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North Korea displays apparently new missiles as US carrier group approaches

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PYONGYANG/SEOUL: North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il...

At least 23 dead in air strikes near Damascus

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BEIRUT: At least 23 people were killed and dozens wounded in Syrian government air strikes on a rebel-held suburb of Damascus on Thursday, the...

China praises Afghanistan for fight against Chinese separatist group

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BEIJING: China's defence minister met the head of Afghanistan's army, thanking him for Kabul's support in fighting what Beijing says is an extremist group...

Iraq eyes recapture of east Mosul within days

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BAGHDAD: Iraqi forces will retake east Mosul from the jihadists within days, a top commander said Monday, after his fighters in the city reached...

Faithful start gathering at Mina as Hajj riruals begin

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ISLAMABAD: Over two million faithful have started gathering at the tent valley of Mina as the Hajj rituals begin on Wednesday. The Hujjaj would offer Zohar,...

Pakistan, Turkey reaffirm commitment for strong strategic partnership

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ANKARA: Pakistan and Turkey have reaffirmed their joint commitment to continue to transform their special relationship into a strong strategic partnership. The understanding came during...
FM Qureshi to represent Pakistan at UN Human Rights Council

Pakistan playing active role for peace in Afghanistan: FM

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MANCHESTER: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Pakistan's legal team will present its stance in Kulbhushan Jadhav case at International Court of Justice in...
US, China

US stocks plunge as China strikes back at US with higher...

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WASHINGTON: Wall Street stocks plunged on Monday, with losses on Nasdaq exceeding three per cent, after China announced it was ramping up tariffs on...

Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire, tear gas in Gaza...

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GAZA BORDER: Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round...
US magazine Foreign Policy rejects Indian claim of downing Pakistan F-16

US magazine Foreign Policy rejects Indian claim of downing Pakistan F-16

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WASHINGTON: A leading international magazine Foreign Policy has rejected Indian claim of downing Pakistan F-16 during a brief battle in February. Two senior U.S. defense...

Afghanistan

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

Eight dead, 31 injured as barrage of rocket fire hits Afghanistan capital Kabul

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At least eight people were killed and 31 wounded Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts of Kabul, officials said, marking...

Thousands of Afghan refugee families benefit from emergency cash assistance

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PESHAWAR: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has provided emergency cash assistance to over 50,000 vulnerable Afghan refugee families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in...

Terrorists storm Kabul University, Killing at Least 25

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At least 25 people were killed and 22 other wounded when gunmen stormed Kabul University in a 6-hours-long assault that witnessed students left in...

India using Afghan land to destabilize Pakistan: says PM Imran Khan

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India is using Afghanistan’s land to spread chaos in Pakistan, warned Prime Minister Imran Khan while addressing the Pak-Afghan Trade and Investment Forum on...