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Thursday, Jul 2

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Defiant England ready to refocus after semi anguish

It is hard to imagine there ever being a crueller end to a semi-final on the world stage than England’s last-gasp defeat against Japan in Edmonton.

Monday, Apr 27

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2 Hazara pilgrims killed in bus attack

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QUETTA - At least two Hazara men were killed and another wounded after unknown assailants opened fire on a bus carrying pilgrims near the Chandni Chowk area in Quetta's Satelite Town on Monday.

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Selfie sticks banned at Wimbledon

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The green, green grass of Wimbledon will not be home to selfie sticks, organizers have announced.

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Google launches portal to buy patents

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Bengaluru- Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company. Patent holders can tell Google about the patents they're willing to sell and the expected price…

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Salman Rushdie favors Charlie Hebdo’s PEN award

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Six writers have withdrawn as literary hosts of the 2015 PEN American Center gala, criticizing the organization’s choice to honor satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo with the Freedom of Expression Courage award—a move author Salman…

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Powerful aftershocks force Nepalis flee Kathmandu

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BHAKTAPUR- Thousands of Nepalis began fleeing the capital Kathmandu today, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks and looming shortages of food and water after an earthquake that killed more than 3,700 people.

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Kipchoge lifts London Marathon title

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LONDON - Eliud Kipchoge led a Kenyan clean sweep of the podium places as he won the men's London Marathon on Sunday in a time of two hours, four minutes and 42 seconds. The final mile saw former world 5,000 metres champion Kipchoge sprint…

Sunday, Apr 26

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Windstorm kills 25 in Peshawar

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Peshawar- At least 25 people lost their lives and over 150 sustained injuries during windstorm coupled with heavy rain in the provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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Ethiopia's Tufa wins women’s London Marathon

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LONDON- Ethiopia’s Tigist Tufa was the surprise winner of the women’s London Marathon today after her powerful late break saw her cruise home 18 seconds clear of Kenyan Mary Keitany. After a tentative race Tufa broke clear in the closing…

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The day in pictures

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C-130 aircraft carrying aid for earthquake victims in Nepal

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Ratan Tata buys stake in Xiaomi

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MUMBAI- Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of the holding company of India's Tata conglomerate, has acquired a stake in Xiaomi Technology, a deal that is likely to bolster the Chinese phone maker's presence in the world's third-largest…

UN made no statement when other nations carried out executions: Indonesia

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Jakarta: Indonesia today signaled it was determined to push ahead with the execution of eight foreign drug convicts, despite a growing wave of global condemnation led by United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon.

Nepal receives aid from Pakistan

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Islamabad: Two C-130 aircrafts carrying 30 bedded hospital, special search and rescue teams and relief items to provide relief to the earthquake victims in Nepal, reached Kathmandu today. 30 bedded hospital which comprises Pakistan army…

Russian hackers accessed Obama's unclassified emails

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WASHINGTON- Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's unclassified emails, the New York Times reported, quoting U.S. officials.

Over 2000 killed in Nepal earthquake; relief efforts intensified

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Khatmandu: Relief efforts in Nepal are intensifying after nearly 2,000 people were killed on Saturday in the worst earthquake there in more than 80 years.

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Choppers reach Everest to rescue avalanche victims: Report

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Mount Everest: Helicopters began landing at Mount Everest base camp today, to rescue victims of an avalanche that has killed at least 14 people.

Four killed in Sibi blast

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Quetta: At least four people were killed and 18 others wounded, in an explosion in Baluchistan's Sibi district today.

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Rescue teams with aid, equipment sent to Nepal: ISPR

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Rawalpindi: Pakistan’s four C-130 airplanes today flew for Nepal carrying aid for earthquake victims in the country, where over 1,900 people have been killed in a devastating earthquake.

Aftershocks of 6.7 Richter scale hit Khatmandu, Delhi

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New Delhi: Fresh tremors were felt today across north and east India, a day after a quake devastated Nepal and affected parts of India. The aftershocks measured 6.7 in the Richter scale according to United States Geological Survey -- the…

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Pakistan rushes in aid

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ISLAMABAD - As many as four aircraft with relief supplies for quake-affected Nepal have been readied at the Islamabad airport on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s orders and will take off as soon as clearance is received from the Kathmandu…

Baloch youth preferring democratic struggle to militancy: Malik

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Islamabad - Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch on Saturday said that dictators had created restlessness in the province which triggered separatist thought but now the situation is changing.

PM orders probe into Sabeen’s murder

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ISLAMABAD/KARACHI - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the Sindh police to investigate the assassination of renowned rights activist Sabeen Mahmud and extended condolences to the bereaved family.

Saturday, Apr 25

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Intelligence Agencies will investigate murder of Sabeen: Asim Bajwa

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Islamabad: Pakistan's military intelligence agencies will investigate the murder of a human rights activist, shot after she hosted a talk on disappearances and killings in Baluchistan province where the army is fighting separatists, the…

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Earthquake unleashed avalanche on Mount Everest

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Kathmandu: A major earthquake in Nepal today unleashed an avalanche on Mount Everest, killing at least eight people and raising fears for other climbers on the world's highest peak, a tourism ministry official said.

Earthquake kills 688 people: Officials

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Kathmandu: The death toll from a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal today has risen to 688, a senior home ministry official told sources, with 181 people killed in the capital Kathmandu.

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7.9 magnitude earthquake turns Nepal into rubble

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Katmandu: A shallow earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitudes struck west of the ancient Nepali capital of Kathmandu today causing buildings to collapse, injuring many and leaving a pall of dust over the city, witnesses said.

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Omar Khadr, once a Gitmo inmate, granted bail in Canada

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CALGARY, Alberta - Omar Khadr, a Canadian who was once the youngest prisoner held in the Guantanamo military base before being transferred to a prison in the province of Alberta in 2012, has been granted bail and could be released early…

Friday, Apr 24

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Activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead in Karachi

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Karachi- Sabeen Mehmud, the director of cafe The Second Floor, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Karachi on Friday.

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Italian police operational against anti-Pakistan militants

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ROME- Italian police said on Friday they were carrying out a "vast anti-terrorism" operation against an organization inspired by al Qaeda that wanted to support attacks against Pakistan's government and U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

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US aid worker Weinstein killed in drone strike

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WASHINGTON - Dr Warren Weinstein, an American aid worker who was kidnapped from Lahore on August 13, 2011, was accidentally killed in a US counter-terrorism operation on the Pakistan-Afghan border, the White House has said.