Kabul, Nov 12 : At least six people were killed and 20 others were wounded in a suicide blast here on Monday near a protest site where hundreds of people, mostly members of the persecuted Shia minority Hazara, were demanding more security in the Hazara-dominated central and eastern districts of Afghanistan. A suicide bomber detonated […]

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Abu Dhabi, Nov 12 : The state-run oil giants of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia on Monday signed a framework agreement to jointly collaborate on natural-gas and liquefied natural gas exploration. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and the Saudi Arabian Oil Company Aramco said they plan to work together to […]

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Seoul, Nov 12 : North Korea has removed 636 land mines from the truce village of Panmunjom straddling the border with South Korea, Seoul’s Defence Minister Jeong Kyeong-Doo said on Monday. The task was part of the military deal both countries signed at their September summit in which Seoul and Pyongyang decided to remove land […]

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Colombo, Nov 12 Sri Lanka’s main political parties filed petitions in the Supreme Court on Monday challenging President Maithripala Sirisena’s dissolution of Parliament and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya called on public servants to refuse to execute any “illegal” orders they may receive in the midst of an ongoing political crisis. The political turmoil escalated in the […]

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New York, Nov 12 : Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked a small group of businessmen last year about using private companies to assassinate enemies of the Kingdom, The New York Times reported. The Saudis inquired at a time when Prince Mohammed, then the deputy crown prince and defence […]

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Islamabad, Nov 12 : Around 69 per cent Pakistanis between the ages of 15 and 65 do not know what the internet is, an information communication technology (ICT)-based survey has revealed. The survey was conducted by LirneAsia, a think-tank based in Sri Lanka that carries out ICT research, Dawn news reported on Monday. The report […]

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Istanbul, Nov 10 : Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said that recordings related to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death have been passed on to Saudi Arabia, the US, the UK, Germany and France. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and a supporter-turned-critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, was killed inside the kingdom […]

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Amman, Nov 10 : At least 11 people have been killed in flash floods unleashed by heavy rain in Jordan and more than 3,700 tourists have been evacuated from the ancient city of Petra. Floods struck several areas of Jordan on Friday, including Petra as well as the regions of Daba’a, Walih and Madaba, where […]

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Washington, Nov 10 : US Secretary of Defence James Mattis announced that the Pentagon backed Saudi Arabia’s decision to use the Saudi-led coalition’s own military capabilities to refuel aircraft engaged in Yemen. “We support the decision by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, after consultations with the US government, to use the coalition’s own military capabilities […]

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