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Islamic Emirate sets up Filtration Commission to expel those who misuse name of Taliban

Kabul, Oct 13 (UNI) The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has created a special commission to expel those who misuse the name of the Taliban, do not treat people well, and have unfavourable backgrounds. The Taliban created the commission after gunmen started entering the houses of people pretending to be Taliban fighters.
Officially announced on Wednesday, the commission has been named “Filtration Commission of Forces” and is composed of representatives from the defence ministry, interior affairs ministry, and the high directorate of intelligence, Khaama press agency reported.
Saeed Khostai, the Spokesperson of Ministry of Interior Affairs, said the commission will get functional in all provinces of the country and the intelligence chiefs of the provinces will be leading the provincial offices of the commission.
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Sialkot lynching: SL min lashes out at Pak extremists, calls killing 'incomprehensible'

04 Dec 2021 | 12:37 PM

Colombo, Dec 4 (UNI) Sri Lankan Cabinet Minister Namal Rajapaksa on Saturday termed the brutal murder of one of its islanders in Pakistan as "incomprehensible" and said such incidents can happen to anyone "if extremist forces are allowed to act freely".

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Van der Poel breaks world record to win men's 5,000m in World Cup speed skating

Van der Poel breaks world record to win men's 5,000m in World Cup speed skating

04 Dec 2021 | 12:35 PM

Salt Lake City, Dec 4 (UNI/Xinhua) Nils van der Poel of Sweden broke the world record to win the men's 5,000 meters gold medal on the first day of the speed skating World Cup here on Friday.

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COVID cases in Europe reach 75 million as the continent prepares to take on Omicron variant

COVID cases in Europe reach 75 million as the continent prepares to take on Omicron variant

04 Dec 2021 | 12:24 PM

Brussels, Dec 4(UNI) The number of COVID cases across the continent of Europe has crossed 75 million even as it prepares to take on the new Omicron variant at a time when the healthcare system in several countries are fast reaching maximum capacity, Al Jazeera reported on Saturday.

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Omicron strain spread might lead to end of Covid-19 pandemic: Expert

04 Dec 2021 | 12:19 PM

Moscow, Dec 4 (UNI/Sputnik) The spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant may result in the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, the professor of Russia's Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology told Sputnik Radio.

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Pakistan confirms 431 new Covid-19 cases, 8 more deaths

Pakistan confirms 431 new Covid-19 cases, 8 more deaths

04 Dec 2021 | 10:55 AM

Islamabad, Dec 4 (UNI/Xinhua) Pakistan confirmed 431 new Covid-19 cases and eight more deaths on Friday, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Saturday.

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