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No military solution to Kashmir issue, says Pak PM Imran Khan

No military solution to Kashmir issue, says Pak PM Imran Khan Pakistan:- Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday said he was ready to hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi while conceding that it was not in the interest of his country to allow terror activities from its territory. Khan’s remarks came a day after External Affairs Minister Sushma ...

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Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

*Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar* >>>The Taliban have held three days of talks with US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where the Afghan insurgent group has a political office, a Taliban official and another individual close to the group said Sunday. The talks are aimed at renewing the Afghan peace process and eventually ...

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MoU signed between Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of India and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of India and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea on sports cooperation here today. From Indian side the MoU was signed by the Minister of State(I/C) Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore and the Korean side was represented ...

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UI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq famous religious scholar,killed in Rawalpindi Pakistan

UI-S chief Maulana Samiul Haq famous religious scholar,killed in Rawalpindi Pakistan RAWALPINDI: Religious scholar and former Senator Maulana Samiul Haq has been assassinated in a targeted gun attack in Rawalpindi.The emir of the Jamiat Ulema Islam-Sami (JUI-S) in Peshawar confirmed the news of his death. Unknown motorcyclists opened indiscriminate fire on the vehicle of the JUI-S chief. The JUI-S chief ...

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Japan cabinet approves bill to accept foreign workers

TOKYO: Japan’s cabinet on Friday approved a draft bill to bring more blue-collar foreign workers into the country, in a controversial move to address chronic labor shortages. The draft legislation, now likely to be submitted to parliament as soon as Friday, has come under attack from both the opposition and members of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s own party, but business ...

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China challenges US to provide ‘evidence’ in trade secrets case

BEIJING: China challenged the United States Friday to show evidence to support charges that Beijing backed a scheme by Chinese and Taiwanese companies to steal trade secrets from a US-based semiconductor firm.US Attorney General Jeff Sessions accused the companies on Thursday of stealing an estimated $8.75 billion worth of know-how from semiconductor giant Micron. The Justice Department unveiled criminal charges ...

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Shelling kills eight in de-escalation zone around Syria’s Idlib

BEIRUT: At least eight people were killed by Syrian government shelling of the rebel-held Idlib province on Friday, according to a monitoring group — the highest daily toll since a Russian-Turkish demilitarization zone was set up around the region. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the deaths occurred in the town of Jarjanaz, which lies on the inner edge ...

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Pakistan military: ‘patience’ tested ahead of mass protests

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s powerful military warned Friday its patience had been thoroughly tested after being threatened by Islamist hard-liners enraged by the acquittal of a Christian woman for blasphemy, as the country braced for more mass protests. Spokesman Asif Ghafoor said the armed forces’ tolerance had been taken to its “threshold” after hard-liners called for a mutiny against its top brass ...

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Coalition strikes Sanaa airbase used for missile launches

JEDDAH: Forces from the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen have launched an attack on military targets at rebel-held Al-Dailami air base.            “This operation includes targeting of ballistic-missile launch and storage locations, UAV ground stations, bomb-making and assembly workshops and their support locations in Al-Dailami air base in Sanaa,” said the coalition’s official spokesman, Col. Turki ...

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Yemen government ready to re-start talks with Houthi rebels

ADEN: Yemen’s government said Thursday it was ready to re-start peace talks with Houthi rebels, as international pressure to end the years-long conflict intensifies. The United Nations said a day earlier it aimed to relaunch the talks within a month, after a previous attempt collapsed in September when the rebels refused to attend.               ...

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