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Nuclear Lab Project Included in Afghanistan Budget

Nuclear Lab Project Included in Afghanistan Budget

KABUL – Afghan government has included a project to build a nuclear laboratory in the draft of 2020 national budget. The project is expected to cost 41 million Afghanis and is among 11 large projects in the budget proposal. Afghanistan is a member of International Atomic Energy Agency, an organization …

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Released Taliban Prisoners Reach Qatar

Released Taliban Prisoners Reach Qatar

KABUL – The Afghan government has released three key Taliban prisoners, including Annas Haqqani, for exchange with a kidnapped US professor and an Australian professor, reported local media on Tuesday. “Annus Haqqani togethor with two other haqqani networok prisnoers were released from Bagram and arrived in Qatar Monday morning,” ToloNews …

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Yemen’s Houthi Rebels Seize Saudi Arabian Ship in Red Sea

Saudi

RIYADH – Yemeni Houthi rebels captured a Saudi Arabia tugboat on Sunday, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency SPA. Saudi military spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki told a news conference that the ship was towing a South Korean drilling rig in the south of the Red Sea when it “went …

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Hong Kong Leader Calls for Peaceful End to University Standoff

Hong Kong

HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s embattled leader Carrie Lam called for a peaceful resolution Tuesday to a standoff between police and pro-democracy protesters still trapped within a university. Lam said during a news conference that roughly 100 protesters were still holed up in Hong Kong Polytechnic University after 600 had …

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Ex-Pakistani PM Leaves for Medical Treatment

Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, has left the country to receive medical treatment in London, serving a prison sentence for corruption. Sharif, a three-time prime minister, has a disease of the immune system and other health issues. On Saturday, the Lahore High Court lifted a travel ban …

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Russia Begins Military Exercises in Black Sea

Black Sea

MOSCOW – Russia has begun military exercises in the Black Sea, which involves more than 10 ships and aircraft, the press service of the Black Sea Fleet reported Tuesday. The message states that ships’ companies will conduct training “on trawling, naval combat, search and destruction of the submarine, detecting and …

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