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Stay indoors, EAM Jaishankar tells Indian students in Kyrgyzstan after attacks on foreigners | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Govt on Saturday advised Indian students in Kyrgyzstan to stay indoors following violent clashes between foreign and local students in the capital, Bishkek. There are about 18,000 Indian students in the Central Asian country, mostly studying medicine.Foreign minister S Jaishankar said he's monitoring the welfare of Indian students in Bishkek."Situation is reportedly calm now. Advise students to stay in touch with the Embassy," he said in a post on X.No Indian student was reported injured in the clashes which erupted apparently after a confrontation between Egyptian and local students. South Asians, including Indian and Pakistani students, were targeted too by local people later.Kyrgyz foreign ministry said in a statement later in the day that the situation in the capital of B...
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Lebanon’s Hezbollah claims strikes that wounded Israeli soldiers – Times of India

BEIRUT: Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group claimed responsibility Monday for a strike that Israel said wounded four soldiers in the country's north, the latest cross-border fire in more than seven months of clashes.Israel and Hamas ally Hezbollah have exchanged near-daily fire following the Palestinian group's October 7 attack on southern Israel that sparked war in Gaza.Hezbollah fighters fired "a guided missile" at an Israeli Merkava tank across the border on Monday morning, destroying it "after closely monitoring the enemy's movements," the group said in a statement.The Israeli army said "two anti-tank missiles" crossed from Lebanon into the area of Yiftah, a kibbutz community less than two kilometers (1.2 miles) from the border.The missiles wounded four Israeli soldiers, the army ...