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Donald Trump officially nominated as Republican candidate for US presidential election

6 days 16 hours ago

Donald Trump was officially nominated as the Republican Party’s candidate for the 2024 U.S. elections on the first day of the national convention in Milwaukee. He selected JD Vance, a Republican senator from Ohio, as his running mate. Trump wrote on his social media account, Truth Social, stating, “JD will continue to fight for the […]

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Iranian media report explosion near Shah Cheragh shrine in Shiraz

6 days 16 hours ago

Iranian media outlets reported hearing the sound of an explosion at the Shah Cheragh Shrine in Shiraz. Videos showing civilians fleeing near the shrine, previously targeted by ISIS, have been circulating. According to the ILNA news agency, people have taken shelter on rooftops out of fear. However, some official sources have denied any explosion. ISNA […]

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Taliban shuts down Kabul telecom network during Ashura

6 days 17 hours ago

Simultaneous with the observance of Ashura ceremonies, reports indicate that the Taliban have completely shut down all telecommunications networks in Kabul, the capital city. According to the reports, Taliban forces have also blocked all roads in western Kabul, claiming to ensure security. The telecommunications networks have been down in Kabul since Tuesday morning, according to […]

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Pakistan plans to ban Imran Khan’s party, file treason case

6 days 17 hours ago

Pakistan is planning to take drastic legal action against former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s political party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), as announced by Information Minister Attaullah Tarar on Monday. Tarar stated that the government intends to ban PTI, citing proven allegations of illegal foreign funding and rioting by its supporters targeting military installations last year, according […]

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7 civilians injured in militant attack on NW Pakistan Cantonment

6 days 17 hours ago

Security forces in northwestern Pakistan successfully thwarted a militant attack near a military cantonment on Monday, resulting in injuries to seven civilians, according to local reports citing police sources. The militants attempted to breach the high-security cantonment area by detonating an explosive-laden vehicle on the road leading to the outer wall, connecting it with a […]

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Storms in Eastern Afghanistan kill 35, injure 230

6 days 19 hours ago

Heavy rains and hail struck Jalalabad city and surrounding districts in Nangarhar province on Monday, resulting in the loss of at least 35 lives and leaving over 230 people injured. Officials from Nangarhar’s Department of Information and Culture confirmed the death toll, reporting that the deceased and injured have been transported to Nangarhar Central Hospital […]

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Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Iran reopens

6 days 19 hours ago

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan announced that its embassy in Iran has resumed operations at a new address. According to Mehr News Agency, citing the AzNews website, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated on Monday, July 15th, that the embassy of Azerbaijan in Tehran has officially commenced its activities at […]

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Indian FM: People-to-people ‘Foundation’ of Afghanistan ties

6 days 19 hours ago

India’s Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar emphasized the foundational role of people-to-people connections in India’s relationship with Afghanistan during an interview with Kazinform News Agency in Astana, Kazakhstan. He underscored India’s commitment to supporting Afghan people through humanitarian aid, including food, essential medicines, and pesticides. Jaishankar highlighted the historical ties between India and Afghanistan, noting that […]

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Spain strikes late to secure record fourth Euro Crown

6 days 20 hours ago

Spain’s Mikel Oyarzabal sealed their dominant Euro 2024 campaign with a late goal, securing a 2-1 victory over England in the final, marking Spain’s record fourth title and England’s second consecutive final defeat. Oyarzabal’s decisive goal came in the 86th minute, capping off a swift counter-attack after England had managed to equalize earlier in the […]

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Iranian-origin woman appointed education minister of UAE

6 days 20 hours ago

Sarah Amiri, an Iranian-origin woman, has been appointed Minister of Education in the United Arab Emirates. This appointment was announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Prime Minister of the UAE, in a post on his social media platform on Sunday, July 14th. Prior to this role, Ms. Amiri served as the head […]

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The “Occupation” of the Tourism Industry in Gilgit-Baltistan: An In-Depth Analysis

6 days 23 hours ago

In the wake of public unrest over rising wheat prices in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, the government of Pakistan has introduced new measures to assert its influence in the area, potentially at the cost of the local population’s economic freedom. Following recommendations from the Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC), the government has established a new government-owned […]

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UN: Nearly 60% of Afghan migrants from Pakistan repatriated ‘forcibly’

1 week ago

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reports that over the past six months, 20,802 Afghan migrants have returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan, including 15,563 who returned voluntarily and 5,239 who were compelled to do so. According to a report released by the UNHCR on Sunday, July 14, from January 1 to July 13, […]

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India’s energy diplomacy amid Iran’s new reformist presidency

1 week ago

Written By: Dr. K Vinay Kumar and Chandrakanth Gupta work at Maharashtra National Law, Aurangabad. As Iranians voted for reforms by electing former health minister and reformist candidate Masoud Pezeshkian as president, the turnout was lower, but the majority voted for reformist change over the status quo. Masoud Pezeshkian was the sole reformist candidate among […]

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Explosion reported in Badghis province, Afghanistan

1 week ago

Local authorities in Badghis province have confirmed an explosion in Qala-e-Naw, the provincial capital, stating that no casualties resulted from the incident. The security command of the Taliban in Badghis issued a statement reporting that the suspicious firing of a rocket caused today’s explosion, Monday, July 15th. According to the statement, an unidentified individual launched […]

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Explosion among football fans in Somalia kills 5, injures 20

1 week ago

International media reported that following a car bomb explosion during a Euro 2024 football match viewing in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, five people were killed, and 20 others were injured. Reuters on Monday, July 15th, reported that the incident occurred last night at a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. According to the report, nearby buildings, including those […]

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Pakistan and Iran deport nearly 2,000 Afghan migrants

1 week ago

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations announced the expulsion of nearly two thousand Afghan migrants from Iran and Pakistan, continuing the trend of deportations. On Monday, July 15th, the ministry issued a newsletter stating that a total of 1,614 Afghan migrants were expelled from Iran and Pakistan in a single day. According to the ministry’s […]

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Chinese and Russian navies conducted joint drills

1 week ago

China’s official news agency Xinhua reported that Chinese and Russian naval forces conducted a joint exercise in the South China Sea. According to the agency, China’s Ministry of Defense stated in a press release that the forces of both countries conducted joint patrols in the western and northern Pacific Ocean. The Chinese Ministry of Defense […]

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Man in Germany commits suicide after killing his mother and son

1 week ago

German media have reported that a man in the state of Baden-Württemberg severely wounded his wife and daughter after murdering his mother and son before taking his own life with a gunshot. According to reports, the incident occurred on Sunday, July 14th, in the district of Laupheim in Albshausen, southwest Germany. Authorities in Germany stated […]

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Trump seeks to expoit assassination attempt for political gain

1 week ago

American media reports have termed the unsuccessful assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump as a “historic moment,” a brief instance where Trump narrowly escaped death. Had he not moved a few millimetres just seconds before the shooting, this historic moment could have turned into a tragedy for America. The Wall Street Journal, in an […]

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WFP identifies greenhouse gas emissions as a climate change factor

1 week ago

The World Food Programme emphasizes that Afghanistan is the sixth most climate-vulnerable country globally, with greenhouse gas emissions recognized as a contributing factor. On Sunday, July 14th, via its X page, the organisation stated that deadly floods in northern Afghanistan over the past two months have catalysed climate change impacts. According to the World Food […]

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