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Ukraine approves anti-corruption program for 2023-2025

Ukraine approves anti-corruption program for 2023-2025

Kiev [Ukraine], March 15: The Ukrainian government has approved the State Anti-Corruption Program for 2023-2025, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported...

Meta to layoff 10,000 more workers

Meta to layoff 10,000 more workers

San Francisco [US], March 15: U.S. tech giant Meta said on Tuesday that the company is cutting an additional 10,000...

Nepal's PM expects growing trade cooperation with China

Nepal's PM expects growing trade cooperation with China

Kathmandu [Nepal], March 15: Nepali Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday voiced hope for a growing trade and investment...

Fatal car crash in Australia's Sydney kills 3, including 3-month-old baby

Fatal car crash in Australia's Sydney kills 3,...

Sydney [Australia], March 15: A third person, a three-month-old girl, has died following a two-vehicle crash in Sydney's southwest, local...

Biden to sign executive order on background checks before gun sale

Biden to sign executive order on background checks...

Washington [US], March 15: US President Joe Biden is set to issue an executive order to increase the number of...

Philippines, US to hold biggest ever military exercises in April

Philippines, US to hold biggest ever military exercises...

Manila [Philippines], March 15: The Philippines and the United States will hold their biggest ever military training exercises in April,...

Two children confess to killing 12-year-old girl in Germany

Two children confess to killing 12-year-old girl in...

Koblenz [Germany],March 15: Two girls of12 and 13 have confessed to killing another 12-year-old girl in the German town of...

In Iraq, Saddam's ageing superyachts attest to legacy of excess, war

In Iraq, Saddam's ageing superyachts attest to legacy...

Basra [Iraq],March 15: Frozen in time for 20 years, two superyachts lie at the confluence of Iraq's Tigris and Euphrates...

China lifts sweeping tourist visa curbs

China lifts sweeping tourist visa curbs

Beijing [China], March 15: China will once again start issuing a range of visas to foreigners as of Wednesday, the...

Lebanon pound hits historic low of 100K to dollar

Lebanon pound hits historic low of 100K to...

Beirut[Lebanon], March 15: The Lebanese pound sank to a historic low against the dollar on the parallel market Tuesday, the...

China to raise retirement age to deal with aging population

China to raise retirement age to deal with...

Beijing [China], March 15: China is planning to raise its retirement age gradually and in phases to cope with the...

Several wounded in clashes as Pakistan police try to arrest ex-PM Khan

Several wounded in clashes as Pakistan police try...

Islamabad [Pakistan], March 15: Pakistani police and supporters of Imran Khan fought pitched battles outside the former prime minister's home...

Taiwan shows off its drones as key to 'asymmetric warfare'

Taiwan shows off its drones as key to...

Taipei [Taiwan], March 15: Taiwan showcased new models of its domestically produced military drones on Tuesday, saying they are key...

Farmers' protest party set to shake up Dutch political landscape

Farmers' protest party set to shake up Dutch...

The Hague [Netherlands], March 15: A farmers' protest party looks set to shake up the political landscape in the Netherlands,...

At least 216 dead in Malawi and Mozambique in cyclone surge

At least 216 dead in Malawi and Mozambique...

Maputo [Mozambique]/ Lilongwe[Malawi],March 15: At least 216 people have died in the new surge of the devastating Cyclone Freddy in...

The EU is calling on members to deport more migrants who have no right to stay

The EU is calling on members to deport...

Brussels [Belgium], March 15:The European Union today called on member states to deport more migrants who cross its borders without...

The US invited the Russian ambassador to speak in protest over the downing of the drone

The US invited the Russian ambassador to speak...

Washington [US], March 15: The American authorities announced this evening that they summoned the Russian ambassador in Washington to the...

FIFA confirms new 104-game format for World Cup 2026 finals in USA, Canada & Mexico

FIFA confirms new 104-game format for World Cup...

Abu Dhabi [UAE],March 15: The 2026 World Cup will have 104 matches instead of the traditional 64 games due...

New Zealand FM stresses close relationship with Fiji

New Zealand FM stresses close relationship with Fiji

Wellington [New Zealand], March 14: New Zealand Foreign Minister NanaiaMahuta will visit Fiji and hold bilateral meetings with her counterpart...

S. Korea's import price rebounds in February

S. Korea's import price rebounds in February

Seoul [South Korea], March 14: Price for imported goods to South Korea rebounded last month on local currency's depreciation to...

Iran-Saudi Arabia deal casts China in leading global role

Iran-Saudi Arabia deal casts China in leading global...

Beijing [China], March 14: An agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to reestablish diplomatic relations has cast China in a...

Japan court orders retrial for decades-long death row inmate

Japan court orders retrial for decades-long death row...

Tokyo [Japan], March 14: Tokyo's High Court ordered a retrial on Monday for an 87-year-old former boxer, dubbed the world's...

Pope Francis marks 10 years with podcast and a diplomatic row

Pope Francis marks 10 years with podcast and...

Rome [Italy], March 14: Pope Francis marked 10 years as head of the Catholic Church on Monday with a podcast,...

Kyiv condemns 'kidnappings' as Russians foster Ukrainian kids

Kyiv condemns 'kidnappings' as Russians foster Ukrainian kids

Kyiv [Ukraine], March 14: At their home in the middle of Siberia, Russian pastor Roman Vinogradov and his wife Yekaterina...

Syrian castle among ancient sites at risk

Syrian castle among ancient sites at risk

Damascus [Syria], March 14: Zuhair Hassoun examines worrying cracks in a Crusader-era castle in Syria, a UNESCO World Heritage site...

Washington grants training to strengthen alliances before Beijing

Washington grants training to strengthen alliances before Beijing

Washington [US], March 14: The US has been making a series of moves to strengthen and strengthen military cooperation with...

China to resume issuing all types of visas for foreigners

China to resume issuing all types of visas...

Beijing [China], March 14: China will resume the issuance of all types of visas for foreigners starting on March 15,...