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Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

At auction, first printing of U.S. Constitution could see $20 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Auction house Sotheby's announced that it will auction a rare first-edition printed copy of the ...

Philippine boxing champion Pacquiao to announce run for presidency

MANILA, Philippines: Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will run for president of the Philippines next year, criticizing ...

Immigrants in U.S. capital protest in bid to become American citizens

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Thousands of U.S. immigrants and their allies rallied Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to demand that Congress include ...

California trees, homes wrapped in aluminum to protect from wildfires

MEYERS, California: Contractor Martin Diky said that he panicked when a wildfire began advancing toward his mountain house in Meyers, ...

Spanish police report students celebrate easing of Covid restrictions

MADRID, Spain: Some 25,000 students took part in the largest illegal drinking party in Madrid since the start of the ...

Foreign affairs ministers: France, India working to create new allianc

PARIS, France: French and Indian foreign affairs ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar have agreed to work on a ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

Justin Trudeau set for third term after 156 seat victory

OTTAWA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is to continue his third mandate as prime minister ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...

Notre Dame on track for 2024 reopening, says Paris officials

PARIS, France: Work to shore up Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been finished, allowing the long-awaited restoration to begin, ...

Poland's Deputy PM Kaczynski says EU law cannot be supreme

WARSAW, Poland: Poland's deputy prime minister and ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has said that the primacy of EU law ...

No injuries as earthquake jolts southern California

LOS ANGELES, California: A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck near Carson, California on Friday night and was felt in cities throughout Southern ...

World leaders will be shut out of UN if not vaccinated against Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid and New York City officials have jointly announced that ...

Syria: 10 years of war has left at least 350,000 dead

A decade of war in Syria has left more 350,200 people dead, High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet told the Human Rights ...

US Treasury Department authorizes aid transactions with the Taliban

The US Treasury Department has permitted the export of food, medicine, and vital humanitarian aid to Afghanistan. Though the Taliban ...

Quad vaccine initiative will help Indo-Pacific nations: PM

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Noting that Quad will work in the role of "force for global good", Prime Minister ...

Focus of Quad is not on security apparatus: US

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Amid the ongoing Quad Leaders' Summit, the United States on Friday (local time) emphasised that ...

Quad: PM Suga thanks US for lifting bans from Japanese food

Washington [US] September 25 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga thanked President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit for lifting ...

Meeting reflects strong ties among four of the nations:Suga

Washington DC [US], September 25 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga during his opening remarks at the Quad summit expressed ...

'Quad can deal with big challenges in complex, world'

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Speaking at the Quad summit here, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the group ...

Biden announced Quad fellowship at Leaders' Summit

Washington DC [US], September 25 (ANI): Noting the excellent progress made by the Quad, US President Joe Biden on Friday ...

Quad countries have common vision for future: Biden

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Welcoming the Quad leaders for the first in-person meeting, US President said that the grouping ...

Quad will work as force for global good, says PM Modi

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Quad will work in the role of "force ...

'Quad vaccine initiative will help people of Indo-pacific '

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that four nations of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue ...

Tom Felton's friend shares actor's health update

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Actor Tom Felton's friend has given a health update about the 'Harry Potter' star after ...

Biden's leadership on critical issues commendable, says PM

Washington [US] September 24 (ANI): After the bilateral meeting, PM Narendra Modi said that US President Joe Biden's leadership on ...

Mapping the contours of Jihadist groups in the Sahel

The Sahel region, an area covering 3 million sq km, has been a hotbed of Islamic Jihadi groups in recent ...

Uranium: what the explosion in prices means for the nuclear industry

It is a year since Horizon Nuclear Power, a company owned by Hitachi, confirmed it was pulling out of building ...

PM Modi, Biden discuss trade, Indo-Pacific, COVID-19

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Friday held their first bilateral ...

India, US launching new chapter in historical ties: Biden

Washington [US] September 24 (ANI): During the bilateral talks between the two countries, President Joe Biden said that India and ...

SEEPZ has 30 billion dollars export potential: Goyal

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on Friday visited Santacruz Electronics Export ...

Iran Says Talks On Nuclear Deal To Resume 'Very Soon'

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Tehran will return to negotiations on resuming compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal 'very ...

PM Modi signs visitor book in Roosevelt Room of White House

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): Registering the spirit of US-India friendship in ink, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday signed ...

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Syria: 10 years of war has left at least 350,000 dead

A decade of war in Syria has left more 350,200 people dead, High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet told the Human Rights ...

Colts' Carson Wentz practices, game-time decision vs. Titans

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz answered two missed practices this week by participating in Friday's session. "Carson Wentz was limited ...

Mapping the contours of Jihadist groups in the Sahel

The Sahel region, an area covering 3 million sq km, has been a hotbed of Islamic Jihadi groups in recent ...

U.S. takes 3-1 lead over Europe after opening foursomes

The United States jumped out to a 3-1 lead Friday after the opening foursome matches of the Ryder Cup at ...

SLC appoints Mahela Jayawardene as consultant during T20 WC

Colombo [Sri Lanka], September 24 (ANI): Mahela Jayawardene has been appointed as the consultant of the Sri Lankan squad for ...

Poland Reports Fourth Migrant Death At Belarusian Border In Days

The Polish border guard service says an Iraqi migrant has died near the country's frontier with Belarus, the fourth such ...

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