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Two Afghan police officers killed in Taliban attack in Helmand province - Source

Kabul, September 9 (Sputnik) - At least two Afghan police officers were killed and two civilians were injured in a Taliban attack in the Nawa district of Helmand on Wednesday, a security source said.
At the same time, Nawa district chief Tor Jan Helmandwal that the Taliban attack had not resulted in any casualties.
The Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.
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Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 3,91,586, death toll reaches 5,699

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Brazil's COVID death toll tops 154,000

Brazil's COVID death toll tops 154,000

20 Oct 2020 | 8:45 AM

Brasilia, Oct. 20 (UNI) Brazil on Monday reported 271 more deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, raising the death toll to 154,176.

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Trump campaign calls for final presidential debate to focus on foreign policy

Trump campaign calls for final presidential debate to focus on foreign policy

20 Oct 2020 | 7:19 AM

Washington, Oct 20 (UNI) The Trump campaign wrote a letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates in which it demanded that the final round of presidential debates to be focused on foreign policy and dismissed as unacceptable proposals to allow the moderator to shut off the candidates’ microphones.

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Bangladesh PM urges all to follow health guidelines

Bangladesh PM urges all to follow health guidelines

19 Oct 2020 | 10:45 PM

Dhaka, Oct 19 (UNI) In the wake of Covid-19 resurge in many European and American countries, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged all to follow health guidelines and use face-masks in public places and gatherings, aiming to prevent the possible second wave of the pandemic in Bangladesh.

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Thai authorities to ban Telegram messaging app

Thai authorities to ban Telegram messaging app

19 Oct 2020 | 7:05 PM

Bangkok, Oct 19 (UNI) Thai authorities said on Monday that they have imposed curbs on the Telegram messaging app, which has been widely used by protesters during the ongoing anti-government protests.

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