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Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Claims India Will Launch New Attack This Month

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan had briefed permanent UN Security Council members. Karachi:  Pakistan has “reliable intelligence” that India will attack again this month, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Sunday, as tension over a February standoff between the two countries had appeared to ease. The attack could take place between April 16 and […]

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China to destroy 3 lakh world maps for not showing Arunachal Pradesh, Taiwan as part of its territory

Chinese officials destroyed at least 30,000 world maps recently for “incorrectly” showing the borders with India and depicting Taiwan as a separate country. China claims the north-eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh as part of South Tibet. (Photo: Google Maps) Customs officials in China have ordered the destruction of three lakh more maps for not […]

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EU would impose import duties on UK right after a no-deal Brexit

The European Union will immediately introduce customs checks and import duties in the event of a “no deal” Brexit, erecting barriers to British exports ranging from cars to farm produce and preventing consumers bringing in British cheese or meats. Pierre Moscovici, the EU’s economic affairs and tax commissioner, told a news conference on Wednesday that […]

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Pakistan expresses deep concern over space debris generated by India’s ASAT test

Pakistan on Tuesday expressed “deep concern” over the assessment of international experts on the threats resulting from space debris generated by the recently conducted Anti-Satellite missile (ASAT) test by India. On March 27, India achieved a historic feat by shooting down its own low-orbit satellite with a ground-to-space missile, making the country a space power. […]

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Pakistan soldier chops off wife’s hair for not covering her head with dupatta

The woman has alleged that the incident occurred when she was attending her husband’s cousin’s wedding. The dupatta slipped off her head while greeting relatives at the door, which apparently angered her husband. Photo: Reuters (Photo for representational purpose) A Malakand Levies force personnel in Pakistan has been accused by his wife of torturing her […]

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Voters in Ukraine will cast votes on Sunday to elect their sixth president

The vote will be monitored by observers from 18 countries as well as 139 Ukrainian civil society organisations, according to Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC). President Petro Poroshenko. (Photo: ANI) Voters in Ukraine will cast votes on Sunday to elect their sixth president from 39 candidates in the fray. Polls on Sunday will commence around […]

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Afghan Hostage Says Ex-Husband’s Abuse After Release “Just Like Captors”

Caitlan Coleman recounted her “rollercoaster” relationship with Joshua Boyle that ended post the release. Canada:  A couple who split after a five-year hostage ordeal in Afghanistan faced each other in a Canadian court Wednesday at the husband’s trial for sexually assaulting his wife. US citizen Caitlan Coleman, 33, recounted her “rollercoaster” relationship with Canadian Joshua […]