Tuesday 20th April 2021
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International


Afghan forces kill 12 militants in southern Kandahar province

KABUL- A total of 12 militants were killed and five others injured over the past 24 hours in Afghanistan’s southern ...

Myanmar frees more than 600 detained in coup protests: prison official

YANGON – Myanmar freed more than 600 coup detainees on Wednesday, including an Associated Press photographer arrested while covering rallies, ...

India reports 40,953 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

NEW DELHI – A total of 40,953 new coronavirus cases and 23,653 recoveries were reported in the country in the ...

6.1-magnitude quake hits Tibet: CENC

BEIJING – A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted Nagqu City, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, at 14:11 Friday (Beijing Time), according to ...

India’s COVID-19 tally rises to 11,514,331 with almost 40,000 new cases

NEW DELHI – India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 11,514,331 on Friday as 39,726 new cases were registered during the past ...

France orders partial COVID-19 lockdown for 16 regions

PARIS – French Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday announced “new massive measures” to curb COVID-19 in the country’s 16 ...

Afghan sewing factory offers lifeline to war widows

KABUL – Dozens of women widowed by the Afghan war have been given a lifeline by the army, stitching military ...

India reports 25,320 new COVID-19 cases, 161 deaths in last 24 hrs

New Delhi – As many as 25,320 new COVID-19 cases and 16,637 recoveries were reported in India in the last ...

UN chief urges concerted effort worldwide to end conflict

AGENCY – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged a concerted effort worldwide to end conflict. “I urge all ...

In message to China, Biden to meet Australia, India, Japan PMs

WASHINGTON – US President Joe Biden will hold first-ever joint talks Friday with the leaders of Australia, India and Japan, ...