- Sports court tears Narsingh Yadav defence, NADA’s credibility
- Ramya on sedition case: Will not apologise for my Pakistan remark, said nothing wrong
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- Kashmir unrest: Curfew lifted from parts of Srinagar
Roadside bombs in Afghanistan: 17 civilians killed
KABUL: Roadside bombs killed 17 people in Afghanistan, including 13 who died when an explosion ripped through the van they were travelling in on Saturday, the government said. The Ministry of Interior said four women and two children were among those killed in the van in Shamulzayi district of Zabul province. In Kandahar, two civilians riding a donkey were killed Friday night when the animal stepped on a bomb in Maruf, the police chief in Kandahar said. When villagers came to recover the bodies, another roadside bomb went off and killed two more civilians, he said.
'Al-Qaeda facing financial crunch'
Washington: Details of communication between al-Qaeda leaders derived from Osama bin Laden's computers indicate that the terror network is facing a massive financial crunch and difficulties in replacing cadres lost in combat with US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other places, The Washington Post reported Saturday. The most important information gleaned is about the internal strains of the outfit and repeated attempts by Osama to attack US.
Tibetan writer jailed for 4 yrs in China
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- Modi’s recent statements could help end the troubled region’s long international isolation
- Divya Spandana: Pakistan is no hell, I stand by my remarks
- The freedom from unreason
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