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US-backed alliance enters Syria’s Deir al-Zor province

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) female fighters walk with their weapons in northern Deir al-Zor province ahead of an offe

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Transparency International links govt corruption to violent extremism

A member of a group of former residents of Bashiqa who come to their town once a week to repair and clean up the streets

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Trump critic McCain meets Saudi king

Saudi’s newly appointed King Salman (L) shakes hands with US Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona (C) at Erga

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latest happenings in Pakistan

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Rangers operation against terrorists, facilitators planned in Punjab

LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to launch rangers operation against banned terrorist outfits and their facilit

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Six die in landsliding near Lowari Tunnel

DIR: At least six people were killed after being buried under snow and rubble near Lowari tunnel in Dir.Rescue authoriti

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Eight terrorists shot dead in Karachi police encounter

KARACHI: Police has claimed killing of eight terrorists in an encounter in Karachi on Tuesday night, ARY News reported.S

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Sports Corner

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De Villiers gets South Africa home with a ball to spare

HAMILTON: A polished Quinton de Kock half century laid the foundation for South Africa’s four wicket win over New

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Islamabad United beat Peshawar Zalmi in last over thriller

SHARJAH: Islamabad United beat Peshawar Zalmi by chasing a target of 137 runs on the last ball in their PSL 2017 encount

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Misbah to be part of test squad visiting West Indies: sources

SHARJAH: Pakistani captain Misbah-ul-Haq has decided to be a part of Pakistan’s squad for the test series in West

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Business Trends

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Kraft Heinz bids $143 billion for Unilever in global brand grab

LONDON: U.S. food company Kraft Heinz made a surprise $143 billion offer for Unilever in a bid to build a global consume

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China says policies unaffected by Trump plan to bring factories back to U.S.

BEIJING: China is closely following U.S. President Donald Trump’s plans to create more domestic jobs by encouragin

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Trump trade strategy ‘doomed to failure:’ expert

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s rejection of multilateral trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific in favor of on

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“I miss Fawad Khan a lot,” says Kapoor & Sons director

Fawad Khan may not be able to work in an Indian film again, but there is no doubt he is surely being missed in Bollywood

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Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper: newspaper

DUBAI: Dubai police have summoned a Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper to sign a pledg

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‘Taare Zameen Par’ kid is now ready for his next film

Childstar and a protagonist of super duper movie Taare Zameen Par, Darsheel Saflocal channel has turned into a dashing y

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Smartphones can be used as a pocket doctor

Smartphones will soon become mobile laboratories which can monitor bone density, calculate red blood cell levels and eve

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Test can detect HIV within a week of infection: researchers

MADRID: Spain’s top research institution said Thursday it has patented an HIV test that can detect the AIDS-causin

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Baby brain scans may reveal autism risk: study

PARIS: Brain scans of babies may predict which ones will develop autism, a debilitating disorder whose symptoms can be s

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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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Secret Service probes object thrown at Trump motorcade

WASHINGTON: The US Secret Service launched an investigation Friday, after an object was hurled at Donald Trump’s m

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Villagers glorify their children in China festival

\nTUFANG: Looking like living dress-up dolls, elaborately costumed children are paraded through an eastern China village

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Iranian women dressed as men barred from football game

Eight Iranian girls who disguised themselves as boys to attend a football match despite an official ban were prevented f

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