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Eid in North Waziristan | Pakistan

Floodlights lighted up the dusty, uneven ground. A sizeable crowd of men, both young and old, had gathered around the field. Some were cheering, others were silent, engrossed in the ongoing game. The football match went on till dusk, before the crowd finally broke for sehri, a pre-dawn meal. This ...

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India’s Modi heads to Washington for ‘no frills’ Trump meet

NEW DELHI: India’s leader heads to the US this weekend for his first meeting with President Donald Trump, seeking to build on growing ties between the world’s two largest democracies and move beyond disagreements over climate change. Relations between New Delhi and Washington warmed under Trump’s predecessor Barack Obama as ...

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Assad leads prayers in rare appearance outside Damascus

DAMASCUS: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Eid al-Fitr prayers in the central city of Hama on Sunday, appearing in public outside the capital for the first time in a year. Assad’s office published images of him praying inside the brightly-lit Al-Nuri mosque at dawn on Sunday before greeting worshippers outside. ...

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Trump wishes Muslims ‘warm greetings’ for Eid | World

US President Donald Trump in his office in Trump Tower, New York City, US, May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Saturday sent “warm greetings” to Muslims celebrating the end of Ramazan after his administration broke with the tradition of hosting a White House event to ...

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‘Panama JIT is a joke, a circus’: PM Nawaz Sharif | Pakistan

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif addresses attendees during the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN Headquarters in New York, September 30, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri LONDON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) – tasked by the Supreme Court to carry ...

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