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Turkey wildfires death toll rises to eight

Turkey has suffered the worst fires in at least a decade, official data show, with nearly 95,000 hectares (235,000 acres) burned so far this year

1 August 2021, 3:52 pm

Pak vs WI: Muhammad Rizwan becomes batsman with most T20 runs in a year

Hits record on 43rd run of today's innings against West Indies

31 July 2021, 6:10 pm

US president appoints Pakistan-born Khizr Khan as religious freedom commission chief

"Today's announcement underscores the president's commitment to build an administration that looks like America and reflects people of all faiths," says White House.

31 July 2021, 8:53 am

Saudi Arabia allows entry to fully vaccinated tourists

Tourists must show vaccination cards and PCR reports to enter the kingdom

30 July 2021, 7:47 pm

Biden steps up efforts to fight virus surge fueled by Delta variant

The White House said ahead of the address that all four million federal employees and on-site contractors "will be asked to attest to their vaccination status

30 July 2021, 1:12 am

Covax expecting 250 million donated doses in 6-8 weeks: WHO

The WHO has raged against the drastic imbalance in access to COVID-19 vaccines between rich and poor nations

29 July 2021, 6:44 pm

4 billion anti-COVID shots injected worldwide

Forty percent (1.6 billion) of the four billion shots have been administered in China

29 July 2021, 6:04 pm

Poor village school teacher Pedro Castillo becomes Peru's president

Pedro Castillo was born to peasants in the tiny village of Puna in the historic Cajamarca region, where he worked as a teacher for 24 years

29 July 2021, 1:59 am

Afghanistan will not be base for separatists: Taliban tell China

"The Islamic Emirate assured China that Afghanistan's soil would not be used against any country's security," Taliban say

28 July 2021, 4:58 pm

Wearing facemasks mandatory even for vaccinated people in high-risk US areas

President Joe Biden said the announcement showed that America needs to "do better" on vaccinations

28 July 2021, 2:45 am