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Australian PM confirms residency for Pak security guard for Sydney stabbing intervention

Canberra, April 20 (UNI) A Pakistani security guard who was injured while trying to intervene in the Sydney shopping centre stabbing spree has been granted permanent residency in Australia.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese confirmed on Friday that Muhammad Taha will be allowed to stay in Australia permanently in recognition of his extraordinary courage during the attack, in which seven people, including perpetrator Joel Cauchi, were killed.
Taha and his colleague, fellow Pakistani Faraz Tahir, were working as security guards at the Westfield Bondi Junction shopping centre on April 13 when Cauchi started attacking shoppers with a knife.
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Bangladesh detective team to fly to Kolkata to probe Awami League MP's grisly murder

Bangladesh detective team to fly to Kolkata to probe Awami League MP's grisly murder

25 May 2024 | 7:36 PM

Dhaka, May 25 (UNI) A three-member team of detectives of Bangladesh Police is to leave for Kolkata, India, on Sunday to investigate the murder of Awami League parliamentarian Anwarul Azim Anar, the police said. Several influential businessmen are believed to be involved in Anar's killing, investigators said.

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Saudi Crown Prince calls up Iranian Interim President, in further thawing of ties

Saudi Crown Prince calls up Iranian Interim President, in further thawing of ties

25 May 2024 | 6:21 PM

Tehran, May 25 (UNI) Marking a further thaw in relations, Iran’s interim president Mohammad Mokhber received a phone call from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman offering condolences on the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a chopper crash and underlining that the cordial relations between Tehran and Riyadh will continue.

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Some 12 students injured in school rooftop collapse in Russia

25 May 2024 | 3:19 PM

Moscow, May 25 (UNI) About 12 children were injured at a school in the Russian city of Krasnodar on Saturday, where the wind blew off a part of the roof, and received shrapnel wounds of varying severity, the Krasnodar Territory prosecutor's office said.

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Four missing after China mined-out section collapses

25 May 2024 | 1:44 PM

Hohhot, May 25 (UNI) Four people are missing following a ground collapse at a mined-out section in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local authorities said Saturday morning.

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Australian minister urges Israel to abide by ICJ Rafah ruling

25 May 2024 | 1:03 PM

Canberra, May 25 (UNI) A senior Australian government minister has urged Israel to abide by an order from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to halt its military offensive in southern Gaza.

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