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A shootout between government forces and Pakistani Taliban fighters overnight in a northwestern territory left two militants and a soldier dead, the military said early Sunday. A military statement said security forces conducted an operation in the Spinwam area of North Waziristan, a tribal region that has served as a sanctuary for local and foreign militants.
Australia Covid update: masks compulsory indoors in parts of Sydney as cluster grows to nine. NSW reveals three new cases on Sunday, plus one flagged by authorities on Saturday, as Queensland records one local case
What this pandemic has taught us about pet parenting is how our vocabularies are not robust enough to capture the profundity of the bonds we share with our fur-children.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's hard-line judiciary chief won a landslide victory in the country's presidential election, a vote that both propelled the supreme leader's protege into Tehran's highest civilian position and saw the lowest turnout in the Islamic Republic's history. The election of Ebrahim Raisi, already sanctioned by the U.S. in part over his involvement in the mass execution of thousands of political prisoners in 1988, became more of a coronation after his strongest comp
Ohtani and Walsh plate 4 runs in the win ' 6/20/21
And it’s all thanks to Zoom workouts.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie captures the hypocrisies of too many ‘social justice’ zealotsThe writer offers a lucid account of debate where people take offence and act cruelly Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: scathing of ‘people who ask you to ‘educate’ yourself’. Photograph: Manny Jefferson/The Guardian
All the latest political updates as Labour demand for Robert Buckland to resign as Justice Secretary if he fails to tackle rape figures within a year.
TEL AVIV, Jun 20, 2021--CIM Commercial Trust announces operator and manager, subsidiaries of CIM Group, intend to subscribe up to approx 6M shares in rights offering
PARIS (AP) — Marine Le Pen’s far right party is riding high on her tough-on-security, stop-immigration message as French voters start choosing regional leaders Sunday in an election that’s seen as a dress rehearsal for next year’s presidential vote. President Emmanuel Macron’s young centrist party is expected to fare poorly, lacking a strong local political base and suffering from frustration at his government’s handling of the pandemic. Turnout in Sunday’s first round could hit a record low. Th
Condensed Game: García drove in two runs while Willy Adames went for 4-for-5 and crushed a go-ahead homer in the 9th in the Brewers' 6-5 win
For three minutes, Jaqueline Sosa emotionally hugged her sister and nephew whom she had not seen for three years."I didn't tell her much, I just hugged her, and that's all. I hugged her and told her that I loved her very much and loved them very much," Sosa said.In the last eight years "Hugs Not Walls" event allows Mexican immigrants with irregular status and unable to return to Mexico an opportunity to meet with their families for a few minutes on the riverbed that marks the frontier.The event is hosted by the Border Network for Human Rights. This year almost 200 families attended the reunion.After speeches from the organizers, both sides rushed together for three minutes of tearful hugs, embraces, and excited face-to-face conversations.Those moments were fleeting however and they separated again amid tears and sadness hoping their paths will someday cross again.
Condensed Game: Shohei Ohtani crushed a two-run home run to back Patrick Sandoval's nine-strikeout outing in the Angels' 8-3 win
A right-hand batter and right-arm bowler, Devika Palshikar was an all-rounder who represented the Indian women’s cricket team in 15 One Day International (ODI) matches and a Test match . The 41-year-old played her last ODI in 2008 and moved to coaching. In 2017, she was also roped in to provide her expertise for an untitled Tamil film on women’s cricket. She is currently the assistant coach for the Bangladesh national women’s cricket team. (Script by Sherina Poyyail; video edited by Dhruv Sharma)
New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal has suggested that improvement in water quality be ensured by making the pollution control device effective.
New Delhi [India], June 20 (ANI): More than 29.10 crore (29,10,54,050) vaccine doses have been provided to States ad Union Territories so far by the central government (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category, the Union Health Ministry said.
From Tudor courts to BLM, a new book brings London’s black history to life. The work highlights the plaques and art that celebrate a neglected side of the capital’s culture
UFC officials announced the list of fighter who received a bonus at UFC Vegas 29 during the event's post-fight press conference on Saturday. Marlon Vera, Davey Grant, Matt Brown and Seung Woo Choi took home the $50,000 performance-based incentives. Fight of the Night honors went to the bantamweight rematch between Vera and Grant. The two previously fought in February 2016 with Grant defeating Vera by unanimous decision. On Saturday, the result was the same, but the winner was different. Grant ha
Walker Buehler leads Dodgers to a 9-3 win vs. D-backs
Volkswagen's luxury sports car unit Porsche AG is setting up a joint venture with Customcells to produce high-performance batteries that will significantly reduce charging times, the company said on Sunday. The partnership with Customcells, a company in southern Germany specialising in lithium-ion cells, will aim to produce car batteries with higher energy density than prototypes used in Porsche's current electric cars, the company said in a statement. European carmakers are pushing to reduce their dependence on Asia for batteries as they roll out all-electric models to meet stricter emissions targets in the European Union.