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Afghan govt, Taliban prisoner swap to begin from this week

04 April, 2020 4:14 pm 4:14 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan will release some Taliban prisoners this week as part of confidence building measure crucial for the success of the peace deal signed between America and the Taliban to end nearly two decades of war, officials said on Wednesday. A three-member Taliban team arrived in Kabul on Tuesday to begin a prisoner … Read More

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Mother, wife of drowned Salvadoran migrants awaits their repatriation

06 June, 2019 11:31 am 11:31 am

SAN LUIS TALPA, El Salvador (Reuters) – Days after she lost her small daughter and husband to the treacherous currents of the Rio Grande, Tania Vanessa Avalos, 23, arrived back in El Salvador to await her family’s return — in coffins. Oscar Martinez, 25, and, Angie Valeria, just shy of 2 years old, died on … Read More

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Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile

06 June, 2019 8:32 am 8:32 am

LA SERENA, Chile (Reuters) – The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific coast and the Andes, tourism demand has already eclipsed offerings of some … Read More

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Nooruddin fined Rs50,000 for making snakeskin Peshawari chappals

06 June, 2019 6:41 pm 6:41 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The KP Wildlife Department imposed a fine of Rs50,000 on renowned shoemaker Nooruddin Chacha for making a pair of snakeskin Peshawari chappals. According to the reports, the shoes were being made by a shoemaker in Peshawar by Nooruddin Chacha. He said shoes had been commissioned by a man named Noman and … Read More

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Serena remains America’s best hope at French Open

05 May, 2019 8:35 am 8:35 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Serena Williams represents the United States’ best chance to hoist the French Open trophy this year but questions loom about her fitness after she was forced to withdraw from the Italian Open last week with a knee injury. Williams, a three-times French Open champion who has a 28-4 record on the … Read More

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Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war

05 May, 2019 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s top diplomat on Saturday dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region, saying Tehran did not want a conflict and that no country had the “illusion it can confront Iran”, the state news agency IRNA reported. Tensions between Washington and Tehran have increased in recent days, raising concerns about a … Read More

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China, U.S. have ‘wisdom’ to resolve trade dispute, says Beijin...

05 May, 2019 8:48 am 8:48 am

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China and the United States both have the “ability and wisdom” to reach a trade deal that is good for both, the Chinese government’s top diplomat said, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent talks in Beijing would be successful. The slightly more optimistic comments came after both sides ramped … Read More

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Forty years since revolution, Iran taunts ‘declining’ America

02 February, 2019 5:26 pm 5:26 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Forty years after its revolution, Iran has no fear of a “declining” America, a senior cleric said on Friday at the start of official commemorations of the uprising that made the country a permanent enemy of the United States. Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, a famously hardline cleric who is the secretary of the … Read More

US, Canada, Mexico sign trade deal, Trump shrugs off Congress hurdle

12 December, 2018 9:24 am 9:24 am

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The United States, Canada and Mexico signed a North American trade pact , with President Donald Trump brushing aside concerns that he could face difficulties getting the deal through the US Congress. The leaders of the three countries agreed on a deal in principle to replace the North American Free Trade … Read More

NASA names astronauts for first manned US space launches since 2011

08 August, 2018 8:21 am 8:21 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – NASA named nine astronauts for the first manned space launches from US soil since the space shuttle program ended in 2011. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s announcement signals a milestone in the US space program, with its shift to the private sector for ferrying cargo and astronauts to the International … Read More