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Afghanistan’s saffron recognized as the best in the world for quality by the International Taste Institute

TOLOnews @TOLOnews Afghanistan’s saffron has been recognized as the best in the world for quality by the International Taste Institute, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce says. Afghanistan Flag of Afghanistan @Afghanistan_5 Afghan #saffron are ranked first in the world and has won “three golden stars” of the European Union’s International Taste Institute. Clapping hands […]

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Nine Afghan forces killed in Taliban attacks : Officials

Taliban militants have attacked two police checkpoints in the restive province of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan, killing at least nine Afghan security personnel, local officials say. Kunduz Governor Abdul Sattar Mirzakwal told AFP on Friday that the Taliban launched the attacks against the checkpoints simultaneously overnight. Kunduz has seen regular clashes between the militants and […]

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Thousands of Rohingya refugees of Myanmar have been left without shelter after a huge fire in Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have been left without shelter after a huge fire swept through an overcrowded camp in southeast Bangladesh. According to reports, Bangladesh’s refugee commissioner Rezwan Hayat said at least 10 people were injured as they tried to escape the fire at the Nayapara camp in the early hours of Thursday. […]

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N Korea displays ‘world’s most powerful weapon’ ahead of Biden tenure : video

North Korea has used a parade to show off a submarine-borne ballistic missile that Pyongyang has hailed as the world’s most potent weapon, less than a week before the country’s archenemy, the United States, is set to get a new president. The military parade went underway in the capital’s Kim Il Sung Square, the official […]

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China firmly opposes new sanctions imposed by the United States

Beijing slams new US sanctions over South China Sea China firmly opposes new sanctions imposed by the United States on its officials and companies in the final days of President Donald Trump’s tenure. The Trump administration imposed further sanctions on nine Chinese firms and military officials on Thursday over the country’s military activities in the […]

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At least 34 people killed and more than 1000 injured after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Indonesia

A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, leveling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings, authorities said. Hundreds more were injured when the 6.2-magnitude quake struck in the early hours, triggering panic among the terrified residents of the island, which was hit by a huge quake and tsunami […]

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Sadyr Japarov won a landslide victory in Kyrgyzstan’s presidential election

Kyrgyz nationalist wins landslide victory in presidential poll Nationalist politician Sadyr Japarov won a landslide victory on Sunday in Kyrgyzstan’s snap presidential election, which was triggered by the collapse of the previous government. Japarov has won almost 80% of the vote in the Central Asian nation which is closely allied with Russia, preliminary results cited […]

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Power blackout reported in multiple cities of Pakistan : Pakistan media

Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat said the blackout was caused by National Transmission & Despatch Company (NTDC) system tripping, reports Pakistan’s Dawn News Power blackout reported in multiple cities of Pakistan: Pakistan media ANI @ANI Power blackout reported in multiple cities of Pakistan: Pakistan media

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court in Pak remands the main accused along with 55 others for nine days, arrested in the vandalisation of Hindu temple

Pak court remands main accused, 55 others for vandalisation of Hindu temple The court also remanded another 56 accused in the case, including Maulvi Sharif who is said to have incited the crowd, to judicial custody. PTI The temple in Terri village in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) Karak district was attacked last week by the mob […]