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Indian atrocities in IHK

My hearts bleeds for our Kashmiri brethren who are being tortured, humiliated, injured and brutally murdered by Indian occupying forces. The attitude of Muslim world and particularly Pakistani leadership rubs salt in the wounds. But my faith becomes stronger when I see the morale of …

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China comes to Pakistan’s rescue with $1.2 billion bailout loan

ISLAMABAD -UNS – China has increased its economic pull in Pakistan over the past year, providing over $1 billion in loans to help the country stave off from a possible currency crisis. State-backed Chinese banks have come to Pakistan’s rescue twice already – a $900 …

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India blocks social media in held Kashmir

SRINAGAR (AFP) – Indian forces in occupied Kashmir ordered internet service providers to block popular social media services including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp after an upsurge in violence in the region. The local government said the services were “being misused by anti-national and anti-social elements” …

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Russian hackers ‘targeted French presidential candidate Macron campaign’

PARIS (AFP) – French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s political campaign was targeted by a group of Russian hackers last month, according to a report by a cybersecurity research group on Tuesday. The Pawn Storm group, which has been linked to several high-profile attacks in the …

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Religious discrimination: Elderly Muslim man denied seat in Delhi metro

NEW DELHI -UNS – An elderly Muslim man was humiliated and bullied in Delhi metro when he requested a group of Indian youth to vacate a seat for him. The appalling incident was reported by women’s right activist Kavita Krishnan on her Facebook post. The …

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US submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. North Korea is celebrating its army’s 85th founding …

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Maoist rebels kill 24 Indian police in Chhattisgargh: official

RAIPUR -UNS/AFP – Suspected Maoist rebels killed 24 paramilitary commandos and wounded six on Monday in a remote part of central India in one of the deadliest attacks of a long-running internal conflict. The soldiers were guarding road workers in the Sukma district of Chhattisgargh …

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China,Iran sign nuclear plant redesign contract

TEHRAN – Iranian and Chinese firms signed the first commercial contract on Sunday in Vienna to redesign the Arak heavy water reactor as part of the 2015 international deal over Iran’s nuclear program. The fate of the Arak reactor was a running theme of nearly …

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Xi urges ‘restraint’ over N. Korea as US carrier approaches

BEIJING -UNS/AFP: Chinese President Xi Jinping urged “restraint” over North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump Monday, as Japan joined exercises with an American super carrier heading to the Korean peninsula. The US leader has repeatedly called on China, the North’s sole major …

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Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack

KABUL (AFP) – The Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned Monday, days after what is believed to be one of the deadliest-ever Taliban attacks on a military base triggered calls for officials to step down. “President Ashraf Ghani has accepted the resignation of …

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