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Five children killed in Taliban bomb blast in Northern Afghanistan

Kabul, Oct 27 (UNI) At least five children have been killed in a bomb blast carried out by the Taliban group in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan, police said on Sunday.
"The Taliban-designated mine in Pashtun Kot district, five children were killed and another injured," Faryab police chief said.
Karim Uresh, a spokesman for the Faryab police chief, told Sputnik that all the victims were less than 16 years old.
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All Indian students at Perm State University are safe, says Indian Embassy

20 Sep 2021 | 8:18 PM

Moscow/New Delhi, Sep 20 (UNI) The Indian Embassy in Moscow said on Monday that it is in touch with local authorities and representatives of Indian students in the wake of the shooting at Perm State Medical University and stated that all Indian students at the university are safe.

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Eight people injured in Rusal freight train collision in Guinea - Reports

20 Sep 2021 | 7:51 PM

Moscow, Sep 20 (UNI/Sputnik) Eight people were injured in the collision of freight trains of a subsidiary of Russian mining giant Rusal in Guinea, local newspaper Guinee Matin reported, citing a representative of the delegation of the trade union located in the suburb of Conakry in the Simbaia region, Jean Tamba Kotambadouno.

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President Putin feeling fine in quarantine, will work remotely this week - Kremlin

President Putin feeling fine in quarantine, will work remotely this week - Kremlin

20 Sep 2021 | 7:29 PM

Moscow, Sep 20 (UNI/Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is now in self-isolation due to cases of COVID-19 in the Kremlin, feels well, but will take part in most meetings virtually this week, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday.

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COVID strikes with vigour in Sri Lanka with 1,700 new cases on Monday

COVID strikes with vigour in Sri Lanka with 1,700 new cases on Monday

20 Sep 2021 | 7:26 PM

Colombo, Sep 20 (UNI/Xinhua) The total number of COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka reached 504,491 on Monday after over 1,700 patients tested positive for the virus during the day, officials statistics from the Health Ministry showed here.

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Residents start returning home in quake-hit Sichuan

Residents start returning home in quake-hit Sichuan

20 Sep 2021 | 7:01 PM

Chengdu, Sep 20 (UNI/Xinhua) Residents from southwest China's Sichuan Province who were affected by an earthquake that struck on Thursday began returning home on Monday morning, as the local work priority has been shifted from emergency rescue to post-quake reconstruction.

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