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GM workers begin strike

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Around 48,000 members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) labor union began a nationwide strike early Monday against US automotive company General Motors, shutting down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states and 22 parts distribution warehouses. The strike, announced Sunday by the UAW, is the first against GM in 12 years. The…

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Sindh govt announces to clean Karachi in one month

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh government has once again announced to start clean Karachi campaign from September 21. Minister for local government Sayed Nasir Hussain Shah while talking to media said they would try that the metropolis city must look clean in one month. He said 12000 ton garbage from Karachi is lifted daily and reaches…

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Injured Pogba replaced by Guendouzi in France squad

PARIS (Agencies): Midfielder Paul Pogba was replaced by Matteo Guendouzi in the France squad to face Albania and Andorra in Euro 2020 Group H qualifiers after picking up an ankle injury, the French federation said on Monday. The Manchester United player’s absence earns Arsenal’s Guendouzi, 20, his first call-up by coach Didier Deschamps. World champions…

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60 killed in Saudi-led raid on Houthi prison in Yemen

Monitoring Desk SANAA: At least 60 people were killed and scores injured in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a prison in southwestern Yemen, Houthi rebels said Sunday. The Houthi-run Health Ministry said 60 bodies were found in a detention facility struck by Saudi-led coalition warplanes in the city of Dhamar. The Saudi-led coalition said in…

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Peace deal should result in ceasefire, direct talks: Sediqqi

KABUL (TOLO News): As the US and the Taliban are close to signing a peace agreement after eight rounds of talks for finding a political settlement in Afghanistan, President Ghani’s spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said that any peace deal should result in a ceasefire and direct negotiations with the group. He said the Afghan government expects…

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North Korea fires two more missiles

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: North Korea launched two more short-range missiles into open water Friday, according to South Korea’s military. The Joint Chiefs of Staff stated they were fired just over 20 minutes apart from around 3 a.m. (1800 GMT). The missiles were launched from the same eastern area as the North’s most recent tests Wednesday…

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8-year-old girl allegedly raped in Shikarpur

F.P. Report SHIKARPUR: An eight year old girl was allegedly raped and duped outside her village Allah BuxKhoso, in the vicinity of Amrote Sharif Police Station, here on the intervening night of Sunday & Monday. According to reports, mother of the victim girl told the local newsmen that she was playing with other kids of…

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Russia bars Opp candidates from Moscow city ballot

MOSCW (AFP): Russian officials on Tuesday refused to register nearly 30 candidates for elections to Moscow’s local parliament including prominent critics of President Vladimir Putin despite protests over the move. Opposition politicians have been fighting to get on the ballot for September’s elections to the Moscow city legislature as they seek to capitalise on growing…

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to deliver verdict on July 17

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is set to announce the verdict over Kulbhushan Jadhav case on July 17. According to official sources, the verdict will be announced at 3:00 pm, according to Netherlands time. Kulbhushan Jadhav who is currently in the custody of Pakistan’s Law Enforcing Agencies (LEAs) has been accused…

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