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ISI indulging in “enforced disappearances” in Balochistan

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s military and intelligence agencies are indulging in “enforced disappearances” of individuals in the restive Balochistan, which the civilian government has not been able to stop, Human Rights Watch has said in a scathing attack.

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S Koreans on landmine alert after deadly mudslides

SEOUL: South Koreans were cautioned about rogue landmines and explosives on Thursday after scores of deadly landslides in and around the capital swamped homes, a monastery and military sites after the heaviest rainfall in a century, officials said.

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Nepal police arrest Mumbai blast suspect

KATHMANDU: A Nepali man, believed to be in his early 40s, has been arrested from capital city Kathmandu on the suspicion that he had links to this month’s serial blasts in India’s business capital Mumbai which killed 24 people and injured nearly 150, Nepal’s official media said.

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Rana seeks fresh hearing

CHICAGO: Tahawwur Rana, found guilty of providing support to Pakistan-based terror group LeT with co-accused David Headley and plotting attacks in Denmark, has sought a fresh hearing, citing several omissions in his case.

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Threat of bioterrorism very real: Study

WASHINGTON: The threat of bioterrorism is very real and cannot just be wished away, warns the World Organisation for Animal Health. Study authors pointed out that evidence around the world indicates that the “development of biological agents continues in some countries”.

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Kamala Lopez defends women’s rights

LOS ANGELES: Actress and filmmaker Kamala Lopez, a staunch defender of women’s rights, has become actively involved in a project that seeks to raise awareness about the need to amend the Constitution to guarantee equality.

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