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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Aug 20, 2018, 08:48 AM(IST)

An Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier keeps watch at a checkpoint on the Ghazni. Photograph:( Reuters )

Sufficient concern over Russian, Chinese, Iranian and North Korean meddling in US mid-term polls: John Bolton

As Kremlin announced last week about a meeting with John Bolton meeting top Russian officials, the US national security adviser said targeted China, Iran, North Korea including Russia over possible meddling in the US mid-term polls in November.

Air Force continues rescue operations in flood-hit Kerala

The IAF dropped relief materials in flood-hit regions of Kochi on Sunday. Aircrafts are dropping relief packages in all the flood-hit regions. Around 75 tonnes of relief material have been airdropped in affected areas.

IND vs ENG, 3rd Test Day 2: Rishabh Pant creates history with five catches

India's wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant, 20, who impressed everyone with the bat in India's first innings against England at Nottingham, became the fourth wicket-keeper to take five catches on Test debut.

Pakistan Army chief denies supporting Taliban in Ghazni siege

Pakistan's Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa rebuffed claims from Kabul that Islamabad supported the Taliban in carrying out an attack in Afghanistan's Ghazni city.

South Koreans enter North for family reunions after decades apart

A convoy of buses carrying dozens of the South Korean family members entered North Korea on Monday for a government-arranged reunion -- the first time since being separated from nearly 70 years ago.


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