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Over 1,000 reported dead as 5.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan

At least 1,000 people have been reported dead and hundreds injured yesterday after a powerful 5.9 magnitude earthquake rocked Afghanistan.

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Canada-based NRI wanted in Jagdish drug case dies of cardiac arrest

Ranjit Singh Aujla alias Dara Muthada, a Canada-based NRI who was wanted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the multi-crore Jagdish...

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Expat living: Hong Kong most expensive city to live in; Singapore stays 13th

Singapore retained its ranking as the 13th most expensive city globally for expats, according to global research firm ECA International.

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More nations condemn Prophet remarks; Kuwait supermarket pulls Indian products

Supermarket in Kuwait pulled down Indian products from its shelves to protest the derogatory comments by BJP leader Nupur Sharma about the...

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28-year-old Indian goes missing on Azerbaijan trip; family seeks help

A solo trip by a 28-year-old Indian man turned into a nightmare for his loved ones after he has remained missing for over two weeks now in...

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Saudi Arabia sets travel curbs for India, 15 other nations amid COVID spike

Saudi Arabia has announced restrictions for those of its citizens travelling to India and 15 other countries after resurgence in COVID...

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Sri Lanka lifts emergency curbs after two weeks

The Sri Lankan government has removed state of emergency curbs, nearly two weeks after it was imposed amid economic and anti-government...

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Sri Lanka PM Rajapaksa resigns as protests escalate; President declares emergency

Amid ongoing protests and allegations of violence, Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned from his post today.

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Macron begins second term as France President amid protests

Global News: People in France took to the streets after Emmanuel Macron was re-elected as the country’s President for the second term.

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Despite last-ball struggle, Imran Khan becomes first Pakistan PM to lose no-trust vote

Despite a day full of delays, filibustering and political controversy, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan became the nation's first premier...

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Nepal PM pays obeisance to Varanasi shrines during his India visit

Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba was welcomed by UP CM Yogi Adityanath during his visit to Varanasi.

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Pakistan President dissolves Assembly as opposition parties protest; Imran Khan de-notified as PM

Imran Khan has been denotified as the prime minister of Pakistan. The denotification comes after the deputy speaker of the National Assembly...

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US declares Rohingya’s year-long repression in Myanmar a genocide

Joe Biden administration has declared the year-long repression of the Rohingya Muslim population in Myanmar a 'genocide', US officials said.

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Closure of three Canadian colleges leaves Indian students in the lurch

Indian students were left in a vulnerable and unsupported position after the sudden closure of three private colleges in Canada’s Montreal...

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Former journalist Marc Lourdes dies in a road accident in Kota Baru, Malaysia

Former journalist Marc Lourdes passed on in a fatal accident yesterday. 40-year-old Marc left behind his wife and his mother.

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India makes one-week stay at home must for all international arrivals

India has amended its travel rules for all the international passengers arriving in the country, making seven-day home quarantine mandatory...

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WHO head warns that Omicron may be less severe but not mild

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that the Covid’s Omicron strain may be less severe as compared to Delta, but should not be...

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Kazakhstan enforces emergency after clashes over rise in fuel prices

Kazakhstan has imposed a state of emergency across the country after protests flared up into clashes over rising fuel prices, that witnessed...

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WHO still recommending 14-day COVID quarantine: Report

Breaking News: The World Health Organisation (WHO) still recommends a 14-day quarantine, an official from the organisation told a press...

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New COVID strain IHU has more mutations than Omicron

France has detected a COVID variant named IHU, which scientists said that it has more mutations than the Omicron variant.

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'Tsunami' of Omicron cases worldwide set to overwhelm healthcare systems: WHO chief

A COVID variant-driven "tsunami" threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems across the world, the WHO said yesterday as data showed cases...

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Too soon to tell if Omicron worse than Delta: WHO

A World Health Organisation official stated that the organisation does not yet have enough data on the new Omicron variant of the...

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Reasons why you should join the OnMilwaukee OnVacay trip to Mexico

You should consider packing your bags and travelling to Mexico with OnMilwaukee.

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Singapore world's second most expensive city to live in; Tel Aviv tops the list

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), Singapore has become the world's second most expensive city to live in. Tel Aviv is the world's most...

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