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International


Pakistani PM embarks on two-day Sri Lanka visit

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Sri Lanka on Tuesday on a two-day official visit on the ...

Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone for China market

BEIJING – Struggling under U.S. sanctions, Huawei unveiled a folding smartphone with an 8-inch (20-centimeter) -wide screen Monday to show off ...

Police officer killed, 15 wounded in Afghan bomb attack: official

AFGHANISTAN – At least one police officer was killed and 15 people wounded after an explosion rocked a crowded road ...

UN condemns Myanmar junta after two killed in anti-coup unrest

YANGON – The deaths of two anti-coup protesters in Myanmar sparked fresh UN condemnation of the country’s new military regime ...

WHO gives global green light for AstraZeneca Covid shot

GENEVA – The World Health Organization gave emergency use approval to AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccines on Monday, meaning distribution can start ...

Afghan gov’t forces kill 7 militants in eastern Nangarhar province

JALALABAD – Afghan government forces during a special operation have killed seven armed insurgents affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) ...

Israeli strikes on Syria kill 9 militia fighters: monitor

BEIRUT – sraeli missile strikes against several targets near Syria’s capital Damascus killed at least nine pro-regime militia fighters early ...

Iran ‘undermining opportunity’ for nuclear diplomacy: Europe powers

PARIS – Iran risks losing the chance to engage in diplomacy to fully realise the 2015 deal over its nuclear ...

WHO says Europe still ‘vulnerable’ despite falling Covid cases

COPENHAGEN – The World Health Organization on Thursday warned of a “false sense of security” in Europe, saying most of ...

US President Biden holds first call with Chinese President Xi Jinping

KATHMANDU – US President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. has held his phone with Chinese President Xi Jinping since assuming this ...