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23 October 2019

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China invites Taliban representatives for intra-Afghan conference in Beijing (15)
ANI | Updated: Oct 23, 2019 12:01 IST Doha [Qatar], Oct 23 (ANI): China on Tuesday invited International Energy Agency (IEA) delegation led by Taliban leader M. Baradar Akhund to take part in the upcoming intra-Afghan conference to be held in Beijing. "China invited the IEA delegation led by M. Baradar Akhund to participate in the conference.
UN says 1st local polio case found in Zambia since 1995 (5)
LONDON (AP) - The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine. In a report this week, WHO said the case was detected on the border with Congo, which has reported 37 cases of polio traced to the vaccine this year.
Chilly weather prompts cries of foul play at Afghan election centre (4)
Last Updated On 23 October,2019 08:31 am The incident generated some online ridicule in Afghanistan. KABUL (AFP) - Afghan election officials found themselves probing a cold case Tuesday, after a top presidential contender cried foul when two police officers slept in an election data centre - supposedly to escape chilly weather. The strange incident occurred Sunday night, when the two officers were
EU, US agree to restart Afghan peace parley (8)
All warring sides urged to observe ceasefire during forthcoming intra- Afghan negotiations Shadi Khan Saif | 23.10.2019 file photo KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan's western backers have agreed to work with the Kabul government, the Taliban and civil society leaders to reach sustainable peace agreement in the country, an official statement said on Wednesday. According to the U.S.
Chicago police chief to skip Trump's first visit as president (5)
The move is the latest in a long contentious relationship between the president and the city, a Democratic stronghold. His spokesman said Johnson will be hosting and attending several other events at the conference [File: Teresa Crawford/AP] US President Donald Trump's appearance next week at a police chiefs conference will be his first visit as president to Chicago, a city he has ridiculed for years.
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