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Yemen protesters reject president’s exit plan

SANAA: Defiant protesters today camped out in Yemen’s capital and second city of Taez demanded the President, Mr Ali Abdullah Saleh step down immediately, even after his ruling party accepted a 30-day exit plan.

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Libyan army to withdraw from Misurata

TRIPOLI: Pro-Gaddafi troops will withdraw from the besieged rebel-held city of Misurata and leave it to local tribes to resolve the conflict either through “force or negotiations”, the Libyan government has said, as NATO carried out more air strikes on Tripoli killing three people.

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Pakistan army chief says terrorist backbone broken

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani army has “broken” the backbone of terrorists and will soon prevail over them, its powerful chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Saturday in an apparent riposte to US concerns about his force’s capability to take on militants.

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India, Pak working on mechanism for release of fishermen

ISLAMABAD: India and Pakistan have announced that they were working on setting up a mechanism for the release of fishermen who inadvertently cross the maritime boundary between the two countries as part of measures to expedite the release of all prisoners.

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26/11 case: Pakistan court to rule on prosecution’s plea next week

ISLAMABAD: An anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of LeT’s Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six other suspects in the Mumbai attack case Saturday said it would give its ruling next week on an application challenging the contention of the defence that Ajmal Kasab and Fahim Ansari cannot be re-tried in Pakistan.

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Dhoni more influential than Obama: Time

NEW YORK: Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who inspired the country to its first World Cup title in 28 years, found himself ranked above global football icon Lionel Messi and United States President, Mr Barack Obama in the ‘Time’ magazine’s list of 100 most influential people in the world for the year 2010.

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Measles outbreak in Europe: WHO

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation has observed measles outbreaks in many European countries and has asked health authorities to scale up immunisation measures.

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