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Category: World News

49 killed in suicide attack in Pak tribal belt

ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: At least 49 people were killed and over 70 injured when a motorcycle-borne suicide bomber targeted a government office…

Suicide bomber kills 5 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber blew up a vehicle at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Baghdad today killing five people, including…

Bangladesh to ban sale of SIM cards

DHAKA: In order to check the rising incidents of cellphone crimes including extortion, Bangladesh’s government is to formulate a policy…

Guns of guards for Israeli PM stolen in US

NEW YORK:  Four Glock 9mm semi-automatic guns belonging to the personal bodyguards of the visiting Israeli Prime Minister, Mr Benjamin…

3 arrested in Norway al-Qaida bomb plot

OSLO: Three suspected al-Qaida members were arrested today morning in what Norwegian and US officials said was a terrorist plot…

Indian-American Muslim chosen mayor of Jew-dominated US town

WASHINGTON: An American Muslim of Indian origin has been elected as the mayor of a Jewish dominated township in New…

Fresh Iraq bombings hit Shia pilgrims in Baghdad

BAGHDAD:  Iraqi police say militants have struck across the Iraqi capital, killing more than 50 people, including 32 in a…

Significance of the Thaw in Gaza

BY PRAFUL BIDWAI WHEN Israel’s leaders ordered their commandos to attack the Freedom Flotilla carrying humanitarian assistance to Gaza in…

UN sets up new agency to promote equality for women

UNITED NATIONS: After intense negotiations stretching four years, the UN General Assembly has approved setting up of a single entity…

26/11 case: court told India won’t send Kasab to Pak

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government Saturday informed an anti-terror court hearing the Mumbai attack case involving LeT’s Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six…