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Turkey asks Pakistan to shut institutions run by Gulen
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) Turkey has asked Pakistan to shut all institutions being run by Fethullah Gulen -- the US-based cleric whom Ankara accuses of masterminding and backing the July 16 failed military coup attempt in that country, a media report said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 5:08:05 PM

10 killed in Kabul suicide blast
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) At least 10 persons were killed and several others wounded in a suicide blast in Kabul on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:54:04 PM

Turkey extends period of detention without charge
Ankara, July 23 (IANS) Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday extended the period for detaining suspects without charge to 30 days, an official statement said.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:04:06 PM

Toll rises to 72 in China rains
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) At least 72 persons were killed and 78 others are reported missing due to heavy torrential rains in north China's Hebei Province, the authorities said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 3:26:06 PM

Iran condemns Munich shooting
Tehran, July 23 (IANS) Iran on Saturday condemned the Munich shopping mall attack in which at least 10 people were killed, which police have confirmed was carried out by an 18-year-old German-Iranian teenager.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 2:30:06 PM

Nokia set to make a comeback with two smartphones
Manila, July 23 (IANS) Finnish telecommunications giant Nokia is all set to make a smartphone comeback with two new Android 7.0 Nougat devices by the end of this year, a media report said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:36:08 PM

China completes massive amphibious aircraft
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China has completed production of a huge amphibious aircraft, officials confirmed on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:18:05 PM

Japan urges not to play Pokemon Go in tourist areas
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Japanese authorities on Saturday urged visitors to stop playing augmented reality smartphone game Pokemon Go in popular tourist sites.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:56:04 AM

Pakistani model Qandeel's brother undergoes polygraph test
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) Authorities conducted polygraph and DNA tests on Pakistani social media sensation Qandeel Baloch's brother who killed the model-cum-actress for honour.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:18:04 AM

26 killed in China rains
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and 34 others were reported missing due to heavy rains and subsequent floods in China's Hebei province, authorities said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:00:04 AM

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