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Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

Tiger Woods opens PGA Championship with 74; leg 'has felt better'

A promising 2-under-par start to Tiger Woods' first round turned sour with seven bogeys the rest of the way, and ...

NEP first education policy to be welcomed unopposed by all, says Amit Shah

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that New Education Policy is the ...

PM Modi lauds Nikhat Zareen for 'fantastic' gold at World Boxing C'ships

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Nikhat Zareen on clinching gold at the ...

US visit of Pak Foreign Minister attracts protests amongst Afghan diaspora

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan's recently appointed Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's visit to the ...

CM Kejriwal meets Australian High Commissioner to India, Luxembourg Ambassador

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O' Farrell, and Ambassador of the Grand Duchy ...

India's economic strength would be showcased to the world at WEF 2022, says Karnataka CM Bommai

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 19 (ANI): India is a strong economic power and the country's economic strength would be showcased ...

More than 59 million internally displaced in 2021

A record 59.1 million people were displaced within their homelands last year, or four million more than in 2020, the ...

Biden embarks for Asia with clear focus on China

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], May 19 (ANI): US President Joe Biden boarded the Air Force 1 on Thursday (local time) ...

MoS Muraleedharan calls for 'global collective action' on food security at UNSC

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Thursday highlighted the adverse ...

MoS Muraleedharan, Zambian counterpart discuss issues covering gamut of bilateral cooperation

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan engaged in discussions with the ...

MoS Muraleedharan interects with Zambian Minister Stanley Kakubo on sidelines of Ministerial Meeting

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan interected with Foreign Affairs and ...

KTR holds series of meetings with top leadership of various companies in London

London [UK], May 19 (ANI): Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao on Thursday held a series of meetings with the top ...

More Ukrainians surrender in Mariupol Russia

Total number of captives from the Azovstal plant has reached 1,730, the Defense Ministry saidAn additional 771 Ukrainian combatants have ...

Global famine likely this year Putin aide

Washington's attempts to take over Ukraine's grain may lead to a food crisis, according to the Russian officialThe attempt by ...

Boozy Tyson Fury caught lashing out at taxi

The WBC heavyweight champion appeared heavily intoxicated while failing to negotiate a lift homeBoxing heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury has ...

Western actions damaged food security Russia

Ukraine-related sanctions made the existing problems worse, an ambassador to Washington claimedGlobal food security is currently under threat due to ...

Italy proposes peace plan for Ukraine media

The ambitious proposal would reportedly require compromises, which Ukraine has refused to makeItalian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio has presented ...

George Bush's Iraq slip when slamming Putin is perfect irony

The Iraq War architect is one to talk about Russia's incursion into UkraineFormer US President George W. Bush made an ...

NATO expansion not a threat Biden

The US president said that including Finland and Sweden will ?make NATO stronger?President Joe Biden on Thursday gave his "strong ...

Explainer: What is Monkeypox and Where Is it Spreading

London - European and American health authorities have identified a number of monkeypox cases in recent days, mostly in young ...

Biden Supports Sweden, Finland's Bids to Join NATO

President Joe Biden on Thursday enthusiastically welcomed Sweden and Finland's bids to join the NATO security alliance - a move ...

The Politics of Iran's 'Forbidden Names'

On February 14, the Marand High Court in Iran's northern province of East Azerbaijan ruled that a newborn boy could ...

Taliban Order Afghan Female TV Presenters to Cover Faces

The ruling Taliban ordered local television channels in Afghanistan Thursday to ensure that female program presenters cover their faces while ...

Somalia Releases Nearly $10M Seized from UAE Plane Four Years Ago

Washington - The Somali government has released $9.6 million it seized from a United Arab Emirates plane in Mogadishu four ...

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Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

President Kovind, Prime Minister Ralph E Gonsalves witness signing of agreements

Kingston [Saint Vincent and the Grenadines], May 19 (ANI): Indian President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister of Saint Vincent ...

Aishwarya, Aaradhya chat with Eva Longoria's son at Cannes, video gets viral

Cannes [France], May 19 (ANI): Aishwarya Rai and American actor Eva Longoria have been friends for years now. Every year, ...

Banana paper could save East Africa's potatoes from devastating worms

Potatoes originated in South America, where they were domesticated about 8,000 years ago. The plants were eventually brought to Europe ...

Female referees selected for Qatar World Cup

It will mark the first time women have officiated matches at the men's football showpieceFor the first time in its ...

Triumph International India showcases its new collection of premium lingerie at its Annual Fashion Show

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 19 (ANI/PR Newswire): Triumph International (India), one of the world's leading manufacturers of lingerie unveiled its ...

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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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