Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 6:42 AM


Death toll from US drone strike near Pak-Afghan border rises to 26: officials

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The death toll from a US drone attack on a compound used by the Taliban-allied Haqqani network has risen to 26, officials said on Tuesday, less than a week after a US-Canadian family held captive by the militants was rescued.

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Paktia police chief among 32 killed in attacks on Afghan police centre

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The death toll in a suicide and gun attack on police in southeast Afghanistan has risen to 32 with more than 200 wounded, an official said, in the latest deadly violence to hit the country.

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'WFP shelved Rohingya report under Myanmar pressure'

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A report has revealed that the UN World Food Program (WFP) withdrew a critical report on spiraling food crisis in Myanmar’s Muslim-populated areas under pressure from its government.

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If Taj Mahal is built by traitors, so is Red Fort, politician tells Modi

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

In a stinging response to recent remarks questioning the Taj Mahal’s place in history by India’s ruling party legislator, a leading politician on Monday asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi would stop hosting foreign dignitaries at the state capital’s iconic Hyderabad House, because that, too, was built by “traitors”.

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Muscat moot breaks the ice on stalled Afghan talks

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Representatives of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and the US gathered in Muscat on Monday to rejuvenate the stalled Quadril­ateral Coordi­nation Group (QCG) working to restore peace in Afghanistan.

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World leaders react to Donald Trump's speech on Iran

Saturday, October 14, 2017

World leaders were quick to react to US President Donald Trump's decision to "decertify" an international deal on Iran's nuclear programme.

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