• Soldier killed, 3 injured in fresh LoC skirmish

    Soldier killed, 3 injured in fresh LoC skirmish

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    The victims included Maryam Bibi, Maryam Ashfaq, Maqsud, and Ashraf, according to local officials. On Wednesday, a soldier was killed after Pakistani troops opened fire at an Army patrol along the Line of Control in Keran sector. However, after the incident, the facing armies exchanged small arms for some time in this sector, the sources said. Pakistani troops had earlier violated ceasefire on the global border in the Jammu district consecutively for four days.
  • Haley: If diplomacy doesn't work, Mattis will 'take care of' North Korea

    Haley: If diplomacy doesn't work, Mattis will 'take care of' North Korea

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    Haley made the remark on CNN , noting that the U.N. Security Council is nearly out of diplomatic options for the provocative regime. "If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in anyway, North Korea will be destroyed, and we know that and none of us want that".
  • On the Rohingya crisis, India must tread a fine line

    On the Rohingya crisis, India must tread a fine line

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    Senior home ministry official Mukesh Mittal said the Indian government would privately show the court material gathered from "sensitive investigations" to substantiate its claims. Speaking on the resolution, Shaukat Yousafzai said the federal government and the Foreign Office should condemn the United Nations and so-called human rights organisations for their criminal silence over the state sponsored massacre of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
  • Foreign Office summons Indian envoy over firing at Working Boundary

    Foreign Office summons Indian envoy over firing at Working Boundary

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    Six innocent civilians were martyred in Indian unprovoked firing along the Working Boundary in Chappar, Harpal and Charwah Sector. The same was conveyed at the DGMO level meet between India and Pakistan. Pakistan DGMO Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza initiated the telephone conversation to complain that the Indian Army was targeting Pakistani civilians in the Jammu sector.
  • 'America's Got Talent' crowns Season 12 victor

    'America's Got Talent' crowns Season 12 victor

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    Okwuchi keeps showing the world that her Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 crash which deformed her would not in any way limit her dreams. The two-time Grammy victor, 35, hit the Dolby Theatre stage in Los Angeles with Hale , 9, and Okwuchi , 16, for the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition on Wednesday.
  • European Union officials reach draft deal on more North Korea sanctions

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    Lavrov said during the meeting that Russia΄s position on the issue was "completely identical" to China΄s, the statement added. To complement the United Nations measures, Taiwan said it would suspend liquefied natural gas, crude oil, and refined oil product exports to North Korea with effect from Tuesday, the economics ministry said in a statement.
  • Malaysia arrests seven Abu Sayyaf-linked suspects

    Malaysia arrests seven Abu Sayyaf-linked suspects

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    Authorities in multi-ethnic Malaysia came under fire over the cancellation, with critics accusing them of caving in to hardliners at a time fears are mounting that they are growing increasingly influential. "To avoid any out of control incidents from happening, the police acted proactively by establishing their objection to the organising of the festival", he said in a statement.
  • Trump turns to sanctions, diplomacy on North Korea

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    The statement, which called Trump "a frightened dog" and a "dotard", was delivered by Kim Jong Un himself, and even included a picture of the North Korean leader sitting behind a desk, apparently reading from the statement. He also invoked humanitarian concerns about the Iranian government, mimicking Bush administration rhetoric about Saddam Hussein in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq.
  • Moon calls for United Nations role in North Korea crisis

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    Kim characterized Trump's speech to the world body as "unprecedented rude nonsense". Trump's darkest instincts combined with his puerility as he once again mocked Kim Jong-un as "Rocket Man". South Korea has approved US$8 million (S$10.8 million) worth of humanitarian aid to North Korean children and pregnant women, despite concerns that it may compromise the impact of the latest round of United Nations sanctions imposed on the regime.
  • France's Macron says hasn't given up on convincing Trump on nuclear deal

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni were to raise the issue at an event on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders at the UN. "And we can not abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program". The president slammed the "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric filled with ridiculously baseless allegations that was uttered before this august body yesterday".
  • In Catalonia, Thousands Protest Spanish Attempts To Stop Referendum Vote

    In Catalonia, Thousands Protest Spanish Attempts To Stop Referendum Vote

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    As the sun set, a large crowd sang, waved pro-independence flags and held banners proclaiming "Democracia!" The Spanish government called the bill illegal and challenged the legislation in the Constitutional Court. The Catalan government earlier this week accused the Spanish authorities of effectively taking over its administration after state police raided its offices and arrested officials, and the finance ministry took control of the local finance department.