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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ has no jurisdiction, says Pak FO

Updated: May 18, 2017 18:32 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office on Thursday said that the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has no jurisdiction over the county's national security matters.

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Nepal Parliament prorogued, fate of second phase poll unknown

Updated: May 18, 2017 17:50 IST     

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 18 (ANI): Nepal's House Speaker Onsari Gharti Magar on Thursday prorogued Parliament, leaving the fate of the second phase of local body polls unknown and undecided.

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Kathmandu [Nepal], May 18 (ANI): The Nepal Cabinet on Thursday accepted the Madhesh and Tharuhat protest as a political movement and took steps to drop charges filed against them during that time.

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Astana [Kazakhstan], May 18 (ANI): Kazakhstan, after hosting the fourth international high-level meeting on settlement in Syria, is now getting ready for the next round of Syria talks scheduled to be held in mid-July.

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Pak, Afghanistan agree to avoid escalation at border

Updated: May 18, 2017 14:42 IST     

Chaman [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to avoid escalation at border during a meeting between representatives of the two sides in Chaman.

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Karachi [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Pakistan's Anti-Narcotic Force (ANF) has detained eleven crew members of the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) at the Jinnah International Airport after they landed in Karachi from London on Thursday for questioning about a 'quantity of heroin' allegedly found in their flight.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif led-PML-N government of abusing the cybercrime law to victimise PTI's social media activists.

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Gay men sentenced to public caning by Sharia court

Updated: May 18, 2017 12:47 IST     

Aceh [Indonesia], May 18 (ANI): Two gay men paid the price of living in a conservative society as a Sharia court in Indonesia sentenced them to public caning on Wednesday.

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Kathmandu [Nepal], May 18 (ANI): With no progress in sight for addressing the demands of agitating parties to ensure commencement of the second phase of local elections in Nepal, the Rastriya Janata Party (RJP) has proposed to postpone it.

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BBC journalist's 'sandwich hack' leaves Twitterati 'baffled'

Updated: May 18, 2017 11:16 IST     

New York [U.S.A.], May 18 (ANI): The internet was left perplexed, rather 'baffled', with a certain 'Sandwich Hack', devised by Dougal Shaw, a BBC reporter and digital story teller.

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ISIS consolidating chemical weapons, warn U.S. officials

Updated: May 18, 2017 11:02 IST     

Washington [U.S.], May 18 (ANI): In an alarming report, a United States intelligence official informed that ISIS maybe bringing together Iraqi and Syrian experts on chemical weapons into a 'chemical weapon cell.'

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French President Macron unveils 'gender even' Cabinet

Updated: May 18, 2017 10:12 IST     

Paris [France], May 18 (ANI): Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron unveiled his Cabinet with women filling half of the 22 positions.

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Brussels [Belgium], May 18 (ANI): The United Kashmir People's National Party (UKPNP) hosted a conference in Brussels to expose attempts by Pakistan to designate Gilgit Baltistan as the fifth province of the country, thereby illegally annexing what was originally a part of undivided Jammu and Kashmir.

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US House votes to impose sanctions on Syria's foreign backers

Updated: May 18, 2017 06:44 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], May 18 (ANI): The House lawmakers on Wednesday passed a legislation to impose sanctions on backers of the Syrian regime, including Iran and Russia.

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New York [USA], May 18 (ANI): Twelve preschoolers were injured after a Houston teacher's science experiment went wrong.

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Unmarried couple living together stoned to death in Mali

Updated: May 18, 2017 05:48 IST     

London [UK], May 18 (ANI): An unmarried couple was stoned to death in public in Mali, in the first such incident since jihadi groups were driven out of the region.

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Washington D. C. [USA], May 18 (ANI): The U.S. Justice Department has appointed former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director Robert S. Mueller as a special counsel to oversee its investigation into Russian meddling in last year's presidential election.

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Trump dubs himself as 'worst-treated' politician in history

Updated: May 18, 2017 04:09 IST     

New London, Connecticut [USA], May 18 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that "no politician in history" has been "treated worse" than him.

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U.S. to continue with Obama-era Iran nuclear deal, for now

Updated: May 18, 2017 02:41 IST     

Washington D. C. [USA], May 18 (ANI): The Trump administration has signaled that it would continue the Iran nuclear deal made under the Barack Obama administration for the meantime as the U.S. is still forming a new comprehensive Iran policy.

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Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): China has released a draft intelligence law aimed at providing a legal foundation for its intelligence operations, the latest legislative effort by Beijing to fortify national security against perceived threats at home and abroad.

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