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Hindu Religious Leader Kalicharan Maharaj Hails Nathuram Godse For Killing Mahatma Gandhi

Dec 27, 2021 PTI

Hindu Religious Leader Kalicharan Maharaj also used an abusive word against Mahatma Gandhi. He said: 'The target of Islam is to capture nation through politics. In front of our eyes they had captured in 1947 (referring to partition)...They had earlier captured Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan...'

RSF Press Freedom Report: 'Times Tough For Journalists'; China, Belarus, Myanmar 'Worst Culprits'

Dec 16, 2021 Deutsche Welle

RSF (Reporters Without Borders) in its annual press freedom report has sounded the alarm, stating China, Belarus and Myanmar are among the 'worst culprits' when it comes to jailing journalists in 2021.


Iraq: Explosion Rocks Southern City, Local News Reports Multiple Casualties

According to the local reports, it was likely a car bomb that sent a column of black smoke into the sky at the southern Iraq's city of Basra.

31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

Nov 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Authorities Wednesday found 31 bodies — including those of five women and a young girl — and two survivors.


Iraqis Cast Ballots Hoping For Change Few Expect To Happen

The vote had been scheduled for next year but was brought forward in response to the popular uprising in the capital of Baghdad and southern provinces in late 2019. T

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12 September, 2021

2 Turkish Soldiers Die In Cross-Border Ops, Taking Toll To 4

Associated Press (AP)

One of three soldiers wounded in an attack on a patrol in Syria's northwestern Idlib province on Saturday died of his injuries in a hospital. Two other soldiers died during the attack.


03 August, 2021

Iraq Gets Back Looted Ancient Artifacts From US And Other Countries

Associated Press (AP)

The majority of the artefacts date back 4,000 years to ancient Mesopotamia and were recovered from the US in a recent trip by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi.


27 July, 2021

Biden Says US Combat Mission In Iraq To Conclude By Year End

Associated Press (AP)

The announcement comes on the heels of Biden's decision to withdraw fully from Afghanistan nearly 20 years after the U.S. launched that war in response to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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