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Did U.S. hand over wanted list to Pakistan?
ISLAMABAD: Continuing with the veil of secrecy that has always shrouded U.S.-Pakistan relations, both governments on Saturday refused to confirm or deny a news report that Washington had handed over a list of five terrorists it wants Islamabad ...
Nepal Constituent Assembly's tenure uncertain as parties fail to reach accord
Pakistan is in terminal decline: Hanif Kureishi
LONDON: A prominent British-Pakistani writer has said that Pakistan is in terminal decline and his “heart sinks'' even at the thought of visiting it. Hanif Kureishi, whose outspoken views have often angered members of his own ...
Egypt eases restrictions on Palestinians
DUBAI: The exit of the former President, Hosni Mubarak, following the Egyptian uprising has had its first tangible impact on Cairo's foreign policy towards the Palestinians as the new interim government on Saturday lifted most cross-border ...
Manning was mentally unstable: report
Washington: Bradley Manning, U.S. military intelligence officer charged with leaking confidential government documents to WikiLeaks, the online whistleblower website, was deployed in Iraq despite warnings from evaluators that he was not ...
Rising land conflicts stir concerns in rural China
BEIXINXIAO (HEBEI): When developers swooped in to seize Tao Qing Yuan's farmland, he was left with no compensation, but only a stern warning: protesting would land him in serious trouble. The 40-year-old corn farmer was left outraged, ...
Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for suicide attack
ISLAMABAD: Maintaining the tempo of attacks on anything associated with the government, the Pakistani Taliban on Saturday claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a pro-government tribe in the tribal agency of Bajaur. Two ...
BIRTH OF AN IDEA
Dad of the year nomination
Russian choppers for Afghanistan
MOSCOW: Russia has signed a deal with the United States for the supply of 21 helicopters to Afghanistan, said a senior Kremlin official. Russian arms export corporation Rosoboronexport signed a contract with the U.S. Army Forces Command ...
India & World
India pledges support for Palestine
SINGAPORE: India has affirmed a “continuing commitment to Palestine” and voiced support for “the Palestinian people's struggle for a sovereign, independent, viable, and united State of Palestine.” Addressing the ...
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