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Sunak vows to cut immigration as UK figures hit new high

Sunak vows to cut immigration as UK figures...

London [UK], May 26:Net migration in the UK hit a record 606,000 in 2022, official figures showed on Thursday, heaping...

US predicts at least 12 named storms this hurricane season

US predicts at least 12 named storms this...

Washington [US], May 26: The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted a "near normal" hurricane season with...

Pfizer's COVID antiviral Paxlovid gains full US approval

Pfizer's COVID antiviral Paxlovid gains full US approval

Washington [US],May 26: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted full approval to Pfizer's (PFE.N) oral antiviral COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid.

Three killed in shooting and stabbing attack central Japan

Three killed in shooting and stabbing attack central...

Tokyo [Japan], May 26: Three people have been killed in a stabbing and shooting attack in central Japan, local media...

Biden, McCarthy appear near to deal on US debt ceiling as default looms

Biden, McCarthy appear near to deal on US...

Washington [US], May 26: U.S. President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy appeared to be nearing a deal...

A Chinese expedition conquered the world's highest peak for scientific research

A Chinese expedition conquered the world's highest peak...

Beijing [China], May 26: ─ćOMOLANGMA On May 23, a Chinese expedition arrived at the top of the ─ćomolangma mountain, with...

Ron Desantis entered the race for the Republican presidential candidate as Trump's main rival

Ron Desantis entered the race for the Republican...

Washington [US], May 26: The governor of the US state of Florida, Ron DeSantis, announced tonight that he is entering...

UN peacekeepers 'a beacon of hope and protection': AntonioGuterres

UN peacekeepers 'a beacon of hope and protection':...

New York [US], May 26: The UN's 87,000-plus peacekeepers worldwide are "a beacon of hope and protection" for vulnerable civilians,...

At least four killed in Pakistan suicide attack

At least four killed in Pakistan suicide attack

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 25: At least four people, including soldiers, were killed in a suicide blast at a security checkpoint...

Lebanon imposes travel ban on central bank chief wanted by France

Lebanon imposes travel ban on central bank chief...

Beirut [Lebanon], May 25: Embattled Lebanese central bank governor RiadSalameh was banned from leaving the country by a judge in...

UK man convicted of murder 3 decades after acquittal

UK man convicted of murder 3 decades after...

London [UK], May 25: A killer in England who boasted he had "got away with it" after being cleared of...

German police academy fires lecturer over comments about racist cops

German police academy fires lecturer over comments about...

Berlin [Germany], May 25: A lecturer at a German police academy was fired this week after she spoke publicly about...

S Korea postpones third launch of homegrown rocket

S Korea postpones third launch of homegrown rocket

Seoul [South Korea], May 25: South Korea on Wednesday postponed the launch of its homegrown Nuri rocket after a technical...

Typhoon Mawar pounds Guam with destructive winds

Typhoon Mawar pounds Guam with destructive winds

Los Angeles [US], May 25: Typhoon Mawar roared over the US territory of Guam on Wednesday, bringing destructive winds to...

Former Google exec warns AI could 'destroy humanity'

Former Google exec warns AI could 'destroy humanity'

Washington [US], May 25: Mo Gawdat, a former sales manager at Google's secretive research and development division, recently warned about...

Russian court sets date for closed trial of scientist who developed hypersonic missile

Russian court sets date for closed trial of...

Moscow [Russia], May 25: The first of three Russian scientists arrested during the development of a hypersonic missile will appear...

Governor of Florida is about to run for President of the United States

Governor of Florida is about to run for...

Florida [US], May 25: AFP yesterday reported that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is preparing to launch his presidential campaign in...

US super-carrier arrives in Norway for drills, Ukraine can't enter NATO right away

US super-carrier arrives in Norway for drills, Ukraine...

Washington [US], May 25:The world's largest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford has arrived in Norway for the first time...

Air Force General to be nominated as Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff

Air Force General to be nominated as Chairman...

Washington [US], May 25: US President Joe Biden will nominate Air Force Chief of Staff Charles Brown to chair the...

Chinese hackers attacked Kenyan government as debt strains grew

Chinese hackers attacked Kenyan government as debt strains...

Beijing [China], May 25: Chinese hackers targeted Kenya's government in a widespread, years-long series of digital intrusions against key ministries...

Biden renews call for assault weapons ban a year after Uvalde massacre

Biden renews call for assault weapons ban a...

Washington [US], May 25: President Joe Biden on Wednesday renewed his call for a ban on assault weapons as he...

Republicans, White House see progress in US debt ceiling talks

Republicans, White House see progress in US debt...

Washington [US], May 25: Negotiators for Democratic President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy held what both sides...

White House, advocates slam Florida school's 'censorship' of inauguration poem

White House, advocates slam Florida school's 'censorship' of...

Washington [US], May 25: The White House and advocates on Wednesday decried a Florida school's decision to remove the poem...

Japan firms feel 'sense of crisis' over falling birthrate

Japan firms feel 'sense of crisis' over falling...

Tokyo [Japan], May 25: More than nine out of 10 Japanese firms feel a sense of crisis about the country's...

Russia sees border attack as grounds for extended war

Russia sees border attack as grounds for extended...

Moscow [Russia]/ Kiev [Ukraine], May 24: The Kremlin on Tuesday said the attack on the western Russian border region of...

Iran appoints ambassador for Saudi Arabia as tense relations thaw

Iran appoints ambassador for Saudi Arabia as tense...

Tehran [Iran], May 24: Iran has appointed an ambassador to Saudi Arabia as part of a rapprochement between the two...

Prince Harry loses challenge to pay for police protection

Prince Harry loses challenge to pay for police...

London [UK], May 24: Britain's Duke of Sussex has lost a bid to bring a second legal challenge against the...