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US, Taliban set to sign historic peace agreement today
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US, Taliban set to sign historic peace agreement today

Doha: The United States and Afghan Taliban are set to sign a peace agreement that could signal the end of the US's longest war.

Kashmir suffers as curfew enters 209th day

Srinagar: Military lockdown and restrictions continue on consecutive 209th day today in occupied Kashmir following the August 5 Indian illegal decision to abrogate special status of the held valley. ...

33 Turkish soldiers killed in Syrian air strike

Idlib: An air strike in Syria’s Idlib has killed at least 33 Turkish soldiers. ...

North Korean first confirmed coronavirus patient gunned down

(Web Desk): A North Korean official, who came from China, was shot dead after being suspected with the viral disease of Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19, International Business Times reported. ...

Humanitarian crisis worsens as curfew enters 208th day in occupied Kashmir

Srinagar: Military lockdown and restrictions continue on consecutive 208th day today in occupied Kashmir following the August 5 Indian illegal decision to abrogate special status of the held valley. ...

Pope Francis sick after meeting masked well wishers amid Coronavirus outbreak

Rome: Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State, is suffering from slight ailment a day after he met some mask-wearing well wishers in the city. ...

OIC condemns anti-Muslim riots in India

Jeddah - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Thursday condemned recent anti-Muslim riots in India, resulting in the death of innocent people, GNN reported. ...

China to deploy 100,000-strong ‘duck army’ in Pakistan to combat locust invasion

Beijing: China is planning to send duck platoons to Pakistan help the country fight against worst locust invasion that has wreaked havoc on agriculture crops posing threat to the national food security. ...

Saudi Arabia places ban on Umrah pilgrims from coronavirus-hit countries

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia on Thursday imposed an immediate ban on Umrah pilgrims traveling from the countries where coronavirus cases have been confirmed including Pakistan to prevent coronavirus outbreak, GNN reported. ...