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Top 10 world news: Pakistan holds ‘peaceful’ election; China and Russia accuse US of ‘interfering’, and more

Pakistan on Thursday (February 8) conducted polling for its national elections that was marred by violence, and blasts. In other news, five US Marines who went missing after their helicopter from Nevada to California crashed in the mountains of San Diego have been found dead said a United States military spokesperson. 

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Pakistan on Thursday (February 8) conducted polling for its national elections that was marred by violence and blasts. Sikandar Sultan Raja, Chief Election Commissioner, said that the elections were held in a “100 per cent transparent and peaceful” manner.

 Five US Marines who went missing after their helicopter from Nevada to California crashed in the mountains of San Diego have been found dead said a United States military spokesperson. 

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday presented a ‘White Paper’in the Parliament describing the economic conditions of the country during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government led by Congress from 2004 to 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday (Feb 7) ordered troops to prepare to enter the Gaza Strip’s Rafah after rejecting Hamas’ response to a ceasefire proposal in the besieged Palestinian territory.

Boris Nadezhdin, pro-peace politician, lost his unexpected attempt to unseat President Vladimir Putin from the Kremlin on Thursday when the election board in Russia barred him from running in the presidential election scheduled next month.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Thursday (Feb 8) held a telephonic conversation and talked about issues of mutual concerns at length. 

Brazil’s federal police, on Thursday (Feb 8) sought to seize former President Jair Bolsonaro’s passport and arrest some of his closest aides for allegedly trying to overturn the results of the 2022 election. 

At least five armed agents of an environmental protection group that in recent years has evolved into a paramilitary body were killed after a shootout with national police in Haiti’s capital, on Wednesday (Feb 7), according to media reports that cited the police.

It is rightly said that dogs are man’s best friend. A canine companion has once again proven this by his unmatched loyalty. In India’s Himachal Pradesh, a dog stood and guarded his master’s body from wild animals amid snow for 48 hours.

With less than six months to go before the start of the 2024 Paris Olympics, the designs for the medals were unveiled on Thursday (Feb 8) as the athletes get ready to clinch the top prize in the world of sports.