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Radical Pakistan Party Releases 11 Police Hostages After Anti-France Protests

NDTV - 2 hours 46 min ago
Eleven Pakistani police officers seized by supporters of a radical Islamist group as part of their campaign to get the French ambassador expelled have been released, officials said Monday.
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Saudi Crown Prince's Latest Economic Plan Comes With Big Risks

NDTV - 3 hours 11 min ago
Saudi Arabia's latest economic plan comes with a big risk: while it might help boost investment, it could also hit the government's finances.
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Covid Survivors May Need Just One Shot Of 2-Dose Vaccines, Say Studies

NDTV - 3 hours 23 min ago
Coronavirus vaccines were just rolling out in December when more than 1,000 staffers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles volunteered for a sweeping study. The goal: pinpoint how immune...
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Pakistan Police And Rangers Taken Hostage In Anti-France Protests

NDTV - 4 hours 33 min ago
Eight Pakistan police officers and special rangers were being held hostage Sunday by supporters of a radical Islamist party, officials said, after days of violent anti-France protests.
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No plan to meet S Jaishankar in UAE, says Pakistan FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi

Zeenews World News - 5 hours 26 min ago
Pakistan's FM has welcomed mediation efforts by the UAE between his country and India but told UAE newspaper Khaleej Times that he was not planning to meet his Indian counterpart in the country.
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More Than Half Of US Adults Have At Least Taken One Vaccine Dose: Report

NDTV - 5 hours 28 min ago
More than half of US adults have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, government data showed on Sunday, as the White House bids to beat a worrying surge in new cases.
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South African Variant May "Break Through" Pfizer Vaccine, Says Study

NDTV - 5 hours 59 min ago
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa can break through the protection provided by Pfizer Inc and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found.
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Hong Kong suspends flights from India, Pakistan and Philippines from April 20

Zeenews World News - 6 hours 1 min ago
The Hong Kong authorities on Sunday (April 18) announced that they are suspending flights from India, Pakistan and the Philippines from April 20 onwards. 
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China's Ant Group Explores Ways For Jack Ma To Exit: Report

NDTV - 6 hours 8 min ago
Ant Group is exploring options for founder Jack Ma to divest his stake in the financial technology giant and give up control, according to a source familiar with regulators' thinking and two people...
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Google Doodle Honours Vera Gendroitch, Russia's First Female War Surgeon

NDTV - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 23:08
Google celebrates Russian surgeon, professor, poet, and author Dr. Vera Gedroits on her 151st birthday today. Known as Russia's first female military surgeon, Dr. Gedroits was one of the world's first...
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Two Dead In Tesla Crash In US With No One Driving: Report

NDTV - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 21:50
Two men were killed in a crash in Texas while riding in a Tesla car that police said almost certainly had no one behind the wheel, US media reported Sunday.
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Egypt: Eleven dead, 98 injured after train derails near Cairo

Zeenews World News - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 18:45
Eleven people were killed and 98 injured on Sunday in a train accident in Egypt's Qalioubia province north of Cairo, the health ministry said in a statement.
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5 Wounded In Rocket Attack On Iraq Base Hosting Americans: Report

NDTV - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 18:24
Five rockets targeted Sunday an Iraqi airbase hosting US soldiers and at least two projectiles hit an American maintenance firm wounding two foreigners and three Iraqi soldiers, a security source...
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3 killed in police crackdown on banned radical Islamist party TLP in Pakistan

Zeenews World News - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 17:52
Punjab police spokesperson Rana Arif also confirmed death of three persons during the law enforcement agencies's operation. He said a dozen or so police officials were 'brutally tortured' by the TLP workers.
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5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes southwestern Iran

Zeenews World News - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 17:44
The quake was some 100 kilometers (60 miles) from Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant. There was no immediate report on the plant, though the facility was constructed to withstand earthquakes up to magnitude 8.
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Nearly 100 people injured after train derails in Egypt

Zeenews World News - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 17:40
The train was heading from Cairo to the Nile Delta city of Mansoura and derailed at 13.54 local time (11:54 GMT), about 40 kilometres north of Cairo, Egyptian National Railways said in a short statement. The cause of the accident is being investigated, it added.
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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny 'at risk of kidney failure', daughter says he needs a doctor

Zeenews World News - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 15:35
The daughter of hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny called on Russian authorities on Sunday to allow a doctor to treat her father in prison, a day after a group of medical professionals warned he is at risk of kidney failure.
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China's Population To Enter Negative Growth After 2025: Report

NDTV - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 15:13
The demographics of the world's most populous country is set to change as China will experience a negative growth after 2025, which will result in shortage of consumer demand, a well-known Chinese...
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2 Earthquakes Rattle Taiwan, No Reports Of Damage

NDTV - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 14:43
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake quickly followed by another at 6.2 struck eastern Taiwan on Sunday, the island's weather bureau said, with no reports of damage.
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Deadly Clashes After Islamist Hardliners Take Police Hostage In Pakistan

NDTV - Sun, 04/18/2021 - 14:23
Police in Pakistan said a hardline Islamist group had taken six security personnel hostage at its headquarters in Lahore on Sunday after a week of violent clashes following the arrest of the group's...
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