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Renowned Pak TV anchor attacked

KARACHI: Senior Pakistani anchorperson Hamid Mir was injured in a targeted-shooting incident in Karachi on Saturday, Geo News reported.



Ukraine in ‘pivotal period’

DONETSK, Ukraine: Russia was under US pressure Saturday to convince pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine to cease occupying eastern towns, after Washington warned the situation in the former Soviet republic w



Jailed Italian mobster’s chilling execution order

ROME: Italian police said on Saturday they had prevented a mafia war in Palermo with eight arrests including members of the city’s most powerful clan, and published transcripts of an execution order



Kerala temple gold being stolen, says report

India’s Supreme Court is considering a report Wednesday that suggests serious flaws in the security of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, the historical site where priceless treasures were discovered.



S. Korea nabs captain of sunken ferry

MOKPO, South Korea: The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need.




Everest avalanche leaves guides in doubt over plans

KATMANDU: Rescuers recovered the body of one mountain guide on Saturday after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, bringing the death toll to at least 13 in the deadliest accident



Boko Haram claims responsibility for Nigeria capital bomb attack

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria: Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack ever in Nigeria’s capital in a video obtained Saturday, as the search continued for 85 schoolgirls still missing after



South Sudan army battles rebels in worsening war

JUBA: South Sudan’s army said on Saturday they had “lost communication” with commanders battling rebels in a key oil state where rebels have seized a major town, amid a worsening conflict engulf



NASA’s space station Robonaut finally getting legs

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs.

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