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Registration of Fata madressahs in sight

PESHAWAR: Authorities will get legal powers to start registration of madressahs in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas after the extension of the Societies Registration Act 1860 to the region, say officials. The officials said President Mamnoon Hussain had signed a notification in this regard and issued directions for the extension ...

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Dhoni may make India chase in third one-dayer

Back-to-back one-day defeats in Perth and Brisbane have forced India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to rethink his strategy of opting to bat first against Australia, who have taken a 2-0 lead in the five-match series by chasing down 300-plus targets. Dhoni won the toss in both matches and after India ...

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Iran says international sanctions to be lifted on Saturday

International sanctions on Iran will be lifted on Saturday when the United Nations nuclear agency declares Tehran has complied with an agreement to scale back its nuclear program, Iran’s foreign minister said. Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in Vienna, headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N. body expected ...

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Militants storm AU base in Somalia

MOGADISHU: Somalia’s Al Qaeda-linked Shebab militants stormed an African Union base manned by Kenyan troops in the country’s southwest on Friday, with several killed in fierce gun battles. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said that “regrettably some of our patriots in uniform paid the ultimate price” as he offered condolences to ...

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Kerry heads to Vienna to talk Iran deal

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Vienna on Saturday for talks with his European Union and Iranian counterparts on the Iran nuclear deal, officials said. The trip comes amid speculation that the Vienna-based IAEA nuclear watchdog is about to announce Iran has fulfilled its side ...

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Malaysian officials nab four suspected IS-linked militants

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities have arrested four suspected militants and confiscated a weapon along with militant Islamic State (IS) group documents, national police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said Saturday. Security forces have been on high alert in the predominantly-Muslim country in the wake of deadly coordinated attacks in neighbouring Indonesia ...

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UN to confirm Iran deal nuclear compliance

VIENNA (AFP) – The UN is expected Saturday to confirm Iran s compliance with last July s landmark nuclear deal, allowing the lifting of sanctions and what Iran s foreign minister called a “good day for the world”. “It s a good day for the people of Iran… and also a good day for ...

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George W. Bush page most edited on Wikipedia

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Former US president George W. Bush may no longer be able to change the course of history — but it has not stopped others trying for him. To mark its 15th anniversary Friday, online encyclopedia Wikipedia released a ranking of its pages based on how many ...

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Al Qaeda attack on Burkina hotel kills 20

OUAGADOUGOU: At least 20 people have been killed and another 15 wounded Friday in an ongoing Al Qaeda attack on a hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso popular with United Nations staff and westerners. Gunshots and explosions rocked Ouagadougou’s four-star Splendid hotel and the nearby “Cappuccino” restaurant as Burkinabe ...

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