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Pakistan: 2 jailed for life over lynching of student

Pakistan: 2 jailed for life over lynching of student

Suspects were found guilty of being involved in inciting mob that led to lynching of student over blasphemy claims

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Afghan presidential polls delayed for 2 months
20.03.2019

Afghan presidential polls delayed for 2 months

Election commission warns of serious challenges ahead of landmark polls now set for September

NBA star pays tribute to 'Egg Boy'
20.03.2019

NBA star pays tribute to 'Egg Boy'

76ers point guard salutes teenager who egged politician for blaming New Zealand terrorist attacks on Muslim immigration

'Hate will get us nowhere'
20.03.2019

'Hate will get us nowhere'

Telling how he stood in front of Manchester mosque in solidarity with Muslims, local man says friendship can overcome fear

New Zealand attack survivor recalls moments of terror
20.03.2019

New Zealand attack survivor recalls moments of terror

Adan Ibrahim Dirie witnessed the death of his son, the youngest victim of a shooting rampage that left 50 dead

Trump seeks free trade agreement with Japan
20.03.2019

Trump seeks free trade agreement with Japan

FTA negotiations between Washington, Tokyo expected to launch this month but delayed until April or May