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Pakistan’s Power Tariff Hike Amid Load Shedding and Economic Challenges

1 week 6 days ago

Amidst an ongoing series of crises, the people of Pakistan are increasingly frustrated with the administration’s inability to provide relief from rising power rates, persistent load shedding, and inflation. This frustration was evident when hundreds of residents stormed a grid station in the Sibi region this week, protesting against prolonged power outages. Holding placards and […]

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Pakistan and Iran deport over 2,000 Afghan refugees

1 week 6 days ago

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations reports that more than two thousand Afghan migrants have been expelled from Iran and Pakistan. The ministry stated today, Tuesday, July 9th, in a newsletter, that 2,180 Afghan migrants returned to the country after being expelled by the governments of Pakistan and Iran. According to the newsletter, the expelled […]

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Indonesia announces aid for victims of natural disasters in Afghanistan

1 week 6 days ago

The Indonesian government has announced a donation of $1.04 million to assist the victims of natural disasters in Afghanistan. Indonesian media reported on Tuesday, July 9th, citing officials, that this aid package includes food supplies, medicine, and health kits. According to reports, the purpose of providing this aid is to “enhance the resilience of natural […]

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UNICEF concerned over increase in mental health disorders among children in Afghanistan

1 week 6 days ago

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has expressed concerns over increasing mental health issues among children in Afghanistan, stating that nearly 40% of these children currently face psychological disorders. The agency revealed in a report on Monday, July 8th, 8th, that 24% of children aged five to seventeen have experienced severe anxiety, marking a 10% […]

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Russia’s missile attack on Ukraine leaves over 30 dead

1 week 6 days ago

Ukrainian authorities recently announced that more than 30 people have lost their lives following extensive missile strikes by Russia on a children’s hospital in Kyiv. International media, citing Ukrainian officials, report that these attacks occurred on Mondy, July 8th, targeting a hospital in the capital city. According to Ukrainian authorities, significant portions of this hospital […]

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3 dead in Texas due to storm ‘Elsa’: US NHC

1 week 6 days ago

The National Hurricane Center of the United States (NHC) has reported that at least three people have lost their lives due to the seasonal storm named “Elsa” in the state of Texas. Reuters news agency reported on Tuesday, July 9th, that the storm’s strong winds and heavy rains in southeast Texas have caused financial damages. […]

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UN refugee chief discusses Afghan refugee situation with Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz

1 week 6 days ago

Filippo Grandi, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who arrived in Pakistan two days ago, met with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif of Pakistan to discuss the situation of Afghan refugees hosted by the country. Mr.Grandi wrote on his social media platform X, “@CMShehbaz, thank you for inviting me to discuss the situation of Afghan […]

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Insecurity in Pakistan: German consulate operations in Karachi temporarily suspended

1 week 6 days ago

Pakistani media reported the suspension of German consulate operations in the southern city of Karachi due to security concerns. Ausaf newspaper, in a report published on Monday, July 8th, stated that the German consulate in Karachi has suspended its services for individuals who are not citizens of the European Union (EU). According to a statement […]

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Russia’s deadly attack on children’s hospital in Ukraine prompts emergency UN Security Council meeting

1 week 6 days ago

International media reported on Monday, July 8th, on Russia’s missile attack on a children’s hospital in the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv. As a result of this attack, at least 36 people were killed, and dozens more were injured. This attack, reported as the deadliest Russian attack in recent months, has been met with widespread international […]

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Ministry of Finance stresses 5,000 Afghanis monthly salaries for female civil servants

2 weeks ago

The Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan has issued a directive detailing the implementation of monthly salaries for female civil servants, previously set at 5,000 Afghanis per month by order of the Taliban’s leadership. This directive, dated Sunday, July 7th, instructs relevant departments in provincial administrations to commence the salary scheme for female employees who have […]

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Afghanistan reports surge in Malaria cases

2 weeks ago

The Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health has reported an increase in malaria cases in Afghanistan, with approximately 50,000 incidents recorded in the first six months of the current year. Sharafatzaman Amarkhil, spokesperson for the ministry, stated on Monday, July 8th, that the number of malaria patients has increased by 69% compared to last year in […]

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Over 2,000 Afghan migrants deported from Iran and Pakistan in past 2 days

2 weeks ago

The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations reports that over 2,000 Afghan migrants have been deported and returned from Iran and Pakistan. Today, on Monday, 8 July, the ministry stated in a newsletter that a total of 2,649 Afghan migrants entered the country through various border points after being deported. According to the ministry’s newsletter, those […]

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Afghanistan: Faizabad’s 60-bed maternity hospital shuts down

2 weeks ago

Local sources in Badakhshan province confirm to Khaama Press that the World Health Organization has withdrawn its support from the 60-bed maternity hospital in Fayzabad, resulting in its closure. Engineer Zabihullah Amir, head of information and culture in Badakhshan province, stated on Monday to Khaama Press that the hospital has been unable to operate for […]

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Republican criticism and mounting democratic pressure: will Biden step aside?

2 weeks ago

Joe Biden, the President of the United States, faces serious challenges following his confusion and poor performance in the latest presidential debate. These challenges include criticism from Republican opponents and calls from Democrats for the 81-year-old Biden to step back from continuing the election campaign. In response to concerns within the Democratic Party about what […]

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Over 60 killed in Nepal due to floods and landslides

2 weeks ago

The Ministry of Home Affairs in Nepal has reported that recent floods and landslides in the country have claimed the lives of at least 62 people, with dozens more injured. The ministry stated in a statement released on Sunday, July 7th, that the floods and landslides have also caused significant financial damage and loss of […]

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Canada tops the list of ideal migration destinations, followed by Australia

2 weeks ago

Based on a new data analysis of Google search trends, Canada ranks at the top of the list of countries evaluated as ideal and popular for migration. The research conducted by analysts at “First International Relocations” reveals in The New York Times that after Canada, Australia was the most sought-after destination for migrants in the […]

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Polio Vaccine campaign begins across 23 provinces of Afghanistan

2 weeks ago

The Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan announced on Monday, July 8th, that the Polio Eradication Vaccination Campaign has commenced in 23 provinces nationwide. Shafat Zaman, the Ministry of Public Health spokesperson, stated on Sunday on its social media platform X that this campaign will continue for four days. He emphasized that during this process, […]

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New British Prime Minister affirms Palestinian statehood rights

2 weeks ago

Keir Starmer, the newly appointed Prime Minister of Britain, reiterated the UK’s support for establishing an independent Palestinian state during a recent phone call with Mahmoud Abbas, the head of the Palestinian Authority. The call, which took place on July 7th, highlighted Starmer’s commitment to advancing the Middle East peace process by emphasizing priorities such […]

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Japan allocates $10 million to strengthen private sector in Afghanistan

2 weeks ago

Takayoshi Kurokawa, Japan’s ambassador to Kabul, announced on Sunday, July 7th, a $10 million aid package to strengthen Afghanistan’s private sector. Japan’s contribution of $10 million to the private sector in Afghanistan comes as countries and international organizations, including the United Nations, emphasized support for the private sector at the Third Doha Meeting. The Japanese […]

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Left-wing parties surprisingly lead in French elections

2 weeks ago

According to recent polls, the left-wing coalition “New Popular Front” is leading in France’s second round of parliamentary elections, surpassing the right-wing “National Rally” to secure the most seats. Preliminary estimates suggest the “New Popular Front” coalition will secure between 172 to 192 seats, with centrist parties led by Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche and the […]

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