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ICC unveils format of third Women's Championship, Bangladesh and Ireland to make their debuts

Dubai [UAE], May 25 (ANI): The International Cricket Council announced on Wednesday that Bangladesh and Ireland will make their debuts ...


Hardik Pandya's good form in IPL 2022 positive for India ahead of SA T20I series, reckons Mohammad Kaif

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 25 (ANI): Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif believes Hardik Pandya's sublime form with the bat and ...


Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe appointed as new Finance Minister

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as new Minister of ...


Fruits and vegetables plays key role in ADHD symptoms in children

Colombo (Ohio) [US], May 24 (ANI): According to a new study, eating fruits and vegetables can help children reduce inattention ...


Immigration attempt thwarted by Sri Lankan Navy

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 24 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has thwarted an illegal migration attempt by making an ...


India's assistance to crisis-hit Sri Lanka to go down in history

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): India's benevolent humanitarian and monetary assistance to economically-ridden Sri Lanka has brought in praise ...


Daniel Vettori, Andre Borovec named as Australia men's assistant coaches

Sydney [Australia], May 24 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has been appointed as an assistant coach of the ...


Sri Lanka PM discusses new budget, economic plans with stakeholders

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 24 (ANI): Amid the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe discussed new budgets ...


Sri Lanka increases fuel prices again amid shortage

© Provided by Xinhua Petrol and diesel prices rise further amid continued fuel shortage in Sri Lanka.COLOMBO, May 24 (Xinhua) ...


Sri Lanka: 21st Amendment presented in cabinet meeting

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 24 (ANI): Following a meeting of the Constitution Amendment drafting committee held on Monday evening at ...


Pakistani Generals push for early election to appoint new Army Chief

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 (ANI): In recent months, the call for the general election in Pakistan has grown louder and ...


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Stocks in Asia finish mainly lower despite overnight surge on Wall Street

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia fell on Thursday, with the exception of the Chinese mainland market where modest ...

Closed since start of Covid, Chile to reopen Easter Island to tourists

SANTIAGO, Chile: Easter Island, one of Chile's most important tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors on August 1, the government ...

In bid to lower cost of steel, India imposes 50% tax on ore exports

NEW DEHLI, India: In a move expected to end the country's exports of the raw materials needed to manufacture steel, ...

Federal Reserve minutes spark late buying surge for U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - The release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve's monetary meeting earlier this month surprisingly ...

US seeks stronger high tech ties to Taiwan

WASHINGTON D.C.: A leading U.S. official has said that even if Taiwan is excluded from President Joe Biden's Asian economic ...

Finland seeks new suppliers as Russia stops deliveries of natural gas

MOSCOW, Russia: In the latest escalation of an energy payment dispute with Western nations, Russia's Gazprom has halted gas exports ...

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Closed since start of Covid, Chile to reopen Easter Island to tourists

SANTIAGO, Chile: Easter Island, one of Chile's most important tourist attractions, will reopen to visitors on August 1, the government ...

Taliban sign deal with UAE to run Afghan airports

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 26 (ANI): The Taliban have signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates on operating airports in ...

U.S. Memorial Day underscores travel boom amid lingering pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua Hotel room demand, while down in total, must be up by a very large percentage for ...

Emergency order targets extra profits of big firms

Hungary will order banks, insurers, airlines and other large corporations to hand over ?extra profits? to fund the militaryHungary intends ...

Tamil Nadu: PM Modi to lay foundation stones for redevelopment of five railway stations on Thursday

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will lay the foundation stones for the ...

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Britain says arm Moldova to prepare for Russian invasion

LONDON, England: The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has proposed that Britain send modern weaponry ...


More lockdowns in Shanghai for mandatory Covid testing

SHANGHAI, China: The central Shanghai district of Jingan, a key commercial area in China's financial hub, has announced that it ...


Polish president: Ukraine must decide its own future

KYIV, Ukraine: Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, told lawmakers in Kyiv this week that Ukraine has the right to decide ...


Nineteen kids, 2 adults confirmed dead in Texas school massacre

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ANI/Big News Network): The death toll in the mass shooting incident at a school in Texas now ...


US, Japan, Australia, India join to limit illegal fishing by China

LONDON, England: Citing a U.S. official, the Financial Times reported this week that during the Quad summit in Tokyo, the ...


Agreement reached to return Parthenon sculpture to Greece

ATHENS, Greece: In a significant move for Greece, which has intensified its campaign to bring back sculptures from its most ...


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