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    US-Led Air Strikes On Mosul Kill 230 Civilians

    Iraqi civil defense agency officials and locals said Thursday that rescuers are still recovering bodies from under the debris near Rahma hospital in Mosul’s Jadida district following the explosion that took place.

    West Asia
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    Uzbek President, Discuss Bilateral Cooperation with Kazakh President

    Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed bilateral relations during Mirziyoyev’s March 22-23 first state visit to Kazakhstan. His visit, accorded the highest status.

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    Pak hosts Afghan Taliban leaders to peace talks

    The Taliban said Pakistani officials have hosted a meeting with their leadership to try and press the insurgents into peace talks ahead of a multi-nation meeting in April in Moscow.

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    'Worst is yet to come’ for Mosul’s 400000 trapped

    Many civilians fear fleeing because of Daesh snipers and landmines, but 157,000 have reached a reception and transit centre since the Iraqi government offensive on west Mosul began a month ago, it said.

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    Next round of India-Pakistan water talks in jeopardy

    A two-day meeting between the Indus water commissioners of Pakistan and India concluded on Tuesday, with New Delhi ‘acknowledging’ objections raised by Islamabad over the controversial hydropower projects.

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    Saudi carrying out 'open-air massacre' in Yemen

    Aid groups say Saudi Arabia is carrying out an “open-air massacre” of Yemeni civilians facing famine amid Riyadh’s two-year-long military campaign against the impoverished country.

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    Pakistan Day celebrated with military parade

    The nation commenced celebrations for the 77th Pakistan Day with a pledge to make the country stronger by wiping out the menace of terrorism, achieving sustainable economic growth and political stability.

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    Kazakhstan Govt Using Social Media To Tame Rebellion

    Few Kazakhs, if any, know how to use online anonymisers and VPN services to access restricted web content. Few, if any, are ready to risk their welfare by using the internet for anti-governmental activities.

    Central Asia
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    Babri dispute:India’s SC wants out-of-court talks

    The new Hindu hardline chief minister of Uttar Pradesh promised on Tuesday to work impartially for all communities and the Supreme Court, in an apparently unrelated move, offered him a chance.

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    Taliban signal interest in joining Moscow talks

    The Afghan Taliban have signalled willingness to take part in a meeting that Russia is expected to host next month on peace and reconciliation in war-ravaged Afghanistan.

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    33 dead in US-led raid on school in northern Syria

    At least 33 people were killed in a US-led coalition strike on a school used as a center for displaced people near a militant-held Syrian town, a monitor said Wednesday.

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    'India could strike Pak with nuclear weapons first to pre-empt attack'

    There is increasing evidence that India could launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike to prevent Pakistan from using the option first, says an expert.

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    Russia strikes deal with Syrian Kurds to set up base

    Russia is setting up a military base in northwestern Syria in agreement with the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia that controls the area and will be training YPG fighters as part of the fight against terrorism.

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    UN rejects Saudi call to supervise Yemen port

    The United Nations on Monday rejected a call by the Saudi-led coalition battling rebels in Yemen for the key port of Hodeida to be placed under its supervision.

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    Pak, India agree on redesigning of Miyar hydroelectric project

    The agreement was reached following the two-day meeting of Indus Water Commissioners of Pakistan and India on water issues in Islamabad on Tuesday.The Pakistani delegation was headed by Mirza Asif Saeed.

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    Turkey:2000 detained on terror allegations

    Turkish authorities detained more than 2,000 people over the last week for suspected links to militant groups or last year’s failed coup attempt, the interior ministry said on Monday.

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    China warmly welcomes Israel's prime minister after Saudi king's visit

    China welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday just days after hosting Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the signing of deals worth as much as $65 billion with Riyadh, as China.

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    Iranians commemorate ancient festival of Nowruz

    Monday, March 20th, marks the grand festival of Nowruz. On this day, Iranians usher in the Persian New Year at the exact moment of the vernal equinox which marks the start of spring. Being originally.

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    Pakistan PM orders reopening of Afghan border

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered the immediate reopening of border crossings with Afghanistan, more than a month after they were closed.

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    Pak-India water talks resume today

    Pakistan on Sunday said it believed that continuation of purposeful talks with sincere efforts from both sides would lead to resolution of the matters at the Permanent Indus Commission level.

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    Religious seminaries outnumber schools in Pak

    During the last four years, the federal government in Pakistan did not open any new school in Islamabad but a number of madressahs cropped up in the capital territory.

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    You are the future of Europe, Erdogan to Turks

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the Turkish citizens residing in Europe to have at least five children in an attempt to multiply their presence in the continent amid rising tensions between.

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    Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets following airstrikes

    The Israeli military said its warplanes struck several targets in Syria and were back in Israeli-controlled airspace when several anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria toward the Israeli jets.

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    Top UN official quits after anti-Israel report pulled

    A senior UN official resigned on Friday over the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” on Palestinians, saying “powerful member states” pressured the world body.

    West Asia

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