21 June 2021


AP Interview: Former President Says US Failed in Afghanistan (15)
By Associated Press June 21, 2021 02:09 AM Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at his house, in Kabul, Afghanistan, June 20, 2021. KABUL, AFGHANISTAN - Afghanistan's former president said Sunday the United States came to his country to fight extremism and bring stability to his war-tortured nation and is leaving nearly 20 years later having failed at both.
India protest 'unfair' Tokyo Olympic rules for Covid-hit nations (7)
Author: AFP Update: 21.06.2021 09:25 Narinder Batra, president of the Indian Olympic Association, says new Covid restrictions at Tokyo 2020 on athletes from India and other high-risk Covid countries are "highly unfair" / © AFP/File India's Olympic body has slammed as "unfair" strict rules imposed by the Japanese government on athletes from several Covid-hit nations for the Tokyo Games starting next month.
Fans to be allowed at venues for Tokyo Olympics (8)
Just weeks before the Tokyo Olympic Games is set to get underway, organisers have made a critical decision that affects athletes and fans. AFP June 21, 20217:34pm Video Image A Ugandan Olympic athlete has tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Japan ahead of the Tokyo games next month.
Vaccine shortage another proof of govt's incompetence: Shehbaz (13)
Top Story ARAli Raza June 21, 2021 LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) President and National Assembly Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif has expressed grave concern and alarm over the unavailability of COVID-19 vaccine in the country. In a statement, issued here on Sunday, Shehbaz said the government should make arrangements for immediate supply of corona vaccine and should not play with the lives of people.
Exports resume from Gaza as Israel eases blockade (8)
21/06/2021 - 12:14 Jerusalem (AFP) Trucks carrying clothes and fabric rolled out of the Palestinian enclave of Gaza on Monday as Israel lifted some restrictions it had imposed during last month's conflict. The crowded Mediterranean territory, home to around two million Palestinians, has been under an Israeli blockade since 2007. The resumption of some trade and the postal service came one month after a
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