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Syrian migrant sets himself on fire in Greece protest: report

ATHENS: A Syrian man set himself on fire at a migrant camp on the Greek island of Chios on Thursday in despair over his

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China says ‘no such thing’ as man-made islands in South China Sea

BEIJING: There was “no such thing” as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China’s Defenc

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Malaysia mistook slain Kim Jong Nam for South Korean

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities wrongly identified the slain half-brother of North Korea’s leader as a South K

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SC directs NADRA to submit reply over charging of extra fee on NICOP

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to submit

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Punjab police slams “seditious” propaganda of ethnic profiling

LAHORE: Spokesperson of Punjab Police has said that search operations are being conducted throughout the province with

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Turkish commander meets Naval chief

General Hulusi AKAR, Commander Turkish Armed Forces visited Naval Headquarters Islamabad today and called on Chief of th

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Shehbaz announces free shuttle bus service for cricket lovers

—LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif announced on Wednesday to launch free of cost special bus service for cric

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India test-fired supersonic interceptor Prithvi missile

—Radio PakistanIndia successfully test-fired supersonic interceptor missile, Prithvi on Wednesday.The missile was fired

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Ronaldo caps dream year with fourth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo called it “a dream come true again” as he won his fourth Ballon d’Or on Monday to ge

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Business Trends

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THE RUPEE: no change

The rupee did not show any change in relation to the dollar on the money market on Tuesday in the process of trading, de

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Starbucks CEO says chain ready to enter Italy after 35 years

MILAN: Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s vision for the chain was largely inspired by the coffee bars he saw on his f

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Registered contracts: shipping documents not mandatory for imports from Afghanistan: SBP

—In order to facilitate traders, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has simplified the procedure for registration of impor

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Kangana Ranaut leaves Karan Johar stunned on his own show

-Images guruKaran Johar who is currently hosting his popular talk show ‘Koffee with Karan’ has left stunned

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Bollywood influnced my life, says Jacqueline

Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez, who has established a career as a Bollywood actress, says that coming from a dif

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Kanye West puts hijab-wearing model on catwalk

-Free Malaysia TodayNEW YORK: Rap superstar turned designer Kanye West broke boundaries by putting a hijab-wearing Somal

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Pakistan’s Sania Nishter wins first round of WHO chief election

ISLAMABAD: Defeating the United Kingdom, Italy, France and Hungary, Pakistan has won the first round of elections to the

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Does depression boost the risk of cancer death?

\nPARIS: People who are frequently depressed or anxious may run a higher risk of dying from certain types of cancer, res

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Software as good as doctors at diagnosing skin cancer

PARIS: Image-scanning software developed at Stanford University can distinguish deadly skin cancers from benign ones as

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Watch: Huawei P10 un-boxing

The new P10 has a slim metal body with a matte “sandblast” finish and rounded edges.As with most other smart

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Facebook’s virtual reality ambitions could be threatened by court order

Facebook Inc’s big ambitions in the nascent virtual reality industry could be threatened by a court order that wou

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Nokia returns with 3 Android smartphones to challenge Apple, Samsung

—Courtesy CNBCThree new Nokia-branded Android smartphone were launched on Sunday by license-holders HMD Global, with the

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Eating 10 portions of fruits and vegetables a day reduces cancer risk

—ISLAMABAD: Eating apples, pears, citrus fruits, salads and green leafy vegetables above ten portions a day may reduce t

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Lemon slice in drinks causing infectious diseases: Study

—The health experts in a recent study have found dangerous aspects of using lemon slices in daily drinks and warned its

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Thirteen smart ways to use sugar

Treat a woundSprinkle a bit of sugar on your wounds. Study showed that pouring granulated sugar on wounds before dressin

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