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Six Indians abducted in Afghanistan

Six Indians abducted in Afghanistan

A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration center killed at least 14 people and wounded 33, officials said on Sunday. Baser Bena, spokesman for the provincial police chief, also confirmed the attack in Khost city, the provincial capital. Afghan security forces, following counter-offensive and fierce fighting, have evicted Taliban militants and recaptured Kohistan district in the northern Badakhshan province, provincial police spokesman ...


Orwellian nonsense: US warns China, says stop threatening American citizens

Orwellian nonsense: US warns China, says stop threatening American citizens

The harshly worded statement comes as a high-level trade delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin returned from negotiations in China. Taiwan is China's most sensitive territorial issue, with China considering the self-ruled, democratic island a loose cannon in terms of its providence with former European colonies Hong Kong and Macau now part of China but running separately.


North Korea adjusts time zone to match South's

North Korea adjusts time zone to match South's

Trump and the North Korean chief are attributable to meet within the subsequent few weeks. Tensions have run high between the two men over the previous year, with both leaders trading threats of war and colourful personal insults that sparked global concern.


Lebanon holds 1st parliamentary elections in 9 Decades

Lebanon holds 1st parliamentary elections in 9 Decades

But some other voters were sceptical the election signalled an improvement in Lebanon's political climate. According to media reports, the last elections in the country were held in 2009, for what was supposed to be a four-year term. I think that if we look at what is happening around us and how Lebanon is holding democratic elections, we see that the country is fine", he said."Every Lebanese citizen must vote to perform their national duty and vote for whomever they want.


Pakistani girl's photo features in Bihar booklets, CM orders probe

Pakistani girl's photo features in Bihar booklets, CM orders probe

Sudhir Kumar-the district coordinator of " Swachh Bharat " campaign said that it is a serious mistake and was not identified earlier. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered an inquiry into the incident, news agency ANI reported. A senior official of the district, who has been supervising the distribution, said about 4,000 such booklets were printed. He said that efforts were on to withdraw the notebooks, if they were still being used by the students, and action will be taken against ...