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    British Muslim teacher denied entry to US

    London: A British Muslim teacher travelling to New York last week as a member of a school party from South Wales was denied entry to the US, a media report said.Juhel Miah and a group of children and other teachers from Llangatwg Comprehensive in Aberdulais, Neath Port Talbot, South Wales, were about to take off from Iceland on February 16 on their way to the US when he was removed from the

  • Australia Plane Crash

    5 killed as aircraft smashes into shopping complex in Aus

    Melbourne: Four Americans and an Australian pilot were killed today when a light aircraft crashed into a shopping centre here after a “catastrophic engine failure”. The twin-engine aircraft – heading to Tasmania’s King Island – came in “low and fast” and hit the Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) in Essendon in the state of Victoria.

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    Kabul demands action against Taliban in Pakistan

    Islamabad: Within days of the Pakistan Army summoning Afghan diplomats to demand action against militants sheltering in Afghanistan and involved in attacks in Pakistan, Kabul has handed over a list of Afghan Taliban militants and 32 terrorist hideouts on Pakistani territory.

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    Mongolia reaffirms commitment to one-China policy

    Beijing: Debt-ridden Mongolia has reaffirmed its commitment to the One-China policy and sought support from Beijing after bilateral ties were disrupted following the visit of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to the landlocked country last year. China yesterday assured to help Mongolia in its financial problems after Mongolian Foreign Minister Tsend Munkh-Orgil
    met his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi here.


    Eight die in Pakistan suicide attack

    Islamabad: Three suicide bombers who targeted a court in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province were killed on Tuesday, the ghastly attack also leaving five others dead, authorities said.

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    Donald Trump set to issue new travel ban order

    Washington: The Trump administration is considering dropping an indefinite ban on Syrian refugees in a revised executive order on immigration that the President is expected to release this week, the media reported.

  • (FILES) This photograph taken on December 13, 2016 shows Pakistani leader of banned organisation Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, Hafiz Saeed speaking during a news conference in Islamabad. / AFP FILES / AAMIR QURESHI

    After Mushrraf praises Saeed, Pak Defence Minister Khawaja Asif calls him threat

    Pakistan Defence Minister, Khawaja Asif said that the Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed can pose a serious threat to the society. Asif was quoted by ‘The Nation at the Munish Security Conference. Hafiz Saeed, mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack which killed 166 people, is a religious preacher with apparent political ambition in Pakistan.

  • This handout photo released by the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) media shows firemen putting out a blaze from a light aircraft which exploded as it smashed into a shopping centre near Melbourne on February 21, 2017.
A light aircraft exploded on February 21 in a "massive fireball" with police saying none of the five people aboard survived as it smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne. / AFP PHOTO / METROPOLITAN FIRE BRIGADE (MFB) MEDIA / Handout / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / METROPOLITAN FIRE BRIGADE (MFB) MEDIA" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

    Five dead as plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre

    Melbourne: A light aircraft exploded today in a “massive fireball” with police saying none of the five people aboard survived as it smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne.

  • Thousands declare ‘I am Muslim too’ at solidarity rally in US

    New York : Over a thousand people from various faiths declared ‘I am a Muslim too’ as they assembled at the iconic Times Square here to express solidarity with the Muslim community and protest against US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.

  • UK Parliament debates Trump’s state visit

    London : British Lawmakers will debate US President Donald Trump’s proposed state visit to the UK after a petition opposing the tour amassed nearly two million signatures. The House of Commons will debate an online petition with more than 1.8 million signatures saying a formal state visit by President Trump “would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen.”

  • My govt ‘managed freedom fighters’ in Kashmir: Mush

    Islamabad : Pakistan’s former dictator General Pervez Musharraf has said his administration ‘managed freedom fighters’ in Kashmir but later realised a political process was needed to negotiate the issue with India, a media report on Monday said.