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Top Afghanistan official confirms secondary school ban for girls: Report

Kabul, Dec 8 (UNI) Taliban's Education Minister Abdul Hakim Hemat confirmed a ban on secondary school education for girls.

According to the BBC report, the minister said that girls in Afghanistan who want to attend secondary school will have to wait until a new education policy is enacted at the start of 2022.
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Turkish shelling kills 5 in northern Syria

22 Jan 2022 | 8:15 PM

Damascus, Jan 22 (UNI/Xinhua) Five people were killed on Saturday by Turkish shelling in Kurdish-controlled areas of Syria's northern Raqqa province, a war monitor reported.

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Don't see bigger role for China in Maldives, says Nasheed

Don't see bigger role for China in Maldives, says Nasheed

22 Jan 2022 | 7:55 PM

Colombo/Male, Jan 22 (UNI) Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed has said he does not see a bigger role for China in the Maldives and his government’s “India First” policy must remain Male’s foreign policy, even as he slammed the “India Out” campaign of former president Abdulla Yameen as “very misguided” and “very unpopular”.

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Latvia plans to prolong state of emergency at Belarusian border until May

22 Jan 2022 | 7:53 PM

Riga, Jan 22 (UNI/Sputnik) The Latvian Interior Ministry suggests that a state of emergency should be extended in three regions of the country near the border with Belarus until May, which will cost nearly 4 million euros ($4.5 million), the Latvian LETA news agency reported on Saturday.

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Bulgarian President Radev takes office for 2nd term

Bulgarian President Radev takes office for 2nd term

22 Jan 2022 | 7:47 PM

Sofia (Bulgaria), Jan 22 (UNI/Xinhua) Rumen Radev took office for a second consecutive term as President of Bulgaria on Saturday after an inauguration ceremony held in the capital city.

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Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir hospitalized

22 Jan 2022 | 7:31 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 22 (UNI/Sputnik) The 96-year-old former Malaysian prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, has been hospitalized for the third time in a little over a month and admitted to the National Heart Institute, the country's leading cardiological medical institution, media reported on Saturday, citing his spokesperson.

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