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Cheap coal makes a comeback in face of rising energy prices

MOSCOW, Russia: With surging natural gas prices leading again to the greater use of coal, TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne highlighted ...

Boasting reduced hospitalizations, Merck Covid pill awaits approval

KENILWORTH, New Jersey: Merck, the science and tech company, has urged regulatory agencies in the United States to grant authorization ...

Thailand to reopen tourism to vaccinated tourists from 10 countries

BANGKOK, Thailand: Officials in Thailand say fully vaccinated travelers from 10 low-risk countries, including the UK, China, Germany and the ...

Electricity on in Lebanon after 24-hours in the dark

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Officials report that power has been restored in Lebanon after the country went dark for 24 hours.Lebanon's central ...

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 ...

Power, cooking fuel runs out in Lebanon, hospitals without electricity

BEIRUT, Lebanon: On Saturday, Lebanon's state electricity company, Electricite du Liban, said the country's two main power stations were forced ...

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 ...

Pak Minister says ISI chief appointment issue to be resolved by Friday

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): The issues concerning the appointment of the new Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief will be resolved ...

Pakistan power transmission firm blacklists Chinese company over 'forged' documents

Lahore [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Pakistan's National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) has blacklisted a Chinese firm and stopped it ...

Turkey's dubious commitment to Paris Climate Agreement

Ankara [Turkey], October 17 (ANI): The Turkish parliament ratified the Paris climate agreement earlier this month making it the last ...

T20 WC: Team India needs to win for Kohli, says Suresh Raina

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina said that it is really 'important' for the Indian team ...

PDM leader Fazlur Rehman accuses Pakistan PM Imran Khan of 'false promises'

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chairman and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman targetted ...

Pakistan opens air route to Afghanistan for commercial cargo

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Pakistan has opened its air trade route for the first time to commercial cargo destined ...

Afghanistan's former PM Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai passes away: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 17 (ANI): Afghanistan's former prime minister Ahmad Shah Ahmadzai has passed away at the age of 78, ...

Abrogation of Article 370 paved path for a new Jammu and Kashmir: former Dy CM Kavinder Gupta

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Abrogation of Article 370 has paved the path to a Naya (new) Jammu and ...

Pakistan chief justice says women must be given their constitutional rights

Lahore [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed has said that it is imperative that ...

Dengue cases rising in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): A record number of dengue cases have been reported in the Pakistani capital, a worrisome ...

'Never had as much talent': Fleming feels getting right balance key for NZ in T20 WC

Dubai [UAE], October 17 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming feels the current Kiwi squad has a lot of ...

Vicky Kaushal thanks director Shoojit Sircar for 'Sardar Udham'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 17 (ANI): A day after the release of his film 'Sardar Udham', actor Vicky Kaushal penned ...

BCCI, Yuvraj Singh extend wishes to Anil Kumble on his 51st birthday

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) extended birthday greetings to former Indian ...

Senior UN official deems China as important defender of multilateralism

© Provided by Xinhua Over the past 50 years since the restoration of its lawful seat at the UN, China ...

ISIS warns Shia Muslims to be targeted everywhere

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 17 (ANI): Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Daesh in a statement said that Shi'ite ...

India likely to host NSA level talks on Afghanistan next month, Pakistan also invited

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): India is all set to soon host a national security advisor (NSA) ...

Imran Khan-led PTI govt ranks 'number 1' in leaked Pandora Papers, says Maryam Nawaz

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Seeking public support to oust the corrupt government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, Pakistan Muslim ...

China poses serious political, economic, security, technological challenges to EU

Brussels [Belgium], October 17 (ANI): The European Union (EU) parliament published an 18-page resolution on a new EU-China strategy on ...

Pakistan Peoples Party to pay homage to supporters killed in blast at Benazir Bhutto's 's homecoming rally in 2007

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has made all preparations to hold a rally in Karachi on ...

Anushka Sharma posts on 'love in the time of bubble life' with Virat Kohli

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): Actor Anushka Sharma shared a lovey-dovey post of her life with husband-skipper Virat Kohli ...

Asia Album: Displaced Afghans rebuild damaged houses

© Provided by Xinhua KABUL, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Displaced Afghans have been rebuilding damaged houses after returning to their ...

Pakistan fails to strike agreement with IMF under USD 6 billion Extended Fund Facility

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Unable to reconcile and evolve consensus on the Memorandum of Economic and Financial Policies (MEFP), ...

Syria accuses Israel of killing Head of Cabinet's Golan Affairs Office

Damascus [Syria], October 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The Syrian government has accused the Israeli military of shooting dead Midhat Saleh al-Saleh, the ...

Vice President of National Bank of Pakistan arrested over involvement in Dollar smuggling

Islamabad [Pakistan] October 17 (ANI): One of the Vice Presidents of the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has been arrested ...

Israeli Army creates secret base to monitor Iran's activities

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The Israeli army has established an intelligence and analysis base to monitor Iran's activities, ...

Imran Khan made false, unrealistic promises in Pakistan: PDM Chief Fazlur Rehman

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): In a series of attacks on Prime Minister Imran Khan, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur ...

Senior Russian diplomat to visit Damascus on Saturday: Embassy Source

Damascus [Syria], October 17 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin will pay a visit to Syria on Saturday, a ...

EBRD and EU provide further support for SMEs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo [Bosnia and Herzegovina], October 17 (ANI/FENA): The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is extending a loan of ...

Maryam Nawaz lashes out at PTI government over failure to curb dengue in Pakistan

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): While addressing a rally in Faisalabad, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N's) Vice president Maryam Nawaz on ...

Imran Khan made mockery of Pakistan's armed forces, says Maryam on DG ISI's appointment row

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 17 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N's) Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Saturday lambasted Prime Minister Imran Khan ...

Congress demands restoration of statehood in J-K, says govt has failed to deal with multiple challenges facing country

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Alleging that the BJP-led government has failed to deal with multiple challenges facing the ...

Indo-US Joint Training Exercise "Ex Yudh Abhyas" Commences In Alaska

Alaska [US], October 16 (ANI): The 17th Edition of Indo - US joint training exercise "Ex Yudh Abhyas 21" commenced ...

Maryam hits out at Pak govt over hike in prices of utilities says, Nawaz's enemies have faced exemplary defeat

Faisalabad [Pakistan], October 16 (ANI): Hitting out at Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government over the recent hike in prices of utilities and ...

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Electronics industry not hopeful for early end to chip shortages

TAIPEI, Taiwan: In a webcast, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has outlined its expansion strategies, which include building a Japan-based ...

Cheap coal makes a comeback in face of rising energy prices

MOSCOW, Russia: With surging natural gas prices leading again to the greater use of coal, TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne highlighted ...

Delta variant blamed for 300,000 jump in August unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C.: A recently released report has detailed how the August surge of the Covid Delta variant saw record numbers ...

White House in push to build wind farms in Atlantic, Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of Interior Deborah Haaland has announced that the U.S. government will auction lease agreements for seven ...

Property prices in Ireland increase to 10 year high

DUBLIN, Ireland: Property prices in Ireland are increasing at double digit rates for the first time in a decade.Since August, ...

World stocks on. the boil, Nasdaq rallies 74 points

NEW YORK, New York - Demand for bank stocks and higher-than-expected retail sales bolstered Wall Street on Friday."The economy continues ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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