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Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...

After opening Taiwan office, China downgrades relations with Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania: China has downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania from ambassador to charge d'affaires level, in retaliation for Lithuania ...

Following tennis star Peng Shuai's disappearance, China blacks out CNN

BEIJING, China: China is blocking CNN's coverage of the disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai, according to network officials.Peng Shuai ...

Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...

Teenage shooter Rittenhouse meets with former President Trump

MAR-A-LAGO, Florida - Former President Donald Trump has defended acquitted teenager Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, who has been prosecuted over the ...

China blocks Filipino ships, fires water cannons in South China Seas

MANILA, Philippines: The contested South China Seas again heated up this week as Chinese coast guard ships blocked two Philippines ...

2.2 million passengers at US airports, highest single day since Covid

WASHINGTON, D.C.: On November 19, 2.24 million airport passengers were screened by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, representing the highest ...

Unvaccinated pro athletes to be prevented from entering Canada

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada will bar all professional athletes not vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the country's health minister. Though Canada ...

Plagued by wild boars, Hong Kong begins tranquilizing, killing them

HONG KONG: Hong Kong authorities have begun killing wild boars, which have roamed the city at will in recent years. ...

California, with $31 billion surplus, could send rebates to taxpayers

SACRAMENTO, California: California is expected to register a $31 billion tax surplus this year, which could trigger refunds to state ...

New York to allow crowds to return for New Year's Eve celebrations

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has confirmed that crowds of revelers will be allowed ...

VP Harris becomes first woman to gain US presidential powers

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden temporarily transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris while undergoing a routine colonoscopy for 85 ...

Since 2016, invited stranger to attend Thanksgiving dinner

MESA, Arizona: A text message sent to a wrong number in 2016 has led to years of friendship between Jamal ...

2023 climate summit, COP28, to be held in UAE

DUBAI, UAE: The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who is also the ...

Roads closed on Christmas Island as 50 million crabs on the move

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, Western Australia: Each year, a "biblical plague" of 50 million cannibalistic crabs head to the ocean to breed, ...

US, Brazil, Saudi Arabia latest to restrict travel from African countries as new COVID variant raises concern

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): A number of countries including the US, Saudi Arabia and Brazil have announced travel ...

US lawmakers introduce bill to help Taiwan expand ties as China tensions spikes

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): Amid the deteriorating relations between Washington and Beijing, two US lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill ...

Drug trafficking in opiates, meth from Afghanistan poses serious threat: RIC trilateral group

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Underlining the serious threat posed by drug trafficking from Afghanistan, the foreign ministers of ...

Study on 2 booster candidates to anticipate omicron-like mutations: Moderna

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): US-based pharmaceutical company is studying two booster candidates designed to anticipate mutations similar to the ...

Bangladesh applauds China's tireless COVID-19 vaccine support

© Provided by Xinhua Bangladesh's vaccination drive resumed with Chinese Sinopharm vaccines in June, and more than 90 million doses ...

Pfizer, BioNTech not sure on vaccines' effectiveness on new COVID variant 'Omicron'

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI): The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech on Saturday issued a statement stating that they are ...

China's development model shares prosperity regionwide: Malaysian forum

© Provided by Xinhua Panelists at the Friends of Silk Road Forum highlighted the positive spill-over effect of China's peaceful ...

Women's participation in elections has exceeded that of men: Chief Election Commissioner

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Taking note of the historical perspective of barriers and challenges faced by women in ...

Tea seller as PM guiding world reflects Spirit of Indian Constitution, says Pushkar Singh Dhami

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], November 27 (ANI): On the occasion of Constitution Day, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday ...

Astralis move on in BLAST Premier Fall Finals lower bracket

Astralis survived and advanced to the third round of the lower bracket Friday at the BLAST Premier Fall Finals. After ...

Orlando City SC decline option for Nani

Nani will not return to Orlando City SC next season after the club declined the option for 2022 on his ...

Holder rested; Russell and Hetmyer unavailable as WI name squad for Pakistan tour

Saint John's [Antigua], November 27 (ANI): The Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has announced the squads for the West ...

Brooks Koepka takes down Bryson DeChambeau in The Match

Whether it settles their feud once and for all remains to be seen, but Brooks Koepka defeated Bryson DeChambeau 4 ...

LG Manoj Sinha inaugurates J-K Gymnastics Academy in UT

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], November 27 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday inaugurated the ...

WTO postpones 12th Ministerial Conference amid spread of COVID variant Omicron

Cape Town [South Africa], November 27 (ANI): Amid the spread of new COVID strain 'Omicron', the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ...

Biden backtracks on oil drilling ban

US President Joe Biden will apparently allow new leasing of federal lands for oil and natural-gas exploration, though with new ...

US Stocks Sink on New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points

NEW YORK - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, as a ...

EU countries tighten travel rules over new COVID-19 variant concerns

© Provided by Xinhua The EU said Friday it wants to activate the so-called "emergency brake" to stop air travel ...

Cuban Journalists Say Facebook Curbs Ability to Work

MADRID - Facebook has been accused of blocking independent journalists in Cuba from sharing posts as opposition groups have called ...

South African Health Minister calls travel bans by countries over new COVID variant 'Omicron' as unjustified

Cape Town [South Africa], November 27 (ANI): South African Health Minister Joe Phaahla on Friday termed the countries' decision of ...

45 students test positive for COVID-19 in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 27 (ANI): Atleast 45 students and one staff member of a school and a college in ...

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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

U.S. government under fire for poisoning of prairie dogs plan

CHEYENNE, Wyoming -- Wildlife advocates are taking the U.S. Forest Service to court over a plan to eliminate prairie dogs ...

No. 10 Alabama finishes strong to beat Drake

Noah Gurley's basket put No. 10 Alabama ahead to stay and Crimson Tide used a late run to avoid being ...

Keyshawn Bryant to make season debut for South Carolina vs. Rider

South Carolina will get a key piece of its men's basketball team back Sunday when it hosts Rider in a ...

NC State meets Louisiana Tech, hopes to have found some answers

North Carolina State needed to find out who would fill the voids in the lineup in terms of production. It's ...

Miami chases strong finish at skidding Duke

The Miami Hurricanes are winding down a disappointing season with a 6-5 overall record and a 4-3 mark in the ...

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