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Imran Khan married Bushra Bibi (also known as Pinki Pir) in a simple ceremony held in Lahore. (Twitter Photo | @MunazaHassan)
Imran Khan ties the knot for a third time

Khan, a cricketer turned politician, married Bushra Bibi (also known as Pinki Pir) in a simple ceremony held in Lahore yesterday.

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Students released from a lockdown embrace following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida (AP)
Couple who had taken in Florida gunman say he was quirky, naive

Cruz killed 17 people at his former high school last Wednesday using an AR-15 rifle that he had legally purchased.

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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (File | AP)
Mexican presidential race kicks off with nominations

Officially, the campaign does not open until March 30, but months of pre-campaigning have already laid bare Mexico's divisions.

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Former South African President Jacob Zuma (File | AP)
South Africa widens hunt for Zuma allies to India, China

President Cyril Ramaphosa vowed to fight corruption in a direct reference to the accusations levelled at his predecessor Zuma.

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US President Donald Trump (File | AP)
US President Donald Trump says Russia succeeding in sowing discord

In a mash of tweets, Donald Trump blamed former president Barack Obama for failing to stop Russia.

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The downed helicopter lays in its side on top of a van, in Santiago Jimitepec | AP
Death toll rises to 14 in Mexico helicopter crash

Authorities said 14 people were killed in all - up from an earlier toll of 13, including a six-month-old baby and a 10-year-old girl.

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A French-made ATR-72 owned by Iran's Aseman Airlines (File | AFP)
Iran plane crash: Relief teams postpone hunt due to blizzard, poor light

Decades of diplomatic isolation have left Iran's airlines with ageing fleets of passenger planes which they have struggled to maintain and modernise.

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Poland Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (File | AP)
Poland defends Prime Minister over Holocaust remark denounced by Israel

Poland on Sunday sought to defend remarks by its prime minister which Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu called "unacceptable" and tantamount to denying the Holocaust.

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A Yemeni soldier (File | AP)
Clashes leave 27 dead as Yemen troops target crucial Al-Qaeda outposts

Two soldiers were killed on Saturday in the offensive, which targets the Mesini and Amed Valleys - both in the vast province of Hadramawt and home to Al-Qaeda.

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Parents wait for news after a reports of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. (File | AP)
Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform, movement named "March for our Lives"

Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school announced plans to march in a bid to shame lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.

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Attack on Russain church leaves five women dead, police kill attacker

According to local press reports an unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at an Orthodox church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region.

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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu | AP
Holocaust comment unacceptable: Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu tells Polish counterpart Morawiecki

His comments fuelled an already seething diplomatic row with Israel sparked by a controversial law passed by Poland's senate this month.

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Iraq court convicts duped Islamic State foreign widow

The women, aged between 20 and 50, were all arrested in Mosul or Tal Afar where their husbands were killed as Iraqi forces recaptured the northern cities from IS last year.

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Israeli Minister of Defense Avigdor Lieberman (File | AP)
Israel advances bill cutting Palestinian funding over 'terror'

Israel annually collects around USD 127 million in customs duties levied on goods destined for Palestinian markets that transit through Israeli ports monthly and then transfers it to the PA.

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Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban (File | AP)
Hungary PM Orban steps up anti-migrant rhetoric as election nears, calls immigrants invaders

However, his supporters say that he is reforming Hungary after decades of stagnation, particularly during the country's communist period that followed World War II. 

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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (File | AP)
Israeli arrests in new probe 'linked to Netanyahu'

Israeli police arrested a number of suspects connected to a major communication company on Sunday, in what media said was a new corruption probe linked to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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File photo of Raqa, Syria | AP
Kurd militia says three foreign members killed in Syria

The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) said Sunday that three of its foreign members were killed in Syria, including two in the northern enclave of Afrin. 

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Russian Olympic athlete in possible doping case: Media Report

A Russian athlete at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics has committed a "possible violation of anti-doping rules", the team's spokesman told Russian media on Sunday.​

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Turkish artillery fires toward Syrian Kurdish positions in Afrin area | AP
Syria Kurds claim striking positions in Turkey

A Kurdish-led alliance in northern Syria said late Saturday it had targeted military positions in Turkey, which is leading an offensive against a Kurdish-controlled enclave. ​

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An aircraft of Aseman airlines has crashed in Iran with more than 50 aboard(In Pic: An Aseman Airlines plane at the airport | www.iaa.ir)
Deadliest plane crashes in Iran since 2003

An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed on Sunday into the country's Zagros mountains, with all 66 people on board feared dead.​

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif | AP
Iran's foreign minister Zarif slams Netanyahu's 'cartoonish circus' after drone stunt

Iran's foreign minister on Sunday slammed Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu for staging a "cartoonish circus" after the premier brandished what he said was a piece of an Iranian drone shot down by Israel.

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