Tue, Jan 24, 2017 | updated 08:47 PM IST

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): Pakistan on Tuesday successfully conducted its first flight test of surface to surface ballistic missile Ababeel, which has a maximum range of 2200 kilometers.
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Peshawar [Pakistan], Jan. 24(ANI): Two suicide jackets were recovered by the police from a mosque on the outskirts of Peshawar, capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court has issued notices to the ministries of defence and interior, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and police on a petition filed for recovery of a missing person.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): Data released in the public domain by Pakistan's Interior Ministry reveals that around 266,412 Pakistanis nationals have been deported from different countries between 2014 and 2016.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can be summoned for recording his statements in the ongoing Panamagate case.

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Dhaka[Bangladesh]/Kuala Lumpur[Malaysia], Jan.24 (ANI): The Special Branch of Malayasia's Counter-Terrorism Division has confirmed the arrest of four people, including two Bangladeshis, in separate raids between January 13 and 19 in Kuala Lumpur and Sabah.

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Two cases of bird flu found in Bangladesh

Updated: Jan 24, 2017 12:11 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan.24 (ANI): The Government of Bangladesh has confirmed two outbreaks of H5N1 bird flu virus in poultry in the last week.

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PTV bans two female anchors for defamation

Updated: Jan 24, 2017 11:30 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): The state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has imposed a ban on two of its female anchors for defaming the organization after both took to social media and talk shows to allege harassment faced by them at the channel.

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Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has asserted that soldiers of his country's Army are the best in the world, and he is proud to be COAS of a brave and highly professional Army.

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New York [United States], Jan. 24 (ANI): A newly-launched United Nations-backed humanitarian response plan for Afghanistan is seeking $550 million in 2017 to support the most vulnerable and marginalized population of the conflict-torn country.

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Beijing [China], Jan. 24 (ANI): China has said that trade wars or confrontation with the United States will produce no winner, but only harm the interests of both and all parties.

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Seoul [South Korea], Jan. 24 (ANI): On the occasion of 49 years after North Korea's infamous capture of an American intelligence vessel, Pyongyang has threatened the United States with 'more misery'.

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Beijing [China], Jan. 24 (ANI): China has said that it will work with the new Trump administration to secure sound and steady growth of bilateral relations in keeping with the principle of non-conflict, non-confrontation and mutual respect.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) in Pakistan has terminated two of its key contracts with a Chinese firm, even before the formal launch of USD 4.5 billion Dasu hydropower project, citing 'fundamental breaches' of the agreement.

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CII says organ transplantation 'un-Islamic'

Updated: Jan 24, 2017 04:26 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) and Wafaq-ul-Madaris have termed the Organ and Tissue Transplant (amendment) Bill 2016 as 'non-Islamic' and decided to challenge it in court.

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Hasina's India visit likely to be delayed

Updated: Jan 24, 2017 04:25 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Jan. 24 (ANI): Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's India tour, which was scheduled to take place in February, is likely to be delayed.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan.24 (ANI): Pakistan has made numerous promises to Iran in the recent past, and according to observers, is unlikely to fulfill most, which raises the question of whether it can ever be a reliable partner for Tehran.

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Jeddah [Saudi Arabia], Jan. 24(ANI): Saudi security forces recently foiled major terror attempts by storming two hideouts in Jeddah.

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Jeddah [Saudi Arabia], Jan. 24(ANI): The arrest of a Pakistani woman in Jeddah's Al-Naseem district during a security operation on Saturday has raised the number of Pakistanis detained for involvement in terror activities to 69.

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Abu Dhabi [UAE], Jan. 24 (ANI): Noting that the balance of trade and business is tilting towards the East, UAE's Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri has said the nation is optimistic in investing in India's infrastructure and manufacturing industries, adding that the strong trade relations with New Delhi has been an integral part of its leadership's strategy.

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Pakistan to host 13th ECO summit in March

Updated: Jan 24, 2017 01:03 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 (ANI): Pakistan will host the 13th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) in March this year.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan. 23 (ANI): At least 21 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group have been killed in air strikes carried out by the Afghan Air Forces in Zabul province.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 23 (ANI): German newspaper 'Süddeutsche Zeitung' on Monday tweeted documents linking the role of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam in the Panama Papers scandal.

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Abu Dhabi [UAE], Jan.23 (ANI): The Chairman of the Hedayah board, Dr Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi has asserted that if there is no extremism there will be no terrorism.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 23 (ANI): Addressing a large crowd of Pashtun supporters on the occasion of the death anniversaries of Khudai Khidmatgar Tehreek leader Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, and his son Khan Abdul Wali Khan, and days after a bomb blast claimed the lives of 25 people in Parchinar, Awami National Party (ANP) president Asfandyar Wali Khan urged the Pakistan government to take political parties into confidence on revival of military courts in the country.

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Lahore [Pakistan], Jan. 23 (ANI): Two chunks of land, measuring 175 acres each have been provided to a Chinese company by the Government of Pakistan for the USD1.57 billion Matiari-Lahore 660kV High Voltage Direct Current transmission line power project.

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Abu Dhabi [UAE], Jan.23 (ANI): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has asserted its commitment to countering the threat of extremism and foreign terrorist violence and finding solutions for it.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 23 (ANI): Pakistan's Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is not only a name of any road but a framework for several developmental projects.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan.23 (ANI): The joint death anniversary of Khudai Khidmatgar Movement founder and Pashtun independence activist Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988), popularly nicknamed Bacha Khan or Pacha Khan and his son, Khan Abdul Wali Khan (1917-2006), also a Pashtun leader, and former president of the Awami National Party (ANP) was observed in Charsadda on Sunday.

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Abu Dhabi [UAE], Jan. 23 (ANI): Citing association between extremism and terrorism Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, UAE Anwar Gargash on Monday said that to combat terrorism the extremist forces need to be undermined.

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Abu Dhabi [UAE], Jan. 22 (ANI): Asserting that India is a global power, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, UAE Anwar Gargash on Sunday said its strategic relationship with New Delhi is above all.

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