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India fighting to contain Nipah, a virus deadlier than COVID-19...
A 12-year-old boy has died in India of Nipah, a rare virus that is far deadlier than COVID-19 -- and one that health officials have long feared could start a global pandemic.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-08 03:20 UTC
China stands by mutual defense treaty with North Korea after 60 years...
A bilateral defense treaty between China and North Korea remains in effect, Beijing said ahead of the 60th anniversary of the agreement signing.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-07 17:44 UTC
Iran Hosts High-Level Afghan Peace Talks as Fighting Surges...
Iran has hosted the first significant talks in months between the Taliban and Afghan government representatives.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-07 16:42 UTC
Tajikistan asks Russian-led military bloc to help it deal with Afghan fallout- RIA...
Tajikistan on Wednesday called on members of a Russian-led military bloc to help it deal with security challenges emerging from neighbouring Afghanistan, the RIA news agency reported.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-07 16:41 UTC
Turkey and Russia shut consulates as Taliban advance in Afghanistan...
Turkey and Russia have closed their consulates in the northern Afghanistan city of Mazar-e-Sharif amid Taliban victories nearby.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-07 16:41 UTC
Al Qaeda and Taliban members among thousands of prisoners left under Afghan control in jail next to deserted US air base...
(CNN)Thousands of prisoners -- including senior al Qaeda and Taliban figures -- remain in Afghanistan's Bagram prison under the sole control of Afghan authorities, following the swift departure of US combat troops from the sprawling compound that houses it, Afghan and security officials told CNN
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 20:02 UTC
20,000 Tajikistan troops are ordered to the border to stop Afghanistan soldiers fleeing the Taliban...
More than a thousand Afghan National Army soldiers scarpered over a bridge in the northern province of Badkhshan following clashes with the resurgent jihadists on Sunday. Afghan troops are filmed laying down arms as US general overseeing NATO exit says he's shocked by how quickly they've
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-06 19:51 UTC
Kerala Records Over 12,000 New COVID-19 Cases, 150 Deaths...
Kerala reported 12,787 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the caseload to 28,42,247, while 150 deaths took the count to 12,445.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-23 15:24 UTC
Entire families wiped out by COVID as virus races through rural India...
India's total virus cases swept past 25 million on Tuesday as the country registered more than 260,000 new cases and a record 4,329 deaths in the past 24 hours.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-18 13:46 UTC
1 dead, hundreds take ill: What we know about Eluru mystery disease so far...
Patients who flocked to the Eluru government hospital complained of symptoms of seizures, vomiting, giddiness and severe headache, officials have said. The cause of the sickness is yet to be ascertained.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-12-08 05:42 UTC
Lightning strikes kill over 100 in India during single day...
As monsoon storms rip across India, officials said over 100 people lost their lives in a single day due to lightning strikes, with dozens injured by falling trees and electricity poles. More storms are on the way.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-06-25 20:42 UTC
Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India...
A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, authorities said on Friday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-05-29 14:32 UTC
The violence in Delhi is exploding— at least 10 dead, a mosque burnt, and journalists attacked is making rest of India anxious...
The riot in India's national capital is spiralling out of control. Latest reports indicate that a mob set a mosque on fire and attacked journalists too. The
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 17:22 UTC
Trump seeks presidential moment in rally with 100,000 Indians...
NEW DELHI/NEW YORK -- Even for U.S. President Donald Trump, whose love of big crowds is famous, a crowd of more than 100,000 was a first.In his first
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:31 UTC
Trump Announces Military Deal With India, Expresses Optimism For Trade Pact...
President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will sign an agreement to sell $3 billion worth of U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:12 UTC
Pakistan Rules Out Talks With India Over Kashmir...
Pakistan has ruled out talks with India until India reverses recent controversial actions in the disputed Kashmir territory. Pakistan also turned down India's overflight request for its prime minister's upcoming visit to the United States.Pakistan
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-18 19:29 UTC
Millions fear they will be left stateless as India publishes citizenship register...
What would you do if you suddenly discovered you were not considered a citizen of the country where your family had lived for generations?
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-08-31 00:51 UTC
Pakistan doctor held after more than 400 children test positive for HIV...
Authorities are investigating whether a doctor in the Pakistani district of Larkana deliberately spread HIV. More than 500 people, including 410 children, have been diagnosed with the virus in the past few weeks.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-18 14:05 UTC
Explosions kill at least 138 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday...
No one has claimed responsibility for Sunday's blasts.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-21 14:41 UTC
Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack...
"I want to express my loving closeness to the Christian community, targeted while they were gathered in prayer, and all the victims of such cruel violence," Francis said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-21 14:41 UTC

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