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  • TBEIJING - China says it is trying to convince India on the regional benefits of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a transportation project connecting southern China to the Arabian Sea through Pakistan. “New Delhi is unhappy with CPEC but we are trying to convince it that this project ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - The Trump administration has secretly issued waivers to some officials who may have violated ethics rules, according to a new media report. The New York Times, in collaboration with Pro Publica, an investigative news service, reported that after analysing reports from lobbyists and ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - Sikh-Americans launched a million-dollar ad campaign over the weekend to spread awareness and address the "collective misunderstanding" about the minority community amid a spike in hate crimes against them in the United States. The series of commercials will run on CNN and Fox News as ...

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  • TWASHINGTON -  A group of US House of Representatives Democrats are calling on federal authorities to suspend President Donal Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner’s security clearance amid a wide-ranging probe into Trump associates’ contacts with Russian ...

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  • TWASHINGTON -  The United States has dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on a tunnel complex in Afghanistan, the US military said. The use of the GBU-43/B is a first for the battlefield, and was dropped in Nangarhar province on Thursday. The target was a tunnel complex in Achin district being ...

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  • TWASHINGTON - A man, who American authorities said is a Pakistani national and permanent resident of Brazil, has accepted a plea deal with the United States government for his role in smuggling dozens of illegal aliens into the US through South and Central America. In his plea agreement, Sharafat ...

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  • TWASHINGTON -  The Trump administration is reporting moving quickly to make good on President Donald Trump’s vow to crack down on illegal immigration, including preparing to hire hundreds of new officers and scouting locations for the U.S.-Mexico border wall. Less than 100 days into ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS - Against the backdrop of almost two billion people around the world relying on sources of drinking-water contaminated with faeces, the United Nations has called on countries to “radically” increase investments in water and sanitation infrastructure not only to protect ...

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  • TUNITED NATIONS : The United Nations on Wednesday declined comments on the death sentence handed down to a convicted Indian spy who was arrested in Pakistan last year and charged with espionage and sabotage, stating that the world body was not in position to judge this case. “We are not in a ...

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