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Honouring the slaves experimented on by the 'father of gynaecology'

When she was just 17, a slave girl called Anarcha was "given" to an ambitious young medic, along with two ...

Is reaching zero COVID-19 possible?

Most scientists agree that stringent control measures, involving efficient contact tracing, testing and isolation, together with social distancing and mask ...

Pak continues blind eye on LeT, JeM, Haqqani Network

By Francesca MarinoRome [Italy], October 20 (ANI): October arrives and with it the usual Sword of Damocles hanging on Pakistan's ...

PCB confirms match officials for Zimbabwe series

Lahore [Pakistan], October 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday confirmed the match officials for the upcoming limited-overs ...

PUMA and Mumbai City FC sign long-term strategic partnership

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 20 (ANI): Global sports brand PUMA on Tuesday announced a strategic long-term partnership with Mumbai City ...

Dhaka Premier League 'not possible' this year: BCB director

Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 20 (ANI): Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) director Khaled Mahmud has said that it is "not possible" to ...

Another Top Kazakh Health Official Resigns Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Another top health official in Kazakhstan has resigned as the country continues to lead Central Asian nations ...

Son-In-Law Of Exiled Former Pakistani PM Arrested

Pakistani police have detained the son-in-law of exiled ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after he led a crowd in chanting against ...

In Turkmenistan, Subsidized Food Comes With Strings Attached

ASHGABAT -- Fizzy drinks. Fruit jelly. Juice. They're not on everyone's grocery list.But shoppers in Turkmenistan complain that state-run grocery ...

Zimbabwe squad arrives in Pakistan, without Indian coach

Zimbabwe's cricket squad arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday - minus their Indian coach, who had been advised to stay away ...

Indian envoy calls on Bangladesh Speaker

Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 20 (ANI): Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami on Monday called on Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad Speaker ...

Imran Khan, Army responsible for ongoing atrocities of Balochistan

Karachi [Pakistan], October 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government and the Army are responsible for the ongoing atrocities ...

Thailand suspends TV station over protests coverage

A Thai court on Tuesday ordered the suspension of an online TV station critical of the government, which has accused ...

Singapore's Mediacorp appoints Srijan Technologies

Singapore/New Delhi [India] October 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Srijan Technologies Pte Ltd, the Singapore based subsidiary of Asia's largest Drupal company Srijan ...

Autism kids get a chance at life through Pinnacle Blooms Network

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] October 20 (ANI/Connect360 PR): Pinnacle Blooms Network, Special Edu-HealthCare unit of startup India awarded Bharath HealthCare P ...

What is China's grand strategy, and can it be attained?

Hong Kong, October 20 (ANI): Correctly or wrongly, Bonaparte Napoleon is often attributed as saying about China, "There lies a ...

Japan ramping up pressure on China over South China Sea: Report

Hanoi [Vietnam], October 20 (ANI): Japenese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc ...

Markets mixed as US stimulus hopes fade ahead of deadline

Asian and European markets were mixed Tuesday but fading hopes for a pre-election US stimulus and concerns about a fresh ...

Typhoon Saudel approaches South China Sea

HAIKOU, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- A tropical depression escalated to a typhoon on Tuesday morning over the sea to the ...

Virat Kohli leads wishes as Virender Sehwag turns 42

New Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): Virender Shewag turned 42 on Tuesday and wishes poured in for the former India ...

Asian markets dip as US stimulus hopes fade ahead of deadline

Fading hopes for a pre-election US stimulus and concerns about a fresh surge in virus infections in key economies weighed ...

Churches in Manila now allows 30% seating capacity ' CBCP

PASIG CITY, Oct. 20 (PIA) -- The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) announced that churches in the City ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Oct. 20)

BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

'Bad math': Airlines' Covid-19 safety analysis challenged by expert

A campaign by coronavirus-stricken aviation giants to persuade the world it's safe to fly has been questioned by one of ...

Total COVID Cases Across Globe Surpass 40 Million

The world has now surpassed 40 million confirmed cases of coronavirus infections, as surges of cases in Europe and the ...

Days after ban Pakistan restores Tik Tok services

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 20 (ANI): Tit Tok services in Pakistan were restored on Monday with certain conditions, 10 days after ...

Pakistani Generals in Awami Adalat

Glasgow [Scotland], October 20 (ANI): Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan's political career is in serious trouble. The newly formed 11 ...

October 1947: The raid on Baramulla

By Raghvendra SinghNew Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): Having planned Operation Gulmarg, Pakistan unleashed its tribal militia on Jammu and ...

Asia Album: Baltit Fort in Hunza valley, Pakistan

Photo taken on Oct. 17, 2020 shows a view of Baltit Fort in the old city of Hunza valley in ...

Kashmir: A Flawed Historical Narrative

By Raghvendra SinghNew Delhi [India], October 20 (ANI): Advancing the date of India's partition and dispensing with the phased withdrawal ...

Scores Dead as Floods, Heavy Rains Hammer Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos

Floods, landslides, and other natural disasters triggered by downpours in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam have left scores dead, with paddy ...

Sindh IGP not forced to register FIR against Safdar Awan: Minister

Karachi [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Pakistan Maritime Affairs Minister Ali Zaidi on Monday denied reports that Sindh inspector general of ...

139 Indians stranded in Pakistan return via Attari-Wagah border

Attari (Punjab) [India], October 19 (ANI): A total of 139 Indian nationals returned from Pakistan via the Attari-Wagah border on ...

If not Pak, who is to blame for atrocities on Balochis? asks BNP

Karachi [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Balochistan National Party president Akhtar Mengal at the Pakistan Democratic Movement Karachi power show hit ...

Kashmir 1947: A case of Pakistani perfidy

By Raghvendra SinghNew Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): For Mohammed Ali Jinnah and his newly created Pakistan, it would completely ...

Diplomacy and the state of U.S.-Chinese relations

There's been lots of chatter lately about how the United States and China find themselves, in the words of Henry ...

Invasive mosquito species could bring more malaria to Africa's urban areas

A species of mosquito that can carry malaria - known as Anopheles stephensi - has invaded eastern Africa and is ...

Japan Prime Minister Suga Travels to Vietnam for Bilateral Talks

In his first foreign trip since taking office last month, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga was in Hanoi Monday for ...

Thai's Embattled PM Recalls Parliament amid Protests

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bangkok Monday for the fifth straight day, defying a ban on gatherings ...

Pakistan 'Conditionally' Unblocks TikTok

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan says it has lifted a ban on short-videosharing platform TikTok after receiving assurances the company would block ...

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Shanghai stock markets gains 183 points despite regional weakness

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China rose sharply on Tuesday, a move at odds with the rest of ...

Pakistan restores social media platform TikTok, subject to conditions

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, October 20 (ANI): TikTok services in Pakistan were restored on Monday with certain conditions, 10 days after a ...

U.S. stocks decline with hopes for deal on stimulus package fading

NEW YORK, New York - Continued disagreement over an additional stimulus package has weighed on Wall Street, with all the ...

Leadership in university-based climate action

Universities are vital hubs of research and teaching on climate change. As large organisations, they also have significant emissions, which ...

Turkey's natural gas reserves reach 405 billion cubic meters

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday that Turkey has found more gas ...

Irish exports rise 7% to 108 billion euros in first 8 months of year

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland is set for another year of record-high goods exports in 2020 due to ...

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