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India confirms first monkeypox death


India confirmed its first monkeypox death on Monday, a young man in the southern state of Kerala, in what is only the fourth known fatality from the disease in the current outbreak. Last week, Spain reported two monkeypox-related deaths and Brazil its first. The death

Nepal formally communicates with US about not joining SPP


Kathmandu: Nepal has formally communicated with the US that it will not join the State Partnership Program (SPP). Speaking at a meeting of the House of Representatives on Friday, Minister for Foreign Affairs Narayan Khadka said that the government, through the diplomatic channel, on July 25

Bangladesh seeks $4.5bn IMF loan as forex reserves shrink


Bangladesh: According to the major newspaper in the nation, Bangladesh has applied for a $4.5 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, joining its South Asian neighbors Pakistan and Sri Lanka in need of assistance to deal with increasing strain on their economies. Bangladesh, which



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