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Obama\'s CIA nominee defends drone strikes
  President Barack Obama\'s nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has defended the dramatic rise in the use of drones against terror suspects that has run afoul of its key ally Pakistan.John Brennan, who has served as Obama\'s top count...
Heavy rain, snowfall kills 33 in Pakistan
  Islamabad: Thirty-three people have been killed in Pakistan\'s northwest area following incessant rains coupled with snowfall.Among the 33 dead Tuesday, 25 of them were in Khyber Pakhunkhwa. As many as 40 people were injured across the northwest...
CIA operating secret drone base in Saudi
  London: America\'s Central Intelligence Agency has been operating a secret airbase for drones in Saudi Arabia for the past two years, BBC reported.The facility was established to hunt for members of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Penins...
In haze, China leaders gasp for air
  BEIJING: With carbon monoxide killing 10 people in Beijing, China\'s new leaders suddenly find themselves up against an avalanche of criticism over smog and heavy pollution enveloping most major cities. Besides the deaths, scores of people have fain...
Obama agrees to share classified drone info with Congress
  WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has directed the Justice Department to give Congress\' intelligence committees access to classified legal advice providing the government\'s rationale for drone strikes against American citizens working with al-Qaid...
Heavy fighting hits Syrian capital
  BEIRUT (LEBANON): Heavy fighting on Wednesday erupted in Damascus as government forces tried to hold back a new rebel effort to push the civil war into the heart of the Syrian capital, activists said. Elsewhere, a car bomb killed at least 19 securit...
Peace in Afghanistan is peace in Pakistan: Zardari
  London: Afghan and Pakistani Presidents Hamid Karzai and Asif Ali Zardari on Monday set a six-month time-frame to achieve a peace settlement for Afghanistan following trilateral talks with UK Prime Minister David Cameron.\"All sides agreed on...
India Out of Dark on Dam: China Promises No Harm
  BEIJING:  There will not be any harm to India regarding dam. China has assured that, the new hydro-power dams it is planning to build on the Brahmaputra will not come in the way of flood control and environmental efforts for the people...
French Army bombs Islamistsí hub in Maliís Kidal
  Paris: Continuing the effort to drive away the rebels from northern Mali, French jets on Sunday carried aerial assaults on Islamist militants’ training centres and arms and ammunitions depot around the mountainous regions of Kidal and Tessalit....
Al Qaeda-linked militants free 2 Filipino hostages
  Manila: Abu Sayyaf gunmen have freed two Filipino members of a Jordanian TV journalist\'s crew who were kidnapped by the al Qaeda-linked militants last year as they set out to interview the extremists in their jungle lairs in the southern Philippines...
 
 
 
           
 
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