Dalai Lama says India a model of religious harmony

NEW DELHI (AP) - The Dalai Lama says the enduring harmony between India s many religions is proof to the world that different communities can live peacefully and solve problems together. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader has lived for decades in exile in India s Himalayan foothill city of Dharamsala, after fleeing China after a failed 1959 uprising.He said Saturday that "India is the only country where all major world religions live together, not only in modern time, but over 1,000 years." The Dalai Lama was speaking to leaders from nine religious groups invited for two days of meetings to mull some of India s biggest problems, including poverty, attacks on women, environmental degradation and communal violence. He stressed that there was no justification for fighting in the name of faith, calling it "unthinkable."

Russian fighters intercepted by US near Alaska

WASHINGTON (AFP) Two Russian fighters entered a US "air defense identification zone" two days ago and were intercepted by American F-22 jets near Alaska, military officers said Friday. The incursion on Wednesday was followed by a second incident on Thursday involving two Russian long-range bombers,

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Indian channel fires newsreader for mispronouncing 'Xi Jinping'

NEW DELHI: An Indian news anchor was shown the door after she repeatedly referred to visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping as ‘eleven’ Jinping. The news anchor of India’s state television ‘Doordarshan’

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No show-cause notice issued from PTI: Javed Hashmi

MULTAN: Veteran politician, Javed Hashmi said on Saturday that he had not received a show-cause notice from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and remained the party’s president.

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London plan is a vicious plot: Shahbaz

MULTAN: Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharee=f has termed the London plan as vicious and declared Imran Khan, Tahir ul Qadri and Chaudary brothers as the main players of the plot. He also said that postponement of the Chinese president’s visit was also part of the London plan.

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Imran-Qadri London meeting: Saad Rafique raises doubts

LAHORE: Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Saturday raised serious questions about the agenda of Imran-Qadri meeting in London and asked both of them to answer as to who had arranged the meeting.

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No long march or short march can deviate us from our mission: PM Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday stated that it is hard to understand the real agenda of protestors led-by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri.While addressing joint session of the parliament,

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India has resorted to water terrorism against Pakistan. Hafiz Saeed

LAHORE(Pakistanupdates) India has resorted to water terrorism against Pakistan, said Jaamat-ud-Dawah (JD) Amir Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, while addressing the Friday sermon at Jamia Al-Qudsia,

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US to hold new nuclear talks with Iran in Geneva

WASHINGTON(AFP) American and Iranian officials will resume negotiations in Geneva this week as they seek to hammer out a full nuclear deal ahead of a November deadline, US officials said Wednesday.

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IS ´not invincible,´ weakened by air strikes: US official

WASHINGTON: Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria pose a genuine threat to the West but are "not invincible," and US air strikes have exposed their weaknesses, a top US intelligence official said Wednesday.

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Three Pakistani soldiers die in mud-sliding along LoC: army

ISLAMABAD: At least three Pakistani army personnel died and three others were injured early on Thursday due to mud-sliding in the Kailer sector near Bagh on the line of control (LoC).

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