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20 Pakistani security forces killed in 2 separate attacks

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Oct 16, 2020 - 14:10
کابل (پژواک، ٢٥ تله ٩٩) : د وسله والو کسانو په دوو بريدونو کې په وزيرستان او بلوچستان کې ٢٠ تنه پاکستاني سرتيري وژل شوي دي.
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Azerbaijan, Armenia agree to ceasefire

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Oct 10, 2020 - 14:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): Azerbaijan and Armenia agreed on Saturday to a ceasefire, promising to begin “substantive talks” on the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, says a media report. Bitter fighting in the central Asian region has claimed hundreds of...
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UN food agency WFP wins Nobel Peace Prize

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Oct 09, 2020 - 15:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme (WFP), won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in areas affected by conflict. The Rome-based organisation says it...
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Trump returns to White House from hospital

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Oct 06, 2020 - 11:35
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Donald Trump has returned to the White House, leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. After 72 hours of hospitalisation, the president posed for a mask-less photo-op on the White House balcony and asked his...
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First pilgrims arrive at Grand Mosque after six-month curb

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Oct 04, 2020 - 12:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): After more than six months, with the exception of Hajj , Makkah’s Grand Mosque has opened its doors to the first group of pilgrims performing Umrah in a welcome sign of a new beginning. More than 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide will...
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US president flown to hospital after tested positive for Covid-19

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Oct 03, 2020 - 16:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Donald Trump has been flown to hospital for treatment after testing positive for coronavirus, according to a media report on Saturday. He tweeted "going well, I think!" after his arrival. US media say his symptoms...
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US President Trump, first lady test positive for coronavirus

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Oct 02, 2020 - 10:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus — a month until the November 3 election. "We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this...
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Armenia, Azerbaijan clash over Nagorno-Karabakh

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Sep 27, 2020 - 16:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): Heavy fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan militaries erupted on Sunday over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, according to a media report. The two sides blamed each other for the escalation that led to reports of casualties...
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Air cadets among 22 killed in Ukraine plane crash

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Sep 26, 2020 - 13:36
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 22 people, mostly air cadets, have been killed in a military plane crash in Ukraine, the BBC reported on Saturday.
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Saudis warn U.N. of oil spot in shipping lane near decaying Yemen tanker

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Sep 24, 2020 - 21:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Saudi Arabia warned the U.N. Security Council that an “oil spot” had been seen in a shipping transit area 31 miles (50 km) west of a decaying tanker that is threatening to spill 1.1 million barrels of crude oil off the coast of...
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US on the verge of 200,000 Covid-19 fatalities

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Sep 22, 2020 - 11:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States of America is close to recording 200,000 Covid-19 fatalities, fresh statistics from a leading university show. Figures from the Johns Hopkins University indicate 199,743 Americans have lost their lives to the...
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Israel, UAE, Bahrain ink normalization deals

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Sep 16, 2020 - 15:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain signed agreements to normalize relations with Israel in the United States on Tuesday.
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US president nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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Sep 10, 2020 - 08:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): US President Donald Trump has been named for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping broker an agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, reports Fox News reported. The US leader was nominated for the highest prize by...
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Saudi Arabia stresses permanent solution to Palestinian issue

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Sep 07, 2020 - 18:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Saudi Arabia has stressed over permanent solution to the Palestinian issue based on the Arab Peace Initiative proposed by the Kingdom in 2002, according to Saudi state news agency on Monday. Saudi King Salman held a telephonic talks...
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13 killed, 30 wounded in Dhaka gas pipeline blast

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Sep 05, 2020 - 18:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): More than a dozen worshippers were killed and 30 others wounded during Friday’s night prayers when a blast sent flames raging through a mosque in Bangladesh, officials said Saturday. The explosion, caused by leakage from a gas...
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India’s former president Mukherjee dies at 84

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Sep 01, 2020 - 08:44
KABUL (Pajhwok): After being diagnosed with the coronavirus, ex-Indian president Pranab Mukherjee passed away late on Monday at 84, The Hindustan Times reported on Tuesday. Mukherjee breathed his last weeks after his admission to New Delhi's Army...
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Kingdom committed to Arab Peace Plan: Saudi FM

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Aug 20, 2020 - 11:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Saudi Arabia reiterated its commitment to Mideast peace on the basis of the Arab Peace Plan. According to Saudi media, Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan told his German counterpart Heiko Maas during a meeting in Berlin that...
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8 Afghan refugees dead in Pakistan infighting

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Aug 19, 2020 - 19:30
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least eight Afghan refugees were killed and six others injured during infighting in Haripur city of Pakistan ’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Wednesday, a neighbor said. Naqibullah Hamdam told Pajhwok Afghan News...
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22m Covid-19 patients worldwide, 15m recovered

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Aug 19, 2020 - 17:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): At least 22 million people have been infected with Covid-19 worldwide, while the number of recovering people has reached 15 million, statistics from a US-based university said. After emerging in the Wuhan city of China last December...
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Of 21m Covid-19 patients worldwide, 5pc die

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Aug 15, 2020 - 13:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): Of more than 21 million people infected with Covid-19 worldwide, five percent have lost their lives, statistics from a US-based university suggest.
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