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Death toll in Lahore suicide attack rises to 72

Death toll in Lahore suicide attack rises to 72

March 28:The death toll in the horrific Taliban suicide bombing at a popular public park where Christians were celebrating Easter in this eastern Pakistani city rose to 72 today. A large number of people including Christians were present in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Iqbal Town area here when the blast occurred yesterday, leaving many in

Pope celebrates outdoor Easter Mass; Vatican security tight

March 28:Pope Francis is celebrating Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square, where tens of thousands of faithful are patiently enduring tight security to be near him. Police are checking the handbags and backpacks of tourists, pilgrims, Romans and journalists who are streaming toward the square for the pontiff’s traditional noontime blessing and speech on

North Korea threatens military attack on Seoul’s presidential palace

March 28:Democratic People`s Republic of North Korea has warned of military attack on Seoul`s presidential palace unless South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologises for `treason` and publicly executes officials responsible for what Pyongyangsays are plans to attack its leadership. The warning is the latest in a barrage of threats against Washington and Seoul over joint

Post-quake, cracks and holes develop in Mt Everest

March 26:The world tallest mountain, Everest, has developed several cracks and holes due to the devastating April 25, 2015 earthquake, ‘ice-fall’ doctors who are installing ropes and aluminum ladders from base camp to top of the mountain have said. These ice-fall doctors prepare the route from the base camp to the summit, paving the way

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