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    'Left Alone' by West, Ukraine Offers Neutrality; Russia Calls for Surrender

    The conflict between Russia and Ukraine continued for the second day, with explosions reported in Kiev as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy rued being "left alone" by the West.

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    Dubai Ruler's Daughter Tells UN She Is Well, Year After "Hostage" Videos

    An Emirati princess, who last year said she was being held "hostage" in a palace, has assured the UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet that she is well during a meeting in Paris, the High Commissioner said Friday.

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    58 girls suspended from college in Karnataka for wearing Hijab, holding protest

    Girl students in many parts of Karnataka were denied entry into their respective educational institutions on Saturday as they arrived in hijabs, despite a court order, as the issue showed no signs of abating.

    South Asia
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    India Polls: All 117 Seats in Punjab, 59 in UP Vote Today

    Voting for 59 assembly constituencies spread across 16 districts of Uttar Pradesh will take place on Sunday in the third phase of the polls. Campaigning for the third phase of the state elections ended on Friday.

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    Russian-Backed Ukraine Separatists Call Full Mobilisation, Tensions High

    The leaders of Ukraine's two breakaway regions announced a general mobilization Saturday, spurring fears of a further escalation in fighting in the ex-Soviet country.

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    "Nuclear Deal Possible Within Days If Iran...” US

    The United States said Thursday that "substantial progress" during negotiations in Vienna to save the Iran nuclear deal had been made, deeming an agreement possible within days if Iran "shows seriousness" on the matter.

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    Dasna temple priest Yati Narasinghanand released from jail

    Dasna temple head priest Yati Narasinghanand who was arrested in January in connection with the Haridwar Dharma Sansad hate speech against Muslims and other cases has been released from jail.

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    Ukraine: What would a Russian invasion actually look like? These are the three most likely scenarios

    Despite suggestions to the contrary from the Kremlin, Ukraine remains surrounded by Russian troops, both along its long border with Russia and from within occupied Crimea.

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    UN warns US against blacklisting Yemen’s Ansarullah again

    The United Nations has called on the administration of US President Joe Biden to scrap its plan for designating Yemen’s popular Ansarullah movement as a “terrorist group,”.

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    US Hopes Of Indian Support If Russia Attacks Ukraine

    The US has hoped that India, which is committed to a rules-based international order, will stand by its side in case of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, which as per the Biden administration seems imminent.

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    Saudi Job Ad for 30 Women Train Drivers Gets 28,000 Applicants

    A job advertisement to recruit 30 female train drivers in Saudi Arabia has attracted 28,000 applicants, highlighting the scale of pent up demand as the kingdom opens up more opportunities to women.

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    Indian Army Chief Holds Talks With Saudi Arabian Commander

    Army Chief General MM Naravane on Tuesday held extensive talks with Commander of Royal Saudi Land Forces Lt Gen Fahd Bin Abdullah Mohammed Al-Mutair with a focus on expanding bilateral defence and military ties.

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    Indian girls tell court: Hijab an innocent practice of faith, not religious jingoism

    The Muslim girls who have moved the Karnataka High Court against the ban on Hijab argued on Tuesday that wearing the headscarf was an innocent practice of faith and not a mere display of religious jingoism.

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    Indonesia Teacher Gets Life In Jail For Raping 13 Students, Impregnating 8

    An Indonesian court Tuesday sentenced a teacher to life in prison for the rape of 13 students, in a case that has drawn national attention to sexual abuse in some of the country's religious boarding schools.

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    Pakistani Social Media Star's Brother Acquitted For Her Honour Killing

    The brother of a Pakistani social media star, who was murdered in one of the country's most notorious "honour killings," was acquitted on Monday after serving less than six years in prison, lawyers said.

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    US to split $7 billion in Afghan assets between relief, 9/11 victims

    US President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Friday unfreezing $7 billion in assets in the United States belonging to Afghanistan's central bank.

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    Two foreign journalists on assignment for UN detained in Kabul

    Two international journalists who were on an assignment for the UN refugee agency have been detained in the Afghan capital, the UNHCR said on Friday. Two Afghan nationals working with them have been detained in Kabul.

    Central Asia
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    Hijab Row: 6 Girls' Phone Numbers Shared On Social Media, Allege Parents

    Parents of six Muslim girl students, who were protesting for their right to wear hijab in Udupi, Karnataka, have lodged a complaint with the police that the personal details of their children were shared on Social Media.

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    French minister slams headscarf ban for Muslim footballers

    France’s gender equality minister threw her support on Thursday behind Muslim women footballers who are seeking to overturn a ban on players wearing headscarves on the pitch.

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    Half-Shaved Head: New Punishment for Cow Theft in India

    Villagers shaved half the moustache of a man, half-tonsured him and blackened his face as "punishment" for allegedly stealing a cow in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district, police said on Friday.

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    Mummified Body Of Woman Found 2 Years After Death, Sitting At Table

    Italian police have discovered the mummified remains of a 70-year-old woman sitting at a table more than two years after she died, prompting calls for better elder care in the country.

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    Antony Blinken says century will be shaped by Indo-Pacfic region

    The United States remains focused long-term on the Indo-Pacific region despite concerns over Russian aggression towards Ukraine, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday.

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    India: Minister's son accused of killing farmers granted bail on Election Day

    The Allahabad High Court on Thursday granted bail to Ashish Mishra, the son of Union minister Ajay Mishra, in the Lakhimpur incident in which eight people including four farmers were killed.

    South Asia
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    India: Court asks students not to insist on wearing ‘religious things’ till matter is resolved

    The Karnataka High court hearing the Hijab issue on Thursday asked students not to insist on wearing any cloth on campuses of educational institutions which can instigate people, till the matter is resolved.

    South Asia

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