4 August 2021
Acting Minister of Public Health Wahid Majroh at an event says 1.46 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrived in the country today3 week ago
Acting Minister of Public Health Wahid Majroh at an event says 1.46 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine arrived in the country today
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Also, US sending 3 million doses of @moderna_tx to Indonesia today. "This is one of the United States' largest shipment of donated vaccine so far," a senior administration official tells @VOANews
The Biden administration will blacklist more than 30 companies today, targeting them for various actions. Not all the companies are Chinese, but 14 of them are related to China's ongoing campaign of repression against Muslim minority groups, sources tell
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Afghan Vice President: US forces withdrew from Bagram base without coordination with the Afghan government
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The Afghan president visits Bagram base after the withdrawal of US and foreign forces from it
Last time Bangkok Thailand imposed nationwide nightly curfew of 10pm-4am to prevent Covid19 spread was in April last year at onset of pandemic. Authorities lifted that curfew after some 2 months. No mention of when 9pm-4am nightly curfew from July 12 will be lifted this time
This video from Abu Nasr Farahi borders shows security vehicles that were left behind by Afghani security forces who fled to Iran3 week ago
This video from Abu Nasr Farahi borders shows security vehicles that were left behind by Afghani security forces who fled to Iran
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Russian Foreign Minister: We are concerned about the possibility of military actions crossing the borders of Afghanistan towards Tajikistan
In Khabarovsk a maximum of 10 people were allowed to gather on the one-year anniversary of the arrest of former governor Sergei Furgal. They sang a song about a sacred war3 week ago
In Khabarovsk a maximum of 10 people were allowed to gather on the one-year anniversary of the arrest of former governor Sergei Furgal. They sang a song about a sacred war
Hong Kong court orders barrister who organised Tiananmen vigil to remain in custody
Thailand introduces new lockdown-like measures beginning on Monday for six provinces - checkpoints on travel begin on Saturday - government still refuses to call it a "lockdown" - public and private to work from home - curfew in place
Taliban Says It Will Not Attack Provincial Centers3 week ago
Taliban Says It Will Not Attack Provincial Centers
KANI, Sagaing Region: SAC Militants fired on the refugees hiding in the jungle near Ohmma Nyaung Hla village. The refugees had to flee again. SAC Militants burned the motorcycles, other properties and shelters
Residents of Aungpinle and Phayagyi in Mandalay teamed up to protest against the military government on Friday. (Photo:CJ)3 week ago
Residents of Aungpinle and Phayagyi in Mandalay teamed up to protest against the military government on Friday. (Photo:CJ)
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Two senior Afghan security officials told Reuters that the Afghan-Qala border crossing between Iran and Afghanistan had been captured by the Taliban, adding that Afghan security and customs officials had fled across the border and that a number of Afghan soldiers had taken refuge inside Iran.
GYOBINGAUK, Bago Region:  SAC Militants ABDUCTED U TUN TUN OO, an activist from Ma Yin Than Phyu Chaung village, today morning. He was tested Covid-19 positive and got treatments at the hospital. Recently he returned home and abducted3 week ago
GYOBINGAUK, Bago Region: SAC Militants ABDUCTED U TUN TUN OO, an activist from Ma Yin Than Phyu Chaung village, today morning. He was tested Covid-19 positive and got treatments at the hospital. Recently he returned home and abducted
The Taliban have attacked the seventh district of Kandahar city. Security sources say the Taliban attacked the seventh district of Kandahar today and toppled two security checkpoints. But Kandahar police say more troops have arrived to suppress the Taliban.
Third day of clashes about control of Qala-i-Naw town north of Herat
Taliban in Ab Nasar Farahi custom with Iran  in Farah province3 week ago
Taliban in Ab Nasar Farahi custom with Iran in Farah province
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An accident involving a fire engine took place in the suburbs of Khabarovsk, two firefighters were killed.
43 Killed In Bangladesh Factory Fire: Police, Building Still In Flames3 week ago
43 Killed In Bangladesh Factory Fire: Police, Building Still In Flames
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Taliban says controls 85 percent of Afghan territory
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Outspoken professor Johannes Chan leaves HKU post after contract expires
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 12 km NW of Dipolog, Philippines
Taliban in Kandahar city
Addressing a press conference, Taliban negotiator Shahabuddin Dilawar says they are in talks with other Afghans to discuss a new system that should be Islamic, Afghan-inclusive and united3 week ago
Addressing a press conference, Taliban negotiator Shahabuddin Dilawar says they are in talks with other Afghans to discuss a new system "that should be Islamic, Afghan-inclusive and united
Taliban in Thorghndi custom on Turkmenistan border in Herat province3 week ago
Taliban in Thorghndi custom on Turkmenistan border in Herat province
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Russia: Taliban control two-thirds of the border strip between Afghanistan and Tajikistan
According to a polling conducted by the Australian Institute, more than four in 10 Australians are worried China may attack Australia, expressing a level of fear that is nearly as high as among Taiwan's population
Taliban: The enemy soldiers escaped from the base of Abak area of Pasaband district of Ghor province last night and came under the control of Mujahidin.3 week ago
Taliban: The enemy soldiers escaped from the base of Abak area of Pasaband district of Ghor province last night and came under the control of Mujahidin.
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Taliban claim to have captured Afghanistan's biggest trade crossing with Iran
Sopore Police busted a terrorist hideout of a banned terrorist organization. Arms and ammunition were recovered; investigation underway  Video source: Sopore Police3 week ago
Sopore Police busted a terrorist hideout of a banned terrorist organization. Arms and ammunition were recovered; investigation underway Video source: Sopore Police
North Korea has rejected AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine that was to be delivered through COVAX due to concerns about potential side effects, and appears instead to be seeking Russian-made shots, a think tank with ties to South Korea's spy agency says
Unexpected Taliban blitz from South-West Defense lines of Kandahar city were broken NW Dand. Taliban entered Mirbazar and Shah Mansur. City's prison is raided. Possibility that District 7 collapse Afghanistan
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The Taliban will not cross the borders of Central Asia, representatives of the movement said during talks in Moscow, expressing their readiness to combat the threat from ISIS, as well as to eradicate drug production in Afghanistan after the end of hostilities.
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At least one Kyrgyz citizen killed in shootout on Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border yesterday
Taliban claims control over Karkh district in Herat
The Islam Qala border town, one of the main trade gateways into Iran, and the Torghundi border town, a trade gateway into Turkmenistan, both in Herat province, have fallen to Taliban, the acting head of Herat customs department, Nisar Ahmad Naseri, confirmed3 week ago
The Islam Qala border town, one of the main trade gateways into Iran, and the Torghundi border town, a trade gateway into Turkmenistan, both in Herat province, have fallen to Taliban, the acting head of Herat customs department, Nisar Ahmad Naseri, confirmed
Taliban: Last night, the center of Karukh district of Herat province, the command, national security and all its accessories fell into the hands of Mujahidin after the enemy fled. Mujahidin received a lot of equipment, weapons and ammunition.
Taliban claimed control over Takhkansur district in Nimroz Province
Taliban controlled Rabat Sanji district in Herat including its headquarters, police and intelligence headquarters, customs and the Turgundy crossing with Turkmenistan3 week ago
Taliban controlled Rabat Sanji district in Herat including its headquarters, police and intelligence headquarters, customs and the Turgundy crossing with Turkmenistan
Taliban claims captured Gelran district in Herat3 week ago
Taliban claims captured Gelran district in Herat
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 184 km E of Kuril’sk, Russia
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 96 km SE of Phek, India
Taliban captured Safa village and Army base in Tarnak(g) Wa Jaldak district in the west of Zabul province. Therefore, Tarnak Wa Jaldak district is under Taliban. Here is the location of the village and the base on map:
Afghanistan's 1ST VP Saleh to Badghis MP Amir Shah Naibzada "Our constant reports shows you are encouraging ANDSF to surrender to Taliban. If you don't repent, if you don't stop I will send you to Hell. You are a traitor. You have 1 hour to reverse this"
There was a meeting today between @SecBlinken and representatives of Burma civil society, announces @StateDeptSpox
Pro Govt. media also claimed death of Taliban commander Mawlavi Atiq Behij in Farkhar Takhar3 week ago
Pro Govt. media also claimed death of Taliban commander Mawlavi Atiq Behij in Farkhar Takhar
Military claimed killing Taliban commander Hizbullah Sajjad in Helmand3 week ago
Military claimed killing Taliban commander Hizbullah Sajjad in Helmand
Shorabak base abandoned, southern Kandahar
3 week ago
The Pentagon: The Taliban have taken control of dozens of population centers in Afghanistan
US Defense Department spokesman: The Taliban have taken control of dozens of cities in Afghanistan and we believe they are planning to seize regional centers
[email protected] says he sees "zero" similarities between Afghanistan & US pullout from Vietnam. "There's going to be no circumstance where your going to see ppl being lifted off a roof of an embassy of the United States from Afghanistan"
"Our military mission in Afghanistan will conclude on August 31" per @POTUS
"A civil war is different from the Taliban succeeding," per @POTUS "The question is, how much of a threat to the United States of America & to our allies is whatever results
This video from today shows a bombing just near the main part of the town. It struck this exact mountain top:
Lots of footage coming out of Afghanistan's Qala e Naw (قلعه نو) today as clashes increase between Taliban and security forces. Video filmed from here
EU's top diplomat @JosepBorrellF had a video call with Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi today. "Borrell said differences should not prevent contact and exchange between the two sides", per Chinese readout. EU version yet to emerge
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70 Villages in Sarobi Under Taliban Control: Officials
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"We're still assessing the feasibility of the first lady attending" the TokyoOlympics and an advance team arriving in Japan this week, says @PressSec
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Khamenei: I offer my condolences on the demise of the untiring fighter Mr. Ahmad Jebril, Secretary-General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, to the Palestinians, all those active in the Palestinians' struggles, all members of the Resistance in W Asia, & his survivors
European Parliament resolution on Hong Kong, notably case of Apple Daily, passes with a majority 578 for 29 against - calls for sanctions on HK / Chinese officials - Beijing Winter Olympic boycott - emergency visas for HK journalists - support for HKers moving to EU
Police station abandoned. Herat Afghanistan3 week ago
Police station abandoned. Herat Afghanistan
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Kashmir: Militant, two Indian soldiers killed, multiple injured (casualties could rise) in an alleged infiltration incident at the 'LoC' in Rajouri district
16 Afghan forces were killed in an attack by Taliban militants on Badghis Province, western Afghanistan
3 week ago
Fans banned from Olympic venues in Tokyo, which will be under a virus emergency (much weaker than a lockdown) throughout the Games. Some events are outside Tokyo, no decision on fans at those yet.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - Southern Qinghai, China
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 80 km NE of Aksu, China
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Clashes again at Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border. According to Tajikistan National Defense Committee armed Kyrgyz soldiers crossed Tajik border in Sogdiysk region and attempted to steal 9 horses. Several injured in shootout
Herat: Taliban control the center of Pashtun Zarghun Directorate, including the headquarters of the Police Command and the National Security Administration intelligence, and control of military vehicles, weapons and ammunition3 week ago
Herat: Taliban control the center of Pashtun Zarghun Directorate, including the headquarters of the Police Command and the National Security Administration intelligence, and control of military vehicles, weapons and ammunition
Herat Province: Taliban claims control the center of the Shindand district, including the district's market, the municipality's headquarters and the center of Foladak, and seize military vehicles, weapons and ammunition3 week ago
Herat Province: Taliban claims control the center of the Shindand district, including the district's market, the municipality's headquarters and the center of Foladak, and seize military vehicles, weapons and ammunition
Herat Province: Taliban control the center of the Directorate Kahsan, including the headquarters of the Police Command and the National Security Administration intelligence, and control of military vehicles, weapons and ammunition3 week ago
Herat Province: Taliban control the center of the Directorate Kahsan, including the headquarters of the Police Command and the National Security Administration intelligence, and control of military vehicles, weapons and ammunition
3 week ago
Seoul's NIS briefed lawmakers on North Korea's "grave" COVID19 incident: Believes it to be tied to military grain mismanagement; Also linked to delayed opening of disinfection center; Alleges that the DPRK intended to reopen the border in April
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[email protected] confirms the majority of British forces have now withdrawn from Afghanistan. But he says this does not mean the end of UK commitment to the country. "We are not about to turn away". PM says UK is under no illusion about the perils of the situation
3 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - Izu Islands, Japan region
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Taliban militants control the headquarters of Shahr Safa district in Zabul province, southern Afghanistan
Two new buildings in Tai Wai to be demolished and rebuilt over safety concerns3 week ago
Two new buildings in Tai Wai to be demolished and rebuilt over safety concerns
Many in Bangkok are anticipating a Covid19 lockdown as Thailand PM Prayut set to have a meeting July 9 on additional covid measures. To flatten the curve of rising infections April last year, government imposed a nightly curfew with suspended public transportation
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 114 km E of Sarangani, Philippines
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United Nations calls on the Security Council to extend the aid mechanism to Syria
With hundreds of additional troops deployed to the region, Afghanistan's forces retake control of western Badghis province's capital Qala-e-Naw, which the Taliban had stormed into a day earlier
The Tehrik-e-Taliban have claimed attacking a checkpoint in Dir Lower district of Khyber Pakhtunkha. Police say Hussain Khan was targeted late last night when unidentified men opened fire at a checkpoint. He succumbed to his injuries in hospital
3 week ago
Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam postponed over virus fears: Games official
As many as 69 Taliban militants were killed and 23 others wounded in Qala-i-Naw, the capital city of the western Badghis province, as a result of a military operation conducted against the Taliban militants
Badghis Governor said the Taliban resumed their attacks on Qala-e-Naw today, trying to enter the city from the east, but were resisted by security forces. The clashes in the last two days are said to have forced a number of residents to leave the city & seek safety in Herat
Maulvi Atiq Behij, head of Taliban intelligence in Takhar province, died of severe wounds sustained in the fighting in Khosda district of Farkhar district3 week ago
Maulvi Atiq Behij, head of Taliban intelligence in Takhar province, died of severe wounds sustained in the fighting in Khosda district of Farkhar district
A mine planted in Mirbacha Kot district of Kabul-Parwan road, was discovered and defused by the Kabul security team before the exploding at around 9:00 AM in the morning3 week ago
A mine planted in Mirbacha Kot district of Kabul-Parwan road, was discovered and defused by the Kabul security team before the exploding at around 9:00 AM in the morning
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 8 km WSW of Ashkāsham, Afghanistan
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IndianArmy foiled infiltration bid by militants along LoC in Naoshera Sector, Distt Rajouri(J&K). One terrorist neutralised, body recovered with AK-47 Rifle, amn & warlike stores
5 Taliban insurgents were killed and 4 others were wounded in an airstrike conducted by AAF in Delaram district of Nimruz province, yesterday, @MoDAfghanistan said.  Also, 1 vehicle, 2 motorbikes & 3 of their AK-47s were destroyed, MoD added3 week ago
5 Taliban insurgents were killed and 4 others were wounded in an airstrike conducted by AAF in Delaram district of Nimruz province, yesterday, @MoDAfghanistan said. Also, 1 vehicle, 2 motorbikes & 3 of their AK-47s were destroyed, MoD added
China's gene giant harvests data from millions of women:"Reuters has found that BGI's prenatal test, 1 of the most popular in the world,is a source of genetic data for the company,which has worked with the Chinese military to improve 'population quality'
Google has also restricted Myanmar region from accessing Workspace, a feature that provides productivity apps such as — Gmail/Drive/Docs for business. Only six countries with including North Korea are in the banned list.3 week ago
Google has also restricted Myanmar region from accessing Workspace, a feature that provides productivity apps such as — Gmail/Drive/Docs for business. Only six countries with including North Korea are in the banned list.
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Afghan Ministry of Defense: More than 175 Taliban fighters were killed in fierce battles in separate areas
Security forces said this morning the Afghan Air Force destroyed a Taliban car bomb before it reached its target in Badghis province. MoI said at least 69 Taliban insurgents were killed & 23 others wounded yesterday in clashes in QalaeNaw. Taliban have not yet commented
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Norwegian telecoms group @TelenorGroup pulls out of Myanmar over military coup
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Shindand center is surrounded. Clashes also reported in Guzara and Pashtun Zarghun areas Herat
Bridgestone to suspend its Myanmar operations at the end of July. Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world's largest tire and rubber company, has been operating in Myanmar since 2014.3 week ago
Bridgestone to suspend its Myanmar operations at the end of July. Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world's largest tire and rubber company, has been operating in Myanmar since 2014.
3 week ago
Afghan defense and security forces have launched 278 joint, independent, air and special operations in seven provinces of the country killing as many as 2,367 Taliban militants, said Ajmal Omar Shinwari, spokesperson for the Afghan armed forces
3 week ago
Think tank chief accused of spying for China reportedly was double agent
More than ten people have been assassinated in several targeted attacks by unknown armed men in Kabul city in the last two weeks, the @moiafghanistan said.  According to the MoI, most of the attacks have been carried out in the PD5, PD12, and PD8 areas of the city3 week ago
More than ten people have been assassinated in several targeted attacks by unknown armed men in Kabul city in the last two weeks, the @moiafghanistan said. According to the MoI, most of the attacks have been carried out in the PD5, PD12, and PD8 areas of the city
Taliban control the entire district Shahr Safa, including its center and police headquarters, which is located along Kabul-Kandahar road3 week ago
Taliban control the entire district Shahr Safa, including its center and police headquarters, which is located along Kabul-Kandahar road
CCSA are predicting 10,000 cases in 24 hours next week due to the rapid rise of the highly transmissible Delta variant. Today we topped 7,000 cases for the first time. Doctors said real number could be 3 times higher. The same with the 75 reported deaths today
3 week ago
Afghanistan's private Pashto TV channel @Shamshadnetwork alleges that Afghan Government has "pressured" them not to air their recorded interview with Amir Khan Mutaqi, a senior Taliban official
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