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Afghanistan: 'High terror threat' at Kabul airport, say US, allies

26 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Afghanistan: 'High terror threat' at Kabul airport, say US, allies

Western countries on Thursday issued a "high terror threat" at the Kabul airport, warning their citizens to leave the surrounding area.

Europe gives dire warning as Kabul evacuation deadline looms

26 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Europe gives dire warning as Kabul evacuation deadline looms

European nations offered stark warnings on Thursday about the waning days of a massive airlift to bring people out of Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control of the country, with a British official saying an imminent attack could target Kabul's international airport.

China accuses US of politicizing COVID-19 origins research
China accuses US of politicizing COVID-19 origins research

China has gone on the offensive ahead of the release of a US intelligence report on the origins of the coronavirus, bringing out a senior official to accuse the US of politicizing the issue by seeking to blame China.

Pakistan serving as Taliban's support base: Afghanistan's acting President

25 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Pakistan serving as Taliban's support base: Afghanistan's acting President

Afghanistan's former Vice President Amrullah Saleh slammed Pakistan for providing "service" and "aid" to the Taliban.

From heaviest to lightest baby: A list of record-breaking births

25 Aug 2021

Spain
From heaviest to lightest baby: A list of record-breaking births

Childbirth is a miracle unto itself.

US: Indian-origin executive sentenced to two years for $1.8mn fraud

25 Aug 2021

COVID-19
US: Indian-origin executive sentenced to two years for $1.8mn fraud

A 48-year-old Indian-origin tech executive in the US has been sentenced to two years in prison for fraudulently obtaining nearly $1.8 million in federal COVID-19 disaster relief loans.

US probably airlifted thousands of terrorists out of Kabul: Trump

25 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
US probably airlifted thousands of terrorists out of Kabul: Trump

Former US President Donald Trump has slammed his successor Joe Biden on his Afghan policy and expressed concerns that thousands of terrorists might have been flown out of Afghanistan as part of the evacuation process.

Afghanistan: Biden says he's sticking to August 31 withdrawal deadline

25 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Biden says he's sticking to August 31 withdrawal deadline

United States President Joe Biden on Tuesday said he wants to stick to the August 31 deadline for pullout from Afghanistan.

US: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine officially granted full approval by FDA

23 Aug 2021

Pfizer
US: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine officially granted full approval by FDA

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has finally received full approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday for use in people aged 16 and above in the country.

Afghan soldier killed in gunfight at Kabul airport; 3 injured

23 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Afghan soldier killed in gunfight at Kabul airport; 3 injured

One Afghan security personnel was killed while three others were injured in a firefight with unidentified gunmen at the Kabul airport on Monday, Germany's military said.

Afghanistan: 146 evacuees reach India today via various flights

23 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Afghanistan: 146 evacuees reach India today via various flights

At least 146 people evacuated from Afghanistan reportedly reached India on Monday via various flights.

Afghanistan: UK Defence Ministry claims 7 died near Kabul airport

22 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Afghanistan: UK Defence Ministry claims 7 died near Kabul airport

The United Kingdom's Defence Ministry Sunday said seven people died near the Kabul airport amid the chaos following the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan.

US President Biden briefed on potential IS threat in Afghanistan

22 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
US President Biden briefed on potential IS threat in Afghanistan

United States President Joe Biden was on Saturday briefed by his national security team on a potential Islamic State (IS) threat in Afghanistan, the White House said.

Afghanistan: Week after Kabul fell, anti-Taliban forces retake 3 districts

22 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Week after Kabul fell, anti-Taliban forces retake 3 districts

Anti-Taliban forces in Afghanistan have reportedly retaken three districts in the northern province of Baghlan.

Taliban declares Afghanistan the 'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan' on I-Day

19 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Taliban declares Afghanistan the 'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan' on I-Day

The Taliban today officially declared the formation of the "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan," on the occasion of the war-ravaged country's 102nd Independence Day.

COVID-19 booster shot will be recommended in India: ICMR-NIV chief
COVID-19 booster shot will be recommended in India: ICMR-NIV chief

India will "definitely recommend" booster shots of the coronavirus vaccine in future, Dr. Priya Abraham said in an interview.

Afghanistan: Human remains found in US military flight from Kabul

18 Aug 2021

India
Afghanistan: Human remains found in US military flight from Kabul

The US Air Force said on Tuesday that human remains were found in the wheel well of a C-17 aircraft that flew out of the Afghan capital Kabul amid chaos in the war-torn country.

America's strength is destruction, not construction: China on Afghanistan crisis

17 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
America's strength is destruction, not construction: China on Afghanistan crisis

China on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at the United States, blaming it for the chaos that engulfed Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power in the country.

Will never forgive US for this, says Afghanistan war veteran

17 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Will never forgive US for this, says Afghanistan war veteran

Former CIA analyst and Afghanistan war veteran Matt Zeller has criticized the United States for its actions in Afghanistan, which witnessed a takeover by the Taliban over the weekend.

Stand by decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan: Joe Biden

17 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Stand by decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan: Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden said on Monday that he stands "squarely behind his decision" to withdraw the American troops from Afghanistan as he blamed the Afghan leadership for giving in to the Taliban without any fight.

Kabul airport: Visuals show people falling to death from planes

16 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Kabul airport: Visuals show people falling to death from planes

As chaos unfolds at Kabul's airport, shocking visuals of people falling from airplanes taking off have emerged.

'Hope India will change stance,' says Taliban as Afghanistan falls

16 Aug 2021

India
'Hope India will change stance,' says Taliban as Afghanistan falls

The Taliban expects India to change its stance and support the group, its spokesman said.

Pandit Rajesh, the last priest in Kabul, refuses to flee

16 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Pandit Rajesh, the last priest in Kabul, refuses to flee

People from all communities are looking to leave Afghanistan at the first chance they get as the Taliban gains power.

'Won't allow more deaths': Afghanistan President amid reports of resignation

14 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
'Won't allow more deaths': Afghanistan President amid reports of resignation

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani today said his government will prevent further violence and displacement in the country, that has been seeing deadly clashes as the Taliban advances.

As Taliban advances, it's forcing Afghan women to marry terrorists

14 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
As Taliban advances, it's forcing Afghan women to marry terrorists

Amid reports of the Taliban gaining ground in Afghanistan, the terror group is now reportedly coercing Afghan women to marry its terrorists.

Afghanistan: Taliban races toward Kabul as more cities fall

14 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Taliban races toward Kabul as more cities fall

The Taliban is now just 50 kilometers away from Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, as more cities fell to the insurgents in quick succession.

COVID-19 origin: China rejects further WHO probe, calls it 'political'
COVID-19 origin: China rejects further WHO probe, calls it 'political'

China on Friday rejected the World Health Organization's (WHO) request for a renewed probe into the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Afghanistan proposes power-sharing deal with Taliban to end violence: Report

12 Aug 2021

Afghanistan
Afghanistan proposes power-sharing deal with Taliban to end violence: Report

The Afghan government has reportedly proposed a power-sharing deal with the Taliban in exchange for an end to the violence that has killed thousands of civilians.

Afghanistan: 3 more provincial capitals fall to the Taliban

11 Aug 2021

India
Afghanistan: 3 more provincial capitals fall to the Taliban

The Taliban has captured three more provincial capitals and a local Army headquarters in Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, in the latest setback to the country's government.

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues UK's Prince Andrew for sexual assault

10 Aug 2021

Royal Family of UK
Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues UK's Prince Andrew for sexual assault

The woman who accused disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of sexual trafficking filed a lawsuit against Britain's Prince Andrew on Monday for alleged sexual crimes in the United States.

Meet Kwek Yu Xuan, the world's tiniest baby at birth

10 Aug 2021

Singapore
Meet Kwek Yu Xuan, the world's tiniest baby at birth

A baby, believed to be the world's tiniest at birth, is now home after 13 months of intensive treatment at a hospital in Singapore.

US witnesses resurgence of COVID-19 cases; children most affected

08 Aug 2021

Joe Biden
US witnesses resurgence of COVID-19 cases; children most affected

The United States is witnessing an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant.

US is now averaging 1,00,000 new COVID-19 cases daily

07 Aug 2021

Coronavirus
US is now averaging 1,00,000 new COVID-19 cases daily

The United States is now averaging 1,00,000 new coronavirus cases every day amid a new surge in infections, triggered by the highly-contagious Delta variant.

Indian woman seeks justice in US; alleges dowry-related torture

05 Aug 2021

Narendra Modi
Indian woman seeks justice in US; alleges dowry-related torture

A newly married Indian woman has sent a distress call to the Indian Embassy in the United States seeking justice after her husband allegedly abandoned her without financial support.

New York restaurants, gyms to ask for COVID-19 vaccination proof

04 Aug 2021

New York City
New York restaurants, gyms to ask for COVID-19 vaccination proof

New York City in the United States will soon start restricting people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 from dining at restaurants, going to gyms, etc.

US: Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

04 Aug 2021

Washington DC
US: Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

An officer died after being stabbed on Tuesday morning during a burst of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon, and a suspect in the incident was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene, officials said.

Toddler suffering from genetic disorder receives life-saving injection for free

03 Aug 2021

Nashik
Toddler suffering from genetic disorder receives life-saving injection for free

The upcoming second birthday of Shivraj Daware, who hails from Nashik in Maharashtra, will be very special for his parents who claimed that the toddler, suffering from a rare genetic disorder, had become the first such patient from India who was given a Rs. 16 crore life-saving injection by a US firm for free.

Eleven-year-old Indian-American girl declared one of brightest students in world

03 Aug 2021

World
Eleven-year-old Indian-American girl declared one of brightest students in world

Natasha Peri, an 11-year-old Indian-American girl, has been judged as one of the brightest students in the world by a top university in the United States of America, for her exceptional performance in the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) and American College Testing (ACT) standardized tests.

US: Eight killed in 22-car pileup in Utah during sandstorm

27 Jul 2021

World
US: Eight killed in 22-car pileup in Utah during sandstorm

A sandstorm caused a huge 22-vehicle pileup on a Utah highway that left eight people dead, including four children, authorities said.

Coronavirus: New cases in United States surpass India's once again
Coronavirus: New cases in United States surpass India's once again

India on Monday reported over 39,000 new COVID-19 cases along with more than 400 more deaths due to the viral disease.

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