Category: World

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Saudi prince, Qatar’s emir and UAE minister hold “friendly meeting” at Red Sea

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and UAE National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al...

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Runaway bride: Newly-wed Indian girl escapes with cash and jewellery

A real-life incident which was more like a reel-life one occurred when a newly-wed bride in India’s Mainpuri area of Uttar Pradesh ran away with the cash and jewellery...

$12m seized from ex-officials as cash crunch hits Afghanistan

Story by AFP Afghanistan’s central bank said on Sep 15 that the Taliban had seized more than $12 million in cash and gold from the homes of former government...

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UAE lifts entry ban for residents fully vaccinated with WHO-approved jabs

The United Arab Emirates on Friday said residents who have been fully vaccinated with a shot approved by the World Health Organisation could return as of September 12...

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Thai device tests for coronavirus in armpit sweat

Story by AFP For Bangkok market sellers, the armpit sweat soaking their T-shirts during the humid monsoon season may contain subtle signs of coronavirus infection, local...

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Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over Covid risks

Story by AFP Sri Lankan women were urged to delay getting pregnant after more than 40 expectant mothers died of Covid-19 in four months, the health ministry said...

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France to offer free birth control to all women up to 25

Story by AP France will offer free birth control to all women up to age 25 starting next year, the health minister announced Thursday. The measure will also include free...

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China state planner to set prices for after-school tutoring

Story by Reuters China will set price ranges for after-school tutoring classes and will probe institutions’ costs like teacher salaries, the state planner said on...

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All schools reopen in Indian state with Covid protocols

Classes of grade 1 to 12 resumed in Indian state Assam on Sept 6 amid strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols across all alma maters. This was revealed in a Twitter post...

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Afghan universities begin classes with gender segregation under Taliban orders

The universities in Afghanistan began classes on Sep 6 with gender segregation under orders from the new regime of Taliban. A picture one of the classes with segregation...