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Imran Khan ends marathon sit-in

Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday ended his marathon sit-in in front of Parliament, saying the Peshawar school attack that left 148 people dead demands unity to fight terrori

Taliban kill ten people in bank attack

The branch of the Kabul Bank where Taliban militants carried out a suicide bombing in Lashkar Gah. AFP

Taliban militants detonated a suicide bomb and stormed a bank in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing five police and five civilians as the country endures a rise in violence as US-led Nato troo

‘Army must act against non-state actors like JuD’

Pakistan is reaping what it has sown and the military operation cannot stop the cycle of violence until the Army acts against non-state actors like JuD and the Afghan Taliban, media here said on Wedne

Security up as Australian PM orders probe

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday ordered an urgent inquiry into why a deranged Islamic gunman was not under surveillance and how he obtained citizenship, as security was stepped up a

British ‘terror girl’ on way to join ISIS held

In a dramatic last-minute rescue, a 15-year-old British schoolgirl was taken off her flight and detained at the Heathrow airport here while she was on her way to Syria to join the dreaded ISIS terror

UK rules soon for embryos made from 3 people

New rules proposed in Britain would make it the first country to allow embryos to be made from the DNA of three people in order to prevent mothers from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Kabul chase

Upturned chairs and bloodstains on the floor at the Army-run school on Wednesday. AP

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif on Wednesday flew to Kabul to meet the Afghan and ISAF leadership and seek the handing over of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah and other milita

Marines’ issue: Italy may recall envoy to India

Italy on Wednesday said it could recall its ambassador to India Daniele Mancini for “urgent consultations”, a day after the Supreme Court refused the pleas of the Italian marines, accused of killing t

Grieving Pakistan buries its children

Photo released by the Pakistani Taliban on Wednesday, shows the Taliban fighters who stormed the school in Peshawar. AP

Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the g

Afghan Taliban condemn massacre

The Pakistani Taliban have caused shock and outrage around the world with the massacre of nearly 150 people, almost all of them children, at a Peshawar school.

There was a news report not so long ago that ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics), an international organisation and part of the CGIAR (Consultative Group on Inte

Good governance seems to be all about seeking coherence through confusion.