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  • Venezuela sends two former American soldiers to 20 years in prison over failed coup
  • COVID-19: MP CM orders sub-divisional CMGs
  • Two arrested for murder of blind man in Palghar
  • Covid-19: 629 patients discharged on 2nd day in Nashik
  • Imran thanks Mahathir for supporting Pakistan on Kashmir
  • Our victory means India's victory Our development means India's development, says BD FM Momen
  • Palestine takes issue of Israeli field executions against Palestinians to ICC
  • Covid-19 cases in Thane near 97K
  • Lebanese military expels protesters from foreign ministry building
  • ASEAN foreign ministers release statement on bloc's 53rd anniversary
  • PM has ushered in favourable changes: MP CM
  • Lebanese military deploys more forces in Central Beirut, takes situation under control
  • Over 230 people injured in ongoing clashes in Beirut
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Voting begins for Sri Lanka parliamentary polls

Voting begins for Sri Lanka parliamentary polls

05 Aug 2020 | 9:59 AM

Colombo, Aug 5 (UNI)Voting for the 2020 General Elections in Sri Lanka commenced at 0700 hrs on Wednesday at 12,985 polling stations where 16,263,885 eligible voters will exercise their franchise.

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Dozens feared dead as massive explosion rocks Beirut

Dozens feared dead as massive explosion rocks Beirut

04 Aug 2020 | 11:27 PM

Beirut, Aug 4 (UNI) Dozens were feared dead as a massive explosion hit the Lebanese capital here on Tuesday.

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Imran Khan unveils new ‘political map of Pakistan’

Imran Khan unveils new ‘political map of Pakistan’

04 Aug 2020 | 11:24 PM

Islamabad, Aug 4(UNI) Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday unveiled what he called a new “political map of Pakistan”, which includes the 'whole' of Jammu and Kashmir as part of the country’s map for the first time in history.

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B'desh HM Kamal wishes early recovery of Amit Shah

B'desh HM Kamal wishes early recovery of Amit Shah

04 Aug 2020 | 11:00 PM

Dhaka, Aug 4 (UNI) Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday expressed deep concern over the hospitalisation of his Indian counterpart Amit Shah after he tested positive for coronavirus.

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Experts advise Nepal PM to reimpose lockdown, curfew if necessary, to contain pandemic

Experts advise Nepal PM to reimpose lockdown, curfew if necessary, to contain pandemic

04 Aug 2020 | 10:56 PM

Kathmandu, Aug 4(UNI) Health and medical experts on Tuesday advised Nepal Prime Minister Oli to reimpose the lockdown in the country to contain the coronavirus infection from spreading across the country.

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Sri Lanka all set for Parliamentary polls

04 Aug 2020 | 8:53 PM

Colombo, Aug 4 (UNI) Sri Lanka would head to general elections on Wednesday even as COVID-19 pandemic threat looms large over the populace.

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Nepal records 259 new cases, 65 recoveries, one fatality

Nepal records 259 new cases, 65 recoveries, one fatality

04 Aug 2020 | 8:19 PM

Kathmandu, Aug 4 (UNI) Nepal’s Health Ministry said that the country on Tuesday recorded 259 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nations tally to 21,009.

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Hong Kong reports 80 new coronavirus cases, mostly local transmissions

04 Aug 2020 | 6:30 PM

Hong Kong, Aug 4(UNI) Hong Kong reported 80 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, including 75 that were locally transmitted, Al Jazeera reported.

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S Korea rains: 13 dead, as many missing

S Korea rains: 13 dead, as many missing

04 Aug 2020 | 6:23 PM

Seoul, Aug 4 (UNI) The death toll from heavy rain that pounded the country's central region earlier this week rose to 13 while as many people are missing as of Tuesday.

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US to reduce military presence in Afghanistan: Trump

US to reduce military presence in Afghanistan: Trump

04 Aug 2020 | 6:08 PM

Washington, Aug 4 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has indicated that US troop numbers in Afghanistan would be further decreased by the end of this year.

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Pompeo, Baradar discuss start of intra-Afghan talks

Pompeo, Baradar discuss start of intra-Afghan talks

04 Aug 2020 | 6:02 PM

Washington, Aug 4 (UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday held discussions with the Taliban’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and discussed the possibility of starting the intra-Afghan talks.

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Trump demands cut for US Treasury from TikTok sale

Trump demands cut for US Treasury from TikTok sale

04 Aug 2020 | 5:58 PM

Washington, Aug 4(UNI) Donald Trump on Tuesday demanded that the US government should get a cut from the sale of TikTok's US business when it is bought by an American firm.

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Violence in Melbourne mars lockdown rules

04 Aug 2020 | 5:40 PM

Canberra, Aug 4 (UNI) Authorities in the Australian city of Melbourne on Tuesday said that there has been a "dangerous" rise in people's resistance towards the latest lockdown measures which have at times turned violent.

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Bangladesh's COVID-19 tally reaches 2,44,020

04 Aug 2020 | 5:38 PM

Dhaka, Aug 4 (UNI) Bangladesh recorded 1,918 more COVID-19 cases during the past 24 hours taking the south Asian nation's overall tally to 2,44,020, the Directorate General of Health Services said on Tuesday.

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Blast kills two civilians in Afghanistan's Kunar province

04 Aug 2020 | 5:36 PM

Kabul, Aug 4 (UNI) At least two civilians were killed and three others wounded in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province, the spokesman for the provincial governor, Abdul Ghani Musamim, said on Tuesday.

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