Pakistan says won’t release doctor who helped CIA find Osama

Islamabad: Pakistan’s government has said it would not hand over to the US or release the doctor who helped the CIA hunt down Osama bin Laden, a newspaper here reported. Hamid said Afridi broke the law and worked against national interest Justice Minister Zahid Hamid informed the Senate on Tuesday that Dr Shakil Afridi was considered a hero in More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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China lauds Modi’s ‘positive’ remarks on ties

Beijing: China on Wednesday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being optimistic about Sino-Indian ties. China is committed to increasing trust, expanding cooperation and properly resolving any differences with More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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‘German passport world’s strongest, India ranks 78th’

Dubai: A German passport is the world’s strongest while the Indian is ranked 78th in the popular ranking of the world’s passports by a global advisory firm. Afghanistan’s passport was the least More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Russia test-fires Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile

Moscow: Russia has successfully test launched a silo-based Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday. The launch was intended to confirm combat capabilities and reliability More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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India’s entry into NSG cannot be a farewell gift, China says

Beijing: Sticking to its stand, China on Monday said India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) cannot be a “farewell gift” to the outgoing US President Barack Obama. It argues if New More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Arrest warrant sought for Samsung heir in corruption probe

Seoul: South Korean prosecutors on Monday requested an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Group’s de facto leader, on charges of bribery, embezzlement and perjury over a scandal that has led to President More...

By Agencies On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Stop cross-border terrorism: Pakistan’s Bajwa tells Afghan President

Islamabad: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday telephoned Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to condole the loss of life in recent terror attacks in Afghanistan and urged him to restrict cross-border More...

By Agencies On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Two-year-old Indian-origin boy burned by nanny in US

New York: A two-year old Indian-origin baby boy was burned by his nanny with a curling iron and the incident was captured by a security camera leading to her arrest, according to media reports quoting police. Curling More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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‘One China’ policy non-negotiable, Beijing tells Trump

Beijing: China on Saturday told the US that the ‘One China policy’ is the political foundation of bilateral ties and “is nonnegotiable”. We urge the relevant party in the United States to More...

By Agencies On Saturday, January 14th, 2017
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Another ‘mastermind’ of Dhaka cafe attack arrested

Dhaka: Bangladesh Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested Neo-JMB terrorist Jahangir Alam, one of the key figures behind the Gulshan café terror attack in 2016 in which over 20 people, mostly foreigners, were More...