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Typhoon Kammuri: 200,000 people evacuated from coastal areas of Philippine

Typhoon Kammuri: Philippine authorities have evacuated 200,000 people living in coastal and mountainous areas due to fears of floods and landslides after news of the powerful typhoon approaching land. The typhoon is expected to reach the island of Greater Luzon...

Typhoon Kammuri: Philippines began population-based operation

The Philippine government has begun operations for the displacement of thousands of people, in preparation for a Typhoon Kammuri that is now in the Pacific Ocean and bringing with it strong winds and heavy rains, threatening the SEA Games...

Afghan army commander killed in bomb blast in southern Afghanistan

Brig. Gen. Zahirgul Muqbil, an army commander of Afghan border forces was killed Saturday morning when a roadside bomb exploded in Marjah district of southern Helmand province. The spokesman for the governor of Helmand province, Omar Zwak, said that the...

610 million-year-old embryo fossils found in China

The Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has announced the discovery of a series of embryo fossils dating back 610 million years ago in Long'an, southwest China's Guizhou Province. "The discoveries, made by...

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone dies at 101

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone has died at the age of 101, Japan's National Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) reported Friday. Nakasone, who served as prime minister between 1982 and 1987, is known internationally for his friendship with the late US...

Malaysia returns 42 containers of plastic waste to Britain

Malaysian authorities announced on Monday that 42 containers of plastic waste will be returned to Britain, which has been sent "illegally". According to the Malaysian Ministry of Environment and the British Embassy in Malaysia, in a joint statement reported by...

5.7 magnitude earthquake hits Russian administered Shikotan island

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted an area 39 kilometers off the coast of the Russian-administered Shikotan island, the official SPA news agency reported. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake occurred at...

Eight soldiers killed in Taliban attack on checkpoint in central Afghanistan

At least eight Afghan soldiers have been killed and four others wounded in an attack by Taliban insurgents on a checkpoint in the central province of Daykundi, governor Anwar Rahmati said Sunday. "Military reinforcements were deployed this morning in the...

Australia bush fires: Over 100 schools are closed, 300 homes destroyed

Australia bush fires: More than 100 schools in southeastern Australia are closed on Wednesday and authorities are warning residents in high-risk zones to be ready to move when high temperatures are forecast to cause new fires. Australia has been struggling...

Death toll in Kabul blast rises to 12 dead, 20 wounded

Kabul blast: The Afghan authorities announced the death toll of the car bomb explosion in the capital Kabul to 12 people, including children, as well as the injury of 20 others. The death toll in the Kabul blast has...

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Buyers flock to the Pakistan Lifestyle furniture expo

Over ten thousand buyers visited the 35th Lifestyle Furniture Exhibition on the first day and bought goods from a long...
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