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Taliban attacks up 24 per cent since US-Taliban peace deal

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 11 (ANI): Taliban attacks have increased by 24 per cent after the signing of the US-Taliban peace ...


Ghani opposes hasty peace in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 11 (ANI): Amid the rise in terrorist attacks by the Taliban, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday ...


Xinhua: Eyes, ears and voice of China

Beijing [China], April 11 (ANI): In a world where one often hears about western spy agencies such as the CIA, ...


Turning back Pak delegation plane raises questions

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 11 (ANI): The turning back of the Pakistani parliamentary delegation plane from the Kabul Airport on security ...


Blinken, Raab express support for Ukraine

Washington [US], April 11 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held telephonic talks with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab ...


Spinner Rashid 'ready' for SRH's IPL opener

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 10 (ANI): Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) spinner Rashid Khan is "ready" to take on Kolkata Knight ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Africa's cases pass 4.34 mln

BEIJING, April 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


Roundup: Afghans call for cease-fire in Ramadan

KABUL, April 11 (Xinhua) -- War-weary Afghans are calling for cease-fire to be observed in Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, ...


Afghanistan reports 82 new COVID-19 cases

KABUL, April 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of 82 new COVID-19 cases were registered in Afghanistan over the past 24 ...


Taliban attack repulsed, 5 killed in N. Afghanistan

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, April 11 (Xinhua) -- A Taliban militants' attempt to gain ground outside Kunduz city, the capital of northern ...


Afghan air raids kill 5 insurgents: army

MAIDAN SHAR, Afghanistan, April 11 (Xinhua) -- A total of five militants were killed as fighting planes struck a Taliban ...


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To date, Italy has suffered 3.75 million cases of Covid, says official

ROME, Italy: As Covid-19 rages throughout Europe, Italy recorded 344 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday and 718 the day before. However, ...

China maintains pressure on Taiwan with air incursions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: China has again sent fighter jets into Taiwan's air defense zone, causing Taiwan to launch its own jets ...

Italian demonstrators gather at parliament, block roads over lockdown

ROME, Italy: Italian restaurant owners clashed with police earlier this week during a demonstration outside Parliament in Rome, as they ...

EU medical official says link between AstraZeneca and blood clots

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A senior European medical official has said that there is a "clear link" between the use of the ...

EU report sees majority vaccinated in June, eastern countries later

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The majority of European Union nations will have enough Covid vaccinations to inoculate over 55 percent of their ...

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at age of 99

Britain's Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died at the age of 99 after seven decades at the heart ...

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U.S. trace deficit saw 4.8% jump for record high in February

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the economic activity in the United States recovers faster than that of its rivals, the nation's trade ...

GM looks to have auto batteries that travel 480-580 miles per charge

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors is currently working on cutting the cost of electric vehicle batteries, as well as their reliance ...

Carnival Cruises undecided on mandatory vaccines for travelers

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, is refraining from picking sides on the question of making COVID-19 ...

Michigan plants to assemble GM electric vehicles in 2022

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors declared its intent to manufacture electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks in late 2022. The electric vehicles ...

Cryptocurrencies surge to $2 trillion on Monday, led by Bitcoin

NEW YORK, New York: Driven by the surge in demand for cryptocurrencies from both institutional and retail investors, the market ...

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India-Russia friendship is too pragmatic for US and China to ruin it

Upon his return from India this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said he feels no wavering on New ...


Kyrgyzstan: Referendum hands Japarov the super-presidency he craved

Voters in Kyrgyzstan have approved a new constitution that will give sweeping new powers to the president, ending a decade-long ...


Taliban attacks up 24 per cent since US-Taliban peace deal

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 11 (ANI): Taliban attacks have increased by 24 per cent after the signing of the US-Taliban peace ...


Ghani opposes hasty peace in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 11 (ANI): Amid the rise in terrorist attacks by the Taliban, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday ...


Xinhua: Eyes, ears and voice of China

Beijing [China], April 11 (ANI): In a world where one often hears about western spy agencies such as the CIA, ...


Bitter Military Losses Lead To Power Struggle In Nagorno-Karabakh

YEREVAN -- More than five months after the guns fell silent on the battlefields of Nagorno-Karabakh, the dust is settling ...


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