35 killed as suicide bombers target Shias in Taliban’s stronghold of Kandahar

ISLAMABAD: At least 35 worshippers were killed and more than 70 others injured after three suicide bombers detonated their explosives inside a mosque during the weekly Friday congregation prayers in the neighbourhood of the minority Shia community in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. The incident took place a week after dozens of people were More...

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texas: Texas House votes to ban transgender girls from sports

AUSTIN: The Texas House of Representatives passed a bill that bans transgender women and girls from participating in school sports after three previous attempts failed, all but assuring Republican Governor Greg More...

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China launches 3 astronauts on 6-month space station mission

BEIJING: China on Saturday launched a three-person crew for a six-month mission aboard its space station that is planned at setting a new record for the length of time spent in space by Chinese astronauts as More...

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Jan 6 panel moving swiftly as it sets Bannon contempt vote

WASHINGTON: A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection has moved aggressively against close Trump adviser Steve Bannon, swiftly scheduling a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges More...

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Bill Clinton in hospital for non-Covid-19-related infection

WASHINGTON: Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital with an infection but is “on the mend,” his spokesman said. Clinton, 75, was admitted to the University of More...

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moscow: Russia says it pushed US destroyer from area near its waters

MOSCOW: Russia’s Defence Ministry said a Russian warship on Friday prevented a US Navy destroyer from what it described as an attempt to intrude into Russia’s territorial waters in the Sea of Japan. More...

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sri lanka: Covid-19: Sri Lanka to tighten inter-provincial travel ban

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Friday announced to strictly enforce the inter-provincial travel ban which is in place since the nationwide lockdown was implemented in August. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has instructed More...

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Japan’s PM Kishida and S Korea’s Moon discuss lingering wartime disputes

TOKYO: Japan’s new prime minister Fumio Kishida on Friday told reporters he had spoken with South Korean President Moon Jae-in urging an “appropriate” response on disputes including compensation More...

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UK lawmaker stabbed while meeting constituents

LONDON: British police say a man has been arrested after a stabbing in eastern England on Friday. Multiple media reports say the victim is a Conservative lawmaker attacked during a meeting with constituents. More...

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white house: US to partly lift international travel curbs from Nov 8: Official

WASHINGTON: The White House is likely to announce on Friday that it will be lifting travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals effective November 8, at land borders and for air travel, a White More...