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Taliban Pledge to Probe Alleged Summary Killings of Ex-Afghan Forces

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Sunday rejected Western allegations they were carrying out targeted killings of security officials linked ...


Afghanistan: Construction projects over USD 5 billion at halt, surging joblessness

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 6 (ANI): Construction projects in Afghanistan over USD 5 billion are on hold, stated the union of ...


Russian FM arrives in New Delhi ahead of inaugural 22 dialogue

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Sunday arrived in New Delhi ahead of the ...


Russia's approach towards India remains unchanged, has been helping us tremendously: Ex diplomat

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Emphasising that Russia has not changed its approach towards India, unlike the Western superpower, ...


Former diplomats pin high hopes on Putin's visit to India, say Afghanistan, defence deals to be on top priority

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Former Indian diplomats believe Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India on Monday will ...


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 ...


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African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...

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 ...

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Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...

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 ...

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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 Pledge to Probe Alleged Summary Killings of Ex-Afghan Forces

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Sunday rejected Western allegations they were carrying out targeted killings of security officials linked ...


Afghanistan: Construction projects over USD 5 billion at halt, surging joblessness

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 6 (ANI): Construction projects in Afghanistan over USD 5 billion are on hold, stated the union of ...


Russian FM arrives in New Delhi ahead of inaugural 22 dialogue

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Sunday arrived in New Delhi ahead of the ...


Russia's approach towards India remains unchanged, has been helping us tremendously: Ex diplomat

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Emphasising that Russia has not changed its approach towards India, unlike the Western superpower, ...


Former diplomats pin high hopes on Putin's visit to India, say Afghanistan, defence deals to be on top priority

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Former Indian diplomats believe Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India on Monday will ...


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