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Bangladesh upholds death penalty of JI leader

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DHAKA: Bangladesh’s highest court Tuesday upheld the death sentence against a top religious leader for war crimes during the country’s battle for independence, prompting...

OIC adopts Pak proposal to spotlight Rohingya Muslims’ persecution

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NEW YORK: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has unanimously approved a Pakistani proposal to bring into greater focus the plight of Rohingya Muslims...

CIA drone strike targets top Qaeda leader in Yemen: report

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WASHINGTON: The leader of Al-Qaeda's branch in Yemen was targeted in a CIA drone strike last week, though US officials would not immediately confirm...

COAS Raheel Sharif arrives in Moscow on three-day visit

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MOSCOW: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif arrived in Moscow on Monday on a three-day official visit, said an ISPR statement. DG...

Ban calls for immediate Ramadan truce in Yemen

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GENEVA: UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday called for an immediate two-week humanitarian pause in Yemen to mark Ramadan as talks got underway in...

Kenyan police accused of abuses against Muslims after massacre: report

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NAIROBI: The response by Kenyan security forces to a wave of massacres a year ago in Kenya's coastal region has been marked by beatings,...

With wary eye, Turkey readies for return of coalition rule

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ANKARA: Turkey is preparing for a return to coalition government after 13 years of one-party rule by the Justice and Development Party (AKP), hoping...

Pakistan displays JF-17 Thunder at Paris Air Show, secures first export...

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PARIS: Pakistan’s spectacular JF-17 Thunder showcased its cutting edge capabilities in the 51st Paris Air Show at French city Le Bourget Parc des on...

Militant commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar killed in Libya airstrikes

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ALGIERS: Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed terrorist reported to have been killed in a US airstrike in Libya Monday, was an Al-Qaeda veteran and the...

10 dead as tigers and lions roam Tbilisi after floods

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TBLISI: Lions, tigers, bears and other wild animals escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi Sunday, adding to chaos caused by flooding...

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Pakistan donates 300 tons of food to Afghanistan

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The Pak-Afghan Cooperation forum PACF on behalf of Pakistan sent 17 trucks of food on Sunday that weighed 300 tons. This gesture of kindness...

Taliban co-founder denies he was injured in any clash

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Mullah Baradar, a prominent Taliban co-founder and acting Deputy Prime  appeared in a television interview Wednesday to refute rumors he had been injured or even...

Qari Fasihuddin appointed as new Afghan army chief

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Senior Taliban leader Qari Fasihuddin is appointed as the new army chief of Afghanistan. A picture posted by an Afghan news agency shows Qari Fasihuddin...

One month after fall of Kabul, economic crisis stalks Taliban

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A month after seizing Kabul, the Taliban face daunting problems as they seek to convert their lightning military victory into a durable peacetime government. After...