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Washington: Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has asked the US to boycott the Winter Olympics in Beijing next year. more
Meghan Markle details negative royal family experience, says she, Prince Harry expecting girl

Moscow/Sputnik: Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, says she was silenced after joining the royal family and did not receive the support she had expected.

Woman army officer in forefront of COVID-19 battle in Sierra Leone

New York: A woman officer in Sierra Leone’s army has been put in the forefront of coordinating the national effort to combat COVID-19. Lieutenant Matilda Mattu Moiwo holds a senior ...

In Iraq, Pope spreads message of peace, religious tolerance and humanity’s resilience

New York: Pope Francis’ historic visit to northern Iraq to hold prayers at an ancient church destroyed by ISIL “sends a clear message to the world that harmony and cohesion be ...

Kyoto Crime Congress opens with declaration to tackle growing crime threats, promote inclusive COVID-19 recovery

New York: Held in an innovative hybrid format amid COVID-19 restrictions, the 14th UN Congress on criminal justice opened on Sunday in Kyoto with calls for renewing global cooperation aga ...

Schools to reopen as England starts moving out of COVID-19 lockdown

London/Sputnik: Schools and colleges across England are set to reopen on Monday in the first step of the UK government’s roadmap out of the COVID-19 lockdown, following the downward ...

China to launch 'health certificates' for int'l travel - Foreign Minister

Beijing/Sputnik: China plans to introduce health certificates for international travelers and vaccinate citizens abroad in a bid to overcome the travel and work disruptions caused by the ...

Bosnian Police prevent 2 minors from committing suicide over TikTok calls from Russia

Belgrade/Sputnik: Police of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) stopped two children from committing suicide over TikTok calls from Russia, police inspector Sasa Petrovic said ...

Hopes for UN Security Council action against Myanmar military coup ‘waning’ fast, warns Special Envoy

New York: Hopes placed in the UN and the Member States that serve on the Security Council to take action against leaders of Myanmar’s military coup, are waning fast, the UN Special ...

Pope Francis and top Shia cleric Ali al-Sistani hold historic meeting, discuss issue of safety of Iraqi Christians

Baghdad/UNI: Pope Francis and top Shia cleric Ali al-Sistani held a historic meeting in the Iraqi capital here on Saturday and discussed the safety of Iraq's Christian minority.