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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 ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...

4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

At China's insistence, Apple deletes Quran app for Chinese Muslims

BEIJING, China: An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request ...

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Pakistan labels Indian threats as 'irresponsible' and 'provocative'

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan firmly slammed an "irresponsible" and "provocative" statement reportedly made by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah in ...

PM Modi changes Twitter profile picture to mark 100 cr COVID-19 vaccinations

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday changed the profile picture of his Twitter handle ...

Cruise Drug case: NCB detains 24-year-old peddler for questioning

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 22 (ANI): The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has detained a 24-year-old drug peddler in Mumbai in ...

New CPC chairman in Tibet responsible for mass detention, suppression of Uyghurs, says Central Tibetan Administration

Dharmashala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], October 22 (ANI): Expressing concerns over the appointment of Wang Junzheng as the new Chinese Communist ...

International community worried over Pakistani nukes falling into Taliban's hand

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 22 (ANI): After the Taliban's return to Afghanistan, various former diplomats, military experts have expressed concerns over ...

T20 WC: Failure to produce high-scoring wickets could hurt viewer retention

By By Baidurjo BhoseDubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): The T20 World Cup matches are set to move to the UAE ...

Alec Baldwin misfires prop gun on 'Rust' set, killing cinematographer, injuring director

Washington [US], October 22 (ANI): Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed and director Joel Souza was left injured on Thursday after ...

Youngsters take inspiration from SAFF triumph ahead of AFC U23 Qualifiers

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Indian national team regulars Lalengmawia Ralte and Suresh Singh Wangjam, who were among the four ...

Chris Taylor belts three homers as Dodgers extend NLCS

LOS ANGELES -- Chris Taylor allowed the Los Angeles Dodgers to survive another day, unloading with three home runs and ...

T20 WC: Not the end, will come back strong, says Oman skipper Maqsood

Muscat [Oman], October 22 (ANI): Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood stated that this is not the end for them as the ...

T20 WC: No reason to fear in Super 12s, says Scotland skipper Coetzer

Muscat [Oman], October 22 (ANI): Kyle Coetzer stated that there is no reason for Scotland to fear after the team ...

Biden pledges to defend Taiwan if China attacks

Washington [US], October 22 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) said that the United States would come ...

T20 WC: India and England to go as favourites, reckons Warne

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Former Australian spinner Shane Warne reckons that India and England are the favourites to win ...

Draw with South Korea ends USWNT's home win streak

The U.S. women's national team had its 22-game home winning streak end with a 0-0 tie vs. South Korea in ...

PM Modi to address the nation at 10 AM today

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 AM on Friday. "PM ...

Martin Scorsese, Istevan Szabo to be honoured with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at 52nd IFFI

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur has announced that Istvan Szabo and ...

Sela Tunnel in final stage, promises all-weather connectivity to Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh

West Kamang (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], October 22 (ANI): The Sela tunnel project, a bi-lane road tunnel at an altitude above ...

All pending issues should be mutually decided at COP26, says Environment Minister

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav underlined the need ...

Joe Kelly exits NLCS Game 5 with biceps tightness

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Joe Kelly left Game 5 of the National League Championship Series in the first inning Thursday ...

Proud of Bihar being 'Land of world's first democracy,' says President Kovind

Patna (Bihar) [India], October 22 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday joined the centenary celebrations of the Bihar Legislative ...

No plans for US to unfreeze $9.5bln of Afghanistan's financial reserves: IMF

Washington [US], October 22 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that there are no plans for the United ...

100 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses: Bharat Biotech chairman lauds govt; terms it significant feat

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 22 (ANI): As India on Thursday achieved the milestone of administering 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses ...

Deep appreciation in US over India crossing 100 cr COVID-19 vaccinations: Envoy

Washington [US], October 22 (ANI): Indian envoy to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, has said that there is "very strong ...

Israeli NSC head secretly visits Paris to defuse tensions over Pegasus spyware

Tel Aviv [Israel], October 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Israel's National Security Adviser Eyal Hulata secretly visited Paris in an attempt to defuse ...

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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 ...

UK to return to Nigeria statue taken in 1897

LONDON, England: A bronze rooster, taken from what is now Nigeria by British troops in 1897, will be returned to ...

T20 WC: Not the end, will come back strong, says Oman skipper Maqsood

Muscat [Oman], October 22 (ANI): Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood stated that this is not the end for them as the ...

T20 WC: India and England to go as favourites, reckons Warne

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Former Australian spinner Shane Warne reckons that India and England are the favourites to win ...

ATP roundup: Top seed Andrey Rublev upset in Moscow

Frenchman Adrian Mannarino knocked off No. 1 seed Andrey Rublev of Russia 5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Thursday in the ...

Thirty Nigerian students abducted by bandits in June released

Abuja [Nigeria], October 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Gunmen in Nigeria freed another 30 Kebbi State college students who were kidnapped in June, ...

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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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