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Mountaineers to venture K2: Taiwanese female eyes record ascent

SAKARDU, Pakistan - A group of Sherpa mountaineers arrived in Pakistan to climb the world's second-highest mountain during the winter ...


Pak Drug Regulatory Authority approves herbal drug's trial for Covid

KARACHI, Pakistan - On Monday, local health officials reported the successful conclusion of a clinical trial of Chinese traditional herbal ...


Carbon monoxide killed 23 tourists trapped in cars during snowstorm

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - The Murree tragedy, in which 23 people died after becoming stranded in their vehicles owing to severe ...


Pakistan offers booster dose to citizens above 18 years

KARACHI, Pakistan - According to National Command and Operation's Centre (NCOC) data, Pakistan's positivity rate increased to 8.16 percent on ...


Pakistan appeals to avert humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan repeated its appeal to the international community and relief organizations on Friday to help Afghanistan. Prime ...


India at UN reiterates for peaceful resolution of Israel-Palestine issue, supports two-state solution

New York [US], January 20 (ANI): India on Wednesday at the UN Security Council open debate on the Middle East, ...


Pak sees 30 pc spike in mental illnesses due to COVID-19

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 19 (ANI): Pakistan witnessed a spike of 30 per cent in mental illnesses due to COVID-19 in ...


People want a change in UP, a solution to their problems: Bhupesh Baghel

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], January 19 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, who is also the AICC senior observer for Uttar ...


Radicalized Pakistan-origin terrorists find shelter in US, UK: Report

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Britain and US are forced to pay price for hosting militant youth from Pakistan and ...


Pak imposes restrictions on schools, weddings, gyms amid fifth wave of COVID pandemic

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 19 (ANI): As Pakistan faces the fifth wave of the deadly pandemic, the National Command and Operation ...


Chinese envoy meets Pakistan's COAS Bajwa amid rising security concerns near CPEC

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], January 19 (ANI): Nong Rong, China's Ambassador to Pakistan, called on the country's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) ...


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5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Southeast Asia

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Actress Shimu's mutilated body found, husband and friend arrested

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Shakhawat Ali Nobel, the husband of film star Raima Islam Shimu, and his buddy Farhad have been ...

Bright Pakistani student passes O Level exam at 13 with A*

KARACHI, Pakistan - Ali Saif, a brilliant Pakistani kid, passed the University of Cambridge's O Level exams at 13. Ali ...

0.1 percent of 26 million voters committed fraud in 2020 elections

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - The Junta's election commission reported finding only 2,169 examples of double voting and 1,077 other cases of ...

Judicial impasse prevents constitutional council's routine business

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The judiciary remains paralyzed, although dissenting Supreme Court justices began considering cases after the lottery-based cause list ...

Junta turn soldiers into debt collectors

YANGON, Myanmar - When four Myanmar army officers hammered on her door, the schoolteacher had just gotten out of bed. ...

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U.S. stocks crumble again, dollar edges down

NEW YORK, New York - In the face of looming interest rate hikes, U.S. stock markets continued to shed weight ...


British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...


Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...


Japanese stock markets records major falls

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday. The biggest move was the Japanese market which saw ...


UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...


At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...


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