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Koreas to mark Pyongyang summit anniversary

Koreas to mark Pyongyang summit anniversary

Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) South and North Korea will on Saturday commemorate the second anniversary of their Pyongyang summit deal, amid a stalemate in bilateral ties and denuclearization talksAlso due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there was no major official ceremony planned to mark the September 19 Pyongya...

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Nepal to receive its first wide gauge railway engine, coaches today

Nepal to receive its first wide gauge railway engine, coaches today

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 18 (ANI): Two sets of railways including engine and coaches to revive railway connection between Jayanagar in India and Kurtha in Janakpur, Nepal are set to be delivered on Friday.Balaram Mishra, Director General of Department of Railways, said the set will be delivered ...

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Nepal to receive its first wide gauge railway engine, coaches today

Nepal to receive its first wide gauge railway engine, coaches today

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 18 (ANI): Two sets of railways including engine and coaches to revive railway connection between Jayanagar in India and Kurtha in Janakpur, Nepal are set to be delivered on Friday.Balaram Mishra, Director General of Department of Railways, said the set will be delivered ...

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US Embassy in Afghanistan warns of extremists' attacks on women

US Embassy in Afghanistan warns of extremists' attacks on women

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Embassy in Afghanistan has issued a security alert for its citizens, warning about an increased risk of attacks on women by the extremist organisations."The US Embassy in Kabul warns US citizens that extremist organisations continue to plan att...

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Russia registers 5,905 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Russia registers 5,905 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has registered 5,905 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours (5,762 yesterday), which brings the cumulative total to 1,091,186, the country's coronavirus response centre said on Friday."Over the past 24 hours, Russia has confirmed 5,905 COVID-19 cases ...

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Mirpur activist at UNHRC says people want freedom from Pakistan

Mirpur activist at UNHRC says people want freedom from Pakistan

Geneva/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) A prominent rights activist from Mirpur at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva said that people in Pakistan occupied Jammu & Kashmir (PoJK) were desperate to get freedom and join the Indian union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.At the eighth meeting of 45t...

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B'desh to halt Covid-19 services in 12 hospitals

B'desh to halt Covid-19 services in 12 hospitals

Dhaka, Sep 18 (IANS) Covid-19 services will be halted in 12 hospitals across Bangladesh due to the lack of patients, according to the Directorate General of Health Services.The remark was made by the Directorate in a letter dated August 27 to Health Secretary Md Abdul Mannan, bdnews24 reported on Th...

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Doha talks will be difficult, tough decisions needed: Abdullah

Doha talks will be difficult, tough decisions needed: Abdullah

Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation, has said that the talks between government and the Taliban will be difficult, stating that the Afghan team will face issues that will require hard decisions to be made. "I don't say that these...

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16 more educational institutions closed in Pak

16 more educational institutions closed in Pak

Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 16 more educational institutions in Pakistan were closed in the last 24 hours due to non-compliance of health guidelines or standard operating procedures amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Friday.Of the 16, 13 were i...

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Biden says Trump trusted less than Russia's Putin, China's Xi because of COVID-19

Biden says Trump trusted less than Russia's Putin, China's Xi because of COVID-19

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday that US President Donald Trump Administration's way of handling the coronavirus outbreak in the United States was one of the reasons he was trusted by fewer foreigners than Russian President ...

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