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Rare ‘black moon’ rises over Western Hemisphere

Rare ‘black moon’ rises over Western Hemisphere

A rare ‘black moon’ rises Friday night over the Western Hemisphere, but don’t expect to see it…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Pakistan ‘completely rejects’ Indian claim of cross-border strikes

Pakistan ‘completely rejects’ Indian claim of cross-border strikes

Pakistan on Friday ‘completely rejected’ India’s claim to have sent troops across its disputed border in Kashmir to kill suspected militants, as India evacuated villages near the frontier amid concerns about a military escalation…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Abbas attendance at Peres’s funeral reminder of need for peace: Obama

Abbas attendance at Peres’s funeral reminder of need for peace: Obama

US president Barack Obama said on Friday Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas’s attendance at the funeral for Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres was…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
338 killed in eastern Aleppo in past few weeks, WHO says

338 killed in eastern Aleppo in past few weeks, WHO says

The fighting in Syria’s besieged enclave of eastern Aleppo has killed 338 people in the past few weeks, including 106 children, while 846 have been injured, including…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

Van Gogh paintings stolen 14 years ago recovered from Italian mafia

Italian police have recovered two paintings by the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh that were stolen in Amsterdam 14 years ago, as part of an operation against the…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Indian villagers flee after ‘strikes’

Indian villagers flee after ‘strikes’

Indian villagers living close to the border with Pakistan are fleeing, one day after India said it launched strikes targeting militants in…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Philippines leader likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

Philippines leader likens himself to Hitler, wants to kill millions of drug users

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte appeared to liken himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Friday and said he would ‘be happy’ to exterminate…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Border villagers migrating after government asked people to vacate their villages within 10 kilometres from international border with Pakistan as a precautionary measure following India’s surgical strikes in PoK, near Attari on Thursday. — AP/PTI Photo

India claims ‘surgical strike’ on Pak target

India said on Thursday it had conducted ‘surgical strikes’ on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir, making its first direct military response to an attack on an army base it blames on Pakistan and raising the risk of escalation…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia, TOP STORIES

SAARC SUMMIT: Kathmandu for conducive environment

Nepal urged South Asian nations on Thursday to create a “conducive environment” so that a regional summit
can be held as scheduled in November in Pakistan’s capital…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, International, South Asia

US Congress rejects Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 bill

The US Congress voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to override Barack Obama’s veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, the first such rebuke during his eight-year presidency…

Russia says Syria bombing continues

Russia on Thursday said it is pressing on with its bombing campaign in Syria despite the US warning it will end talks on the conflict if Moscow does not halt the assault on Aleppo…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Protests after black man shot dead by US police

Protests after black man shot dead by US police

Protesters marched on Wednesday in a California town following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man said to be mentally ill, as local officials urged calm and pledged a full investigation…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International
Does Trump pay taxes? Debate triggers new scrutiny

Does Trump pay taxes? Debate triggers new scrutiny

Donald Trump loves to brag about how rich he is. One question swirling through the US presidential campaign now is this: Has he managed to avoid paying income…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria: UN

As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don’t respond quickly, the UN Children’s Fund is warning. That’s far more than the 20,000 people killed in the seven-year Islamic uprising…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News

Thailand cracks down on migrant workers

Thailand is cracking down on migrant workers from neighbouring countries, saying they are ‘stealing jobs from Thais’, amid fears that anti-immigrant sentiment is rising as Southeast Asia’s second-largest economy stagnates…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International

Five questions on India’s face off with Pakistan in Kashmir

Pakistan responded with fury Thursday after India said it had carried out ‘surgical strikes’ along the Line of Control dividing the disputed territory of Kashmir, as tensions soar between the rival nuclear powers…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia
Gulen says certain Erdogan behind failed Turkey coup

Gulen says certain Erdogan behind failed Turkey coup

US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkish authorities accused of orchestrating a failed coup in July, told a German newspaper that he was sure president Tayyip Erdogan was behind the putsch…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Europe & Americas, International

Thousands of Israelis file past coffin of former president Peres

Thousands of Israelis filed past the flag-draped coffin of Shimon Peres outside parliament on Thursday, honouring the former president and prime minister who won worldwide praise for his efforts in peace talks with the Palestinians…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Middle East

NEWSLINE

China on Thursday warned Japan against ‘playing with fire’ in the contested waters of the South China Sea, after Tokyo announced it may patrol alongside the US in the region…

September 30, 2016 · 0 comments · International, Other World News
I will show Nawaz how to respond Modi: Imran

I will show Nawaz how to respond Modi: Imran

Following Indian attack on the line of control that killed two Pakistani soldiers, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairperson Imran Khan on Thursday told reporters he will respond to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi during his Raiwind march…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · International, South Asia

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