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In his address to the virtual UN General Assembly, Modi said India will use its resources for "all humanity" to battle the spread of Covid-19.

Indian and Pakistan traded barbed rebuttals in the assembly hall Friday night.

Pakistan PM condemns 'Islamophobic' Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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Pakistan PM condemns 'Islamophobic' Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Imran Khan called on the UN General Assembly to declare an international day to combat Islamophobia.

Mayors invited to Saudi summit urged to boycott event

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Mayors invited to Saudi summit urged to boycott event

Mayors must boycott a summit held by Saudi Arabia coinciding with the second anniversary of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, rights groups said.

Dozens of Taliban killed in Afghan air strikes: ministry

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Dozens of Taliban killed in Afghan air strikes: ministry

The Taliban claimed the strike had killed nearly two dozen civilians including women and children.

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Syria calls US 'rogue state' over Assad 'assassination plan'

The Assad regime likened the US to a 'terrorist group' after Trump said he had suggested assassinating the Syrian dictator in 2017.

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Trump 'wanted to kill Assad' after Syria chemical attack

Trump had earlier denied reports that he planned to assassinate the Syrian leader.

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Imran Khan calls for chemical castration following gang rape

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the worst sex crimes should be punishable by chemical castration, following an arrest in ...

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Pakistan detains 15 after rape of woman on highway

Two armed men allegedly gang raped a woman in front of her children after her car broke down on a deserted highway.

Taliban return to Doha setting stage for Afghan talks

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Taliban return to Doha setting stage for Afghan talks

A senior delegation returned to Qatar with hopes that it could start peace talks with the Afghan government.

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Biden slams Trump over alleged mocking of war dead

Biden described as 'deplorable' the alleged comments by Trump described fallen soldiers as 'losers' and 'suckers'.

How Facebook stifles local media to protect India's BJP

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How Facebook stifles local media to protect India's BJP

Independent media outlets say Facebook is restricting content criticising the Hindu nationalist BJP, while failing to curtail hate speech by the ...

Pakistan eyes global cannabis market with hemp production

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Pakistan eyes global cannabis market with hemp production

Pakistan hopes to tap into the $25 billion global hemp market with products such as CBD oils.

Saudi Arabia 'backing Pakistan's ex-army chief against <em>Khan</em>': reports

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Saudi Arabia 'backing Pakistan's ex-army chief against Khan': reports

Riyadh and Islamabad have traditionally enjoyed a close alliance, however relations have soured over the Kashmir crisis.

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Israeli tanks shell Gaza amid truce efforts

Gaza security officials said the fire hit Hamas observation posts near Al-Maghazi and Al-Bureij refugee camps and the city of Khan Yunis, without causing any casualties.

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Could Saudi Arabia be parting ways with Pakistan?

Riyadh's passive stance on Kashmir has caused a rift with Pakistan as changing regional alliances threaten their strategic relationship.

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Pakistan's PM denies 'soured' relations with Saudi Arabia

Prime Minister Khan reiterated Pakistan's friendship with the Kingdom.

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Pakistan's army chief visits Saudi amid strained relations

General Qamer Javed Bajwa's visit was apparently aimed at easing a rift caused by Pakistan's criticism of the Saudi-led Organisation of Islamic ...

Egyptian mediators due in Gaza after week of conflict

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Egyptian mediators due in Gaza after week of conflict

Egyptian mediators are expected to arrive in Gaza to try and calm clashes with Israel that have gone on for one week.

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Riyadh ends oil deal for Pakistan amid Kashmir rift

Pakistan was forced to repay $1 billion of a $6 billion package agreed with Riyadh in 2018.

Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut blast victims

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Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut blast victims

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip set up a centre to donate blood to victims of the Beirut blast.

Tel Aviv to light city hall with Lebanon flag

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Tel Aviv to light city hall with Lebanon flag

Though Israel and Lebanon are still technically at war, the Lebanese flag will be projected on Tel Aviv's city hall following the devastating ...

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly ...

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