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MISSING PAK JOURNALIST FIGHTING FOR JAILED INDIAN ENGINEER RESCUED AFTER TWO YEARS

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NEW DELHI: Zeenat Shahzadi, a journalist who went missing in Lahore in 2015, has been recovered by security forces, Pakistani officials said.

Shahzadi was allegedly kidnapped two years ago by unidentified men as she ..

SRI LANKA LOOSENS APRON STRINGS WITH INDIA, SUPPORTS PAKISTAN AS HOST FOR SAARC

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COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has extended its support to Pakistan for hosting the 20th SAARC summit in Islamabad, that could impact on immediate relations with India. More so as it indicates a subtle shift in Sri Lanka’s foreign polic ..

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MALDIVIAN POLICE GEAR UP TO PROTECT TOURISM, THE COUNTRY'S BREAD WINNER

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COLOMBO: The Maldives is a small country with a population of just 472,000, but it receives 1.2 to 1.4 million tourists a year, mainly from the West, Japan and now China also. The Maldivian Police Service (MPS), therefore, has an ..

HASINA-SINHA RIFT SHOWS FRAGILITY OF BANGLADESH JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE

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COLOMBO: The widening rift between the Bangladesh Supreme Court Chief Justice, Surendra Kumar Sinha, and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the 16 th. Constitutional Amendment (16A) has again brought out the extreme fragility of th ..

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MALDIVES' NEW MULTI PURPOSE ID CARD WILL ALSO BE A PASSPORT

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COLOMBO: The new multi-purpose Maldives ID card released by President Abdulla Yameen in Male on Wednesday, is unique, and the first of its kind in the South Asian region.

It is a truly multi-purpose card, to the ext ..

TRUMP'S WEIRD PRAISE FOR PAKISTAN AS ABDUCTED AMERICAN WOMAN AND FAMILY FREED IN AFGHANISTAN

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NEW DELHI: An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been freed after five years in captivity in Afghanistan, where they were being held by a Taliban-linked militant group.

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