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    Pak court orders release of ex-PM jailed for corruption

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 02:08am on February 26, 2020

    Pakistan’s former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was granted bail on Tuesday after months in detention on graft charges. Abbasi was one of several senior...

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    Nice memories, no trade deal for Trump

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:18am on February 26, 2020

    US president Donald Trump failed Tuesday to strike a trade deal with India at the end of a visit big on photo opportunities but short...

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    Trump stumbles over names of Indian cricket greats

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad | Updated at 10:55pm on February 25, 2020

    US president Donald Trump gave a special mention to cricket greats Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli during a visit to India on Monday — but...

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    13 killed, many injured in Delhi as Trump visits

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 06:57pm on February 25, 2020

    Clashes over a contentious citizenship law roiled India’s capital for a second day Tuesday — coinciding with a visit by US president Donald Trump —as...

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    Trump hails ‘exceptional’ Modi at huge India rally

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad | Updated at 01:26am on February 25, 2020

    US president Donald Trump got a rapturous and romantic welcome to India on Monday, addressing a huge rally and holding hands with his wife at...

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    Six people burnt to death, three injured in southwest Pakistan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Islamabad | Updated at 03:37pm on February 24, 2020

    A tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas exploded late on Sunday night in Pakistan’s southwest provincial capital of Quetta, leaving six people killed and three others...

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    ‘America First’ vs ‘Make in India’ as Modi hosts Trump

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:58am on February 24, 2020

    Trade ties between the United States and India have long been problematic but under ‘America First’ president Donald Trump and ‘Make in India’ prime minister...

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    Anti-CAA protesters block road in Delhi

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:50am on February 24, 2020

    More than 1,000 people, mostly women, staging a protest against Citizenship (Amendment) Bill blocked the road outside Jaffarabad metro station in northeast Delhi on Sunday...

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    Walls, mud packs, monkey removal for Trump in India

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad | Updated at 12:38am on February 24, 2020

    US president Donald Trump makes his first official visit to India on Monday and work has been going on around the clock to spruce things...

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    Dalai Lama marks 80 years as Tibet’s spiritual leader

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:37am on February 23, 2020

    The Dalai Lama on Saturday marked the 80th anniversary of his enthronement as the spiritual leader of Tibet, a position held almost entirely in exile...

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