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Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

US Allies Tighten Alliance to Contain China's Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Australia's recent shift to a more combative stance against China will tighten political and military coordination among ...

Japan Marks 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - The aging survivors of the world's first atomic bombing gathered once again in Hiroshima, Japan, Thursday to ...

PCB announces financial support for unemployed women players

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 6 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced a three-month financial support package for the ...

Beirut explosion yet another heartbreak for a country already on the brink

Lebanon did not need one of the world's most horrific accidental detonations to remind people it is a state teetering ...

24/7 'One Hospital' Command Center launched

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug. 6 (PIA) -- The government on Thursday launched the round-the-clock "One Hospital" Command Center in Makati City ...

At Least 11 Killed In Roadside Bombing In Northern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says at least 11 people have been killed in a roadside bombing in the country's north.Ahmad Javid ...

U.S. To Seek UN Vote On Iran Arms Embargo Next Week

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States plans to hold a United Nations Security Council vote next week ...

Daily Testing for COVID-19 Dropping in US, AP Reports

Daily testing for the coronavirus in the United States is falling, even while the death toll rises, the Associated Press ...

NIA files charge sheet agianst man in fake Indian currency notes case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 6 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a charge sheet against the arrested accused in ...

Hopefully we can make the good start count, says Shan Masood

Manchester [UK], Aug 6 (ANI): After finishing the day one of the first Test against England at 139/2, Pakistan opener ...

US Steps Up Campaign to Purge 'Untrusted' Chinese Apps

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from U.S. ...

How we mourn the victims of tragedies depends on their citizenship status

Some migrants are welcomed into the nation while others are not. The pandemic throws into sharp relief who is considered ...

Grenade Attack Hits Rally As Pakistan Marks Kashmir Anniversary

Dozens of people were wounded in a grenade attack at a rally in Pakistan as the country marked the first ...

ISIS-K branch's new leader is Pak-based Haqqani terrorist

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): Shahab Almahajir, the new leader of ISIS Khorasan branch, is a Pakistan-based Haqqani Network terrorist, ...

PoK activist celebrates 1st anniversary of Art 370 abrogation

Glasgow [Scotland], Aug 5 (ANI): A political activist hailing from Mirpur in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) celebrated the first anniversary ...

Pakistan's Babar in 'same class as Kohli' after England fifty

The prolific Babar has now reached a half-century in five successive Test innings, with his previous five matches yielding four ...

Biden to Skip Milwaukee Trip for Presidential Nomination Acceptance

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has decided to not travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to accept the 2020 Democratic presidential ...

Kashmir's Media Cut Off From Internet and From Readers

One year ago on August 5, Indian Kashmir was cut off from the world as the Indian government blocked telecoms ...

Nearly Dozen Killed In Roadside Bombing In Northern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says at least 11 people have been killed in a roadside bombing in the country's north.Ahmad Javid ...

Pakistan cricket chief urges England to tour before 2022

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive Wasim Khan has urged England to send a team to the country before their ...

Babar Azam stars as Pakistan make solid start in England opener

Pakistan's Babar Azam underlined his status as one of the world's leading batsmen with a fine unbeaten fifty against England ...

Biden bristles at being asked about cognitive test

Joe Biden, the 77-year-old presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, pushed back strongly in an interview aired on Wednesday at a reporter ...

Tik...Tok: Pakistan's Media Crackdown Expands To Cyberspace

Critics say the space for free speech is shrinking in Pakistan, where officials are accused of expanding restrictions on the ...

Beirut reels from huge blast, as death toll climbs to at least 113

Lebanese rescue workers searched for survivors in the mangled wreckage of buildings and investigators blamed negligence for a massive warehouse ...

Biden not going to Milwaukee for Democratic presidential nomination

Combo photo shows former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump attending their respective events on ...

Peshawar Police pose for selfie with murderer of blasphemy accused

Islamabad (Pakistan), August 5 (ANI): An image of the Peshawar Police, Elite Force squad posing for a group selfie with ...

Beirut blast death toll reaches 113, over 4,000 injured

Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 5 (Sputnik/ANI): The powerful blast in the port of Lebanon's Beirut left 113 people killed and more ...

Pakistan govt pressurising Hindus to convert for jobs

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 5 (ANI): Hindus in Pakistan, who are being treated as second-class citizens in the country since 1947, ...

EXPLAINER | What you need to know about the explosions in Beirut

An initial explosion of pink smoke in the Beirut port late on Tuesday afternoon was followed by a second more ...

6 potential solutions to ease the COVID-19 news media crisis

The ongoing, coronavirus-fuelled media crisis has in fact been in the works for more than 30 years. It is not ...

England-Pakistan series to trial no-ball technology in Tests

Front-foot no-ball technology that will see the TV umpire alone deciding whether a bowler has over-stepped will be used for ...

Ammonium Nitrate: Fertilizer Behind Many Industrial Accidents

Ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities have said caused the devastating Beirut blast, is an odorless crystalline substance commonly used as ...

UN chief offers condolences to victims of Beirut port explosion

New York [USA], Aug 5 (Sputnik/ANI): Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, has offered his condolences to the ...

Marshall Tops Kobach in Kansas Senate Primary

Voters in the U.S. state of Kansas have picked Congressman Roger Marshall from a field of 11 Republican candidates, including ...

US Health Secretary to Visit Taiwan

TAIPEI - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will visit Taiwan "in the coming days," a move that ...

Death Toll Tops 100 in Beirut Blast

Prime Minister Hassan Diab declared Wednesday a day of mourning in Lebanon after a powerful blast devastated the port in ...

Pakistan bat against England in first Test

"We're looking to make the most of the overhead conditions, even though we would have batted first too," said England ...

LetsOTT the innovative Digital Streaming (OTT) Search Engine

New Delhi [India], Aug 5 (ANI/Digpu): "Innovation is the unrelenting drive to break the status quo and develop anew where ...

How a statue of a Russian princess appeared in Westminster Abbey

History Aug 05 2020 Alexandra Guzeva CEphoto, Uwe Aranas; Getty Images; Archive photo This relative of the last Russian tsar ...

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At least two deadly massive explosions rock Lebanese capital Beirut

Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes ...

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

US Allies Tighten Alliance to Contain China's Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Australia's recent shift to a more combative stance against China will tighten political and military coordination among ...

Japan Marks 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - The aging survivors of the world's first atomic bombing gathered once again in Hiroshima, Japan, Thursday to ...

PCB announces financial support for unemployed women players

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 6 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced a three-month financial support package for the ...

Beirut explosion yet another heartbreak for a country already on the brink

Lebanon did not need one of the world's most horrific accidental detonations to remind people it is a state teetering ...

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