More than 30 Taliban killed in Afghan air strikes: ministry By AFP | Last Updated: 20th September, 2020, 10:31

The Taliban claimed the strike had killed nearly two dozen civilians including women and children in the latest mass-casualty incident in Afghanistan that came even as peace talks were under way in Qatar

More than 30 Taliban killed in Afghan air strikes: ministry

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George Floyd's killing, also captured on video, has caused outrage and sparked a wave of protests against racial discrimination and police treatment of African Americans in cities across the US and the world


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US Navy veteran Michael White was arrested in July 2018 in Iran's northeastern city of Mashhad after visiting a woman whom he had reportedly met online


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For Traore's family, the Floyd protests have also revived their hopes for change


China slams Facebook's state media rules China slams Facebook's state media rules

The move comes with Facebook under scrutiny for failing for stem foreign interference in the 2016 US election


Thailand urged to protect Rohingyas from forced return, indefinite detention Thailand urged to protect Rohingyas from forced return, indefinite detention

Thai authorities are detaining at least 35 Rohingya men, women, and children in the Tak Immigration Detention Center


3 Chinese nationals sentenced to prison for taking photos at Florida naval base 3 Chinese nationals sentenced to prison for taking photos at Florida

Chinese national Liao Lyuyou, 27, was sentenced to 12 months in prison after pleading guilty


Nine Syria regime loyalists killed in Israeli air raids: monitor Nine Syria regime loyalists killed in Israeli air raids: monitor

Syrian forces fired anti-aircraft systems in response to the deadly Israeli attack in Hama, the Observatory reported


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St John’s Episcopal church is across the street from Lafayette Park, which faces the White House and has been the focus of protests in Washington


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The UN chief says habitat degradation and biodiversity loss are accelerating


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The toll of nine dead could rise as some people are seriously injured in the raids


George Floyd: 'Pandemic of racism' led to his death, memorial told 'Pandemic of racism' led to George Floyd death

Mainly peaceful protests have spread across the US since the death of African American George Floyd in police custody last month


Three dead, seven wounded in China supermarket stabbing 3 dead, 7 wounded in China supermarket stabbing

The suspected attacker, a 35-year-old man, was arrested shortly after the incident late Thursday in Fujian province


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Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, paid tribute Thursday to George Floyd as protests over his death in police custody


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India pledged to investigate Thursday the death of a pregnant elephant that ate explosives-filled fruit,


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Tiffany Trump's message came just hours after protesters in Washington DC were tear-gassed by police outside the White House so that Donald Trump could pose for photographs


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The South Korean government plans to stop people sending balloons with anti-North Korean messages across the border


Philippines drugs war: UN report criticises 'permission to kill' Philippines drugs war: UN report criticises 'permission to kill'

Thousands of people have been killed amid "near impunity" for offenders in the war the Philippines has waged on illegal drugs since 2016


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George Floyd tested positive for the novel coronavirus in a test taken after his death, according to Hennepin County’s new autopsy report 


Russia's Putin declares state of emergency after Arctic Circle oil spill Putin declares state of emergency after Arctic Circle oil spill

The plant is owned by a subsidiary of Norilsk Nickel, which is the world's leading nickel and palladium producer


James Mattis: Trump's former defence secretary denounces president Trump 'tries to divide us', says ex-defence chief

Trump describes Mattis as an "overrated general"


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Tens of thousands of people normally mark the anniversary in Hong Kong


Cyclone Nisarga: India's Mumbai escapes worst cyclone in decades Mumbai narrowly escapes powerful cyclone Nisarga

India's most populous city has 20 million residents and has also been badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic


Trump trying to ‘divide’ America: ex-Pentagon chief Mattis Trump trying to ‘divide’ America: ex-Pentagon chief Mattis

Mattis, who resigned in December 2018 over Trump’s ordering of a full troop withdrawal from Syria


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The cyclone formed in the Arabian Sea and reached India’s west coast on Wednesday


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Obama called for turning the protests over Floyd’s death into policy change to ensure safer policing


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Almost 5,000 people living in two villages near the plant in the Bharuch district of Gujarat state are evacuated as a precaution after a storage tank exploded, local official says


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Asgari, 59, who has been cleared by US judicial authorities, fell into the arms of his relatives on his arrival at Tehran's international airport, images broadcast by several Iranian media show


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US Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that he opposed invoking a rarely used law to deploy US military troops to quell nationwide protests


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The toll was separately confirmed by a source in the United Nations' peacekeeping force, MONUSCO


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The once-in-a-generation unrest has coincided with the world's deadliest coronavirus outbreak in the United States


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An explosion at a chemical factory that sparked a big fire left some 40 workers injured


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Gujarat has shifted over 50,000 people from low-lying areas in coastal districts


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Domestic services are set to be the first to return, with international flights expected to follow in early July


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The discussion took place amid a “stand-off” between Indian and Chinese troops in Eastern Ladakh after a skirmish in Sikkim last month


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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for at least seven coastal districts of Maharashtra


New York night-time curfew extended to June 7 after looting New York night-time curfew extended to June 7 after looting

De Blasio told reporters that a 8:00 pm to 5:00 am curfew, due to come into force Tuesday, would now run until Sunday


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The recent attack in the Afghan capital comes after seven civilians were killed in the north of the country in a roadside bomb blast authorities blamed on the Taliban


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We are expecting to see a spike (in coronavirus cases) because there’s no social distancing and unfortunately most people wear their masks incorrectly


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Sources says that one of the terrorists killed could be a so-call top commander of Jaish, who has been active in south Kashmir

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