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Former firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC The man who struck down three U.S. Capitol Police officers with a fire extinguisher during last week's storming ...

Proescutors charge man from Utah following storming of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - A Utah man has been charged with breaking into the U.S. Capitol last week wearing a bullet-proof ...

Dozens dead in quake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province

Provided by Xinhua | &A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has killed 35 people in Indonesia, injuring 637 and displacing around 15,000 people.JAKARTA, ...

Four dead, many injured after UN peacekeepers ambushed in Mali

Five United Nations peacekeepers lost their lives on Wednesday, 4 in Mali and one in the Central African Republic. 4 ...

Eddie Jones watches Billy Vunipola's Saracens downed by Ealing

England head coach Eddie Jones watched on as Billy Vunipola played 80 minutes in Saracens' 27-26 defeat to Ealing Trailfinders ...

No delay to Australian Open despite fourth positive Covid case

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley insisted on Sunday the Grand Slam would begin as scheduled next month, while admitting it ...

DOH-7 urges parents to join MR-OPV vaccine drive

CEBU CITY, Jan. 13 (PIA) -- The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) urged parents to participate in the ...

'Pakistan key instigator to push youth into terrorism'

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)[India], January 17 (ANI): Lieutenant General BS Raju, General Officer Commander (GOC), Chinar Corps, on Sunday said ...

PM Modi pays tribute to MGR on his birth anniversary

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 17)

BEIJING, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

BSP welcomes COVID vaccination drive

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Welcoming nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive launched on Saturday, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) National Spokesperson ...

Hockey India to organise level '1' coaching course

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Hockey India (HI) on Sunday announced that they will conduct the HI coaching education ...

Navalny Due To Fly Back To Russia With Threat Of Arrest Looming

Russian opposition figure Aleksei Navalny is due to fly back to Russia on January 17 from Germany despite Russian authorities' ...

NCRPO intensifies community awareness efforts amid pandemic

PASIG CITY, Jan. 17 (PIA) -- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) strengthens its community relations and poverty alleviation ...

It's been fantastic journey with Odisha Sports: Kushal Das

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das lavished huge praise on Odisha ...

47 players hit by Covid chaos, but Australian Open to go ahead

Australian Open chief Craig Tiley insisted Sunday the Grand Slam would begin as scheduled next month, while admitting it was ...

China Builds Hospital After Surge in Harder to Handle Virus Cases

BEIJING - China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients to fight a surge in infections the ...

In Pics: A glimpse of the underwater world in Indonesia

SORONG, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia, the world's largest archipelagic nation has a 95,000 kilometers long coastline and home by ...

Chinese FM skips Vietnam during Southeast Asia tour: Report

Beijing [China], January 17 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited all member states of the Association of Southeast Asian ...

Zango smashes world indoor triple jump record with 18.07m

Aubiere [France], January 17 (ANI): World Championships bronze medallist Hugues Fabrice Zango produced the first standout athletics moment of 2021 ...

Pak Senator vows to approach EU over NAB atrocities

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): Senate Deputy Chairman Saleem Mandviwalla on Saturday announced that he would approach the European Union ...

Lampard praises Mount for performance versus Fulham

London [UK], January 17 (ANI): Praising the performance of Mason Mount against Fulham, Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes that the ...

'US led the world in exposing horrific abuses in Xinjiang'

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): The United States led the world in exposing the "horrific" rights abuses in Xinjiang province ...

Prince Harry 'heartbroken' over rift with royal family

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Almost a year after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped back as the senior members ...

Amit Shah to address public rally in Karnataka's Bagalkot

Bagalkote (Karnataka) [India], January 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to address a public rally at Jawaharlal ...

India condemns attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

New York [US], January 17 (ANI): TS Tirumurti, Ambassador of India to the United Nations on Sunday condemned the attack ...

Ian Chappell gives his take on Ind-Aus series

Melbourne [Australia], January 17 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell believes that fragile batting lineups of both India and Australia ...

European Powers Press Iran to Back off Latest Nuclear Move

BERLIN - Germany, France and Britain pressed Iran on Saturday to back off the latest planned violation of its 2015 ...

US Capitals on Edge for Armed Protests as Trump Presidency Nears End

Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all 50 state capitals ...

'Foreign funding case against Imran must be made public'

Karachi [Pakistan], January 17 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has demanded foreign funding case against Prime Minister ...

UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall in June to discuss COVID-1

London [UK], January 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The leaders of the seven world's leading industrial nations (G7) will meet from June 11-13, ...

Nepali Climbers Make Historic Winter Ascent of Pakistan's K2

ISLAMABAD - Ten climbers from Nepal made history Saturday when they became the first in winter to reach the summit ...

Mount winner buys Lampard time at Chelsea

Chelsea eased the pressure on Frank Lampard as Mason Mount's strike 13 minutes from time broke the resistance of 10-man ...

Jamie Lynn Spears blames Tesla for her cats' deaths

Washington [US], January 17 (ANI): Tesla cars were a secret cat killer, said Hollywood actor and singer Jamie Lynn Spears ...

'India has taken battle against COVID-19 to last stage'

Shivamogga (Karnataka) [India], January 16 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday expressed happiness over the beginning of COVID-19 ...

Biden Names Iran, Ukraine Veterans To Top State Department Posts

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Wendy Sherman, the country's lead negotiator of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, to ...

Russian roots of Prince Philip

Both paternal and maternal ancestors of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, have something to do with Russia and its Imperial ...

Taliban welcome US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): The Taliban see the US troop drawdown in Afghanistan as a "good advancement" in implementing ...

Study to improve environmental observations in Indian ocean

Florida [US], January 16 (ANI): A group of researchers from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of MarineAtmospheric Science has ...

Biswajit Chatterjee awarded Indian Personality of the Year

Goa [India], January 16 (ANI): The 51st version of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has honoured veteran actor, ...

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Orders for Nissan Magnite vehicles in India stands at 35,000

BANGALORE, India - Following an earlier report of 36 units of the Nissan Magnite being delivered on a single day ...

U.S. stocks dive as demand for U.S. dollars intensifies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street ended the week on a negative note Friday with all the major indices ...

Near-$2 trillion stimulus package announced by Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the ...

Biden stimulus proposal fails to boost stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed on Friday despite U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announcing a $1.9 trillion stimulus package ...

House prices in 70 major cities in China record increases

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China continued to see a generally stable housing market in December, with home prices in ...

Impeachment rattles U.S. investors, all ket stock indices lose ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday following data showing a larger-than-expected increase in weekly unemployment claims, ...

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