9-YR-OLD DALIT GIRL GANG-RAPED AND FORCIBLY CREMATED IN DELHI

Wed 04 August 2021: A nine-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gang-raped, murdered, and cremated by her attackers in the Purana Nangal area of South West Delhi, India, on Sunday evening, reported The Print. Four suspects were arrested Monday — a priest, Radhe Shyam, along with Laxmi Narayan and Kuldeep who worked with the priest, and Salim, […]

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UN SECURITY COUNCIL DOES NOT SUPPORT ‘RESTORATION OF ISLAMIC EMIRATE’

Wed 04 August 2021: The UN Security Council does not support “the restoration of the Islamic Emirate” in Afghanistan , a statement said Tuesday. “The members of the Security Council recognized that a sustainable peace can be achieved only through a comprehensive and inclusive Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process,” said the statement, adding that an inclusive, […]

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AFGHAN CAPITAL KABUL ROCKED BY POWERFUL BLASTS AND GUNFIRE

Tue 03 August 2021: Officials reported powerful blasts followed by sporadic gunfire shook Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, on Tuesday near the heavily defended “Green Zone,” which houses government facilities and foreign embassies. A senior security official said the first blast, which struck just after 8pm local time (15:30 GMT), appeared to have been caused by a […]

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EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE NOT BEEN VACCINATED MAY BE FIRED IN UZBEKISTAN

Tue 03 August 2021: President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan approved legislative amendments on Tuesday that allow firms to fire workers who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19. A bill on the amendments was passed by the parliament last week and entered into force after it was signed by the president and published. “In case an […]

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TALIBAN CAN NOT COUNT ON INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE IF TAKES CONTROL OF AFGHANISTAN BY FORCE- BLINKEN

Tue 03 August 2021: The Taliban would not receive international support if it takes control of Afghanistan by force, according to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The Taliban has embarked on an offense since the US and other foreign troops began their pullout from Afghanistan this spring, with projections showing the group is on […]

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CHINA TO TEST ALL WUHAN RESIDENTS AS COVID-19 RESURGES OVER A YEAR LATER

Tue 03 August 2021: At a press briefing on Tuesday, senior Wuhan official Li Tao stated the city of 11 million people is “swiftly launching comprehensive nucleic acid testing of all residents.” Wuhan, central Chinese city where the coronavirus emerged reported its first local infections in more than a year. A new wave of coronavirus cases […]

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TALIBAN TAKE OVER AFGHAN TV OFFICE IN HELMAND CAPITAL

Mon 02 August 2021: The Taliban seized the office of the national broadcaster in the southwestern Afghan city of Lashkargah where clashes with government forces have intensified, the Tolo news agency reported on Monday, citing sources. Fighting in Lashkargah, the capital of the country’s largest province of Helmand, reportedly intensified on Sunday.   Employees of […]

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MALAYSIA DEPLOYS RIOT POLICE AS OPPOSITION MPS MARCH TO PARLIAMENT

Mon 02 August 2021: Monday’s session was cancelled over COVID infections with the fragile government under pressure over its handling of the pandemic. Opposition members of Malaysia’s parliament were met by riot police and threatened with arrest as they tried to march to the parliament building on Monday amid rising political tension over the government’s […]

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