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In response to threats, Japan PM calls for greater military spending

TOKYO, Japan: During a televised debate with eight political leaders prior to the national elections on 31st October, Prime Minister ...

Eruption of Canary Island volcano sets new record

LA PALMA, Canary Islands: Officials in the Canary Islands said there are no signs that the eruption of a volcano, ...

British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe loses appeal in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND: A British-Iranian woman arrested and jailed in 2016, has had her court appeal rejected by Iranian authorities.Aid worker ...

China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

For first time in US, hearing aids to be sold over the counter

WASHINGTON D.C.: A proposal by health officials in the United States will allow the public to purchase non-prescription hearing aids, ...

Diver discovers Crusader sword in waters off Israel

HAIFA, Israel: A 900 year-old sword, believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land, was ...

First movie in space filmed by Russians in Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: A Russian film crew has returned to Earth from the International Space Station after spending two weeks filming ...

Chile at beginning of new era

"It feels like we are at the end of an era," Barbara Sepulveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepulveda ...

Washington: states can order Covid vaccines for kids over 5 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: US health officials have notified states that they can now order doses of COVID-19 vaccines for younger children, ...

Conservative Marki-Zay wins runoff to challenge Hungary's Orban

BUDAPEST, Hungary: Conservative provincial mayor Peter Marki-Zay, a political outsider with no party affiliation, won an opposition run-off primary on ...

Accidental firing of Russian rocket causes Space Station to tilt

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION: The International Space Station (ISS) unexpectedly tilted after a faulty test firing of thrusters on a Russian ...

Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Indian Navy's first Training Squadron visit to Sri Lanka begins

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): The first Training Squadron--comprising Indian Naval Ships Sujata, Magar, Shardul, Sudarshini, Tarangini and Coast ...

T20 WC: Cricketing world await thriller as India meet Pakistan on cricket pitch after two years

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): Excitement among the cricketing world is at an all-time high as arch-rivals India and ...

US still ready for dialogue with North Korea without preconditions: Special Envoy

Tokyo [Japan], October 24 (ANI/Sputnik): US Special Representative for North Korea Sung Kim has held talks with South Korean Special ...

Celebrating the UN staffers who carry hope around the globe

From bringing together fractured communities, to fighting child labour, and advancing climate action, the work of UN staff around the ...

Xi Jinping -- Committed to advancing UN cause for better world

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writer Shi XiaomengBEIJING, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- "It falls on each and every responsible ...

Japan PM plans to attend COP26 summit

Tokyo [Japan], October 24 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio is planning to attend the UN summit on climate change ...

Philippines scales up diplomatic protests against Beijing over South China Sea

Manila [Philippines], October 24 (ANI): Scaling up its number of protests against Beijing's actions in the South China Sea (SCS), ...

Indore artists make rangoli to cheer team India in T20 World Cup

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 24 (ANI): Indore artist along with her team has made 7,700 square feet rangoli to ...

Braves advance to World Series with 4-2 win over Dodgers

The Atlanta Braves rode Eddie Rosario's heroics all the way to the World Series, finishing off the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

Bangladesh violence: ISKCON devotees hold protest in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 24 (ANI): Followers of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) held a peaceful march on ...

Candlelight vigil held in memory of 'Rust' cinematographer Halyna Hutchins

Washington [US], October 24 (ANI): Hundreds gathered at Albuquerque Civic Plaza on Saturday evening for a candlelight vigil in remembrance ...

Russia's Andrey Rublev qualifies for 2021 ATP Finals in Turin

London [UK], October 24 (ANI): Andrey Rublev became the fifth singles player to qualify for the 2021 ATP Finals, to ...

ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in Kabul that cut main electricity line

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 24 (ANI): Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power ...

T20 WC: Was thinking of net run rate, reveals Morgan

Dubai [UAE], October 24 (ANI): England skipper Eoin Morgan stated that his side was thinking of Net Run Rate (NRR) ...

T20 WC: Unacceptable performance, says Pollard after WI's dismal show against England

Dubai [UAE], October 24 (ANI): West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has urged his side to forget their dismal batting display ...

Cavaliers edge Hawks for first win of season

Ricky Rubio scored 23 points and lifted the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first win of the season, a 101-95 victory ...

Taliban 'deputy PM' Hanafi discusses Afghan situation, humanitarian aid with UN envoy

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 24 (ANI): Afghanistan "deputy Prime Minister" Abdul Salam Hanafi held a meeting with UN envoy to Afghanistan, ...

Fans perform 'havan' ahead of India-Pak T20 Cricket World Cup

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 24 (ANI): Indian fans in Bengaluru performed 'havan' to seek the blessing of God ahead of ...

J-K: Home Minister Amit Shah to inaugrate research centre at IIT Jammu today

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugrate two phases of a multi-disciplinary ...

ISKCON devotees protest in Pune against attack on minorities in Bangladesh

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 24 (ANI): Devotees of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) held a protest on Saturday ...

J-K: Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugrate research centre at IIT Jammu today

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugrate two phases of a multi-disciplinary ...

Dodgers favored in another elimination game against Braves

For a fifth time in two seasons, the Atlanta Braves will take the field knowing that one victory will launch ...

Telangana's Bathukamma festival goes global as Burj Khalifa lights up in unique show of colors

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 24 (ANI): Bathukamma, the floral festival of Telangana went global on Saturday as the world's tallest ...

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Sinclair nationwide tv network shut down by ransomware attack

HUNT VALLEY, Maryland: An outage on 16th October that affected Sinclair Broadcast Group, which operates many local TV stations across ...

In spite of parts shortages, Tesla reports $1.62 billion profit in Q3

PALO ALTO, California: Despite a global pandemic and ongoing chip shortage, Tesla has reported a net income of $1.62 billion ...

US supply chain woes includes shortage of 80,000 truck drivers

ARLINGTON, Virginia: American Trucking Association (ATA) President Chris Spear said there are 80,000 fewer drivers than needed, as reported by ...

Russia says more gas to Europe after approval of Nord Stream 2

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has indicated that in exchange for increasing gas supplies to Europe to ease the current energy crisis, ...

Mixed day on U.S. markets, Nasdaq the biggest loser, down 147 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday with the Dow Jones advancing, while the Nasdaq Composite ...

Rise in gas prices forces utility companies to return to coal

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. power companies are increasing their coal consumption due to surging natural gas prices, dealing a blow to ...

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