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Facebook plans to change its name, reports the Verge

Social media giant Facebook Inc is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week, the Verge reported on Tuesday, citing a source...

Pakistan Army chief visits ISI headquarters amid tiff over appointment of spy chief

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited the Headquarters of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) amidst the ongoing tiff with the civilian...

Colin Powell dead after complications from Covid-19

“General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to complications...

Shia Muslims ‘perilous’, will be targeted by us everywhere – Islamic State

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as Islamic State (IS) has warned that Shia Muslims will be targeted by the...

Texas passes bill to ban transgender girls from participating in female sports

The Texas House of Representatives passed a bill that bans transgender women and girls from participating in female school sports after three previous attempts...

In sharp rebuke to junta govt, Asean downgrades Myanmar presence at summit

Southeast Asian foreign ministers have agreed to downgrade Myanmar’s participation in an upcoming summit in their sharpest rebuke yet of its leaders following a...

No public execution unless ordered by top court – Taliban

The Taliban has said that no public executions would be conducted unless the Supreme Court ordered so. "Public executions and hanging of bodies should be...

Bangladesh PM assures stern action against ‘bad elements’ after Durga Puja pandal attacks

After reports of attacks on Durga Puja pandals emerged from across the country, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina gave a stern warning on Thursday...

President Putin predicts oil to reach US$ 100 per barrel

It is “quite possible” that the WTI Crude Oil prices could reach US$ 100 per barrel in light of growing global demand for energy...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro confirms not getting vaccinated against Covid-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed he will not get vaccinated against Covid-19, having previously said he would be the "last Brazilian" to do...

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