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Myanmar may be trying to ´expel´ all Rohingya: UN expert

SITTWE: Myanmar may be seeking to “expel” all ethnic Rohingya from its territory, a UN rights expert said Mo

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Top Trump aide says no evidence of wiretap operation

WASHINGTON: Top White House aide Kellyanne Conway said Monday she had no evidence to back up Donald Trump’s claim that h

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Japan plans to send largest warship to South China Sea, sources say

TOKYO: Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea beginning in May, t

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23 countries to attend Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A cabinet committee session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly is underway where representatives of 23 cou

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Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad: Over 100 suspects detained in raids across Punjab

KARACHI: More than 100 suspects were taken into custody on Tuesday by law enforcement personnel in a fresh crackdown a

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Maryam Nawaz lauds contribution of Malala, Sharmeen

ISLAMABAD: Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the Prime Minister’s daughter, on Monday said the Women Parliamentary Caucus (WP

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PCB postpones roundtable conference

\nLAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday canceled Roundtable Conference called to brainstorm the reforms in the

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Cricket: From ‘joker’ to skipper as Root takes charge

Will the responsibility of being England’s Test captain over-burden Joe Root or inspire the Yorkshire batsman to e

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Root named new England Test captain

LONDON: Joe Root has been named as new Test captain of England, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Mond

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Pakistan, Belarus agree to increase bilateral trade cooperation

KARACHI: Pakistan and Belarus have agreed to form special committees to increase bilateral cooperation in trade and econ

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Former caretaker FM meets Dar

Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar in a meeting with prominent economist Mr. Shahid Javed Burki in Islamabad o

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Govt resolved against money laundering, terrorism financing

\nISLAMABAD: A meeting was held in Islamabad to review progress on the reformatory measures and enforcement actions agai

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Nikaal Awards 2017

 By: Omair AlaviOnce upon a time there used to be a flourishing Pakistani film industry where quality was preferred over

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ explores US civil rights struggle

As author, poet and essayist James Baldwin started writing a book in the late 1960s exploring the lives of three black c

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Nominations for Nigar Awards 2017 revealed

\nLAHORE: After a hiatus of 12 years, the oldest awards, Nigar Awards, are all set to make a comeback this year on March

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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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SpaceX Falcon rocket poised for flight from historic NASA launchpad

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, in a horizontal position, is readied for launch on a supply mission to the International Space

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Ethical qualms make UK police cameras a mixed success

\nLONDON: With accusations of police misconduct raging on both sides of the Atlantic, Britain has taken the lead in supp

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Samsung chief Lee arrested in corruption investigation

Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee, leaves for the Seoul Central District Court at the office of the independent counsel in

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Female student uses James Bond gadget for cheating

LONDON: A female British student was caught using a James Bond like gadget to cheat in her law examinations.According to

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‘Rats’ consume thousands of litres of alcohol

BIHAR: Indian police have given a rather strange excuse for the disappearance of thousands of litres of confiscated alco

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Woman who killed eight children, not to stand trial

SYDNEY: An Australian mother who killed seven of her children and a niece in a brutal case that shocked the country wi

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