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UN court to hold public hearings in Kulbhushan Jadhav case from tomorrow

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will hold public hearings in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case from tomorrow at The Hague during which India and Pakistan will present their arguments before the top UN court, which was set up after World ...

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Japan’s PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on U.S. request: report

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after receiving a request from the U.S. government to do so, the Asahi newspaper reported on Sunday. The report follows Mr. Trump’s claim ...

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Drug ‘godfathers’ surrender to Bangladesh police at pre-scheduled ceremony in coastal town

Dhaka: Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, officials said Saturday, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins. Bangladesh last year launched a “war” on drugs following a ...

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Don’t want to continue for another term: Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a historic fourth term, becoming the country’s longest-serving leader, has indicated that she will retire after the current term to promote young leaders, according to a media report. In an interview with ...

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Air India resumes flights to Iraq after 30 years

Najaf: Air India on Thursday resumed flights to Iraq after a 30 year gap, when a plane carrying Shiite pilgrims landed in the city of Najaf. “This is the first time in the last 30 years” that a plane has ...

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‘Will do anything to come back’: Pregnant UK schoolgirl who joined ISIS in Syria

A pregnant Bangladeshi-British teenager, who fled London in 2015 to join the Islamic State terror group in Syria, says she is not the same “silly” girl now, but wants to return to the UK as she is worried about the ...

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At least 23 feared dead after disused Zimbabwe gold mine floods with water

At least 23 illegal gold miners were feared dead in Zimbabwe on Thursday after water flooded two disused shafts in a mining town 145 kilometres (90 miles) south-west of the capital Harare. Rescuers were trying to use pumps to extract ...

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Pakistan throws four-tier security cover to protect Saudi crown prince in Islamabad

Islamabad: Pakistan planned elaborate security measures for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s maiden visit to Islamabad on Saturday during which a number of agreements worth billions of dollars investment would be signed between the two countries. Mohammad, who is ...

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Former Maldives President Yameen charged with money laundering

The top prosecutor in the Maldives has filed money-laundering charges against Abdulla Yameen over allegations the former president received one million dollars stolen from state coffers in the country’s biggest-ever corruption scandal. The charges, which carry a jail sentence of ...

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PUBG used for communication by cryptocurrency hackers attempting $2.4 million heist

According to report, a group of online criminals from Turkey have been caught and detained by local authorities on grounds of hacking $2.4 Million from a domestic cryptocurrency company. Apparently the group behind the security breach were using the popular ...

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Donald Trump supporter attacks BBC cameraman at Texas rally

Washington: A supporter of US President Donald Trump attacked a BBC cameraman at a campaign rally in Texas, the news network said on Tuesday. Sporting a “Make America Great Again” cap, the man shoved and swore at the BBC`s Ron ...

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Iraq captures 186 Islamic State militants, who committed terrorist attacks in the country

Baghdad: Iraq has dismantled the biggest Islamic State (IS) cell in Iraq’s western province of Anbar and captured 186 militants, who committed terrorist attacks in the country, Iraqi Ministry of Interior said. “A joint force captured the biggest IS cell ...

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Muslim US lawmaker apologises for remarks which triggered anti-Semitism row

US lawmaker Illhan Abdullahi Omar, one of the first two Muslim women in the US Congress, has “unequivocally” apologised for her remarks which sparked an anti-Semitism row and drew widespread condemnation including from President Donald Trump who termed it a ...

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A mass invasion of polar bears is terrorising Russian islands, emergency declared

In a shocking incident, a remote group of islands in Russia declared a state of emergency after a large number of polar bears appeared in the region. “There’s never been such a mass invasion of polar bears. They have literally ...

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