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Daily Archives: September 29, 2016

Atif Aslam’s concert cancelled in India

GURGAON – Pakistani singer Atif Aslam’s concert has been cancelled in India following the security fears that prevailed after the Uri attack which killed 18 Indian soldiers. Atif was set to perform in Gurgaon on October 15. According to Indian Express, the Gurgaon administration had “advised” organisers of the concert ...

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Afghanistan defeat Bangladesh to level ODI series 1-1

DHAKA: Afghanistan skipper Asghar Stanikzai top-scored 57 runs as his side shocked Bangladesh by claiming a two-wicket victory in the second one-day international to level the three-match series 1-1 in Dhaka on Wednesday. Bowlers set up the win for Afghanistan as leg-spinner Rashid Khan took 3-35 and Mohammad Nabi claimed ...

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President Duterte vows to end joint US-Philippines drills

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says his administration will end the long-running joint military drills with the United States, emphasizing that an upcoming exercise slated for next month will be the last between the two countries. “I will serve notice to you now, that this will be the last military exercise, jointly Philippines-US, ...

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27 missing as landslide slams into Chinese village

A landslide caused by heavy typhoon rains has hit a village in eastern China, swallowing up dozens of houses and leaving at least 27 people missing. Dozens of houses were buried after the landslide hit into Sucun village of eastern Zhejiang province on Wednesday, official Xinhua news agency reported. Images posted by ...

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‘Misdirected’ US airstrike kills 22 Somali troops

US forces have been accused of killing 22 Somali troops in what is said to be a misdirected airstrike in the country’s northern regions. On Wednesday, Galmudug states’ Security Minister Osman Issa announced that his soldiers were killed in the airstrike, adding that the attack was launched on a request of from the ...

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Amnesty accuses Sudan of using chemical weapons in Darfur

Amnesty International has accused the Sudanese government of having conducted chemical attacks against civilians in the conflict-ridden Darfur region, likely killing up to 250 people. In a report published on Thursday, the international human rights group said Sudanese government forces carried out at least 30 gas attacks in the mountainous area ...

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