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Stranded trekkers in storm-hit region safe: Nepal official

KATHMANDU: All trekkers left stranded by a major snowstorm in Nepal’s Himalayas are safe, officials said Saturday, with the focus...

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Pakistani envoy urges UN chief to help deescalate tensions along LoC in Kashmir and Indo-Pak working boundary

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan’s UN Ambassador Masood Khan Friday met Secretary General Ban Ki moon to brief him on the latest...

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Russia to launch Europe’s largest prison

SAINT PETERSBURG: Russia will launch Europe’s biggest prison in 2015 to replace one of its most notorious jails that once...

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Hindus prepare for Diwali

HYDERABAD: The Hindu community of Hyderabad is preparing to celebrate Diwali festival. Diwali will be celebrated on October 24. Dewali...

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Thai man charged with insulting royals for toilet graffiti

BANGKOK: A 67-year-old Thai man has been charged with insulting the monarchy after scribbling anti-royal comments on public toilet walls,...

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Turkey captures 79 illegal immigrants in Aegean Sea

ISLAMABAD:  Turkey’s Coast Guard has captured 79 illegal immigrants from Syria, Iraq, and Myanmar. At least 79 immigrants, including two...

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Flood victims stage demos in occupied Kashmir

ISLAMABAD: People staged protest demonstrations against the discrimination in allotment of financial relief to flood victims in Islamabad, Sumbal and...

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Obama authorizes reservists for Ebola fight in W.Africa

WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the Pentagon to send reservists to take part in a US mission to...

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Haj accommodation providers lose SR3bn

ISLAMABAD: Business people owning property in Makkah and Madinah catering to Haj pilgrims claim they lost SR3 billion this year...

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Serious differences remain after Merkel-Putin meeting – Kremlin

MOSCOW: Serious differences remain between Germany and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine following talks in Italy between Chancellor Angela...

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JAKARTA: US Secretary of State John Jerry arrived in Indonesia Monday to attend Joko...
 
 
75 killed in five days of fighting in Libya’s Benghazi BENGHAZI, Libya: Nine people were killed Sunday in new violence in Benghazi where pro-government forces...
 
 
Ebola tops EU meeting with warnings crisis is at ‘tipping point’ LUXEMBOURG- European foreign ministers gather in Luxembourg Monday to try and formalize a joint EU...
 
 
Australia abandons controversial niqab segregation plan SYDNEY- A controversial plan to make women wearing the burqa or niqab sit in separate...
 
 
Bombings hits Baghdad mosque, military convoy in northern Iraq BAGHDAD:  A suicide bomber killed 19 at a funeral in Baghdad on Sunday as an...
 
 
Japan unveils first passenger jet in four decades KOMAKI: The first passenger aircraft to be made in Japan in nearly four decades was...
 
 
 
Schwarzenegger goes from Terminator to climate ‘Innovator’
11th October 2014
PARIS:  Hollywood legend Arnold Schwarzenegger has  gone from being the “Terminator” to the “Innovator”, France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Saturday, praising him for his work to prevent climate change. The actor turned politician was presiding over a...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WHO for more medical workers to contain Ebola outbreaks in West Africa
15th September 2014
ISLAMABAD: The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Margaret Chan called for more international medical workers to contain Ebola outbreaks in West Africa. According to Xinhua, she at a press conference in Geneva welcomed Cuban government decision...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12 dead as trains collide in northern India
1st October 2014
NEW DELHI: Two passenger trains packed with festive travellers collided in northern India, killing at least 12 people and injuring 45, a railway spokesman said on Wednesday. The Lucknow-Barauni Express was changing tracks late Tuesday when it was...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan volcano death toll hits 47 as new bodies found
1st October 2014
TOKYO: The death toll from a sudden volcanic eruption in Japan hit 47 on Wednesday as rescuers discovered 11 new bodies in so-far unexplored areas of the ash-covered peak. The figure makes the eruption of Mount Ontake, which...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yemen suicide bomb leaves 32 dead in capital: rebels
9th October 2014
SANAA: A powerful suicide bomb rocked the Yemeni capital Thursday, killing at least 32 people in an attack on supporters of Huthi insurgents who have overrun the city, rebel-linked television said. Dozens more were wounded in the blast...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
First US Ebola infection result of ‘protocol breach’
13th October 2014
WASHINGTON- A Texas health care worker has become the first person to contract Ebola on American soil, authorities confirmed Sunday, blaming a safety breach for the spread of the deadly disease. The new Ebola patient, the second person...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 



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