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After 6.3 earthquake, Crete reports little damage, no fatalities

ATHENS, Greece: The Greek island of Crete has been hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake, just weeks after another quake caused ...

Islamabad Court hears of horrific murder that has shocked the nation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Zahir Jaffer, the son of a billionaire businessman and the prime suspect in Noor Mukadam's murder case, ...

Residents fear brutal attacks by enraged military in Myanmar

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar - According to locals and sources within the armed resistance movement, the Myanmar military deployed thousands of troops ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Over 1,000 migrants try to cross English Channel over two days

LONDON, England: The UK Home Office has said 40 small boats carrying 1,115 migrants crossed the English Channel over a ...

Seeking to reduce conflict, Indian, Chinese army commanders confer

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian Army spokesman has said Indian and Chinese army commanders met on Sunday to discuss how ...

Fauci: US must not end cautions too quickly over Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief White House Medical Adviser, has said Americans should celebrate good news about declining COVID-19 ...

Black people 13 times more likely to be prosecuted over crack cocaine

Watching the gigantic logjam on Capitol Hill as Democrats attempt to pass both the infrastructure bill and a multitrillion-dollar social ...

UK archeologists uncover large debris field from WWII V-2 rocket

PLATT, England: The remains of a V2 rocket fired by Nazi Germany at London during World War II have been ...

Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...

After threatening mother, New York man remains in tree 3 days

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A Queens man, Roody Thomas, spent almost three days up a tree to avoid being ...

Following court ruling, EU worries Poland could exit

WARSAW, Poland: Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has set an unprecedented challenge to one of the European Union's (EU) core ...

Central Asian states forging ties with Taliban

The Taliban is getting many suitors lately. It is far from the "pariah" that the Biden Administration thought it was ...

Lost in Pacific was 'nice break' says Solomon Islands resident

HONIARA, Solomon Islands: Despite being lost at sea for 29 days, two men from the Solomon Islands, Livae Nanjikana and ...

US, China meeting of senior advisors sees lessening of tensions

ZURICH, Switzerland: A six-hour meeting between White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, in ...

$60,000 fine for Canadian woman feeding black bears

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Canada: A British Columbia woman bought 10 cases of apples, 50 pounds of carrots and dozens of ...

Giant sequoias burned by intense California wildfires

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Officials report that hundreds of giant sequoia trees could have been burned during intense wildfires that ...

Parents found guilty of bribing universities to admit their children

BOSTON, Massachusetts: A jury in Boston has convicted ex-casino chief Gamal Aziz and private equity firm founder John Wilson of ...

Rachele Mussolini, granddaughter of dictator, wins Rome municipal seat

ROME, Italy: The granddaughter of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, 47-year-old Rachele Mussolini, has won a second term on Rome's ...

Pakistan mourns man behind nation's indomitable defense

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's hero, notable nuclear physicist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan - also known as the 'father of Pakistan's ...

Plans call for vaccinating all African children against malaria

GENEVA, Switzerland: In a historic moment in combating malaria, one of humanity's deadliest plagues that primarily kills infants, children across ...

US condemns deadly suicide attack at mosque in southern Afghanistan

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States on Friday condemned the latest suicide attack on a Shia mosque in ...

Nail-biter Dodgers, rested Braves ready to begin NLCS rematch

The plan is coming together for the Atlanta Braves, who are back in the National League Championship Series amid a ...

Revs have records in reach, look to extend home streak vs. Fire

The New England Revolution will look to stay hot after a long layoff when they play Chicago Fire FC on ...

Taliban ask officials not to carry out public executions unless directed by 'top court': Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 16 (ANI): The Taliban has directed local officials to refrain from carrying out punishments in public unless ...

DWG KIA, Cloud9 take different routes to advance in LOL Worlds

Group A of the 2021 League of Legends World Championships ended in wild fashion on Friday with DWG KIA, the ...

US donates 9.6mn additional Covid vaccine doses to Pakistan

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): As many as 9.6 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are being shipped by the ...

Orlando City looks to improve playoff standing vs. FC Cincinnati

Orlando City SC will look to improve its standing in the race to the MLS playoffs when it travels to ...

US Deputy Secy of State lauds India's resumption of COVID-19 vaccine export

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on Friday underscored the importance of India's role ...

British media angered by Netflix's low corporation tax payments

London [UK], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Netflix's corporation tax payments in the United Kingdom amounted to just 4 million pounds ($5.5 ...

US to allow entry to those fully vaccinated with WHO, FDA-approved shots

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States will allow entry only to those foreign nationals who have been fully ...

LAFC hoping Carlos Vela ready to return vs. Earthquakes

With less than a month remaining to make a last playoff push, Los Angeles FC will host the San Jose ...

Have to decide what's good for CSK, franchise shouldn't suffer: Dhoni on playing IPL 2022

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): After winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the fourth time, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) ...

Myanmar Junta refuses ASEAN's request to meet Suu Kyi

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], October 16 (ANI): Myanmar's military junta has turned down the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) special envoy's ...

Can US ensure Taiwan's sovereignty without entering into war: Report

Taipei [Taiwan], October 16 (ANI): A threat looms around the US about a danger of war with communist China over ...

IPL 2021: Venkatesh Iyer, Shubman Gill have been cornerstone of our batting, says KKR skipper Morgan

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): After suffering a defeat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 final against Chennai Super ...

IPL 2021: Gaikwad wins Orange Cap, Harshal Patel takes Purple

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batter, Ruturaj Gaikwad held the Orange Cap, while Royal Challengers Bangalore ...

Faf du Plessis, Shardul, Jadeja shine as CSK defeat KKR to lift 4th IPL title

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Faf du Plessis' 86-run knock backed up by a spirited bowling performance helped Chennai Super ...

Fnatic add smooya on 3-month trial

Owen "smooya" Butterfield joined Fnatic's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team on a three-month trial. The 22-year-old British AWPer's contract with Movistar ...

Astros favored but money behind Red Sox in Game 1

Alex Cora serves as the all-too-convenient tie that binds the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros as the teams head ...

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Caps' Alex Ovechkin looks to shine again, this time vs. Lightning

Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin rewrote another part of the record book in Wednesday night's season-opening win over the New ...

Familiar opponents in 2020-21, Predators and Hurricanes meet again

Putting together the pieces for a new season is a challenge for every team, and yet for the Carolina Hurricanes ...

Kings exercise option on Tyrese Haliburton

The Sacramento Kings announced Friday they are exercising their third-year option on guard Tyrese Haliburton. The move was expected and ...

Hungry Panthers seek another win over visiting Isles

Stop No. 2 on the New York Islanders' season-opening 13-game road trip will begin on Saturday night against the host ...

Nail-biter Dodgers, rested Braves ready to begin NLCS rematch

The plan is coming together for the Atlanta Braves, who are back in the National League Championship Series amid a ...

Reports: Magic agree to $50M deal with Wendell Carter Jr.

The Orlando Magic agreed to a four-year, $50 million deal with big man Wendell Carter Jr., according to reports on ...

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