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4 women shot dead by terrorists in Pakistan

Islamabad, Feb 22 : Four women were shot dead by terrorists in Pakistan's North Waziristan district, police said on Monday. The North Waziristan police said in a statement that unidentified gunmen fired at a vehicle carrying the women near…

53 abducted passengers released in Nigeria

Lagos, Feb 22 : Governor of Nigeria's central-north Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello has said that the state government managed to secure the release of all the 53 passengers abducted by gunmen on February 14 at Kundu village. The incident…

Tokyo stocks close higher on bargain hunting

Tokyo, Feb 22 : Tokyo stocks closed higher on Monday, bringing an end to a three-day losing streak, as investors picked up bargains following the market's recent decline, with the risk appetite towards high-tech issues improving on hopes…

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Prince Charles visits father in hospital London, Feb 21: Britain's Prince Charles was driven to the London hospital where his father, Prince Philip, was admitted for ‘precautionary’ reasons earlier in the week and spent half an hour by his…