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NKorea pledges to dismantle nuclear site in May ceremony

North Korea says it will begin dismantling its nuclear test site in less than two weeks in a ceremony attended by foreign journalists. Pyongyang said it was taking “technical measures” to carry out the process between 23-25 May, North Korean state news agency KCNA reported …

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Mahathir wins shock election victory, toppling 61-yr-old regime

Malaysia’s Najib Razak appeared to raise doubt on Thursday that his mentor-turned-foe Mahathir Mohamad would succeed him as prime minister following the stunning defeat of his ruling coalition in the country’s general election. Najib said he accepted the “verdict of the people” in Wednesday’s election, …

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Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to resolve trade issues

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Pakistan and Afghanistan on Tuesday agreed that institutional mechanism between the two countries needed to be strengthened, saying holding of the much-awaited 7th Afghanistan Pakistan Transit Trade Coordination Authority Meeting by the Afghan side is need of the hour.  The agreement reached …

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Photo of Pakistani girl stirs controversy in India

A little Pakistani schoolgirl has managed to stir a controversy in India after being shown a brand ambassador for a cleanliness campaign. The drive “Swachh Jamui Swasth Jamui” launched by a town in the Indian state of Bihar published a picture of a Pakistani girl …

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Taliban seize district in northern Afghanistan

Taliban fighters seized a district in Afghanistan’s remote northern province of Badakhshan after several days of fierce fighting, officials said on Friday, as the insurgents pushed forward their annual spring offensive launched last month. Fighting across Afghanistan has picked up in recent weeks with the …

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‘Chinese investors should benefit from public-private partnership’

ISLAMABAD -UNS- Deputy Chairman Senate, Senator Saleem Mandviwalla has said that Chinese investors should benefit from the investment potential in Pakistan and explore the possibilities of public private partnership for initiation of joint projects in various fields enabling enhanced bilateral ties and people to people …

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Over 100 killed as powerful storms ravage north India

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Powerful dust storms tore across northern India killing at least 100 people and injuring more than 140 as they flattened houses in their path and warnings were made Thursday of more chaos to come. Winds of more than 130 kilometres (80 …

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Indian brutalities :Thousands turn up for funeral of cricket star youth in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR -UNS – In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in funeral prayers of cricket star Shahid Ashraf Dar who was martyred in firing by Indian troops on protesters at Drubgam in Pulwama, yesterday. Shahid Ashraf Dar was famous as a brilliant cricketer who led …

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Nine journalists among 25 people killed in Kabul blasts

KABUL- A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 25 people and wounding 45 others. Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai confirmed that four policemen were killed, while an Afghan media watchdog, the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee (AJSC), confirmed that nine journalists …

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Not uneasy over Indian missiles activities: Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – APP /UNS :Pakistan has no frustration regarding Indian missile activities but international community must take notice of such aggressive behavior, says foreign office. During his weekly media briefing foreign office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said that Pakistan possess full capacity to …

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