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Sign of the times: China's capital orders Arabic, Muslim symbols taken down

The campaign against Arabic script and Islamic images marks a new phase of a drive that has gained momentum since 2016, aimed at ensuring religions conform with mainstream Chinese culture.

Day after shooter's rampage in California food festival, shooting at Walmart kills 2 in Mississippi

The shooting occurred on Tuesday at a Walmart store in Southaven, Mississippi between 6.30 and 6:40 am./p>

Over 900 children separated at US-Mexico border since 2018/h5>

In June 2018, the government said it would end its "zero tolerance" policy of prosecuting those who illegally cross the border and separating them from their children.

Afghanistan: 34 killed in highway blast

At least 34 people were killed in a bomb blast on Herat-Kandahar Highway on Wednesday morning, officials said.

5 killed, 38 injured in blast targeting police vehicle in Pakistan

The blast took place close to a police vehicle at the Bacha Khan Chowk in the remit of the City Police Station on Tuesday, Quetta's Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) of police Abdul Razzaq Cheema said.

US working hard with India to help grow its economy: Pompeo

Earlier in the day, India's Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said in Colorado that trade between the two countries has grown to USD 142 billion in 2018, and is expected to reach USD 238 billion by 2025.