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UN agencies mobilized to help Afghans hit by earthquake

United Nations, June 23 (UNI/Xinhua) UN agencies are working to deal with the needs arising from Wednesday's earthquake that struck eastern Afghanistan, said a UN spokesman on Thursday.

Following the earthquake, priority needs include emergency shelter and non-food items, food assistance, health and water and sanitation hygiene support, said Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
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Salman Rushdie attacked in New York

12 Aug 2022 | 9:26 PM

New York, Aug 12 (UNI) Author Salman Rushdie, who received death threats for writing 'The Satanic Verses', has been attacked during an event in New York.

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UK economy shrinks by 0 1 pct in Q2

12 Aug 2022 | 8:37 PM

London, Aug 12 (UNI) Britain's gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to have fallen by 0.1 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of this year, said the country's statistics authority on Friday.

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Blast kills 2, injures 3 in Afghan capital Kabul

Blast kills 2, injures 3 in Afghan capital Kabul

12 Aug 2022 | 7:28 PM

Kabul, Aug 12 (UNI) A renowned religious scholar and his brother were killed, and three others wounded in a blast at a seminary in Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, police said Friday.

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Cannot ignore US THAAD Missile deployment in S Korea : China

12 Aug 2022 | 6:07 PM

Beijing, August 12 (UNI) Beijing cannot ignore the deployment of US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems in South Korea as it undermines China’s strategic security, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Friday.

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