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UK Peer: Israel feeds global terrorism

A long-time politician with the UK Liberal Democratic party says the Israeli regime is feeding global terrorism by mistreating Palestinians. Jenny Tonge, the Liberal Democrat peer, told the House of Lords that ill-treatment of Palestinians by Israelis is the root-cause of terrorism worldwide, according to news agencies.  Tonge said Israel’s …

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Muslims begin Hajj rituals in Mecca

Millions of Muslims from across the globe who have converged on the Saudi holy city of Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage have started the five-day rituals. Most of the pilgrims have spent a day in Mena and will now be heading to Mount Arafat where they will spend the …

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Britain: Afghan war unwinnable

The head of the British Armed Forces has conceded that it is not possible to defeat al-Qaeda in Afghanistan militarily. General Sir David Richards also admitted that the people of Afghanistan are increasingly feeling frustrated over the UK and NATO’s incapability to implement their commitments after occupying the country nine …

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Obama leaves Asia reflecting on power shift

“Obama won hearts in India and made a poignant return to his boyhood home in Indonesia.” — File Photo YOKOHAMA: President Barack Obama leaves Asia Sunday digesting complex new realities in a region where rising powers like China wield new influence and challenge American global dominance. Obama won hearts in …

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Pakistan well endowed to play role for peace: Gilani

Federal Minister for Information & Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira speaking at first session of Pakistan Development Forum (PDF) on Sunday. – Photo by APP ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said Pakistan is well endowed to play a constructive role in promoting regional and global peace, security and development. …

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4.9-magnitude earthquake jolts northern Pakistan

Tremors were felt in several cities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and its capital Peshawar as well as in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. —Photo by AP ISLAMABAD: A moderate earthquake measuring a 4.9-magnitude on the Richter scale jolted northwest Pakistan on Monday but there were no immediate reports of casualties, reports said. Tremors …

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US has plan to hand over Afghan combat missions

The New York Times reported that the plan envisaged ending US combat missions in Afghanistan by 2014. –Photo by Reuters WASHINGTON: The US government has developed a plan to transfer combat missions in some areas of Afghanistan to Afghan security forces over the next 18 to 24 months, The New …

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Kashmir Conflict – Who is Right, India or Pakistan?

Kashmir Conflict – Who is Right, India or Pakistan? One of the most intractable and long standing conflicts in the world is the conflict between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. This conflict started in 1947, on the day after India and Pakistan simultaneously became independent. Three major wars have been …

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Will India allow a woman to rule the country ?

I wish to rule India one day, says Maya I wish to rule India one day, says Maya – Hindustan Times After creating history by becoming chief minister of the country’s largest state for the fourth time, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has set new goals for herself – to …

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