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Muslim pilgrims pray at Mount Arafat as hajj reaches apex

Muslim pilgrims pray on the rocky hill known as the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Friday, July 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia — A whole lot of 1000’s of Muslim pilgrims from all over the world raised their arms to heaven and provided prayers of repentance on the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia on Friday, an intense day of worship thought of to be the climax of the annual hajj….

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Ukrainian official warns of ‘disaster’ in captured metropolis

Paramedics carry the body of a woman who was killed during a Russian bombardment at a residential neighborhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

POKROVSK, Ukraine — A Ukrainian regional official warned Friday of deteriorating residing situations in a metropolis captured by Russian forces two weeks in the past, saying Sievierodonetsk is with out water, energy or a working sewage system whereas the our bodies of the lifeless decompose in scorching condo buildings. Gov. Serhiy Haidai mentioned the Russians…

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Assault on former Japan PM stuns nation identified for gun management

Nara Police officers direct pedestrians and traffic near the scene where the former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot while delivering his speech to support the Liberal Democratic Party's candidate during an election campaign in Nara, Friday, July 8

TOKYO — Information that former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had been shot in broad daylight Friday shocked not solely Japan however the whole world, which has come to affiliate the comparatively low-crime nation with strict gun management. Japan, with a inhabitants of 125 million, had simply 10 gun-related legal circumstances final 12 months, leading to…

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Philippine chief checks optimistic for coronavirus, isolates

Italy seeks to bring home family whose son died in Egypt

MANILA, Philippines — New Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. examined optimistic for the coronavirus Friday following an antigen take a look at and can go into isolation for a couple of week, officers mentioned. Press Secretary Trixie Cruz-Angeles mentioned Marcos Jr., 64, has a slight fever however “is in any other case OK.” Nevertheless, he…

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No gorings however 6 injured in 2nd Pamplona bull run in Spain

People run through the street with fighting bulls at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, Friday, July 8, 2022. Revellers from around the world flock to the city every year for nine days of uninterrupted partying in Pamplona's famed r

PAMPLONA, Spain — Authorities reported no gorings Friday in the course of the second San Fermin Pageant bull run within the Spanish metropolis of Pamplona, although six folks have been taken to the hospital with accidents, the Purple Cross stated. The working of the bulls, which lasted three minutes and 10 seconds, produced some bushy…

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‘Dad, that is it. She’s lifeless’: One other day of loss in Ukraine

Paramedics carry the body of a woman who was killed during a Russian bombardment at a residential neighborhood in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

KHARKIV, Ukraine — She had gone out to feed the cats when the shelling started. It was afternoon, a residential neighborhood, a time to get errands executed. However there’s nothing routine about life close to the entrance line in Ukraine. Kharkiv, the nation’s second-largest metropolis and a brief drive from the Russian border, lives with…

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EXPLAINER: North Macedonia: А thorny street to the EU

FILE - People wave the old and current national flags during a protest in front of the government building in Skopje, North Macedonia, Saturday, July 2, 2022. Nightly protests in North Macedonia over the past week have left dozens injured. At the hea

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Nightly protests in North Macedonia over the previous week have left dozens injured. On the coronary heart of the turmoil is the small Balkan nation’s long-running quest to affix the European Union, a course of that has confronted one hurdle after the opposite. The newest impediment is a veto by EU…

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Muslim pilgrims pray at Mount Arafat as hajj reaches apex

Muslim pilgrims pray on the rocky hill known as the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Friday, July 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia — A whole lot of 1000’s of Muslim pilgrims from around the globe raised their palms to heaven and provided prayers of repentance on the sacred hill of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia on Friday, an intense day of worship thought-about to be the climax of the annual hajj. Multitudes stood…

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