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Large scale violence grips Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 9 (ANI): Amid the ongoing drawdown of US troops from Afghanistan, the war-torn country has seen a ...


Pakistan ramps up restrictions to curb COVID-19 spread during Eid al-Fitr

© Provided by Xinhua All businesses, hotels, parks, recreational spots and shopping malls will remain closed from May 8 to ...


US condemns attack near school in Kabul

Washington [US], May 9 (ANI): The United States on Saturday (local time) condemned the attack near a school in Afghanistan ...


At least 25 killed, 52 wounded in Kabul explosions

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, May 9 (Xinhua) -- At least 25 people were killed and 52 wounded after three ...


Kabul school blasts death toll rises to 53

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 9 (ANI): The death toll from a series of blasts at a school in Kabul rose to ...


Russia Pledges Support For Tajikistan Amid Concern Over Afghanistan

President Vladimir Putin says Russia is working on strengthening its military base in Tajikistan to boost regional security as the ...


Kabul school bombing condemned by senior UN officials

Saturday's deadly bombing outside a high school in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, has been condemned by leading UN officials. ...


Death toll rises to 30 near Afghan school in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 8 (ANI): At least 30 people were killed and more than 52 were injured in blasts that ...


25 people killed, 52 wounded in blasts near Kabul school

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 8 (ANI): At least 25 people were killed and 52 others were injured in blasts that occured ...


Blast Near Afghan School in Kabul Kills 25, Injures 52

KABUL - An explosion near a school in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday killed at least 25 people and ...


Punjab police arrests 5 associates of Gangster Gavi

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], May 8 (ANI): The Punjab police on Saturday arrested five persons who are said to be associates ...


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Broadway theaters to reopen Sept. 19, tickets now on sale

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In a major boost to Covid-weary New Yorkers, Broadway theater tickets have gone on sale ...

Life in Italian prison for 2 U.S. friends guilty of slaying policeman

ROME, Italy: Two young Americans have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 slaying of an Italian policeman.Found ...

More than 200 Palestinians injured during end-of-Ramadan clashes

JERUSALEM - Celebrating the final week of Ramadan, thousands of Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque gathered for prayer time ...

U.S. announces waiver of Covid patents; pharmaceutical stocks tumble

WASHINGTON D.C.: Shares of Covid vaccine manufacturers fell following statements from the White House that they support waiving patent rights ...

U.S. economic downturn translates to lowest birth rate in 40 years

WASHINGTON DC - Amidst the radical turndown in the American economy during the Covid lockdown, birth rates in the United ...

WHO says "low confidence" in Sinopharm Covid side-effects data

GENEVA, Switzerland: World Health Organization experts have said they have "very low confidence" in data received from Chinese state-owned drugmaker ...

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PayPal profits jump as 14.5 million new customers join payment service

SAN JOSE, California: The online payment platform PayPal posted earnings of $1.22 per share in the first quarter of 2021, ...

Google changing rules on working in office after Covid

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: Some 20 percent of Google's staff will continue to work remotely after the offices reopen in the ...

Losses climb for Hyatt amid pandemic as public remains homebound

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: Hyatt Hotels has reported that it is facing greater losses in Q1 as the public opted to remain ...

Demand seen pushing factory orders to 1.1% in March

WASHINGTON D.C.: After sliding 0.5 percent in February, new factory orders for US-made goods rebounded 1.1 percent in March, as ...

Airlines, biofuel industries discuss low-cost biofuels with U.S. House

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a larger drive by lawmakers to advance climate and energy legislation, members of a U.S. ...

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UNICEF chief strongly condemns Kabul bombing

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 9 (ANI): Leading UN officials on Saturday condemned the deadly bombing outside a high school in Kabul, ...


Large scale violence grips Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 9 (ANI): Amid the ongoing drawdown of US troops from Afghanistan, the war-torn country has seen a ...


Pakistan ramps up restrictions to curb COVID-19 spread during Eid al-Fitr

© Provided by Xinhua All businesses, hotels, parks, recreational spots and shopping malls will remain closed from May 8 to ...


US condemns attack near school in Kabul

Washington [US], May 9 (ANI): The United States on Saturday (local time) condemned the attack near a school in Afghanistan ...


Na'Vi earns rematch with Gambit in DreamHack Masters Spring final

Natus Vincere overcame a pair of three-round deficits in the second half of the final map on Saturday to complete ...


Russia Pledges Support For Tajikistan Amid Concern Over Afghanistan

President Vladimir Putin says Russia is working on strengthening its military base in Tajikistan to boost regional security as the ...


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