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 2018-12-10 09:58 

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EU court rules Britain can revoke Brexit unilaterally...

LUXEMBOURG: Europes top court ruled Monday that Britain could halt Brexit without the approval of fellow EU member states, in a victory for pro-Europeans on the eve of a key House of Commons vote. "The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the...

 2018-12-10 09:56 

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Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens' brains: study...

Researchers have found "different patterns" in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from the $300 million National Insti...

 2018-12-10 09:50 

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Shahid Kapoor clarifies he is not suffering from stomach cancer...

Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor on Monday dismissed rumours claiming he is suffering from stomach cancer via twitter. In his tweet, he clarified that he's totally fine and said to his fans not to believe random stuff. Guys I'm totally fine pl don...

 2018-12-10 08:55 

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Three labourers suffocate to death in Karachi...

KARACHI: Three labourers died after fumes from a power generator left running overnight at a factory in Karachi on Monday, the police officials reported. According to details, the labourers used to work at computerised printing of fabric designs factory i...

 2018-12-10 08:45 

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Kohli savours 'very special' victory over Australia...

ADELAIDE: Virat Kohli said Monday it was "very special" to captain India to their first Test win in Australia for a decade and gave his side crucial momentum in their bid for a maiden series victory. The visitors won a tightly-contested opening Te...

 2018-12-10 08:39 

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Pakistan needs to decriminalize suicide...

Every 40 seconds a person in the world dies by suicide. According to the World Health Organization, 800,000 people die due to suicide every year. For every person who ends his/her life by committing suicide, there are 20 people who attempt to take their l...

 2018-12-10 08:22 

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ISPR announces reshuffle in military's top ranks...

ISLAMABAD: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan Army's media wing, on Monday announced a reshuffle in the military's top ranks. According to details, Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan has been appointed Corps Commander Lahore while Li...

 2018-12-10 07:40 

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Societies are formed on the basis of justice, says CJP...

QUETTA: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Monday stated justice is crucial part of all societies during a ceremony at Supreme Court (SC) Registry in Quetta. According to details, the CJP inaugurated the newly constructed building at SC Re...

 2018-12-10 07:10 

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India clinch first Test nail-biter to end 10-year win drought in Australia...

ADELAIDE: India won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade Monday, bowling out the home side in a nail-biting finale to clinch the opening match of the series at Adelaide Oval with Rishabh Pant equalling a world-record along the way. The hosts we...

 2018-12-10 07:07 

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Six drown as passenger bus falls into canal near Taunsa...

TAUNSA SHARIF: Six people drowned when a passenger bus fell into the Chashma Right Bank canal near Headsuba on Monday, rescue sources told media. According to details, as many as 20 people were present in the bus when the incident happened near Taunsa Sha...

 2018-12-10 06:41 

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Pakistan's charity-oriented governance — II...

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar returned Pakistan on 29 November 2018 after completing his nine-days long visit to United Kingdom. Fundraising for Diamer Bhasha dam was the core purpose of his visit and Chief Justice of Pakistan participated in...

 2018-12-10 05:56 

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Campaigning underway in Bangladesh polls amid opposition arrests...

There is no opposition candidate for prime minister, hundreds of people have been arrested and incumbent premier Sheikh Hasina stands accused of ignoring democratic checks on her power, but Bangladesh began campaigning Monday for a year-end election. More...

 2018-12-10 05:51 

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Macron to meet unions, address nation seeking to end 'yellow vest' crisis...

President Emmanuel Macron will address the nation on the "yellow vest" crisis Monday and meet trade unionists and business leaders in search of a way to end the protests that have rocked France. The president will speak to the French people at 8:0...

 2018-12-10 05:49 

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Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict...

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, an IS sex slave survivor, will be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize Monday, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war. Mukwege, dubbed "Doctor Miracle" for his ...

 2018-12-10 05:45 

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Liverpool turn to Salah to summon Gerrard's spirit for Napoli showdown...

Liverpool must again rely on fortress Anfield to inflict Napoli's first Champions League defeat of the season if they are to avoid the disappointment of a group stage exit just over six months since appearing in last season's final. The five-time ...

 2018-12-10 05:33 

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PM Imran will chair federal cabinet meeting today...

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad on Monday. According to details, the PM will review performance of all federal ministries, divisions and advisers over the past three months and receive b...

 2018-12-10 05:21 

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Indian tycoon Mallya to find out extradition fate...

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya will appear in a London court on Monday to find out whether he will be extradited to his homeland, where he is accused of fraud. Mallya, chairman of the UB Group drinks conglomerate and chief executive of the Force India Formula...

 2018-12-10 05:19 

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Marsh and Head fall as India close on Australia Test win...

ADELAIDE: India grabbed the key wickets of Shaun Marsh and Travis Head as they inched towards their first Test win on Australian soil in a decade Monday, with the home team battling to stay in the game. The hosts are chasing target of 323, a score never b...

 2018-12-10 00:00 

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NAB will continue its work despite propaganda...

ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal has said that death sentences over corruption may cut Pakistan's population by half, a private TV channel reported on Sunday. Addressing a ceremony at the President House...

 2018-12-09 23:58 

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Govt to protect and promote business, investment: Imran...

KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday said the government had come up with a positive mindset to protect and promote the business and investment besides bringing stability in the market. In a meeting with a delegation of the office bearers and brokers...

 2018-12-09 23:55 

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Indian troops kill three Kashmiris...

Indian troops killed three Kashmiri youth in the outskirts of occupied Kashmir's main city, ending a nearly 18-hour-long gunbattle, officials said on Sunday. Indian paramilitary spokesman Sanjay Sharma said the three fighters were killed on Sunday in ...

 2018-12-09 23:53 

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Saudi Arabia increases pilgrim quota by 5,000...

Saudi Arabia increased quota of Pakistani pilgrims for next year's Hajj by 5,000, according to a spokesman of Ministry of Religious Affairs. Reportedly an agreement was signed in this regard by Minister of Religious Affairs Pir Noor ul Haq Qadri and h...

 2018-12-09 23:43 

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Corruption biggest impediment to development, says president...

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Sunday while terming the corruption as the biggest impediment in national development urged the anti-corruption institutions to plug the financial leakages to execute the dream of a 'Naya Pakistan'. Addressing a s...

 2018-12-09 23:43 

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Paris cleans up as Macron prepares response to yellow vests...

Workers in Paris swept up broken glass and towed away burnt-out cars on Sunday after the latest violent "yellow vest" protest while the government announced that President Emmanuel Macron would address the nation in the next few days. On Saturday,...

 2018-12-09 23:39 

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For Palestinian children in Gaza, an education in conflict...

When Mazen Al-Dalo took two of his young sons to see the Palestinian protests against Israel's decade-old blockade of Gaza, he knew it could be dangerous. Rock-throwing demonstrators were being shot by Israeli soldiers, and armored Israeli jeeps were ...

 2018-12-09 23:37 

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Pakistan Navy celebrates 'Hangor Day'...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy on Sunday celebrated the 'Hangor Day' which is reminiscent of unmatched courage and unwavering commitment of Pakistan Navy's submarine Hangor on December 9 during the 1971 war. In order to commemorate the 47th Hangor D...

 2018-12-09 23:34 

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World cannot afford to ignore violations of human rights: Bilawal...

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Sunday said the international community cannot afford to ignore violations of human rights anywhere in the world, and urged upon the world to play its role in protecting inalienable rights ...

 2018-12-09 23:31 

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CJP seeks report on murder of woman, daughter in Jahania...

The Supreme Court on Sunday summoned a report from top police officer of the Punjab on the killing of a mother and her daughter, who were gunned down by opponents in court premises of Jahania, a periphery area of Multan. Taj Bibi,55, her daughter Asma Bib...

 2018-12-09 23:27 

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NAB summons Bilawal, Zardari on December 13...

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and former president Asif Ali Zardari on December 13, a private TV channel reported. According to NAB spokesperson Nawazish Ali Asim, t...

 2018-12-09 23:24 

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Dark clouds of dictatorship are looming: PPP...

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah Sunday warned the government against running its affairs through an ordinance and said that it seems from the prime minister's statements that the 'dark clouds of dictatorship' are loomin...

 2018-12-09 23:23 

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Stockbrokers meet PM, demand cut in taxes on equity market...

A delegation of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) led by its Chairman Sulaiman S Mehdi met Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Governor House in Karachi on Sunday. PSX board members and businessmen, including Aqeel Karim Dhehdi, Arif Habib and Basheer Jan Mo...

 2018-12-09 23:15 

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India close in on victory after Australia wobble...

ADELAIDE: Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and paceman Mohammed Shami combined to tear through Australia's top order and bring India within six wickets of victory on day four of the series-opening Test on Sunday. Shaun Marsh (31 not out) and Travis Head (1...

 2018-12-09 22:45 

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Imran-led govt to launch new sports channel in 2019...

What comes to your mind when someone mentions "Pak Media"? TV screens flashing breaking news, reports of terror activities, shouting and screaming news readers and reporters, fallacious pronunciations, heartbreaking news stories of devastation and...

 2018-12-09 22:44 

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Newspapers help 'fuel racism', says Manchester City's Sterling...

LONDON: Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling believes newspapers are helping "fuel racism" and "aggressive behaviour" with their portrayal of young black players. The 24-year-old made the comments in an Instagram post on Sunday, a day a...

 2018-12-09 22:44 

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Afghanistan suspends officials after women's football team abuse probe...

KABUL: Afghanistan's Attorney General has suspended the head of the Afghan Football Federation after a probe into allegations of sexual abuse of members of the national women's football team, a spokesman for the attorney general said on Sunday. Pr...

 2018-12-09 22:43 

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Japanese teen Kihira wins Figure Skating Grand Prix final...

VANCOUVER: Japanese 16-year-old Rika Kihira clinched victory at the figure skating Grand Prix final in Canada on Saturday, capping off a brilliant debut season on the international circuit. She took a big lead into Saturday's free skate in Vancouver a...

 2018-12-09 22:43 

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Top swimmers challenge FINA with lawsuit...

NEW YORK: Three world-class swimmers have filed a lawsuit in the United States, challenging what they allege is the monopoly world governing body FINA has over the control of international competitions. The lawsuit, brought on behalf of three-times Olympi...

 2018-12-09 22:42 

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Australia urges Thailand to release refugee footballer...

MELBOURNE: Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne has urged Thai authorities on Sunday to release a footballer who holds a refugee status in Australia and who has been detained in Bangkok since late November. Hakeem AlAraibi, a former member of Bah...

 2018-12-09 22:26 

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At scene of South Sudan mass rape, 'no one could hear me'...

Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were bound, dragged into the bush and raped by four men with guns. "My body hasn't been the same since," the 18-yea...

 2018-12-09 22:23 

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Last anti-polio drive of the year kicks off today in tribal districts of KP...

PESHAWAR: A three-day oral polio vaccination (OPV) campaign is scheduled to begin in tribal districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today. The anti-polio campaign will continue from today (Monday) and last till Wednesday, under the supervision and security provid...

 2018-12-09 22:22 

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Scholars vow to eradicate terrorism, extremism and sectarian violence...

Gujranwala: Leadership of political and religious organisations vowed to carry out joint struggle to annihilate menace of terrorism, extremism and sectarian violence. A Joint Declaration issued at the Seerat-e-Rehmat-ul-Alameen Conference also stated that...

 2018-12-09 22:20 

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Hunger, lice, filth: Moroccan camp shows migrant challenges...

As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery, lice and filth. These sub-Saharan Africans who dream of going to Europe are a symbol of t...

 2018-12-09 21:46 

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Bahrain criticises Qatar emir for not attending Gulf Arab summit...

Bahrain's foreign minister criticized Qatar's emir on Sunday for not attending a Gulf Arab summit in Saudi Arabia, an absence that suggests a rift between Doha and three Gulf Arab states is unlikely to be resolved soon. Qatar sent its state minist...

 2018-12-09 21:44 

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Italian police question witnesses in deadly disco stampede...

Italian police are questioning more witnesses to find who sprayed an irritant, triggering a deadly stampede in an overcrowded disco in a town near the Adriatic port of Ancona. Police Col. Cristian Carrozza of the Ancona Carabinieri on Sunday declined to c...

 2018-12-09 21:43 

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'At least 7 officials killed in Sudan helicopter crash'...

At least seven local government officials were killed in a helicopter crash in Sudan's eastern al-Qadarif state on Sunday, state news agency SUNA reported. The state's governor and three security officials were among the dead. A number of people w...

 2018-12-09 21:36 

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Reclaiming our lost treasures...

There is a treasure waiting to be discovered. A map and a compass guides our heroes as they set foot on a forbidden island, traverse through snow and dirt, sail through monstrous ocean waves, and slay dragons. As they inch closer to their eureka moment th...

 2018-12-09 21:33 

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Resolving Kashmir: myth and reality...

Prime Minister Imran Khan has recently said that Pakistan is looking at two or three different options to resolve the Kashmir issue. The news came after he had laid the foundation stones of the corridor project at Kartarpur on Nov 28 for Sikh pilgrims, a ...

 2018-12-09 21:31 

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The (over) optimism in Pakistan-India ties...

In recent developments, despite the presence of Indian officials at the groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor, India has once again ruled out the possibility of resumption of dialogue and participation in SAARC Summit. Indian belligerence over the...

 2018-12-09 21:29 

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PM needs to prioritise handling of challenges confronting Pakistan...

On August18 2018, it was a dream comes true for newly sworn in PM Imran Khan who had struggled for 22 long years to form a Government in Pakistan with the highest pledge to deliver justice as per the name of his political party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. ...

 2018-12-09 21:22 

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It's time Pakistan MPs cared for the masses...

From the common man's point of view, at least, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's political dilemma mirrors his economic problems. Let's start with the latest needless storm he's managed to kick up. The opposition is all corrupt, natural...

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