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Indian village goes for evening ‘detox’ to break digital addiction

  • NEW DELHI: When a siren goes off at 7 p.m., residents of one Indian village shut their TV and mobile sets to observe a self-imposed blackout, a measure they hope will help protect their children from digital addiction. The daily routine started in Mohityanche Vadgaon on Aug. 15, when India ce...
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Turkey names former Jerusalem envoy as new ambassador to Israel

  • ANKARA: Turkey appointed Sakir Ozkan Torunlar as its new ambassador to Israel late on Wednesday following a mutual decision taken last month to restore full diplomatic ties, two Turkish foreign ministry officials said. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu briefed Torunlar on Wednesday night as pa...
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Collation govt agrees to thwart march on federal capital

  • October 6: SAMAA TV reported the coalition government on Wednesday unanimously decided to foil any attempts to lay siege to the federal capital – the only place where the federal government is contained with the main coalition partner not enjoying any provincial representation. Read more I...
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Pakistan government to file Supreme Court reference to revive Reko Diq gold mine project

  • KARACHI: Pakistan’s federal government will file a reference in the apex court next week for the revival of Reko Diq, a gold and copper project located in Balochistan province, the attorney general said on Thursday.   The Reko Diq project in southwestern Pakistan, which hosts one of...
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In Iran, social media tells the real story of unprecedented protests, police brutality

  • DUBAI: As anti-government protests in Iran enter their third week, the death toll has continued to rise, with more than 90 people reportedly having lost their lives in the wave of unrest sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini. The 22-year-old’s death at the hands of Iran’s morality police, the G...
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Paris 2024 marathon to trace path of French Revolution

  • PARIS: Competitors in the marathon at the Paris 2024 Olympics will run from central Paris to Versailles and back, on a course designed to salute women and trace one of the pivotal historic events of the French Revolution. The marathon route unveiled on Wednesday was modelled on the path of th...
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Search for Saudi Arabia’s gifted students underway

  • A total of 2,480 students have already registered for the 13th edition of the National Project for the Identification of the Gifted, as the annual nationwide drive kicked off on Monday across cities in Saudi Arabia. The project targets students in grades three to 10, with the closing date for...
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Iranian women proving to be a thorn in the regime’s side

  • The death of Mahsa Amini, who hailed from a poor Kurdish family, while in morality police custody in Iran last month might have passed unnoticed in a country where arbitrary arrests, internments and the violent treatment of detainees are commonplace. But the protests that have followed might ha...
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Italy’s new ambassador to UAE takes office

  • ROME: Italy’s new ambassador to the UAE, Lorenzo Fanara, on Wednesday officially took over his office in Abu Dhabi from predecessor Nicola Lener. Prior to taking on the role, Fanara was the Italian envoy to Tunisia and previously served as his country’s permanent representative to the EU...
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Sarah Inam’s family says won’t return to Canada without justice in alleged killing by husband

  • ISLAMABAD: The father of Sarah Inam, a Pakistani-Canadian who was allegedly beaten to death by her husband last month, said on Wednesday the family would stay in Pakistan until the case was solved, calling on the government and judiciary to dispense speedy justice. Inam, a 37-year-old ec...
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