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1. Russia has announced that it planned to launch a lunar lander this week.

2. Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Imran Khan who is currently imprisoned in Jail, challenged his arrest in the Toshakhana case at Islamabad High Court.

3. In Haiti, people in thousands marched through its capital yesterday, demanding protection from violent gangs pillaging communities in Port-au-Prince.

4. Thousands of global Scouts being shifted to safer places in South Korea ahead of tropical storm.

5. In the United States, at least two people died and thousands of flights were cancelled or delayed as severe storms, including hail and lightning, moved through the eastern US.

6. At least seven people, including a Balgatar Union Council Chairman Ishtiaq Yaqoob, were killed in a landmine blast targeting a vehicle in Balochistan’s Panjgur district.

7. China has once again asked the Philippines to remove a ship from a reef in the South China Sea, which Manila has used to stake a claim on the Spratly Islands in defiance of China’s claims. The ship, BRP Sierra Madre, was deliberately grounded in the late 1990s by the Philippines to check China’s advance in the area.

China is facing international backlash after one of its coast guard vessels used a water cannon against a Philippine boat in the South China Sea on Saturday.

8. The Hazara Express derailment, which caused over 30 deaths and scores of injuries, happened due to missing fishplates and a broken track, revealed a preliminary report.

9. Nagasaki Day, observed annually on August 9th, holds a somber significance in global history. It marks the day when the Japanese city of Nagasaki was devastated by an atomic bomb during World War II. This day serves as a reminder of the immense destructive power of nuclear weapons and the need for lasting peace.

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