Washington, May 26 : Former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf has said his country and India were on the path of reconciliation when he was in power but that was no longer the case because Prime Minister Narendra Modi “isn’t an advocate of peace talks”. In an interview with Voice of America, Musharraf said when […]

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Sindh [Pakistan], May 26 : At least eight infants reportedly died of malnutrition and water-borne diseases in Pakistan’s Mithi region in Sindh. As reported by Dawn, the infants breathed their last at Mithi’s Civil Hospital where they were brought from remote villages for treatment. Now the total death toll of infant casualties rose to 235 […]

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Colombo, May 26 : The death toll in Sri Lanka monsoon rains reached 19 on Saturday while over 128,000 people have been affected, the country’s Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said. DMC Spokesperson Pradeep Kodippili said two people were reported missing in the south while over 55,000 people had been evacuated to safer areas, Xinhua news […]

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Dhaka, May 26 : The number of people killed in an anti-drug campaign in Bangladesh has climbed to 68 in the last 11 days, after the death of another nine suspected drug-traffickers, police officials said on Saturday. In the eastern Comilla district, two suspected traffickers, with 16 and eight cases open against them, respectively, were […]

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Aden [Yemen], May 26 : Five people including an Indian national were killed and at least 40 missing on the Yemeni island of Socotra on Friday as Cyclone Mekunu disrupted the area before passing through Arabian Peninsula’s southern coast. As reported by the Daily Star the other four deceased were Yemeni nationals. Among those missing […]

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New Delhi [India], May 26 : Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday took pride in cricketer Rashid Khan’s performance in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Calling him an asset to the cricketing world, Ghani tagged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet, claiming that they will not give him away. “Afghans […]

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Tehran, May 26 : Following a meeting in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Friday, a senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official expressed hope about saving the landmark Iranian nuclear deal after the US’ recent exit, media reports said. Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said that he is “more confident about preserving the nuclear deal” […]

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Basra [Iraq], May 24 : Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s 30 million dollars, 270-foot presidential yacht, named the Basrah Breeze, will now operate as a hotel facility for Iraqi maritime pilots shipping in and out of Basra. Despite having a presidential suite and luxurious guest rooms, Hussein never stepped onboard the yacht, which was built […]

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Washington, May 24 : US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the summit scheduled with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore has been cancelled. In a letter to Kim, Trump said he made the decision based on the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent North Korean statement. The […]

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