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UN staff member killed, another kidnapped in Kabul

Kabul |Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST

An Afghan staff member of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) was killed and a female Afghan UN employee was kidnapped after they were ambushed while travelling in a car here on Monday, t

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Pakistan to give 'robust response' to India

Islamabad |Monday, 2018 8:15:06 PM IST

Pakistan will give "a robust response" to any aggression from India on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir said on Monday.

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Five killed after gunmen storm luxury hotel in Kabul (Lead)

Kabul |Sunday, 2018 11:15:04 AM IST

At least five people have been killed and six others injured in an attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul after it was stormed by militants, officials said on Sunday.

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China NEV public charging points increased 51 pct in 2017 - Xinhua

BEIJING | Sunday, Jan 21 2018 IST

The number of public charging points in China for new energy vehicles increased by 51 percent in 2017 to 214,000, the most globally, China's Xinhua News Agency said on Sunday, citing Industry and Info

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy over cross-border firing

Islamabad |Sunday, 2018 12:45:04 PM IST

Pakistan on Sunday again summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh to condemn "unprovoked ceasefire violations" by India along the Line of Control, which it said had killed two civilians and

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UN sanctions monitoring team due in Islamabad next week

Islamabad |Sunday, 2018 11:45:04 AM IST

The United Nations Security Councils sanctions monitoring team will visit Islamabad on a two-day trip starting next Thursday for an assessment of Pakistans compliance with the world bodys sanctions re

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10 killed in Kabul luxury hotel attack (Second Lead)

Kabul |Sunday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

Terrorists stormed the upscale Intercontinental Hotel here, triggering heavy fighting with security forces that ended on Sunday leaving 10 persons including all four attackers dead, authorities said.

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J&K should become bridge of friendship between India, Pakistan: CM

Srinagar |Sunday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said her state should become a bridge of friendship and not a battlefield between India and Pakistan and appealed to the leadership of the two

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Relative calm on J&K borders after two days of firing

Jammu |Sunday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

After two days of heavy firing across the border with Pakistan, it was a comparatively calmer night for thousands of border residents in the Jammu region on Sunday.

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Roadside bomb kills 12 in Afghanistan

Kabul |Sunday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

At least 12 civilians were killed after a roadside bomb struck a civilian vehicle in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Sunday, police said.

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Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing die, death toll is 11

Jammu |Sunday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Two soldiers injured in Pakistani firing and shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir succumbed to their injuries on Sunday, taking the toll of people killed in border clashes in Jam

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18 pro-government militiamen killed in Afghanistan

Kabul |Sunday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

At least 18 pro-government militiamen were killed following a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan's northern province of Balkh, officials said on Sunday.

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