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Afghan forces kill 16 militants in southern province

Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said Tuesday in a statement that a number of 16 insurgents have been killed and 11 others wounded as a conflict...

Iran passes law to boost uranium enrichment, block inspectors

Iran has moved to stop UN inspections of its nuclear sites and step up uranium enrichment under a new law approved by its parliament. The...

Palestinians torn as Israel seeks Gulf tourists in Jerusalem

When the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize relations with Israel, the Palestinians decried the move as a “betrayal” of both Jerusalem, where they...

Bahrain’s long-serving PM Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa dies

Bahrain’s long-serving Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has died, the state media reported. He was 84. “The Royal Court mourns His Royal Highness…...

Biden at 238 electoral votes, Trump at 213: US media

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls closed across the United States —...

Global coronavirus death toll rises to 998,812

A total of 998,812 people died from coronavirus worldwide in the 215 countries and territories since the virus emerged in Wuhan of China last...

Trump names ‘brilliant’ conservative to US Supreme Court

President Donald Trump named Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, setting in motion a rush by Republicans to cement a conservative...

More than 150 nations join global vaccine plan but US, China absent

Some 156 nations have joined a global scheme for fair distribution of future vaccines against COVID-19, an alliance led by the World Health Organization...

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Asian markets bounce but Trump throws stimulus grenade

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday following two days of selling, while investors appeared initially unfussed after Donald Trump called...
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PM seeks Turkey’s involvement in ensuring Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday sought Turkey’s involvement in ensuring the return of forcibly-displaced Myanmar citizens from Bangladesh...

UK returnees to be put in mandatory seven-day quarantine

Incoming passengers from the United Kingdom will have to stay in seven-day institutional quarantine -- in order to prevent...

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Asian markets bounce but Trump throws stimulus grenade

Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday following two days of...

PM seeks Turkey’s involvement in ensuring Rohingya repatriation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday sought Turkey’s involvement...
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