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Hundreds relocated from US mining town due to wildfire: A wildfire has damaged more than a dozen homes in the small mining town of Bagdad in the US state of Arizona, forcing about 600 residents to be relocated. "We are saddened to report an estimated 25-30 homes were...
Japan likely to extend emergency for Tokyo, other regions: The Japanese government is likely to extend Covid-19 emergency measures in place for Tokyo and and eight other prefectures for another three weeks until June 20, local media reported on Friday. The state of emergency currently in place has...
Imran Khan in the dock over providing support to US military for Afghanistan: Pakistan is witnessing a storm over its alleged support to the US in its military operations in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan is being hauled over the coals for providing air and ground access to...
Restaurants, cafes in Kuwait restart dine-in service: Restaurants and cafes in Kuwait have started receive dine-in customers after months of closure over the Covid-19 pandemic. Starting Sunday, the Kuwaiti government has allowed restaurants and cafes to receive customers for dine-in only from 5 a.m. until 8 p.m., reports...
Henry Cavill in talks to star in ‘Highlander’ reboot: Hollywood star Henry Cavill is in talks to essay a starring role in the "Highlander" reboot. "John Wick" director Chad Stahelski will direct the film, sources told deadline.com, while Kerry Williamson has penned the script. The original 1986 "Highlander" film...
Nepal President Dissolves House, Announces Polls on 12 & 19 Nov: In a dramatic turn of events, Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday midnight dissolved the Parliament as per the recommendation of the government and declared to hold midterm elections on November 12 and 19. As per...
Canada’s Covid cases surpass 1.35 million: Canada reported 3,346 new cases of Covid-19 as of Friday afternoon, bringing the cumulative total to 1,350,785, including 25,152 deaths, according to CTV. The Covid-19 activity is steadily declining in Canada. Compared to last week, there has been a 10 percent decrease...
9 killed in Pak shootout: At least nine people were killed and five others seriously injured in a shootout between two rival groups in Pakistan's Sindh province, local media reported on Sunday. According to the reports, the exchange of intensive firing took place late Saturday between the Jagirani...
Fully-vaccinated Americans don’t need masks: US CDC: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will no longer recommend masks for Americans, who have been fully-vaccinated against Covid-19, indoors or outdoors, including in crowds, according to its new guidance. "Anyone who is fully vaccinated can participate in...
Pak celebrats Eid amid Covid: Pakistan on Thursday celebrated Eid-al-Fitr amid Covid-19 precautionary measures. Eid prayers were held in open spaces across the country with the implementation of Covid-19 SOPs to avoid the spread of the pandemic, reports The Express Tribune newspaper. Also read : Happy Eid-ul-Fitr 2021: Eid...