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Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan to use street power if next polls announced sans reforms

Imran Khan said a charter of demands is being prepared by the PTI based on the 40 findings given by the Judicial Commission constituted to assess rigging in the 2013 elections.

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Masked gunmen from the Qassam brigade, the militia wing of Hamas, carry the body of Mazen Faqha, during his funeral in Gaza City. (Photo | AP)
Thousands attend funeral of slain Hamas official Mazen Faqha

According to Israeli media, Faqha was responsible for cells of Hamas's military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

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Maldives: first democratic leader, ex-strongman sign pact

Nasheed defeated strongman ruler Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, a half brother of the current president, in the country's first democratic election in 2008.

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Soldiers patrol at Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. (File |AP)
Two charged over supplying gun to French airport attacker

The suspects, aged 30 and 43, were charged Friday for association with terrorist criminals over the March 18 incident.

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Earth Hour: Cities and monuments dim their lights

Conservation group WWF, which organises Earth Hour, said great strides had been made in highlighting the dire state of the planet.

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Egypt hands journalists one-year suspended jail sentence for harbouring fugitives

An Egypt appeals court on Saturday handed the former head of the journalists' union and two members a suspended one-year jail sentence for harbouring fugitives.

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China win for Apple as court overturns iPhone ruling

A Beijing court has overturned a ruling that Apple's iPhone 6 violated a Chinese manufacturer's patent which saw the tech giant ordered to cease selling the smartphone in China.

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Three killed, 25 injured in China building collapse

The accident happened at a multi-storey residential building in Tumd Right Banner of Baotou City.

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Bangladesh commandos storm extremist hideout, rescues 78 civilians

Bangladesh commandos stormed a hideout of suspected Islamist extremists in the country's northeast, rescuing at least 78 civilians, in a major anti-militant drive.

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In this Thursday, March 23, 2017, photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, a baby Nile hippopotamus born prematurely in January and named Fiona walks down a ramp in her enclosure at the zoo in Cincinnati. | AP
Zoo plan for baby hippo: More independence, nix lap naps

The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds.

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Bangladesh launches military operation at suspected militant den in Sylhet

The operation was launched after a 48-hour siege by security forces failed to drive them out of a five-storey building in Sylhet, a northwestern city.

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Palestinian labourers work at a construction site in a new housing project in the Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, near Jerusalem. (File photo | AP)
Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop West Bank settlements: UN

Israel instead authorised "a high rate" of settlement expansions in violation of international law, the United Nations said on Friday.

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Saudi embassy confirms UK Parliament attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

A statement released late on Friday says Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009.

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Two of the first four Polish Air Force F-16 fighter jets arrive at the Krzesiny airport in western Poland, near the city of Poznan November 9, 2006. REUTERS
Trump administration asked to push for F-16 sale to India

India has launched an effort to expand its combat aircraft fleet and the competition has reportedly narrowed down to Lockheed's F-16 and Saab's Gripen.

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Pakistan High Commisioner Abdul Basit. |AFP
Pakistan mulling options for envoy Abdul Basit's replacement: Sources

Pakistan is mulling options to replace its hawkish envoy to India, Abdul Basit, after his tussle with the decisions-makers in Islamabad following the elevation of his junior as Foreign Secretary.

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Air strike on prison in Syria's Idlib leaves at least 16 dead: Sources

The dead included prisoners and prison guards, but did not have an immediate breakdown of the toll, sources said.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin in Moscow. (Photo | AFP)
This is Putin’s world, Trump’s world, Modi’s world: French far right presidential candidate Le Pen

Marine Le Pen met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Friday, and said the Russian leader represents a “new vision” of the world. 

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India asks US to provide details of 271 illegal immigrants

The Trump administration recently informed India that it is targeting for deportation more than 270 Indian nationals living in the United States illegally

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UK Parliament condemns Pakistan for declaring Gilgit-Baltistan as fifth frontier

The motion stated that Gilgit-Baltistan is a legal and constitutional part of Jammu and Kashmir illegally occupied by Pakistan since 1947.

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Ethnic Rohingya migrants hold banners during a rally in Indonesia. (File photo |AP)
Myanmar rejects UN probe of crimes against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar on Saturday rejected the UN rights council's decision to investigate allegations that security officers have tortured Rohingya Muslims, saying the probe would only "inflame" the conflict.

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Three injured in shooting in northern France

Witnesses told police that an unidentified assailant opened fire near a metro station on Friday night before fleeing, according to police officials.

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