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Former Egyptian defense minister Tantawi dies at age of 85: Reports

Cairo, Sep 21 (UNI/Sputnik) Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, former Egypt's defense minister, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 85, the local newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm reported.
Tantawi reportedly died in the morning, after struggling with health issues for several months.
He served as the defense chief of Egypt from 1991-2012, and headed the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, performing the duties of the de facto head of state since February 2011, when ex-Hosni Mubarak resigned, until Mohamed Morsi assumed the presidency in June 2012.
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Clashes between Somalian Army, Militants leave at least 30 dead, 70 injured : Reports

24 Oct 2021 | 10:48 PM

Mogadishu, Oct 24 (UNI/Sputnik) At least 30 people were killed and 70 were injured in the clashes between the Somalian armed forces and militants of the Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa group, previously cooperating with the government in fighting Al-Shabaab terrorists, the Somali Guardian reported.

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24 Oct 2021 | 9:56 PM

Stating that Hyderabad is also the most preferred Aerospace and Defence manufacturing destination today for foreign OEMS such as Lockheed martin, Boeing, GE, Safran, Mr Rama Rao said over 1000 local MSMEs in the private sector defence manufacturing and Several of these MSMEs have grown into large companies with world class facilities, and highly skilled workforce operating in technologically advanced defence solutions.

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Taliban beat up two journalists, smash cameras, at Torkham crossing

Taliban beat up two journalists, smash cameras, at Torkham crossing

24 Oct 2021 | 9:46 PM

Kabul, Oct 24 (UNI) Two journalists, including one from Tolo News, were beaten and their cameras and other equipment smashed by Taliban militiamen while they were at the Torkham Gate to cover events at the major border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan, a media report said.

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US imported tens of millions of used medical gloves from Thailand : Reports

24 Oct 2021 | 9:38 PM

Washington, Oct 24 (UNI/Sputnik) Tens of millions of already used nitrile medical gloves were imported into the United States from Thailand during the pandemic, CNN reported on Sunday, citing its own investigation.

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About 50 German Neo-Nazis wielding machetes, clubs detected at Polish border : Reports

24 Oct 2021 | 8:42 PM

Berlin, Oct 24 (UNI/Sputnik) A group of almost 50 German far-right extremists armed with pepper sprays, baseball bats, a bayonet, and machetes was stopped and inspected by police in the federal state of Mecklenburg bordering Poland, Der Spiegel reported on Sunday, citing local law enforcement officers.

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