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At least 20 people died and more than 50 others were injured when a car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, according to Reuters.
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A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, according to Associated Press.
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Death toll in London tower block fire has climbed to 30 after 13 more succumbed to injuries during the course of treatment on Friday, according to Reuters.
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The death toll in a fire that ripped through a 24-storey Grenfell Tower in Kensington of West London has reached 17 as of 11 am Thursday.
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At least six persons died and more than 70 others were injured when a fire engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London in the early hours on Wednesday, according to Reuters.
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A top US Republican Steve Scalise and aides have been shot during baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday, BBC reported.
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The West Bengal (WB) state government of India has deployed Army in Darjeeling district on Thursday after protests against the “forced imposition of Bengali language’’ in state schools turned violent, reported The Indian Express.
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A shock exit poll of the United Kingdom general elections published on Friday as the voting closed on late Thursday projected British Prime Minister Theresa May to win the snap election but lose her parliamentary majority plunging the country into uncertainty and cast doubt on who will govern as Brexit talks loom.
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Fresh tension erupted in Darjeeling, India, after cadres of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) tried to disrupt the Cabinet meeting of Darjeeling state government on Thursday.
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A Myanmar military transport plane with more than 100 people on board went missing on Wednesday, Associated Press reported.
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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Yemen have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region on Monday, media reports said.
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