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Israeli jets bomb Houthi targets in Yemen in retaliatory strike

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One day after the Houthi drone attack on Tel Aviv, the Israeli military carried out a retaliatory strike against Houthi targets in the port city of Hodeidah on the Red Sea coast. International media reported on Sunday, July 21, citing the Yemeni Ministry of Health, that at least three people were killed and 87 others […]

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40 countries seek membership in BRICS ahead of 2024 summit

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Foreign media have reported an unexpected surge in interest from countries wanting to join BRICS, with 40 nations expressing their desire to become members in 2024. BRICS News, in a report published early this Sunday, June 21, noted that the number of countries expressing interest in joining the BRICS coalition is rapidly increasing ahead of […]

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New Polio case reported in Balochistan, Pakistan

1 day 9 hours ago

Pakistani officials have reported the ninth case of polio in Balochistan province since March 2024. Malik Mukhtar Ahmad, Prime Minister of Pakistan’s Coordinator for Health Services, announced on Sunday, July 21, that a new polio case was identified in an 18-month-old child in the Zhob district of Balochistan. He described the identification of this seventh […]

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Bangladesh announces public days amid widespread student protests

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Foreign media have reported that the Bangladeshi government has declared Sunday and Monday as public holidays to manage widespread protests across the country. At the same time, Bangladeshi military forces have been patrolling various areas of Dhaka, the capital city, since this morning. According to reports, the situation in Bangladesh remains tense due to several […]

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Russia and Afghanistan businesses switch from dollar to ruble, and Afghani

2 days 9 hours ago

Russia and Afghanistan are abandoning the dollar in mutual settlements, switching to rubles and Afghanis, according to Russian Ambassador to Afghanistan Dmitry Zhirnov. “Russia and Afghanistan are under unilateral illegitimate sanctions, and moving away from the dollar is one of the options,” Zhirnov said, as reported by TASS news agency. He added that Afghanistan still […]

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US Commission launches inquiry into Afghanistan war

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A coterie of former US government officials and academics began an extensive examination of America’s 20-year war in Afghanistan on Friday. “Today we make history,” said Shamila N. Chaudhary, co-chair of the Afghanistan War Commission, as reported by the Washington Post. Congress tasks the 16-member bipartisan panel to determine what went wrong and what US […]

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University entrance exam results to be announced tomorrow

2 days 10 hours ago

The National Examination Authority of Afghanistan has set the final date for announcing the results of the current solar year 1403 nationwide university entrance exam (Kankor) for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21. In a statement released on Saturday, July 20, on the social media platform X, the authority announced that the 1403 Kankor results will be […]

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Over 4,000 Afghan refugees deported from Iran and Pakistan in three days

2 days 10 hours ago

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation reports that over the past three days, more than 4,233 Afghan refugees have been expelled from Iran and Pakistan. In a statement released on Saturday, July 20, the ministry stated that from July 17 to July 19, over four thousand Afghan refugees were forcibly and voluntarily returned to the […]

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New drug slows ageing in lab mice successfully

2 days 10 hours ago

Combating ageing and physical decline, once deemed inevitable, has now been reduced to a treatable issue with a new drug developed by scientists. Researchers state that their experimental drug extends the lifespan of middle-aged mice by up to 25% and could have a similar impact on humans. Scientists from the Medical Research Council Laboratory of […]

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Mass Deportation: Over 800,000 Afghan refugees return from Iran and Pakistan in three months

2 days 10 hours ago

Amid ongoing concerns about the mass expulsion of Afghan refugees from Iran and Pakistan, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has reported that 858,175 migrants returned to Afghanistan during April, May, and June of this year. In a recently released report, the IOM highlighted the increase in migrations due to poverty, unemployment, and insecurity, as […]

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UN provides cash aid to nearly 100,000 Afghan refugees from Pakistan

2 days 12 hours ago

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced that since September 15, 2023, it has provided cash assistance to 98,900 Afghan refugees who have returned from Pakistan. In a report released on Friday, July 19, the organization stated that it distributed $700 in cash assistance to returning families and $350 to single individuals in […]

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Explosion in Parwan province kills 2, injures 6

2 days 12 hours ago

Local authorities in Parwan province report that an explosion at a “Sara-e-Kohna” market in the provincial capital has resulted in two deaths and six injuries. Fazl-ur-Rahim Maskinyar, spokesperson for the police command in Parwan, stated in a press release that the incident occurred on Saturday, July 20, on the New Road in the first security […]

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ICJ declares Israel settlements in the West Bank illegal

2 days 12 hours ago

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has, for the first time, responded to Israel’s settlement activities in the West Bank and the occupation of Palestinian territories, issuing a “non-binding” ruling that urges Tel Aviv to stop seizing Palestinian lands. In a statement released on Friday, July 20, the ICJ declared Israel’s decades-long efforts to seize […]

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Bangladesh protest death toll surpasses 100

2 days 12 hours ago

International media reports indicate that the death toll from student anti-government protests in Bangladesh has risen to 105, with hundreds more injured. On Friday, July 19, Agence France-Presse reported that dissatisfied students attacked a prison, freeing hundreds of inmates in the city of Narsingdi and setting the facility on fire. The student anti-government protests in […]

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Third anniversary of US Afghanistan withdrawal fuels election rhetoric

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The third anniversary of the “catastrophic” U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan coincides with election rhetoric in the United States. Donald Trump, who is 78 years old and just three years younger than his 81-year-old opponent, Joe Biden, has been seriously campaigning for about a month. In his campaign, Trump repeatedly mocks Biden from three angles, which […]

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Amnesty International calls for investigation into attack on protesters in Pakistan

2 days 17 hours ago

Amnesty International has condemned the shooting by Pakistani forces at protesters in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, as a violation of the right to peaceful assembly under international law, human rights, and Pakistan’s constitution. The organization on Saturday, July 20, denounced the attack on demonstrators in the Bannu region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, in a published report. […]

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Bangladesh Quota Protest: Violent clashes in Dhaka, 39 dead, Govt TV building set ablaze

3 days 9 hours ago

The death toll in violent clashes between protesting students and security forces in Bangladesh has risen to 39. Media reports indicate that protesters set fire to the government television building, resulting in its broadcasts being cut off. According to reports, hundreds have been injured due to tear gas and plastic bullets fired by the police. […]

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Turkish Agency donates medical equipment to Herat cancer ward

3 days 9 hours ago

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) has made a significant contribution to the Herat Regional Hospital’s cancer ward, donating medical facilities and equipment valued at $55,000. According to TIKA officials, this donation includes approximately 40 items, such as medicines, medical equipment, and facilities essential for cancer treatment. The Consul General of Turkey in Herat […]

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Seven injured in explosion at Shia ceremony in Sar-e-Pol, Afghanistan

3 days 10 hours ago

According to reports, seven individuals were injured in an explosion caused by a grenade blast during the Muharram ceremony at the Imamzadeh Yahya shrine in central Sar-e-pol province. Local residents stated that an unidentified individual threw a grenade near the ceremony before sunset on Friday, July 19th. As a result of this explosion, seven individuals […]

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Former President Trump criticizes Biden over implementation of Afghanistan withdrawal plan

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Former US President Donald Trump criticized President Joe Biden’s handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal plan, claiming it was poorly executed. Speaking at the Republican National Convention, Trump labeled the manner of US withdrawal from Afghanistan as a “disaster” and a “humiliation” for the nation. Trump highlighted the casualties suffered during the pullout, noting that 13 […]

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