Friday, February 22, 2019
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Six women among 94 journalists, media staff killed in 2018: Watchdog

94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents this year the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said on...
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Afghan Taliban holds second round of peace talks in Iran

After US President Donald Trump indicated there would be a significant withdrawal of American troops the Afghan Taliban have visited Tehran for a second...
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Modi congratulates Hasina on electoral victory; first leader to wish her

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday congratulated his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Monday and conveyed his heartiest congratulations on her party’s decisive victory in...

Sheikh Hasina secures third term as Bangladesh Prime Minister

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has secured her third consecutive term after her party, Awami League (AL), registered a landslide victory, Bangladesh's Election Commission...
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7.2 earthquake strikes Philippines

A 7.2 powerful magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday that prompted authorities to issue a tsunami warning that was lifted...
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Iran holding talks with Afghan Taliban amid peace push

The Islamic republic of Iran has been has been holding talks with the Afghan Taliban in coordination with Kabul to help relieve rampant insecurity...
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Toll due to deadly volcanic tsunami in Indonesia mounts to 429

At least 429 people have been killed so far from the deadly tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in Indonesia's Sunda Strait climbed to...
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Erdogan sends troops to Syria border as US prepares for pullout talks

Ahead of an imminent US withdrawal, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent more troops to Syria's border on Monday US President Donald Trump's decision to...
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Seven civilians killed in Afghan explosion

Seven civilians were killed in an explosion in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, officials said on Monday. A government spokesman told Media that seven civilians were killed...
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Indonesian tsunami death toll rises to 281, more than 1000 injured

The death toll has touched 281 people in the devastating tsunami that hit the Sunda Strait in the western part of the archipelago on...