1 killed in Karachi grenade attack

Islamabad |Thursday, 2018 8:15:04 PM IST

At least one civilian was killed and five others injured in a hand grenade attack in a busy market in Pakistan's Karachi on Thursday, a senior police official said.

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Pakistan embassy officials involved in Kashmir terror funding: NIA

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

Several Pakistan embassy officials were involved in terror funding in Jammu and Kashmir and the money was routed from that country via Dubai, the NIA has said in its chargesheet filed in a court on Th

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Violent protests erupt in Nepal

Kathmandu |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

Violent protests broke out on Thursday in at least four of the seven provinces of Nepal a day after the government announced temporary provincial capitals.

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China expresses doubts over credibility, objectivity of U.S. report on fake goods

BEIJING | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

- China's commerce ministry expressed doubts on Thursday over the credibility and objectivity of the United States' annual blacklist of markets for sales of fake goods. The U.S. Trade Representative (

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US, Israel, India nexus major 'threat' to Muslim world: Pakistan Senate Chairman

Islamabad |Thursday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

An emerging nexus between the US, Israel and India is a major threat to the Muslim world, Pakistan's Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has said.

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Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1,300 'rebel' Rohingyas

Naypyidaw |Thursday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Myanmar said on Thursday that it has asked Bangladesh to arrest and extradite more than 1,300 Rohingyas suspected of taking part in a rebel assault against government checkpoints in Rakhine state in A

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BSF trooper, girl killed in Pakistani firing (Lead)

Jammu |Thursday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper and a girl were killed in overnight shelling and firing by Pakistan Rangers on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said Thursday.

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China new home prices rise 0.4 pc in Dec, full year growth 5.3 pct

BEIJING | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Growth in new home prices in China rose to a five-month high in December after stabilising for two consecutive months, despite a range of government moves to rein in an overheated property market. Ave

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Afghan forces kill 14 IS militants in Nangarhar

Jalalabad (Afghanistan) |Wednesday, 2018 11:15:05 PM IST

Security forces during overnight operations killed 14 Islamic State (IS) terror group militants in the eastern Nangarhar province, provincial government spokesman Attaullah Khogiani said Wednesday.

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Haj 2018 likely to be costlier, but not because of subsidy abolition (News Analysis)

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 3:45:04 PM IST

Haj 2018 is likely to be costlier than last year but not because of the abolition of subsidy that the government announced on Tuesday.

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Taliban senior commander among 6 killed

Kabul |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Six militants including a senior Taliban commander were killed after security forces air bombed a hideout of the Taliban in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

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US present in South Asia to create chaos: Hina Rabbani

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

The US is not present in South Asia for peace and stability but to create chaos in the region, Pakistan's former Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said.

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