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Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 15 (ANI): Pakistan could become ineligible for financial aid from one of the two main arms of the World Bank Group - the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), as the country's official foreign currency reserves are rapidly declining.

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Lahore [Pakistan], August 15 (ANI):United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres is concerned over reports that Rohingya Muslim refugees, both legal and unregistered, are possibly facing deportation from India.

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Big Ben to fall silent for four years

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 16:28 IST     

London [U.K.], August 15 (ANI):London's Big Ben bongs will go silent for the next four years from next week as major conservation work is to be carried out on the Elizabeth Tower that houses the Great Clock and its bell. It will be the longest period that the Big Ben will be silent in its 157-year history.

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Three CEOs resign from Trump's American Manufacturing Council

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 16:18 IST     

New York [U.S.], August 15 (ANI):Three CEOs -- Merck & Co.'s Kenneth Frazier, Under Armour Inc.'s Kevin Plank and Intel Corp.'s Brian Krzanich have resigned from U.S. President Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council following Trump's response to the racially-charged weekend violence at a rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 15 (ANI): India on Tuesday gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to Nepal for strengthening its education and health services.

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Washington D.C. [USA], August 15 (ANI): Extending greetings to the people of India as they celebrate their Independence Day on Tuesday, the United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said his country is proud to stand with Indians in the cause for freedom and prosperity around the globe.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 15 (ANI): Civil activists in Paktia province of Afghanistan, declared August 14, the Independence Day of Pakistan, as a "black day" in the history of the region.

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Quetta [Pakistan], Aug 15 (ANI): Seven paramilitary personnel of Pakistan's Frontier Corps (FC) were killed and three others injured in two separate attacks in Balochistan on Monday.

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Five ISIS suspects arrested in Pakistan

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 12:57 IST     

Peshawar [Pakistan], Aug. 15 (ANI): At least five people were arrested for their alleged connection with the Islamic State (ISIS) from Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas' (FATA) by law enforcement personnel in a crackdown on Monday.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 15 (ANI): Pakistan is likely to nominate former attorney general Makhdoom Ali Khan as an ad-hoc judge for the Kulbhushan Jadhav case being heard by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague.

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Dhaka [Bangladesh], Aug.15 (ANI): Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today led the nation in paying homage to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 42nd death anniversary.

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One suspected militant killed in Dhaka

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 11:39 IST     

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Aug.15 (ANI): One suspected militant was killed on Tuesday morning during a cordon and security operation on a hotel in Dhaka's Panthapath area.

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China 'won't be silent' if US harms bilateral trade ties

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 11:13 IST     

Beijing [China], Aug 15 (ANI): China on Tuesday expressed 'grave concerns' over US President Donald Trump's move to review Beijing's alleged trade practices over intellectual properties and warned that it would not sit on its hands if the US's action inflicts damage on the bilateral trading relationship.

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If North Korea hits Guam then it's game on: US defence chief

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 06:45 IST     

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 15 (ANI): United States Defence Secretary James Mattis on Monday said that the U.S. military would know "within moments" if the North Korean missile launched is heading towards the U.S. territory or not, including Guam.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 15 (ANI): At least 60 Taliban insurgents were killed and 20 others were wounded after Afghan National Defense and Security Forces retaliated the attacks launched by the Taliban insurgents in northern Faryab province.

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Six killed, three injured in IED blast in Balochistan

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 04:28 IST     

Quetta [Pakistan], August 15 (ANI): Six security personnel were killed and three others injured in a blast on Monday evening in Balochistan's Harnai district.

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Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], August 15 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump has asked his country's Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to review Chinese trade practices regarding intellectual properties.

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Paris [France], August 15 (ANI): An eight-year-old girl was killed and at least eight others got injured after a driver crashed his car into a Pizza restaurant in Seine-et-Marne, about an hour from Paris in France.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], August 15 (ANI): Fighting between Taliban insurgents and Afghan security forces in Mirza Olang village of Sayad district in Sar-e-Pul province has left nearly five hundred families homeless.

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Taliban leader assassinated by his guards in Afghanistan

Updated: Aug 15, 2017 00:32 IST     

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 15 (ANI): A key provincial leader of Afghanistan's insurgent group Taliban was killed by own guards in eastern Nangarhar province.

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