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 2018-01-16 07:55 

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Nawaz terms cases against him as 'flop movie with heavy publicity'...

ISLAMABAD: Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has on Tuesday termed the cases against him as a 'flop movie with heavy publicity', reported Daily Times. Talking to media after appearing before the accountability court, Nawaz said that he had been s...

 2018-01-16 07:50 

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Balochistan: Five security personnel martyred in gun attack...

LAHORE: Five troops of paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) were martyred and six other injured as militants ambushed their vehicles in Shapok area in Balochistan's Kech district on Monday evening. According to media reports, unidentified armed men opened...

 2018-01-16 06:32 

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Father of three rape victims demands justice from COAS...

LAHORE: Father of three rape victims demanded justice from chief of army staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa. "We have been sitting here for the last three months and no one has even come here to ask these three daughters of Pakistan what happened to them...

 2018-01-16 06:18 

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VIDEO Pervaiz Rashid blasts Nisar outside court...

ISLAMABAD: Senior Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Pervaiz Rashid was livid with former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar over his remarks. As he talked to media, Rashid reminded Nisar, who had previously stated that Rashid couldn't contest ...

 2018-01-16 04:59 

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Indian Army Chief's "unconstructive" comments will hurt peace: China...

LAHORE: China on Monday expressed anger over Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat's remarks, warning that such "unconstructive" comments would hurt peace and tranquillity in the border area. "During the past one year, relations between Ch...

 2018-01-16 04:43 

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Trump denies he's a racist as Americans honor King...

Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported slur. The denial late Sunday came three days after Trump was quoted as c...

 2018-01-16 04:38 

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Early periods, menopause linked to heart disease: study...

Women who started menstruating at the age of 11 or younger, or entered menopause before 47, face a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a study published Tuesday. Miscarriage, stillbirth, undergoing a hysterectomy, and bearing children at...

 2018-01-16 04:31 

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Graft case: Former PM Nawaz, family appear before accountability court...

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, along with his family, on Tuesday appeared before the accountability court to attend the hearing against them. Several PML-N leaders including Marriyum Aurangzeb, Talal Chaudhry, and Pervez Rashid reached the co...

 2018-01-16 04:19 

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Scandals overshadow pope's meetings in Chile...

Pope Francis will hold a closely watched meeting with members of Chile's under-fire clergy on Tuesday, the first full day of his visit to a country whose Church is beset by sex abuse scandals. He arrived in Santiago Monday night and was received by le...

 2018-01-16 01:13 

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Pakistan's bid to salvage pride against red-hot New Zealand...

HAMILTON: Jonathan Swift may have died nearly 300 years ago, but watching Pakistan over the last few months makes you believe one of his creations at least still alive and well. When they were thrashing Sri Lanka from game to game in October 2017, they lo...

 2018-01-16 01:11 

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Kohli shines but South Africa on top in second Test...

PRETORIA: India captain Virat Kohli blazed a magnificent century, but South Africa hold the upper hand as they reached 90 for two in their second innings on a difficult wicket after rain and then bad light curtailed day three of the second Test on Monday....

 2018-01-16 01:09 

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Former skipper Younus urges Sarfraz to improve 'personal form'...

KARACHI: Batting legend Younus Khan has urged incumbent national team captain Sarfraz Ahmed to improve his personal form, reminding the wicketkeeper-batsman that he will not be able to live off his team's Champions Trophy triumph forever. Sarfraz had ...

 2018-01-16 01:09 

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Army defend National Basketball Championship title...

LAHORE: Pakistan Army successfully defended their title after defeating archrivals Pakistan WAPDA 71-45 in the final of the National Basketball Championship that concluded at the Sports Board Punjab Courts here on Monday. It was a hotly contested final be...

 2018-01-16 01:08 

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England's Stokes charged with affray...

LONDON: England cricketer Ben Stokes has been charged with affray following an incident in the city of Bristol last September, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said on Monday. Stokes, 26, and two other men are due to appear before Bristol Magistrates&#...

 2018-01-16 01:03 

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Shakib, Tamim help Bangladesh brush aside Zimbabwe...

DHAKA: After a see-saw 2017, Bangladesh ushered in 2018 with an eight-wicket win over Zimbabwe, in the first match of the tri-series also involving Sri Lanka here on Monday. After the bowlers, led by Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman, bowled out Zimba...

 2018-01-16 00:57 

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PHF aims three-nation event to prepare for packed 2018...

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) plans to kick-off 2018 with hosting a three-nation tournament in Oman next month to prepare the national side for this year's packed up calendar which is set to witness the Commonwealth Games, Asian Game...

 2018-01-16 00:56 

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'No excuses' Coach Arthur hopeful of better results in remaining games...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan cricket's head coach Mickey Arthur has refused to be demotivated by his team's dismal performance in the ODI series against New Zealand so far. Speaking to media during a team practice session in Hamilton on Monday, Arthur said...

 2018-01-16 00:42 

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Liverpool end Manchester City's unbeaten run in seven-goal thriller...

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool scored three times in nine minutes on the way to a dramatic 4-3 win over Manchester City on Sunday which ended the Premier League leaders' unbeaten start to the season. Liverpool struck after less than 10 minutes when Alex Oxlade-...

 2018-01-16 00:32 

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No problems for Nadal as Venus leads seeds out of Australian Open...

MELBOURNE: Rafael Nadal dispelled any injury worries to storm into the Australian Open second round Monday as Venus Williams led a slew of seeds out of the tournament in a dark day for American players. The Spanish world number one was hampered by a knee ...

 2018-01-16 00:30 

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Djokovic in action on day of returns in Melbourne...

MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic is finally back in action on day two of the Australian Open on Tuesday (today), returning to the venue of his greatest grand slam success, hoping his elbow will hold up after keeping him on the sidelines for six months. Six times...

 2018-01-16 00:29 

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French referee suspended for kicking out at player...

PARIS: Referee Tony Chapron has been provisionally suspended after he appeared to kick out at Nantes player Diego Carlos in Sunday's French Ligue 1 game against Paris St Germain. During stoppage-time, Chapron bumped into Carlos and fell over with TV f...

 2018-01-16 00:28 

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Barcelona's Dembele suffers another hamstring injury...

MADRID: Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has suffered another hamstring injury and will be out of action for between three and four weeks, the La Liga leaders said on Monday. The French winger, signed last year from Borussia Dortmund for a fee which coul...

 2018-01-16 00:24 

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PSG extend Ligue 1 lead with 1-0 win at Nantes...

PARIS: Paris St Germain's march towards a fifth Ligue 1 title in six years continued on Sunday when Angel Di Maria gave them a 1-0 victory at Nantes to extend their lead to 11 points. Argentine winger Di Maria scored before the break to lift PSG, who ...

 2018-01-16 00:23 

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Suarez inspires stunning Barcelona comeback at Real Sociedad...

MADRID: Luis Suarez inspired a spectacular Barcelona comeback which saw them recover from two goals down to beat Real Sociedad 4-2 at Anoeta on Sunday. Willian Jose sent the hosts ahead in the 11th minute and Juanmi added a second goal in the 34th at a gr...

 2018-01-16 00:22 

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Barcelona midfielder Turan joins Turkish leaders on loan...

ANKARA: Turkish league leaders Istanbul Basaksehir have signed midfielder Arda Turan on a two-and-a-half season loan deal from Barcelona, the club announced in a news conference on Monday. The Turkey international would be paid 2 million euros (1.8 millio...

 2018-01-16 00:22 

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Indonesia's Asian Games preparation gets OCA approval...

JAKARTA: Indonesia's preparations for this year's Asian Games received a thumbs-up from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) on Monday following a two-day inspection of facilities for the first staging of the event across two cities. The OCA Coordina...

 2018-01-16 00:21 

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Wales names Giggs as manager on four-year deal...

LONDON: Wales has appointed former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs as their manager on a four-year contract, the Football Association of Wales (FAW) announced on Monday. The 44-year-old takes over from Chris Coleman, who led Wales to the Euro 2016 sem...

 2018-01-15 23:54 

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Sufi Muhammad walks free after eight years in jail...

PESHAWAR: Chief of banned Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) Maulana Sufi Muhammad was released from jail eight years after his arrest and subsequent imprisonment in 2009 for hate speeches against the government. The Peshawar High Court had order...

 2018-01-15 23:49 

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SC orders demolition of illegal buildings in Murree within 5 days...

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Rawalpindi to demolish all illegal constructions in Murree within five dayswithout taking any influence from any quarters. A three-member Supreme Court bench comprising Chief Jus...

 2018-01-15 23:47 

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Islamabad IG renews pledge to purge police of corrupt officers...

ISLAMABAD: Renewing the commitment to root out the menace of corruption and make capital police a corruption-free force, Islamabad Police Inspector General (IG) Sultan Azam Temuri has said that no one within the department will be allowed to do any kind o...

 2018-01-15 23:44 

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IHC declares transfer of FIR against ex-CIA station chief illegal...

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday restored the first information report (FIR) against former Central Investigation Agency (CIA) station chief Jonathan Banks and legal adviser John A Rizzo, while declaring the transfer of the said FIR to ...

 2018-01-15 23:43 

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CDWP approves eight higher education projects worth Rs 28.87bn...

ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved eight projects of the higher education sectors worth Rs 28.872 billion for providing scholarships and strengthening of infrastructure and other facilities. A mega project worth Rs 20.904...

 2018-01-15 23:39 

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Lok Virsa dedicates its boardroom to legendary folk artist Hani Baloch...

ISLAMABAD: In a befitting tribute to one of the Baloch folk artists, the Lok Virsa on Monday named a recently renovated boardroom after singer Hani Baloch, to acknowledge her contribution to Baloch folk music. According to the background information provi...

 2018-01-15 23:38 

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Indian army chief's statement condemnable, says PPP...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Senator Sehar Kamran (TI) has strongly condemned the reckless comments made by Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat stating, "We (India) are not going to say we cannot cross the border because they (Pakistan) have...

 2018-01-15 23:35 

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EU to remove Panama, Korea, UAE, 5 others from tax haven blacklist...

BRUSSELS: European Union officials have proposed removing eight jurisdictions from the blacklist of tax havens the bloc adopted in December, in what critics may see as a blow to its campaign against tax avoidance. EU states decided last month to draw up t...

 2018-01-15 23:35 

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Air University proposes China-Pakistan health corridor...

ISLAMABAD: Air University Vice Chancellor Faaiz Amir has said that the Belt and Road Initiative brings lots of opportunities and connectivity in the fields of healthcare and life sciences. He was addressing the inaugural session of a two-day international...

 2018-01-15 23:22 

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4 soldiers martyred in Indian firing at LoC...

ISLAMABAD: Four Pakistan Army soldiers were martyred on Thursday as Indian security forces resorted to unprovoked shelling across the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir's, according to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations...

 2018-01-15 22:52 

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Five security men martyred in Turbat gun attack...

QUETTA: At least five security personnel lost their lives and six others were injured when a vehicle carrying them turned over after being ambushed in Balochistan's Kech district on Monday. A district administration official told a private news channe...

 2018-01-15 22:15 

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Protest on The Mall will result in Shehbaz's ouster: Zardari...

LAHORE: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has said that Wednesday's rally on The Mall will oust Shehbaz Sharif as the rule of Sharifs is taking its last breaths. Asif Ali Zardari arrived here on Monday to participate in th...

 2018-01-15 22:12 

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TTP spokesperson Asad Mansoor surrenders to security forces...

ISLAMABAD: Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesperson Asad Mansoor surrendered himself to Pakistan's security forces, officials said on Monday. According to the officials, Mansoor had handed himself to Law Enforcement Agencies (LEA) in Dera Ismail K...

 2018-01-15 22:08 

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Awareness, education vital to battle child abuse: Bilawal...

KARACHI: Putting emphasis on raising awareness and imparting educating about defensive measures to fight child abuse, Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday urged all political parties to be on the same page for pro...

 2018-01-15 22:04 

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The Donald Trump show dazzles and shocks in first year...

Donald Trump's first year in office has been a gripping spectacle of scandal, controversy and polarization that has utterly transformed the way Americans and their president interact. "Welcome back to the studio," said a beaming Trump, invitin...

 2018-01-15 22:03 

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Dutch millers get fresh wind in their sails...

An icy wind blows the windmill's soaring sails, turning them quickly and cranking the large stone wheels inside in a time-honoured method of grinding grain. "I live from the wind," says Dutch miller Maarten Dolman, one of only about 40 people ...

 2018-01-15 22:00 

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Zero tolerance for hate speech, sectarian violence: Marriyum...

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb on Monday informed the National Assembly that the government was following the policy of zero tolerance against the projection of hate sp...

 2018-01-15 22:00 

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India police investigate brutal rape, murder of two teenagers...

Indian police said Monday they were investigating the gang rape and murder of two teenage girls whose mutilated bodies were found just hours apart in a state bordering New Delhi. The brutality of the crimes in Haryana, a deeply conservative state in north...

 2018-01-15 21:59 

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Legislators pass resolution against Indian army chief's statement...

ISLAMABAD: A legislative body of Upper House of Parliament on Monday permitted a resolution against the recent statement of Indian army chief Gen Bipin Rawat, who had said that his forces were ready to call Pakistan's 'nuclear bluff' and cross...

 2018-01-15 21:55 

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Dastgir reaffirms Pakistan's position as responsible nuclear state...

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir on Monday reaffirmed Pakistan's position as a responsible nuclear state and vowed to continue with the policy of full spectrum deterrence. However, the parliamentary leaders criticised the government for its...

 2018-01-15 21:48 

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US moves ships, bombers towards Korea ahead of Olympics...

TOKYO: The US is beefing up its presence around the Korean Peninsula ahead of next month's Winter Olympics by deploying stealth bombers, at least one extra aircraft carrier and a new amphibious assault ship to the region. Coming after Washington agree...

 2018-01-15 21:45 

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UN Security Council meets Afghan leaders in Kabul trip...

Representatives of the United Nations Security Council including US ambassador Nikki Haley held talks with Afghanistan's top leaders during a three-day visit to the war-torn country that ended Monday. The unannounced trip by representatives of the 15-...

 2018-01-15 21:41 

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12,000 flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano...

Thousands fled from their homes as lava oozed out of a rumbling Philippine volcano on Monday in what volcanologists described as a "quiet eruption", warning it could lead to a hazardous explosion within days. Lava was slowly flowing out of the May...

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