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Biden Likely to Fine-tune US Global Sanctions Regime, Analysts Say

President Joe Biden's efforts to rescue and ultimately reshape the U.S. economy may be getting most of the attention, but ...

Blinken Set to Arrive in Ukraine Amid Tensions With Russia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to arrive in Kyiv, Ukraine, where on Thursday he's scheduled to meet ...

Vaccination only lasting solution to COVID-19: Jaishankar

London [UK], May 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has called vaccination the only lasting solution to the Covid ...

Canada Becomes First Country to Approve Pfizer Vaccine for Children

Canada has become the first country to approve Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for children as young as 12.The announcement was made ...

Rising cases of child marriages in Pak spark fear

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 5 (ANI): Child marriage is the most horrifying among the many serious poverty-related issues plaguing Pakistan, experts ...

Imran Khan's 'accountability' farce

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 5 (ANI): The 'accountability' witch-hunt initiated by Prime Minister Imran Khan was always a farce with a ...

Taliban will choose peace of grave: Ghani

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 5 (ANI): Stressing that every international stakeholder and Afghan people demands a "sovereign, Islamic, democratic, united, neutral" ...

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lawmakers booked for attacking medics

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], May 5 (ANI): Police have booked two sitting lawmakers for storming Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) and attacking ...

Committed to delivering on Modi-Johnson vision of ties

London [UK], May 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday assured British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that he ...

Germany's Merkel Stresses Importance of US-European Relations

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday stressed the importance of the transatlantic relationship, saying the United States will always be ...

Balochistan struggles to meet high oxygen demand

Quetta [Pakistan], May 5 (ANI): As Pakistan continues to battle the devastating third COVID-19 wave, the demand for oxygen in ...

Iraqi President Confirms Several Rounds Of Iran-Saudi Talks

Iraqi President Barham Salih says his country has hosted multiple rounds of talks between Saudi and Iranian officials, confirming reports ...

Facebook Oversight Upholds Trump Ban Linked to Storming of US Capitol

Facebook's oversight board on Wednesday upheld the social media company's decision to ban former U.S. President Donald Trump from posting ...

Judge Orders Justice Dept. to Release Trump Obstruction Memo

WASHINGTON - A federal judge has ordered the release of a legal memorandum the Trump-era Justice Department prepared for then-Attorney ...

Pak education system faces tough year amid third COVID wave

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 5 (ANI): As Pakistan struggles with a deadly third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's education ...

India begins exports of organic millets grown in Himalayas

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): India has begun exporting millets sourced from farmers in Uttarakhand, which meet the organic ...

EU allocates 2.2 million euros to aid India amid COVID

Brussels [Belgium], May 5 (ANI): The European Commission on Wednesday announced that it will allocate an initial 2.2 million euros ...

Bangladesh protests against China's treatment of Uyghurs

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 5 (ANI): The Human Rights Protection Council of Sylhet held protests across Bangladesh on Wednesday against the ...

All members of Indian G7 delegation currently in isolation

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): All the members of the Indian delegation who are attending the G7 Summit have ...

All members of Indian G7 delegation negative for COVID-19

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): All the members of the Indian delegation who are attending the G7 Summit have ...

We have protocol in place, says British envoy

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): After some members of the Indian delegation to G7 tested positive for COVID-19, British ...

Pakistan Says 4 Troops Killed in Cross-Afghan Border Militant Raid

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan says a militant attack Wednesday from across the Afghanistan border killed at least four paramilitary soldiers and ...

Facebook Oversight Panel Votes to Uphold Trump Ban

Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board announced Wednesday that social media company was correct to indefinitely prohibit former U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Moscow Court To Hear Navalny Lawsuit Against Kremlin Spokesman

MOSCOW -- A Moscow court has agreed to hear a libel lawsuit filed by Aleksei Navalny against Kremlin spokesman Dmitry ...

Are you a climate change hypocrite? Here's why you shouldn't worry

Standing on the deck of Berta Caceres, the now-iconic pink boat, Emma Thompson addressed a sprawling crowd of protestors and ...

Yuvraj Kumar aims to radicalize sensitive issues via film

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI/ThePRTree): 'Placebo', a documentary shot by the investigative filmmaker, Yuvraj Kumar, won the National Award ...

Michael Slater slams Scott Morrison

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Former Australia batsman Michael Slater on Wednesday once again slammed Prime Minister Scott Morrison ...

India 'strongly condemns' terrorist attack in Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): India on Wednesday "strongly condemned" the terrorist attack in Logar province of Afghanistan in ...

UK elections 2021: your complete guide to the May 6 votes

As a result of pandemic delays, the UK is holding the largest number of polls ever outside of a general ...

COVID-19 cases found among Indian delegation at G7

London [UK], May 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar has decided to conduct all his engagements at the ...

Coronavirus Vaccines, Combatting Climate Change on G-7 Agenda

Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies turn their attention to issues of global interest including coronavirus vaccines, ...

Curbs on dissent marred 2020 in Pakistan

Lahore [Pakistan], May 5 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP)'s annual report has asked the Imran Khan government ...

U.S., EU Members Back Western Balkans' Borders

The United States and Europe have expressed support for the territorial borders of Bosnia-Herzegovina, which have been called into question ...

Netanyahu Fails to Form Government Before Deadline

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said he would contact parties in the Knesset on Wednesday about the process of forming a ...

UN report sounds alarm on acute global shortage of midwives

The world is currently facing a shortage of 900,000 midwives, with COVID-19 further exacerbating the situation as many midwives have ...

Facebook Oversight Panel to Rule on Trump Ban

Facebook's quasi-independent Oversight Board is set to announce Wednesday whether the social media company was correct to indefinitely prohibit former ...

UKIBC welcomes Prime Ministers Johnson, Modi's commitment

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): The UK India Business Council warmly welcomes the commitment of Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...

Asia Album: Afghan farmers harvest potatoes

© Provided by Xinhua JALALABAD, Afghanistan, May 5 (Xinhua) -- Afghanistan harvested 855,395 metric tons of potatoes in all farms ...

Civil society calls for rights safeguards in EU-China deal

Munich [Germany], May 5 (ANI): A coalition of 36 civil society organisations (CSOs) has launched a joint appeal to the ...

Donald Trump launches communications platform

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], May 5 (ANI): Former US President Donald Trump, who was banned from social media platforms including ...

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Wall Street has another historical day, but only in relation to Dow

NEW YORK, New York - The Dow Jones hit a new record high on Wednesday while the Nasdaq Composite rebounded ...

Europe to open borders in hopes of renewed summer tourism

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU is preparing to reopen its borders to tourism following their sealing their borders as part of ...

Fast-food chains seek to maintain take-out while filling dining rooms

NEW YORK, New York: With take-out ordering remaining consumers' preferred choice for dining, fast-food chains, including McDonald's, Taco Bell and ...

Asian stocks get pounded, but Australian markets manage a gain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia were mostly on the defensive on Wednesday, although the Australian market managed ...

9.4% pay increase for GM chief brings salary to $23.7 million

DETROIT, MICHIGAN: The chief executive officer of General Motors, Mary Barra, received $23.7 million in compensation in 2020, an increase ...

Major sell-off in big techs sends Nasdaq tumbling

NEW YORK, New York - Leading U.S. technology stocks plummeted between 2 percent and four percent at varying times on ...

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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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