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Chinese political enemy given funeral 50 years later

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Beijing: A funeral has finally been held for one of the Chinese Communist Party's early high-profile political targets nearly 50 years after he disappeared, but state-run media said Friday it was not

Fiji police chief foils robbery using only a chair

Suva: Fiji's recently appointed police chief has displayed his crime-busting credentials in dramatic fashion, fighting off a gang of robbers at a Suva restaurant with just a folding chair.

Islamic State militia strip Yazidi girls naked and sell them in slave markets

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Mumbai: The Islamic State’s penchant for unleashing terror and destruction doesn’t end with them occupying large swathes of Iraq.

Sri Lanka: 4 ministers quit Maithripala Sirisena’s government

Four ministers belonging to Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) on Thursday resigned from the Maithripala Sirisena government, accusing Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of high-handedness and taking con

US to sell explosives to Israel, copters to Saudi Arabia

The United States said Wednesday it plans to sell thousands of bombs and missiles to Israel as well as 10 Seahawk helicopters to Saudi Arabia, in deals worth about $1.9 billion each, officials said We

Xi Jinping: Religions must be free of foreign influence

China’s President warned in a key policy speech that religions must be independent from foreign influence, as the government asks domestic religious groups to pledge loyalty to the state.

Bilawal Bhutto will return to politics in June: Asif Ali Zardari

Asif Ali Zardari

Former Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that his son Bilawal Bhutto, the Pakistan People’s Party chief, will return to Pakistan in June to resume political activities under his supervision

China warns US spy plane over sorties

The Chinese Navy warned a US surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea to leave the area eight times, according to CNN, which was on bo

Foreigners involved in Pakistan Ismaili bus massacre?

Pakistan Rangers director-general Major General Bilal Akbar said on Thursday evidence of foreign powers’ involvement in the Safoora Chowrangi massacre of 47 members of the minority Ismaili community i

‘Saudis don’t plan to acquire nukes’

Pakistan on Thursday denied that Saudi Arabia wanted to acquire nuclear weapons from Islamabad.

Arvind Kejriwal’s transfor-mation from an anti-corruption advocate and street fighter to a shrewd hard-boiled politician is a remarkable Indian political phenomenon without parallel.

“Descartes was wrong: To simply be conscious is not to be; Our constant song Is ‘I must make a mark, acknowledge me!’ The mirrored face Is not sufficient evidence that we Are in the race