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14 People Killed in Afghanistan Avalanche: Official

14 People Killed in Afghanistan Avalanche: Official

Kabul: At least 14 people were killed following a major avalanche in the Raghistan district in the northeastern province of Badakhshan on Thursday afternoon, local officials said, as reported by Tolo news. Badakhshan governor’s spokesman Nek Mohammad Nazari said five more people were wounded in the avalanche that happened in the Zarandab village in the […]

3 Female Media Workers Shot to Death in Nangarhar

3 Female Media Workers Shot to Death in Nangarhar

Kabul: Mursal Habibi, Saadia and Shahnaz, three female employees of Enikass TV, were killed by unidentified gunmen in two separate attacks in Nangarhar province on Tuesday, said Zalmay Latifi, the head of the TV and radio network according to Tolo news. The first incident took place about 4pm local time in Jalalabad city’s PD1 as […]

Former France President Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption, jailed

Former France President Nicolas Sarkozy convicted of corruption, jailed

New Delhi: In France, Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has been convicted of corruption, All India Radio (AIR) reported Judges found Sarkozy guilty of trying to bribe a judge and of influence-peddling today and sentenced him to three years in jail, with two years suspended, the report said. Sarkozy, who led France from 2007 to 2012, […]

Police files FIR against cricketer Yuvraj Singh

Police files FIR against cricketer Yuvraj Singh

New Delhi: Almost eight months after a complaint was filed against former cricketer Yuvraj Singh, the Haryana Police have lodged an FIR against him for his alleged “casteist remarks” against Dalits, The Indian Express reported The FIR has been lodged on the complaint of a Hansi-based lawyer Rajat Kalsan, who had submitted a complaint to […]

Taliban asks US-led forces not to extend ‘Afghanistan’s occupation’ beyond May

Taliban asks US-led forces not to extend ‘Afghanistan’s occupation’ beyond May

ISLAMABAD: The Afghan Taliban on Saturday cautioned the US-led NATO forces in the war-torn country not to extend their “occupation” beyond May as the insurgent group categorically denied it violated February 29, 2020 Doha accord, Express tribune reported. In a detailed statement issued against the backdrop of reports that the US and NATO forces intend […]

US announces sanctions against Mynamar Army Chief General Hlaing

US announces sanctions against Mynamar Army Chief General Hlaing

New Delhi: The United States has announced a series of executive actions against the military government and people and organisations associated with Feb. 1 coup in Myanmar, All India Radio (AIR) reported. The US department of the Treasury announced sanctions against 10 individuals and 3 entities connected to the military apparatus responsible for the coup […]

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