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Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during prayers

The explosion took place in Haska Mina district of eastern Nangarhar province, and wounded at least 55 people MOnitoring desk KABUL An explosion rocked a mosque in...

Dollar index dwindles on disappointing data, pound extends gain

WASHINGTON: On Wednesday, the 16th of October 2019, the American dollar (DXY) fell against a basket of six major currencies, as another set of bleak economic data from...

Donald Trump inaugurates new Louis Vuitton US site

Online ALVARADO The opening of a new Louis Vuitton production site in Texas provided a rare chance for Donald Trump to meet with a foreign business leader — and not...

Mexico flies 300 Indian migrants to New Delhi in ‘unprecedented’ mass deportation

Monitoring desk MEXICO CITY/NEW DELHI Mexico has deported over 300 Indian nationals to New Delhi, the National Migration Institute (INM) said late on Wednesday, calling...

China to join global battle to fight poverty: President Xi

INP BEIJING China will enhance its efforts for eradication of extreme privation to greatly bolster global battle, said President Xi Jinping “We will stick to poverty...

In protest clouds, Hong Kong tourists see silver lining

monitoring desk HONG KONG No tiresome wait for hugs and kisses from Mickey and Minnie Mouse. No queue at all for Hyperspace Mountain, where thrill-seekers are so scarce...

Sudan rebel faction holds 1st round of peace talks with govt

Monitoring desk CAIRO Sudan’s largest rebel group is holding its first round of peace talks with the country’s transitional government. Friday’s talks were taking...

Indian soldier killed in exchange of fire with Bangladesh border guards

Online NEW DELHI An Indian paramilitary guard was killed and another critically wounded in an exchange of fire with Bangladeshi troops at a border river on Thursday....

35 foreigners dead in Saudi bus crash: state media

ONLINE RIYADH Thirty-five foreigners were killed and four others injured when a bus collided with another heavy vehicle near the Muslim holy city of Medina, Saudi state...

Protester flees Russia as two others tie the knot in jail

Monitoring desk MOSCOW A protester has fled Russia fearing imprisonment, his lawyer said Thursday, as a jailed demonstrator married a young woman accused of plotting to...