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Afghan students of Pak universities fear missing exams

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 18 (ANI): Afghanistan students currently pursuing studies in Pakistani universities and who had returned home after their ...


Afghanistan security forces kill 258 Taliban terrorists

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 18 (ANI): As many as 258 Taliban terrorists were killed and 156 were wounded in the last ...


COVID-19 outbreak at US embassy in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 18 (ANI): The US embassy in Kabul has been forced into immediate lockdown due to a sudden ...


Afghan govt mulls Turkey's proposal to guard Kabul airport

Washington [US], June 18 (ANI): The country's government is pondering over Turkey's proposal to guard Kabul's Hamid Karzai International Airport ...


PSL: Karachi Kings register nail-biting win

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 18 (ANI): Babar Azam hit a fifty while skipper Imad Wasim smashed 30 off 19 balls ...


White House considering talks between Joe Biden and Xi

Washington [US], June 18 (ANI): The White House on Thursday gave ample hints of potential direct talks between US President ...


US Defense Chief Warns of al-Qaida, IS Rebound in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - Top U.S. defense officials are sounding a dire warning about the danger Afghanistan's top terror groups will pose ...


US House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq use of force authorisation

The US House of Representatives approved a bill that would repeal the authorisation of use of military force in Iraq ...


Coronavirus Breaks Out at US Embassy in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - Dozens of people at the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan have tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting officials to ...


Pak Army chief directs military to maintain preparedness

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 17 (ANI): Pakistan's Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Bajwa has said that the country's Army should ...


Clashes in N Afghanistan leaves 23 Afghan troops dead

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 17 (ANI/Sputnik): Clashes between the Afghan army forces and Taliban fighters in the Faryab province in the ...


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Study shows 96% of doctors vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Greater than 96 percent of America's practicing physicians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the American Medical ...

Large increase in funding to enforce antitrust enforcement in new bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: With the introduction of a bill by U.S. Senators Michael Shumway Lee and Charles Ernest Grassley on June ...

Restrictions end, offices reopening in California

SACRAMENTO, California: California ended the majority of its Covid restrictions this week, with a few exceptions, such as wearing masks ...

China sends 28 military aircraft across Taiwan in show of force

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Responding to criticism during the G7 summit of Chinese aggression, 28 Chinese air force aircraft, including fighters and ...

Aquarium in Boston welcomes visitor presenting 37-year old ticket

BOSTON, Massachusetts: A 37-year old admissions ticket was honored by a Boston museum, with the bearer of the ticket being ...

In show of force, U.S. Navy sails through S. China Sea

WASHINGTON D.C.: In defiance of China, a U.S. aircraft carrier group is sailing through the South China Sea, which China ...

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U.S. stocks dive on inflation fears, greenback stars on fx markets

NEW YORK, New York - Inflation fears punctured U.S. stocks on Friday with the industrial indices having their worst day ...

Study confirms U.S. vacation homes sold fast during Covid lockdown

CHICAGO, Illinois: The sales of vacation homes grew at twice the rate of other homes during the Covid pandemic.In a ...

Land Rover to test hydrogen as alternative to electric batteries

WHITLEY, Great Britain: To offer more zero-emissions car options, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will begin tests on a hydrogen fuel-cell ...

U.S. dollar in demand in Asia, stocks and bonds on the nose

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little moved on Friday as bond yields rose and the U.S. along ...

Merkel aide says government will no longer require work from home

BERLIN, Germany: Germany will end rules in June that required companies to allow employees to work from home during the ...

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Tajikistan: China attaches strings to $204m highway grant

China has provided impoverished Tajikistan a fresh grant worth almost $204 million to continue work overhauling roads linking the center ...


Opposition Alliance Rallies In Yerevan Ahead Of Early Poll

YEREVAN -- Thousands of supporters of former President Robert Kocharian's opposition Armenia Alliance have rallied in the center of Yerevan ...


Forced displacement at record level, despite COVID shutdowns: UNHCR

The number of people fleeing wars, violence, persecution, and human rights violations, rose last year to nearly 82.4 million people, ...


US vows to use global clout to defend Taiwan against China

Washington [US], June 18 (ANI): The United States has pledged to use its global clout and alliances to strengthen Taiwan's ...


Afghan students of Pak universities fear missing exams

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 18 (ANI): Afghanistan students currently pursuing studies in Pakistani universities and who had returned home after their ...


Uzbek Authorities Detain Six Alleged Members Of Banned Islamic Group

SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan -- Authorities in Uzbekistan's southeastern region of Samarkand say they have detained six alleged members of Hizb ut-Tahrir, ...


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