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Taliban signals Swat truce extension
Maulana Sufi Mohammad, who forsook militancy when he was released last year, is seeking to persuade the Taliban to lower their guns and accept the government’s offer to instate Islamic law across large tracts of the northwest, including Swat. ...  | Read.. 
Funeral blast
A suicide bomber in Dera Ismail Khan killed 30 people and wounded 85 today in an attack on a funeral procession for a Shia gunned down a day earlier in northwestern Pakistan. ...  | Read.. 
UBS pressed for 52,000 names in probe
The UBS memo was blunt: the “Swiss solution” could help affluent Americans. ...  | Read.. 
Don’t crib, eat burger: Boss
Damon Buffini, the millionaire chairman of private equity firm Permira, gave partners in his firm a dressing down and ordered them to eat burgers — after one of them comp ...  | Read.. 
NY Post sorry for cartoon
The New York Post apologised yesterday to those offended by an editorial cartoon that critics said was racist because it likened President Barack Obama to a chimpanzee ...  | Read.. 
Atlantis found on Google
A “grid of streets” on the seabed at one of the proposed locations of the lost city of Atlantis has been spotted on Google Ocean. ...  | Read.. 
A girl plays in a ball park at the Zawraa Park and Zoo in Baghdad on Friday. (AFP)
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Netanyahu to be PM again
Right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu today accepted a mandate to form Israel’s next government..  | Read.. 
If it’s Thursday, Obama must be in Ottawa
If this is Thursday, it must be Ottawa for President Barack Obama...  | Read..