Daily Archives: June 22, 2022

Strong earthquake kills at least 950 people in Afghanistan

At least 950 people have been killed and many more injured after a strong earthquake struck remote parts of southeastern Afghanistan, according to disaster management officials. The 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck about 44 km (27 miles) from the city of Khost, near the Pakistani border, early on Wednesday, the US …

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New lawmakers to take the constitutional oath tomorrow

A Parliamentary source reported that the Parliament Presidium asked the candidates who secured the largest numbers of votes to attend tomorrow’s session. A source said  that the 73 candidates were asked to attend the session on Thursday, at 11 am,  to take the constitutional oath and replace the resigned Sadrist …

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Ukraine on course for EU membership candidacy at summit

Ukraine is set to become an official candidate for European Union (EU) membership, the first step on the long road to joining the 27-country bloc, despite Russia’s strict opposition to the move. European leaders are expected to officially grant Kiev EU candidate nation status at a summit in Brussels on …

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