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68% lost jobs in Dhaka, Chittagong due to Covid-19

68% lost jobs in Dhaka, Chittagong due to Covid-19

Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Around 68 per cent of the people who were working in Bangladesh's urban areas of Dhaka and Chittagong have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new World Bank report has revealed.The rate of the job losses was 76 per cent in the capital, while it was 59 per cent in...

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Friends of Canada-India, others hold protest against China in Vancouver for release of 2 detained Canadians

Friends of Canada-India, others hold protest against China in Vancouver for release of 2 detained Canadians

Vancouver [Canada], September 28 (ANI): Friends of Canada-India along with seven other organisations held a protest against China in front of the Chinese Consulate Office in Vancouver on Sunday (local time) for the release of two detained Canadians in China, to resist CCP, to oppose China's new Hong...

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Taliban attacks 24 Afghan provinces in a day

Taliban attacks 24 Afghan provinces in a day

Kabul, Sep 28 (IANS) The Afghan Ministry of Defence has said the Taliban staged attacks in 24 provinces of the country in the past 24 hours.The provinces are Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman, Nuristan, Kapisa, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Logar, Paktia, Paktika, Khost, Kandahar, Zabul, Herat, Farah, Badghis, Gho...

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'Recognition of US-Taliban deal key to move forward'

'Recognition of US-Taliban deal key to move forward'

Kabul, Sep 28 (IANS) The Taliban has insisted that without recognizing the deal with the US as a main foundation of the peace process in Afghanistan, the continuation of current talks between both sides of the negotiations will have no meaning, the media reported."We want to say that the intra-Afgha...

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Trump suggests for pre-debate 'drug test'

Trump suggests for pre-debate 'drug test'

Washington: US President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should be tested for drugs before the upcoming debate between the two candidates. In a tweet, which comes just two days before the debate, Trump strongly demanded a drug test."I ...

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Egypt aims to become self-sufficient in petroleum products within three years, says Minister

Egypt aims to become self-sufficient in petroleum products within three years, says Minister

Cairo [Egypt], September 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Egypt plans to reach self-sufficiency in petroleum products in 2023, the country's Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla has announced."Work is being done to reach the goal of achieving full self-sufficiency in Egypt of gasoline and die...

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Abdullah to begin Pakistan visit on Monday

Abdullah to begin Pakistan visit on Monday

Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR) of Afghanistan, will begin his three-day official visit to Pakistan on Monday as efforts are underway to seek a political end to the two-decade-long conflict in the war-torn country, the Forei...

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Protesters gather outside Sharif's London residence

Protesters gather outside Sharif's London residence

London, Sep 28 (IANS) More than 20 protesters gathered outside former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence in London, hurling slogans and abuses against him, the media reported on Monday.According to footage available with Dawn news, over 20 young men in hoods and face masks gathered on ...

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Trump suggests for pre-debate 'drug test'

Trump suggests for pre-debate 'drug test'

Washington [US], September 28 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should be tested for drugs before the upcoming debate between the two candidates. In a tweet, which comes just two days before the debate, Trump strongly dema...

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Trump suggests for pre-debate 'drug test'

Trump suggests for pre-debate 'drug test'

Washington [US], September 28 (ANI): US President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden should be tested for drugs before the upcoming debate between the two candidates. In a tweet, which comes just two days before the debate, Trump strongly dema...

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