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PM Narendra Modi understands pain of our people, says Baloch leader PM Narendra Modi understands pain of our people, says Baloch leader

Prime Minister Narendra Modi understands the "pain" of the people of Balochistan, the leadership of which has sought India's help for the "first time in 70 years", a prominent Baloch leader said here today.

Indonesia: Porn film plays on Jakarta billboard, police investigate

The offending clip of a couple engaged in a steamy tryst beamed at peak hour on Friday, shocking and amusing motorists in equal measure as they crawled along the major road in heavy traffic.
 

Russia says US ''aggression'' in Syria would mean ''tectonic shifts'' Russia says US ''aggression'' in Syria would mean ''tectonic shifts''

Russia and the United States back opposing sides in the Syrian conflict.
 

Pakistan's panel to inspect boat used by 26/11 terrorists on Thursday

A judicial commission constituted by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court will travel to the port city of Karachi next week to examine a boat used by 10 LeT terrorists to reach India for carrying out the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

Pakistan in shock after Indian Army's surgical strikes: Manohar Parrikar Pakistan in shock after Indian Army's surgical strikes: Manohar Parrikar

If Pakistan continues with such conspiracies, we will give them a befitting reply again, said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

5.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan

The earthquake shook capital Islamabad, parts of Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province in the northwest and some northern area of Punjab.

13 killed, 29 missing in heavy rain, floods as Typhoon Megi batters China 13 killed, 29 missing in heavy rain, floods as Typhoon Megi batters China

At least 13 people have been killed and 29 others reported missing in heavy rain and floods in China as Typhoon Megi wrecked havoc destroying crops and causing direct economic losses of USD 829 million.

US, South Korea will ''pay the price'' for planned missile system: China paper US, South Korea will ''pay the price'' for planned missile system: China paper

In July, South Korea agreed with the United States to deploy the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-missile system to protect against any North Korean threats.

After threatening Zee News, Hafiz Saeed says PM Modi, Ajit Doval staged `surgical strike drama' After threatening Zee News, Hafiz Saeed says PM Modi, Ajit Doval staged `surgical strike drama'

On Friday, a video of Saeed surfaced in which he was heard threatening Zee News over its fearless coverage of Indian para commandos' surgical strikes across the Line of Control.

North Korea building new submarine: US think tank

Recent satellite imagery suggests North Korea may be building a new, larger submarine for ballistic missiles, a US think tank has said, as the isolated state pushes its nuclear weapons programme.

`Hafiz Saeed is Pakistan's paid strategic agent provocateur' `Hafiz Saeed is Pakistan's paid strategic agent provocateur'

Defence expert Brigadier (Retired) Anil Gupta has described Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader Hafiz Saeed as someone who is allowed to roam freely and hold anti-India rallies in Pakistan.

UK govt petitioned to declare Pakistan ''terror supporting'' state

Pakistan continues to double speak on issue of terrorism. It has aided and abetted enemies of the international coalition, of which Britain is a leading partner with the US, against terrorism. This is said in a petition moved on the website of UK Government and Parliament published under the heading `UK govt to strongly condemn Pakistan for providing a safe haven for terrorists`.

Philippine President`s Hitler remarks `deeply troubling`: Pentagon chief

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter on Friday criticized the "deeply troubling" remarks by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, in which he likened his deadly war on crime to Hitler`s efforts to exterminate Jews.

Democracy has not been tailored to Pakistan environment: Pervez Musharraf

Pervez Musharraf alleged that the United States has used Pakistan at its convenience and ditched it.

Hong Kong leader calls for unity with China as protesters gather

Hong Kong`s leader called on the city to unite behind its current political system Saturday in the face of increasing calls for independence from China, as protesters were bundled from the auditorium where he was speaking.

38 killed from alcohol poisoning in Ukraine

At least 38 people were killed after they consumed a batch of spurious alcohol circulating across Ukraine, the State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection said on Friday.

Pentagon chief reassures ASEAN ministers over future US

Pentagon Chief Ashton Carter met Friday with Southeast Asian defense ministers to discuss regional security issues and reassure them America`s "rebalance" to Asia will continue under the next US administration.

Pakistan urges UN chief to act to defuse Kashmir tensions

Pakistan urged UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday to personally intervene to help defuse rising tensions with India over Kashmir.

Pakistanis are ready for friendship with India: Imran Khan

Imran called on Modi not to talk about stopping water and surgical strikes, saying Pakistan is united and standing behind its army against any aggression.

Talks with Russia on Syria `on life support`: US Talks with Russia on Syria `on life support`: US

Two days after threatening to suspend talks with Russia on the crisis in Syria, the United States confirmed Friday that negotiations continue but insisted they are "on life support."

Syria regime advances in Aleppo, MSF decries `bloodbath`

Syrian regime forces advanced in the battleground city of Aleppo on Friday, backed by a Russian air campaign that a monitor said has killed more than 3,800 civilians in the past year.

Chinese national confesses to slaughtering 19 after family argument

A man has confessed to killing 19 people in a village in southwestern China after an argument with his parents over money, official media said Friday.

After India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, Sri Lanka pulls out of 19th SAARC summit in Islamabad After India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, Sri Lanka pulls out of 19th SAARC summit in Islamabad

Pakistan is the rotational host of the 19th SAARC summit whose future is hanging in balance after five countries pulled out their participation from the event.

World leaders bid farewell to 20th-century `giant` Shimon Peres World leaders bid farewell to 20th-century `giant` Shimon Peres

World leaders bid farewell to Israeli elder statesman and Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres at his funeral in Jerusalem Friday, with US President Barack Obama hailing him as a giant of the 20th century.

China calls on India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

Expressing concern over the "continuous confrontation and tensions" between India and Pakistan, China on Friday called on both parties to exercise restraint and refrain from the escalation of tensions.