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Pakistan’s leader in crisis talks

ISLAMABAD: A close aide of the President, Mr Asif Ali Zardari has ruled out the possibility of the Prime Minister, Mr Yousuf Raza Gilani being asked to seek a vote of confidence in the wake of the Pakistan People’s Party-led coalition being reduced to a minority in Parliament.

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3 killed as Russian plane bursts

MOSCOW: A Russian passenger jet carrying 125 people burst into flames just before take-off on a runway at a Siberian airport in the country’s Far North, killing at least three persons, including a child, and injuring over 40 others.

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Egypt media warns of civil war after bombing

CAIRO: Egyptian newspapers warned on Sunday that “civil war” could break out unless Christians and Muslims close ranks after a deadly attack on a Coptic church that triggered angry protests.
The authorities said that a suicide bomber blew himself up outside Al-Qiddissin church in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria early on New Year’s Day, killing 21 people and wounding 79 others.

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