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Independence Day (India) Independence Day (India) Public holiday celebrated on 15 August

Malaysia celebrates 65th Independence Day with parades [Video]

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Destroyed Russian tanks on display in Kyiv for Independence Day. [Video]

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Ukraine presents destroyed Russian military equipment as part of an exhibition linked to Independence Day celebrations.

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Bilkis Bano was very young when she saw seven members of her family brutally murdered including her daughter who was just a toddler. The victim who was five-months pregnant at that time was then gangraped by 11 men. Her rapists were released on Independence Day and in a recent and the first statement post their release, Bano said that the release of the convicts has left her 'numb' and 'bereft of words'. #BilkisBano #Gangrape #BilkisBanoRapeCase

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A Superintendent of police from Punjab unfurled the national flag of the country a top Mount Kilimanjaro on the occasion of Independence Day. #PunjabNews #PunjabPolice #HarGharTiranga

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Joe Biden Joe Biden President of the United States since 2021

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Saudi Arabia's Prince , Mohammed bin Salman , Formally Named Head of the Government. On September 27, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was named the kingdom's prime minister. On September 27, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was named the kingdom's prime minister. Al Jazeera reports that the royal decree formalizes Salman's role as the leader of the kingdom's government. Previously, the crown prince served as Saudi Arabia's deputy prime minister and the defense minister. His younger brother, Khalid bin Salman, will replace him as defense minister after serving as the deputy defense minister. His younger brother, Khalid bin Salman, will replace him as defense minister after serving as the deputy defense minister. Al Jazeera reports that the royal decree is another sign of King Abdulaziz's slow and steady transfer of power in the kingdom. Al Jazeera reports that the royal decree is another sign of King Abdulaziz's slow and steady transfer of power in the kingdom. Traditionally, the role of prime minister is held by the king, who will continue to act as head of state and chair cabinet meetings he attends. In 2016, Prince Mohammed unveiled Vision 2030, which aims at making Saudi Arabia the heart of the Arab and Islamic world and a hub connecting three continents. In 2016, Prince Mohammed unveiled Vision 2030, which aims at making Saudi Arabia the heart of the Arab and Islamic world and a hub connecting three continents. Al Jazeera reports that the ambitious initiative looks to diversify and privatize the kingdom's economy, while also reducing its reliance on oil. Al Jazeera reports that the ambitious initiative looks to diversify and privatize the kingdom's economy, while also reducing its reliance on oil. Since rising to power, Saudi Arabia has seen a massive crackdown on dissent, with activists, royals and businessmen jailed. Since rising to power, Saudi Arabia has seen a massive crackdown on dissent, with activists, royals and businessmen jailed. Earlier in 2022, the crown prince met with U.S. President Joe Biden in an attempt to rebuild relations after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents in 2018. Earlier in 2022, the crown prince met with U.S. President Joe Biden in an attempt to rebuild relations after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents in 2018

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South Korean President , Denies Insulting US , on Hot Mic. BBC reports that South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has denied making insulting remarks about the United States Congress. . BBC reports that South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has denied making insulting remarks about the United States Congress. . The remarks were caught on a hot mic after Yoon Suk-yeol met with his U.S. counterpart, President Joe Biden, in New York. The recording, which quickly went viral on social media, appears to show Yoon Suk-yeol call U.S. lawmakers a Korean word that roughly translates to "idiots.". The recording, which quickly went viral on social media, appears to show Yoon Suk-yeol call U.S. lawmakers a Korean word that roughly translates to "idiots.". BBC reports that the remark came amid a conversation about Biden's push to increase U.S. contribution to a worldwide initiative known as the Global Fund. According to a spokesperson for the South Korean president, Yoon was misunderstood and actually said a similar-sounding Korean word. According to a spokesperson for the South Korean president, Yoon was misunderstood and actually said a similar-sounding Korean word. Presidential spokeswoman Kim Eun-hye said that Yoon was also speaking about the South Korean parliament, not the U.S. Congress. Presidential spokeswoman Kim Eun-hye said that Yoon was also speaking about the South Korean parliament, not the U.S. Congress. BBC reports that Yoon first entered politics just last year, winning the presidential election by less than 1%. . BBC reports that Yoon first entered politics just last year, winning the presidential election by less than 1%. . Earlier this week, Yoon faced criticism for missing Queen Elizabeth II's lying-in-state after traveling to London. Earlier this week, Yoon faced criticism for missing Queen Elizabeth II's lying-in-state after traveling to London. Last year, Yoon had to backtrack comments he made regarding former President Chun Doo-hwan. Last year, Yoon had to backtrack comments he made regarding former President Chun Doo-hwan. Yoon had said that Chun, an authoritarian leader remembered for the massacre of protesters in 1980, was "good at politics.". Yoon had said that Chun, an authoritarian leader remembered for the massacre of protesters in 1980, was "good at politics."

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