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After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Over 1,000 migrants try to cross English Channel over two days

LONDON, England: The UK Home Office has said 40 small boats carrying 1,115 migrants crossed the English Channel over a ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

Fauci: US must not end cautions too quickly over Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief White House Medical Adviser, has said Americans should celebrate good news about declining COVID-19 ...

Black people 13 times more likely to be prosecuted over crack cocaine

Watching the gigantic logjam on Capitol Hill as Democrats attempt to pass both the infrastructure bill and a multitrillion-dollar social ...

UK archeologists uncover large debris field from WWII V-2 rocket

PLATT, England: The remains of a V2 rocket fired by Nazi Germany at London during World War II have been ...

Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...

After threatening mother, New York man remains in tree 3 days

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A Queens man, Roody Thomas, spent almost three days up a tree to avoid being ...

Following court ruling, EU worries Poland could exit

WARSAW, Poland: Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has set an unprecedented challenge to one of the European Union's (EU) core ...

Central Asian states forging ties with Taliban

The Taliban is getting many suitors lately. It is far from the "pariah" that the Biden Administration thought it was ...

Lost in Pacific was 'nice break' says Solomon Islands resident

HONIARA, Solomon Islands: Despite being lost at sea for 29 days, two men from the Solomon Islands, Livae Nanjikana and ...

US, China meeting of senior advisors sees lessening of tensions

ZURICH, Switzerland: A six-hour meeting between White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, in ...

$60,000 fine for Canadian woman feeding black bears

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Canada: A British Columbia woman bought 10 cases of apples, 50 pounds of carrots and dozens of ...

Giant sequoias burned by intense California wildfires

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Officials report that hundreds of giant sequoia trees could have been burned during intense wildfires that ...

Parents found guilty of bribing universities to admit their children

BOSTON, Massachusetts: A jury in Boston has convicted ex-casino chief Gamal Aziz and private equity firm founder John Wilson of ...

Rachele Mussolini, granddaughter of dictator, wins Rome municipal seat

ROME, Italy: The granddaughter of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, 47-year-old Rachele Mussolini, has won a second term on Rome's ...

Pakistan mourns man behind nation's indomitable defense

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's hero, notable nuclear physicist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan - also known as the 'father of Pakistan's ...

Plans call for vaccinating all African children against malaria

GENEVA, Switzerland: In a historic moment in combating malaria, one of humanity's deadliest plagues that primarily kills infants, children across ...

3 in 10 people globally do not have basic handwashing facilities at home: UNICEF

New York [US], October 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Globally, around three in 10 people, or 2.3 billion, do not have handwashing facilities ...

Ariana, Pakistan International Airlines, Kam Air resume flights in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 16 (ANI): Ariana Afghan Airlines, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and Kam Air, Afghanistan's first private commercial airline, ...

Exclusion of Myanmar from ASEAN Summit 'perfectly appropriate' step: US State Dept

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A senior State Department official on Friday backed the exclusion of the Myanmar military leader ...

Punjab Police seizes 6.73 kg heroin from fields near international border, arrests drug smuggler with links to Pakistan

Ferozepur (Punjab) [India], October 16 (ANI): Anti-Narcotics Cell of Ferozepur Police arrested a drug smuggler and recovered 6.73 kgs of ...

UNHCR calls on nations to expedite family reunification procedures for Afghan refugees

Geneva [Switzerland], October 16 (ANI): Amid the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Friday, urged ...

Minnesota United in dire need of points vs last-place Austin FC

Minnesota United will look for crucial points and a win in the season series when they travel to the Capitol ...

UNSC strongly condemns 'horrendous terrorist attack' in Afghanistan's Kandahar

New York [US], October 16 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday strongly condemned the 'horrendous terrorist attack' ...

Atlanta United seek road improvement at Toronto FC

Atlanta United looks to improve their road play and move into a playoff spot when they visit Toronto FC on ...

US condemns deadly suicide attack at mosque in southern Afghanistan

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States on Friday condemned the latest suicide attack on a Shia mosque in ...

Nail-biter Dodgers, rested Braves ready to begin NLCS rematch

The plan is coming together for the Atlanta Braves, who are back in the National League Championship Series amid a ...

Revs have records in reach, look to extend home streak vs. Fire

The New England Revolution will look to stay hot after a long layoff when they play Chicago Fire FC on ...

Taliban ask officials not to carry out public executions unless directed by 'top court': Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 16 (ANI): The Taliban has directed local officials to refrain from carrying out punishments in public unless ...

DWG KIA, Cloud9 take different routes to advance in LOL Worlds

Group A of the 2021 League of Legends World Championships ended in wild fashion on Friday with DWG KIA, the ...

US donates 9.6mn additional Covid vaccine doses to Pakistan

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): As many as 9.6 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are being shipped by the ...

Orlando City looks to improve playoff standing vs. FC Cincinnati

Orlando City SC will look to improve its standing in the race to the MLS playoffs when it travels to ...

US Deputy Secy of State lauds India's resumption of COVID-19 vaccine export

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on Friday underscored the importance of India's role ...

British media angered by Netflix's low corporation tax payments

London [UK], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Netflix's corporation tax payments in the United Kingdom amounted to just 4 million pounds ($5.5 ...

US to allow entry to those fully vaccinated with WHO, FDA-approved shots

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States will allow entry only to those foreign nationals who have been fully ...

LAFC hoping Carlos Vela ready to return vs. Earthquakes

With less than a month remaining to make a last playoff push, Los Angeles FC will host the San Jose ...

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Massachusetts National Guard deployed to test students for Covid

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced that he is deploying up to 200 National Guard members to assist ...

After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Over 1,000 migrants try to cross English Channel over two days

LONDON, England: The UK Home Office has said 40 small boats carrying 1,115 migrants crossed the English Channel over a ...

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