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Pakistan observes Nazia Hassan's death anniversary

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 13:10

Karachi, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistan on Saturday observed the 16th death anniversary of Nazia Hassan, the 'Queen of Pop' whose single "Aap Jaisa Koi" for Bollywood movie "Qurbaani" catapulted her to fame.

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Taliban frees crew of crashed Pakistani helicopter

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 13:08

Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The Afghan Taliban has freed the crew of a Pakistani helicopter that crash-landed in Afghanistan's Logar province on August 4, Pakistani intelligence officials have said.

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Hackers release more Democrats' details

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 12:50

Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) A hacker group has released more details of Democratic Party House members including personal cell phone numbers and private email addresses, a media report said on Saturday.

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Six dead in US plane crash in Virginia

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 11:28

Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) At least six people died when a small private plane crashed into trees in Virginia, US, authorities said.

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US urges Ukraine to avoid escalating tension with Russia

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 10:56

Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden has urged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko "do his part to avoid escalating tensions" with Russia in the Crimean peninsula, the White House said.

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Adele gives up pizza for voice

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 09:40

Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Singer Adele has stopped eating pizza for the sake of her voice.

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Brazil sets impeachment trial date for Rousseff

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 08:40

Brasilia, Aug 13 (IANS) Brazil's Supreme Court announced that the final impeachment trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff will be held on August 25, the media reported on Saturday.

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Afghanistan IS leader killed in US drone strike

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 08:02

Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) The head of Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Afghanistan was killed in a US drone strike last month, the Pentagon said on Friday.

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Los Zetas cartel's top leader recaptured in Mexico

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 07:46

Mexico City, Aug 13 (IANS) Mexican police have recaptured Luis Reyes Enriquez, known as "Z-12", founder and leader of the Los Zetas Cartel, during an operation in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, authorities said on Friday.

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Hillary Clinton releases her 2015 tax returns

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 06:28

Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Friday released her 2015 tax returns and stepped up pressure on her Republican opponent Donald Trump to make his tax returns public.

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Thai PM calls for patience after bomb blasts

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 04:52

Bangkok, Aug 13 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Friday called for patience and unity to help rid of bad people behind the bomb attacks that killed four and injured 15.

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Woman arrested, charged with starting 15 wildfires in Spain

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 03:32

Madrid, Aug 13 (IANS) Spanish Civil Guards confirmed on Friday that they have arrested a woman on charges of provoking at least 15 of the wildfires which have destroyed almost 6,000 hectares of woodland in the northwestern region of Galicia over the past four days.

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Russian Chief of Staff dismissed by President Vladimir Putin

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 21:30

Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree dismissing Sergei Ivanov as head of the presidential administration and appointing Anton Vaino as the new staff chief, the Kremlin said on Friday.

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