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Kabul: At least eight people died when a travel bus fell into a river in Afghanistan's  Khinjan district on Saturday, media reports said on Sunday. more
US: Mass shooting at gay club in Colorado Springs leaves five people dead

Colorado Springs: At least five people were killed in a mass shooting incident at a  gay nightclub in Colorado Springs region of the US on Saturday, media reports said.

Taliban renames American University of Afghanistan

Kabul:  The newly appointed Taliban Minister of Higher Education, Mawlawi Neda Mohammad Nadim has renamed the  American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) as the Afghan Internatio ...

Death of four months old baby triggers protests in Covid-hit China

Beijing: The death of a four-month-old baby in China in recent times has triggered public anger on social media as frustrations are mounting over Beijing's “Zero Covid” po ...

UNHCR calls for ban on forced returns of asylum seekers to eastern DR Congo

New York: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has reiterated its call for a ban on forced returns to eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including asylum seekers wh ...

Amid looming global food insecurity crisis, ‘breakthrough’ on fertilisers hailed

New York: A “breakthrough” has been made on the potential distribution of hundreds of thousands of tonnes of Russian-made fertiliser blocked in European ports and which are vi ...

Beer sales banned around World Cup stadium in Qatar: FIFA

Washington: Ahead of the start of the World Cup, FIFA announced that no alcohol will be sold at the eight stadiums which will host the iconic tournament’s 64 matches.

Fraud:Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years in prison

Washington: Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced for more than 11 years in prison for defrauding investors while running the failed blood testing startup.

Twitter: Elon Musk proposes new policy amid resignation chaos

San Francisco: Twitter's new owner Elon Musk on Saturday announced his plan for content moderation on the popular microblogging app which will deal with freedom of speech and not free ...

Kenya HR Commission declares Pak journalist Arshad Sharif’s death a planned murder

Nairobi: The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) has described the death of Pakistani journalist  Arshad Sharif as murder.