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Srinagar, Jammu, Leh airports closed for civilian air traffic

Srinagar, Feb 27 (NNN_PTI) — Jammu and Leh airports were Wednesday closed for civilian air traffic shortly after an IAF…

More Than 60 People Feared Buried In Landslide At Illegal Goldmine In Indonesia’s Sulawesi

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Feb 27 (NNN-BERNAMA) – More than 60 people are feared buried in a landslide, at an illegal gold…

Measles Outbreak In Philippines Kills 203 In Less Than Two Months

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 27 (NNN-PNA) – The death toll in the measles outbreak in the Philippines has reached 203, according…

Pakistan Army Says It Shot Down Two Indian Fighter Jets, Arrested One Pilot

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb 27 (NNN-PPI) – The Pakistan army said on Wednesday its Air Force had shot down two Indian…

S. Korean Fighter Jet Crashes Into Western Waters

SEOUL, S. Korea, Feb 27 (NNN-YONHAP) – A South Korean fighter jet crashed in the country’s western waters on Wednesday…

Afghan Troops Retake Key District From Taliban Militants In S. Afghanistan

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, Feb 27 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Afghan security forces have taken complete control of Sangin district from Taliban militants,…

Belt And Road Initiative Brings New Opportunities For Nepal: Former Nepali PM

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Feb 27 (NNN-NEPALNEWS) – Former Prime Minister of Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, said, the China-proposed Belt and Road…

Indonesia says at least one killed, 60 feared buried in illegal mine landslide

Rescue workers from Indonesia’s national disaster mitigation agency BNPB work to free people trapped in the collapsed gold mine. Photo…

Pakistan Foreign Minister Speaks To Pompeo, Warns India’s “Aggressive Posture” Could Affect Afghan Peace Process

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Feb 27 (NNN-PPI) – Pakistan Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, told U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, over…

Iran, Syria Reaffirm Alliance In Assad’s Surprise Visit To Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran, Feb 27 (NNN-IRNA) – Unanticipated visit of the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, to the Iranian capital, sparked reiteration…