], October 24 (ANI): West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has urged his side to forget their dismal batting display ...

Cavaliers edge Hawks for first win of season

Ricky Rubio scored 23 points and lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first win of the season, a 101-95 victory ...

Taliban 'deputy PM' Hanafi discusses Afghan situation, humanitarian aid with UN envoy

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 24 (ANI): Afghanistan "deputy Prime Minister" Abdul Salam Hanafi held a meeting with UN envoy to Afghanistan, ...

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US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...

China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

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