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One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

Sixty years after astronaut Alan Shepard, daughter to travel to space

KENT, Washington: Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will launch on 9th December, its third piloted flight, with a crew of ...

Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

Notre Dame rebuild plans called 'woke theme park' by critics

PARIS, France: The rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has come under fire from critics, after the new plans ...

Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

As Barbados becomes Republic, role of British monarchy to end

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: In a colonial unshackling, Barbados will say goodbye to the British monarch, as the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

Turkish women gassed by police during women's rights demonstration

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police in Istanbul fired tear gas on women demanding the country's re-adoption of a landmark international treaty ...

UK man receives 3D printed eyeball, appearance identical to good eye

LONDON, England: A British man made medical history last week when he received a 3D-printed eyeball."This new eye looks fantastic, ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

Despite 89% vaccinated, Portugal reinstates some Covid restrictions

LISBON, Portugal: Portugal is reintroducing some pandemic restrictions, just two months after ending enforcement of them after the goal of ...

Iran's proposals lead to pause in Vienna nuke talks, mounting uncertainty

© Provided by Xinhua Diplomats involved in the nuclear negotiations expressed "disappointment and concern" at Iran's latest proposals, which, analysts ...

Taliban discusses humanitarian aid, trade with Chinese envoy in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 4 (ANI): Taliban appointed foreign minister Amir Khan Motaqi on Saturday met the Chinese Ambassador to Kabul ...

China's low-carbon strategy a boost for global green development

© Provided by Xinhua GUANGZHOU, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's low-carbon path serves as a boost for green development globally, ...

China-CELAC cooperation to help build community with shared future

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Experts from many countries spoke highly of Chinese President Xi Jinping's ...

Best global restaurants unveiled

PARIS, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The latest update of a list of the best global restaurants was unveiled here this ...

US, EU expresses concern about Beijing's 'problematic' actions in South China Sea

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI): The United States and the European Union have expressed concerns over China's growing military aggression ...

Ind vs NZ: Dream delivery, says Mohammed Siraj on Ross Taylor dismissal

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI): India pacer Mohammed Siraj said that the delivery that got New Zealand's Ross Taylor ...

Omicron: Restrictions to be imposed on international passengers arriving at Bagdogra Airport, says Darjeeling DM

Darjeeling (West Bengal) [India], December 4 (ANI): Darjeeling District Magistrate S Ponnambalam on Saturday said that restrictions will be imposed ...

Pakistan struggles to pay Chinese debts amid ballooning external payments

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 4 (ANI): Beijing's debts are squeezing Pakistan's pinched finances as external payments are set to balloon to ...

Amit Shah meets BSF personnel in Jaisalmer, attends 'Sainik Sammelan'

Jaisalmer (Rajasthan) [India], December 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday visited Rohitash border outpost and interacted with ...

Gujarat man found infected with Omicron variant of COVID-19 'stable', says official

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India] December 4 (ANI): A 72-year-old man who arrived from Zimbabwe and tested positive with COVID-19 new variant ...

Amit Shah pays tributes at Tanot Vijay Stambh in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], December 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday saluted the incomparable valour of the brave ...

COVID-19: Gujarat speeds up health system's readiness after State's first Omicron case detected in Jamnagar

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], December 4 (ANI): Following the discovery of the first case of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 ...

BWF World Tour Finals: Lakshya Sen collapses in semi-final against Viktor Axelsen

Bali [Indonesia], December 4 (ANI): The world number one Viktor Axelsen on Saturday defeated India's Lakshya Sen to cruise into ...

Shivaram's last rites to be done with full state honours: Bommai

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 4 (ANI): The last rites of veteran Kannada filmmaker-actor Shivaram, who died today at 83, would ...

People need not panic but should follow COVID appropriate behaviour: Vice President on Omicron

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday asked the people not to panic in ...

Attacks Kill Dozens of Displaced People in Eastern DR Congo

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency has expressed outrage at the sharp rise in deadly attacks by armed groups in ...

Cameroon Launches Vaccination Campaign to Contain Measles Outbreak

MERI, CAMEROON - Cameroon has begun a measles vaccination drive on its northern border with Nigeria after several dozen children ...

Suspected Militants Kill at Least 30 in Central Mali: Local Officials

BAMAKO, MALI - Suspected militants killed at least 30 civilians in an attack on a passenger vehicle in central Mali's ...

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US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

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