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Taliban vow to probe reports of summary killings in Afghanistan despite amnesty decree

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): The Taliban on Sunday promised to probe reports of execution and forcible disappearance of former ...


Starvation grips Afghanistan amid economic collapse

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): Afghanistan is on the brink of mass starvation after nearly four months since the Taliban ...


India-Russia will hold first 22 dialogue in Delhi tomorrow, discussions on key bilateral, global issues to take place

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): India and Russia will hold the first 22 format dialogue here on December 6, ...


Pope Calls Neglect of Migrants 'Shipwreck' on Lesbos Visit

LESBOS, GREECE - Pope Francis on Sunday returned to the island of Lesbos, the migration flashpoint he first visited in ...


Suliman Safi to lead Afghanistan in U-19 World Cup

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): Left-hand top-order batter Suliman Safi will lead the 20-member Afghanistan squad in the ICC U19 ...


Afghans lodge most asylum applications in EU: report

Brussels [Belgium], December 5 (ANI): The asylum requests by Afghan people to Europe have increased dramatically and is now the ...


Taliban going back on its word, US & allies say

The US and more than a dozen of its allies have issued a statement expressing concern over the alleged summary ...


Pope Francis Visiting Migrant Camp on Greek Island of Lesbos

LESBOS, GREECE - Pope Francis will travel to Lesbos on Sunday to meet asylum-seekers at a migrant camp there on ...


India-Russia to ink several pacts, discuss important issues during President Putin's visit

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to arrive in India on Monday for the ...


Pak envoy meets Taliban's acting FM, discusses bilateral cooperation

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): Pakistan's envoy to Afghanistan Mansoor Ahmad Khan met Taliban acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi ...


Major milestones expected during Putin's visit to India

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to arrive in the national capital here on ...


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Mexican gang crashes into prison, flees with nine inmates

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: A Mexican gang crashed vehicles into a Mexican jail this week, in a successful bid to free ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

Business

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GM cathode battery plant seeks to lower cost of electric car batteries

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will construct a new cathode factory in North America for its electric ...

Capital One takes lead among major bank by ending overdraft fees

MCLEAN, Virginia: Capital One bank has announced plans to cancel overdraft fees early next year, and becoming the largest bank ...

BMW new XM hybrid concept vehicle to begin production in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: Automaker BMW has announced the launch of its new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the first M class ...

To end chip shortage, build U.S. factories, says White House

DETROIT, Michigan: Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo visited Detroit to highlight the urgent need to manufacture semiconductor chips in the United ...

Brit Air halts Hong Kong flights as China forces crews to quarantine

LONDON, England: British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong, after its crew members were reported to have been forced ...

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Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...


Taliban vow to probe reports of summary killings in Afghanistan despite amnesty decree

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): The Taliban on Sunday promised to probe reports of execution and forcible disappearance of former ...


Starvation grips Afghanistan amid economic collapse

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): Afghanistan is on the brink of mass starvation after nearly four months since the Taliban ...


India-Russia will hold first 22 dialogue in Delhi tomorrow, discussions on key bilateral, global issues to take place

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): India and Russia will hold the first 22 format dialogue here on December 6, ...


Suliman Safi to lead Afghanistan in U-19 World Cup

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): Left-hand top-order batter Suliman Safi will lead the 20-member Afghanistan squad in the ICC U19 ...


Afghans lodge most asylum applications in EU: report

Brussels [Belgium], December 5 (ANI): The asylum requests by Afghan people to Europe have increased dramatically and is now the ...


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