Russian Su-35S fighter crashes, pilot ejects safely

Others | August 1, 2021 12:45:10 AM IST

Moscow [Russia] August 1 (ANI/Xinhua): A Su-35S fighter suffered an engine failure in the Khabarovsk Territory in Russia's far east, but the pilot ejected safely, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sat

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5.2 magnitude quake jolts Mexico

US | August 1, 2021 5:14:58 AM IST

New York [US], August 1 (ANI/Xinhua): A 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolted 26 kilometer West-Southwest of Bavispe, Mexico at 21.19 GMT on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

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Biden nominates Indian-American to be first Muslim envoy for religious freedom

New York |Saturday, 2021 7:15:05 AM IST

President Joe Biden has nominated an Indian-American, Rashad Hussain, as the Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, and if approved by the Senate he will be the first Muslim to head

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6.1 magnitude quake hits Peru's Sullana

Others | July 31, 2021 6:15:09 AM IST

New York [US], July 31 (ANI/Xinhua): A 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolted eight kilometres east of Sullana, Peru at 17.10.19 GMT on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.

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Russia Sends 5 Planes, 3 Helicopters to Help Turkey Put Out Wildfires: Erdogan's Office

Asia | July 31, 2021 8:15:18 PM IST

Moscow [Russia] July 31 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has sent five Il-76 aircraft and three Mi-8 helicopters to help Turkey extinguish wildfires ravaging the country's south, the Turkish presidential office

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UN relief chief visits displaced persons in Tigray

United Nations |Saturday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

Martin Griffiths, the new UN emergency relief coordinator, visited a site for internally displaced people in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, a spokesperson said.

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IS attack on funeral kills 13 in Iraq

Baghdad |Saturday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

At least 13 people were killed and 45 others injured in an attack by carried out by the Islamic State (IS) terror group on a funeral and a nearby checkpoint in Iraq's Salahudin province, a police sour

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Tunisia to reduce curfew hours from Aug

Tunis |Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

The Tunisian government has announced that the curfew in the country will be shortened by three hours from August 1.

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Chicago issues indoor mask mandate for people over 2 yrs

Chicago |Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Authorities in the US city of Chicago have issued a new mask mandate that required everyone over the age of two to wear masks when indoors.

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Over 40 people injured in Peru earthquake

| July 31, 2021 11:15:17 AM IST

Lima [Peru], July 31 (ANI/Sputnik): At least 41 people were injured after a strong earthquake hit northwestern Peru, the Piura region's health department said.

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80 kg blue sapphire unearthed from Sri Lanka's gem mine

Colombo |Saturday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST

A blue sapphire weighing approximately 80 kilograms was discovered in a gem mine in Rakwana, Ratnapura in Sri Lanka on Friday, local media reported.

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Israel says to ease restrictions on Gaza

Ramallah |Saturday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST

Israel announced it will ease some restrictions imposed on the Gaza Strip, including an expansion of the allowed fishing zone.

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