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India considers action against Pakistan after suicide attack

Today 08:58 GMT

India was weighing its options for retaliation against Pakistan after a Kashmir terror attack killed over 40 Indian paramilitaries.

Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Pakistan has rejected India's accusations in the wake of the attack. Speaking at the sidelines of Munich Security Conference on Saturday, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said he was disappointed by India's "knee-jerk reaction" without proper investigation.

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Dozens killed in central Nigeria ahead of presidential election

Saturday 20:55 GMT

At least 66 bodies were found, likely killed in sectarian clashes, in Nigeria's central Kaduna state on Friday, the eve of the country's national elections.

In Kaduna and neighboring regions, tensions often flare up over land and water rights, and these tensions can often break down along ethnic or religious lines.

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Why Kashmir attack could spark a military confrontation in South Asia

Saturday 18:09 GMT

Toqeer Gilani, the president of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, also conceded that the latest Kashmir bombing was "damaging" for the "freedom movement" in the Himalayan region. "The assault would not bring any sympathy from the international community for the Kashmir plight.

It was not the first time that the Islamist group allegedly perpetrated an attack in the Indian part of Kashmir, although the Thursday assault was the deadliest in the disputed region.

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Nigeria postpones presidential, parliamentary elections

Today 02:23 GMT

Just hours before polls were scheduled to open, Nigeria's electoral commission on Saturday postponed presidential and parliamentary elections for one week.

He added that the commission has decided to reschedule the presidential and National Assembly elections to February 23. . "This was a difficult decision to take but necessary for successful delivery of the elections and the consolidation of our democracy," Mahmood Yakubu said.

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B.C. couple seriously injured in acid attack during vacation in Vietnam

Today 08:59 GMT

A B.C. couple is recovering in hospital after suffering serious burns in what they have described as a random and unprovoked acid attack while vacationing in Vietnam.

Tammy Nguyen said she and her boyfriend, Tom Vo, were on their way to a celebratory Lunar New Year dinner in Quang Ngai, Vietnam on Feb. 9 when they were attacked by two strangers on a motorbike. According to Nguyen, the men threw acid at them before approaching them with a knife and slashing her boyfriend’s legs.

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China closes Everest base camp to tourists

Saturday 13:35 GMT

The Chinese base camp, located in Tibet, is popular as it is accessible by car - whereas the Nepalese camp can only be reached by a hike of almost two weeks.

On Chinese social media, claims have spread in recent days that its base camp will be permanently closed to tourists - but Xinhua cited officials denying that. In January, authorities announced that they would limit the number of climbing permits each year to 300.

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French 'yellow vest' boxer convicted

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Monday 00:34 GMT
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Why California's bullet train remains a distant dream

Saturday 11:44 GMT
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Bitcoin prices on track for three-day skid

Wednesday 20:00 GMT
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We ignored the evidence linking cigarettes to cancer, let's not do that with vaping

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China closes Everest base camp to tourists

Saturday 13:35 GMT
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B.C. couple seriously injured in acid attack during vacation in Vietnam

Today 08:59 GMT
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Nigeria postpones presidential, parliamentary elections

Today 02:23 GMT
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Why Kashmir attack could spark a military confrontation in South Asia

Saturday 18:09 GMT
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Dozens killed in central Nigeria ahead of presidential election

Saturday 20:55 GMT
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India considers action against Pakistan after suicide attack

Today 08:58 GMT
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Nigeria elections postponed for a week

Today 02:23 GMT

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