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Man resembling Pakistani minor's rape-murder suspect arrested

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST

The police has arrested a man resembling the prime suspect in the kidnapping, rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab in Pakistan.

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Garcia hopes for another golden year from Singapore start

SINGAPORE | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Sergio Garcia finally fulfilled his incredible promise when he captured a first major at last year's U.S. Masters and the Spanish Ryder Cup veteran is hoping for another big season as he kicks off his

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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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Afghan leaders ask UNSC to mobilise global pressure on Pakistan: Haley

United Nations |Wednesday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST

Afghanistan's leaders have asked the Security Council to mobilise international pressure on Pakistan to stop supporting terrorists, United States Permanent Representative Nikki Haley said on Wednesday

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Blind Cricket World Cup: India to face Pakistan in summit clash

Dubai | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Continuing their winning streak, a dominant India on Wednesday defeated Bangladesh by 7 wickets at the MCC Ground Ajman, UAE to enter the summit clash of the ongoing Blind Cricket One Day World Cup.

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Shanghai aluminium prices slip as ingot flows improve

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

- Shanghai aluminium prices fell 1.8 percent on Wednesday, declining for a second straight session as improving weather conditions smoothed the flow of ingots from China's remote northwestern Xinjiang

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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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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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Iranian oil tanker wreck produces 2 slicks in East China Sea: China

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

An Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea has left two oil slicks covering a combined 109 square kms (42 square miles), the Chinese government said late on Tuesday, as maritime police scou

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5 killed in insurgent mortar shelling in Afghanistan

Kabul |Tuesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

Five civilians were killed and 45 others injured as insurgent used mortar to shell a local bazaar in Afghanistan's northern province on Tuesday, police said.

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US calls for new relationship with Pakistan

Islamabad |Tuesday, 2018 11:45:05 PM IST

The US on Tuesday called for a new bilateral relationship with Pakistan at the conclusion of a top US diplomat's two-day visit here.

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Army officer injured in Pakistan firing on LoC

Jammu |Tuesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

An army officer was injured on Tuesday in Pakistan firing on the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, defence officials said.

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