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20 labourers injured in Pakistan attack

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 00:38

Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) A hand grenade attack at a restaurant in Pakistan's Balochistan province has left 20 labourers injured on Thursday, the media reported.

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Guterres to meet Trump to discuss UN reform

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 23:54

United Nations, Oct 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to Washington and meet US President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday, a UN spokesman announced.

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Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:28

Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain Mohammad Safdar were indicted by an accountability court on Thursday in a corruption reference pertaining to the London properties owned by the family.

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China tells US to stop being biased

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 18:04

Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) China on Thursday told the US to shed its biased views about Beijing which it said is well justified to safeguard its interests and rights.

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Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:36

Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) An anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain Mohammad Safdar in a corruption reference pertaining to the London properties owned by the family.

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Spain moves to suspend Catalan autonomy

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:18

Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Spain will start suspending Catalonia's autonomy on Saturday, after its leader threatened to declare independence, the government announced on Thursday.

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Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:42

Madrid, Oct 19 (IANS) Spain will start suspending Catalonia's autonomy on Saturday, after its leader threatened to declare independence, the government announced on Thursday.

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Catalan leader refuses to cancel independence bid

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:20

Barcelona, Oct 19 (IANS) Catalonian leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday decided not to rescind his independence bid as per an official requirement from Spain's government, and instead threatened to put the topic to a vote in his region's devolved parliament.

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Sharif, daughter, son-in-law indicted for graft

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:04

Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A court on Thursday indicted ousted Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and his son-in-law Captain Mohammad Safdar in a corruption reference pertaining to the London properties owned by the family.

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Facebook determining Messenger's role in Russian meddling

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:54

San Francisco, Oct 19 (IANS) A senior Facebook executive admitted Russian agents used its Messenger platform and that the company is still determining, alongside federal investigators, how Russian agents may have tried to influence the 2016 US presidential election, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Labour Party head to be next New Zealand PM

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:04

Wellington, Oct 19 (IANS) Political parties in New Zealand have agreed on a centre-left coalition government to be led by Labour Party head Jacinda Adern, making her the country's third female Prime Minister.

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