First commercial flight foreigners leave Kabul since the United States withdrew
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First commercial flight foreigners leave Kabul since the United States withdrew

Dozens of foreigners have left Kabul on an international commercial flight, marking the first large-scale evacuation since US and NATO forces left Afghanistan late last month. His departure represented a breakthrough in the uneven coordination between the new Taliban leaders of the United States and Afghanistan. The Taliban have said they would let foreigners and Afghans out with valid travel…

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Taoiseach Says Fianna Fáil Must Achieve ‘Unity’ In Thought
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Taoiseach Says Fianna Fáil Must Achieve ‘Unity’ In Thought

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that he wants his party to “unite” as MPs met at the Fianna Fáil think-in in Cavan. Speaking to reporters before a closed-door meeting of the parliamentary party on Thursday afternoon, Martin insisted that he intended to remain leader despite internal opposition from some party members. “I have been a member of parliament for many,…

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It’s impossible to believe Donaldson would even contemplate taking down Stormont amid the NHS crisis.
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It’s impossible to believe Donaldson would even contemplate taking down Stormont amid the NHS crisis.

On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland rejected a claim by a senior doctor that tribal policy has been given priority over health care. Just two days later, Paul Givan’s party colleague Jeffrey Donaldson announced that the DUP could leave Stormont imminently if his party’s demands on the Northern Ireland Protocol are not met. I’m not going to pretend…

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‘Serious concerns’ about Covid absence rates in Northern Ireland schools
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‘Serious concerns’ about Covid absence rates in Northern Ireland schools

Stormont MLAs have expressed serious concerns about the increase in student absences from Northern Ireland schools due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Northern Ireland Assembly was withdrawn due to a motion by Sinn Féin following criticism of guidance issued to schools when students returned this month, the availability of Covid-19 testing and the burden of contact tracing. On Wednesday, it…

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Ireland Senior Soccer Final Preview
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Ireland Senior Soccer Final Preview

This weekend’s All-Ireland Senior Football final will be historic regardless of the winner, as the Sam Maguire Cup leaves the capital for the first time since 2014, but the question is whether it will venture to the Wild West or the other side of the city. border. the next 12 months? Last time Mayo has been hammering the door on…

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eight deaths and 1,831 new cases as free tickets to concerts offered in the vaccination campaign
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eight deaths and 1,831 new cases as free tickets to concerts offered in the vaccination campaign

The Health Department has reported eight other coronavirus-related deaths and 1,831 new cases. n the last seven days there have been 10,204 positive cases, which represents a slight decrease from the 10,243 in the previous seven days. Since the pandemic began, 3.8 million tests have been performed, resulting in 213,770 people testing positive. Derry City and Strabane, along with Fermanagh…

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Google Voice Assistant Under New EU Antitrust Investigation
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Google Voice Assistant Under New EU Antitrust Investigation

Alphabet Inc’s Google is under investigation by EU antitrust regulators over whether it may be forcing device makers to use Google Assistant as the default voice assistant on Android devices, MLex news agency reported Thursday. The European Commission said in June that its sector inquiry into Internet-connected devices raised concerns from respondents about certain exclusivity and linkage practices related to…

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5 trends to try now
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5 trends to try now

With fall on the horizon, it’s time to find out what awaits us on the fashion front next season. When looking at the runway collections, there is a real sense of renewed optimism as the designers embraced bold colors, strong silhouettes, and a healthy dose of sparkle with their fall / winter offerings. Lockdown loungewear is giving way to mood-enhancing…

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