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Lankan team attack: Pak court cancels bail of prime suspect

The bail of the prime suspect in Sri Lankan cricket team attack has been cancelled.

Published: October 4, 2013 2:14:48 am

Lahore: The bail of the prime suspect,involved in the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team here in 2009,has been cancelled by a Pakistani court,overturning a provincial review board’s decision to free him. Zubair alias Naik Muhammad was named as the prime suspect in a terrorist attack at Liberty Chowk near Gadhafi Stadium in March 2009. PTI

Turkey approves mandate to send troops to Syria

ANKARA: Turkey’s parliament voted Thursday to extend by a year a mandate authorising deployment of troops to Syria if needed after the government said the possible use of chemical weapons by President Assad posed a threat to Turkey. reuters

Xi Jinping makes historic speech in Indonesia

JAKARTA: Chinese President Xi Jinping made history in Indonesia on Thursday by becoming the first foreign leader to address the democratic country’s Parliament,using the platform to call for greater co-operation with the region. PTI

Plane crashlands in Lagos,14 dead

Lagos: A plane with 20 people on board suffered engine failure Thursday shortly after takeoff in Lagos,crash-landing near an airport fuel depot and killing at least 14. PTI

Anastacia undergoes double mastectomy

Los Angeles: Singer Anastacia,with hits such as I’m Outta Love and Paid My Dues,has revealed that she underwent double mastectomy following a battle with breast cancer. The singer gave update on her condition in a statement on October 1,reported Aceshowbiz. PTI

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