Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Vatican shortfall less than projected due to spending reductions

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican reports that it closed out 2020 with a deficit of $78 million, which was better than ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

US Watchdog: Taliban Assassinations of Afghan Pilots 'Worrisome'

WASHINGTON - Taliban assassinations of Afghan pilots detailed by Reuters this month mark another "worrisome development" for the Afghan Air ...

Philippines Says US Visiting Forces Agreement to Remain in Effect

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippines says it has fully restored a major security agreement with the United States, with President ...

Chinese mission opposesEU push for COVID-19 origins study

Brussels [Belgium], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): China opposes any attempts to manipulate the study of the COVID-19 origin in the name ...

Hector Herrera's late goal carries Mexico past Canada

Hector Herrera scored in the ninth minute of second-half stoppage time to give Mexico a dramatic 2-1 victory over Canada ...

US, Pak National Security Advisors meet in Washington

Washington DC [US], July 30 (ANI): US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met with his Pakistani counterpart Moeed Yusuf in ...

Gyasi Zardes plays hero as USMNT reaches Gold Cup final

Gyasi Zardes' goal in the 86th minute sent the U.S. men's national team to the final of the CONCACAF Gold ...

Show-cause notice to Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 30 (ANI): Pakistan election commission has issued a show-cause notice to Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is ...

Police launch multi-pronged probe in minor girl case

Karachi [Pakistan], July 30 (ANI): A multi-pronged investigation into the kidnapping, rape and murder of a six-year-old girl in Pakistan's ...

Construction of camp for Afghan refugees begins

Dushanbe [Tajikistan] July 30 (ANI): Tajikistan has begun the construction of a camp for refugees from Afghanistan in the border ...

Iran's Supreme Leader Criticizes US as Nuclear Talks Stall

TEHRAN, IRAN - Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday called the U.S. "stubborn" in stalled nuclear talks in Vienna for discussing ...

Human rights violations in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 30 (ANI): Human rights violations have been increasing in Afghanistan at a time when the withdrawal of ...

Taliban takeover would make Afghanistan a pariah state

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): Afghanistan would become a "pariah state" if the government (after Taliban takeover) commits atrocities ...

First Person: Im not old enough to be a woman says trafficked teen

A teenage girl who was sold for sex for the price of a few beers as a twelve-year-old, has told ...

Congress moves to reclaim its war powers

In mid-July 2021, a bipartisan and ideologically diverse group of senators proposed a new bill that, if passed, would dramatically ...

India rejects reference to J-K, CPEC in Pak-China joint statement

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): India has taken strong objection to mention of Jammu and Kashmir in ...

UK announces donation of 10 million vaccines

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): India has confirmed that it is not on the list of beneficiaries announced by ...

We are contributing to peace-building efforts

New York [US], July 30 (ANI): India's development partnership with Afghanistan includes more than 550 Community Development Projects covering all ...

France Calls British Travel Rules 'Discriminatory,' Not Science-Based

France's European Affairs Minister on Thursday called Britain's decision to lift quarantine requirements for all fully vaccinated travelers arriving from ...

U.S. says "fully prepared" to continue negotiation with Iran

© Provided by Xinhua The "ball is in Iran's court" as the U.S. is willing to reach an agreement with ...

'ndia has proposed to include Chabaha port in INSTC'

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): India has proposed to include the Chabaha port in the framework of the International ...

USAID Chief to Visit Ethiopia to Press for Tigray Aid

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) chief Samantha Power will visit Ethiopia next week to press for humanitarian access into ...

Taliban offensive spills over to Central Asia

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): The deteriorating situation in Afghanistan with an increase in offensives by the Taliban is ...

Covid-19: Covax expecting 250 million donated doses soon, says WHO

The Covax scheme is expecting 250 million donated vaccines soon.The WHO says this will be a boost for several countries ...

Top UN Humanitarian Official Visits Ethiopia

The top United Nations humanitarian official began his first official visit to Ethiopia Thursday amid a humanitarian crisis resulting from ...

Croatia celebrates joining of long-awaited Peljesac Bridge

© Provided by Xinhua The China-constructed Peljesac Bridge, connecting Croatia's mainland with its southernmost region, was finally joined together late ...

3.3 million Pakistani children threatened by child labour

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 29 (ANI): About 3.3 million Pakistani children are threatened by child labour that deprives them of their ...

Stores selling Chinese products attract shoppers in Baghdad

© Provided by Xinhua "With its quality and continuous innovation, Chinese goods have made us (stores selling Chinese products) conquer ...

India lodges protest against so-called elections in PoK

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): India has termed elections in Pakistan occupied Kashmir as a cosmetic exercise to camouflage ...

'Involvement of enemy countries including Pak suspected'

Kochi (Kerala) [India], July 29 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday informed the Kerala High Court that ...

India wishes to see independent, stable Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): India on Thursday reiterated that it wishes to see an independent, sovereign, democratic and ...

Cocaine worth $1 million washes up on Tonga beach

People in Tonga discovered cocaine worth more than $1 million.Police said they were searching areas of interest.Tonga is on the ...

Book 'The Khan of Khel Khudaai' launched

Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) [India], July 29 (ANI/PNN): There are not many authors, who can present a compelling fictionalized account of the ...

Pak's 'anti-Taliban' narrative deceptive, says Afghan daily

Islamabad [Pakistan] July 29 (ANI): As the situation in Afghanistan deteriorates with an increase in offensives by the Taliban, Pakistan ...

'India in touch with various stakeholders in Afghanistan'

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): The government said on Thursday that it supports all peace initiatives leading towards a ...

Monitor: Syria's Daraa Gripped by Worst Clashes in Three Years

Gunmen on Thursday killed eight Syrian regime fighters and captured 15 others during the fiercest clashes in the southern province ...

Beaune: British decision discriminatory for travelers from

Paris [France] July 29 (ANI/FENA): France said on Thursday that it did not understand why it was exempted from the ...

2 suspects held in Pak for bus blast which killed Chinese

Lahore [Pakistan] July 29 (ANI): Pakistan's Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has claimed to have arrested two men for their alleged involvement ...

Russia Wants Britain, France To Join Wider Nuclear Talks With U.S.

Russia says it wants Britain and France to become part of wider nuclear arms control talks with the United States ...

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After initial optimism, summer travel season in Europe remains low

PARIS, France: With European countries scrambling to contain new virus outbreaks with a litany of constantly-changing and last-minute rules, the ...

Vatican shortfall less than projected due to spending reductions

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican reports that it closed out 2020 with a deficit of $78 million, which was better than ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

US Watchdog: Taliban Assassinations of Afghan Pilots 'Worrisome'

WASHINGTON - Taliban assassinations of Afghan pilots detailed by Reuters this month mark another "worrisome development" for the Afghan Air ...

Philippines Says US Visiting Forces Agreement to Remain in Effect

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippines says it has fully restored a major security agreement with the United States, with President ...

Chinese mission opposesEU push for COVID-19 origins study

Brussels [Belgium], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): China opposes any attempts to manipulate the study of the COVID-19 origin in the name ...

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