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.Capitola, CA, USA
The suit was filed on behalf of the seven officers by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

  • It names the former president, the Trump campaign, Trump ally Roger Stone
  • Two other similar cases have been filed in recent months by Democratic members of Congress
  • Trump accused the committee of violating “long-standing legal principles of privilege.”

.Kabul, Afghanistan
The White House has said that President Biden is currently in the Situation Room. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The White House said that President Biden was briefed on the situation in Afghanistan
  • Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Antony Blinken are with him
  • France and the Netherlands announced that they will stop evacuation operations

.Kabul, Afghanistan
Members of the 16 Air Assault Brigade arrive in Kabul as part of a 600-strong UK-force sent to assist with rescuing British nationals in Afghanistan. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • The US is rushing an additional 6,000 troops to secure the airport
  • A series of steps were underway to 'enable the safe departure of US and allied personnel'
  • Nearly 2,000 Afghans have already arrived in the US over past two weeks

.Kabul, Afghanistan
Taliban fighters patrol inside the city of Farah, the capital of Farah province, southwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, August 11, 2021. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Pakistan and US supported the guerrilla campaign against Soviets in Afghanistan
  • Taliban emerged to seize Kabul in 1996 amid the chaos unsleashed by warlods
  • They were forced to go into hiding after the 2001 US invasion but resurged with deadly attacks 

A medical worker vaccinates an over 80-years-old man with a dose of the Covid-19 Moderna vaccine in San Damiano Macra, Italy. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Panta Petrovic gave up city life 20 years ago to live in a cave
  • He doesn't understand the 'fuss' around COVID-19 vaccines and is keen on taking all three doses
  • Petrovic believes the virus can reach anywhere, including his cave dwelling

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
UK has administered both doses of COVID-19 vaccine to majority of adults( Photo: Representational/Unsplash)

  • Researchers evaluated 294 patients to understand vaccine-induced immune thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (VITT)
  • Patients with low platelet counts were found to be at maximum risk 
  • Researchers say understanding VITT can help countries manage vaccination better

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
'Daddy long legs' are closely related to scorpions despite their resemblance to spiders ( Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Scientists achieved the feat by using gene-altering techniques
  • They hope to facilitate the development of more sophisticated tools for functional genetics
  • The species used for the experiment was the house-dwelling Phalangium opilio