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Pakistan-US war of words over Donald Trump's tweet

Angry response from Pakistan follows US president's accusation of 'deception' and threat to cut foreign aid.

Pakistan and the US

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Shahindha Ismail investigated for 'anti-Islamic' tweet

Shahindha Ismail says she has received death threats as police launch a probe into an alleged anti-Islamic tweet.

Shahindha Ismail

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Deadly bombing targets Afghan official's funeral

Explosion kills at least 18 civilians and wounds 13 more in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province.

Deadly bombing

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Fog and smog settle over northern India

Visibility problems return to South Asia as cold air sinks across the region from the Himalayas.

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Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa: Kuvempu's Kannada legacy

Renowned Kannada poet and author Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa would have been celebrating his 113th birthday today.

Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa

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Pakistan group condemns Trump's Jerusalem move

Controversial charity spearheads protests in Rawalpindi against US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Pakistan warns US against unilateral military action

In response to US criticism, Pakistani military maintains it has 'done enough' to combat armed groups.

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Kabul blast at Afghan Voice, Tebyan centre kills dozens

President Ghani decries ISIL assault in Kabul that killed 40 at compound comprising news agency and cultural centre.

Afghan security forces

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Mirza Ghalib: Legendary poet of the Urdu language

Remembering one of the most popular and influential poet and writers of the Urdu language.

Mirza Ghalib

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Pakistan says troops killed by 'non-state actors'

Three soldiers are killed and one is wounded in the Rakhchikri area of Pakistani-administered Kashmir, army says.

Pakistan troops

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Kabul: Five killed as ISIL bomber targets spy agency

Attack comes towards end of deadly year in Afghan capital, with several assaults claimed by ISIL.

Afghanistan's national intelligence agency in Kabul

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Global_News

Governments across Southeast Asia have been using laws and the judiciary to curb press freedoms - now; they have found a handy crutch to lean on as they intensify clampdowns: US President Donald Trump's "fake news" mantra.

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