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 2020-09-20 18:12 

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UN welcomes, Turkey opposes Libyan PM's decision to step down...

The United Nations (UN) welcomes the decision by Fayez Serraj, the UN-backed Libyan prime minister, to step down by the end of October, according to a UN statement...

 2020-09-20 17:22 

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UN envoy urges US, Russia to advance ceasefire dialogue on Syria...

UN special envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on Friday called for a nationwide ceasefire in the country, on the basis of relative calm situation on the ground....

 2020-09-20 17:14 

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Investigation Keeps Work of Silenced Journalists Alive...

From the "sand mafia" in India to the ferronickel industry in Guatemala and gold mining in Tanzania, journalists who pull back the curtain on extractive industries are being silenced. In India, reporter Jagendra Singh, who had written about a loca...

 2020-09-20 14:48 

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Hekmatyar offers to join hands with Taliban...

Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, veteran Afghan mujahideen leader and head of the Hezb-e-Islami party, has expressed his willingness to form an alliance with the Taliban in...

 2020-09-20 13:28 

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'Countdown for last days of PTI govt begins,' claims Marriyum Aurangzeb...

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday has said that selected government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is afraid of former Prime...

 2020-09-20 13:22 

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PM Imran abandons poor people during floods: Shehbaz Sharif...

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif in his address at APC, said that the government has failed in every aspect and selected PM have left poor people on mercy of the floods....

 2020-09-20 12:36 

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Brucellosis outbreak infects thousands in China after a factory leaked contaminated fumes...

While the novel coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc across the globe, the Health Commission of Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province of China, has released a report confirming an outbreak of a infectious bacterial disease Brucellosis that has aff...

 2020-09-20 10:53 

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India's COVID-19 cases climb up to 5.4 million...

India's coronavirus cases tally rise up to 5.4 million as it added 92,605 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the federal health ministry showed on Sunday. The country has posted the highest single-day caseload in the world since early Augu...

 2020-09-20 10:48 

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's replacement will be a woman, says Trump...

President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he will nominate a woman to sit on the US Supreme Court, and will put forward the nomination next week after controversy erupted over the replacement of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died earlier this week. ...

 2020-09-20 10:37 

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Punjab Policen fail to arrest Abid Ali even after over 10 days...

LAHORE: Punjab Police's special teams have failed to arrest the key suspect, Abid Ali, even after more than 10 days have passed since two armed men allegedly gang-raped a woman stranded on the Lahore-Sialkot Motorway with her children before robbing h...

 2020-09-20 10:27 

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Walton Tobacco company decides to sue counterfeit...

Muzaffarabad: Walton Tobacco Company Mirpur has decided to sue an illegal tobacco company in Muzaffarabad against the sale of their duplicate brand. In a statement issued by the spokesperson of Walton Tobacco Company here on Sunday, he said that a counter...

 2020-09-20 10:22 

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PAMI elects Prof Dr. Chaudhry Abdul Rehman as new president...

Azra Naheed Medical College Chairman Prof. Dr. Chaudhry Abdul Rehman elected President of Pakistan Association of Private Medical and Dental Institutions (PAMI) Pakistani doctors have a unique position in the world. Newly elected President PAMI Prof. Dr. ...

 2020-09-20 10:15 

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Sindh Rangers recover four rounds of RPG-7 from Madina Colony...

Acting on intelligence information, Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) recovered four rounds of RPG-7 from the bushes attached to KDA Electric Grid Station and Water Board in Madina Colony. According to details, Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) received information that RP...

 2020-09-20 09:52 

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Punjab, Sindh governors say PTI govt will complete its term...

Sindh Governor Imran Ismael on Sunday called on his counterpart in Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar at Governor House in Lahore where they discussed the prevailing...

 2020-09-20 09:49 

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APC flimsy attempt to put pressure on govt: Shibli...

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz Sunday said All Parties Conference (APC) was a flimsy attempt to put pressure on the government to back...

 2020-09-20 09:35 

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Taliban key commander killed in Afghanistan's northern Sari Pul province...

A Taliban key commander identified as Mullah Abdullah was killed in a clash with security forces in northern Sari Pul province on Sunday, provincial government...

 2020-09-20 09:31 

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640 new coronavirus cases reported in country...

640 new cases of coronavirus have surfaced in the country after the tests of 34,544 people over the last twenty-four hours. According to the latest data shared by...

 2020-09-20 06:20 

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Hot, dry weather expected during next 12 hours...

Hot and dry weather is likely to prevail over most parts of the country during the next twelve hours. Temperature of some major cities recorded this morning:...

 2020-09-20 05:06 

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Govt will never give any kind of NRO: Rashid...

Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad has demanded return of all the absconders from the United Kingdom in order to face the corruption and money laundering cases...

 2020-09-20 00:42 

Daily Times

Buzdar reiterates commitment to resolve people's problems...

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar assured that he would leave no stone unturned to come up to people's expectations as serving humanity remained main objective of his life and politics as well. While reviewing development projects during presiding ov...

 2020-09-20 00:41 

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Rashakai Special Economic Zone: a land of growing opportunities for the region...

Rashakai Special Economic Zone (RSEZ), is considered a land of opportunities that would not only bring employment opportunities for common people but also will change the destiny of the region, said Hassan Daud Butt, CEO, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Inves...

 2020-09-20 00:40 

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Pakistani scientist Mishal Khan elected to governing body of LSHTM...

Pakistani scientist Mishal Khan has been elected to the governing body of Europe's leading public health university, the London School of Hygiene and Tropic Medicine (LSHTM). The LSHTM has been at the forefront of research on Covid-19 in recent months...

 2020-09-20 00:39 

Daily Times

SCO to play central role in regional prosperity...

The experts at a webinar said the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is getting stronger to safeguard interests of the countries in the region. Covid-19 has played havoc with the world economy, especially the poor and developing economies have suffer...

 2020-09-20 00:36 

Daily Times

Bloggers meet to raise awareness about LSBE...

Civil society organization Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) hosted a meet and greet session at local hotel in Lahore where bloggers, influencers, vloggers, journalists and other social media celebrities were invited to promote a public discourse on the less ...

 2020-09-20 00:34 

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President terms talks with Turkmen counterpart 'very substantive'...

President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday said that his conversation with President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov was very substantive. On his twitter account, the president posted, "It was a pleasure to talk to President of Turkmenistan, and contin...

 2020-09-20 00:29 

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Peru president survives impeachment vote amid virus turmoil...

Peruvian President Martn Vizcarra survived an impeachment vote Friday night after opposition lawmakers failed to garner enough support to oust the leader as the country copes with one of the worlds worst coronavirus outbreaks. The decision came after long...

 2020-09-20 00:28 

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More migrant women say they didn't OK surgery in detention...

Sitting across from her lawyer at an immigration detention center in rural Georgia, Mileidy Cardentey Fernandez unbuttoned her jail jumpsuit to show the scars on her abdomen. There were three small, circular marks. The 39-year-old woman from Cuba was told...

 2020-09-20 00:26 

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Islamic State expanding globally amid setbacks: US official...

The US Army announced Friday it was stepping up its military deployment — both troops and equipment — in northeastern Syria despite a push to limit its presence there, a move that follows tensions with Russia in the region. US Central Command ...

 2020-09-20 00:24 

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Philippines' Duterte keeps one meter social distancing rule...

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to retain the 1 meter (three feet) social distance requirement on public transport to reduce coronavirus infecions, rejecting moves to reduce it to 30 centimeters (12 inches), his spokesman said on Saturda...

 2020-09-19 20:04 

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Today's APC a gathering of accused and losers: govt...

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz Saturday said the all-parties conference (APC) of opposition will be a gathering of accused and losers who want to create law and order situation and chaos in the country. Addressing a press c...

 2020-09-19 20:04 

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Zardari, Nawaz Sharif to address opp APC through video link today...

PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif and PPP chairman Asif Ali Zardari will address the opposition's all-parties conference today (Sunday) via video link and it will be broadcast live on social media, the PPP said on Saturday. "The PPP will provide a link o...

 2020-09-19 20:01 

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Several more educational institutions closed over increasing Covid-19 cases...

Several more educational institutions were closed in different parts of the country on Saturday over growing cases of coronavirus at the campuses. The University of Balochistan decided to discontinue in-person classes on its campus due to 'increasing ...

 2020-09-19 20:00 

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Pakistan calls for judicial inquiry into killing of three Kashmiris...

Pakistan on Saturday called for a judicial inquiry into the extrajudicial killing of three Kashmiris in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). On Friday, the Indian army said it launched disciplinary proceedings against an unspecified number...

 2020-09-19 20:00 

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Sindh minister tests positive for Covid-19; tally hits 305,031...

Sindh Minister for Energy Imtiaz Ahmed Shaikh Saturday said that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. In a statement, he said that he got his test for Covid-19 done after experiencing symptoms of fever and a sore throat, which came back positive. H...

 2020-09-19 19:58 

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Security forces kill four terrorists in Awaran action...

Security forces shot dead four terrorists during an operation in District Awaran of Balochistan, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) issued on Saturday. According to the ISPR, the security forces conducted an intelligence...

 2020-09-19 19:54 

Daily Times

Imran decides to reduce perks of president, prime minister...

Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to reduce the perks and privileges of the president and premier by amending the rules through a bill. While showing his commitment for cutting down the expenditures of the national exchequer, PM Imran Khan decided to ...

 2020-09-19 19:53 

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JI to stay away from opp APC due to its vague agenda: Siraj...

Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan Senator Sirajul Haq has said that his party has opted to stay away from the all-parties conference (APC) of opposition parties because of its vague agenda. Addressing a seminar organized in memory of Maulana Abdus Satar...

 2020-09-19 19:52 

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PTI govt will complete its tenure: Sarwar...

Governor Punjab Chaudhry Sarwar met with Federal Interior Minister Brig (r) Ejaz Shah on Saturday. During the meeting, the governor said that the government will not go anywhere before completing its constitutional term. The opposition failed inside the p...

 2020-09-19 19:51 

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Banned outfit's leader booked for fanning sectarianism at Islamabad rally...

Islamabad police registered a first information report (FIR) against a central leader of the proscribed Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) for inciting the attendees of a rally in the capital by using sectarian and anti-Shia remarks, it emerged on Saturday. Th...

 2020-09-19 19:50 

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Pakistan attends Kavkaz wargames opening in Russia...

A contingent of the Pakistan armed forces participated in the opening ceremony of multinational military exercises titled 'Kavkaz 2020' in the Russian city of Astrakhan on Saturday, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. According to Maj...

 2020-09-19 19:49 

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UNGA adopts wide-ranging agenda for its 75th session...

The General Assembly, acting on the recommendation of its General committee, has adopted a 183-item agenda for its seventy-fifth session that includes world's most vexing issues from poverty and economic development to peace and security. The 193-memb...

 2020-09-19 19:05 

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Inside Lindt's incredible new 85million museum, which features the world's tallest free-standing chocolate fountain...

Called Lindt Home of Chocolate, it is dedicated to the Swiss chocolate brand and features the world's tallest free-standing chocolate fountain. It also boasts interactive exhibitions, the world's largest Lindt shop and a chocolateria, where visito...

 2020-09-19 18:59 

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Rodriguez, Calvert-Lewin shine as Everton batter 10-man West Brom...

LIVERPOOL: Colombian playmaker James Rodriguez scored his first Premier League goal and Dominic Calvert-Lewin bagged a hat-trick as Everton thrashed 10-man West Bromwich Albion 5-2 at Goodison Park on Saturday. West Brom started brightly and opened the sc...

 2020-09-19 18:59 

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BCCI considering hosting England and IPL 2021 in UAE...

DUBAI: India could host England in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this winter, with the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) signing an agreement with the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) to "boost cricketing ties" between the two boards on Saturd...

 2020-09-19 18:56 

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Pogacar poised for Tour glory after stunning Roglic...

RONCHAMPS: Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar pulled off a major upset at the Tour de France by stunning compatriot Primoz Roglic to claim the overall leader's yellow jersey with a monumental victory in the final individual time trial on Saturday. The 21-ye...

 2020-09-19 18:56 

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Players' withdrawals and reservations mar National T20 Cup...

LAHORE: The upcoming National Twenty20 Cup, which is due to begin from September 30, has already been marred by reservations and withdrawals from certain players. Earlier this month, former Pakistan captain Salman Butt refused to participate in the tourna...

 2020-09-19 18:55 

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Leeds hang on for points in seven-goal thriller with Fulham...

LEEDS: Newly-promoted Leeds United continued their barnstorming return to the Premier League as they claimed their first points with a thrilling 4-3 win over Fulham at Elland Road on Saturday. After a 4-3 loss to champions Liverpool on the opening day, Le...

 2020-09-19 18:55 

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Liverpool signs Portugal winger Jota from Wolves...

LONDON: Liverpool have completed the signing of Portugal forward Diogo Jota from Wolverhampton Wanderers on a long-term contract, the Premier League champions said on Saturday. Liverpool's versatile 18-year-old defender Ki-Jana Hoever moved in the oth...

 2020-09-19 18:54 

Daily Times

McMillan not to join Bangladesh as batting consultant for Sri Lanka tour...

WELLINGTON: Craig McMillan, the former New Zealand batsman, will be unable to take up his role as batting consultant for Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka because of his father's demise. McMillan was supposed to join the squad later this month to pre...

 2020-09-19 18:54 

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Viales bags pole for Emilia Romagna race as Bagnaia penalised...

IMOLA: Yamaha's Maverick Viales took pole position for Sunday's Emilia Romagna Grand Prix after a dramatic final qualifying session on Saturday in which Pramac Racing's pace-setter Francesco Bagnaia was penalised for exceeding track limits. Vi...

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