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11 dead in Mount Everest

11 dead in Mount Everest "most deadly" avalanche

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:52

In one of the deadliest accidents on the world`s highest peak, an avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest, killing at least nine people.

Taliban attack prison in Afghanistan

Taliban attack prison in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:21

Taliban militants attacked a prison with rockets in Afghanistan`s northern Faryab province and set free four inmates, police said.

Pakistan`s court rejects Pervez Musharraf`s plea against prosecutor

Pakistan`s court rejects Pervez Musharraf`s plea against prosecutor

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:04

Pakistan`s special court hearing the high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf rejected his petition against the appointment of the prosecutor.

Taliban kill 4 Afghan policemen south of Kabul

Taliban kill 4 Afghan policemen south of Kabul

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 01:40

Taliban militants stopped a car carrying several Afghan police officers on the road to Kabul and killed at least four of them, authorities said today.

Bangladesh files contempt case against British reporter

Bangladesh files contempt case against British reporter

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 00:55

Bangladesh`s war crime tribunal today launched a contempt case against a Dhaka-based British journalist for allegedly criticising the court in his writings and questioning the death toll from the nation`s 1971 independence war.

Vans mow down 15, injure 20 in Pakistani Punjab

Vans mow down 15, injure 20 in Pakistani Punjab

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:22

At least 15 people were killed and over 20 others injured as two passenger vans ran over people waiting at a bus stop in Pakistan`s Punjab province Thursday.

Osama bin Laden library in Pakistan

Osama bin Laden library in Pakistan

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:19

A seminary for women run by a controversial hardline cleric in this Pakistani city has named its library in honour of slain al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.

Pak national jailed for five years for support to terrorists

Pak national jailed for five years for support to terrorists

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:14

A Pakistani national in the US was on Thursday sentenced to five years of imprisonment on charges of providing material support to terrorists.

Pak govt, Taliban negotiators to meet on Saturday

Pak govt, Taliban negotiators to meet on Saturday

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 23:11

Negotiators from the government and the Pakistani Taliban will meet on Saturday even as a senior minister on Thursday stressed that peace talks cannot move forward without a ceasefire.

Maoists stall Parliament, demand withdrawal of murder case

Maoists stall Parliament, demand withdrawal of murder case

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 20:39

Maoists stalled the Parliament for a second day on Thursday demanding the withdrawal of charges against 13 of its cadres in connection with the murder of a school boy in 2004 during the civil strife in the country.