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Pakistan says it’s test-fired short-range missile

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a short-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a short-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead.A military statement says the Hatf III Ghaznavi missile with a range of 290 km was launched from

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Japan PM makes offering to war shrine, but skips visit

TOKYO: Japan’s Shinzo Abe offered a gift to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine Monday, but reportedly plans to stay away during the spring festival, in an apparent compromise between not angering Asian neighbors and playing to his nationalist base.The unapologetically nationalist Abe donated a sacred “masakaki” tree to coincide with

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Suspected rebels kill Philippine mayor

MANILA: Suspected communist guerrillas disguised in paramilitary-style uniforms shot dead a Philippine mayor Monday as he presided over a flag-raising ceremony at a town hall, police said.About 20 men took part in the brazen attack, shooting dead Mayor Carlito Pentecostes in the northern town of Gonzaga and then overpowering officers

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Shot Pakistani TV anchor stable

KARACHI: A leading Pakistani journalist and TV anchor who was shot three times in an attack in Karachi is conscious and in stable condition, his hospital said Monday.Hamid Mir, who hosts a prime-time current affairs talk show on the Geo News channel, was attacked on Saturday while traveling by car

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