2 win medicine Nobel for showing how we react to heat, touch

Stockholm, Oct 4 (AP) Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for their discoveries into how the human body perceives temperature...

US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

NEW YORK , Aug 18 (AP) — U.S. health officials Wednesday recommended all Americans get COVID-19 booster shots to shore up their protection amid...

Police: Ecuadorian prison clash leaves at least 52 dead

Quito, Nov 13 (AP) Clashes inside Ecuador's largest prison early Saturday left at least 52 inmates dead in the latest violence to hit the...

Taliban violently disperse rare protest, killing 1 person

KABUL, Afghanistan , Aug 18 (AP) — The Taliban violently broke up a protest in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person...

Biden’s political standing fuels Democratic worry about 2024

Columbus, Nov 21 (AP) It was supposed to be a moment of triumph for Joe Biden. The Democratic president had just signed into law the...

2 Pak soldiers killed in terrorist attack near Afghan border

PESHWAR, Nov 28 (PTI): Unidentified terrorists attacked a security check post in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan district near the Afghan border, killing two soldiers...

Australia Anti-Lockdown Protesters Pepper-Sprayed, Hundreds Arrested

Melbourne, Sep 18 (AFP): Several police officers were wounded and hundreds of protesters were arrested in Australia's second-most-populous city Saturday in violent clashes at...

World Powers Vow To Prevent Spread Of Nuclear Weapons

Paris, Jan 3 (AFP): Five global nuclear powers pledged Monday to prevent atomic weapons spreading and to avoid nuclear conflict, in a rare joint...

Japan PM Kishida’s coalition to keep majority but lose seats

TOKYO , Oct 31(AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s governing coalition is expected to keep a majority in a parliamentary election Sunday but...

Likely order of Covid symptoms depends on coronavirus variant: Study

Los Angeles, Dec 21 (PTI) The most likely order of symptoms that patients with COVID-19 experience is different for different variants of the SARS-CoV-2...

Germany protests to Russia over pre-election cyberattacks

Berlin, Sep 6 (AP) Germany has protested to Russia over attempts to steal data from lawmakers in what it suspects may have been preparation...

5 killed in fresh clashes between radical Islamist party supporters and police in Pak

Lahore, Oct 27 (PTI) At least five persons, including a policeman, were killed on Wednesday in fresh clashes between supporters of a radical Islamist...

3 dead, 6 missing in explosion in Sicily caused by gas leak

MILAN , Dec 12 (AP) — Firefighters in Sicily were digging through the rubble of a collapsed apartment building Sunday in the search for...

India’s non-permanent membership provides ‘much-needed’ balance at UNSC in 2021

United Nations, Dec 29 (PTI) As India began her two-year tenure as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in January 2021, New...

Afghanistan, Myanmar will not address UN General Assembly

United Nations, Sep 27 (PTI) Afghanistan and Myanmar will not address the UN General Assembly's high-level General Debate on Monday as both the countries...

India to remain accommodative in its monetary policy: RBI Gov

Washington, Oct 15 (PTI) India, which is experiencing robust economic recovery which remains uneven across sectors, has decided to remain accommodative in its monetary...

Gun-Toting Taliban At Kabul Zoo Mingle With Families, Kids

Kabul, Sep 18 (AFP): Taliban soldiers cradling AK-47s and M16 assault rifles mingle among families at Kabul Zoo, a novelty experience for many of...

UK to donate 20 million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to developing countries:...

Rome, Oct 30 (AP) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the U.K. will donate 20 million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to developing...

Humanitarian agencies staying in Afghanistan and delivering to people in need: UN body

Geneva, Aug 16 (AP) The UN humanitarian aid coordination agency says it and partners are staying and delivering to people in need despite a...

Singapore Opposition leader asks govt to release more info to dispel misinformation about FTA...

Singapore, Sep 16 (PTI) Strongly criticising what he described as a "reactive" policy towards communication, Singapore's Opposition leader Pritam Singh has asked the government...