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PM Modi extends Independence Day wishes to nation

New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings to the people of the nation on ...

I-Day: PM Modi to address nation from Red Fort today

New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the nation in celebrating the 74th Independence Day ...

Rohingya Candidate to Appeal Myanmar Parliament Candidacy Rejection

A Rohingya man who filed to run for a seat in Myanmar's parliament in November has been disqualified over questions ...

High-Schoolers Arrange Free Tutoring for Hundreds

Two high-school students -- one a Boy Scout -- have created a free, online tutoring service for students during the ...

Vietnam Appeals Court Upholds 10-Year Sentence for RFA Blogger

A court in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Friday upheld the 10-year sentence imposed earlier this year on an RFA blogger ...

Thai Authorities Arrest Pro-Democracy Protest Leader

Authorities in Thailand arrested a student pro-democracy protest leader Friday after he led demonstrations last month calling for government reforms ...

I-Day: Here are five upcoming patriotic films to watch out for

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): From Sunny Deol's 'Border' to John Abraham's 'Satyamev Jayate,' Bollywood has always been pumping ...

UN Ramps Up Humanitarian Efforts Following Beirut Blast

GENEVA - U.N. agencies are revising their emergency appeals to keep pace with the growing needs of hundreds of thousands ...

16 RPF, RPSF personnel awarded President's Police Medal

New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): A total of 16 RPF/RPSF personnel have been awarded President's Police Medal for distinguished ...

PCOO eyes TV, radio program to aid MSMEs

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 12 (PIA)--Meeting with the media workers from Northern Mindanao through 'Tambayayong,' August 12, Presidential Communications ...

Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan frustrates England with fine fifty

Mohammad Rizwan frustrated England as he marked Pakistan's Independence Day with a fine unbeaten fifty in the second Test at ...

Ahmadi man shot dead in Peshawar

Peshawar [Pakistan], August 14 (ANI): Hours before Pakistan's Prime Minister spoke about Kashmiri people in his Independence Day message, an ...

Film 'Golden Arrows' on life of former IAF Chief BS Dhanoa announced

New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (ANI): Director Kushal Srivastava and producer Rashmi Sharma are joining hands for a war drama ...

Erdogan making all-out efforts to re-establish Caliphate

Ankara [Turkey], August 14 (ANI): With Turkey reconverting the famed Hagia Sophia into a mosque, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ...

Sri Lanka Cricket felicitates two veteran umpires on retirement

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 14 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday felicitated two renowned cricket umpires -- DN Pathirana ...

Myanmar Ethnic Alliance to Skip Government Peace Talks Next Week

An umbrella group of ethnic armies in Myanmar announced Thursday it will skip a government-sponsored peace conference next week, citing ...

Universities and colleges can spark agri food systems transformation

LOS BANOS, LAGUNA, August 13 (PIA) --"The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the connections between supply chains and our consumption patterns, ...

Army's 3ID reaffirms commitment to IHL

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) -- The Philippine Army's 3rd Infantry Division reaffirmed its commitment to the International Humanitarian Law ...

Boy Scout Arranges Free Tutoring for Hundreds

A youngster in the Boy Scouts of America has taken the U.S.-based youth development organization's motto -- "Be prepared" -- ...

Ex-Kyrgyz President's Prison Sentence Upheld

BISHKEK -- The Bishkek City Court has upheld a lower court's ruling sentencing former President Almazbek Atambaev to 11 years ...

The rise and fall of Black British writing

In many ways, the current state of the world seems unprecedented. The last few years - but especially 2020 - ...

PH gets last 50 of 130 ventilators from China

PARAnAQUE CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) -- The Philippine Government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has received 50 ventillators ...

FDA says COVID-19 vaccine may be approved by end of 2020

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday given a best case scenario, ...

Binan City nakikipagtulungan sa mga kumpanya laban sa COVID-19

BAY, Laguna, Agosto 14 (PIA) - Patuloy ang pakikipagtulungan ng Lungsod ng Binan sa mga pabrika sa kanilang lokalidad lalo't ...

Stop oppression of Sikh girls, Congress Amritsar MP warns Pakistan PM

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], August 14 (ANI): A Congress Member of Parliament from Amritsar city has written to Pakistan Prime Minister ...

Train, improved lifestyle comes for people of Janakpur from India

Janakpur [Nepal], Aug 14 (ANI): People of Janakpur are excited as the construction of Janakpur-Jaynagar railway line nears completion, which ...

Sindhis hold massive protest in Karachi

Karachi [Pakistan], Aug 14 (ANI): Pakistan Police used force to stop the protesters, including family members of the missing persons ...

FEATURE: San Juan City goes extra mile in COVID-19 response

The City of San Juan, once the center of the COVID-19 epidemic rose to the challenge and went the extra ...

Nepali journalist who reported on Chinese encroachment found dead

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 14 (ANI): Balaram Baniya, the Nepali journalist who reportedly wrote an article on Chinese encroachment in Rui ...

Torrential rain causes landslide in Nepal, 5 dead, 38 missing

Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 14 (ANI): At least five people have died and 38 went missing after torrential rain caused a ...

Imran Khan again rakes up Kashmir issue on Pak's Independence Day

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday once again raised the Kashmir issue in his message ...

Pakistan Celebrates Independence Day

Pakistan is celebrating its Independence Day on Friday with rallies across the country.In his Independence Day message, President Arif Alvi ...

Pak's Independence Day is Black Day for Balochistan

Vancouver [Canada], Aug 14 (ANI): Pakistan's Independence Day is 'Black Day' in the history of humankind as the country's Army ...

Asia Album: Celebrate Independence Day with fireworks in Pakistan

Fireworks at the Minar-e-Pakistan monument during the country's Independence Day celebrations in eastern Pakistan's Lahore. on Aug. 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Sajjad)LAHORE, ...

Australia name 21-member squad for England tour

Jolimont [Australia], Aug 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday named a 21-member squad for their upcoming tour of England. ...

US Designates Confucius Institutes 'Foreign Missions' of China

The United States on Thursday designated the Confucius Institute education program as a "foreign mission" of China, setting up the ...

Playing and paying the whore in Little Birds

Review: Little Birds, Sky Atlantic, released on Stan August 5 2020Little Birds adapts a 1979 collection of French-born diarist Anaïs ...

Russia express willingness to donate COVID vaccines

DAVAO CITY Aug. 12 (PIA) - Health Secretary Francisco Duque confirmed that there was an expression of donating vaccines by ...

England to host Australia for T20I, ODI series in September

London [UK], Aug 14 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday announced that it will host white-ball ...

Appeals Court Upholds America's All-Male Military Draft

A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld America's all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a lack of authority to ...

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Mixed day on Wall Street, Dow the only gainer

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks meandered in and out of positive territory on Friday and ended up with ...

Companies from China seek to list in U.S. despite trade tensions

NEW YORK, New York, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- This year has seen many U.S. stock market listings by Chinese companies ...

Stocks in Asia move higher, but Hong Kong markets drift

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the rise on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was mixed. Only the ...

Home prices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen rise slightly

BEIJING, Cina Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's housing market remained stable overall in July, with home prices in 70 major ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

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