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    8 killed in Pakistan suicide attack

    Agence France-Presse . Quetta | Updated at 02:49am on February 18, 2020

    At least eight people — including two police officers — were killed and several others wounded in a suicide blast Monday in southwestern Pakistan, officials...

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    British MP denied entry into India

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:51am on February 18, 2020

    Indian officials denied a British lawmaker entry on Monday after she landed at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to an accompanying aide, reports...

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    India rejects UN chief’s Kashmir mediation offer

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:48am on February 18, 2020

    The Indian government has rejected the latest offer by UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres to mediate between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir issue, saying that...

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    Pakistan no longer a militant safe haven: Imran

    Agence-France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 05:59pm on February 17, 2020

    Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan insisted on Monday that his country is no longer a militant safe haven, and said his administration fully supports the...

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    Seven people burnt alive in India road accident

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . New Delhi | Updated at 02:49pm on February 17, 2020

    At least seven people were burnt alive in a road accident in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh as their vehicle caught fire after colliding...

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    Kejriwal sworn in as Delhi’s CM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 01:26am on February 17, 2020

    Arvind Kejriwal, the convener of Aam Aadmi Party, was sworn in as Delhi chief minister for the third consecutive term as thousands of peoples cheered...

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    We remain firm on decisions on Article 370, CAA: Modi

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:24am on February 17, 2020

    Ruling out a rethink on decisions on CAA and Article 370, prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that his government remains and will remain...

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    India women facing sedition charges over school play get bail

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:04am on February 17, 2020

    Two women held for two weeks by Indian police on sedition charges over a school play which allegedly criticised a contentious citizenship law have been...

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    Pak court orders release of Pashtun rights leader

    Agence France-Presse . Peshawar | Updated at 12:14am on February 16, 2020

    A Pakistani court Saturday ordered the release of a Pashtun rights leader critical of the military, his lawyer said, weeks after he was arrested on...

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    US bans Sri Lanka army chief over war crimes

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:44pm on February 15, 2020

    The United States said Friday it would refuse entry to Sri Lanka’s army chief over what it called credible evidence of human rights violations in...