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WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 12, 2018, 07:02 PM(IST)

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Nawaz Sharif admits Pakistan militant group's role in Mumbai terror attacks

In an interview to a Pakistani media, ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has admitted to Pakistan's role in the 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai.

Karnataka polls 2018 live: 64% voter turnout recorded till 5 pm across state

Polling for Karnataka assembly election ends with over 64% voter turnout reported till 5 pm.

India ready to be 'sherpa' to help Nepal scale mountain of success: PM Modi

Hailing Nepal's successful journey from bullets to ballots, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that India is ready to be the "sherpa" (mountain guide) to help Nepal scale the mountain of success.

Pakistan: Defence minister gets additional portfolio of foreign affairs

Pakistan's Defence Minister, Khurram Dastagir Khan, was given the additional portfolio of foreign affairs ministry on Friday.

Trump, Kim summit in Singapore presents logistical challenges for North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's trip to Singapore for talks with US President Donald Trump poses logistical challenges that are likely to include using Soviet-era aircraft to carry him and his limousine, as well as dozens of security and other support staff.

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