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Pakistan bans Indian films in retaliatory step

Pakistan bans Indian films in retaliatory step

Indian films have been banned in cinemas across Pakistan as tension between the South Asian neighbours spills over into the arts  industry. The retaliation comes after a ban was placed by…

Russia ‘deploys more jets’ as Syria fighting rages

Russia ‘deploys more jets’ as Syria fighting rages

Russia is reportedly sending more fighter jets to Syria to ramp up its one-year air campaign in the country, as fierce fighting around the city of Aleppo intensified and diplomatic…

Ban Ki-moon offers to mediate over Kashmir tensions

Ban Ki-moon offers to mediate over Kashmir tensions

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has offered to act as mediator between India and Pakistan amid rising tensions over the disputed region of Kashmir. The nuclear-armed neighbours traded gunfire on Saturday in…

Syria’s war : ‘Civilians killed’ in Aleppo fighting

Syria’s war : ‘Civilians killed’ in Aleppo fighting

At least 23 civilians have been killed in a single day in tit-for-tat attacks by government forces, Russia and anti-government fighters in Syria’s Aleppo, according to a monitoring group. Air strikes…