10 killed, 12 wounded in IS attack in Iraq

Baghdad |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Up to 10 civilians were killed and 12 others were wounded in an attack by militants of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial police source said.

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African Union suspends Sudan's participation in organization's activities

Europe | October 27, 2021 6:16:52 PM IST

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan's participation in the activities until the country's civilian transitional government is restored.

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French companies mull ski resorts in Gilgit Baltistan

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

French investors have voiced a deep interest in building ski resorts in Gilgit Baltistan, finding the region ideal for developing ski tourism, which has a multi-billion dollar international market, Th

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China, ASEAN join hands in fighting Covid, boosting economic recovery

Hanoi |Wednesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

China and ASEAN member states, especially Vietnam, have fostered practical cooperation on curbing the spread of Covid-19 and accelerating economic recovery amid the prolonged outbreaks and their devas

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BTS's 'Permission To Dance' and 'DNA' certified platinum in Japan

Asia | October 27, 2021 12:46:59 PM IST

Seoul [South Korea], October 27 (ANI/Global Economic): K-pop group BTS's two songs have been newly certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan.

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US Senators urge Biden administration to waive sanctions against India for purchase of Russian arms

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

US Senators and India Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Warner and John Cornyn sent a letter to President Biden encouraging him to waive Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) sanctions a

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Threat message causes Moscow-bound flight to return to Cairo

Others | October 27, 2021 8:16:56 PM IST

Cairo [Egypt], October 27 (ANI/Xinhua): A Moscow-bound EgyptAir flight returned to Cairo shortly after takeoff on Wednesday due to a threatening message found onboard, the airlines said in a statement

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Xi calls for building China's strength in science, technology

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the country's scientific and technological workers to continue striving to build China's strength in science and technology.

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Africa's COVID-19 cases pass 8.47 mln: Africa CDC

Asia | October 27, 2021 1:17:04 AM IST

Addis Ababa [Ethopia], October 27 (ANI/Xinhua) The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,472,578 cases as of Tuesday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Af

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4 Pak policemen killed in attack

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Four policemen, including an officer, were killed in an attack on a police vehicle in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an official said on Wednesday.

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No travel bans will be introduced in Russia during non-working days: Kremlin

Europe | October 27, 2021 3:46:53 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], October 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Closing the borders of Russia's regions is a last-resort measure that is unwanted, and no travel bans will be introduced during the non-working days despite

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Canada's first Hindu minister Anita Anand gets defence portfolio

Toronto |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST

Canada's first Hindu Cabinet minister Anita Anand made history on Tuesday by becoming the country's second-ever woman defence minister by replacing fellow Indo-Canadian Harjit Sajjan as Prime Minister

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