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UN says 85 civilians killed, 373 wounded in Afghan election violence

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2019

KABUL (AFP): Hundreds of people were killed or wounded in violence related to Afghanistan´s recent presidential election season as the Taliban sought to undermine the democratic process, a UN agency said Tuesday. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) reported that 85 people were killed and another 373 wounded in election violence during the…

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Queen sets out PM Johnson’s Oct 31 Brexit priority

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election. The so-called Queen’s Speech is the highlight of a day…

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US slaps sanctions on Turkey as Syrian regime returns to north

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The United States slapped sanctions on Turkey Tuesday as it demanded an end to its deadly incursion against Syrian Kurdish fighters, accusing its NATO partner of putting civilians at risk and allowing the release of Islamic State extremists. The actions came hours after regime troops returned for the first time in years…

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