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European Union approves coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer

European Union  approves coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer

New Delhi, December 22: European Union has approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, All India Radio reported. The first phase of the 27-nation bloc’s mass vaccination programme to begin later this week. The EU’s executive commission gave the green light just hours after the European Medicines Agency said the vaccine meets safety […]

Nine killed in Kabul explosion

Nine killed in Kabul explosion

Kabul, December 20: An explosion rocked Kabul city on Sunday morning, Kabul police headquarters confirmed. Security sources told news agency TOLOnews that at least 9 people have been killed and six others were wounded in the explosion in PD5 of the city. The explosion happened in Spin Kalay square in PD5 of the city. The […]

Six Afghan Soldiers Killed in Attack: Official

Six Afghan Soldiers Killed in Attack: Official

Kabul, December 19: Six members of Afghan Public Protection Force were killed and four more were wounded in a Taliban attack on their outpost in Qala-e-Naw, the center of Badghis province, on Saturday, said Abdul Aziz Bek, the head of Badghis provincial council.  The incident happened near the Herat-Badghis highway, he said. Badghis governor Hesamuddin […]

China, Russia aim to enhance strategic mutual trust

China, Russia aim to enhance strategic mutual trust

Srinagar, December 17: China and Russia have signed a Protocol to extend an agreement between the two countries on notifications of launches of ballistic missiles and space missile carriers on Tuesday, DD news reported. The validity of the Agreement will be extended for another 10 years. As per a statement from Chinese Defense Ministry, both […]

13 security personals killed in Afghanistan attack

13 security personals killed in Afghanistan attack

Kabul, Dec 16: At least 13 security force members were killed and four others were wounded in Taliban attacks in northern Baghlan province on Tuesday night, local officials said on Wednesday.  The attack took place in the Wazir Abad and Neeyazullah area in Pul-e-Khumri city, capital of the province. The Taliban attacked two security outposts, […]

US slaps financial sanctions and travel ban against 14 Chinese officials

US slaps financial sanctions and travel ban against 14 Chinese officials

New Delhi, December 08: United States has slapped financial sanctions and travel ban against 14 Chinese officials for undermining the autonomy of Hong Kong, AIR reported. According to the US State Department, the sanctions were imposed against members of the Chinese parliament’s standing committee. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said, Beijing’s unrelenting assault against […]