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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 ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

First group of new saints since Covid outbreak announced by Vatican

VATICAN CITY: While recovering from knee problems that have forced him to use a wheelchair last week, Pope Francis announced ...

It's not politics but Holy War for me: Imran Khan

SIALKOT, Pakistan - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that a plot to kill him was being hatched, ...

Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Costa Rica declares emergency as hackers attack government

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: President Rodrigo Chaves, who was sworn in as president on May 8, has declared a state ...

Since my Delhi visit, uptake in India-Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ties: PM Ralph Gonsalves

Kingstown [Saint Vincent and the Grenadines], May 20 (ANI): Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves said that ...

Ukraine recap: why Turkey wants to block Sweden and Finland joining Nato

Over the last week, further details emerged of Finland and Sweden's intention to join Nato, until on Tuesday the nations ...

Farmers in Myanmar's Kayin State Face Indiscriminate Attacks

UMPHANG, THAILAND - Kayin farmer Khaw Mying looks up to the dark, cloudy sky as she attaches a bamboo panel ...

India stood with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines during pandemic, says President Kovind

Kingston [Saint Vincent and the Grenadines], May 20 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said that India has always ...

36 countries including US urge UN members to keep food markets open, avoid export bans

New York [US], May 20 (ANI): The US and several other countries on Thursday urged members of the UN to ...

Hoping for full capacity in stadium for India-South Africa T20 match: DDCA official

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI): With the Board of Control for Cricket in India allowing full-capacity in ...

Rory McIlroy takes early lead at PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy used four straight birdies early in his opening round Thursday to shoot a 5-under-par 65 and take the ...

MoS Murleedharan expresses concern over global food insecurity in New York

MoS Murleedharan expresses concern over global food insecurity in New YorkNew York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State ...

Poland ready to build permanent NATO bases

The installations would house ?light infantry units? of the bloc, PM Mateusz Morawiecki has saidWarsaw is ready to build permanent ...

Tiger Woods opens PGA Championship with 74; leg 'has felt better'

A promising 2-under-par start to Tiger Woods' first round turned sour with seven bogeys the rest of the way, and ...

NEP first education policy to be welcomed unopposed by all, says Amit Shah

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that New Education Policy is the ...

PM Modi lauds Nikhat Zareen for 'fantastic' gold at World Boxing C'ships

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Nikhat Zareen on clinching gold at the ...

US visit of Pak Foreign Minister attracts protests amongst Afghan diaspora

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 19 (ANI): In the wake of Pakistan's recently appointed Foreign Minister, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari's visit to the ...

CM Kejriwal meets Australian High Commissioner to India, Luxembourg Ambassador

New Delhi [India], May 19 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O' Farrell, and Ambassador of the Grand Duchy ...

India's economic strength would be showcased to the world at WEF 2022, says Karnataka CM Bommai

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 19 (ANI): India is a strong economic power and the country's economic strength would be showcased ...

More than 59 million internally displaced in 2021

A record 59.1 million people were displaced within their homelands last year, or four million more than in 2020, the ...

Biden embarks for Asia with clear focus on China

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], May 19 (ANI): US President Joe Biden boarded the Air Force 1 on Thursday (local time) ...

MoS Muraleedharan calls for 'global collective action' on food security at UNSC

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Thursday highlighted the adverse ...

MoS Muraleedharan, Zambian counterpart discuss issues covering gamut of bilateral cooperation

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan engaged in discussions with the ...

MoS Muraleedharan interects with Zambian Minister Stanley Kakubo on sidelines of Ministerial Meeting

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan interected with Foreign Affairs and ...

KTR holds series of meetings with top leadership of various companies in London

London [UK], May 19 (ANI): Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao on Thursday held a series of meetings with the top ...

More Ukrainians surrender in Mariupol Russia

Total number of captives from the Azovstal plant has reached 1,730, the Defense Ministry saidAn additional 771 Ukrainian combatants have ...

Global famine likely this year Putin aide

Washington's attempts to take over Ukraine's grain may lead to a food crisis, according to the Russian officialThe attempt by ...

Boozy Tyson Fury caught lashing out at taxi

The WBC heavyweight champion appeared heavily intoxicated while failing to negotiate a lift homeBoxing heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury has ...

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U.S. stocks see-saw as dollar takes a dive

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks again see-sawed on Thursday while the U.S. dollar rally took a well-deserved break."The ...

Falling sales causes Forbes to drop Samsung on list of tech companies

SEOUL, South Korea: Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics fell two places in Forbes' rankings of the World's Largest Tech Companies ...

Face masks return for workers at some Michigan auto factories

Detroit, Michigan: General Motors, Ford and Chrysler parent Stellantis NV said they are reinstating the face mask mandate for employees ...

South Korea president pledges aid to North in treating Covid outbreak

SEOUL, South Korea: As North Korea grapples with a severe COVID-19 outbreak, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has said that ...

Asian stocks mostly plummet, as sellers take charge

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia mostly sank on Thursday, following on from a rout on Wall Street overnight."There ...

REE Automotive to build commercial EV chassis plant in UK

LONDON, England: Israeli startup REE Automotive has announced that it will build an assembly plant for electric vehicles (EVs) in ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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