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Pakistan : Attempt to attack police station foiled in  Punjab

Pakistan : Attempt to attack police station foiled in Punjab

01 Feb 2023 | 9:14 AM

Islamabad, Feb. 1 (UNI) Police in Pakistan's Punjab province foiled a terrorist attack in the Mianwali district on Tuesday night, officials said.

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7 killed, dozens injured as tour bus overturns in south Brazil

7 killed, dozens injured as tour bus overturns in south Brazil

01 Feb 2023 | 9:08 AM

Sao Paulo, Feb 1 (UNI) At least seven people were killed and another 22 injured on Tuesday when a tour bus heading for Iguazu Falls overturned in the southern Brazilian state of Parana, police said.

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British police apologize 34 years after UK's worst ever football tragedy

British police apologize 34 years after UK's worst ever football tragedy

01 Feb 2023 | 8:48 AM

London, Feb 1 (UNI) Britain's top cops admitted Tuesday that police failures were the main cause of the Hillsborough disaster of 1989 when 97 Liverpool FC fans were killed.

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Pakistan fails to improve on CPI

Pakistan fails to improve on CPI

31 Jan 2023 | 5:33 PM

Islamabad, Jan 31 (UNI) Amid an economic crisis, Pakistan failed to improve in Transparency International's (TI) latest Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI 2022) as it retained its place among 180 countries in the world.

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Death toll from Pakistan's mosque suicide blast rises to 95

Death toll from Pakistan's mosque suicide blast rises to 95

31 Jan 2023 | 5:21 PM

Peshawar, Jan 31 (UNI) The death toll from the suicide bombing that rocked the crowded mosque at the Police Lines compound in Peshawar rose to 95, with 221 people wounded, said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Caretaker Chief Minister Muhammad Azam Khan on Tuesday.

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Roof collapse kills 4, injures 18 in Afghanistan's Balkh province

31 Jan 2023 | 4:28 PM

Kabul, Jan 31 (UNI) Four persons were killed and 18 others injured after the roof of their house collapsed in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province, provincial police spokesman Mohammad Asif Waziri said Tuesday.

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Pakistani PM calls for global cooperation to tackle climate change crisis

Pakistani PM calls for global cooperation to tackle climate change crisis

31 Jan 2023 | 4:01 PM

Islamabad, Jan. 31 (UNI) Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday called for global cooperation to tackle the negative impacts of climate change, highlighting that there is an urgent need for climate action.

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Bangladesh raises electricity prices to ease subsidy burden

31 Jan 2023 | 3:25 PM

Dhaka, Jan. 31 (UNI) In an apparent bid to ease the subsidy burden, the Bangladeshi government has again raised the prices of power at both the wholesale and retail levels.

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At least 28 killed in separate attacks in Burkina Faso

At least 28 killed in separate attacks in Burkina Faso

31 Jan 2023 | 2:54 PM

Ouagadougou, Jan. 31 (UNI) At least 28 people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed in two separate gunmen attacks on Sunday and Monday in Burkina Faso, a regional governor and the army have revealed.

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NSA Doval attends discussion on emerging technologies

NSA Doval attends discussion on emerging technologies

31 Jan 2023 | 2:39 PM

Washington, Jan 31 (UNI) National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his US counterpart Jake Sullivan participated in the inaugural launch of the US-India Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies (iCET) aimed at strengthening partnership on the technologies that will drive global growth, bolster economic competitiveness, and protect shared national security interests.

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UNSC condemns suicide bombing at Peshawar mosque

UNSC condemns suicide bombing at Peshawar mosque

31 Jan 2023 | 2:00 PM

United Nations, Jan. 31 (UNI) The UN Security Council on Monday condemned in the strongest terms the suicide terrorist attack at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, which left at least 88 people dead and 150 others injured.

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IMF approves 4.7 bln USD loans for Bangladesh

IMF approves 4.7 bln USD loans for Bangladesh

31 Jan 2023 | 12:51 PM

Dhaka, Jan. 31 (UNI) The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved 3.3 billion U.S. dollars under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) agreements as well as 1.4 billion dollars under the Resilience and Sustainability Facility (RSF) for Bangladesh.

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Death toll from Pakistan's mosque suicide blast rises to 88

Death toll from Pakistan's mosque suicide blast rises to 88

31 Jan 2023 | 12:44 PM

Islamabad, Jan. 31 (UNI) The death toll from a suicide bomb blast that hit a mosque on Monday in Pakistan's northwest provincial capital of Peshawar rose to 88, an official told media persons on Tuesday.

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Australian study shows long-term impact of firework bangs on wildlife

31 Jan 2023 | 10:05 AM

Sydney, Jan. 31 (UNI) A new study led by Australia's Curtin University has revealed the "highly damaging" impact of fireworks on animals and the broader environment, calling for greener alternatives for light shows.

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Pakistan : 4 terrorists killed in twin operations

Pakistan : 4 terrorists killed in twin operations

31 Jan 2023 | 9:31 AM

Islamabad, Jan 31(UNI) Pakistani armed forces killed four terrorists while another surrendered in two intelligence-based operations in Swabi and Dera Ismail Khan districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday.

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