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‘No chance’ of coup in Pak, says Gilani

DAVOS: Prime Minister Mr Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that there was “no chance” of a military coup in Pakistan ever as all stakeholders including the army, desires democracy and stability in the country.

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Dutch government approves burqa ban

THE HAGUE: The Dutch government Friday approved a ban on face-covering clothing, such as a burqa, a niqab, a forage cap, or a full face helmet, reported Xinhua.

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US making more powerful ‘bunker-buster’ to hit Iran: report

WASHINGTON: The US military has stepped up efforts to make their largest conventional weapon, the 13.6 tonne “bunker-buster” bomb, more powerful and capable of destroying Iran’s most heavily fortified underground nuclear facilities.

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Army’s days are over in Pakistan: Imran Khan

DAVOS: Cricketer-turned-politician Mr Imran Khan, who is drawing massive crowds in his country, has declared that “army’s days are over” in Pakistan and vowed to have “best relations” with India.

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Chinese youth hire dates to please parents

BEIJING: The best gift a Chinese bachelor can take home for parents is a bride-or-bridegroom-to-be. Being pressurised to marry, many bachelors in China opted to hire women during their homecoming for the Lunar New Year.

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Aneesh Chopra, Obama’s Indian American IT head, quits

WASHINGTON: Mr Aneesh Chopra, President Mr Barack Obama’s information technology honcho, who was the highest ranking Indian American in the Obama administration, is leaving the White House, apparently to try his hand at politics.

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Pak SC issues notice to ISI and Military Intelligence chiefs

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's Supreme Court has issued notices to the heads of the ISI and the Military Intelligence besides other senior officials to explain the circumstances that led to the death of four men while allegedly in the custody of security agencies.

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