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Four detained over Peshawar school attack
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) At least four suspects, including a woman, have been detained from Pakistan's Punjab province in connection with the Peshawar school attack that claimed 148 lives, Dawn online reported Friday.

Friday, December 19, 2014 2:14:08 PM

Pakistani Army headquarters attack accused to be executed
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Preparations to execute Aqeel alias Doctor Usman for attacking the Pakistan Army's headquarters in 2009 have been completed and the execution is to be carried out within next 24 hours, Dawn reported Friday.

Friday, December 19, 2014 2:10:05 PM

Pakistan must separate religion and politics: academic
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Terrorist massacres of the kind Peshawar saw will end only when Pakistan separates religion and politics, a Pakistani academic said in comments published Friday.

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:56:19 PM

Champagne bubbles can solve world's energy needs
Tokyo, Dec 19 (IANS) Using Japan's most powerful computer, researchers have explored how the physics of champagne bubbles may help address the world's future energy needs.

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:40:04 PM

Myanmar peace talks to resume
Yangon, Dec 19 (IANS) Peace talks between the Myanmar government and ethnic leaders will resume this week despite escalating clashes in the country's Shan state, officials said Friday.

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:18:04 PM

200 Pakistani pilgrims denied entry into India
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Around 200 Pakistani pilgrims headed for a Sufi shrine in Indian Punjab have been refused entry into India, a media report said Friday.

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:16:14 PM

Indonesian president lays out reform agenda
Jakarta, Dec 19 (IANS) Indonesian President Joko Widodo has unveiled an economic agenda, which includes plans to boost domestic production, spur growth and improve the fiscal balance.

Friday, December 19, 2014 1:12:17 PM

Thailand faces worst drug situation in Asean
Bangkok, Dec 19 (IANS) Thailand faces the worst drug situation among all Asean nations and efforts to rehabilitate addicts have failed, Justice Minister Paiboon Khumchaya has said.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:44:10 PM

32 militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) At least 32 militants were killed Friday in Pakistan's Khyber Agency.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:22:05 PM

Pakistani PM, army chief meet over security
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the army chief, General Raheel Sharif, Friday at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi to discuss national security.

Friday, December 19, 2014 12:20:06 PM

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