With 561 more fatalities, coronavirus death toll in Brazil rises to 94,665

Brasilia [Brazil], Aug 4 (ANI): With 561 COVID-19 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the death toll in Brazil rose to 94,665, Xinhua reported...

Indian envoy in Afghanistan meets Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, deliberates importance...

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 4 (ANI): Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, Mohammad Haneef Atmar met with Vinay Kumar, Indian Ambassador to Kabul, on Monday...

ISIS storming Afghan jail resembles previous terror attacks by Pakistan trained Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 4 (ANI): Captured members of the ISIS and Taliban from Pakistan are speculated to be among several hundreds of inmates who escaped...

Mike Pompeo, Taliban deputy chief discuss intra-Afghan talks over video-call

Kabul [Afghanistan], Aug 4 (ANI): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Taliban deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar discussed the start of the intra-Afghan...

France not to ratify extradition treaty signed with Hong Kong

Paris [France], Aug 4 (ANI): France on Monday said it will not ratify the extradition agreement it signed on May 4, 2017 with Hong Kong...

China condemns US sanctions against Xinjiang's XPCC: Beijing

Beijing [China], August 3 (Sputnik/ANI): China calls on the United States to cancel sanctions against the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) and stop interfering...

Afghanistan President expresses gratitude to PM Modi for timely food, medical assistance

New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the timely supply of food and medical...

Indian officials should be given opportunity to give their stance on Kulbhushan...

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 3 (ANI): Islamabad High Court on Monday said that the Indian officials should be given an opportunity to give their stance on...

No silver bullet for COVID-19 at present, there might never be: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], Aug 3 (ANI): A number of coronavirus vaccines are now in phase three of clinical trials but "there's no silver bullet at the...

Fierce competition starts between US, China for energy corridors in Central Asia

Beijing [China], August 3 (ANI): As the US has called "for a new alliance of democracies" to counter Beijing's aggressive policies, Beijing has begun adding...

18-hour long fight between Afghan forces, terrorists end, 29 killed

Jalalabad [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): The fight between Afghan forces and terrorists in Nangarhar prison in Jalalabad, which claimed at least 29 lives, has ended...

7 more USFK service members test positive for new coronavirus

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 3: Seven more American service members tested positive for the new coronavirus upon arrival in South Korea last month, the U.S....

Some 4,000 cram schools introduce entry log system to combat COVID-19

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 3: About 4,000 cram schools, called hagwon in Korean, across the country have installed a quick response (QR) code-based entry authentication...

Moon urges efforts to minimize casualties as damage by heavy rain rises

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 3: South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday called for the central and provincial governments to move fast to take necessary...

Heavy rain pummels central S. Korea; casualties reported in landslides

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 3: Heavy rain continued to pound South Korea's central regions and the greater Seoul area Monday, flooding houses and roads, and...

S. Korean teens suffer from lack of sleep, survey finds

Seoul (South Korea), Aug 3: The average South Korean youth gets seven hours and 18 minutes of sleep per night, one hour short of the...

UAE, Pakistan discuss cooperation in labour field

Abu Dhabi (UAE) Aug 3: Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari, Special Assistant to the Prime...

Dubai to roll out fractional ownership of apartments

Abu Dhabi (UAE) Aug 3: The Dubai Land Department (DLD) is set to implement a 'fractional title deed' concept across the emirate in a bid...

UAE mosques can take in more worshippers from August 3

Abu Dhabi (UAE) Aug 3: Mosques in the UAE can operate at 50 per cent capacity from tomorrow (August 3) when the country reopens after...

Mass jailbreak in Afghanistan, at least 24 die in Daesh attack

Kabul (Afghanistan) Aug 3: A gunbattle between Daesh fighters and Afghan security forces raged at a prison in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Monday,...

IDF says it killed 4 terrorists planting bombs on Syria border

Jerusalem (Israel) Aug 3: Israeli forces foiled an attempt to place bombs along the border with Syria, opening fire and hitting four "terrorists," the Israel...

Iran hits hawkish US expert with symbolic sanctions

Tehran (Iran) Aug 3: Iran on Sunday imposed symbolic sanctions on a hawkish former expert with the White House National Security Council, Iranian state media...

Verdict looms in 2005 murder of Lebanese ex-prime minister Hariri

Jerusalem (Israel) Aug 3: A UN-backed tribunal will give its verdict Friday on the 2005 murder of former Lebanese premier Rafik Hariri, but questions will...

Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza following rocket fire

The Hague (Netherlands) Aug 3: Israel Air Force jets struck several Hamas sites in the central and southern Gaza Strip early Monday morning after a...

World's largest cargo plane to land in Israel carrying Iron Dome trucks

Jerusalem (Israel) Aug 3: An Antonov cargo plane carrying US military Oshkosh trucks is expected to land at Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport Monday night, the Defense...

Asylum seekers in Mexico suffer following Hurricane Hanna

Matamoros (Mexico) Aug 3: As the US hurricane season heats up, hundreds of migrants who applied for asylum in the United States and are living...

Aussie basketball team reports 12 players positive for COVID-19

Sydney (Australia), Aug 3: Australia's National Basketball League (NBL) revealed on Sunday that 12 members of the Melbourne United team had tested positive for COVID-19.