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    2 dead, 770 injured as 'day of rage' protests erupt across Palestine

    At least two Palestinians have been killed and about 770 others have sustained injuries when clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinians demonstrating in protest against the recent decision .

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    India: Congress suspends Aiyar for comments about Modi

    Senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar was suspended on Thursday from the primary membership of the party for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a “neech aadmi” (a vile man).

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    Muslim man hacked to death in India over 'love jihad

    Press Trust of India reported late Thursday that the arrest came after the suspect shared a grisly video of the labourer Mohammad Afrazul being hacked to death and then set on fire. TV reports aired.

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    China says Indian drone 'invaded' its airspace, crashed

    An Indian drone has ‘invaded’ China’s airspace and crashed, China’s Defence ministry said on Thursday, months after the neighbours ended one of their worst border standoffs in decades.

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    Britain must apologise for colonial-era massacre, says London Mayor

     The 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre, in which British troops opened fire on thousands of unarmed protesters in the city of Amritsar, remains an enduring scar of British colonial rule over the subcontinent.

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    US defense secretary, Pak PM discuss US policy in South Asia

    US defence chief James Mattis arrived at the Nur Khan Airbase, Pakistan on Monday afternoon where he was received by officials from the Pak defence and foreign ministries. 

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    Accidents, suicides account for death of 1,600 Indian troops annually

    Without going to war, India loses around 1,600 military personnel every year. And the single biggest killers are road accidents and suicides, much more than counterinsurgency operations .

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    India: Ahead of Gujarat polls, BJP boots out 24 leaders for anti-party activities

    Ahead of high-voltage Gujarat Assembly elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit has suspended 24 of its members for their involvement in anti-party activities.

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    India: Instant triple talaq illegal, 3-year jail term for husband

    According to the draft law, which will be applicable to the whole of India, except Jammu and Kashmir, pronouncing instant triple talaq will also attract a fine. It will be a non-bailable and cognisable offence.

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    India should cherish, nurture its large Muslim population says Obama 

    Former US President Barack Obama on Friday said India should cherish and nurture its large Muslim population that thinks of itself as Indian. Speaking at the 15th edition of the Hindustan Times

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    Obama says Pakistan did not know whereabouts of Bin Laden

    Former US president Barack Obama on Friday said Washington does not distinguish between terrorist groups which target India and those that target the United States.

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    Pakistani Taliban attack university campus, killing 13

    The gunmen, disguised as women, arrived at the Agriculture Institute of Peshawar on Friday. They shot and wounded a guard before entering the campus, said police chief Tahir Khan.

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    Pakistan to support Saudi-led military alliance while maintaining close contact with Iran

    Pakistan highlighted its "successful counter-terrorism operations and the comprehensive National Action Plan" during the first meeting of the defence ministers of countries involved in the Islamic .

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    India should pursue case against Hafiz Saeed internationally if it has proof: Pak

    Pak Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that if India thinks there is substance to its allegations against Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed it should pursue charges against him on an.

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    Saudi prince freed in $1 billion settlement agreement

    Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, the former head of the National Guard, was released after being arrested as part of a crackdown on alleged corruption among senior Saudi officials. 

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    In India, Ivanka Trump embodies U.S. glamour

    Irfana Begum, who was dodging barricades trying to figure out what road home was open for traffic, said she was very glad that Ivanka Trump chose to visit, despite the inconvenience of getting about the city.

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    Pakistan ranked fourth among worst countries for women

    Pakistan is the fourth worst country for women according to recently released rankings of the Women, Peace and Security Index.Of the 153 countries ranked for women's inclusion, justice and security, Pakistan.

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    Pakistan minister resigns, ending Islamabad stand-off

    An agreement has been signed that would see the demonstrators in Islamabad and in other cities disperse, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal told the Islamabad High Court during a hearing on Monday,

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    Hafiz Saeed calls Pak ex-PM a traitor for seeking peace with India

    Newly-freed Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, called on Friday ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif a ‘traitor’ for seeking peace with India.

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    China ‘to build third nuclear reactor’ in Pakistan

    World Nuclear News, supported by industry lobby group the World Nuclear Association, reported that China National Nuclear Corporation and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.

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    Media blackout in Pakistan as forces crack down on protesters

    The suspension was ordered by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority for violating media regulations showing live coverage of a security operation, a statement from the regulator said.

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    Arab ties ‘secret’ but ‘fruitful’ says Israel PM

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the regime has “secret” but “fruitful” ties with Arab governments, noting that peace between one-time adversaries would “happen in the end.”

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    Pakistan Hints At Taking Kashmir To International Court Of Justice

    Pakistan on Thursday indicated that it could take the issue of Kashmir to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) following the footsteps of India, which took the matter of death row.

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    Bangladesh sentences six Jama’at activists to death

    A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Wednesday sentenced to death six Islamists, including a former lawmaker, for committing crimes against humanity and siding with the Pakistani troops.

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