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US to Keep About 650 Troops in Afghanistan After Withdrawal

WASHINGTON - Roughly 650 U.S. troops are expected to remain in Afghanistan to provide security for diplomats after the main ...


Biden Hails Bipartisan Compromise onInfrastructure Deal

A bipartisan agreement for infrastructure legislation demonstrates that American democracy can deliver, U.S. President Joe Biden declared on Thursday."This agreement ...


US introduces actions against forced labour in China

Washington [US], June 25 (ANI): The United States announced a series of actions aimed against forced labour in China's Xinjiang, ...


Taiwan can have military conflict with China: FM

Taipei [Taiwan], June 25 (ANI): Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu has said that China's escalating military intimidation of Taipei shows ...


Sad day for media freedom in Hong Kong, world: Biden

Washington [US], June 25 (ANI): When Hong Kong-based newspaper Apple Daily closed its doors after 26 years due to government ...


Can Georgia vaccinate its way out of recession

Georgians are finally allowed to show their faces al fresco after eight months of mandatory masks. The nightly curfew will ...


HMS Defender incident: what the law of the sea says

There are conflicting accounts from the UK and Russia about an incident off Cape Fiolent on the Crimean peninsula on ...


US announces measures to address forced labour in Xinjiang

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): US on Thursday (local time) announced measures to address the People's Republic of China's (PRC) ...


Chinese officials charged for falsifying environmental data

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): Six officials in the southern city of China's Chaozhou on Wednesday were charged for taking ...


Tanzanian billionaire sees business booming under new president

Private business in Tanzania is set to expand rapidly as President Samia Hassan moves to reassure investors and improve the ...


'Chinese actions disturbed peace in border areas in Ladakh'

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): The Chinese actions over the last year, including amassing a large number of troops ...


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Ukrainian Member of Cybercrime Gang Sentenced in US

WASHINGTON - A Ukrainian hacker was sentenced to seven years in prison for his role in a notorious cybercrime group ...

Ambani announces launch of JioPhone Next smartphone

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Thursday announced the ...

Qpicloud acquihires Hackowls Software

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Dr Nagendra Nagaraja, Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Qpi Technology today announced that ...

Bitwise celebrates 25 years of success

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Bitwise, a leader in next generation data-driven digital technology solutions, is celebrating 25 ...

John McAfee, antivirus software pioneer, dead in prison cell

John McAfee, the creator of the eponymous antivirus software, was found dead Wednesday in prison outside Barcelona. He was 75.In ...

We eavesdropped on some Canadian lynx: What we heard was surprising

Wildlife ecologists study what drives animal behaviour, and trying to figure it out is tricky. Not only are ecosystems incredibly ...

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To prevent spread of Covid, Tokyo Olympics to bar alcohol

TOKYO, Japan: With under one month before the start of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, media reports that officials ...

Police capture 8-foot Burmese python outside NY home

DEER PARK, New York: Police have captured an 8-foot Burmese python which was found on the driveway of a resident's ...

WHO to teach countries to manufacture Covid vaccine in South Africa

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization will establish a hub in South Africa where scientists from low- and middle-income countries ...

Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

Lightning sparks fires in south west U.S. amidst drought, extreme heat

PHOENIX, Arizona: A number of fires are burning in Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon, sparked by drought and excessive temperatures.Temperatures ...

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Nasdaq and Standard and Poor's 500 close at all-time high

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks traded higher on Thursday after the Senate signed off on President Joe Biden's ...


Trade Rep Tai says no incentives offered to move jobs from U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration chief trade representative, Katherine Tai, has said no incentives will be offered to American companies ...


British government works to join trans-Pacific free trade pact

LONDON, England: Britain is set to initiate negotiations for joining the trans-Pacific free trade pact that would allow its businesses ...


Lacklustre day for stock and currency traders in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia hardly moved on Thursday with little news to drive markets in any direction.Foreign ...


IKEA France fined $1.2 million for spying on employees

PARIS, France: The French branch of Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores worldwide, was ordered to pay a $1.2 ...


Spanish designer uses 3-D printing to mold artificial arms

MADRID, Spain: Juan Moyolema, aged 8, was ecstatic on receiving a prosthetic hand developed by a designer in Madrid who ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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