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Strain of Ukraine war causes Russian defense spending to increase 40%

MOSCOW, Russia: According to preliminary data released by the finance ministry this week, almost three months after Moscow's invasion of ...

After China bows out, new decision expected on Asian Cup host

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: After China's decision to not host the 2023 Asian Cup, a choice for a new host will ...

Strong support for Taiwan to attend WHO meeting this week

GENEVA, Switzerland: The World Health Organization (WHO) has received a proposal by 13 member states requesting that Taiwan be allowed ...

EU heads tell Ukraine military supplies will continue

BRUSSELS, Belgium: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has said that the bloc would ensure Ukraine that it has ...

Bush laments "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion"

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has made an embarrassing mistake in criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin over his decision ...

US war crimes unit investigates Russian actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. State Department has announced the launch of a new program to capture and analyze evidence of ...

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 ...

'Bread on Uncle Milad's Table' wins 2022 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

ABU DHABI, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- ''Bread on Uncle Milad's Table'' by Libyan debut novelist Mohamed Alnaas was announced ...

International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries explores impacts of social media

ABU DHABI, 22nd May, 2022 (WAM) -- The first International Congress of Arabic Publishing and Creative Industries held today a ...

Fatal heart rhythm disorder linked to air-pollution: Study

Brussels [Belgium], May 23 (ANI): Arrhythmias are life-threatening and occur very commonly on days with highly polluted air (ESC), according ...

Museveni's first son Muhoozi: clear signals of a succession plan in Uganda

On 8 March 2022, Ugandan politics was sent into a spin by 49 words tweeted by President Yoweri Museveni's only ...

French Open: Felix Auger Aliassime downs Varillas to advance into R2

Paris [France], May 22 (ANI): Felix Auger Aliassime of Canada on Sunday defeated Peruvian qualifier Juan Pablo Varillas in the ...

Afghanistan: Taliban issues 15 Article Bill over return of political, military figures

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): The Taliban Return and Communications with Former Afghan Officials and Political Figures Commission has released ...

UN chief calls for 'a shared future for all life'

New York [US], May 22 (ANI/Xinhua): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called on the international community to "build a ...

Food crisis deepens in Afghanistan as a sack of flour now costs 2800-3,000 Afghanis in Kabul

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan has caused constant unrest and a severe food crunch in ...

WHO honours India's one million all-women ASHA volunteers for 'outstanding' work in advancing global health

By Shalini BhardwajGeneva [Switzerland], May 22 (ANI): India's one million all-women ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activist Workers) workers were awarded ...

Baloch women facing persecution in Pakistan, says Baloch leader

London [UK], May 22 (ANI): The President of the Free Balochistan Movement (FBM), Hyrbyair Marri in a statement from London ...

Shreya Ghoshal pens a heartfelt note for son as he turns one, shares family photo

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 22 (ANI): Singer Shreya Ghoshal pens a heartfelt note for her son Devyaan Mukhopadhyaya, as he ...

Global debt about to explode report

The tally soared to a record $305 trillion in the first quarter of this year, driven by the US and ...

Top US general warns of conflict between great powers

General Mark Milley, chair of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, named China and Russia as the global powers America ...

Ukraine 15 or 20 years away from joining EU France

Kiev's accession to the European Union will take a ?very long? time, according to France's Europe ministerNo fast-track accession of ...

First monkeypox quarantine ordered in EU

Belgian health authorities have mandated a 21-day self-isolation period after three cases were detectedBelgium's Risk Assessment Group has announced a ...

Iran Revolutionary Guard Member Is Shot Dead in Tehran

Tehran - An unidentified member of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard was killed outside his home in Tehran on Sunday by ...

Afghan Female TV Anchors Forced to Cover Faces on Air

Islamabad, pakistn - Female program presenters in Afghanistan went on the air Sunday with their faces covered to comply with ...

With Roe in Doubt, Some Fear Tech Surveillance of Pregnancy

When Chandler Jones realized she was pregnant during her junior year of college, she turned to a trusted source for ...

ISKCON devotees express joy in glorifying Krishna, Indian culture in Japan

Saitama [Japan], May 22 (ANI): Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, Krishna devotees from ISKCON Temple in ...

Andhra Pradesh is ideal destination acting as Gateway to East: CM Reddy at Davos

Davos [Switzerland], May 22 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday met various global industry leaders ...

Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav hails Tamil Nadu for preserving its biodiversity

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 22 (ANI): The convergence of people, culture, and rich tradition of the beautiful state of ...

Sudan faces deteriorating food shortage or even crisis in 2022: experts

© Provided by Xinhua KHARTOUM, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Sudan faces a deteriorating food shortage or even a crisis in ...

International 2022 to be played in Singapore

Valve confirmed Sunday that The International 2022 will be held in October in Singapore, marking the first time the Dota ...

Formula 1: Max Verstappen wins Spanish GP to take title lead

Barcelona [Spain], May 22 (ANI): Red Bull's Max Verstappen claimed a hard-fought Spanish Grand Prix win at the Circuit de ...

Saudi Arabia bans travel to 16 countries including India over new Covid outbreaks

Jeddah [Saudi Arabia], May 22 (ANI): Following the re-outbreak of Covid-19 and the rapid surge in the number of daily ...

Third India-Bangladesh train service to begin from June 1

Siliguri (West-Bengal) [India], May 22 (ANI): Indo-Bangladesh train service, the "Mitali Express", is scheduled to begin its journey from West ...

On Taliban diktat to cover faces, Afghan women anchors go virtual on news channels

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 22 (ANI): Afghanistan's leading news channels on Sunday carried out the Taliban's recent decree to cover the ...

Gwalior: Women will run Devraj Institute of Medical Sciences and Hospital, says MP CM after its 'bhoomi poojan'

Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 22 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday performed 'Bhoomipoojan' of Devraj ...

KheZu 'kicked' from Quincy Crew Dota2 team

Quincy Crew parted ways with captain Maurice "KheZu" Gutmann, however the latter dismissed the notion that it was mutual. KheZu ...

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Recession feared by as UK faces highest inflation in 40 years

LONDON, England: UK prices are rising at their fastest rate in 40 years, as higher energy bills are changing spending ...

Target reports profits down 52%, shares down 25%

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: Amidst the rising costs of essentials, such as fuel and food, and the rapid return by consumers to ...

German Allianz pays $6 billion in fraud case, officials plead guilty

WASHINGTON D.C.: After its U.S. asset management unit pleaded guilty to criminal securities fraud after the collapse of a group ...

Court rules unconstitutional California law requiring women on boards

SACRAMENTO, California: In another blow to the state's push to diversify corporate leadership, a California court judge has ruled that ...

Nepal confirms African swine fever outbreak

KATHMANDU, Nepal - According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), Nepal has reported its first cases of African ...

U.S. stocks turmoil evaporates in final hour of trading, major indices unscathed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets reversed sharp losses in late trading to eke out minor gains in ...

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