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U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...

Ireland agrees to buy 1 million Covid vaccines from Romania

DUBLIN, Ireland: Romania's government has announced that it will begin delivering coronavirus vaccines to Ireland in the coming weeks.Earlier, Taoiseach ...

Afghan Foreign Minister, UN Special Representative discuss

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 4 (ANI): Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar and UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan Deborah ...

'Taliban attacks carried out in collusion with Pak-based'

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): At a meeting with ambassadors and representatives of neighbouring countries, Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef ...

US, Israeli officials discuss concerns over Gulf of Oman

Washington [US] August 4 (ANI/Sputnik): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman discussed a shared concern about the recent attack ...

21 Taliban terrorists killed, 27 injured in Afghan

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): In an airstrike by Afghan Air Force (AAF) on Tuesday at least 21 Taliban terrorists ...

US approves USD 270 Mln sale to Greece of sustainment

Washington [US] August 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The US State Department has given its approval to a proposed USD 270 million sale ...

UNSC members condemn attack against UN compound in Afghan

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): The members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack against a ...

Ethiopia Suspends Work of Two Aid Groups Active in Tigray

NAIROBI - Two international aid groups said Tuesday that the Ethiopian government had suspended part or all of their operations, ...

Afghanistan: UN mission demands end to fighting as Taliban advance

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday called for an immediate end to fighting in urban areas, as ...

Medals to Honor Police Who Protected Congress in Capitol Riot

WASHINGTON - The Senate has voted to award Medals of Honor to the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department ...

Afghan Foreign Minister speaks to Jaishankar

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar called on his Indian counterpart Dr S Jaishankar on ...

Car bomb attack near Defence Minister's resident ended

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): A car bomb attack near the residence of Afghanistan's acting Defence Minister Gen Bismillah Mohammadi ...

People up in arms against load shedding in Pakistan

Swabi [Pakistan] August 4 (ANI): People of Pakistan's Swabi district on Monday staged a protest against the prolonged electricity load ...

Iran Supreme Leader Endorses Hard-line Protege as President

TEHRAN, IRAN - Iran's supreme leader officially endorsed his hard-line protege as the nation's next president on Tuesday, just two ...

UN Torture Widespread in Iraqi Detention Centers

GENEVA - The United Nations accused the government of Iraq of the widespread torture of detainees held in the country's ...

Pakistan fails to reconstruct schools damaged in 2005

Islamabad [Pakistan] August 4 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday slammed the government for not constructing the schools ...

Afghan Defence Minister says he and his family are safe

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): Afghanistan acting Defense Minister General Bismillah Mohammadi on Wednesday said he and his family are ...

US-Pak relations remain in a critical state despite several

Washington [US] August 4 (ANI): Despite efforts from Pakistan NSA Moeed Yousaf and DG ISI Lt Gen Faiz Hameed, Islamabad's ...

Saudi Arabia to Back Iran Nuclear Deal if Tehran Never

Washington [US] August 4 (ANI/Sputnik): Saudi Arabia will support a nuclear deal with Iran as long as the agreement ensures ...

Blinken, Ghani condemn Taliban attacks

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday condemned the ...

UN chief underlines commitment to justice for Yazidis in Iraq

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the Iraqi authorities to swiftly implement a new law to assist Yazidi survivors of ISIL ...

UN: Fighting Displaces 200,000 in Ethiopia's Amhara Region

ADDIS ABABA - United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Tuesday 200,000 people have been displaced by fighting in ...

UN concerned about worsening humanitarian situation in Lebanon

© Provided by Xinhua Lebanon is grappling with an economic and financial meltdown, COVID-19, the disastrous impact and aftermath of ...

Dwayne Bravo plays his final T20I match 'in the Caribbean'

Georgetown [Guyana], August 3 (ANI): Dwayne Bravo, the two-time T20I World Champion, on Tuesday announced that today's match against Pakistan ...

'Transition in Afghanistan has sharpened terror challenge'

New Delhi, [India], August 3 (ANI): Noting that transition being witnessed in Afghanistan and the warfare that has yet again ...

UN chief underlines commitment to justice for Iraq's Yazidi community

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the Iraqi authorities to swiftly implement a new law to assist Yazidi survivors of ISIL ...

Russian Opposition Politician Lev Shlosberg Barred From Elections

Russian opposition politician Lev Shlosberg of the Yabloko party and his colleague Nikolai Kuzmin have been barred from running in ...

Missing Belarus dissident found hanged in Ukraine park

Police in Ukraine have opened a murder probe after a dissident was found hanging in a park.Supporters accuse the regime ...

Half of EU vaccinated as Covid-19 returns to China's Wuhan

All 11 million people in Wuhan will be tested for coronavirus after a fresh outbreak.Meanwhile half of the European Union's ...

Blinken, Ghani, Confirm US Commitment to Afghanistan in Call

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken underscored the American commitment to Afghanistan Tuesday during a call with Afghan President Ashraf ...

Kabul blast: Afghan Defence Minister safe, family evacuated

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): Afganistan Defence Minister Bismillah Khan was not at home when the attack took place on ...

Pak diplomat calls on to stop Islamabad support to Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): Pakistani diplomat Husain Haqqani has called on the international community to not ignore Islamabad's terrorist ...

Taliban beats12-year-old boy beaten in Aghanistan

Faryab [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): Taliban terrorists brutally beat up a 12-year-old boy Afghanistan's northern Faryab province local media said ...

Blast near Afghanistan Defense Minister's residence

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): An explosion occurred near the residence of acting Afghanistan Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammad in Kabul ...

International community to be serious with Taliban issue

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): Calling upon the international community, Afghanistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Hanif Atmar on Tuesday said ...

664 incidents of ceasefire violation: MHA

New Delhi, [India], August 3 (ANI): There are incidents of 664 ceasefire violations and cross border firing in Jammu and ...

'Claims of China influencing Left parties' decision false'

New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): CPI-M general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said that claims in former Foreign Secretary ...

375 Taliban terrorists killed in past 24 hours: Afghan

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): At least 375 Taliban terrorists were killed and 193 more injured during the clashes with ...

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U.S. stock markets roar ahead, greenback steadies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street bounded ahead on Tuesday with solid gains being recorded by all the major ...

California restaurants fear bankruptcy if pork removed from menus

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Amazon said it will appeal EU $886 million fine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) imposed a record $886.6 million European Union fine on Amazon.com ...

Asian stock markets slip, Shanghai Composite drops 16 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia weakened on Tuesday, with the damage registering. across the board.In China, the Shanghai ...

Jump in post-Covid U.S. labor costs seen in second quarter

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