3 civilians killed, 10 wounded in explosion in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 3 (ANI): Three civilians were killed and ten more were wounded in an explosion in Afghanistan’s Herat province on Monday. Citing the security sources, Tolo News reported that the blast targeted a bus carrying ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
UN chief underlines commitment to justice for Iraq’s Yazidi community

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the Iraqi authorities to swiftly implement a new law to assist Yazidi survivors of ISIL atrocities, the UN said on Tuesday in a statement marking seven years since the extremist group brutally ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Russian Opposition Politician Lev Shlosberg Barred From Elections

Russian opposition politician Lev Shlosberg of the Yabloko party and his colleague Nikolai Kuzmin have been barred from running in upcoming elections for the Pskov regional parliament. Some politicians in the western Russian region say ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Lack of exercise linked to increased risk of severe COVID-19

Recent research suggests that consistently meeting physical activity guidelines may reduce the risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes such as hospitalization, ICU admission and death. These findings should encourage physicians and other health ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Swarnim Vijay Flame reaches Siachen Glacier to commemorate

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)[India], August 3 (ANI): The Swarnim Vijay Flame on Tuesday reached the frozen frontier of Siachen Glacier to commemorate 50 years of Indian Armed Forces victory over Pakistan in the 1971 Indo-Pak War. The v ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Stocks in Asia record minor losses, Nikkei 225 slips 139 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia — Stocks in Asia weakened on Tuesday, with the damage registering. across the board. In China, the Shanghai Composite dropped 16.29 points or 0.47 percent to 3,447.99. The Australian All Ordinaries fell 10.00 p ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
COVID-19 not linked to increased preterm births: Study

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI): A new study may alleviate concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pregnancy, as researchers found no increase in preterm births or stillbirths during the first year of the health crisis. T ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Southern US States Set Records for COVID Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations from COVID-19 are surging in the Southern United States with some states seeing record numbers of patients as the country faces a wave of coronavirus infections fueled by the delta variant. Louisiana Governor John Bel ...

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Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Pakistan: New restrictions to be imposed amid rising cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 2 (ANI): Amid rising COVID-19 cases in Pakistan, new restrictions will be imposed in major cities from August 3 and will remain in place until August 31. Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Spec ...

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Monday, 02 August 2021
Turkey reports 20,890 daily COVID-19 cases

Ankara [Turkey] August 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey on Sunday registered 20,890 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 5,747,935, according to its Health Ministry. The death toll from the virus in Turkey rose by 96 to 51,428, ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
China raises COVID-19 alarm as Delta variant spreads

Beijing [China], August 1 (ANI): As the new COVID-19 cases have been reported in at least 18 Chinese provinces, experts in the country have raised alarm due to the latest outbreak in the country fuelled by spread of Delta variant. Chin ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021
Russians Hacked Federal Prosecutors, US Justice Department Says

WASHINGTON — The Russian hackers behind the massive SolarWinds cyberespionage campaign broke into the email accounts of some of the most prominent federal prosecutors’ offices around the country last year, the Justice Department said. ...

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Sunday, 01 August 2021