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Tokyo suffers through heatwave, worst since 1875

Tokyo, Japan: On June 28, Japan baked under intense heat for a fourth successive day, with temperatures breaking nearly 150-year-old ...

Law allowing non-citizens to vote ruled unconstitutional in New York

ALBANY, New York: A New York state judge has struck down a recent law giving 800,000 non-citizen New York City ...

Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...

Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

Central Asia

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At Doha meet, US censures Taliban on rights issues in Afghanistan

Doha [Qatar], July 2 (ANI): A high-level US delegation met with senior Taliban representatives in Qatar to discuss concerns about ...

Why did Soviet soldiers in Afghanistan BOIL their ammo

A widespread army tale claims the ammo required up to five hours of boiling. But what on earth was it ...

Without participation of political figures in jirga, formal recognition of Taliban not possible: Afghan ex-politicians

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): Criticising Afghanistan's national assembly, former politicians said that without the participation of political figures at ...

Human Rights Council holds urgent debate on rights of women and girls in Afghanistan

Geneva [Switzerland], July 1 (ANI): The Human Rights Council (HRC) on Friday held an urgent debate on the human rights ...

Public order restored in Uzbekistan's Nukus after mass protests: Ministry

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], July 1 (ANI/Sputnik): The public order has been restored in Nukus, the capital of the autonomous Republic of ...

Voice of America launches services in Sindhi language to reach out to Pakistan's minority community

Washington [US], July 1 (ANI): After a long wait to reach out to the members of the Sindhi minority community ...

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