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Pakistan school massacre survivor rises to lead Oxford debate society

Pakistan school massacre survivor rises to lead Oxford debate society

Nawaz, who was shot at by terrorists in 2014 attack on Army Public School, says his term will focus on youth empowerment

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Water woes grip hills, remote areas of Bangladesh
27.06.2022

Water woes grip hills, remote areas of Bangladesh

59% of Bangladeshis have access to safe drinking water while 39% have access to safe sanitation

Japan's rainy season ends early for 1st time in decades
27.06.2022

Japan's rainy season ends early for 1st time in decades

Met Office records shorter rainy season for 1st time since 1951, with data from 3 regions showing lowest shower in history

New Zealand announces over $2.8 million in non-lethal military support for Ukraine
27.06.2022

New Zealand announces over $2.8 million in non-lethal military support for Ukraine

Announcement comes a day ahead of NATO summit in Madrid

7 suspected militants, 2 soldiers killed in clash in NW Pakistan
26.06.2022

7 suspected militants, 2 soldiers killed in clash in NW Pakistan

Clash occurred in restive North Waziristan region amid 'indefinite' cease-fire between Pakistan, TTP militant network

Reforms in recruitment of soldiers pose challenge for Indian government
26.06.2022

Reforms in recruitment of soldiers pose challenge for Indian government

While move to reduce average age of soldiers and cut pension budget stokes anger in streets, experts air concerns about new recruitment scheme