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A Sikh girl who was allegedly abducted and forcibly converted to Islam in Pakistan has returned home to her family and the police has arrested eight people in connection with the incident, it has emerged.

Indian-Americans in Texas excited about Modi's visit Aug 31 2019

As Houston gets ready to host Indian Prime Minister Modi in a grand event at the Texas capitals landmark NRG Stadium, which is expected to be attended by 50,000 people, the Indian-American community is gearing up to show its support, the media reported.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef In 'Very Poor' Condition: Agency Aug 31 2019

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is in very poor condition because of climate change, over fishing and land clearing, a state agency said on Friday, as it downgraded the reef’s status to the lowest level, which could jeopardise its World Heritage status.

Tens Of Thousands Of Pakistanis Hold Anti-India Demonstration Over Kashmir Aug 30 2019

Cities around Pakistan came to a standstill on Friday as tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets in a government-led demonstration of solidarity with the disputed region of Kashmir, after India revoked its autonomy this month.

Ebola Death Toll In East Congo Outbreak Climbs Above 2,000 Aug 30 2019

The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems.

Signs Of New US-China Trade Talks Emerge As Increased Tariffs Loom Aug 30 2019

The United States and China gave signs on Thursday that they will resume trade talks as the two economic superpowers discussed the next round of in-person negotiations in September ahead of a looming deadline for additional U.S. tariffs.

North Korea Changes Constitution To Solidify Kim Jong Un’s Rule Aug 30 2019

North Korea’s parliament has approved changes to the country’s constitution to solidify leader Kim Jong Un’s role as head of state, official state media said on Thursday.

US Trade Associations Urge Trump To Delay Tariff Hikes Aug 29 2019

A coalition of some 160 business groups has sent a letter to US President Donald Trump, requesting him to postpone all tariff increases on Chinese goods that are scheduled to take effect later this year.

Pakistan Carries Out Training Launch Of Ballistic Missile Aug 29 2019

Pakistan’s military successfully carried out a training launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Thursday, at a time of heightened tension with neighbouring India over the disputed region of Kashmir, a spokesman said.