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  1. In 'Song Of Lahore,' A Race To Revive Pakistani Classical MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WGBH

    In his home in Lahore, Pakistan, Saleem Khan holds up his late father's violin. There are no strings, the wood is scratched and the bridge is missing.

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  2. Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills at least 30 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | FOX Carolina

    A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, said on Saturday that more than 80 people were also wounded in the attack in Jalalabad, the provincial capital.

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  3. Turkey not in hurry to join EEURead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Trend

    The expansion of trade and economic cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union and Turkey contributes to economic development and increase of competitiveness of member countries of this alliance on the world market, the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission told Trend Apr.18, commenting on Turkey's possible joining the EEU. "However, to date, the Eurasian Economic Commission has not officially received any documents from Turkey regarding the creation of a free trade zone," said the press service.

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  4. Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters; teenager killedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets Friday to disperse hundreds of demonstrators... . Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, center, shouts freedom slogans during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, April 17, 2015.

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  5. Suicide attack leaves 33 dead, 100 injured in Afghanistan blastsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    At least 33 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a series of explosions in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, according to police and local media. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, making it the first attack by the militant group in Afghanistan.

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  6. Super Kings face Royals in top-of-the-table encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    Ahmedabad: A top-of-the-table clash awaits cricketing fans as Rajasthan Royals (RR) meet two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in a high-voltage Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sardar Patel Stadium here on Sunday. Both teams have a 100 percent ...

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  7. One dies in Kashmir after police fire on protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    An Indian policeman is being helped by colleagues after he was injured in a clash with Kashmiri protesters during a daylong protest strike in Narbal, north of Srinagar April 18, 2015. - One person died on Saturday in Kashmir following an injury suffered after police opened fire to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators during a daylong protest strike over the arrest of a separatist leader.

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  8. Teenager dies in police shooting in KashmirRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Clashes between protesters and police in Indian-administered Kashmir have left a teenage student dead, a day after a prominent Kashmiri separatist leader was arrested for spearheading a recent protest march against Indian rule. Police Inspector-General Syed Javaid Mujtaba Gilani said the boy was killed after officers opened fire on a protest in the western village of Nabal on Saturday, as shops, businesses and public transportation shut down for a strike by separatists challenging India's sovereignty in Kashmir.

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  9. We support Pakistan army's 'jihad' in Kashmir, Hafiz Saeed admitsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: Outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed on Friday admitted that his organization helps the Pakistani army in "waging jihad" in Jammu and Kashmir. During a TV interview on Friday, Hafiz Saeed said: "We support the Pakistani government and Pakistan army in their efforts to help the people of Kashmir.

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  10. Washington to host Armenian Genocide centennial concertRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The Genocide centennial concert in Washington, D.C. on May 8 promises to be an inspiring musical event, headlined by leading Armenian artists who have performed on some of the most legendary international stages, the Armenian Weekly reports. The renowned participants include the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hover Chamber Choir from Armenia; singers Isabel Bayrakdarian and Hasmik Papian; violinists Levon Chilingirian, Ara Gregorian, and Ida Kavafian; pianists Sahan Arzruni and Serouj Kradjian; cellist Alexander Chaushian; clarinetist Narek Aroutyunian; oudists Onnik Dinkjian and Ara Dinkjian,; and David Gevorkian on duduk.

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  11. Official: At least 30 killed in a suicide motorcycle bombing in eastern AfghanistanRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | 680News

    A suicide bomb attack on a bank branch in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 30 people, officials said. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, said on Saturday that more than 80 people were also wounded in the attack in Jalalabad, the provincial capital.

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  12. Hinduja brothers win Asian Business Leader of the year awardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Express India

    NRI industrialists Hinduja brothers - S P Hinduja and G P Hinduja - have won the Business Leader of the Year 2015 award at the prestigious 5th Asian Awards hinduja brothers, Asian Business Leader of the year award, hinduja brothers awarded Asian Business Leader of the year, Asian award, S P Hinduja, G P Hinduja, hinduja group, business news NRI industrialists Hinduja brothers - S P Hinduja and G P Hinduja - have won the Business Leader of the Year 2015 award at the prestigious 5th Asian Awards for their outstanding achievement in the field of business.

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  13. VIDEO: Afghanistan blast leaves many deadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    At least 33 people have been killed and 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. The blast happened outside a bank where government staff and military personnel were collecting their salaries, the region's police chief said.

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  14. At least 30 killed in suicide bomb attack on bank in eastern Afghan cityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'I don't deserve the breaths I get... I can't be redeemed': Father, who murdered his family and stole New York Times reporter's identity, speaks out from jail as James Franco movie of his life is released Dr Oz hits back at doctors campaigning to get him booted from Columbia University faculty because of his 'lack of integrity' and 'quack treatments' Oklahoma legalizes execution by GAS CHAMBER: State will kill prisoners with 'foolproof, fast and painless' nitrogen if lethal injection isn't possible Judge's daughter, 20, 'choked to death with plastic bag by male college roommate in the University of Mary Washington home they shared' Jeb fires hot sauce at Hillary, saying when he goes to Chipotle, he can 'drive my own car, park my own car, get out of my own car' Claim that Hillary Clinton 'can't satisfy her husband' winds up on Donald Trump's Twitter account after staffer retweets it White ... (more)

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  15. Property market slides with narrowing price dropsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    China's real estate market continued to weaken but with narrowing price drops in March, leaving analysts to expect a further rebound with new relaxed mortgage rules. Of 70 large and medium-sized cities surveyed, the number that saw new home prices dip on a monthly basis in March stood at 50, 16 fewer than in February, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Saturday.

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  16. MLB broadens appeal of baseball in ChinaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Unlike aggressive marketing by National Basketball Association , Major League Baseball has taken a gradual approach to bring America's pastime to China. "We are trying to broaden the appeal of the game, increase participation and raise the standard through a long-term strategic plan," said Jim Small, MLB vice president for Asia, after an opening ceremony for the new season of the Beijing college league on Saturday.

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  17. Spotlight: Xi's upcoming visit to feature commitment to cooperation, common developmentRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... to Pakistan in May 2013, will connect Kashgar in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region with Gwadar Port in Pakistan. Asia and Africa, together making up nearly half of the world's landmass and 70 percent of the population, have enormous potential ...

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  18. G20 "deeply disappointed" by U.S. impasse on IMF reformRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Group of 20 economies on Friday blasted the United States for stalling the governance reform of the International Monetary Fund . G20 finance ministers and central bank governors said in a communique after a two-day meeting that they remained "deeply disappointed" by the continued delay in implementing the 2010 IMF quota reform.

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  19. 33 killed in Afghan suicide bombingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    JALALABAD, Afghanistan , April 18 -- At least 33 people were killed while over 100 others wounded after a suicide bomb attack ripped a local bank in eastern Afghan Jalalabad city on Saturday morning, police and health officials said. The blast took place at around 8:00 a.m. local time after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive jacket near the entrance of New Kabul Bank branch, Fazil Ahmad Shirzad, the provincial police chief, told Xinhua.

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  20. Reliance to restart all fuel pump outlets by March 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    Reliance Industries Ltd plans to restart all of its 1,400 retail fuel pump outlets in the fiscal year ending of March 2016, a report on the company website said. The stations were closed in 2008 when global oil prices touched the $150 mark for a barrel and the government's subsidy to state fuel retailers knocked privately-owned retailers out of the market.

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