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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 ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

Bangladesh to move 81,000 Rohingya to island after UN deal

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh intends to transfer more than 80,000 Rohingya refugees to a distant island in the Bay of ...

'Among Us' coming to Xbox, PlayStation, and Xbox Game Pass in December

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): The popular social deduction game, 'Among Us', is arriving on Xbox and PlayStation on December ...

UK Foreign Secretary on three-day visit to India from October 24

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Elizabeth Truss will pay ...

NCB conducted 6 raids in Mumbai, nearby areas in last 2 days: Sources

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 21 (ANI): The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has conducted six raids or searches in Mumbai and ...

China downplays NBA player's video message calling for Tibet's independence

Beijing [China], October 21 (ANI): Accusing the US basketball player Enes Kanter of trying to draw attention, China on Thursday ...

$667 million funding call to help Afghans through economic crisis

Afghanistan's economy is imploding, with all but three per cent of households expected to fall below the poverty line in ...

President Kovind lauds India crossing 100 crore COVID-19 vaccinations, says country has created history

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday congratulated the citizens on India crossing the 100-crore ...

J-K: Pari Mahal in Srinagar lights up in Tricolour to mark 100 cr COVID-19 vaccination

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 21 (ANI): Pari Mahal in Srinagar lighted up in Tricolour to mark India's achievement ...

Not paid for four months, hundreds of teachers in Afghanistan's Herat call on Taliban to pay their salaries

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 21 (ANI): Hundreds of teachers in the western province of Herat gathered and called on the Taliban ...

T20 WC: Coetzer shines as Scotland defeat Oman to qualify for Super 12s alongside B'desh

Muscat [Oman], October 21 (ANI): Kyle Coetzer played a knock of 41 runs as Scotland defeated Oman by eight wickets ...

NIA court discharges 4 accused in terror funding case, finds no sufficient material

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): A National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Thursday discharged four persons in an alleged ...

Pakistan will remain in FATF 'grey list', no relief from global anti-terror watchdog

Paris [France], October 21 (ANI): Pakistan will continue to remain on the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) increased monitoring list, ...

Study explores how retirement impacts social support, wellbeing

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): New research shows that Australian couples moving into retirement tend to maintain their social networks, ...

FATF places Turkey on grey list for failing to check terror financing

Paris [France], October 21 (ANI): Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on Thursday placed Turkey on its grey list for failing ...

Jin Young Ko's record-tying 60s streak ends

Jin Young Ko fell two strokes shy of extending her record-tying streak of 14 consecutive rounds in the 60s on ...

Changing ocean currents are driving extreme winter weather, find researchers

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Throughout Earth's oceans runs a conveyor belt of water. Its churning is powered by differences ...

Booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine 95.6 pc effective, say Pfizer, BioNTech

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Pfizer and BioNTech said on Thursday that a booster shot of their COVID-19 vaccine has ...

5th Elite Women's National Boxing C'ship: Hemlata, Aarya dominate on Day 1

Hisar (Haryana) [India], October 21 (ANI): The 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships got off to a blistering start on ...

China rejects EU report on ties with Taiwan

Bejing [China], October 21 (ANI): China on Thursday strongly condemned and rejected the report on the political relations and cooperation ...

Amid suspended aid, Afghanistan's public health facilities deteriorating

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 21 (ANI): After the Taliban took over the reins of Afghanistan in August, international aid has dried ...

Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot starrer 'Red Notice' trailer is an action-packed ride

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): The full-length trailer for the upcoming action heist movie 'Red Notice', starring Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne ...

ASI illuminates 100 monuments in tri-colour to celebrate 100 cr COVID-19 vaccinations achievement

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): The Archaeological Survey of India of the Ministry of Culture on Thursday illuminated 100 ...

WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala congratulates India on administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is on a three-day visit ...

IMF official says China has tools to contain risks to economy

© Provided by Xinhua "Going forward, it could be focused more on household support, which would help both in the ...

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China downplays NBA player's video message calling for Tibet's independence

Beijing [China], October 21 (ANI): Accusing the US basketball player Enes Kanter of trying to draw attention, China on Thursday ...

Bruins looking to snuff Sabres' best start in 13 years

If the Buffalo Sabres are to continue their best start in 13 years, they must find a way to record ...

Orlando hopes to continue home-opener magic vs. Knicks

The Orlando Magic will look to continue their recent success in home openers when they face the New York Knicks ...

Young stars on a collision course as Hornets face Cavaliers

One game into the season and the Charlotte Hornets already have racked up numerous accomplishments. Now they're imagining what they ...

T20 WC: Coetzer shines as Scotland defeat Oman to qualify for Super 12s alongside B'desh

Muscat [Oman], October 21 (ANI): Kyle Coetzer played a knock of 41 runs as Scotland defeated Oman by eight wickets ...

Penguins F Jeff Carter tests positive for COVID-19

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jeff Carter has tested positive for COVID-19 and entered the league's protocols, coach Mike Sullivan announced Thursday. ...

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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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