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Amid soaring COVID-19 cases, Merkel announces 'lockdown light' from November 2

Amid soaring COVID-19 cases, Merkel announces 'lockdown light' from November 2

Berlin [Germany], October 29 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday (local time) announced to begin a 'lockdown light' from November 2 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.The measures are intended to limit contact as much as possible and stem the rapid spread of the virus, reported Euro News...

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55 arrested over Peshawar madrasa blast

55 arrested over Peshawar madrasa blast

Peshwar, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 55 people have been arrested over their suspected involvement in the Peshawar madrasa explosion that killed eight people and injured 120 others earlier this week.In a statement issued on Wednesday, the police said the arrests were made during a major crackdown, which ...

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Imran acquitted in Parliament House attack case

Imran acquitted in Parliament House attack case

Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) An Islamabad-based anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Thursday acquitted Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in the 2014 Parliament House attack case.ATC judge Raja Jawad Abbas Hassan, announced the ruling, Geo News reported.The petition for Khan's acquittal was submitted by a law...

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Eight killed in prison riot in Afghanistan's Herat

Eight killed in prison riot in Afghanistan's Herat

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 29 (ANI): At least eight prisoners were killed and 12 were injured in the Herat Prison riot that started on Wednesday evening, health officials said on Thursday.According to Tolo News, Mohammad Rafiq Shirzai, spokesman for the provincial public health directorate said th...

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Eight killed in prison riot in Afghanistan's Herat

Eight killed in prison riot in Afghanistan's Herat

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 29 (ANI): At least eight prisoners were killed and 12 were injured in the Herat Prison riot that started on Wednesday evening, health officials said on Thursday.According to Tolo News, Mohammad Rafiq Shirzai, spokesman for the provincial public health directorate said th...

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Macron announces new lockdown rules amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Macron announces new lockdown rules amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Paris [France], October 29 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron announced new lockdown rules amid a surge in COVID-19 cases through a televised address to the nation.As per the new rule, people in France will be required to fill out a form to leave their homes, as was the case in the country's fi...

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Macron announces new lockdown rules amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Macron announces new lockdown rules amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Paris [France], October 29 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron announced new lockdown rules amid a surge in COVID-19 cases through a televised address to the nation.As per the new rule, people in France will be required to fill out a form to leave their homes, as was the case in the country's fi...

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Biden leads Trump nationwide by 12 points: Poll

Biden leads Trump nationwide by 12 points: Poll

Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) A new poll has revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden had a 12-point nationwide lead against US President Donald Trump, just six days ahead of the November 3 presidential election.The CNN poll released on Wednesday showed that Biden currently had the backin...

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European nations reimpose lockdowns amid 2nd Covid-19 wave

European nations reimpose lockdowns amid 2nd Covid-19 wave

Paris, Oct 29 (IANS) A massive ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic across Europe has prompted many countries to tighten their preventive measures, including reimposing lockdowns, to stem the spread of the disease.On Wednesday evening, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that a nat...

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Typhoon Molave: 13 killed, dozens missing as rains wreak havoc in Vietnam

Typhoon Molave: 13 killed, dozens missing as rains wreak havoc in Vietnam

Hanoi [Vietnam], October 29 (ANI): At least 13 people were killed and nearly 40 went missing as torrential rains lashed parts of Vietnam on Wednesday. The heavy downpour has been caused by Typhoon Molave, which is expected to reach Vietnam's northern neighbour Laos late on Thursday.Molave is one of ...

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