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North Korea orders 'execution' of South Korea ex-President

North Korea orders 'execution' of South Korea ex-President

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 20:55 IST     

London [ U.K.], June 28 (ANI) :North Korea has issued orders to execute former South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her spy chief for having made plans to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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Karachi [Pakistan], June28 (ANI) : The daughters of an abducted Baloch doctor are on a hunger strike at the Karachi Press Club, demanding the safe release of their father.

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Manila [Philippines], June 28 (ANI): Philippines House of Representatives has approved a bill requiring Filipinos to sing the country's national anthem, Lupang Hinirang, "with fervor" whenever it is played publicly.

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Dhaka [Bangladesh], June 28 (ANI): Bangladesh's trade with Bhutan and Nepal has been affected due to the ongoing unrest in India's Darjeeling city, as most of the trade takes place through this route.

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Despite rain, people vote in Nepal's second phase of local polls

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 16:08 IST       By: Binod Prasad Adhikari

Kathmandu [Nepal], June 28 (ANI): Voters in restive southern Nepal queued up at polling stations to exercise their voting rights in the second phase of local elections in three provinces of the country on Wednesday despite heavy rains.

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Bejing [China], June 28 (ANI): A state-run Chinese daily has said that India cannot afford a showdown with China on border issues.

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Pakistan admits feeling challenged over seeing CPEC through

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 13:39 IST      

Dalian [China], June 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Planning Minister, Ahsan Iqbal, who is here to participate in a World Economic Forum meeting, admitted Wednesday that his government is facing some challenges in steering the ambitious over USD 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

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Baloch activist surrenders, claims ISPR

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 13:32 IST      

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 28 (ANI): The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has issued a statement in which it has confirmed the surrender of Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) activist Abdul Rasool along with his group and ammunition on Wednesday.

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 hits Pakistan's northern parts

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 12:58 IST      

Peshawar [Pakistan], June 28 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck northern parts of Pakistan on Wednesday.

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Afghanistan capable of fighting terrorists: Iran Speaker

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 12:28 IST      

Tehran [Iran], June 28 (ANI): The Speaker of Iran's Parliament, Ali Larijani has said foreign troops in Afghanistan are unnecessary, as the latter is capable of fighting terrorists on its own.

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Dutch PM gifts bicycle to PM Modi

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 12:25 IST      

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has gifted a bicycle to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the latter's day-long visit to The Netherlands on Tuesday.

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Grenade hurled at Venezuela's Supreme Court from helicopter

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 07:35 IST      

London [U.K.], June 28 (ANI): Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has confirmed a grenade attack on the Supreme Court building launched from a helicopter on Tuesday evening.

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German Chancellor welcomes U.S. offer to resume TTIP talks

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 07:19 IST      

Berlin [Germany], June 28 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the proposal of the U.S. and European Union (EU) to resume talks on a free trade agreement after U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Tuesday said that Washington remains open to a free trade pact with the EU.

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Jittery Pakistan accuses U.S. of speaking India's tone

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 22:57 IST      

Islamabad [Pakistan], June. 27 (ANI): With the Donald Trump Administration blacklisting Hizbul Chief Syed Salahuddin, as a 'Specially Designated Global Terrorist' for his atrocities in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan has accused the United States of singing to India's tune.

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The Hague [The Netherlands], June 27 (ANI): In an indirect reference to Pakistan, India and the Netherlands have said that the fight against the terrorism should also target the 'masterminds' and not only the 'foot soldiers'.

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Kathmandu [Nepal], June 27 (ANI): The Election Commission of Nepal has completed its preparations for second phase local election scheduled to be held on June 28.

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Pak banks sent funds to UAE to finance 9/11, 26/11 attacks

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 19:16 IST      

London [United Kingdom], June 27 (ANI): Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE's) recent decision to suspend ties with Qatar over its perceived support for terrorist elements and for not cutting off ties with Iran appears to have taken a fresh twist.

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The Hague [The Netherlands], June 27 (ANI): Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has lauded India for its commitment to renewable energy and the Paris Climate Agreement.

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PM Modi thanks Netherlands for helping India get MTCR membership

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 17:46 IST      

The Hague [The Netherlands], June 27 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday thanked The Netherlands for helping India get membership of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) last year.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], June 27 (ANI): A day after the United States declared Hizbul Mujahideen militant Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist, Pakistan has said it would continue to extend political, diplomatic and moral support to Kashmiri separatists for what it called their struggle for their right to self-determination and for the peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute as per the UN Security Council resolutions.

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