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Typhoon Lekima claims 32 lives

Beijing, Aug 11 (Sputnik) As many as 32 people died and 16 were still missing in east China's Zhejiang Province after typhoon Lekima made landfall in the province, local authorities said on Sunday morning.

The latest figures were released at 1330 hours local time.
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Landslides in Kashmir, KP, GB:  MeT

Landslides in Kashmir, KP, GB: MeT

12 Aug 2022 | 5:08 PM

Islamabad, Aug 12 (UNI) Heavy rain may trigger landslides in Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan, the Pakistan MeT Department has warned in its forecast till Saturday.

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Colombia seeks to restart peace talks with ELN

12 Aug 2022 | 12:23 PM

Havana, Aug 12 (UNI) The Colombian government wants to resume peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla in the Cuban capital, Colombia's Foreign Affairs Minister Alvaro Leyva said here.

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Militancy returns to Pakistan's Swat Valley

12 Aug 2022 | 12:13 PM

Islamabad, Aug 12 (UNI) Militancy appears to be returning to the Swat Valley in Pakistan, the media reported on Friday.

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Pakistan plans to tackle TTP resurgence

12 Aug 2022 | 11:59 AM

Islamabad, Aug 12 (UNI) The Shehbaz Sharif government is preparing a ‘contingency plan’ to deal with potential resurgence of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) after reports suggested the terrorist outfit was trying to make a comeback.

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Portugal's monkeypox cases rise to 770

12 Aug 2022 | 11:17 AM

Lisbon, Aug 12 (UNI) Portugal has registered a total of 770 confirmed monkeypox cases since the first case reported in May, said the Portuguese Directorate-General for Health (DGS).

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