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Over three thousand Afghan migrants expelled from Iran and Pakistan

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As the expulsion of Afghan migrants from Iran and Pakistan continues, the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations of Afghanistan has reported the expulsion of more than three thousand Afghan migrants from Pakistan and Iran. The ministry announced Monday, June 10, in a press release that 2,774 Afghan migrants were expelled from Iran and 911 from […]

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BRICS foreign ministers convene in Russia

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Following the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2024) in Russia, the country’s media reported on the commencement of the annual meeting of the foreign ministers of the BRICS member countries in Nizhny Novgorod. Russia’s TASS news agency reported on Monday, June 10, that the foreign ministers of the BRICS member countries, including China and India, […]

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EU Parliamentary Election Aftershocks

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The initial results of the European parliamentary elections, which indicate a decline in ruling parties across member countries, have caused political aftershocks in the EU nations. Preliminary analysis shows that the centre-right European People’s Party (EPP) has retained its majority with 188 seats. However, the political tremors are due to the decline of ruling parties […]

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Gunman attack bus in Kashmir, India, killing 10

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Indian officials have announced that at least 10 people were killed and 33 others injured when armed assailants shot at a bus carrying pilgrims in Kashmir. Al Jazeera, citing Indian officials, reported that the incident occurred on the evening of Sunday, June 9, in the Reasi district of Jammu, Kashmir. According to the report, the […]

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Uzbekistan provides 50 scholarships for Afghan students: Taliban official

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The Taliban’s Ministry of Higher Education announced on Sunday that Uzbekistan has offered 50 scholarships to Afghan students. On Sunday, June 9, the Ministry of Higher Education reported a meeting between Lutfullah Khairkhwah, the ministry’s academic deputy, and Yadgar Khoja Shadmanov, Uzbekistan’s ambassador to Kabul. The ministry’s statement mentioned that the meeting discussed resolving issues […]

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Al-Qaeda leader urges supporter to go to Afghanistan for military training: Long War Journal

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The Long War Journal reported, citing an article by Saif al-Adel, believed to be the current leader of al-Qaeda, that the group has called on its supporters worldwide to migrate to Afghanistan for military training and experience. According to the report, Saif al-Adel wrote the article under the pseudonym Salim al-Sharif, titled “Gaza: An Existential […]

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Pakistan urges US to maintain balanced ties with South Asian countries

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Pakistan’s ambassador to Washington, Masood Khan, urged the United States to maintain balanced relations with South Asian countries. In his speech at an American think tank, Khan asked Washington not to “align too closely with India.” The state-run Pakistani news agency reported on Sunday, June 9, that the ambassador stated that equal and balanced relations […]

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Nearly 1,000 bodies, including dozens of Afghans, discovered in Iran

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According to the report, citing a police official, at least 942 unidentified bodies were found in Iran in 2023. The Iranian newspaper Etemad, citing its sources, said that among these, 83 unidentified bodies belonged to Afghan citizens. It was mentioned that 40% of the unidentified bodies are not claimed by families due to poverty, while […]

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Macron dissolves French parliament, calls snap election after EU vote defeat

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Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, dissolved the French Parliament to hold early elections following unexpected results in the European Parliament elections. On Sunday, June 9, after the significant success of right-wing parties in the European Parliament elections in France, Macron dissolved the French Parliament for early elections. In a brief televised statement, Macron announced […]

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7 Pakistani soldiers killed in explosion in Lakki Marwat

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Pakistani media have reported that as a result of a homemade bomb thrown at a vehicle carrying Pakistani forces, seven soldiers were killed. According to the Express Tribune, the attack took place late Sunday, June 9, in the Lakki Marwat area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. The Pakistani army also added in a statement that the […]

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Israeli war cabinet minister Benny Gantz quits Netanyahu’s government

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Benny Gantz, a senior member of Israel’s war cabinet, has resigned due to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans regarding the Gaza war. Gantz announced his resignation during a press conference on Sunday, June 9, and urged Netanyahu to hold early general elections as soon as possible. Following Gantz’s resignation, the Israeli Prime Minister called for […]

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WHO warns of rising maternal and child mortality in Afghanistan

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The World Health Organization has reported that 24 mothers and 167 children die daily across Afghanistan. The organization released a report on Sunday, June 9, stating that an additional $352 million is needed to combat the serious risk of maternal mortality. According to the WHO, these mothers and children lose their lives due to preventable […]

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Concerns Raised Over Gilgit-Baltistan Land Leasing to Military Subsidiary

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The Gilgit-Baltistan government has leased 37 rest houses and forest sites to Green Pakistan Tourism, a subsidiary of the Pakistani military. The properties, including 20 buildings owned by the Communication and Works Department, have been rented for Rs 7 lakh per month, while 17 properties spanning 450 acres from the Forest Department have been leased […]

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New case of Polio reported in Pakistan

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The Pakistan Health Department has reported the registration of the fifth new case of polio in Quetta city of Balochistan. According to Dawn News Pakistan, the National Health Department Islamabad registered this new case yesterday in the “Kanaragather” area of Quetta. The National Health Department of Pakistan stated that this is the fifth case of […]

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Iran announces six approved candidates for June 28 Presidential elections

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The list of qualified candidates for the Iranian presidential election was announced on Sunday, June 9. The Guardian Council confirmed the eligibility of six candidates: Mostafa Pourmohammadi, Massoud Pezeshkian, Amirhossein Ghazizadeh, Alireza Zakani, Saeed Jalili, and Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf. Consequently, some of the most prominent figures who had contested these elections faced disqualification by the […]

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Narendra Modi takes oath for third term as India’s Prime Minister

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Narendra Modi made history today by taking the oath of office for a third consecutive term as Prime Minister, matching the record set by India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, for three electoral victories. Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has ruled over India for the past decade, but this time, it couldn’t secure a […]

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MSF urges end to dangerous migrations routes to Europe

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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls for an end to dangerous migration routes to Europe and reports the discovery of 11 asylum seekers’ bodies near the coast of Libya after over 9 hours of search operations. The organization stated on Sunday, June 9, that the bodies of these migrants were handed over to the Italian Coast […]

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China and Pakistan call for inclusive government in Afghanistan

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China and Pakistan, following a meeting between their leaders, have issued a joint statement stating that international efforts to engage with the Taliban should pave the way for the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan. Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif, and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Beijing yesterday, Sunday, June 8. After their […]

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Putin’s daughters speak at St. Petersburg Economic Forum

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The St. Petersburg Economic Forum, held annually in Vladimir Putin’s hometown, Russia, made headlines this year with the presence and detailed speeches of Putin’s daughters about bioeconomics and the role of the defense industry in maintaining Russia’s technological independence. According to The Guardian, Maria Vorontsova, Putin’s 39-year-old daughter, introduced herself as a genetic research scientist. […]

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US resumes humanitarian aid to Gaza via repaired pier

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The United States announced the refurbishment of the floating port, which had been damaged by a storm some time ago, stating that the process of aiding Gaza through this floating port has resumed. The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) stated in a statement released yesterday that the assistance process has resumed through this vessel since […]

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