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Mufti Noor Wali Mahsud to replace Fazlullah as chief of Pakistani Taliban

Pakistani Taliban militants have chosen a religious scholar as their new chief in place of Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yo...

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Dying Afghan refugee, held at Australia’s Nauru detention centre, moved to Brisbane after campaign

Canberra: A dying Afghan refugee held in the island nation of Nauru for five years was transferred to Australia after an intense campaign by doctors, medical bodies, the media, members of the publi...

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Sushma Swaraj in Belgium: Foreign minister discusses bilateral ties, multilateral issues with dep...

Brussels: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Didier Reynders on Friday and the two leaders undertook a comprehensive review of bilateral ...

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Mumbai: International Students' Hostel falling apart, talks on to shift place

Mumbai: International Students' Hostel falling apart, talks on to shift place - Many students from countries like Sweden, Africa and Afghanistan live in the hostel

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90 Hindus from Pakistan get Indian citizenship

As many as 90 Hindus from Pakistan, who had migrated to the city years ago, were awarded Indian citizenship by the district authorities at a function held here on Friday. District Collector Vikrant...

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Afghanistan official says 16 militia killed in Taliban attack

The Taliban have stepped up attacks since ending a three-day cease-fire last weekend and have rejected President Ashraf Ghani’s offer to extend the truce. (AP Photo/Representational) An Afghan offi...

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked sovereign state forming part of South Asia, Central Asia, and to some extent Western Asia.