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Pakistani peace activist reported missing, police say

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Karachi, Pakistan A Pakistani peace activist has been reported missing over the weekend from eastern city of Lahore, police and one of his friends said on Tuesday.

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Pakistani peace activist reported missing, police say 11 Dec 2017

Karachi, Pakistan A Pakistani peace activist has been reported missing over the weekend from eastern city of Lahore, police and one of his friends said on Tuesday.

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Russia urges India to line up behind China's Belt and Road initiative 11 Dec 2017

NEW DELHI Russia threw its weight behind China's massive Belt and Road plan to build trade and transport links across Asia and beyond, suggesting to India on Monday that it find a way to work with Beijing on the signature project.

Indian police arrest French journalist for filming in Kashmir 11 Dec 2017

SRINAGAR, India An Indian court on Monday remanded in custody a French journalist for five days after he was arrested in the disputed Kashmir region for filming a documentary without permission and violating visa regulations, police said.

Nobel peace laureate group urges nuclear powers to adopt ban-the-bomb treaty 11 Dec 2017

OSLO The leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Sunday urged nuclear nations to adopt a United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons in order to prevent "the end of us".

Pakistan says over 300 Baloch separatist militants surrender 10 Dec 2017

ISLAMABAD More than 300 Baloch separatist militants have surrendered over the past few months, Pakistani government officials said, after a ceremony to mark the downing of guns and militants' return to civilian life.

Nobel peace laureate group tells U.S., North Korea to negotiate 09 Dec 2017

OSLO A survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and the leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday urged the United States and North Korea to tone down their rhetoric and negotiate together to avoid a nuclear strike.

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Special Report - How Monsanto's GM cotton sowed trouble in Africa 08 Dec 2017

BOBO-DIOULASSO, Burkina Faso In 2000, farmers in Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton grower, were desperate. Their cotton fetched top prices because its high-quality fibre lent a luxurious sheen to clothing and bedsheets. But pests – bollworms – were threatening the crop. | Video

China warns of imminent attacks by 'terrorists' in Pakistan 08 Dec 2017

BEIJING China on Friday warned its nationals in Pakistan of plans for a series of imminent "terrorist attacks" on Chinese targets there, an unusual alert as it pours funds into infrastructure projects into a country plagued by militancy.

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Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising over Trump's Jerusalem plan 08 Dec 2017

JERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as its capital. | Video