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Pakistan court bails man accused of masterminding Mumbai attack

A PAKISTANI court granted bail on Thursday (December 18) to a man accused of masterminding a deadly 2008 rampage through Mumbai, lawyers said.   The decision to grant bail to Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi drew quick condemnation from India and is likely to hinder attempts to patch up relations b

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Xi Jinping, Chinese President

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Imran Khan leads a rally

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Modi and Sharif with some other SAARC leaders

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Sri Lankan President Rajapakse and Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala

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The overbridge leading to the SAARC venue in Kathmandu

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