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  • Pakistan beat New Zealand by six wickets
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US extends support to protests against forced hijab in Iran

Washington, Feb 3 (UNI) The United States has extended its support to the Iranian people who have been protesting against women being forced to wear hijab.
In a press statement here on Friday, Ms Heather Nauert, Department Spokesperson, said the United States supports the Iranian people who are protesting against women being forced to wear the hijab.
"We condemn the reported arrests of at least 29 individuals for exercising their human rights and fundamental freedoms by standing up against the compulsory hijab. The United States remains steadfast in our support for the rights to freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and peaceful assembly. People should be free to choose the clothes they wear, and practice their faith as they desire. Depriving individuals of this choice undermines their autonomy and dignity," the statement said.
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Asia-Pacific Group including Pak backs India at UNSC; Germany bats for Perma-Seat

26 Jun 2019 | 5:39 PM

United Nations, Jun 26 (UNI) Even as Germany advocates a permanent seat for India at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the 55-member strong Asia-Pacific Groups, in a significant diplomatic move, has supported India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the UNSC.

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Pakistan and other members of Asia-Pacific Group at UN back India

Pakistan and other members of Asia-Pacific Group at UN back India

26 Jun 2019 | 5:32 PM

United Nations, Jun 26 (UNI) In a significant diplomatic win for India, the country's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been unanimously endorsed by the Asia Pacific group, comprising 55 nations.

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Asia-Pacific Group including Pak backs India at UNSC; Germany bats for Perma-Seat

26 Jun 2019 | 5:32 PM

United Nations, Jun 26 (UNI) Even as Germany advocates a permanent seat for India at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the 55-member strong Asia-Pacific Groups, in a significant diplomatic move, has supported India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the UNSC.

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Awami League leader hacked to death in Bangladesh

26 Jun 2019 | 4:59 PM

Dhaka, Jun 26 (UNI) An Awami League activist was hacked to death by miscreants at Pashchimgaon in Bangladesh on Wednesday morning.

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Eight security personnel killed, 16 injured in Afghanistan

Eight security personnel killed, 16 injured in Afghanistan

26 Jun 2019 | 4:34 PM

Kabul, Jun 26 (UNI) At least eight security personnel were killed and 16 others injured following an alleged Taliban attack on a district center in Herat province in Western Afghanistan on Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.

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