- US forces move 1,500 IS women from Syria to Iraq(06:22)
Damascus, Oct 22 (IANS) The US forces in Syria have moved more than 1,500 Islamic State (IS) women from Syria to Iraq since Turkey launched an assault in northern Syria on October 9, state news agency SANA reported.
- Russia denies emergency due to missile launch failure(01:28)
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Russian Defense Ministry has denied a report that an emergency situation occurred during the recent Grom-2019 (Thunder-2019) drills, after one of its submarines failed to launch a ballistic missile.
- Gabriel Luna's PDA with wife Smaranda has Korean fans awestruck(01:10)
By Simran Sethi
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Gabriel Luna plays the villainous Terminator Rev 9 in the upcoming movie "Terminator: Dark Fate", but in real life he holds strong emotions for humans, especially towards his wife, actress Smaranda Luna. Gabriel's recent appearance at a fan event in Seoul is a proof of that.
- Canada's polling places open for general election(01:00)
Toronto, Canada, Oct 22 (IANS) The polling stations have opened in Canada for the general elections being held on Monday in which voters will elect the 338 lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament.
- UN Security Council delegation visits South Sudan(00:40)
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) A Security Council delegation has just wrapped up a visit to South Sudan to support the peace process there, which is at a critical stage just three weeks before the deadline for the formation of a transitional government.
- Facebook announces new tools to protect 2020 US elections(23:04)
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Stung by spread of fake news and privacy violations, Facebook on Monday announced several new tools to protect 2020 US elections from being manipulated by nation-state bad actors, and avoid the repeat of 2018 presidential elections hit by Russian interference.
- Playing sports linked with lower mental health issues(17:12)
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, says a new study.
- India again urges Pak not to levy $20 Kartarpur pilgrim fee(17:12)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) "Disappointed" as Pakistan insists on $20 service fee per Kartarpur pilgrim, India on Monday again urged the neighbouring country to reconsider to levy the fee and conveyed that it would be ready to sign the agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on October 23, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
- Iran warns to further reduce nuclear commitments(16:12)
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday announced that the country was ready to further reduce its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, unless its interests were secured by the signatories.
- China makes veiled attack on US(15:48)
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe on Monday made a veiled attack on the US for its alleged interference in the internal affairs of other countries.
- UK govt to make 2nd attempt to pass Johnson's deal(14:24)
London, Oct 21 (IANS) The UK government on Monday will make a second attempt to hold a meaningful vote, presenting MPs with a straight choice to approve or oppose Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal in principle.
- Canada polls: Jagmeet Singh luring youngsters via TikTok(13:42)
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) New Democratic Party (NPD) leader Jagmeet Singh, a contender in Monday's Canadian general elections and also the first turban-wearing Sikh to sit as a provincial legislator in Ontario, has reached out to young voters in the country via TikTok, the video sharing app.