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Pakistan says almost all Uighur militants eliminated from its territory

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain. (Photo: AFP)

We have successfuly eradicated terrorism from our country, says Mamnoon Hussain

Beijing show fails to silence critics

A thrilling world athletics championships in Beijing failed to silence growing questions about doping, giving the sport’s new boss Sebastian Coe much to ponder as he heads towards an Olympic year.

China parade draws Vladimir Putin, but few other major world leaders

Vladimir Putin (Photo: AFP)

Britain, Germany and Japan are dispatching only retired government leaders

Beijing deploys monkeys and falcons for war parade: report

Chinese troops practice marching, ahead of a the military parade, at a camp on the outskirts of Beijing. (Photo: AP)

Pictures showed falcons being trained to drive away airborne birds

China deploys monkeys, eagles for military parade: Report

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It will use monkeys to dismantle nests on trees and eagles to 'patrol the skies

Jamaica pull off heist

Novlene Williams-Mills celebrates Jamaica winning the gold medal in the women’s 4x400 relay final - AP

Jamaica stunned Olympic champions the United States to capture the women’s world 4x400 metres relay title on Sunday.

World Athletics Championships: Usain Bolt wins treble with relay gold

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates as he takes his team to victory in the final of the men’s 4x100 metres relay event at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird’s Nest National Stadium in Beijing on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

Ayana clinches 5,000 m gold

Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana trumped double world title-hunting teammate Genzebe Dibaba for victory in the women’s 5,000m on Sunday.

The wise men have spoken — the moot point is, will they be heard?

Nearly a quarter century ago, when the Babri Masjid was demolished, Fahmida Riaz, a well- known Urdu writer, poet and feminist of Pakistan who had spent many years in exile in India with her husband a