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Anshu, Sonam win Tokyo Olympic quota in wrestling

New Delhi [India], April 10 (ANI): Indian female wrestlers Anshu Malik and Sonam Malik on Saturday made the country proud ...

WTA roundup: Paula Badosa upsets top seed in Charleston

Spain's Paula Badosa produced the biggest win of her career Friday, upsetting top-seeded Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4, 6-3 in ...

Twisting the screws: Post-War Report

On April 8, government officials in Yerevan reported that some Armenian captives, held for months in Azerbaijan, would finally be ...

30 PHOTOS of Soviet weddings

Bridal buyouts, wedding feasts in gyms, racing horse 'troikas', dancing to accordion music - we have all that and more, ...

Tajikistan: As Russia cracks open gate, rush for air tickets ensues

Ikrom, a 32-year-old from Tajikistan's southern Temurmalik district, sold his cow for 10,000 somoni ($883) to raise the funds for ...

Iran in talks with India for early delivery of vaccines

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], April 9 (ANI): Iran has expressed hope that India will expeditiously send COVID-19 vaccines to ...

Pak assisting Ankara to develop nuclear arsenal

Athens [Greece], April 9 (ANI): Pakistan is helping Turkey to develop nuclear weapons and control Afghanistan by expanding Recep Tyyip ...

Rajnath Singh meets Kazakhstan counterpart Yermekbayev

New Delhi [India], April 9 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met his Kazakhstan counterpart Lieutenant General Nurlan Yermekbayev. ...

WTA roundup: Sloane Stephens, Coco Gauff reach Charleston quarters

A veteran U.S. player and a U.S. teen both advanced to the quarterfinals of the Volvo Car Open with straight-set ...

Pak delegation trip cancelled just before Landing in Kabul

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 9 (ANI): The visit of a Pakistani parliamentary delegation to Afghanistan has been scrapped due to the ...

Sloane Stephens, Coco Gauff reach Charleston quarters

A veteran U.S. player and a U.S. teen both advanced to the quarterfinals of the Volvo Car Open with straight-set ...

Azerbaijan, Turkey Launch Two Days Of Joint Military Exercises

Azerbaijan has launched two days of joint military exercises with Turkish forces, saying the drills were aimed at 'improving interaction' ...

Currency Collapse Mirrors Turkmenistan's Extreme Economic Woes

When the exchange rate of Turkmenistan's national currency, the manat, fell to 40 to the dollar on the black market ...

68 Taliban terrorists killed in a day in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 8 (ANI): At least 68 Taliban terrorists were killed and 74 others were wounded in a recent ...

India's relations with Russia stand on its merit: MEA

New Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): Following Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's visit to Pakistan, India has said that "its ...

Karabakh's airport still waiting for takeoff

When the war with Azerbaijan ended last year, it appeared there could be one silver lining for the Armenians of ...

Kazakhstan: NGOs let off tax penalty hook

A court in Kazakhstan has taken the unusual step of reversing a fine over purported tax violations that were handed ...

Bodies Found In Car After Suspected Kyrgyz 'Bride Kidnapping'

Demonstrations have broken out in Kyrgyzstan after the bodies of a young woman and her suspected abductor have been discovered ...

Bodies Found In Car After Apparent Kyrgyz 'Bride Kidnapping'

Demonstrations have broken out in Kyrgyzstan after the bodies of a young woman and her suspected abductor have been discovered ...

Bodies Found In Car After Kyrgyz 'Bride Kidnapping'

Demonstrations have broken out in Kyrgyzstan after the bodies of a young woman and her suspected abductor have been discovered ...

Kyrgyz Protests After Bodies Of 'Bride,' Kidnapper Found

Demonstrations have broken out in Kyrgyzstan after the bodies of a young woman and her suspected abductor have been discovered ...

UNHCR Funds Health Care for Thousands More Afghan Refugees in Iran

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) reports it is covering the cost of health insurance for an additional 20,000 ...

Armenian Leader Asks Putin For Help With POWs Held By Azerbaijan

Armenia's prime minister has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for help in releasing dozens of prisoners of war captured by ...

At 72, NATO Alliance Faces New Challenges, Enduring Threats

LONDON - As NATO marks the 72nd anniversary of its founding this week, the alliance faces new challenges and enduring ...

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 ...

Afghanistan reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 57,160

KABUL, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan reported 16 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising its national tally to 57,160, ...

Mongolia suspends COVID-19 vaccinations amid lockdown

ULAN BATOR, April 10 (Xinhua) -- The Mongolian government has decided to suspend COVID-19 vaccinations to avoid crowds amid the ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 1000 GMT, April 10

UNITED NATIONS -- Munir Akram, the president of United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Pakistan's UN ambassador, on Friday ...

Kyrgyzstan starts pre-elections silence

BISHKEK, April 10 (Xinhua) -- A "day of silence" started Saturday in Kyrgyzstan, one day ahead of local council elections ...

Live COVID-19 updates: India reports record 145,384 daily cases

BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Insurgency, war leave 92 dead in Afghanistan in 24 hrs: monitor agency

KABUL, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Ninety-two people have been killed in insurgency and war in Afghanistan since Friday morning, an ...

Mongolia records 689 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

ULAN BATOR, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia recorded 689 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its national ...

26 militants killed in overnight strikes by Afghan army: source

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan, April 10 (Xinhua) -- At least 26 militants, including a Taliban shadow district chief, were killed and 23 ...

Russian spacecraft successfully delivers 3 astronauts to ISS

MOSCOW, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Russian spaceship Soyuz MS-18 in a scheduled flight successfully sent two Russian and one U.S. ...

Uzbekistan to develop hydrogen energy for green economy transition

TASHKENT, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Uzbekistan will build a hydrogen energy infrastructure to help the nation with its transition to ...

Afghanistan reports 125 daily COVID-19 cases, 57,144 in total

KABUL, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan's Public Health Ministry reported 125 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the total nationwide ...

Kyrgyz PM, Chinese ambassador discuss enhancing practical cooperation

BISHKEK, April 9 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyz Prime Minister Ulukbek Maripov has met with Chinese Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Du Dewen, and ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, April 9

BANGKOK -- Thailand on Friday reported 559 new COVID-19 cases after new clusters involving entertainment venues led to a sharp ...

9 border force members killed in western Afghanistan: report

KABUL, April 9 (Xinhua) -- A total of nine Afghan border force members were recently killed in separate attacks by ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Brazil sees record 4,249 daily deaths from COVID-19

BEIJING, April 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

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Rijiju congratulates Anshu, Sonam for sealing Oly berths

New Delhi [India], April 10 (ANI): Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday congratulated women wrestlers Anshu ...

Anshu, Sonam win Tokyo Olympic quota in wrestling

New Delhi [India], April 10 (ANI): Indian female wrestlers Anshu Malik and Sonam Malik on Saturday made the country proud ...

WTA roundup: Paula Badosa upsets top seed in Charleston

Spain's Paula Badosa produced the biggest win of her career Friday, upsetting top-seeded Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4, 6-3 in ...

Twisting the screws: Post-War Report

On April 8, government officials in Yerevan reported that some Armenian captives, held for months in Azerbaijan, would finally be ...

30 PHOTOS of Soviet weddings

Bridal buyouts, wedding feasts in gyms, racing horse 'troikas', dancing to accordion music - we have all that and more, ...

Tajikistan: As Russia cracks open gate, rush for air tickets ensues

Ikrom, a 32-year-old from Tajikistan's southern Temurmalik district, sold his cow for 10,000 somoni ($883) to raise the funds for ...

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