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Daily Archives: August 11, 2018

Taliban attack in Afghanistan: Heavy fighting underway in Ghazni; one soldier killed, 7 injured

Ghazni (afghanistan), Aug 10 (AFP): Taliban militants have launched an attack on an Afghan provincial capital and heavy fighting is underway as security forces...

India, Afghanistan discuss development projects

Kabul, Aug 10 (PTI) India and Afghanistan have discussed several ongoing development projects spread over varied areas of cooperation such as capacity building, infrastructure,...

Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

Seoul, Aug 10 (PTI): The rival Koreas plan to hold high-level talks on Monday to prepare for the third summit between their leaders, as...

Thai citizenship means ‘dream of brighter future’ for cave rescue boys, says UN Refugee...

United Nations, Aug 10 (PTI): The decision of the Thailand government to grant citizenship to three of the boys recently rescued after being trapped...

President Donald Trump’s parents become US citizens using ‘chain migration’

New York, Aug 10 (PTI): President Donald Trump’s Slovenian in-laws became US citizens yesterday through “chain migration”, a programme he has repeatedly denounced, in...

Kiwiland goes eco-friendly! New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

Wellington, Aug 10 (PTI): New Zealand became the latest country today to outlaw single-use plastic shopping bags, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying they...

War-torn Syria recorded 68,000 deaths in 2017: Registry chief

Beirut, Aug 10 (AFP): Syria’s civil registries recorded 68,000 deaths in the war-torn country in 2017, pro-regime daily Al-Watan reported its head as saying...

Puerto Rico: 1,400 died from Hurricane Maria but toll still at 64

San Juan, Aug 10 (AP): Puerto Rico is estimating in a report to Congress that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people, though an...

Greece forest fire: Blaze brings toll to 93, PM pledges to overhaul the national...

Athens, Aug 10 (AP): The prime minister of Greece pledged Thursday to overhaul the national disaster response agency as authorities publicly named the people...


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