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Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s monsoon toll climbed to 164 with the discovery of more bodies of people buried in landslides triggered by intense rains, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said Monday. Friday’s deluge also caused the island’s worst flooding in 14 years and drove nearly half a million people out of their inundated homes in the […]

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North Korea fires missile in latest provocation

SEOUL: North Korea test-fired a missile Monday into Japan’s maritime economic zone — the latest in a series of provocative launches that have ratcheted up tensions over its nuclear weapons ambitions. It was the North’s third ballistic missile test in as many weeks and the 12th this year — carried out in defiance of UN […]

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Guides Test Of New Anti-Aircraft Weapon

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Guides Test Of New Anti-Aircraft Weapon

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system and ordered its mass production and deployment throughout the country, the state news agency reported on Sunday, after weeks of defiant ballistic missile tests. The North’s KCNA news agency did not report the exact nature of the weapon or […]

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Palestinian prisoners in Israel suspend hunger strike

Palestinian prisoners in Israel suspend hunger strike

Deal struck with Israel after intense talks hailed as ‘victory’ for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for 40 days.   A mass hunger strike staged by Palestinian prisoners over conditions in Israeli jails was suspended on Saturday after a deal with Israel, officials said. About 1,500 inmates launched the actionon April 17, in one of […]

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Pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif: Trump

Pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif: Trump

US President Donald Trump had a brief encounter with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday and said he was pleased to meet him. The interaction took place before the Arab Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Centre in Riyadh, GEO News reported.

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Nawaz says do not politicise CPEC

Nawaz says do not politicise CPEC

  Lahore: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was “open” to all the countries in the region and the “issue must not be politicised”. Sharif made the comments as India skipped China’s Belt and Road Summit in opposition to the planned economic route which passes through Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. […]

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At UN, New Delhi terms Kashmir ‘integral part of India’

At UN, New Delhi terms Kashmir ‘integral part of India’

New Delhi: The Indian delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Council led by Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said describing any Indian territory as India-occupied or India-administered is not valid under any circumstances. India’s response came after Pakistan had earlier made a suggestion to UN regarding Kashmir which included holding a plebiscite, ending the Armed […]

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Pak SC constitutes JIT to probe Nawaz in Panama case

Pak SC constitutes JIT to probe Nawaz in Panama case

  Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court today set up a high-level six-member Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his sons’ alleged corruption in the Panama Papers case. A three-member panel of judges reviewed the names submitted by various departments that had been ordered to do so by the apex court’s April […]

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Will not interfere in Kashmir issue: China

Will not interfere in Kashmir issue: China

  New Delhi: China on Thursday said the Kashmir issue was a bilateral dispute between Pakistan and India and that Beijing won’t interfere in the decades-old row, reported IANS. “China’s position on the issue of Kashmir is clear and consistent. It is an issue left over from history between India and Pakistan and shall be […]

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Pakistan to welcome US efforts to improve ties with India

Pakistan to welcome US efforts to improve ties with India

  Lahore: Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said the country would welcome any effort by the Donald Trump administration to encourage New Delhi and Islamabad to resolve their differences. Dar, who is in Washington to attend the annual International Monetary Fund (IMF) conference, assured the international community that “Pakistan’s nuclear assets are as safe […]