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Justice: Insulting Prophet Mohammed in Europe can land you in jail, court declares

Austria – The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) passed the verdict on Thursday that insulting Islam’s Prophet Mohammed will be punishable offence and will not be counted under ‘freedom of expression’. The court was compelled to pass the verdict after ...

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15 killed as truck crashes into 31-car line on China toll bridge

Beijing A highway pile-up involving at least 31 cars killed 15 people in northwest China’s Gansu province, officials said, leaving dramatic scenes of twisted and burnt-out wreckage. The pile-up occurred on Saturday after a heavy truck lost control and crashed ...

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Terrorist Hafiz Saeed condemns murder of Taliban’s ‘godfather’

A mastermind behind numerous attacks which have claimed countless innocent lives, Hafeez Saeed has issued a strong condemnation against the murder of Maulana Sami ul Haq. Haq was widely regarded as the godfather of Taliban and his role in possible ...

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Japan loses an island without anyone noticing, authorities left scratching heads

Tokyo: Missing: A tiny island in northern Japan. Or so authorities fear, prompting plans for a survey to determine if the outcrop has been washed away, ever-so-slightly shrinking the country’s territorial waters. The island, known as Esambe Hanakita Kojima was ...

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Pak PM Imran Khan arrives in China on maiden visit for talks on CPEC, IMF bailout

Imran Khan arrived here Friday in what is termed as the most significant visit to China by a Pakistani Prime Minister in recent years as the all-weather allies grapple to iron out differences over the multi-billion CPEC and Islamabad approaching ...

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Trump threatens shooting of Central American migrants who throw stones

President Donald Trump on Thursday warned that soldiers deployed to the Mexican border could shoot Central American migrants who throw stones at them while attempting to cross illegally. Trump told journalists at the White House that a group of several ...

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India objects to Pakistan-China proposed bus service via PoK, says it ‘violates territorial integrity’

India on Wednesday said it has lodged strong protests with Pakistan and China over a proposed bus service between the two countries that runs through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), calling it a violation of “India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” According to ...

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Woman found alive in Arizona desert 6 days after car plunged off road, landed in tree

A 53-year-old woman survived six days in the Arizona desert on grass and water after crashing her car, before being rescued by a rancher and highway workers who were chasing a cow, police and local media said on Wednesday. The ...

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Sri Lanka crisis: Giant rally backs sacked PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Colombo: Tens of thousands of supporters of sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe blocked roads in Sri Lanka’s capital on Tuesday, stepping up a showdown with a former strongman accused of rights abuses — who also claims to head the country’s ...

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Suicide bomber kills at least seven outside Kabul prison

A suicide bomber targeting a bus of government employees near Kabul’s biggest prison has killed at least seven people on Wednesday. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the attacker detonated explosives near a vehicle of the employees from Pul-e-Charkhi prison ...

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Indian Army targets Pakistani military administration headquarters in PoK

The Indian troops on Monday targeted Pakistan Army’s administrative headquarters across the Line of Control (LoC) to avenge the recent shelling on its camps in the border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir. “The Army action was successful. It ...

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Indonesian aircraft was new, fell out of the sky minutes after take-off

PAKISJAYA: Fishermen Budi and Gauk left home an hour before dawn on Monday and, with prawn nets stowed on their shallow teak boat, they headed out in a becalmed sea off the coast northeast of Jakarta in clear weather. About ...

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Bangladesh’s ex-PM Khaleda Zia jailed for 7 years in corruption case

A special court in Bangladesh’s capital has sentenced former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to seven years in jail involving a charity fund named after her late husband. Judge Md Akhtaruzaman on Monday found her guilty of misuse of power as ...

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2 Pakistani nationals nabbed by BSF in Punjab

The Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on Sunday nabbed two Pakistani nationals in Punjab’s Ferozepur. The Pakistani nationals were approaching to the Indian side at around 6.30 pm, BSF sources confirmed. Some cash, two IDs of Pakistan Army, one Pakistani ...

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