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The party headed by the 44-year-old centrist, who was re-elected in April, and his allies are set to win 200 - 260 seats out of 577 in the final ballot of Sunday’s legislative election, according to projections by five pollsters.
Ethiopia is experiencing widespread ethnic tensions in several regions, most of them over historical grievances and political tensions.
Singh's Gurudwara Karte Parwan on Saturday became the latest target of attack on the minority communities' places of worship in Afghanistan. Two people were killed.
The US economy has recovered strongly from the damage wrought by Covid-19, but soaring inflation and supply-chain snarls made worse by the war in Ukraine have increased pessimism.
Police officer Aziz Jamali said the gunmen fled on motorcycles after shooting the police officers at the Mundrani security post near the town of Dera Murad Jamali.
In Russia's response to Western sanctions imposed on Moscow since its invasion of Ukraine, state energy giant Gazprom has cut supplies to Denmark's Orsted (ORSTED.CO) and to Shell Energy (SHEL.L) for its contract to supply gas to Germany.
There are also apprehensions that more and more military personnel, serving and retired, being already vetted, may be preferred to the civilians.
WhatsApp is also understood to be working on a new banner notification feature that will notify you when someone joins a call after it has already begun.
The inauguration in their southern hometown of Davao, where she’s the outgoing mayor, comes two weeks before she assumes office on June 30 as specified in the Philippine Constitution.
It said Russian forces were "storming" towards the village of Orikhove, but that it had "successfully repulsed" an assault near the village.
As per NHK World, the quake hit shortly after 3 pm (local time). The quake registered a lower 6 on Japan's seismic intensity scale of zero to 7 at Suzu City.
The worldwide backlog has ballooned to nearly 2.4 million including 700,000 Indians, according to watchdog CIC News. The processing backlog has grown since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic
The last pre-pandemic auction was won by Justin Sun, an American entrepreneur active in cryptocurrencies, who spent $4.6 million for the right to dine with Warren Buffett, an outspoken critic of bitcoin.
Troops fired in Visuvamadu, 365 kilometres (228 miles) north of Colombo, on Saturday night as their guard point was pelted with stones, army spokesman Nilantha Premaratne said.
"We must be prepared for this to last for years," said Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.
The Karte Parwan Gurudwara attack in Kabul reveals the rising Islamic radicalisation in the Af-Pak region with jihadists willing pawns of political players and adversaries.
Projections from polling firms suggest his "Together" coalition is on course to be the biggest party in the next National Assembly, but possibly short of the 289 seats needed for a majority.
The attack on Gurdwara Karte Parwan in Kabul comes days after the local branch of Islamic State released a video on its propaganda site warning attack on Hindus and Sikhs.
The medicine will be delivered to "over 800 families suffering from the acute epidemic which broke out in some areas of South Hwanghae Province," state media KCNA reported Friday.
Biden promised that parents could begin scheduling appointments as early as next week to have their young children vaccinated at hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and doctor's offices.
The president told a small crowd of well-wishers and reporters that he had lost his balance as he tried to pull a foot out of a bike clip.
Russia is sending a large number of reserve troops to Severodonetsk from other battle zones to try to gain full control of the eastern city, Gaiday said.
Relentless downpours over the past week have inundated vast stretches of the country’s northeast with troops deployed to evacuate households cut off from neighbouring communities.
The financial crime watchdog, set up by the Group of Seven industrial powers to protect the global financial system, said Islamabad had substantially completed its two action plans, covering 34 items, as it seeks to get off the list where it has been since 2018.
While no organisation claimed responsibility for the attack, Takor confirmed that at least one member of the Islamic Emirate forces and an Afghan Sikh national were killed in the incident. Seven others were injured and hospitalised.
The June 5 disappearance of British journalist Dom Phillips and his aide, indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, while on a reporting trip in a remote region of the Amazon had ignited an international outcry.
Russian forces reached the outskirts of the regional capital Mykolaiv in early March but were then driven back to the eastern and southern edges of the region, where fighting is ongoing.
Monkeypox is a sylvatic zoonosis that may cause infections in humans and the disease usually occurs in forested parts of Central and West Africa.
With its existing fuel stocks fast depleting, Sri Lanka is under intense pressure to get foreign exchange to pay for its imports, which has brought several sectors of the country’s economy to a grinding halt.
The Information Minister of Galmudug Ahmed Shire told the Somali National News Agency that the local residents and regional forces repulsed the attack by Al-Shabab terrorists on the town in the Galgaduud region.
The mounting anti-military junta resistance in Myanmar is accompanied by rising anti-China sentiment in the country.
Xi urged improvement in the fight against corruption to guarantee that officials do not have the ‘audacity, opportunity, or desire to engage in corruption’
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) kept Pakistan on the list on Friday but said a visit to verify progress on countering financing of terrorism and money laundering could lead to its removal from countries under increased monitoring.
"The Russians are grinding forward inch by inch and it is vital for us to show what we know to be true which is that Ukraine can win and will win," Johnson told reporters on his arrival back in Britain from a visit to Kyiv.
Kabul Gurdwara attack: A Taliban spokesperson said the attackers had laden a car with explosives but it had detonated before reaching its target. Taliban authorities said the area was being secured.
Suspected ISIS terrorists stormed the shrine around 7:15am local time (8:30am IST) on Saturday.
Floods are a regular menace to millions of people in low-lying Bangladesh, but experts say climate change is increasing their frequency, ferocity and unpredictability.
The fire at a Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co. plant in outlying Jinshan district broke out around 4:00 am, but was brought under control later that morning, according to state news agency Xinhua.
The terrorists, believed to be affiliated to Islamic State, entered the Gurdwara at around 8.30am IST after shooting the security guard dead.
"We are deeply concerned about the reports emanating from Kabul about an attack on a sacred Gurudwara in that city. We are closely monitoring the situation and waiting for further details on the unfolding developments," the MEA statement said.
The Sri Lankan government declared Friday a holiday for public offices and schools to curtail vehicular movement, leaving many roads in and around the capital Colombo deserted.
India in the past had offered all support to evacuate Karte Parwan Sikhs and is currently closely monitoring the situation.
The restaurant defended the advertisement of ‘Aja na Raja’ featuring a scene of Alia Bhatt's movie Gangubai Kathiawadi and said it was just a concept.
"We enforce our policies equally for everyone, and have removed the video uploaded by the January 6th Committee channel," said YouTube in a statement.
While young children generally don’t get as sick from Covid-19 as older kids and adults, their hospitalisations surged during the Omicron wave and FDA’s advisers determined that benefits from vaccination outweighed the minimal risks.
Omicron BA.2.12.1 - which is presently causing most infections in the United States - and Omicron BA.5 and BA.4, which now account for more than 21% of new U.S. cases, contain mutations not present in the BA.1 and BA.2 versions of Omicron.
The hearings have detailed the ways in which Trump urged his supporters to turn on Pence for refusing his requests to reject the November 2020 election results, before they stormed the Capitol, fighting with police as some chanted "hang Mike Pence!"
This comes on top of more than 1,700 cancellations and another 8,800 delays in the US on Thursday, FlightAware said.
n another show of support, UK PM Boris Johnson visited Kyiv for the second time since the war started.
Chinese President Xi will also attend the opening ceremony of the Brics Business Forum in virtual format and deliver a keynote speech on June 22, Hua said in a statement. Brics leaders are also expected to attend the Forum.