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May 17

Pak-Afghan military officials discuss measures for ‘coordination, cooperation’

A two-star level meeting was held between senior military officials of Pakistan and Afghanistan in which the measures for improving...
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May 17

Pak-Iran officials agree to cooperate against terror attacks

Deputy Commissioner Chaghi, Shahak Baloch led the Pakistani delegation, while the Iranian delegation was led by Colonel Najaf Safri. The...
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May 17

PM leaves for China to attend ‘Belt and Road Forum for Int’l Cooperation’

ISLMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif left for China on Friday to attend the two-day Belt and Road Forum for International...
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May 17

Indian troops helpless against Kashmiris: US magazine

NEW YORK: An American magazine has stated that the Kashmiri struggle for the right of self-determination has entered into decisive...
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May 17

Ambition to meet reality as China gathers world for Silk Road summit

When leaders of 28 nations gather in Beijing next week for a summit to map out China's ambitious new Silk...
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May 17

Earthquake kills eight in western China: report

An earthquake rocked China's western Xinjiang region on Thursday, killing eight people and injuring another 23 as more than 1,500...
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May 17

India reaches International Court of Justice for Kulbhushan

NEW DELHI:  India requested the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to intervene in connection with Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, an Indian...
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May 17

Pakistan, Morocco sign MOU for joint business council

CASABLANCA: Pakistan and Morocco have signed a memorandum of understanding on establishment of a joint business council in Casablanca.     ...
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May 17

Iranian army official urges Pakistan to ‘take responsibility’ of border skirmish

Pakistan said at the time that such action would be a violation of international law and warned Iranian forces not...
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May 17

Pakistan State Oil cancels jet fuel tender amid Afghan border dispute

Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has cancelled a tender to buy jet fuel for delivery in June amid a border dispute...
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May 17

TV, social media ban in IHK shows India has lost control over Kashmir: Hurriyet leaders

The All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) on Tuesday condemned an Indian government ban on the airing of 34 Pakistani and...
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May 17

Video: Indian jawan falls in Wagah parade

Indian security personnel was so overwhelmed with the enthusiasm that he lost balance and crashed in front of Pakistani soldiers....
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May 17

Tennis: Bouchard beats fallen idol Sharapova in Madrid

MADRID: Eugenie Bouchard matched her fighting talk with some thrilling tennis to shock Maria Sharapova 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 in the...
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May 17

China hopes Pakistan, Afghanistan to defuse border tension

BEIJING: Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson on Monday hoped that both Pakistan and Afghanistan would properly address the border issue and...
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May 17

China’s Xi congratulates French president-elect Macron

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday congratulated France’s centrist politician Emmanuel Macron on his presidential election victory, saying their...
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May 17

Indian girl claims Pakistani man married her at gunpoint

ISLAMABAD: An Indian girl, who is currently in Pakistan Monday claimed Pakistani man forcibly married her at gunpoint. Dr. Uzma...
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May 17

New airport in Islamabad to open in August

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said a new airport in Pakistan’s capital will be operational by mid-August, replacing the...
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May 17

Border firing ends as Afghan military admits mistake

Frontier Corps soldiers have been accompanying the census teams in the two villages, much like other parts of the country...
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May 17

Road accident claims life of Indian actress

CHENNAI: A Kannada TV actress by the name of Rekha Sindhu succumbed to her injuries as a result of a...
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May 17

FIFA appeal committee lifts Messi suspension

FIFA’s Appeal Committee has lifted a four-match international ban imposed on Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi for insulting an assistant referee....
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May 17

Families of San Bernardino shooting sue Facebook, Google, Twitter

“For years defendants have knowingly and recklessly provided the terrorist group ISIS with accounts to use its social networks as...
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May 17

China stresses security needs for new Silk Road initiative

China's ambitious initiative to generate economic prosperity by building a new Silk Road will depend on the countries involved ensuring...
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May 17

India sends back delegation of 50 Pakistani students

LAHORE: India sent back 50 Pakistani students and their teachers back to Lahore from New Delhi on Tuesday, after the...
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May 17

Pakistan condemns suicide attack in Kabul

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday strongly condemned the suicide attack in Kabul that led to the loss of precious lives. According...
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May 17

Sweden’s largest Imambargah burnt in alleged arson attack

STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s largest Imambargah was burnt in what police suspect was an arson attack, on Monday.  The Imam Ali Islamic Centre...
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May 17

Tech billionaire buys Sydney mansion for record price

SYDNEY: Tech billionaire Scott Farquhar has bought a Sydney waterfront mansion for an Australian record Aus $75 million (US $56...
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Apr 17

China deports US citizen convicted of espionage

China has deported a US citizen who was convicted of espionage this week after being held without trial for two...
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Apr 17

Lipstick Under My Burkha cleared for limited release in India

Film Lipstick Under My Burkha has finally been cleared by the Indian censor board. The award winning film had initially...
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Apr 17

Facebook says it will act against ‘information operations’ using false accounts

Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other...
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Apr 17

Female Muslim clerics in Indonesia issue rare fatwas

Female Islamic clerics in Indonesia declared a series of fatwas Thursday, including one to tackle child marriage, a rare example...
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Apr 17

Veteran Bollywood actor Vinod Khanna is no more

MUMBAI: Vinod Khanna, the original heartthrob of Hindi films, died this morning. He was reportedly battling with cancer for years....
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Apr 17

Indian delegation calls on Nawaz Sharif in secrecy

ISLAMABAD: An Indian delegation led by industrialist Sajjan Jindal called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday and flew back to...
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Apr 17

Pakistani couple jailed in UK for fraud

LONDON: Wealthy Pakistani asylum seekers with £250,000 in savings who claimed asylum in Britain before taking £40,000-a-year in benefits have...
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Apr 17

ICC members outvote Indian cricket board, Big Three system to be rolled back

The BCCI was the only member to vote against the financial model and was one of two boards which voted...
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Apr 17

Nawazuddin Siddiqui issues an eye-opening video

MUMBAI: Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the new icon of Mumbai’s film industry for his convincing performances in Gangs of Wasseypur, Raees,...
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Apr 17

China bans religious names for Muslim babies

BEIJING: Chinese authorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang have banned dozens of baby names with religious meanings that are...
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Apr 17

Shab-e-Meraj: Sindh educational institutions to be closed on Tuesday

KARACHI: Sindh government has announced a public holiday tomorrow (on April 25) on account of Shab-e-Meraj, Samaa reported Monday. According...
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Apr 17

Man escapes crocodile attack in Australia

SYDNEY: A man who accidently snorkeled headfirst into a crocodile in northern Australia escaped with minor injuries as wildlife officers...
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Apr 17

Hindu right-wing MNS workers protest at Zara clothing store for selling Pakistani goods

Expressing displeasure, Gupta claimed Jadhav had been "unjustly prosecuted... and here we have shops dedicating sections to selling Pakistani clothes....
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Apr 17

GM plans to launch 10 electric cars in China by 2020

General Motors Co. plans to launch 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, an executive said Friday,...
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Apr 17

Taliban attack leaves over 100 dead in Afghanistan

Kabul: More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a coordinated Taliban attack on an army base in...
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Apr 17

‘More than 50’ Afghan troops killed in attack: US military

“More than 50 Afghan soldiers have been killed” in a Taliban attack Friday on their base near the northern city...
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Apr 17

Call me a ‘bimbo’ but I will always speak up: Sonam Kapoor

Well, Kapoor's here to prove you wrong once again It's a pity that she has to do so over and...
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Apr 17

Germany, Russia, Ukraine, France discuss Minsk truce deal

Berlin says leaders of Germany, Ukraine, Russia and France have renewed their commitment to implementing a truce deal reached in...
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Apr 17

US business lobby urges Trump to ‘use every arrow’ against China

The American Chamber of Commerce is urging the White House to protect US business interests in China, warning 2017 could...
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Apr 17

US failed to take precautions to avoid civilian casualties in Syria mosque airstrike – HRW

US authorities failed to take all feasible precautions to avoid civilian casualties in a recent attack on a Syrian mosque,...
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