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Philippine government, rebels begin tentative peace deal

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 15:40

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 13 (IANS) Representatives of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) met on Saturday in Malaysia to mark the launch of the Implementing Phase of a peace agreement.

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Sales of Independence Day items soar in Pakistan

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 13:28

Karachi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sales of Indepen­dence Day related items have doubled in Karachi, with Pakistanis more keen to celebrate on August 14 compared to earlier years, a daily reported on Saturday.

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Make it, take it, or fake it!

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 13:18

Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Uncle Sam's spooks are in a fix. How to fix the daily cuppa of secret brew for the two aspiring occupants of the White House who call each other "nuts" "unfit" to be their new masters?

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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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