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5.3-magnitude quake hits North Island of New Zealand: USGS

5.3-magnitude quake hits North Island of New Zealand:...

Wellington [New Zealand], March 18: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted North Island of New Zealand at 15:46...

Japanese PM vows to raise childcare leave benefits amid plunging birthrate

Japanese PM vows to raise childcare leave benefits...

Tokyo [Japan], March 18: Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday vowed to increase childcare leave benefits in a bid...

11 US banks pumped money to rescue 1 bank

11 US banks pumped money to rescue 1...

Washington [US], March 18: Eleven of the largest banks in the United States will deposit a total of $30 billion...

Two NATO countries send fighter jets to Ukraine

Two NATO countries send fighter jets to Ukraine

Kyiv [Ukraine], March 18: On March 17, Slovak Prime Minister Eduard Heger said that the government of Slovakia had approved...

Protests erupt over pension reform in France

Protests erupt over pension reform in France

Paris [France], March 18: The French government faces fierce protests after pushing for controversial pension reforms without a vote in...

Vietnam calls for end to violence in Myanmar

Vietnam calls for end to violence in Myanmar

Hanoi [Vietnam], March 18: The head of Vietnam's permanent representative mission to the United Nations expressed Vietnam's concerns and called...

Son of US President sues laptop repairman for spreading photos taken from his computer

Son of US President sues laptop repairman for...

Washington [US], March 18: Mr. Hunter Biden, son of US President Joe Biden, filed a lawsuit against a computer repairman...

Moldovan parliament approves law on Romanian language

Moldovan parliament approves law on Romanian language

Chișinău [Maldova], March 18: Moldova's parliament on Thursday approved a law on referring to the national language as Romanian in...

Mexico launches appeal in suit against U.S. gun makers

Mexico launches appeal in suit against U.S. gun...

Mexico City [Mexico], March 18: Mexico has filed an appeal in a civil lawsuit against U.S.-based gun manufacturers, it said...

Vaccine-derived poliovirus detected in Burundi, Congo

Vaccine-derived poliovirus detected in Burundi, Congo

Kinshasa [DR Congo], March 18:Health officials in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have detected cases of vaccine-derived...

Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian in the West Bank

Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian in the West...

Jerusalem [Israel], March 18: The Israeli army announced that soldiers shot a Palestinian who approached them armed with a knife...

Xi to hold talks with Putin in Russia in 'visit for peace'

Xi to hold talks with Putin in Russia...

Beijing [China], March 18: Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to Russia next week, Beijing and...

Zionist raid in West Bank kills 4 Palestinians

Zionist raid in West Bank kills 4 Palestinians

Ramallah [Palestine], March 17: Zionist forces on Thursday killed four Palestinians including a teenager in the occupied West Bank, the...

US releases video of Russia drone collision

US releases video of Russia drone collision

Washington [US], March 17: The United States on Thursday released a video it said shows an "unsafe" and "unprofessional" intercept...

Iran security official holds talks in UAE after Saudi-Tehran deal

Iran security official holds talks in UAE after...

Dubai [UAE], March 17: Iran's top security official on Thursday held high-level talks in the United Arab Emirates, days after...

Thai army prevents oil spill from vessel carrying 400,000 barrels

Thai army prevents oil spill from vessel carrying...

Washington [US], March 17: The vessel containing 400,000 barrels of crude oil suffered a hull leak while undergoing routine maintenance...

The US, Russia race to recover the crashed UAV in the Black Sea

The US, Russia race to recover the crashed...

Washington [US], March 17: The US and Russia had high-level phone calls to discuss the US reconnaissance drone crash in...

North Korea confirms launch of Hwasong-17 rocket and Kim's daughter was present at launch

North Korea confirms launch of Hwasong-17 rocket and...

Pyongyang [North Korea], March 17: North Korea says it launched the Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), its largest, in a...

The "storm" of the banking crisis moved to Europe

The "storm" of the banking crisis moved to...

Washington [US], March 17: When the chaos following the collapse of three US banks, Silvergate, Silicon Valley and Signature, had...

Tensions raging in Northeast Asia

Tensions raging in Northeast Asia

Pyongyang [North Korea], March 17: North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile as the United States and South Korea conducted...

One killed in blast at FSB building in southern Russia

One killed in blast at FSB building in...

Moscow [Russia], March 17: At least one person was killed and two were injured in a blast and fire at...

Survivors in shock as Cyclone Freddy toll passes 400 in Malawi, Mozambique

Survivors in shock as Cyclone Freddy toll passes...

Lilongwe [Malawi], March 17: The last thing LukiaAkimu remembers is the surge of floodwater that hit her village near Mount...

Heavy rains in California leave backyard pool perched on cliff edge

Heavy rains in California leave backyard pool perched...

California [US], March 17: As heavy rains soaked into already sodden ground in California, mudslides in the beachfront community of...

Death toll from Colombia coal mine explosion climbs to 21

Death toll from Colombia coal mine explosion climbs...

Bogota [Colombia], March 17: Ten miners reported missing after an explosion caused by accumulated gas in coal mines in central...

Striking Greeks protest over deadly train crash

Striking Greeks protest over deadly train crash

Athens [Greece], March 17: Thousands of Greek workers walked off the job and rallied in central Athens in protest at...

Canada to drop mandatory COVID tests for travelers from China

Canada to drop mandatory COVID tests for travelers...

Ottawa [Canada], March 17: Canada will remove mandatory COVID-19 testing requirements for air travelers arriving from China, Hong Kong and...

South Korea and Japan hail spring thaw amid missiles and weight of history

South Korea and Japan hail spring thaw amid...

Seoul [South Korea] March 17: The leaders of Japan and South Korea promised to turn the page on years of...