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Death toll increased to 272 due to measles which has been influencing Pakistan for the past few months.
Pakistani Health Ministry said that the disease was most pronounced in the southern Sindh and Balochistan states, noting that they initiated an accelerated vaccination campaign in order to prevent the deaths.
The vaccination campaign would be fully completed in all villages of Sindh and Balochistan by January 11, added the ministry.
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar expected to be removed from UN terror list within days
Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Council of Foreign Ministers meeting to discuss plight of Muslim minority in Myanmar
Duterte launched his broadside in response to the powerful Catholic Church mounting a campaign to stop the killings in his anti-drugs drive, which has claimed about 6,000 lives in less than seven months.
Of 10 miners trapped by the disaster, one saved and given medical treatment, but the rest die
Malaysia Airlines remains hopeful for closure over flight, which disappeared in 2014 with 239 passengers and crew on board
Last November's bombing sent 4 children to hospital, one of whom died of burns over most of her body
Khan, 51, has now been acquitted in three out of four cases filed against him for hunting rare black bucks, a native species of antelope, while shooting a film in the northwestern state of Rajasthan in 1998.
Lee Jae-Yong, 48, was tight-lipped as he left the Seoul Central District Court after a four-hour hearing, television footage showed. He declined to speak to reporters.
Ken Wyatt became Minister for Aged Care and for Indigenous Health when Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reshuffled his executive following the resignation of the health minister in an expenses scandal.
Sapae-ing established a leading Islamic school and became a folkloric figure for many Malay-Muslims in Thailand's culturally distinct far south despite being in self-exile since 2004.
Thousands of Muslims took part in the Akheri Munajat, the final prayers at the World Muslim Congregation Biswa Ijtema
Rights groups, lawyers question decision to grant bail to trio accused of sectarian killing
There is "no point in blaming economic globalisation for the world's problems", he said, saying that the process was not at the root of the Syrian refugee situation or the 2008 financial crisis.
The island's armed forces gathered in central Taiwan for annual drills that saw troops practise combat skills with tanks, attack helicopters and artillery.
Here are the key dates in the disappearance of the plane and its 239 passengers and crew.
Aunt, niece at center of presidential office corruption allegations appear in court together for first time