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US searches for wreckage of suspected Chinese spy balloon

Explaining the decision to shoot the balloon down, a US defence official said in a statement, that “while we took all necessary steps to protect…

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Obituary: Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan’s military ruler found himself on the front line between militant Islamists and the West.

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Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's ex-president, dies aged 79

The former president, who seized power in a coup in 1999, survived numerous assassination attempts.

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Balloon saga deflates efforts to mend US-China relations

Concerns about the balloon have derailed a vital visit to China this week by the US’s top diplomat.

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Pakistan mosque blast: Bomber used police uniform as disguise, official says

CCTV footage reveals the movements of the man who blew up a mosque on Monday.

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Spy balloon row: High-altitude spying marks new low for US-China ties

Relations between the superpowers are in limbo as America’s top diplomat postpones his trip to Beijing.

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‘Now I deliver food, but once I played football for my country’

“If we talk about India and compare men’s and women’s football, a lot of people generally don’t watch and care about women’s football at all,”…

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Pakistan blocks Wikipedia for 'blasphemous content'

The country’s internet regulator says the ban will remain in place until all material is removed.

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China balloon: US going to take care of it, says Joe Biden

The US president faces pressure to shoot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon flying across the US.

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Japan PM fires aide over derogatory LGBT remarks

Masayoshi Arai was dismissed after reportedly saying he would not want to live next to same-sex couples.

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