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Two police officers have been sacked after an inquiry found their claim to be the first Indian couple to climb Everest was fake, BBC reported.
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Pakistan's ruling party named senior lawmaker Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as successor to the deposed prime minister on Saturday, a day after the Supreme Court removed Nawaz Sharif from office for concealing assets, AP said in its report.
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Nawaz Sharif has resigned as prime minister of Pakistan following a decision by the country's Supreme Court to disqualify him from office, reported BBC.
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Pakistan's Supreme Court has dis qualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from from holding public office over corruption case on Friday, reported BBC.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar resigned from the post on Wednesday citing irreconcilable differences with ally RJD on the issue of corruption charges against his deputy Tejashwi Yadav.
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A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake in the Aegean Sea has killed at least two people on the Greek island of Kos, reported BBC.
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A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey and US Pacific Tsumani Centre said.
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At least 123 people were killed when an oil tanker burst into flames in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, BBC reported quoting local officials.
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At least 20 people died and more than 50 others were injured when a car bomb exploded outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, according to Reuters.
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A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, according to Associated Press.
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Death toll in London tower block fire has climbed to 30 after 13 more succumbed to injuries during the course of treatment on Friday, according to Reuters.
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