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  • Eight confirmed dead in Shanghai factory fire
  • TN CM urges PM to supply 20 lakh doses of COVID vaccine

US reiterates commitment to defend the Philippines

Washington, Apr 8(UNI) The United States has reminded China regarding its(US) commitment of defending the Philippines in the face of a military threat.
Addressing reporters late on Wednesday State Department spokesman Ned Price said,''An armed attack against the Philippines' armed forces, public vessels or aircraft in the Pacific, including in the South China Sea, will trigger our obligations under the US-Philippines Mutual Defense Treaty.''
Price expressed concerns regarding China's military presence in the South China Sea in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Philippines.
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Around 130 asylum seekers feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya

Around 130 asylum seekers feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya

23 Apr 2021 | 8:55 AM

Tripoli, Apr 23 (UNI) Around 130 asylum seekers are feared dead after a rubber boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, SOS Mediterranee, non-governmental organisation, said on Thursday.

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Canada bans flight from India, Pakistan for 30 days

Canada bans flight from India, Pakistan for 30 days

23 Apr 2021 | 8:37 AM

Ottawa, Apr 23 (UNI) Canada on Thursday announced a 30-day ban on all passengers flights from India and Pakistan effective Thursday, citing exponential rise in COVID-19 cases in both the countries.

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Pakistan stay out: Afghan President

Pakistan stay out: Afghan President

22 Apr 2021 | 10:49 PM

Kabul, Apr 22 (UNI) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday called on Pakistan to not to interfere in his country and rein in the Taliban so as to ensure peaceful departure of NATO forces next month.

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UN chief warns world on verge of climate abyss, says leaders must take action

22 Apr 2021 | 8:34 PM

Washington, Apr 22 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a stark warning to world leaders joining the climate summit of an impending crisis caused by a buildup of greenhouse gases to the highest level in 3 million years, in a speech to the virtual event hosted by President Joe Biden on Thursday.

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Foreign Ministers of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey to meet in Istanbul: Ankara

22 Apr 2021 | 8:09 PM

Ankara, Apr 22 (UNI) Turkish Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that a trilateral meeting between foreign ministers of Turkey, Afghanistan and Pakistan will take place in Istanbul on April 23.

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