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Explosion rocks Afghan education office, 1 dead

Kabul |Wednesday, 2018 12:15:06 PM IST

An explosion on Wednesday rocked a provincial education office in the Afghan city of Jalalabad. At least one person was killed in the ensuing gunfire, an official said.

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Pakistan’s first Sikh police officer ‘thrashed, evicted’ from his house

Lahore |Wednesday, 2018 5:45:07 PM IST

Pakistans first Sikh police officer Gulab Singh Shaheen has claimed that he was thrashed and evicted from his house in Lahores Dera Chahal along with his children and wife, following a property disput

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Ten die in Afghan education office attack (Lead)

Kabul |Wednesday, 2018 5:45:07 PM IST

At least 10 people were killed and many others injured in an attack on Wednesday on an education department office in Afghanistan's Jalalabad, an assault that security forces ended after several hours

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Taliban kill candidate, 19 others in attack on Peshawar poll rally (Lead)

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

At least 20 people, including an Awami National Party (ANP) candidate, were killed in a suicide attack on an election rally in Pakistan's Peshawar city. The Taliban claimed the bombing on Wednesday, c

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Pogba dedicates France semi win to rescued Thai boys

ST PETERSBURG | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

France midfielder Paul Pogba dedicated his side's World Cup 1-0 semi-final win over Belgium to the 12 Thai boys who were rescued from a flooded cave along with their coach on Tuesday. "This victory go

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COFCO says China can replace US soy imports with alternatives - state media

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

China can increase soybean imports from other countries to reduce reliance on buying from the United States, the president of state grains trader COFCO said in an interview with the Communist Party's

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Oil falls after US softens stance on Iranian sanction waivers

TOKYO | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

Oil prices fell on Wednesday, with Brent dropping by more than $1, after the United States said it would consider requests for waivers from sanctions due to snap back into place on Iranian crude expor

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China's June exports seen solid as trade war with US heats up

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jul 11 2018 IST

China's exports growth is expected to have cooled only slightly in June, possibly further boosting a trade surplus with the United States in a test for Beijing as it tries to weather a volley of U.S.

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10 killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

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

At least 10 people, mostly civilians, were killed and four others were wounded on Tuesday in a suicide attack on a security checkpost in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

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BSF seizes 15 kg silver ornaments in Bengal

Kolkata |Tuesday, 2018 4:15:05 PM IST

The Border Security Force has seized over 15 kg of silver ornaments worth Rs 6.38 lakh from West Bengal's Nadia district, a BSF officer said on Tuesday.

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India accuses Zeid of bias on Kashmir, Guterres of overstepping mandate

United Nations |Tuesday, 2018 11:15:08 AM IST

India has accused UN Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein of exhibiting "clear bias" in his report on Kashmir and criticised Secretary-General Antonio Guterres of overstepping his mandate i

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India a stakeholder in Korean peace process: Modi

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India is one of the stakeholders in the ongoing peace process on the Korean Peninsula.

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