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Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...

Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

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Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Mass sports, fitness booms in northwest China's Xinjiang

People ski at a ski resort in Tacheng, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)The number ...

Rudrendra Tandon appointed India's next envoy to Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], Aug 08 (ANI): Rudrendra Tandon, Foreign Service officer of batch 1994, have been appointed as India's next ...

US condoles loss of lives in Kerala plane mishap

Washington DC [USA], Aug 8 (ANI): The United States department extended condolences to "family and friends" of those killed in ...

Afghan says closure of terrorists sanctuaries will be effective

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 7 (ANI): Afghanistan on Friday said it considers closure of terrorist sanctuaries to be effective and beneficial ...

Former US National Security Adviser Scowcroft Dies

Brent Scowcroft, a pragmatic three-star general who served as national security adviser to Republican U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford and George ...

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