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Rumbling meteor lights up Norway

OSLO: An “unusually large meteor” briefly lit up southern Norway on Sunday, creating a spectacular sound and light display as it rumbled across the sky, and a bit of it may have hit Earth, possibly not far from the capital, Oslo, experts said. There were no immediate reports of injuries …

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India upset over ‘PTI victory’ in AJK elections: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said that India is “very upset” over “victory” of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) elections. The minister while speaking to media in Punjab’s Pind Dadan Khan on Sunday said Kashmiris have …

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Pakistan Navy participates in Russian naval parade

A Pakistan Navy ship participated in the Russian Navy Day Parade, which was held in St Petersburg on Sunday. Russian President Vladimir Putin inspected the parade which was attended by about 4,000 sailors, more than 50 ships, boats and submarines, as well as 48 naval aviation airplanes and helicopters. “Pakistan …

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Ugandans turn to cannabis to treat Covid-19

KAMPALA, UGANDA: Desperate Ugandans who cannot afford exorbitant fees for treatment of Covid-19 have turned to using cannabis and other local herbs to treat the deadly disease. They also use different kinds of leaves and grasses to steam themselves, which some medical experts say is dangerous to their health. Ugandans …

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Lockdown ineffective as fifth Covid wave peaks in Iran

TEHRAN: As the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic driven by the Delta variant peaks in Iran, top health officials have criticised the current lockdown measures and people’s lack of adherence to health protocols in the country. Sunday recorded the highest single-day deaths from the virus in its fifth wave …

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Landslide kills nine in northern Indian state

NEW DELHI: Nine people were killed by a landslide in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday as boulders fell and hit the vehicle they were travelling in, news agency ANI reported. The vehicle was carrying 11 people and the two others, as well as a passer-by, were …

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