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US moves closer to designating Pakistan a terrorist state

US moves closer to designating Pakistan a terrorist state

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has indicated it might go for broke against the United States with ties between the two countries reaching a new low. Enraged at being called out by President ...

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Saviours or profiteers? Bangladesh fishermen rescue Rohingya, for a price

Saviours or profiteers? Bangladesh fishermen rescue Rohingya, for a price

For tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, an informal fleet of small wooden fishing boats has meant deliverance from what they say is an indiscriminate assault on their villages ...

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WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton To Leave Company

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton To Leave Company

Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, now owned by Facebook Inc, will leave the messaging service company to start a new foundation, he said in a Facebook post on Tuesday. Acton sp ...

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Bangladesh plans to move reluctant Rohingya to remote island

Bangladesh plans to move reluctant Rohingya to remote island

Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled violence in Myanmar in search of refuge could be forced to make their new homes on a barren Bangladeshi island that floods every yea ...

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Paris laud chance to renew trust in Olympics as likely 2024 host

Paris laud chance to renew trust in Olympics as likely 2024 host

Three days ahead of a vote expected to make Paris the host of the Olympics for the first time in 100 years, officials leading the city’s 2024 bid on Sunday celebrated the opportun ...

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Taliban suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in Afghanistan

Taliban suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces in Afghanistan’s restive southern province of Kandahar causing casualties on Wedne ...

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Indo-Russia ties strong despite India’s growing ties with US, Israel and France: Russian military firms’ Chief

Indo-Russia ties strong despite India’s growing ties with US, Israel and France: Russian military firms’ Chief

Russia will always be India’s strategic partner despite New Delhi’s growing ties with countries like the US, France and Israel as there are certain defence products and technology ...

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Donald Trump intends to sign Russia sanctions bill: White House

Donald Trump intends to sign Russia sanctions bill: White House

US President Donald Trump plans to sign legislation slapping punitive sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea that the Congress approved this week, the White House has said. The ...

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Sri Lankan Navy rescues two more jumbos in the seas off Trincomlee

Sri Lankan Navy rescues two more jumbos in the seas off Trincomlee

  A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command managed to rescue two elephants that were swept out to the sea, in between Round Island and Foul Point, Tri ...

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Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts triggers tsunami, kills 2

Magnitude 6.7 quake off Turkish and Greek coasts triggers tsunami, kills 2

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Agean Sea on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials s ...

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