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District chief in Afghanistan's Helmand province killed in blast

Kabul, Oct 4 (Sputnik) Naqibullah Roshan, a district chief in the Afghan province of Helmand, has been killed in a blast, Omar Zwak, the spokesman for the provincial governor, said on Sunday.
Roshan, a leading official in Lashkar Gah district, died in the blast. A law enforcement officer also suffered injuries, Zwak confirmed.
Bomb blasts and violent clashes continue to ravage Afghanistan despite the ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the government in Kabul. The negotiations commenced on September 12 in the Qatari capital Doha.
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Indian Ambassador Abhay holds talks with Foreign Minister of Madagascar Tehindrazanarivelo to strengthen  bilateral ties

Indian Ambassador Abhay holds talks with Foreign Minister of Madagascar Tehindrazanarivelo to strengthen bilateral ties

23 Nov 2020 | 9:40 PM

Antananarivo, Nov 23 (UNI) Indian Ambassador to Madagascar Abhay Kumar called on Foreign Minister Mr Djacoba Tehindrazanarivelo and held talks with him to explore ways to strengthen further, the ties between the two countries.

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COVID: Bangladesh reports 2,419 new cases, 28 deaths

23 Nov 2020 | 8:17 PM

Dhaka, Nov 23 (UNI) The death toll from coronavirus has reached 6,416 as 28 more people died from the disease in the last 24 hours.

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NATO chief warns against early troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

NATO chief warns against early troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

23 Nov 2020 | 7:46 PM

Brussels, Nov 23(UNI) NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has warned against early troop withdrawal from Afghanistan saying that it would reverse the gains that have been made over the years.

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Malaysia reports 1,884 fresh nCoV cases, two deaths

Malaysia reports 1,884 fresh nCoV cases, two deaths

23 Nov 2020 | 7:42 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 23 (UNI) Malaysia reported 1,884 fresh novel coronavirus infections, bringing the national total to 56,659, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

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Pakistan to 'again' shut educational institutions

Pakistan to 'again' shut educational institutions

23 Nov 2020 | 7:38 PM

Islamabad, Nov 23 (UNI) Pakistan on Monday decided to close educational institutions nationwide from November 26 to January 10 next year and halt all academic exams during the period following rises in the cases of COVID-19.

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