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Farooq Abdullah to meet party leaders tomorrow

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 21 (ANI): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Jammu and Kashmir leaders ...


China warns nationals to leave Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 21 (ANI): China has warned its nationals to leave Afghanistan immediately as the Taliban continues to capture ...


Pak's links with terrorist attacks across world revealed

New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): Pakistan's conspiracy of supporting terrorism has been revealed as links between the various terrorism ...


Afghan government forces recapture 2 districts in Takhar

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Afghan government forces in an overnight counter-offensive have recaptured two districts in the northern Takhar ...


AP Interview: Former President Says US Failed in Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Afghanistan's former president said Sunday the United States came to his country to fight extremism and bring ...


Asia Album: Pakistan hosts more than 1.4 mln registered Afghan refugees

© Provided by Xinhua ISLAMABAD, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan currently hosts more than 1.4 million registered Afghan refugees who ...


PDM chief Fazl calls Pak's federal budget 'pack of lies'

Peshawar [Pakistan], June 21 (ANI): Amid nationwide criticism over Pakistan's newly introduced federal budget, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana ...


Biden to Host Afghan Leaders Amid US Troop Pullout

ISLAMABAD - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his chief peacemaker, Abdullah Abdullah, will travel to the United States for a ...


Biden to meet with Afghan President, Abdullah Abdullah

Washington [US], June 20 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah ...


China must consider environment for BRI projects

Beijing [China], June 20 (ANI): Highlighting environmental concerns, a new study in China argues that the majority of Belt and ...


Only 'genuine Islamic system' can lead to Afghan peace

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 20 (ANI): Amid the unrelenting violence in Afghanistan, the Taliban has said it remains committed to peace ...


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Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...

Consumers to pay price for unplanted crops due to California drought

CANTUA CREEK, California: California farmers are leaving fields unplanted because of the ongoing drought. California's worst drought since 1977 has ...

Cruises from U.S. to begin July 11 for fully vaccinated passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that only fully vaccinated people be allowed to ...

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Biden ends 25% Trump tariff on Scotch whiskey, other EU imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has lifted a 25 percent tariff on Scotch whiskey, as well as other goods imported ...

Sharemarkets in Asia sold off, main Tokyo index sheds 953 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were thrashed in Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong on Monday. Shares in China finished flat.The ...

New cancer drug is goal of partnership between Bristol-Myers and Eisai

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb has entered into a collaboration agreement worth up to $3.10 billion with ...

After JBS hacking, ranchers creating smaller meat processing plants

LINCOLN, Nebraska: Overwhelmed by pandemic-related closures of large slaughterhouses and a recent cyberattack on meatpacking giant JBS, which upended meat ...

Spain's successful vaccination drive leads to end of face masks

BARCELONA, Spain: Spain will no longer require the wearing of face masks outdoors beginning June 26, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez ...

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Turkey Pushes for Role in Afghanistan After US Pullout

ISTANBUL - Turkey is seeking to play a vital role in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of US forces by offering ...


Tajikistan: COVID-19 crisis escalates, but government in denial

Tajikistan is scrambling for outside assistance as it endures another wave of coronavirus cases. At the same time, however, it ...


China warns nationals to leave Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 21 (ANI): China has warned its nationals to leave Afghanistan immediately as the Taliban continues to capture ...


Pak's links with terrorist attacks across world revealed

New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): Pakistan's conspiracy of supporting terrorism has been revealed as links between the various terrorism ...


Afghan government forces recapture 2 districts in Takhar

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Afghan government forces in an overnight counter-offensive have recaptured two districts in the northern Takhar ...


Uzbekistan: Campaign on non-state Islam kicking up a gear

Only a handful of years after seeming to ease their hardline position against pious Muslims, authorities in Uzbekistan are reverting ...


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