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Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

EU heads tell Ukraine military supplies will continue

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the bloc would ensure Ukraine that it has ...

Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

Andhra Pradesh is ideal destination acting as Gateway to East: CM Reddy at Davos

Davos [Switzerland], May 22 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday met various global industry leaders ...

ISKCON devotees express joy in glorifying Krishna, Indian culture in Japan

Saitama [Japan], May 22 (ANI): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, Krishna devotees from ISKCON Temple in ...

Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav hails Tamil Nadu for preserving its biodiversity

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 22 (ANI): The convergence of people, culture, and rich tradition of the beautiful state of ...

Sudan faces deteriorating food shortage or even crisis in 2022: experts

© Provided by Xinhua KHARTOUM, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Sudan faces a deteriorating food shortage or even a crisis in ...

International 2022 to be played in Singapore

Valve confirmed Sunday that The International 2022 will be held in October in Singapore, marking the first time the Dota ...

Formula 1: Max Verstappen wins Spanish GP to take title lead

Barcelona [Spain], May 22 (ANI): Red Bull's Max Verstappen claimed a hard-fought Spanish Grand Prix win at the Circuit de ...

Saudi Arabia bans travel to 16 countries including India over new Covid outbreaks

Jeddah [Saudi Arabia], May 22 (ANI): Following the re-outbreak of Covid-19 and the rapid surge in the number of daily ...

On Taliban diktat to cover faces, Afghan women anchors go virtual on news channels

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday carried out the Taliban's recent decree to cover the ...

Third India-Bangladesh train service to begin from June 1

Siliguri (West-Bengal) [India], May 22 (ANI): Indo-Bangladesh train service, the "Mitali Express", is scheduled to begin its journey from West ...

Gwalior: Women will run Devraj Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital, says MP CM after its 'bhoomi poojan'

Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 22 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday performed 'Bhoomipoojan' of Devraj ...

KheZu 'kicked' from Quincy Crew Dota2 team

Quincy Crew parted ways with captain Maurice "KheZu" Gutmann, however the latter dismissed the notion that it was mutual. KheZu ...

French Open: Kaia Kanepi ousts Garbine Muguruza in opener

Paris [France], May 22 (ANI): Kaia Kanepi recorded the 10th top-10 victory of her career at a Grand Slam by ...

French Open 2022: Thiem suffers first round exit; Dimitrov cruises into R2

Paris [France], May 22 (ANI): Dominic Thiem of Austria suffered a first-round exit in French Open 2022 on Sunday after ...

UK Demands EU Action on Northern Ireland as US Lawmakers Visit

London - Britain has insisted it is up to the European Union to unblock political paralysis in Northern Ireland, after ...

UN Praises 'Potential' of Syria Prisoner Amnesty

Damascus - U.N. special envoy Geir Pedersen on Sunday welcomed a general amnesty aimed at freeing thousands of Syrians convicted ...

Indian stock market week ahead: Five factors to look for

By Gyanendra Kumar KeshriMumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 22 (ANI): Snapping five consecutive weeks of losing streak, the Indian stock markets' ...

4th edition of India-Bangladesh Navy Bilateral exercise commences in Northern Bay of Bengal

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): The fourth edition of the Indian Navy-Bangladesh Navy Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) commenced on Sunday, ...

Pak Foreign Minister engages in talks with Chinese counterpart

Beijing [China], May 22 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in China's Guangzhou ...

A study identifies over 500 animal species that are thought to be extinct

Washington [US], May 22 (ANI): An international study has provided the first global assessment of all terrestrial vertebrate species that ...

Syria demands US pay air strike reparations

Damascus rejects Pentagon findings, demands troop withdrawalThe Syrian permanent mission to the UN stated on Friday that the US must ...

Almost a quarter of world could go hungry European leader

?New problems? could arise from hunger fueled by the conflict in Ukraine, says Serbia's presidentNearly a quarter of the world's ...

Plan for US troops in Europe revealed

New bases and additional numbers are also possible in a show of force against Russia, CNN reportsThe US plans to ...

US lied about Ukraine's NATO prospects ex-Obama official

Lying is effectively standard practice for diplomats in the ?real world,? Michael McFaul saysWashington has been deliberately lying about Ukraine's ...

Putin gets Taylor Swift treatment from America's Blinken

The secretary of state tells the Russian leader: 'we are never ever getting back together'US Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Tennis star criticizes very unfair Wimbledon rankings scandal

Ajla Tomljanovic has slammed the decision to remove ranking points from this year's Wimbledon Grand SlamAjla Tomljanovic, the top-ranked female ...

Global food catastrophe imminent The Economist

The impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict could prompt mass hunger across the world, according to a reportThe global food system, ...

South Korean Prez Yoon to reduce reliance on Chinese imports

Seoul [South Korea], May 22 (ANI): South Korea under the leadership of the newly elected President Yoon Suk-yeol is all ...

China National Botanical Garden, paradise for biodiversity

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 22 (Xinhua) -- As the China National Botanical Garden was officially inaugurated in Beijing ...

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Abuja - A Nigerian high court has sentenced a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging. Nielsen was convicted ...

Yankees reliever Chad Green to have Tommy John surgery

New York Yankees reliever Chad Green will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season, manager Aaron ...

Sudan faces deteriorating food shortage or even crisis in 2022: experts

© Provided by Xinhua KHARTOUM, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Sudan faces a deteriorating food shortage or even a crisis in ...

INSACOG confirms first case of BA.4, BA.5 Omicron subvariants of COVID-19 in India

New Delhi [India] May 22 (ANI): First case of BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been ...

J-K LG congratulates Umran Malik after pacer gets maiden call-up for SA T20Is

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday congratulated Umran Malik for his ...

Preakness winner Early Voting to skip Belmont

Preakness Stakes winner Early Voting will not run in the Belmont Stakes, trainer Chad Brown confirmed Sunday. Brown said Early ...

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