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17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

The government of Udmurtia said 17 people, including 11 children, were killed in the shooting. According to Russia's Investigative Committee, 24 other people, including 22 children, were wounded in the attack.

17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

U.S. lawmakers press DHS on Canada-U.S. border

U.S. lawmakers press DHS on Canada-U.S. border

Montana Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat, wants the Department of Homeland Security to lift the vaccine requirement for truck drivers and other travellers. In a letter to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Tester says vaccine mandates at the border are making cross-border trade harder and more expensive.

U.S. lawmakers press DHS on Canada-U.S. border

Iran witnesses worst unrest in years as anti-hijab protests spread

Iran witnesses worst unrest in years as anti-hijab protests spread

Anger erupted after Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman from the north-western city of Saqez, died at a hospital in Tehran last Friday following three days in a coma. She was visiting the capital with her family on September 13 when she was arrested by morality police officers, who accused her of violating the law requiring women to cover their hair with a hijab and their arms and legs with loose clothing. 

Iran witnesses worst unrest in years as anti-hijab protests spread

Continuity and change expected for King's rule

Continuity and change expected for King's rule

It's a high bar to clear for the King, who in both his private and public life, has raised eyebrows for conduct that his critics see as unbecoming of a royal. But this generational divide could be prove both an asset and a liability, experts say, positioning the King to make changes befitting of a modern monarch, while maintaining the continuity of dynastic power.

Continuity and change expected for King's rule

Death toll in catastrophic Pakistan flooding reaches 1,559

Death toll in catastrophic Pakistan flooding reaches 1,559

In the last 24 hours, 15 new fatalities were reported, all in the worst-hit Sindh province, reports Xinhua news agency citing the NDMA as saying. The victims included a child and three women. 12,716 km of roads and 374 bridges were damaged.

Death toll in catastrophic Pakistan flooding reaches 1,559

Father burns 12-year-old son to death in Karachi for not doing homework

Father burns 12-year-old son to death in Karachi for not doing homework

His father, Nazir Khan, reportedly poured kerosene over Shaheer and lit a match in an attempt to terrify the boy into completing his homework, but the flame ignited the oil and set the child ablaze, the report said. 

Father burns 12-year-old son to death in Karachi for not doing homework

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