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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 8 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday claimed that it executed 'five hardcore terrorists' belonging to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 8 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday quoted a report prepared by employment-oriented social networking service LinkedIn, showing strong hiring figures for the first two months of 2017.

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Malaysian PM blames North Korea for Kim Jong Nam's death

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 18:08 IST     

New York [U.S.A], Mar.8 (ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has blamed North Korea for the killing of Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother Kim Jong Nam.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar.8 (ANI): The Speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, has told ambassador-designate to the United States and former foreign secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary that Pakistan attaches immense importance to its relations with United States and wants to further reinforce them through intensified parliamentary and trade ties.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar.8 (ANI): Finance Minister Ishaq Dar told the National Assembly on Wednesday that Pakistan will soon sign an agreement with Switzerland on exchange of information regarding bank accounts.

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Kuwait lifts visa restrictions on Pakistanis after six years

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 17:09 IST     

Kuwait City [Kuwait], Mar.8 (ANI): Kuwait has decided to lift a six-year-old ban on visas for Pakistani citizens.

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Brussels [Belgium], Mar. 8 (ANI): Highlighting the issue of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) presenting an ethical dilemma for the international community, Fulvio Martusciello, Member of the European Parliament, has called on the European Union to have an action-based approach when it comes to CPEC and the Chinese-Pakistani "disregard for human rights".

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Conference on Sindh Hosted in the United Nations

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 15:42 IST     

Geneva [Switzerland], Mar.8 (ANI): The World Sindhi Congress (WSC) hosted a conference titled 'Erosion of Sindhi Culture in Pakistan' at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on March 6.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister for State and Frontier Regions Abdul Qadir Baloch has said that his country wants to have cordial bilateral relations with Afghanistan but not in pursuit of Indian priorities.

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Torkham, Chaman border crossings stay open for second day

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 14:07 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar.8 (ANI): The crossings of Torkham and Chaman on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border remained open for the second day on Wednesday, allowing thousands of stranded Afghans and Pakistanis to cross over into their respective countries.

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Accused of rigging, ECP says will boycott poll reforms body

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 13:40 IST     

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar.8 (ANI): Accused of rigging, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has announced that it will boycott all proceedings of a parliamentary panel on electoral reforms.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar.8 (ANI): A debate in Pakistan's parliament turned acrimonious on Tuesday, when the opposition accused the Nawaz Sharif-led PML-N federal government of being unwise and illogical in sealing the border with Afghanistan, and demanded a for revisiting the country's foreign policy and appointment of a foreign minister.

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Two killed in military hospital terror attack in Kabul

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 12:40 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar. 8 (ANI): At least two people have reportedly been killed and 15 others injured in a terror attack on Sardar M. Daud Khan Hospital in Kabul on Wednesday.

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Profiling of Pakhtuns unacceptable, says Khyber Paktunkhwa CM

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 12:22 IST     

Lahore [Pakistan], Mar.8 (ANI): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has said he will not tolerate or accept any profiling of Pakhtuns, as it was his view that as a community they were more Pakistani than most.

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Five suicide bombers attack military hospital in Kabul

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 12:20 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar. 8 (ANI): At least five suicide bombers have reportedly attacked the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital, also known as army hospital in Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan area on outskirts of Kabul.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar.8 (ANI): Pakistan's Senate has been told that 84 percent of the country's population does not have access to safe drinking water.

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Washington D.C. [United States], Mar. 8 (ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be on a four-day visit to Japan, South Korea and China beginning March 15.

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Explosion reported near military hospital in Kabul

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 11:10 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar. 8 (ANI): An explosion has reportedly occurred near a military hospital in Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan area on outskirts of Kabul, with reports of gun firing.

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Bejing [China], Mar. 8 (ANI): Beijing has strongly reacted to Dalai Lama's remarks that Chinese hardliners "have no common sense" on the issue of Tibet, saying the latter is a political exile engaged in anti-China separatist activities under the disguise of religion.

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Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Mar. 8 (ANI): Qatar's Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has expressed his desire to learn from Pakistan Army's experience in security domain and sought their assistance during forthcoming Football World Cup in 2022 in Qatar including provision of manpower.

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