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Tokyo suffers through heatwave, worst since 1875

Tokyo, Japan: On June 28, Japan baked under intense heat for a fourth successive day, with temperatures breaking nearly 150-year-old ...

Law allowing non-citizens to vote ruled unconstitutional in New York

ALBANY, New York: A New York state judge has struck down a recent law giving 800,000 non-citizen New York City ...

Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...

Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...

Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...

French urged to conserve energy use to prepare for winter

PARIS, France: Amidst shortages and soaring prices caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and subsequent supply cuts, the heads of ...

At this week's G7 meeting, imports of Russian gold to be banned

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at further isolating Russia economically over its invasion of ...

Myanmar military thwarts weapon transporting by PDF fighters

MAGWAY, Myanmar - At least eight resistance fighters were killed on Wednesday when junta troops intercepted a truck they were ...

Shanghai Beijing say life returning to normal after Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: As Shanghai reports no new cases of Covid for the first time in two months, Shanghai's top communist ...

To counter Chinese, US, Japan, Australia, UK create Pacific group

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has reported that the U.S., Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the UK have created an ...

U.S. Armed Services Committee backs Biden's record defense budget

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee has backed President Joe Biden's proposal to increase spending for ...

Activist Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar sent to 14-day judicial remand

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], July 2 (ANI): A metropolitan court in Ahemdabad sent social activist Teesta Setalvad and former Gujarat DGP ...

Protecting the brain from dementia by inducing abnormal protein aggregates

Washington [US], July 2 (ANI): Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's are defined by the pathogenic accumulation of toxic proteins ...

PM Modi's message at G7 summit: Address Ukraine conflict through dialogue, peace

Schloss Elmau [Germany], July 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a clear message for the world's richest nations comprising ...

India's boxer Kalaivani storms into final in Elorda Cup; Kuldeep in semis

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): Indian boxer Kalaivani Srinivasan entered the final with a dominating victory while Kuldeep Kumar ...

Study: New sibling diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder

Washington [US], July 2 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) recently listed a new sibling diagnosis for post-traumatic stress disorder ...

Ethiopia, partners launch USD 30 million initiative to reduce maternal malnutrition

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], July 2 (ANI/Xinhua): The Ethiopian government and its partners have launched a new multi-sectoral nutrition initiative that ...

Two ICC Men's T20 World Cup SRQ C Qualifier matches postponed

Dubai [ICC], July 2 (ANI): Two of Saturday's fixtures in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Sub Regional Europe Qualifier ...

PTI govt's billion-dollar memorandum of 'misunderstanding' exposed

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): A billion-dollar Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, former Information and Broadcasting ...

IIT Hyderabad will play a major role in building brand India globally: Dharmendra Pradhan

Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): Union Minister for Education and Skill Development Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday laid the foundation stone ...

Pakistan's textile industry fears USD 1 billion loss amid gas supply suspension

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): The textile industry in Pakistan is likely to suffer export losses worth USD 1 billion ...

Khabib disputes claims over UFC middleweight king

Khabib Nurmagomedov has disagreed with his own manager's claims that he could beat Israel AdesanyaRetired former UFC lightweight champ Khabib ...

US May Resume Fulbright Program for Afghanistan

With the collapse of the former Afghan republic in August 2021, Azizullah Jahish suffered two losses.The new Taliban leadership fired ...

'Yuvi hai ya Bumrah': Tendulkar, other cricketers shower praise after Bumrah torches Broad

Birmingham [UK], July 2 (ANI): History was created by Jasprit Bumrah on Saturday as the stand-in India captain took a ...

India rejects US commission report on religious freedom, says comments reflect lack of understanding of country's plurality

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): India on Saturday dismissed the 2022 United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) ...

Amravati: Six held for shop owner Umesh Kolhe's brutal killing

Amravati (Maharashtra) [India], July 2 (ANI): A total of six people have been arrested so far from Amravati for the ...

Being a mother gives me strength: AFC Elite Women Referee Panelist Kanika Barman

New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): Many referees have their own struggle stories. Balancing motherhood and work is something really ...

Har Ghar Tiranga program will be launched soon: Vasundhara Raje

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 2 (ANI): With the Bharatiya Janata Party's two-day National Executive Meeting set to begin in Hyderabad, ...

Padres turn to Yu Darvish against NL West rival Dodgers

The sight of Yu Darvish on the mound at Dodger Stadium always rekindles a specific memory. and it should be ...

US special envoy skips Doha meet, says will talk to Taliban after their concrete steps to ensure human rights

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 2 (ANI): While skipping the Doha meeting between the US delegation and Taliban representatives, US special envoy ...

Ukraine accused of arbitrary restrictions against journalists

Media are being denied access to certain areas, banned from filming, and occasionally detained, Reporters Without Borders saidReporters Without Borders ...

BJP's National Executive meet begins in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 2 (ANI): The Bhartiya Janata party's National Executive meeting began on Saturday in the presence of ...

Jasprit Bumrah creates world record for scoring most runs in an over in Test cricket

Birmingham [UK], July 2 (ANI): Star Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Saturday smashed the most number of runs in an ...

Protest in Karachi over 'blasphemous Wi-Fi name'

Karachi [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): Scores of people protested in a market of mobile phones in Pakistan's Karachi city over ...

Pakistan needs to tighten screws on corruption to secure IMF relief package

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 2 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked Pakistan to strengthen its anti-corruption mechanism if it ...

Premier League: Mohamed Salah extends his stay at Liverpool

Liverpool [UK], July 2 (ANI): Liverpool FC have announced that Mohamed Salah has signed a new long-term contract with the ...

PM Modi lands in Hyderabad to attend BJP's National Executive meeting

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Hyderabad on Saturday to attend the Bhartiya Janata party's ...

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US airports saw 2.45 million air passengers on June 24

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite weather and staffing issues resulting in travel disruptions, last week the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened ...

May sees 10.7% surge in US home sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: In May, sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly increased, but this is expected to be temporary, as ...

A's counting on starter Paul Blackburn against Mariners

There haven't been many positives for the last-place Oakland Athletics this season, but Paul Blackburn has been one of them. ...

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. helps Blue Jays rout Rays

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had three hits, including a solo home run, and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Tampa ...

Mariners outslug A's for 8th win in 10 games

Julio Rodriguez and Dylan Moore homered as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Oakland Athletics 8-6 Thursday night in the ...

Julio Rodriguez, Mariners cruise past Orioles

Rookie Julio Rodriguez homered and drove in three runs as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Baltimore Orioles 9-3 on ...

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