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As stocks and bonds suffer, Norway wealth fund sees record losses

OSLO, Norway: Ending a three-year run of profits as stock and bond prices were hit by rising inflation and Russia's ...

Ireland told to prepare housing, healthcare for 180,000 refugees

DUBLIN, Ireland: An estimate by senior civil servants claims that Ireland could be hosting 180,000 refugees by the end of ...

US Justice Dept. investigating Tesla claims on self-driving autos

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tesla confirmed this week that the US Justice Department has requested documents related to its Full Self-Driving and ...

US charges three linked to Iran in assassination plot

NEW YORK, New York: Three men--- Rafat Amirov, Polad Omarov and Khalid Mehdiyev---have been charged by U.S. prosecutors with attempting ...

Telecom firms CEO in Pakistan call for regulatory relief to avoid slowing down of digital development: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 5 (ANI): The chief executive officers of Pakistan's largest telecom firms have warned that the country is ...

Pakistan govt prepares bill proposing five-year jail term for ridiculing army, judiciary: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 5 (ANI): Pakistan's government has prepared a bill that proposes to change Pakistan's Penal Code (PPC) and ...

Regional Leaders Urge Immediate Cease-fire in Eastern Congo

NAIROBI, Kenya - Regional heads of state have called for an immediate cease-fire by all parties in eastern Congo, where ...

Odesa Power Station Catches Fire, Plunging 500,000 Into Darkness

Nearly 500,000 people have been left without power after an overloaded electrical substation in Odesa, Ukraine's southern port city on ...

Faulty policies, funding of terrorism responsible for Pakistan's economic crisis: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 5 (ANI): Pakistan has become a textbook lesson in the political economy of how nations that rear ...

Myanmar's Diplomats Divided Over Representing Military Government

washington - Since the military coup in Myanmar two years ago, more than 100 of the nation's diplomats have chosen ...

IMF asks Pakistan to declare assets of government officials of grade 17 and above

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 4 (ANI): International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked Pakistan to declare the assets of government officials of ...

Enforced disappearances continue in Pakistan's Sindh: Human rights activist

London [UK], February 4 (ANI): Organizer World Sindhi Congress United Kingdom and Europe, Hidayat Bhutto on Tuesday said that enforced ...

Comments of Pak Ambassador to UN on Pashtuns disgraceful, he should apologize: Malala Yousafzai's father Ziauddin

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 4 (ANI): Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai in response to Pakistan's Ambassador ...

EU will face fuel shortages and soaring energy prices Hungary

The bloc agreed a price cap on Russian oil products earlier this week following heated debateEU member states will inevitably ...

Zelensky behind Macron's calls to Putin Paris

Despite ruling out talks with Moscow, the Ukrainian leader reportedly uses his French counterpart as a go-betweenFrench President Emmanuel Macron's ...

France comments on Ukraine's NATO prospects

Kiev's membership in the US-led military bloc is not on the table for now, the French Foreign Ministry spokeswoman saidUkraine's ...

Security Tight as North Macedonia, Bulgaria Honor National Hero

SKOPJE - Police stepped up security Saturday as North Macedonia and Bulgaria commemorated a 19th-century revolutionary claimed by both neighbors ...

Iran-Syria Friction on Economic Issues Appears to Strain Ties

Cairo - Arab media report that relations between Iran and Syria have taken a turn for the worse after Tehran ...

Pakistan Bans Wikipedia Over Sacrilegious Content

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has blocked access to Wikipedia for not removing what it denounced as blasphemous content, the host of ...

Pope Francis Implores Clergy to Raise Voices Against Injustice

Juba, South Sudan - Pope Francis called on Catholic clergy Saturday, especially those in Africa, to raise their voices against ...

Pak police detains Afghan refugees in Islamabad

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 4 (ANI): In a recent incident, Afghan refugees were detained by Pakistan police on Friday in Islamabad, ...

13 Palestinians injured after Israeli forces raid refugee camp in West Bank

Ramallah [Palestine], February 4 (ANI): Israeli forces raided the Aqbat Jabr refugee camp in Jericho, in the West Bank region ...

Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan poses open challenge to security apparatus of Pakistan

Peshawar [Pakistan], February 4 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan poses an open challenge to the security apparatus of Pakistan and Peshawar Mosque ...

Prepare for Jail Bharo movement in Pakistan: Imran Khan to party workers

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 4 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday asked his party's workers and supporters to ...

Pak govt responsible for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's deteriorating security situation: PTI

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 4 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz ...

Pak MQM leader Altaf Hussain calls for documentation of plundered taxpayers money, assets

London [UK], February 4 (ANI): The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain has called for the documentation of plundered ...

India, France, UAE discuss cooperation in trilateral framework, to promote compatibility and co-production in defence sector

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): Noting that defence is an area of close cooperation, Foreign Ministers of India, France ...

Have never been this confident, we are finding right combinations: SL skipper Chamari Athapaththu ahead of T20 WC

Johannesburg [South Africa], February 4 (ANI): Making their eighth appearance at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup, Sri Lanka feel ...

Türkiye gives timeline for Russian-proposed gas hub

The major gas project is expected to handle supplies previously directed through the Nord Steam 1 pipelineA major natural gas ...

Pope Encourages South Sudanese, Will Raise Plight of Women

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - Pope Francis sought Saturday to console the long-suffering people of South Sudan as he opened his ...

IMF places new demands before Pakistan for holding policy-level talks next week

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 4 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has concluded its first round of "tough talks" with Pakistan ...

Chinese nationals asked to hire private firms for security after Peshawar blast

Lahore [Pakistan], February 4 (ANI): After a suicide bomber ripped apart a mosque at Peshawar's Police Lines and left around ...

China Sports Weekly (1.29-2.4)

BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines from the past week:1. Beijing 2022 celebrates one-year ...

Xiplomacy: How China becomes a strong buttress to UN

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- "A strong buttress to the blue flag (of the UN)" was ...

US must get over its impunity syndrome Moscow

Washington has lost its ability to use force on the global stage without facing serious pushback, a senior diplomat saidWashington ...

PM Modi emerges most popular global leader in survey

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pegged as the world's most popular leader with ...

Carey highlights reverse-swing challenge in India amid spin threat

Bengaluru (Karnataka)[India], February 4 (ANI): Australia wicket-keeper Alex Carey spoke on the numerous challenges for batters and opened up on ...

Pentagon will allow Ukraine fire long-range missiles at will

Munitions with 150-kilometer range are part of the newest weapons gift packageIt is up to the government in Kiev to ...

Wikimedia Foundation urges Pakistan to restore access to Wikipedia

California [US], February 4 (ANI): Wikimedia Foundation, best known as the hosting platform for 'Wikipedia', has urged Pakistan Telecommunications Authority ...

Serbia points to West's greatest mistake

The decision to supply Kiev with battle tanks has only united Russians further, Aleksandar Vucic has saidThe West's recent announcement ...

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US ending Covid emergency programs on May 11

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration said this week that it will end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on 11th May, nearly ...

As stocks and bonds suffer, Norway wealth fund sees record losses

OSLO, Norway: Ending a three-year run of profits as stock and bond prices were hit by rising inflation and Russia's ...

Ireland told to prepare housing, healthcare for 180,000 refugees

DUBLIN, Ireland: An estimate by senior civil servants claims that Ireland could be hosting 180,000 refugees by the end of ...

US Justice Dept. investigating Tesla claims on self-driving autos

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tesla confirmed this week that the US Justice Department has requested documents related to its Full Self-Driving and ...

US charges three linked to Iran in assassination plot

NEW YORK, New York: Three men--- Rafat Amirov, Polad Omarov and Khalid Mehdiyev---have been charged by U.S. prosecutors with attempting ...

Telecom firms CEO in Pakistan call for regulatory relief to avoid slowing down of digital development: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 5 (ANI): The chief executive officers of Pakistan's largest telecom firms have warned that the country is ...

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