Turkey reports 22,332 COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Ankara [Turkey] August 1 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey on Saturday registered 22,332 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 5,727,045, according to its health ministry.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 06:25 IST

Container truck containing 780 bags of imported sugar falls into sea at Karachi port

Karachi [Pakistan], August 1 (ANI): A container truck carrying 780 sugar bags fell into the sea at Karachi port after its brakes failed, but the driver was unhurt.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 06:19 IST

Trump defends 'corrupt election' remark after release of justice department notes

Washington DC [US], August 1 (ANI): Former President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) defended his comments to top Department of Justice (DOJ) officials about the 2020 election after notes from a call in December were released.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 05:38 IST

Afghanistan flood: Death toll rises to 113

Nuristan [Afghanistan], August 1 (ANI): The death toll of last week's flooding in Afghanistan's Kamdish district has risen to 113 with dozens still missing, TOLO News reported quoting an official, adding that 70 more were injured.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 05:38 IST

Blinken to participate in 5 ASEAN ministerial meetings on August 2-6

Washington [US], August 1 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will take part in five online ministerial meetings within the framework of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to discuss regional and international issues.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 05:15 IST

5.2 magnitude quake jolts Mexico

New York [US], August 1 (ANI/Xinhua): A 5.2 magnitude earthquake jolted 26 kilometer West-Southwest of Bavispe, Mexico at 21.19 GMT on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 04:59 IST

Pakistan: Sindh govt engages in war of words with Centre over lockdown in province

Sindh [Pakistan], August 1 (ANI): The Sindh government has requested the Pakistan federal government not to politicise the lockdown issue after a war of words erupted between the Centre and the provincial government over coronavirus.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 04:45 IST

Chinese pop star Kris Wu detained on rape suspicion

Beijing [China] August 1 (ANI): Chinese-Canadian pop idol Kris Wu has been detained by the Beijing police for suspected rape, Beijing police said on Saturday.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 04:05 IST

3 policemen injured at protests against mandatory COVID-19 passes in Paris

Paris [France] August 1 (ANI): At least three police officers have been injured during protests against mandatory COVID-19 passes in Paris, according to a law enforcement source, Sputnik citing local media reported.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 02:53 IST

Karachi logs over 2,200 infections on first day of lockdown in Sindh province in Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], August 1 (ANI): Pakistan's largest city Karachi has reported over 2,200 new COVID-19 cases on the first day of lockdown which was imposed on Saturday in the country's Sindh province.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 02:49 IST

Person suspected of starting forest fires in Turkey arrested

Ankara [Turkey] August 1 (ANI): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said that Turkey has arrested a person allegedly responsible for starting the ongoing forest fires in the country.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 02:53 IST

UK PM, wife expecting their second child around Christmas

London [UK], August 1 (ANI): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife, Carrie Johnson, are expecting their second child in December, said Carrie on Saturday adding that she felt blessed but a bit nervous.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 02:31 IST

Pakistan policeman exposes himself to woman, arrested after video goes viral

Lahore [Pakistan], Aug 1 (ANI): A Pakistani policeman from Lahore exposed himself to a woman and abused her while she was entering a police van. Action was taken against him after his video went viral.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 01:06 IST

Russian Su-35S fighter crashes, pilot ejects safely

Moscow [Russia] August 1 (ANI/Xinhua): A Su-35S fighter suffered an engine failure in the Khabarovsk Territory in Russia's far east, but the pilot ejected safely, the Russian Defense Ministry said Saturday.

Updated: Aug 01, 2021 00:18 IST

Wicked plans of Pakistan for August 5

Glasgow [UK], July 31 (ANI): Twitter handle Hidden Roots has exposed a whole range of anti-India propaganda campaigns across Europe and beyond that is being planned by the Strategic Communication Division of Pakistan's foreign ministry.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 23:47 IST

President Ghani holds talks with Jihadist, Afghan politicians to discuss war-torn situation

Islamabad [Pakistan] July 31 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday met prominent Afghan politicians and jihadists to discuss the ongoing volatile situation in the country.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 23:32 IST

INS Sumedha embarks on with Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations to Port Blair

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): To commemorate 50 years of India's triumph over Pakistan in the 1971 war, INS Sumedha embarked on with Swarnim Vijay Varsh Victory Flame to Port Blair.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:57 IST

Pakistan's women lawmakers demand public hanging of rapists

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 31 (ANI): Pakistan Women Members of National Assembly (MNA) on Friday were in consensus on the issue of public hanging of rapists and killers.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:50 IST

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 6.67 million: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], July 31 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 6,678,949 as of Saturday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:46 IST

Indian Air Chief RKS Bhadauria to embark on official goodwill visit to UAE

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): India Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Saturday embarked on an official goodwill visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:23 IST