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Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

Children's Covid vaccine could begin in October, says U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Leading U.S. health officials have said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized to be administered to children ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

France's Le Pen proposes nationalizing motorways, selling tv, radio

PARIS, France: Far-right political leader Marine Le Pen has told French daily Le Figaro of her desire to nationalize France's ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

After Covid lockdown, U.S. Supreme Court to resume in-person arguments

WASHINGTON D.C.: At the start of its new session on 4th October, the Supreme Court will again hear in-person oral ...

If state fails, N. Carolina court will take over school funding

RALEIGH, North Carolina: A North Carolina judge has given state legislators until the middle of October to carry out a ...

South African children participate in test of Sinovac Covid vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: South Africa began vaccinating children and adolescents aged 6 months to 17 years as part of the ...

500,000 families in Lebanon to receive monthly cash payments

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Lebanon's new government said Thursday it will provide U.S. dollar payments to hundreds of thousands of poor families, ...

Initial $500 fine set for travelers not wearing face masks

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government is doubling fines for passengers who do not wear face masks while traveling on public ...

California wildfires diverted from reaching Lake Tahoe homes

TAHOE CITY, California: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Chief Thomas Porter said his crews were able to keep ...

Trial of 20 accused of 2015 attack that killed 130 begins in Paris

PARIS, France: The trial of 20 men implicated in a jihadist attack claimed by Islamic State, which killed 130 people ...

N. Korean nukes, missiles on agenda of U.S., Japan, S. Korea meeting

SEOUL, Sept 10 (Reuters) - SEOUL, South Korea: Officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan will meet next ...

Biden tours NYC, Pentagon and crash site of Flight 93 to mark 9/11

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is commemorating the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, on Saturday with three somber, silent ...

After deaths of residents, Louisiana nursing homes lose licenses

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana: Louisiana health officials announced they have revoked the licenses of seven nursing homes which evacuated their residents ...

UN official raises concern over children's security

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 16 (ANI): Virginia Gamba, United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, has ...

Pak slams world's 'wait, watch' policy on Afghanistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 16 (ANI): Pakistan National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf has slammed, what he termed as 'wait and watch' ...

EU looks for deeper Indo-Pacific ties amid China concerns

London [UK], September 16 (ANI): Amid the growing Chinese aggression and ongoing developments in Afghanistan, the European Union will seek ...

India exceeds average daily vaccination of 18 countries

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): India has surpassed the average daily COVID-19 vaccination of the 18 major countries in ...

Tendulkar praises Michael Holding's commentary skills

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 16 (ANI): Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday said the voice of Michael Holding will be ...

UNSC renews mandate of UN Mission in Libya to Sept 30

New York [US], September 16 (ANI): United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday renewed the mandate of the United Nations ...

Elevated stress hormones linked to blood pressure risk

Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): In a study of more than 400 adults with normal blood pressure, those who had ...

What Russia's the most powerful assault rifle is capable of

The weapon penetrates solid walls and even the slightest hit of its ammo is lethal for any enemy. Our correspondent ...

A 'Single Voting Day' In Russia...Held Over Three Days

As the old joke goes, the Soviet Union was heralded for producing the world's largest microchips and the fastest watches. ...

UST is now certified as a CarbonNeutral company

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 16 (ANI/PRNewswire):Aligned with the company's longstanding commitment to act responsibly and minimize the impact of its ...

Shireen Limaye to lead at FIBA Women's Asia Cup

Amman [Jordan] September 16 (ANI): Experienced forward Shireen Limaye will lead the Indian basketball women's team at the upcoming FIBA ...

Kyle Hendricks, Cubs attempt to win series at Philadelphia

Chicago Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks always seems to end his seasons on a high note. He will try to maintain ...

BJP preparing its health volunteers to create record

By Pragya KaushikaNew Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is aspiring to help create a record by ...

Nilakanta Sharma talks about India's Olympic campaign

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team midfielder Nilakanta Sharma has over the years shown significant ...

Brian Cox, Jodie Turner-Smith to star in 'The Independent'

Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): Golden Globe and Emmy-winning actor Brian Cox is teaming up with actor Jodie Turner-Smith for ...

AIFF President meets Sports Minister

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel met Anurag Thakur, Union Minister of ...

Amarinder's ill-tempered rant shows he is rattled

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India] September 16 (ANI): Former union minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday ...

Affinity Education conducts free counselling to NEET 2021

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI/SRV Media): With the successful completion of NEET 2021, students are all pumped up for ...

USA skipper Saurabh Netravalkar reprimanded by ICC

Dubai [UAE], September 16 (ANI): USA captain Saurabh Netravalkar has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code ...

'Pakistan was like a hired gun'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the US war against terrorism was "disastrous" for Pakistan ...

Academy for Bankers aims to be the premium platform

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 16 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The Resource Management Network, a leading talent and resource management company with operations ...

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Confederation of British Industry calls for lower taxes

LONDON, England: The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to stop ...

Marks & Spencer rumored to weigh closing French stores

LONDON, England: As new trade rules following Britain's departure from the European Union continue to impact product availability in stores, ...

Three women, 2 men struck by car in Edinburgh, driver flees

EDINBURGH, Scotland - A serious road traffic crash in Edinburgh has resulted in five pedestrians being hospitalised, before the driver ...

Investigation continues into Birmingham mayhem on Bank Holiday weekend

BIRMINGHAM, UK - West Midlands Police are continuing their investigation into the alleged disorder and violence in Birmingham city's nightlife ...

Uyghur Tribunal probing rights abuses concludes session

London [UK], September 16 (ANI): An independent UK-based panel, probing human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province, has concluded its ...

EU looks for deeper Indo-Pacific ties amid China concerns

London [UK], September 16 (ANI): Amid the growing Chinese aggression and ongoing developments in Afghanistan, the European Union will seek ...

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