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300 million children breathing toxic air – UNICEF report

NEW YORK (Web Desk) – Almost one in seven of the world’s children, 300 million, live in areas with the most toxic levels of outdoor air pollution – six or more times higher than international guidelines, a new UNICEF report revealed on Monday.. Clear the Air for Children uses satellite imagery to show for the

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Saudi says foiled plot to bomb World Cup qualifier

RIYADH (Web Desk) – Saudi authorities said Sunday they had foiled a plot to bomb a football stadium during a World Cup qualifying match and dismantled two “terrorist” cells linked to the Islamic State group. The interior ministry said in a statement that four suspects from each cell had been arrested. One of the cells

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Saudi-led airstrikes kill 60 prisoners in Yemen Red Sea city

SANAA (Monitoring Desk) At least 60 prisoners were killed and 38 others injured when Saudi-led airstrikes hit a prison in Yemeni Res Sea port city of al-Hodayda on Sunday morning, medics, residents and Houthi-controlled state Saba news agency said. The targeted prison, located in al-Zaydiya district of al-Hodayda, was bombed to the ground in a

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70 militants, 9 soldiers killed in Afghanistan within day

KABUL(NNI) Some 70 militants were killed after Afghan army, police and intelligence agency personnel launched wide-scale operations against militants’ hideouts within the past 24 hours, said the country’s Defense Ministry on Sunday. Up to 15 armed Taliban insurgents were also wounded and 20 persons were detained by the joint forces during the raids launched in

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Freedom struggle continues despite worse atrocities: Masood briefs UK media

LONDON (Monitoring Desk)  Sardar Masood Khan, President, Azad Jammu & Kashmir briefed media on human rights violations in Kashmir. He said that India was committing gross human rights violations in Kashmir and the entire population was living under extended curfew for over a month now. He appealed to the international community to play its role

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Pakistan Army stamping out terrorism, US students told

CHICAGO(Monitoring Desk)  Twenty students and faculty members from Benedictine University’s Department of Global Studies were briefed on the progress Pakistan has made since it independence, its challenges and opportunities during a visit to the Consulate. Vice Consul Saman Muneeb also told the group — headed by Dr Vincent Gaddis, who is the head of the

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President AJK urges int’l community to resole Kashmir issue

LONDON(Monitoring Desk)  President, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Sardar Masood Khan has urged the international community to play its role to end the rights abuses and resolve the issue according to the UN resolutions on Kashmir. Briefing the media on human rights violations in Kashmir, he said, “India was committing gross human rights violations in

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Indian troops kill another Kashmiri youth in Kupwara

SRINAGAR(Monitoring Desk)   In a fresh incident of violence, Indian troops killed one more Kashmiri youth in Kupwara district of the Indian-held Kashmir. According to KMS, the troops killed the youth during a siege and search operation in Machil area of the district. Earlier, an Indian soldier was killed in an attack in the same

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Will continue to cooperate with Pakistan in war against terrorism: US

WASHINGTON(Web Desk)  US Department of State deputy spokesperson Mark Toner while briefing the newsmen in Washington said that the United States is will continue to cooperate with Pakistan in war against terrorism. Answering a question regarding this week’s terrorist attack on the Police Training College in Quetta, Mark Toner offered condolences to the families and

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Trump says Clinton policy on Syria would lead to World War Three

Washington –  US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Democrat Hillary Clinton’s plan for Syria would “lead to World War Three,” because of the potential for conflict with military forces from nuclear-armed Russia.In an interview focused largely on foreign policy, Trump said defeating Islamic State is a higher priority than persuading Syrian

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