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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...

Dr Arjumand Hashmi elected Mayer of Paris, Texas

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DALLAS: Pakistani American Physician Dr. Arjumand Hashmi who holds the highest civilian Award from the Pakistani government, the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, has been elected for a...

Putin meets Erdogan for closed-door talks

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MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday met Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan for talks expected to touch on energy issues and the Syria...

21 killed as van plunges into river in India

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NEW DELHI: A van packed with Hindu pilgrims early Saturday swerved off a bridge and plunged into a river in southern India, killing 21...

US not happy with ban on Save the Children in Pakistan

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WASHINGTON: The United States on Friday warned Pakistan it was only hurting itself after Save the Children was expelled for “working against the country,”...