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UK likely to relax curbs on student visas

LONDON: Under pressure from education and industry leaders to review recent curbs on student visas, Prime Minister Mr David Cameron is likely to reverse policy and remove international students from official immigration figures, a measure that may relax some of the restrictions.

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Pak police seize 2,000-yr-old Buddhist relics of Gandhara era

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani police have seized a large number of 2,000-year-old Buddhist artefacts and relics dating from the Gandhara era and arrested two men who were allegedly trying to smuggle the items out of the country.
The items were found when police searched a container truck in the southern port city of Karachi yesterday. 

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Libyans vote in 1st election after Gadhafi

TRIPOLI: Libyans started voting on Saturday in the first parliamentary election since last year’s ouster and slaying of long-time dictator Moammar Gadhafi, with jubilation at this major step towards democracy after decades of erratic one-man rule tempered by boycott calls and violence in the country’s restive east.

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