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Gaza witnesses 5th week of protests

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Gaza, Apr 27: Gaza city on Friday witnessed the fifth consecutive week of protests by Palestinians calling for their right to return to their homeland. Organized by numerous Palestinian groups, the Great March of Return calls for demonstrations to be held for a month and a half at protest camps along the Gaza-Israel border to demand the right of Palestinian refugees ...

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Modi, Xi to begin talks soon in Wuhan

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Wuhan China, Apr 27: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday and hold free-flowing talks at Mao Zedong’s villa in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. The two leaders will begin their engagement at 3.30 p.m., at the Hubei Provincial Museum and take a tour of the site for around an hour. Xi ...

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Pak urges India to take steps for bilateral talks

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Islamabad, Apr 27: Pakistan today asked India to take steps to resume bilateral talks instead of issuing “provocative” statements. Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal made the remarks in response to a query about Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s statement that India will not open fire first, but if Pakistan does so, it would unleash a volley of fire. “India should walk the ...

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Jaish-e-Muhammad Operation chief among militants killed in tral forests

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Srinagar, Apr 26: One of the militants killed in Tral forest gunfight was the operational commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit, Director General of Police SP Vaid on Thursday claimed. In a tweet, Vaid said: “Operational commander of JeM Mufti Yasir was among those killed in joint operation in upper reaches of Tral.” He also tweeted a picture of Yasir alongside JeM ...

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Jammu and Kashmir: India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch

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Poonch, Apr 23: The armies of India and Pakistan on Sunday traded fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, said an official. The indiscriminate firing and shelling started in Krishna Ghati sector around 6:20 pm, he said. The official said Pakistani army targeted Indian posts with small arms and automatics in the ...

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12-year-old PAK boy detained along LoC in Poonch

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Srinagar, Apr 23: A 12-year-old boy from Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PAK) was detained after he crossed into the Indian side along the Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote area of Mendhar in Poonch district, an army official said. “Our troops deployed in Balakote apprehended a 12-year-old boy who crossed to this side from the LoC. He was later handed over to ...

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India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch

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Poonch, Apr 22: India and Pakistan armies on Sunday traded fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The indiscriminate firing and shelling started in Digwar sector around 7.30 am, they said. No casualties have been reported. There has been spurt in border flare ups between the two sides this year. ...

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India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch

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Srinagar, Apr 21: The armies of India and Pakistan on Saturday exchanged heavy fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. An official said that Pakistan army resorted to firing along the LoC in Kasba and Kerni sectors of the district today morning. He said that Indian army was effectively retaliating to the ...

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Pakistan calls India’s claims on surgical strike ‘baseless’

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Islamabad, Apr 19: Pakistan on Thursday rejected as “false” and “baseless” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claims of having launched a surgical strike inside Pakistani territory. At an interactive session at the Central Hall Westminster in London, Modi said on Wednesday that Islamabad was informed about the 2016 surgical strike before this was made known to the media. Pakistan’s Foreign Office ...

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New York Times Editorial On Asifa Murder

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Modi’s Long Silence as Women in India Are Attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India tweets frequently and considers himself a talented orator. Yet he loses his voice when it comes to speaking out about the dangers faced by women and minorities who are frequent targets of the nationalist and communal forces that are part of the base of his ...

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