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Mon, 27 Sep 2021

French President Macron pelted with egg during restaurant fair visit

Security quickly subdues and removes the assailant from the room; Macron says he would try to speak with him later ...
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Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Germany's Social Democratic Party narrowly wins election, preliminary official results show

The Green party placed third at 14.8%, followed by the liberal FDP at 11.5 %. The far-right Alternative for Germany garnered 10.3%. ...
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Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Anyone who engages in divisive politics will be abandoned: Afghan FM

Amir Khan Muttaqi says credit for establishing peace in country solely goes to local people of Afghanistan ...
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Sun, 26 Sep 2021

Germany's electoral system combines directly elected MPs with proportional representation

The party with the most votes gets to send the most lawmakers to the lower house ...
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Sun, 26 Sep 2021

With no clear winner in sight, German elections expected to be an open contest

Around 40% of Germany's 60.4 million eligible voters have said they are undecided ...
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Sat, 25 Sep 2021

US gives go-ahead to humanitarian aid to Afghanistan despite sanctions

The exemptions will allow the US government and aid groups "to engage in the provision of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan ...
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Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Gunmen impersonating as lawyers kill gangster in Dehli courtroom shootout

Police kill fake lawyers, who were said to be rival gang members of the shot mobster, Jitendra Gogi ...
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Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Unity on Taliban issue between Pakistan, US and China: Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken holds first face-to-face meeting with FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi ...
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Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Memphis shooting rampage leaves one dead, many wounded

A gunman opened fire at people around Memphis supermarket in Memphis, leaving a person killed and 12 others wounded ...
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Fri, 24 Sep 2021

Italy seeks extradition of missing teen's parents from Pakistan

The announcement comes after the missing girl's uncle was arrested in Paris for alleged involvement in the murder ...
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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

US says 'no indication' Iran wants to return to nuclear deal talks

"Nothing has happened" to make the United States optimistic, says a senior US official ...
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Thu, 23 Sep 2021

UN Security Council to press Taliban for inclusive govt in Afghanistan

UNSC powers all want "a peaceful and stable Afghanistan where humanitarian aid can be distributed without problems," says Guterres ...
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Wed, 22 Sep 2021

Gunmen shoot two Taliban, one civilian dead in Jalalabad attack

A security source, witnesses say unidentified gunmen in a rickshaw attacked a checkpoint in Jalalabad, leaving 3 dead ...
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Wed, 22 Sep 2021

No more cold war: Biden says seeks global leadership in major issues like climate change

US President Biden said he is seeking global leadership to tackle major challenges like Covid-19 and climate change and will partner with any country that seeks resolution of such issues ...
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Wed, 22 Sep 2021

Taliban seek to address world leaders at UNGA session

The Taliban have requested UN Secretary-General to allow them a chance to speak to world leaders ...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

Joe Biden says US not seeking 'Cold War' as he vows to lead

Biden promises to work to advance democracy, alliances, despite friction with Europe over France's loss of a mega-contract ...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

'It is I who thank you,' Trudeau tells crowd after winning another minority in election

Trudeau poses for selfies, bumps elbows with supporters in a Montreal after narrowly winning 3rd term ...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

US to reopen to fully vaccinated air passengers from November

Restrictions on vehicle movement from Canada and Mexico will remain in place ...
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Tue, 21 Sep 2021

US to accept 125,000 refugees in 2022

The Biden administration said it wll allow 125,000 refugees from around the world, especially Afghanistan, in 2022 ...
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Mon, 20 Sep 2021

New work restrictions imposed by Taliban outrage Afghan women

Taliban officials say women have been told to stay at home for their own security ...
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Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Putin's party to keep parliamentary majority after polls

Polling comes in the wake of a crackdown on the opposition, with authorities jailing Putin’s domestic foe Alexei Navalny ...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2021

Afghanistan: Three blasts kill at least two in Jalalabad

"Women and children were among the injured," a Taliban official says ...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2021

Top US general admits mistaken drone strike that killed innocent Afghans, not Daesh terrorists

US Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie confessed that the drone strike in Kabul did not hit the Daesh terrorists, instead, it killed innocent civilians ...
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Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Pakistan, China 'iron brothers and strategic partners': PM Imran Khan

Premier appreciates China's assistance to Pakistan to fight against COVID-19 in meeting with Chinese officials in Dushanbe ...
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Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Offering amnesty will encourage terrorist groups present in Pakistan: Bilawal

PPP chairman takes exception to PM's Khan's decision to pardon terrorist groups, terming it an "insult to victims" ...
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Fri, 17 Sep 2021

China and Russia urge Taliban to keep security promises

Hasty withdrawal of US-led forces had left behind "an open Pandora's box full of problems related to terrorism" in Afghanistan, Putin says ...
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Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Japan's volcano Otake erupts, triggering level-3 alert

Japan issued level-3 alert after volcano Mount Otake started eruptions in Kagoshima prefecture ...
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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

World needs to understand ground realities about Afghanistan: Sheikh Rasheed

Interior Minister discusses issues of Afghan evacuation aid with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi ...
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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

5.4 magnitude shallow earthquake hits Sichuan in China, two dead

The US Geological Survey said the shallow earthquake that hit Sichuan province was 5.4 at the Richter Scale ...
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Thu, 16 Sep 2021

Zalmay Khalilzad reveals story of Kabul fall to Taliban

US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said Ashraf Ghani fled on August 15 - an incident that came as surprise to the top US officials ...
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