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Google announces five-year deal with Agence France-Presse for news content

For years, news organisations that have lost ad income to online aggregators such as Google and Facebook have complained about the internet giants exploiting content in search results or other services without payment.

Technology Nov 18, 2021, 3:02 PM IST

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Afghanistan: UN agencies warn more than half of Afghans face 'acute' food crisis

The crisis is already bigger in scale than that facing Yemen or Syria, and worse than any food insecurity emergency apart from the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials told AFP.
 

World News Oct 25, 2021, 2:33 PM IST

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Seven shot dead in Rohingya refugee camp attack in Bangladesh

The attackers shot dead some victims and stabbed others with knives, a regional police chief told the AFP news agency on Friday.
 

World News Oct 22, 2021, 5:02 PM IST

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Afghanistan: First foreign commercial flight lands in Kabul since Taliban takeover

"There was hardly anyone on the plane, around 10 people... maybe more staff than passengers," said an AFP journalist aboard the flight from Islamabad.

World News Sep 13, 2021, 2:29 PM IST

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Taliban fire shots in air as 1,000 men and women chant 'Death to Pakistan' during anti-Pakistan rally

Hundreds of locals, including women and children, were seen protesting, chanting slogans against Pakistan on the streets of Kabul, videos shared by local media showed, news agency AFP reported.

World News Sep 7, 2021, 2:22 PM IST

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Iran condemns Taliban's military offensive in Panjshir, Pakistan’s interference in Afghanistan

"The news coming from Panjshir is truly worrying," Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh told reporters. "The assault is strongly condemned," reported AFP.

World News Sep 6, 2021, 5:04 PM IST

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ISIS-inspired terrorist shot dead after stabbing 6 in New Zealand: PM Jacinda Arden

Addressing the media, Prime Minister Jacinda Arden said, “This afternoon, a violent extremist undertook a terrorist attack on innocent New Zealanders in the New Lynn countdown in Auckland,” reported AFP.
 

World News Sep 3, 2021, 1:01 PM IST

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Taliban acquires Afghanistan’s Sheberghan, second provincial capital

"The (government) forces and officials have retreated to the airport," Jawzjan deputy governor Qader Malia told AFP.

World News Aug 7, 2021, 3:34 PM IST

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Climate crisis: 10 takeaways from landmark UN draft report

According to a landmark United Nations' draft report, crushing climate impacts to hit sooner than feared.

World News Jun 23, 2021, 8:57 PM IST

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North Korea carries out 'biggest ever' nuclear test: South Korea

North Korea has always insisted it will continue nuclear tests despite global condemnation and toughened sanctions.

Sep 9, 2016, 4:14 AM IST

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Clinton, Trump triumph in New York

Manhattan billionaire Donald Trump and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton have won the New York primary, galvanizing their bids to win the Republican and Democratic nominations for the White House.

Apr 20, 2016, 2:29 AM IST