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ICC issues arrest warrant for Putin, Russia says ‘meaningless’

London | The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports said. The court alleges he is responsible for war crimes, including the unlawful deportation of children from Ukraine to Russia, the BBC reported. It says the crimes were committed in Ukraine at least from February 24, 2022 – […]

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‘Western conspiracy to control Muslim population’, Taliban ban sale of contraceptives

Kabul | Taliban fighters have stopped the sale of contraceptives in two of Afghanistans main cities, claiming their use by women is a western conspiracy to control the Muslim population, according to a media report. The Taliban has been going door to door, threatening midwives and ordering pharmacies to clear their shelves of all birth control […]

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Pak Taliban claim responsibility for attack on Karachi police headquarters

Karachi | Armed terrorists have attacked the office of the Karachi police chief located on main Sharea Faisal with an operation currently underway, according to officials, media reports said. The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the attack, Dawn reported. Reports of firing on Sharea Faisal Karachi’s main thoroughfare with a number of […]

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Turkey-Syria quake toll crosses 5,000, rescuers race to find more survivors

Ankara/Damascus | Amid harsh weather conditions, rescuers in Turkey and Syria were racing against time to find more survivors believed to be trapped under debris as the death toll from the devastating 7.8-magnitude quake crossed 5,000 on Tuesday. In a televised address to the nation, Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay said the number of overall deaths […]