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Pakistani High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit while addressing the media at Foreign Correspondent's Club in New Delhi on Wednesday.Photo: PTI/Subhav Shukla New Delhi: India on Wednesday strongly hit out at Pakistan for describing Kashmiri separatists as 'stakeholders' in the resolution of Kashmir problem, saying as per Simla Agreement it was a ... (more)
A Japanese man born months before the Wright brothers carried out the first human flight was recognized Wednesday as the world's oldest male at the age of 111.
The attorney for an Army sergeant held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five years says the soldier wants to attend college once the investigation into how he was captured by the Taliban is finished.
Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday in the outskirts of Hiroshima city, killing at least 36 people and leaving seven missing, Japanese police said.
A huge landslide that engulfed homes in western Japan killed at least 27 people and left another 10 missing, the government said Wednesday.
In this aerial photo, rescue workers search for survivors after a massive landslide swept through residential areas in Hiroshima, western Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.
Germany says a German man has been sentenced to death in China after being convicted on two counts of premeditated killing.
Chinese and Russian state media have seized on the U.S. police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old and ensuing protests to fire back at Washington's criticisms of their own governments, portraying the United States as a land of inequality and brutal police tactics.
Video footage from the national broadcaster NHK showed suburban homes in the western Japanese city surrounded by streams of mud and debris, and residents picking their way over piles of rocks and dirt.
Afghanistan National Army commandos demonstrate their skills at a Commando Unit Base in Rish Khor district on the outskirts of Kabul August 5, 2014.
In this Nov. 17, 2013 file photo, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa speaks during a media briefing on the final day of the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Northern Ireland police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of smuggling 35 Afghan immigrants into England in a shipping container, during which one man died.
Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10. FIFA President Sepp Blatter, who said last month that two of the 12 planned stadiums could be cut, was in Sochi over the weekend to discuss the issue with Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko.
Twelve other miners were lifted out of the privately owned mine in Huainan city in Anhui province after the blast, one of whom suffered burns, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
New Delhi/Srinagar: In a tough move, India Monday called off the August 25 foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan after the latter's envoy held a meeting with a separatist Kashmiri leader.
The death toll from landslides and flooding in Nepal has risen to 101 after rescuers found four more bodies, officials said Monday, as they battled to prevent a cholera outbreak.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 01:11 am
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