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Pakistan warns against defaming Islam during UNSC debate on terrorism

NEW YORK -UNS : Pakistan has warned against linking Islam or any other faith with terrorism, while calling for fully analyzing and understanding the threat in all its complexities. “The global campaign against terrorism cannot be reduced to a slogan slandering Islam or any other …

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Trump NSA Michael Flynn resigns over Russia contacts

WASHINGTON -UNS : Donald Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government Monday, a stunning first departure from the new president’s inner circle less than a month after his inauguration. The White House said Trump had accepted …

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UN Security Council to meet on N.Korea missile launch

UNITED NATIONS -UNS: The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting on Monday on North Korea’s missile launch, the first test since US President Donald Trump took office. The United States, Japan and South Korea requested the consultations after North Korea confirmed it had …

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Strike in IOK over killings of six Kashmiris

SRINAGAR -UNS – In occupied Kashmir, normal life was affected by a complete shutdown on Monday against the killings of six Kashmiri youth by Indian troops in Frisal area of Kulgam district. The call was given by the joint resistance leadership. Syed Ali Gilani and …

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Turkish troops inside IS bastion Al-Bab: Erdogan

ISTANBUL -UNS : President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies have entered the centre of the Islamic State-held bastion Al-Bab, saying its capture was now a “matter of time”. “Al-Bab is now besieged from all fronts… Our forces …

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N-Korea test-fires 1st ballistic missile

SEOUL -UNS/ Xinhua — The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired what is believed to be a ballistic missile into its eastern waters early Sunday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. The presumed intermediate-range Musudan ballistic missile was launched at around 7:55 …

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Apple boss issues message to employees on Muslim ban

WASHINGTON -UNS: Apple boss Tim Cook criticized US President Donald Trump’s executive order on travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries during a speech at a Scottish university, where he was honored with an honorary doctorate. Commenting on this travel ban, he also issued a brilliant …

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US not to ‘interfere’ in European politics :Mogherini

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini warned Donald Trump’s administration Friday not to “interfere” in European politics, in an apparent reference to the US president’s praise of Brexit. “We do not interfere in US politics… And Europeans expect that America does not interfere in European …

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Panama raids Mossack Fonseca over Odebrecht bribery scandal

(Reuters) – Panamanian prosecutors raided the offices of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the “Panama Papers” scandal, seeking possible links to Brazilian engineering company Odebrecht, the attorney general’s office said on Thursday. “Raid of offices of law firm that created limited …

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Two Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli bombing

GAZA -UNS/Reuters – The Gaza Health Ministry said an Israeli bombing of a tunnel near the Egyptian border killed two Palestinians on Thursday, but the military denied any involvement. The Gaza Health ministry spokesman said in a statement the two men were “martyred and five …

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