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Tuesday, Nov 21

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His country a smoldering ruin, but Assad still in his seat

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BEIRUT: His nation is a smoldering ruin, much of it held by rival armed factions, domestic or foreign. Half the population is displaced, hundreds of thousands have died and much of the West regards him as a tyrant and human rights abuser.…

Sunday, Oct 22

22

Pakistan against all odds

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There are many forces that have no desire to see the success, progress and prosperity of Pakistan and are engaged in a propaganda campaign to malign this great country. After all there should be no doubt that this is a country with few…

Friday, Aug 11

10

Nadal's pursuit of No. 1 derailed by Canadian teen

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MONTREAL: Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov shocked top seeded Rafael Nadal to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Montreal Masters tournament, temporarily spoiling the Spaniard's chances of returning to world number one. The 18-year-old…

Monday, Jul 3

12

Narendra Modi to become first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel

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JERUSALEM: Narendra Modi becomes the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel when he arrives on Tuesday, the result of growing ties that have led to billions of dollars in defence deals. Israel, in constant search of allies to vote in…

Saturday, Jun 17

04

Trump to announce curbs on business with Cuban military 5678

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MIAMI: President Donald Trump will announce curbs on US firms doing business with the Cuban military and tighter rules on travel to the island on Friday during a visit to the spiritual home of the Cuban-American exile community. Trump will…

Monday, Jun 5

13

US escalates pressure over China to 'step up' on North Korea

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SYDNEY: China and other nations must strengthen efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday, while also calling out Beijing over its South China Sea activities. America's top…

Monday, May 29

07

UK police make fresh arrest as Manchester runners defy terror threat

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MANCHESTER: A British minister said on Sunday that members of the suicide bomber Salman Abedi’s network could still be a large, as thousands defied the terror threat to take part in an annual half marathon. As runners pounded the streets…

Sunday, Oct 30

11

Ronaldo hat-trick keeps Real Madrid top

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BARCELONA: Cristiano Ronaldo answered his critics with a hat-trick as Real Madrid came from behind to win 4-1 at Alaves and go two points clear at the top of La Liga. Champions Barcelona moved up to second with a lacklustre 1-0 win over…

Wednesday, Jul 27

09

Knife attacker kills 19 in their sleep at disabled centre in Japan

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Senior minist ... SAGAMIHARA: A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo early on Tuesday and killed 19 patients as they slept, authorities said, Japan’s worst…

Sunday, Jul 10

03

Condolences pour in as ‘messiah of the nation’ is laid to rest

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KARACHI: The members of civil society and business community have expressed deep grief over the demise of the renowned social worker, Abdul Sattar Edhi, on Saturday. While talking to Daily Times, Agha Saiddain of Pakistan Tanners…

Saturday, Jul 9

06

Brexit, Russia dominate NATO summit

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WARSAW:NATO leaders met Friday for a crucial summit in Warsaw to send a clear message to a resurgent Russia while trying to contain the fallout from Britain’s dramatic divorce from the European Union. Britain’s future will dominate talks…

Thursday, Jun 23

11

Sad end for Ibrahimovic as Belgium advance

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic's international career ended in a damp squib when Sweden lost 1-0 to Belgium in their final Euro 2016 Group E match on Wednesday and failed to reach the last 16. Radja Nainggolan's fine shot after 84 minutes sent Belgium…

Tokyo shares end higher as voting starts in Britain EU poll

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TOKYO: Tokyo shares ended higher in light trading on Thursday, as millions in Britain began voting in a too-close-to-call referendum on the country's future in the European Union. Japan will be among the first major equity markets to react…

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India launches record 20 satellites in single mission

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NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday successfully launched a rocket carrying a record 20 satellites as its famously frugal space agency looks to grab a larger slice of the lucrative commercial space market. The rocket blasted off from the…

Friday, Jun 17

11

Search teams retrieve black box from EgyptAir plane

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CAIRO: Search teams retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from EgyptAir flight MS804 on Thursday in a breakthrough for investigators seeking to explain what caused the plane to plunge into the sea, killing all 66 people on board. The Airbus…

Sunday, Jun 12

02

Pakistan reaffirms its commitment to control AIDS by 2030

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LAHORE: Khaleel Masih, an ice- ... UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to control HIV/AIDS epidemic at the UN General Assembly. It has also announced a strong national and provincial support for the prevention, treatment…

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Bold commitments required to end AIDS

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LAHORE: Khaleel Masih, an ice- ... NEW YORK: United Nations Member States have committed to implementing a bold agenda to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 during a three-day United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS in…

Saturday, Jun 11

10

Studies reveal ‘super bacteria’ in Rio’s Olympic venues, top beaches

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KENTUCKY: Pakistan’s ambassador to the Un ... RIO DE JANEIRO: Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant “super bacteria” off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe…

Wednesday, Jun 8

11

France on high alert as it readies to host 2m foreign football fans

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PARIS: Warnings mounted on Wednesday over potential terrorist attacks just two days before the start of Euro 2016, with France on high alert as it readies to host two million foreign football fans. The French government was set to launch a…

Amber Heard arrested for domestic violence against her girlfriend in 2009

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TEXAS: Amber Heard recently made allegations of domestic abuse against Johnny Depp, but according to one report, she's also been on the opposite side of the situation in the past. The 30-year-old actress was arrested in 2009 after striking…

Saturday, Jun 4

16

Clinton opens up double-digit lead over Trump nationwide

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NEW YORK: Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton has opened up a double-digit lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, regaining ground after the New York billionaire briefly tied her last month, according to a Reuters/Ipsos…

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France steps gingerly into Israel-Palestinian peace void

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PARIS: The international community committed Friday to try and push Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace talks under a French-led initiative, despite a decidedly lukewarm reaction from Washington and hostility from Israel. Indirect…

Friday, Jun 3

02

Erdogan warns German genocide resolution to ‘seriously’ hit ties

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NAIROBI: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned that the German parliament’s recognition of World War I killings of Armenians by Ottoman forces as genocide would “seriously affect” ties. “The resolution adopted by the…

Wednesday, Jun 1

09

Islamic State halts Iraqi army in Falluja

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CAMP TARIQ: Islamic State militant group halted an Iraqi army assault on the city of Falluja with a counter-attack at its southern gates on Tuesday, while the United Nations warned of peril for civilians trapped in the city and used by…

Monday, May 30

05

DNA test confirms killing of Mullah Mansour in drone hit

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MOSUL: United States lead coal ... ISLAMABAD: A spokesman of the interior ministry on Sunday said it had been confirmed through DNA test that the second person killed in the US drone attack in Balochistan was former chief of Afghan Taliban…

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Iran says to miss Hajj, Saudi ‘blocking path to Allah’

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MOSUL: United States lead coal ... TEHRAN: Iran said Sunday its pilgrims will miss this year’s Hajj because Saudi Arabia, custodian of Islam’s holiest sites, was raising obstacles and “blocking the path to Allah” for its faithful. Riyadh…

Wednesday, May 25

03

Investigators play down explosion theory in EgyptAir crash a

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CAIRO: The head of Egypt’s forensics authority dismissed a suggestion on Tuesday that the small size of the body parts retrieved since an EgyptAir plane crashed last week indicated there was an explosion on board. Investigators struggling…

Wednesday, May 18

North Korea and the nuclear question

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North Korea’s recent missile test to put a satellite into the orbit as well as other demonstrations of success in weapons and missile testing, further heated up things in the Asia Pacific region. Its leader, Kim Jong-un, was endorsed as…

Monday, May 2

16

Moores declines Pakistan head coach opportunity

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ISLAMABAD - Former England coach Peter Moores has turned down the opportunity to succeed Waqar Younis as the next Pakistan cricket team's head coach, stating it was not the right time to take up the role. Moores admitted he was thrilled…

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Take that poachers! : Kenyans ignite biggest burn of ivory in history to stamp out poaching

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Officials in Kenya, have sent millions of pounds worth of ivory up in flames in a bid to stamp out the illegal wildlife trade and the slaughter of thousands of elephants every year. Some 10 towering piles – or £68 million worth – of ivory…