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Progress towards peace talks unclear as Taliban, Afghan figures meet

AL KHOR/ISLAMABAD: Taliban representatives met with Afghan political figures for a second day on Sunday, but it was unclear if the dialogue hosted…

Nepal will remember Pakistan’s efforts: Army Chief Gen Rana

RAWALPINDI: Nepal Army Chief, General Gaurav SJB Rana expressed his gratitude for the support extended by Pakistan through the Pakistan Army in the…

11 dead, 34 injured in wedding party bus fire

DADU: At least 11 people, including seven women and three children, were killed and 34 others wounded as a bus carrying a wedding…

India seeks UN intervention on Lakhvi’s release

NEW DELHI: India has sought the United Nations’s (UN) intervention in the release of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the main suspect in Mumbai terror…

Challenges hampering Pakistan’s potential growth, says ADB chief

Despite strong political support for reforms, Pakistan still faced a host of challenges hampering its potential growth, forecast at 4.5 per cent of…

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Yazidis adhere to a centuries-old religion, with its origins in several faiths Several hundred Yazidi captives have been killed in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants west of…

US-led air strikes in Syria began last year Air strikes by the US-led coalition targeting Islamic State militants have killed more than 50 civilians in northern Syria, activists…

Houthi rebels launched an assault on border posts in Najran, Saudi Arabian media say Saudi troops have repelled a major attack on their border by Houthi rebels from…

Houthi rebels launched an assault on border posts in Najran, Saudi Arabia Saudi troops have repelled a major attack on their border by Houthi rebels from Yemen, Saudi…

Deir Ezzor was fought over between rival rebel groups and government forces before falling to IS An arms dump has exploded in Deir Ezzor province in Syria, killing…

Africa View all

Thousands of migrants rescued at sea

Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued from boats near the coast of Libya on Saturday and early on Sunday, the Italian coastguard said. A spokesman said rescue operations were…

Burundi links protests to ‘terror’

The protests against against President Nkurunziza over recent days have turned violent Burundi’s government has promised to crack down on a wave of protests, accusing opposition groups of…

Congo bans Islamic face veil

The niqab and the burka have been banned in public places The authorities in Congo-Brazzaville have banned people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil, including the niqab and…

UN denies CAR troop abuse ‘cover up’

Soldiers from France, Chad, and Equatorial Guinea have been accused of child sexual abuse The United Nations has denied allegations it covered up child abuse by French troops…

Americas View all

EU plan to target Libyan smugglers too little, too late, experts say

Zerai, however, believes the proposal is unlikely to succeed in saving lives or even stemming the…

A few good Shakers wanted

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African singers against xenophobia

African singers against xenophobia

Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s Sibongiseni Shabalala calls for a united Africa Two of Africa’s most famous musicians…

More ‘Boko Haram hostages freed’

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Israeli forces shoot, injure 3 teens near Ramallah

Israeli forces shoot, injure 3 teens near Ramallah

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Three Palestinian teenagers were shot and injured with live rounds on Friday when…

Nigeria frees more children and women from Boko Haram

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