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Category: World News

Israeli FM warns against setting ‘Palestinian border’

JERUSALEM: The Israel’s hardline Foreign Minister, Mr Avigdor Lieberman warned on Monday that negotiating the borders of a Palestinian state…

Myanmar holds rare polls

YANGON: Voters in Myanmar’s first elections in 20 years on Sunday cast their ballots amid a barrage of criticism that…

Foreign fighters being trained in PoK for ‘jihad’ in India: BBC

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of students, including foreigners are being trained in militant camps in PoK to wage ‘jihad’ against India, but…

Cholera outbreak: 2,000 evacuated from Haiti refugee camp

GENEVA: More than 2,000 people were evacuated from a Haitian refugee camp in Corail to a nearby hospital to prevent…

Pakistanis jailed for sexual crimes in Britain

LONDON: Five British-born Pakistanis have been jailed in Britain for sexually abusing girls as young as 12, a media report…

Obama leaves for India with focus on trade

WASHINGTON: The US President, Mr Barack Obama left for Mumbai on Friday, saying he would seek to pry open the…

All 68 on board perish as Cuban plane crashes

HAVANA: A state airliner filled with Cubans and travellers from Europe and Latin America crashed and burst into flames in…

United States report details frauds in H2B visa programme

WASHINGTON:  Details of massive fraud and abuse of the popular H-2B work visa programme have been made public by a…

Britain, Germany, Australia tighten air security after bomb plot

LONDON: Countries including Britain and Germany have tightened air security measures amid fears about the safety of cargo after two…

Paul resigns as deputy speaker

LONDON: Suggesting “gross injustice” in his 4-month suspension from the House of Lords, the NRI industrialist and Labour peer, Mr…