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Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf saved by minutes as bomb explodes along the route he used

Pakistani policemen inspect the site of a bomb explosion in Islamabad on April 3, 2014. ASIF SHAHZAD THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD,... (more...)

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Pakistan’s ex-president Pervez Musharraf advised to go to U.S. for medical treatment

Pakistan Ex-President Pervez Musharraf advised to get medical treatment in the United States. AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images REBECCA... (more...)

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Pervez Musharraf remains in hospital; Pakistani judges examine his medical reports

Pakistani judge examines former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s reports as the latter wants himself from court... (more...)

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Pervez Musharraf rushed to hospital with ‘heart problem’, misses another treason trial session

Former Pakistan military chief Pervez Musharraf taken to hospital for heart problems while on the way to court for treason... (more...)

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Bomb scare near former Pakistan leader Pervez Musharraf’s house delays first hearing in trial

Pakistani policemen stand guard near the residence of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf in Islamabad on December... (more...)

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Bollywood’s Salman Khan to face fresh trial in 2002 hit-and-run case

Bollywood star Salman Khan. An Indian judge on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, ordered a fresh trial against Khan on a homicide charge... (more...)

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Surrey Six murder trial: Jamie Bacon was seen running to vehicle, speeding off that deadly day

Alleged gang member Jamie Bacon is arrested at his home on April 4th, 2009. Global News screengrab. KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Judge allows use of Jamie Bacon’s name at Surrey Six murder trial

Media gather outside the British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, Sept, 30, 2013. The case dealing with... (more...)

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Surrey Six trial: Pathologist describes gunshot wounds that killed the victims

In this artist’s sketch, accused (left to right) Cory Haevischer, Matthew Johnston, and Quang Vinh Thang (Michael)... (more...)

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Homeless U.S. man unfit to undergo trial for attacking elderly Sikh with steel rod: court

File: A U.S. court has held that man homeless who attacked Sikh senior with steel rod outside temple is unfit for trial.... (more...)

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Gang raped Mumbai photojournalist faints during statement in court

Her statement is being recorded ‘in-camera’ and she will continue on Friday IANS Indian protesters rally against... (more...)

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Jury to decide whether Kelowna drug dealer Joe Verma killed Brittney Irving in cold blood

Jury to decide whether Brittney Irving (L) was killed by Joe Verma (R). RCMP handout. KELOWNA DAILY COURIER Twelve jurors... (more...)

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File photo: Indian villagers gather near the body of an elephant in a field in the northeastern state of Assam on July 8, 2013. It is believed that the elephant was electrocuted by power lines as they walked through fields of growing rice at night . STRSTRDEL/AFP/Getty Images

Four elephants die from shoddy electrical wires in Indian forest

VANCOUVER DESI A wild elephant has died after it was electrocuted when it stumbled into low hanging electrical wires in a northeastern Indian forest, according…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Six-year-old worshipped for patch of hair on his back that has grown into a tail

VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old Indian boy is being worshipped by villagers for a small patch of hair on his back that has grown into a…
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Opinion: Britain’s youngest mom — 12-year-old — isn’t a case for the midwife, it’s a case for the police

ALLISON PEARSON THE DAILY TELEGRAPH  A girl aged 12 years and three months became Britain’s youngest mother over the weekend. She was still at primary…
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Coupon Queen: How To Save Money On Your BC Hydro Bill

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI The recent 9% BC Hydro rate increase was no April Fools’ prank.  Did it motivate you to find ways to save?…
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Indian Congress Party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi gestures to supporters during a rally in New Delhi on April 6, 2014. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images

Democracy: A blessing with a touch of curse

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI  It was an irresistible sunny winter morning of 1956. Civics teacher Ras Bihari Johri invited us – the grade eleven students…
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Wicked Cricket: Vancouver Windies’ victorious third time in a row

VIDU SAHABANDU VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Windies bagged another victory on Sunday and are looking forward to a fourth to make it to the semifinals. Captain…
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TASTE INDIA: Chicken with Cashews and Mango Sauce

Indian dishes made simple with Bal Arneson’s latest cookbook featuring tasty seasoning combinations JULIAN ARMSTRONG POSTMEDIA NEWS Indian cooking has become ever more popular, thanks…
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Gallery: Weird Indian political party names and symbols

VANCOUVER DESI In a country with over 800 million eligible voters, which symbol you vote for is very important. The largest political parties have simple…
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Investors hope India elections will bring new government to break deadlock, revive growth

KAY JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MUMBAI, India — India’s stock market has hit several new highs in the last month and the once-struggling rupee has…
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Indian city bans selfies inside polling booths (w/gallery)

VANCOUVER DESI The next selfie you snap could land you in jail – for Indian voters at least. According to Indian news publication the Bangalore…
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India Elections: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi’s ‘toffee model’

IANS Agra – Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s “toffee model” of development that only…
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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

IANS Hazaribagh/Bhagalpur – BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Tuesday took a dig at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his “toffee model” jibe, and…
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India's opposition Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi greets his supporters as he arrives to address an election rally in Vaishali, outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 3, 2014. AP Photo/Saurabh Das

PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — India’s governing Congress party on Friday asked election authorities to prosecute the Hindu nationalist opposition’s prime ministerial…
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Women comprise half of Indian voters, but remain marginalized despite formidable women leaders

NIRMALA GEORGE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SARAI, India — Trudging home after a long day harvesting wheat, Veena Devi has little time for the political workers…
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