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India, US vow to fight terror, boost economic cooperation (Roundup) (05:06)
Washington, June 27 (IANS) India and the US on Monday reiterated their commitment to cooperate in the fight against international terrorism even as the two sides agreed to boost economic cooperation following the first ever meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump.

Linking CPEC with BCIM will benefit people: China (19:02)
By Gaurav Sharma
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Brushing aside India's concerns, China on Monday stressed the need to link the controversial CPEC with the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Corridor.

Nepal to shift to smart driving licences (18:34)
Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Nepal is moving forward to replace around two million paper-based driving licences with smart driving licences within a year, an official said.

Taliban gaining battlefield strength despite infighting (18:14)
Kabul, June 26 (IANS) News of Mullah Omar's death, the man who founded the Taliban, led to the beginning of internal rifts in the group, raising several questions in Afghanistan.

Afghan saffron growers call for larger export market (18:06)
Herat (Afghanistan), June 26 (IANS) Saffron growers in war-torn Afghanistan are hoping for expanded export markets for their harvest, amid higher yields but lower prices, business leaders in the industry said.

China mum over stopping Indian pilgrims to Kailash Mansarovar (14:46)
By Gaurav Sharma IANS Photo Service
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) China on Monday refused to tell why it had stopped a group of Indian pilgrims from travelling to Kailash Mansarovar, saying the foreign ministries of both countries are in touch over the issue.

Pakistan marks sombre Eid after tanker blaze, terror attacks (14:42) IANS Photo Service
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday began Eid celebrations on a grim note amid tight security a day after the deadly oil tanker fire and last week's terrorist attacks.

'India-Afghanistan air corridor reflects New Delhi's stubborn thinking' (Lead, correcting para 2) (13:40)
By Gaurav Sharma
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Bypassing Pakistan in a direct air corridor with Afghanistan reflects India's "stubborn geopolitical thinking" and its opposition to Beijing's connectivity project, a Chinese daily has said.

Bangladesh celebrates Eid (13:34) IANS Photo Service
Dhaka, June 26 (IANS) Bangladesh on Monday celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with religious fervour amid tight security, marking the end of Ramadan.

'India-Afghanistan air corridor reflects New Delhi's stubborn thinking' (11:48)
By Gaurav Sharma
Beijing, June 26 (IANS) Bypassing Pakistan in a direct air corridor with Afghanistan reflects India's "stubborn geopolitical thinking" and its opposition to Beijing's connectivity project, a Chinese daily has said.

Pakistan tanker blast toll reaches 154 (10:12) IANS Photo Service
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) The death toll from the horrific oil tanker explosion in Pakistan's Punjab province has increased to 154, the media reported on Monday.

UN chief condoles loss of lives in Pakistan tanker blast (07:48) IANS Photo Service
United Nations, June 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is saddened by the large number of deaths and injuries following the explosion of an oil tanker in Pakistan, said his spokesperson.

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to maintain peace (02:42) IANS Photo Service
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) China, Pakistan and Afghanistan are committed to maintaining regional peace and stability, enhancing regional connectivity and economic cooperation and promoting shared security and development, a joint statement said.

Sharif cuts short London trip after oil tanker blast (01:04) IANS Photo Service
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cut short his London trip over the oil tanker fire incident that killed at least 140 people and injured over 100 others in Punjab province, the Prime Minister's Office said.

Kabul warns insurgents to join peace efforts (Lead) (16:36) IANS Photo Service
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) The President of Afghanistan called on insurgents on Sunday to give up arms and join the ongoing peace process initiated by Kabul.

Afghan President urges Taliban to join peace process (14:22) IANS Photo Service
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Sunday again urged the Taliban militants to give up fighting and join the peace and reconciliation process.

10 policemen killed in Afghanistan (14:16)
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) Ten policemen were killed and four others injured on Sunday when Taliban militants attacked a checkpost in Afghanistan's Herat province.

Tanker blast kills 140 in Pakistan (Second Lead) (12:44) IANS Photo Service
Lahore, June 25 (IANS) At least 140 people have been burnt alive and dozens of others injured after an overturned oil tanker caught fire and exploded near Bahawalpur city in Pakistan's Punjab province, the media reported.

123 killed in Pakistan tanker blast (Lead) (10:18) IANS Photo Service
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 123 people were killed when an oil tanker exploded after it overturned in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday morning, police said.

100 killed in Pakistan oil tanker fire (10:10) IANS Photo Service
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) At least 100 people were killed when an oil tanker caught fire after it overturned in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday morning, police said.

China urges Pakistan, Afghanistan to improve ties (08:52) IANS Photo Service
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged Pakistan and Afghanistan to improve ties as tensions between the two nations were not conducive to their stability and development as well as regional cooperation

Toll in Pakistan twin bombings reach 67 (08:38)
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) The toll in the twin blasts that hit a market in Pakistan's Parachinar city has increased to 67, the media reported.

China, Afghanistan to strengthen anti-terror cooperation (08:38) IANS Photo Service
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) China and Afghanistan have pledged to enhance cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

Death toll in Pakistan bombings rises to 63 (15:48) IANS Photo Service
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The death toll in Friday's blasts targeting civilians and security personnel in Quetta and Parachinar areas of Pakistan has risen to 63, with nine people injured in the twin Parachinar blasts succumbing to their injuries overnight, local media reported.

Sri Lankan doctors call off nationwide strike (14:36)
Colombo, June 24 (IANS) Sri Lankan doctors on Saturday called off an island-wide strike following three days of successful talks with President Maithripala Sirisena.

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