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Anti-Taliban Mayor killed in Peshawar blast
Islamabad: At least a dozen people, including an anti-Taliban Mayor were killed and 36 others injured when a suicide bomber struck a busy market on the outskirts of Peshawar on Sunday, nearly two weeks after a massive car bombing in the city ...
China offers huge aid to Africa
DUBAI: China on Sunday reinforced its credentials as a pro-Third World economic powerhouse by offering billions of dollars of concessional loans to Africa and pledging to contribute significantly to the continent’s skilled human ...
‘Indian Maoists not importing Nepali Maoists’
KATHMANDU: Union Home Secretary Gopal K. Pillai said here on Saturday that Indian Maoists were not importing Maoists or arms from Nepal. “I don’t think anybody is importing Maoists,” he said in response to a statement ...
G20 Finance Ministers fail to agree on climate funding
Countries still undecided on offer to assist developing nations
UNIFEM launches platform to end violence against women
NAIROBI: The U.N. Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has launched a campaign in the Kenyan capital Nairobi to mobilise people around the world to take part in a drive to stop the pandemic of violence suffered by women. The global ...
Rajaratnam planning to sell holdings in Sri Lanka?
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka-born United States business tycoon Raja Rajaratnam, arrested by the FBI on October 16 on charges of vast insider trading, is reportedly planning to sell some of his firm’s holdings in Sri Lanka to partly finance his ...
Eminem to star in 3-D horror film
London: Rapper Eminem is about to give his rap career a new turn as he is set to act in a 3-D hip-hop horror movie named “Shady Talez.” The 37-year-old will star in the film, which is a horror anthology described as a cross ...
Girija Prasad Koirala unwell
KATHMANDU: The former Prime Minister of Nepal and Nepali Congress president, Girija Prasad Koirala, fell ill on Sunday after water accumulated in his lungs. He will be taken to Singapore for treatment. The 86-year-old is also suffering ...
LeT planned to attack Dhaka Indian High Commission
Dhaka: The Indian High Commission in Bangladesh, along with the embassies of the U.S. and the U.K., was the target of Pakistan-based terror outfit LeT whose operatives were arrested here recently, police said on Sunday. Bangladesh ...
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