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Japanese PM Abe resigns over worsening health

Friday, August 28, 2020
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving premier, said on Friday he was resigning because of poor health, ending a stint at the helm of the world’s third-biggest economy during which he sought to revive growth and bolster its defences.

Allowing Nawaz Sharif to visit U.K. for treatment was a ‘mistake’: Pak PM Imran

Friday, August 28, 2020
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Sharif was allowed to leave for London in November last year after the Lahore High Court granted him a four-week permission to go abroad for treatment.

Yet another monsoon spell to bring more rain to Sindh, Balochistan from Saturday: Met

Friday, August 28, 2020
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As Karachi and other parts of Sindh and Balochistan reel from three days of torrential rains that brought life to a virtual halt in many areas, the Met Office on Friday said another monsoon spell was likely to hit the two provinces starting tomorrow.

Coronavirus | UNGA adopts resolution, calls for global cooperation to fight pandemic

Friday, April 3, 2020
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UNSC is yet to discuss the coronavirus outbreak, even as the total number of cases across the world crossed one million.

Coronavirus | Australian PM announces 130bn dollars package to support wages as death toll touch 18

Monday, March 30, 2020
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The package will see the government pay wage subsidies of 1,500 Australian dollars every two weeks per employee to help struggling businesses keep people in work, The Age reported.

Basketball icon Kobe Bryant, teenage daughter among nine killed in helicopter crash

Monday, January 27, 2020
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Basketball icon Kobe Bryant died on Sunday in a helicopter crash in Southern California. He was 41.

Coronavirus: Death toll in China rises to 56, over 600 new cases detected

Sunday, January 26, 2020
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The latest numbers from Hubei, the epicentre of the contagion, puts the nationwide total of confirmed infections at 1,610, based on figures previously released by the Central government.

Niger government revises toll of jihadist attack to 89

Monday, January 13, 2020
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The previous toll given for the attack on the Chinegodar camp on January 9 was 25 soldiers killed.

33 feared dead in suspected Japan animation studio arson

Friday, July 19, 2019
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Police had taken into custody a 41-year-old man who shouted “{You} die!” as he poured what appeared to be gasoline around the studio

Photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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According to the Mexican newspaper 'La Jornada', the intertwined bodies in the photo are those of asylum-seeker Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez, 26, and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria.

China imposes restrictions on Muslims, instructs not to fast during Ramdhan

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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Orders schools to keep Muslim students away from fasting and Masjids

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban imposed after Easter blasts

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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President Maithripala Sirisena ended the blocking of Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube and other popular sites, but asked the public to “act in a responsible manner” on social media,

Sri Lanka’s Defence Secretary resigns following suicide bomb attacks

Thursday, April 25, 2019
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The Easter Sunday bombings on churches and luxury hotels killed at least 359 people and injured about 500.

Indian naval ships arrive, Pakistan to miss Chinese navy’s fleet review

Sunday, April 21, 2019
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China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is celebrating its 70th founding anniversary on April 23 with a grand fleet review.

Christchurch Attacks

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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Declaring March 15 as International Day of Islamophobia

Major fire at chemical warehouse kills 69 in Dhaka, says official

Thursday, February 21, 2019
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The flames raced through four adjoining buildings, which were also used as chemical warehouses.

Iran summons Pakistan envoy over suicide attack

Monday, February 18, 2019
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Tehran seeks action against group responsible for last week’s blast that killed 27

Iranians mark anniversary of victory day in 1979 Islamic revolution

Monday, February 11, 2019
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Tehran’s downtown Enghelab, or Revolution Street, is decorated with huge balloons.