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Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Envoys lay wreaths to remember million who died in Great Hunger Famine

CO ROSCOMMON, Ireland - The Taoiseach, Micheal Martin, told the National Famine Commemoration in Co Roscommon that the Great Famine ...

Tearful Jeff Bezos speaks of father fleeing Cuba at age 16

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos delivered a tearful remembrance of his father's fleeing Cuba in the ...

After jump in food prices, Iran cuts off internet to prevent protests

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran has abruptly raised prices as much as 300 percent for a variety of staple foods, including cooking ...

Thousands of birds saved in India during heatwave

NEW DELHI, India: As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal ...

British man charged with hacking into bank, stealing millions

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A British man has been charged with hacking into email servers and computers belonging to ...

Gulftainer handles 4,000 steel pipes within four hours at Iraq port

SHARJAH, 18th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Gulftainer, the largest privately owned, independent port management and logistics company globally, has accomplished ...

Pakistan, Militants Call Truce in Afghanistan-Hosted Peace Talks

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban confirmed Wednesday they hosted fresh peace negotiations between Pakistan and fugitive leaders of an outlawed ...

First polio outbreak in 30 years declared in Mozambique

Health authorities in Mozambique declared an outbreak of wild poliovirus on Wednesday after confirming that a child in the country's ...

EU wont let Ukraine run out of weapons Borrell

Bloc's top diplomat has promised Kiev a never-ending supply"The European Union will not let Ukraine run out of [military] equipment," ...

US recruits ISIS terrorists to fight in Ukraine Moscow

Intelligence agency claims that Washington is ?ready to use any means,? including hiring ISIS fighters as mercenariesThe US has been ...

Company eyeing Trump's social network warns investors

Incoming TRUTH Social partner posts list of Trump-related business failuresSpecial-purpose acquisition company Digital World Acquisition Corp (DWAC) has alerted potential ...

EU unveils energy rationing plan

The European Commission will encourage rationing and make solar panels mandatory in the move away from Russian energyEuropean Commission President ...

EU to bankroll Ukraine's budget

The European Union will fork out $9.5 billion to keep Ukraine afloat, as Washington has instructedEuropean Commission President Ursula von ...

US soccer strikes historic equal pay deal

The US Soccer Federation has reached a ruling proclaimed as a landmarkThe US Soccer Federation (USSF) has reached agreements that ...

Laser weapons used in Ukraine Russia

Hi tech tools can burn through targets up to 5km away, a top official outlinedRussia has developed its own anti-drone ...

Can Africa replace Russia as the EU's main source of gas

If such a move were easy, it would have been attempted a long time ago.In 2021, Russia supplied about 45% ...

Israel to simulate attack on Iran media

The exercises cover potential Iranian retaliation to the shelling of its nuclear facilitiesFor the first time, the Israeli Air Force's ...

Messi camp responds to rumors of US move

Reports claimed that the Argentine will buy a stake in the Inter Miami franchise before switching to the US in ...

US: Africa Needs Tailored Strategies to Fight ISIS Groups

Nairobi - African countries are being encouraged to use both soft and hard power to counter the growing threat posed ...

Some Wins, Some Losses for Trump in Republican Political Contests

Washington - The political sway of former U.S. President Donald Trump over Republican Party politics 16 months after he left ...

Acutely aware of challenges faced by minorities in Pakistan: UK Minister

London [UK], May 18 (ANI): UK's Minister of State for Foreign Commonwealth and Development Affairs Tariq Mahmood Ahmad on Tuesday ...

World Bank, UN grant 10 million USD to mitigate impacts of Beirut port blasts

Beirut [Lebanon], May 15 (ANI/Xinhua): A new 10 million U.S. dollars grant will help Lebanon mitigate the environmental and health ...

US will work with Finland, Sweden to deter threats while NATO weighs entry bids: Biden

Washington [US], May 18 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he will work with Finland and Sweden ...

Tirumurti receives MoS Muraleedharan in New York

New York [US], May 18 (ANI): India's Permanent Representative to the UN TS Tirumurti received Union Minister of State for ...

Pakistan court issues arrest warrant against former FM Ishaq Dar

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): A Pakistan court on Wednesday issued a perpetual arrest warrant against former Finance Minister Ishaq ...

Pakistan FM Bhutto meets US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, discuss strengthening economic ties

New York [US], May 18 (ANI): Pakistan's recently appointed Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met his US counterpart Secretary of ...

TTP extends ceasefire in Pakistan till May 30

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): The banned outfit Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Wednesday announced an extension in the ceasefire with ...

Russia shuts office of Canada's CBC in Moscow, cancels visas of journalists

Moscow [Russia], May 18 (ANI): As a response to Ottawa's actions, Russia on Wednesday closed the office of the Canadian ...

MoS Muraleedharan to participate in Ministerial on 'global food security' with US Secretary of State Blinken

New York [US], May 18 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan will participate in a high ...

Pakistan: No-confidence motion filed against Balochistan CM for poor governance

Balochistan [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): A no-confidence motion against Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo was submitted by Pakistan ...

Pakistan releases 30 TTP terrorists as it hold talks with outfit: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): The Pakistani government has reportedly released 30 terrorists belonging to the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as ...

Pakistan engages in talks with IMF over economic crunch

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Battling an acute economic crunch, the Pakistan government has begun engaging in talks with the ...

The rights of refugees in Africa are under threat: what can be done

In April 2022, 70 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were reportedly detained and then deported by the ...

Turkey Blocked Start of NATO Talks on Sweden, Finland Accession - Reports

Moscow [Russia], May 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Turkey has blocked the start of consideration of the application for accession of Finland and ...

Pakistan: Doctor, civilian kidnapped in Mirali

North Waziristan [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Two persons including a doctor belonging to Pakistan's North Waziristan district of Mirali were ...

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Warm water dwarf sperm whale dies off Ireland's Glengarriff, Co Cork

DUBLIN, Ireland: Officials have confirmed that the first dwarf sperm whale has washed up on the shores of Ireland.The announcement ...

Indian ban on wheat exports expected to hike prices worldwide

NEW DELHI, India: India has banned the exporting of wheat, despite stating it was targeting record international shipments this year, ...

One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

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