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Afghan President urges Taliban to join peace process

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 14:22

Kabul, June 25 (IANS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday again urged the Taliban militants to give up fighting and join the peace and reconciliation process.

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Modi encourages Khadi gifts

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:46

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Encouraging the concept of gifting Khadi handkerchieves, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Queen Elizabeth II has preserved the one presented to her by Mahatma Gandhi many decades ago.

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Tanker blast kills 140 in Pakistan

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:44

Lahore, June 25 (IANS) At least 140 people have been burnt alive and dozens of others injured after an overturned oil tanker caught fire and exploded near Bahawalpur city in Pakistan's Punjab province, the media reported.

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123 killed in Pakistan tanker blast

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 10:18

Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 123 people were killed when an oil tanker exploded after it overturned in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday morning, police said.

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'Ivanka Trump must answer questions in shoe design lawsuit'

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 09:40

Washington, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump must give a deposition in a lawsuit by an Italian shoemaker claiming her fashion label copied its designs, a federal judge has ruled.

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China urges Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve ties

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:52

Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged Pakistan and Afghanistan to improve ties as tensions between the two nations were not conducive to their stability and development as well as regional cooperation

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Britain marks National Armed Forces Day

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:52

London, June 25 (IANS) British Prime minister Theresa May and top military officials gathered in Liverpool city to lead the nation in honouring the country's servicemen and women on National Armed Forces Day.

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Toll in Pakistan twin bombings reach 67

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:38

Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) The toll in the twin blasts that hit a market in Pakistan's Parachinar city has increased to 67, the media reported.

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Istanbul bans LGBT Pride march

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:36

Istanbul, June 25 (IANS) The LGBT -- lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender -- Pride march was banned here by the local government, who for the second consecutive year raised concerns over security.

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UN chief condoles loss of lives in China landslide

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 07:42

United Nations, June 25 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he is saddened to learn of the death and devastation caused by landslides in China's Sichuan Province.

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Modi arrives in US

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 07:10

Washington, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from Portugal on Sunday, on the second leg of his three-nation tour, that will also take him to the Netherlands.

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Eight killed in Colombia mine blast

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 06:10

Bogota, June 25 (IANS) At least eight miners were killed following an explosion at a carbon mine in Colombia, the National Mining Agency has said.

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15 killed, 120 missing in China landslide

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 05:18

Beijing, June 25 (IANS) Fifteen persons have been confirmed dead in a landslide in China's Sichuan Province on Saturday that buried more than 120 people from 62 homes.

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