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Pakistan calls for ban on autonomous weapons that would select and attack targets without human control

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has called for pre-emptive ban on the development of Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS), known as killer...

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Ebola sleuths scour DR Congo jungle for source of outbreak

IKANAMONGO, RD Congo- Medical sleuths are deep in the jungle of the DR Congo trying to track down the origins...

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Shooting locks down Canadian parliament; one suspect reported dead

OTTAWA: A gunman shot and wounded a soldier in Ottawa and then entered the country’s parliament buildings chased by police,...

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Malaysia’s defence minister hopeful MH370 will be found

PERTH: Malaysia’s Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said Wednesday his country was determined to find missing Flight MH370, as he was...

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Chinese premier calls for global cooperation against Ebola

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang spoke over phone with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about the growing Ebola threat and urged...

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UN rights expert calls for dual fight against torture, corruption

UNITED NATIONS: The incidences of torture and ill-treatment around the world have not been diminishing and the need for effective...

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Father of British hostage Cantlie dies

LONDON: The father of British photojournalist John Cantlie has died, a fortnight after making a impassioned appeal to Islamic State...

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No end in sight for Hong Kong protests after talks

HONG KONG- Hong Kong student leaders Wednesday said they may not take part in further talks with the government after...

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BHP Billiton boosts Australian iron ore production

SYDNEY: BHP Billiton Wednesday reported a rise in September quarter iron ore production as the mining giant vowed to continue...

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Malala bags yet another prestigious award for promoting girls’ education

NEW YORK: Close at the heels of her Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani girls’ education activist, was...

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BRASILIA: President Dilma Rousseff has aclear lead over opposition candidate Aecio Neves and would...
 
 
Malaysia charges three with supporting Islamic State KUALA LUMPUR- A Malaysian court on Thursday charged three men with supporting the Islamic State...
 
 
Pakistan Embassy boosts flood victims fund in Riyadh ISLAMABAD: Pakistani people from all walks of life generously donated for the flood victims in...
 
 
Ebola death toll rises to almost 4,900 GENEVA- The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa,...
 
 
EU summit tackles climate change, Ebola BRUSSELS- European Union leaders meet at a summit in Brussels Thursday aimed at clinching a...
 
 
18m vehicles likely on Saudi roads by year-end ISLAMABAD: Eighteen million licensed vehicles are likely to be on Saudi roads by the end...
 
 
 
Russia to launch Europe’s largest prison
18th October 2014
SAINT PETERSBURG: Russia will launch Europe’s biggest prison in 2015 to replace one of its most notorious jails that once held revolutionary Leon Trotsky and Soviet-era dissidents, prison authorities said Friday. The mammoth new facility in a suburb...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bombings hits Baghdad mosque, military convoy in northern Iraq
19th October 2014
BAGHDAD:  A suicide bomber killed 19 at a funeral in Baghdad on Sunday as an ambush halted Iraqi forces advance on a key northern city controlled by Islamic State fighters. A suicide bomber killed 19 and wounded 28...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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