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US special envoy skips Doha meet, says will talk to Taliban after their concrete steps to ensure human rights

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): While skipping the Doha meeting between the US delegation and Taliban representatives, US special envoy ...


3 terrorists killed in northwestern Pakistan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): Three terrorists were killed as the Pakistani military conducted a clearance operation in the ...


Afghanistan: Grenade attack on religious school injures 8

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): Eight people were injured after unknown elements threw a hand grenade into a religious school ...


'Every day at least one or two Afghan women commit suicide'

Geneva [Switzerland], July 2 (ANI): 'Every day there are at least one or two women who commit suicide', said a ...


'Homelessness' threatens thousands of Afghans amid cruel Taliban regime

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): Due to the displacement of Afghans back to the country by the Taliban, up to ...


At Doha meet, US censures Taliban on rights issues in Afghanistan

Doha [Qatar], July 2 (ANI): A high-level US delegation met with senior Taliban representatives in Qatar to discuss concerns about ...


Why did Soviet soldiers in Afghanistan BOIL their ammo

A widespread army tale claims the ammo required up to five hours of boiling. But what on earth was it ...


Without participation of political figures in jirga, formal recognition of Taliban not possible: Afghan ex-politicians

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): Criticising Afghanistan's national assembly, former politicians said that without the participation of political figures at ...


Human Rights Council holds urgent debate on rights of women and girls in Afghanistan

Geneva [Switzerland], July 1 (ANI): The Human Rights Council (HRC) on Friday held an urgent debate on the human rights ...


Afghan supreme leader calls for implementing Islamic laws

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 1 (ANI): The supreme leader of the Taliban-run administration in Afghanistan, has emphasized the need to implement ...


India calls for protection of women's rights in Afghanistan at UNHRC meet

Geneva [Switzerland], July 1 (ANI): India at the 50th Session of the Human Rights Council meeting on Afghanistan called for ...


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US sanctions causes 90 percent drop in chips sent to Russia

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has said that since the U.S. and its allies imposed sanctions on Moscow ...

Tokyo suffers through heatwave, worst since 1875

Tokyo, Japan: On June 28, Japan baked under intense heat for a fourth successive day, with temperatures breaking nearly 150-year-old ...

Law allowing non-citizens to vote ruled unconstitutional in New York

ALBANY, New York: A New York state judge has struck down a recent law giving 800,000 non-citizen New York City ...

Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...

Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

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Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

Chip design center to be built by MediaTek, Indiana Purdue University

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The world's fourth largest chip designer by revenue, Taiwan's MediaTek, has told Reuters that it plans to create ...

Stock markets in U.S. revive after sharp sell-off, dollar forges ahead

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday, a day after major across-the-board sell-offs."Consensus estimates for 2022 and ...

Swiss pharma Novartis to cut 7.4% of global workforce

GENEVA, Switzerland: Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis has said, as part of its previously announced restructuring program, that it could cut ...

Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

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India's boxer Kalaivani storms into final in Elorda Cup; Kuldeep in semis

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): Indian boxer Kalaivani Srinivasan entered the final with a dominating victory while Kuldeep Kumar ...


US May Resume Fulbright Program for Afghanistan

With the collapse of the former Afghan republic in August 2021, Azizullah Jahish suffered two losses.The new Taliban leadership fired ...


US special envoy skips Doha meet, says will talk to Taliban after their concrete steps to ensure human rights

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): While skipping the Doha meeting between the US delegation and Taliban representatives, US special envoy ...


Ukraine accused of arbitrary restrictions against journalists

Media are being denied access to certain areas, banned from filming, and occasionally detained, Reporters Without Borders saidReporters Without Borders ...


3 terrorists killed in northwestern Pakistan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): Three terrorists were killed as the Pakistani military conducted a clearance operation in the ...


Ukraine urged to lift arbitrary restrictions on journalists

Media are being denied access to certain areas, banned from filming, and occasionally detained, Reporters Without Borders saidReporters Without Borders ...


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