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 2019-10-20 03:00 

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Trump cancels decision to host G7 Summit at his Miami resort over backlash...

US President Donald Trump accused Democrats and the media on Saturday of going...

 2019-10-20 00:49 

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Group scours Pacific for sunken battleships, lost war graves...

Group scours Pacific for sunken battleships, lost war graves Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time ...

 2019-10-20 00:48 

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Calls, texts... and forecasts? Mobile phone towers can predict rain too...

Calls, texts... and forecasts? Mobile phone towers can predict rain too Thought mobile phone towers were just for calls and messages? They can also help predict rainfall, telecoms experts said on Friday, a potential game-changer for farmers in developing ...

 2019-10-20 00:48 

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Dubliners seek to repatriate James Joyce's remains from Zurich...

Dubliners seek to repatriate James Joyce's remains from Zurich A group of Dubliners are campaigning to bring home the remains of celebrated author James Joyce, whose grave in Zurich is far from the Irish capital chronicled in his modernist masterpiece...

 2019-10-20 00:46 

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One-wheeled juggling: Lagos children learn new skills at unicycle academy...

One-wheeled juggling: Lagos children learn new skills at unicycle academy In a driveway of a suburban Lagos house, 14-year-old Kehinde Oguntokun juggles colourful circus clubs as he swings around on a unicycle. The teenager has been cycling on the one-whe...

 2019-10-20 00:46 

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Queuing for eternity: Fossils show lining up is primal urge...

Queuing for eternity: Fossils show lining up is primal urge Ever felt like you've been queuing forever? Scientists say fossils found in Morocco suggest the practice of forming orderly lines may date back 480 million years and could have had evolutiona...

 2019-10-20 00:44 

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Louvre gears up for Leonardo da Vinci retrospective...

Louvre gears up for Leonardo da Vinci retrospective The Louvre in Paris is putting the finishing touches to an ambitious Leonardo da Vinci retrospective opening Thursday, which groups more than 160 of the artist's works and has already attracted close...

 2019-10-20 00:43 

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Kayakers find partially fossilized bear skull in Kansas...

Kayakers find partially fossilized bear skull in Kansas Two sisters have found a partially fossilized bear skull while kayaking the Arkansas River in south-central Kansas. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks said in a news release Ashley and Erin ...

 2019-10-20 00:36 

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New HBO series 'Watchmen' hopes to match original's ambition...

New HBO series 'Watchmen' hopes to match original's ambition New HBO series 'Watchmen' hopes to match original's ambitionDamon Lindelof didn't take lightly the challenge of adapting the most acclaimed graphic novel of all time....

 2019-10-20 00:34 

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1972 US documentary on the IRA was 'banned from being shown in UK...

1972 US documentary on the IRA was 'banned from being shown in UK A 1972 film which shows Martin McGuinness sitting in a car that was later used to bomb Londonderry was "banned" from being shown, it has been claimed in a new programme. The footage...

 2019-10-20 00:33 

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Netflix releases Panama Papers movie despite lawsuit...

Netflix releases Panama Papers movie despite lawsuit Netflix has released a movie based on the so-called Panama Papers despite an attempt by two lawyers to stop the streaming premiere. "The Laundromat," starring Gary Oldman, Antonio Banderas and M...

 2019-10-20 00:14 

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TODAY'S CARTOON...

TODAY'S CARTOON Daily Times then DailyTimes.pk...

 2019-10-20 00:13 

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About the current account...

About the current account What better news for the government to wake up to than a 64 percent reduction in the current account deficit, year-on-year, in the first quarter of the current fiscal year? Certainly, a 21 percent drop in the import bill, largely...

 2019-10-20 00:11 

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Sure, fire the captain!...

Sure, fire the captain! One hopes PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) has a more comprehensive plan for raising the game's standard than just showing the captain the door. Ex-captain now, wicket-keeper Sarfaraz Ahmand must have known that the axe was coming....

 2019-10-20 00:07 

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International Tax emergency. a critical time for developing nations to speak up!...

International Tax emergency. a critical time for developing nations to speak up! In the face of global outrage at the low or no taxes paid by some of the world's largest multinationals, the Group of 20 appointed the Organisation for Economic Co-operat...

 2019-10-20 00:05 

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Knowing what works in development...

Knowing what works in development Last week Esther Duflo, Abhijit Bannerji and Michael Kremer were awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their experimental approach in poverty alleviation. They have demonstrated that simple development interve...

 2019-10-19 23:40 

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Religious card...

Religious card Moulana Fazalur Rehman President of JUI(F)has been bickering against the present government for the last one year after losing the electoral battle along with many of his party men in the last General Election. Since he was the only vocal r...

 2019-10-19 23:39 

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Cities and looming climatic changes...

Cities and looming climatic changes Twenty first century is a century of cities and it is obvious from world's urbanization pace that global landscape is urbanizing expeditiously. According to UN Habitat, presently 55 percent of the global population ...

 2019-10-19 23:38 

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Losing identity on foreign soil...

Losing identity on foreign soil Whiling wiping off his tears, he looked at me and said, "I was not one of them, I was not corrupt that's the only issue they had with me. After Gen. Musharaf's government ouster, bureaucracy in my division gange...

 2019-10-19 23:23 

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The return of dengue...

The return of dengue Sir: With the number of dengue cases now surpassing the 30,000 mark in 2019, the blame for this unprecedented rise must be attributed to the incompetence of the government. The government abject failure in providing any sort of counte...

 2019-10-19 23:17 

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TODAY'S CARTOON...

TODAY'S CARTOON Daily Times then DailyTimes.pk...

 2019-10-19 23:16 

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Wellness Genie: laughter as medicine...

Wellness Genie: laughter as medicine Jokes apart, when was the last hearty laughter that brought tears downs your cheeks? Laughter has become a keen topic for scientific research in recent years. Laughter is more than an emotional response. The physiologi...

 2019-10-19 23:15 

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Enduring backwardness...

Enduring backwardness The Industrial Revolution created a transformative critical juncture for the whole world during the nineteenth century and beyond: those societies that allowed and incentivised their citizens to invest in new technologies could grow ...

 2019-10-19 23:14 

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The politics of mediation between Tehran and Riyadh...

The politics of mediation between Tehran and Riyadh Pakistan's effort to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran can offer Islamabad much-needed space to manoeuvre its relationship with the arch-rivals. While it is unclear whether the mediation will res...

 2019-10-19 23:11 

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Where the problem resides...

Where the problem resides Bureaucracy is the hand of any government. Without efficient and effective bureaucracy, no government can convert its vision into reality. Unfortunately, Pakistan has completely failed to develop a robust bureaucratic system to e...

 2019-10-19 23:10 

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Lady Boss: Meher Iqbal Talk with the Dubai-based Jewellery designer, CEO of Meher Jewellery...

Lady Boss: Meher Iqbal Talk with the Dubai-based Jewellery designer, CEO of Meher Jewellery We've all heard about the fabulous dinners and GTs by Pakistanis living in Dubai. But when we see one of our own doing so well abroad and building a business b...

 2019-10-19 23:08 

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Why do police resort to torture in custody?...

Why do police resort to torture in custody? In the aftermath of Salahudin's death in Punjab police custody, the custodial torture has become a burning issue. It remained a part of the media campaign throughout last month. Since this topic concerns me ...

 2019-10-19 22:51 

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Azadi March: govt hopeful of 'meaningful' talks with Fazl...

Azadi March: govt hopeful of 'meaningful' talks with Fazl Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak Saturday expressed his optimism that the government's reconciliation committee will have meaningful negotiations with Jamait Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-...

 2019-10-19 22:47 

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Imran directs provinces to launch mobile apps for daily price updates...

Imran directs provinces to launch mobile apps for daily price updates Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the provincial governments to launch mobile applications to update the consumers on the prices of eatables on daily basis and take strict action again...

 2019-10-19 22:46 

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Pakistan briefs global financial institutions about state of economy, reforms process...

Pakistan briefs global financial institutions about state of economy, reforms process Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and his delegation, currently visiting Washington DC, have apprised heads of various global finan...

 2019-10-19 22:22 

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Govt urges LHC to transfer Rana Sanaullah's case to Rawalpindi...

Govt urges LHC to transfer Rana Sanaullah's case to Rawalpindi The federal government on Saturday requested the Lahore High Court (LHC) to start the trial of Rana Sanaullah drug case immediately by transferring it to Rawalpindi for the protection of t...

 2019-10-19 22:19 

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Jamia Banoria opposes Fazl's march...

Jamia Banoria opposes Fazl's march Jamia Banoria Karachi Mohtamim (Chancellor) Mufti Naeem on Saturday vehemently opposed the participation of seminary students in long marches and sit-ins. Talking to media after meeting with Minister for Religious Af...

 2019-10-19 22:08 

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Provinces told to bring down prices of wheat, sugar, cooking oil, vegetables...

Provinces told to bring down prices of wheat, sugar, cooking oil, vegetables Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Saturday said Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed the federal ministries and prov...

 2019-10-19 22:06 

Daily Times

British MPs force Johnson to seek new Brexit delay...

British MPs force Johnson to seek new Brexit delay British MPs voted Saturday to force Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the European Union to delay Brexit yet again but he insisted Britain must leave on October 31. In a day of high drama in the House o...

 2019-10-19 22:05 

Daily Times

One year on, migrant caravan leaves unexpected legacy...

One year on, migrant caravan leaves unexpected legacy A year ago, thousands of Central American men, women and children chasing the American dream arrived in Mexico in a massive caravan that has left a lasting legacy — just not the one people genera...

 2019-10-19 22:04 

Daily Times

15 die in dam collapse at Siberian gold mine...

15 die in dam collapse at Siberian gold mine Fifteen people were killed and another six missing after an illegally built dam collapsed at an artisanal gold mine in a remote Siberian settlement on Saturday, in the latest deadly accident to hit Russia. The ...

 2019-10-19 22:03 

Daily Times

Chile's capital stunned by violent street protests...

Chile's capital stunned by violent street protests Residents of Chile's capital awoke Saturday to a ravaged city as burned-out buses, bikes and garbage littered the streets after a day of violent protests that prompted the government to declare a ...

 2019-10-19 22:02 

Daily Times

Stalemate in Sarajevo: three presidents but no government...

Stalemate in Sarajevo: three presidents but no government A year has passed since Bosnia's elections, but the country has little to show for it: a three-man presidency has been unable to even agree on a flag, let alone form a government. Since its 199...

 2019-10-19 22:01 

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Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid after violent clashes...

Catalan leaders demand talks with Madrid after violent clashes Separatist Catalan leaders on Saturday called on the Spanish government to enter into talks as Barcelona braced for fresh violence after days of clashes between police and protesters. Nearly 2...

 2019-10-19 22:00 

Daily Times

Pilots safe as army trainer aircraft crash-lands near Wazirabad...

Pilots safe as army trainer aircraft crash-lands near Wazirabad A Mushshak trainer aircraft belonging to the Army Aviation crash-landed in a paddy field near Wazirabad in Punjab's Gujranwala district on Saturday, security and rescue sources said. Both...

 2019-10-19 21:22 

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In oil-rich region, Venezuelans fear catastrophe if Trump forces Chevron to leave...

In oil-rich region, Venezuelans fear catastrophe if Trump forces Chevron to leave With the $2 he earns in wages each week working as a cargo driver for Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, 56-year-old Freddy Brito cannot even afford to buy one kilogram (2....

 2019-10-19 21:21 

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Gabbard calls Clinton 'personification of the rot' as war of words heats up...

Gabbard calls Clinton 'personification of the rot' as war of words heats up An ugly war of words broke out among Democrats on Friday, as Representative Tulsi Gabbard responded angrily to broad hints by Hillary Clinton, the party's 2016 preside...

 2019-10-19 21:19 

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PPAF implements livelihood support program in KP...

PPAF implements livelihood support program in KP Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) is implementing the Livelihood Support & Promotion of Small Community Infrastructure Programme (LACIP) in three districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through its partner o...

 2019-10-19 21:09 

Daily Times

Trading tires: How the West fuels a waste crisis in Asi...

Trading tires: How the West fuels a waste crisis in Asi When night falls in the Indian village of Nabipur, the backyard furnaces come to life, burning waste tires from the West, making the air thick with acrid smoke and the soil black with soot. Not long ...

 2019-10-19 21:09 

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US opens door to talks to resolve Airbus tariff dispute with EU...

US opens door to talks to resolve Airbus tariff dispute with EU Hours after the United States imposed tariffs on a record $7.5-billion worth of European Union goods on Friday in a dispute over Airbus, there were signs the combatants might be ready to nego...

 2019-10-19 21:09 

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Tankers defer retrofits to cash in on freight rates...

Tankers defer retrofits to cash in on freight rates Tankers that had been scheduled to install emissions-cutting equipment ahead of stricter pollution standards starting in 2020 have deferred their visits to the dry docks to capitalize on an unexpected su...

 2019-10-19 21:08 

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Dutch port aims to keep on trucking despite Brexit 'chaos'...

Dutch port aims to keep on trucking despite Brexit 'chaos' While Boris Johnson scrambled Friday to sell his EU divorce deal to parliament, the Dutch port of Rotterdam handed out "Brexit Muppet" leaflets to truckers to prepare them for what...

 2019-10-19 21:06 

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IMF warns of Asia's darkening growth outlook as trade war bites...

IMF warns of Asia's darkening growth outlook as trade war bites Asian nations face heightening risks to their economic outlooks as the US-China trade war and slumping Chinese demand hurt the world's fastest-growing region, the International Moneta...

 2019-10-19 20:45 

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Years after militia raid, fear still grips Darfur village...

Years after militia raid, fear still grips Darfur village Sudanese farmer Suleiman Yakub vividly remembers the day he was hung from a tree and left to die by militiamen who attacked his village in Darfur, killing, looting and burning. "Villagers were ...

 2019-10-19 20:45 

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Young climate activists in Africa struggle to be heard...

Young climate activists in Africa struggle to be heard As Greta Thunberg and the Extinction Rebellion inspire climate protesters across the globe, young African activists say they still struggle to make themselves heard. "No continent will be struck a...

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