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51 civilians killed in shelling, airstrikes in Aleppo

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 03:58

Damascus, Aug 14 (IANS) At least 51 people were killed on Saturday as a result of rebels' shelling and airstrikes in Syria's northern city of Aleppo, a monitor group reported.

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Six wounded in attack on Swiss train

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 22:06

Geneva, Aug 13 (IANS) A man armed with a knife attacked passengers and poured flammable liquid in a train in Switzerland on Saturday, leaving six people with stab wounds and burns, police said.

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32 militants killed in Afghan fighting

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 21:38

Kabul, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 32 militants were killed in a day after Afghan security forces launched a crackdown against Taliban, a security official said on Saturday.

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Nine ISIS suspects arrested in Malaysia

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 16:06

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 13 (IANS) At least nine suspects linked with the Islamic State (IS) militant group were arrested in Malaysia, police said on Saturday.

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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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