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14th Zika virus infection in South Korea

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 17:40

Seoul, Sep 24 (IANS) South Korea has confirmed another case of the Zika virus infection, raising the number of people infected with the virus here to 14, health authorities said Saturday.

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Pakistan fighter jet crashes, pilot killed

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 16:58

Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jet crash landed in Khyber Agency, killing the pilot, media reported on Saturday.

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8 killed in Iraq twin suicide bombings

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 16:14

Tikrit, Sep 24 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 23 injured in twin suicide bomb attacks in Salahudin's capital city Tikrit on Saturday morning, police said.

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22 rebels killed in Syrian Air Force raid

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 16:10

Damascus, Sep 24 (IANS) At least 22 rebels were killed after the Syrian Air Force bombed one of their headquarters, a watchdog group said.

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Pakistan nominates former Health Minister for WHO top post

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 15:40

Islamabad/Geneva, Sep 24 (IANS) Pakistan has proposed former Health Minister Sania Nishtar, known for her bold and transformational leadership in health, for the post of Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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China to fly drones over South China Sea

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 14:40

Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) China is capable of flying drones over the disputed South China Sea to keep a watch over the contested waters spread over 3.5 million sq km.

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China to support Pakistan against 'foreign aggression', assures envoy

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 13:18

Lahore, Sep 24 (IANS) China has assured Pakistan in unequivocal terms of its support in case of "any foreign aggression" and also supported Islamabad's stance on the Kashmir dispute, according to a statement issued by the Punjab Chief Minister's Office.

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Trump's wall proposal absurd: Mexican Foreign Secretary

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 12:18

Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs called the proposed border wall that the US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims he will build if he comes to power as "absurd".

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India, G4 partners reaffirm 'unwavering commitment' to UNSC reforms

Sat, 09/24/2016 - 09:52

United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) The G4 nations, including India, at a meeting on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, have reaffirmed "unwavering commitment" to reforms in the UN Security Council (UNSC) reflecting the realities of the 21st century.

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