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Two planes with UN officials who left Afghanistan in August land at Kabul: Reports

Moscow, Sep 12 (UNI/Sputnik) Two planes carrying UN officials who left Afghanistan last month after the Afghan government collapsed have landed at the Kabul airport, Al Jazeera reported on Sunday, citing an airport official.
"Two UN-owned aircraft carrying UN teams that left [Afghanistan] last month landed at [the Kabul airport]," the official was quoted as saying by the broadcaster.
The UN, along with other international organizations and countries, began evacuating its mission from the Afghan capital for security reasons when the Taliban (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization) entered the capital on August 15.
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Bangladesh Navy Chief leaves for India on state visit

23 Oct 2021 | 7:52 PM

By Walid Ahmed
Dhaka, Oct 23 (UNI) Bangladesh Navy Chief Admiral M Shaheen Iqbal left on a state visit to India at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Saturday.

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Zambian president pardons 700 prisoners to mark Independence Day

23 Oct 2021 | 7:22 PM

Lusaka, Oct 23 (UNI/Xinhua) Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema on Saturday pardoned 700 prisoners to mark the country's 57th anniversary of independence.

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Foiled drugs, weapons smuggling attempt from Lebanon : Israel

23 Oct 2021 | 7:15 PM

Jerusalem, Oct 23 (UNI/Xinhua) Israeli security forces said on Saturday that they have thwarted an attempt to smuggle drugs and weapons from Lebanon into Israeli territory.

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Saudi Arabia announces new environmental initiatives to tackle climate change: State media

Saudi Arabia announces new environmental initiatives to tackle climate change: State media

23 Oct 2021 | 6:57 PM

Riyadh, Oct 23 (UNI/Sputnik) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman announced new initiatives to preserve the environment and address climate change at the inaugural edition of the annual forum of the Saudi Green Initiative in Riyadh, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Saturday.

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Pakistan denies any deal to allow US to use its airspace

Pakistan denies any deal to allow US to use its airspace

23 Oct 2021 | 6:48 PM

Islamabad, Oct 23 (UNI) The Pakistan Foreign Office on Saturday denied a media report claiming that the US is "nearing" a formalised agreement with Islamabad to allow Washington to use Pakistani airspace to conduct military and intelligence operations against Afghanistan.

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