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Death toll in Moscow suburban gas explosion climbs to 7

The number of people killed in a gas explosion in the city of Noginsk east of Moscow has increased to seven, rescuers have found the bodies of another two victims, a source in emergency services said on Thursday. "Two more bodies …

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Emergency alarm sounds on ISS

An emergency alarm in the Zvezda module of the ISS’s Russian segment woke up the Russian cosmonauts, the press service of Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos said on Thursday. "An emergency alarm sounded in the …

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Two terrorists 'neutralized' in southeastern Turkey

Two terrorists were "neutralized" in an operation in southeastern Turkey, the country’s Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. The terrorists were neutralized during Operation Eren-2 in rural areas of Diyarbakir's …

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Panjshir valley resistance vows to hold out

The status of the Panjshir Valley in the east of Afghanistan remained unclear Tuesday, following Taliban* statements that the militants had taken the last holdout province in the country even as anti-Taliban resistance members vowed to keep fighting

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Taliban say women won't be allowed to play sport

Afghan women, including the country’s women’s cricket team, will be banned from playing sport under the new Taliban government, according to an official in the group. In an interview with the Australian broadcaster …

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Russia records 18,024 new daily COVID-19 cases

Russia has registered 18,024 new confirmed COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours. The total number of infections has reached 7,065,904 cases, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told journalists on Wednesday. According to the crisis …

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Georgia reports 2,571 new COVID-19 cases

Georgia has reported 2,571 new cases of coronavirus, 3,668 recoveries and 60 deaths in the past 24 hours.  35,153 remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia. 29,449 tests were conducted around the country in the past 24 …

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First graders in Georgia to start school year in October

First grade students will start their first school year on October 4 in all cities and villages of Georgia where the Covid-19 infection rate is below 4%, the Georgian Ministry of Education announced. This decision applies only to public …

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WHO: world reached plateau in COVID-19 incidence

The world has reached a plateau in terms of the incidence of COVID-19, but a different situation is observed in different regions of the planet, Maria van Kerkhove, expert of the World Health Organization (WHO) said during the broadcast online …

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Population of Uzbekistan exceeds 35 million

Permanent population of Uzbekistan has grown almost for 140,000 people, according to the State Statistics Committee. The permanent population reached 35,000,082 people as of September 7. They include 17,570,041 males and …

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Biden's border crisis

Since the Biden administration eased restrictions at the border earlier this year, federal agents have seen a surge of illegal immigrants attempting to cross, with dramatic increases in single adults, unaccompanied children and members of “transnational criminal organizations

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U.N. says basic services in Afghanistan collapsing

Afghanistan is facing the collapse of basic services and food and other aid is about to run out, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Tuesday. OCHA spokesperson Jens Laerke told a U.N. briefing in …

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