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US hopes to strengthen ties with Pakistan: Pompeo

US hopes to strengthen ties with Pakistan: Pompeo

The US hopes to further strengthen ties with Pakistan in the years ahead and work with its people and government to advance shared goals of security, stability and prosperity in South Asia, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said.

Hospice blaze in Taiwan kills nine

Hospice blaze in Taiwan kills nine

Nine people were killed and 15 injured in a blaze that broke out today at a hospice for the terminally ill near Taiwan's capital Taipei, fire officials said.

Malaysia's Prime Minister to scrap China deals

Malaysia's Prime Minister to scrap China deals

Malaysia's Prime Minister said today he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt.

Indonesia earthquake: Death toll exceeds 400

Indonesia earthquake: Death toll exceeds 400

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 400 and the government is estimating economic losses of at least several hundred million dollars.

Pak elections: Shehbaz, Bilawal lose security deposit
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Pak elections: Shehbaz, Bilawal lose security deposit

PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif and chairman of the PPP Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari are among the candidates whose security deposit will be forfeited for failing to get 25 per cent of the total votes polled in their constituencies in the 25 July elections, according to a media report today.

'Suicidal' mechanic steals plane from Seattle airport

'Suicidal' mechanic steals plane from Seattle airport

A "suicidal" airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials said.