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Four arrested in IOK for facilitating escape of militant

Srinagar, Feb. 8 (NT): Indian police in occupied Jammu and Kashmir arrested four people for their alleged involvement in freedom fighter Mohammed Naveed Jhatt’s escape from the busy SMHS hospital here, police said. Indian agencies alleged that Mohammed Naveed Jhatt belongs

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Air India asks to fly over Saudi Arabia on planned Israel route

FILE PHOTO – An Air India Airbus A320neo plane takes off in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau New Delhi, Jan. 8 (NT): Air India said it plans to begin direct flights to Israel and has proposed they

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Israel ‘strikes Damascus military complex’

 Damascus, Feb. 8 (NT): Israeli warplanes have fired missiles at a Syrian military position near the capital, Damascus, Syrian media report. A Syrian military statement said its air defence systems blocked most of the missiles, but gave no further details. A

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China says it is against external intervention in Maldives

Beijing, Feb. 8 (NT): China said it was against any external intervention in the political turmoil in the Maldives. The statement is apparently aimed at India because Maldives opposition leaders have been seeking Indian military intervention to preserve democracy in the

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