Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Afghan Lawmakers: Russian Support to Taliban No Secret

Amid controversy in Washington over reports that a Russian intelligence unit paid bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. and ...

Rakhine Villagers Take Refuge in State Capital Amid New Offensive

Myanmar's military is conducting offensives against the Arakan Army in Rakhine state's Rathedaung township, according to villagers who have taken ...

US Customs Seizes Hair Weaves from Chinese Prison Camps

Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made ...

International Covid-19 wrap: Global cases hit 11 million

Many hard-hit countries are easing lockdowns put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus while making extensive alterations ...

New Zealand mosque shooter sentencing to begin on 24 August

Mosque massacre explainer : Shock and sadness over the New Zealand shootingsTarrant had planned to fight the charges but changed ...

What was the Soviet war in Afghanistan like

History July 03 2020 Nikolay ShevchenkoSoviet troops in Kabul a few weeks before their offical departure from Afghanistan.Getty Images Long ...

Rights Activists say Danes Unaware of Racism in Their Nation

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Rights activists on Thursday accused Danish officials of being unable to recognize racism after authorities said the ...

Pushing recovery amidst rising COVID cases

DAVAO DEL NORTE, July 2 (PIA) - COVID-19 positive cases here was logged highest at 10 sometime in April driving ...

Turkish Drone Strike Leaves Civilian Casualties

KUNA MASI, IRAQ/WASHINGTON - Ceiling and concrete walls are all that is left of a grocery store owned by a ...

How Extremist Groups Are Reacting to COVID-19

In Nigeria, Boko Haram's leader has called it part of the "global war" against Islam. In Iraq and Syria, Islamic ...

U.S. Seeks To Seize Iran Gasoline Shipments Heading To Venezuela

U.S. prosecutors have filed a lawsuit to seize the gasoline aboard four tankers that Iran is currently shipping to Venezuela, ...

Black-Owned Businesses See Sales Surge Amid Racism Reckoning

BOSTON - When Mahdi Hashemian was looking for a bicycle for his 7-year-old daughter Zeynab last week, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, ...

DOST 10 conducts Halal awareness webinar to MSMEs

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 2 -- "I learned to respect and give due consideration to others especially our Muslim ...

Saudi Suspects Tried in Absentia for Khashoggi Death

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Turkish court on Friday opened the trial in absentia of two former aides of Saudi Crown ...

Palestinians Heartened by Iran's Support: Nakhala

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Secretary-General of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement Ziad al-Nakhala praised Iran as the only country in the ...

Bangladesh: Repeal Abusive Law Used in Crackdown on Critics

Government Should End Spurious Charges, Pre-Trial Detention to Silence DissentBangladesh authorities are using the abusive Digital Security Act to harass ...

Leader Urges Investigation into Tehran Clinic Tragedy

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei offered condolences over deaths in an explosion and ...

'Boycott China': Indians, Taiwanese and Tibetans protest in US

By Reena BhardwajNew York [USA], July 04 (ANI): Indian Americans have called for 'Boycott China', a protest demonstration against China ...

Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, July 3

TEHRAN -- Iran's confirmed novel coronavirus cases rose to 235,429 on Friday after an overnight registration of 2,566 new infections, ...

Rebuilding a shattered Iraq, with the recycled debris of war

The world's war zones often look like apocalyptic scenes, with shattered mounds of toxic rubble stretching for kilometers in what ...

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Iran seeking return of 3 diplomats and journalist abducted in 1982

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran is rallying the international community in a bid to clarify the whereabouts, and return, of three ...

Yankees' Tanaka hit in head by Stanton line drive

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was struck in the head by a line drive from teammate Giancarlo Stanton during ...

US Envoy Forges Ahead With Troubled Taliban Peace Deal

ISLAMABAD - Washington's envoy to Afghanistan on Saturday emphasized the economic benefits of the peace deal with the Taliban, forging ...

Fire Breaks Out at Iranian Power Plant

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - A fire broke out at a power station in southwestern Iran on Saturday, Iranian media ...

Report: Burns removed from UFC 251 main event

Gilbert Burns is "not feeling well" and has reportedly been removed from the UFC 251 main event on July 11. ...

Mississippi Could Drop Jim Crow-era Statewide Voting Process

JACKSON, MISS. - Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag. Later this year, the state's voters will decide whether to ...

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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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