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Iran, EU FMs to hold nuclear talks in Luxemburg

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is set to hold talks with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and his European counterparts from the P5+1 group of countries in Luxemburg in a bid to hammer out a final deal over Tehran’s nuclear program. According to Press TV, Zarif is scheduled ...

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US man gets more than 7 years over 2009 ISI bombing

  LOS ANGELES: A US man who gave money to a suicide bomber who attacked a headquarters of Pakistan’s intelligence service was sentenced to more than seven years in prison Friday, prosecutors said. Reaz Qadir Khan, 51, a naturalised US citizen living in Portland, Oregon had previously pleaded guilty in ...

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Muslim communities urged to do more to curb extremism

  BRATISLAVA: British Prime Minister David Came­ron urged Muslim communities and families on Friday to do more to fight extremism, warning that some Muslims risk fostering radicalism in young people by quietly condoning extreme views. He highlighted two cases this week — a 17-year-old from northern England who blew himself ...

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Death toll from Mumbai liquor poisoning rises to 74: police

  MUMBAI: The death toll from India’s latest incident of mass alcohol poisoning following the consumption of toxic homemade liquor rose to 74 on Saturday, Mumbai police said. Dhananjay Kulkarni, police deputy commissioner in the western Indian city, told AFP the number who had died from drinking the moonshine had ...

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Dhoni, Mustafizur fined for physical contact

  DHAKA: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman were fined on Friday for “deliberate physical contact” during the first One-day International between the sides, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. The two players were found to have breached the ICC code of conduct relating to ...

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Sindh decides to give 9,000 acres of its forest lands to army

KARACHI: In an apparent move to defuse tension between the PPP and the security establishment, the Sindh government on Friday decided ‘in principle’ to allot 9,000 acres of its forest lands to Pakistan Army against its 14-year-old ‘application’ for 35,521 acres which it wants to distribute among the heirs of ...

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