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  • TLONDON - Pakistan is deepening its relationships with Russia and China, the country’s defence minister has said, as the fallout continues from the US decision to suspend $2 billion in military aid to Islamabad. Khurram Dastgir Khan told the Financial Times that his government was engaged in ...

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  • TNew Delhi/Beijing - The proposed deployment of Chinese warships at the Gwadar port in Pakistan has raised serious concerns in New Delhi, reported Russian website Sputnik. Addressing the Indian Navy's annual press conference, Naval Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said that Gwadar was meant to be a ...

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  • TBONN - Awkward situation was witnessed at an international forum of climate when Federal Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan insisted on delivering a written speech for the COP23 meet, reported a private TV channel on Thursday. In the event, world leaders stressed on the need of an ...

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  • TSrinagar - Stating that Pakistan was not the architect of the current unrest in the Held Kashmir, National Conference leader and former chief minister Omar Abdullah has urged the Indian government to initiate a dialogue with all stakeholders in the Valley and with Islamabad to end the violence in ...

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  • TDhaka - Bangladeshi police on Wednesday foiled attempts by several organisations to encircle and cut off the Pakistan’s high commission in Dhaka, reported bdnews24.com. Hundreds joined the processions that tried to move into Gulshan-2 on Wednesday morning to lay siege to the high ...

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  • TRAJASTHAN/NEW DELHI - Four Kashmiri students were allegedly beaten up at a private university in northern India over rumours that they were cooking beef in their hostel room, BBC reported Wednesday.The police intervened and defused the situation, Indian media reports said. Most states ban cow ...

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  • TKabul - The Afghan government has rejected that the Afghan soil was used by the terrorists to launch attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda city of Pakistan.The Office of the President in a statement said the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has never supported a terrorist group and has never ...

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  • TKabul - The Afghan government has rejected that the Afghan soil was used by the terrorists to launch attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda city of Pakistan.The Office of the President in a statement said the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has never supported a terrorist group and has never ...

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  • TSANTA CRUZ DE LA SIERRA - Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for crimes committed by the Catholic Church during the colonization of the Americas at a summit in Bolivia, home to one of the region’s largest indigenous populations.“I say with sorrow that the church has committed many ...

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  • TBaghdad - Islamic State (IS) militants have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, BBC quoted the local police chief on Tuesday.Exactly who these people were and why they were killed is not clear, but Col Qasim al-Obeidi said he believed some were members of the ...

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  • TBASEL - President Vladimir Putin has warned Russians of hard times ahead and urged self-reliance, in his annual state-of-the nation address to parliament. Russia has been hit hard by falling oil prices and by Western sanctions imposed in response to its interventions in the crisis in neighbouring ...

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