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US signs new defense accord with Gulf ally UAE

WASHINGTON: The United States has signed a new, updated defense accord with the United Arab Emirates that could allow Wa

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US Secret Service lifts White House lockdown, suspect in custody

WASHINGTON: The US Secret Service said late on Tuesday that it had lifted a security lockdown put into effect at the Wh

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US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

UNITED NATIONS: The United States would consider talks with North Korea if it halts all nuclear and ballistic missile te

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Ground breaking ceremony of Karachi Circular Railway in September: CM Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday said that the ground-breaking ceremony of Karachi Circular

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India suspended talks with Pakistan, says Aizaz Chaudhry

WASHINGTON: Pakistan Ambassador to US Aizaz Chaudhry said on Wednesday that India had itself suspended talks with Pakis

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Pakistan is open for business: PM

HONG KONG: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has termed Pakistan an emerging market and laid out the country’s business

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Sports Corner

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Misbah credits team, coach, family for success

LAHORE: Pakistan’s most successful cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq returned home to a grand welcome after ending hi

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Zabaleta bows out as Manchester City climb to third

Manchester City edged ever closer to a guaranteed place in next season`s Champions League after an entertaining 3-1 win

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Sanchez to the rescue again, keeping Arsenal in top-four hunt

Alexis Sanchez kept alive Arsenal`s fading hopes of qualifying for the Champions League as the Chilean broke Sunderland

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Business Trends

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Twitter shares rise on word of Biz Stone`s return

Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after si

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Oil settles flat; dips after API reports US crude build

NEW YORK: Oil prices settled little changed on Tuesday after several OPEC members voiced support for prolonging su

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PSX achieves another milestone

KARACHI: Morgan Stanley Capital International has upgraded the status of Pakistan Stock Exchange from Frontier Market to

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IN PICTURES: Australian Fashion Week stuns audiences

The Australian Fashion Week`s Day 3 concluded Tuesday night and it was an absolute blast! From eccentric accessori

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Cosby says he will not testify at his sexual assault trial

NEW YORK: Comedian Bill Cosby does not plan to testify in his defense at his sexual assault trial in Ju

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Shah Rukh Khan’s marksheet from college days goes viral

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan is knwon for his good command on English language and can spell his charms only using his

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US drug authority warns of foot, leg amputations with diabetes drug

Johnson & Johnson is required to add new warnings to its diabetes drug, Invokana, about the risk of foot and leg am

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Third Bioresonance Therapy centre opens up in Karachi

KARACHI: With the aim to provide easy access to health facilities to the poor, Dr Muhammad Khalid started a Bioresonanc

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Cholera death toll in Yemen reaches at least 180: Red Cross

Cholera has killed at least 180 people in Yemen in recent weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cros

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Group linked to NSA spy leaks threatens sale of new tech secrets

FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON: A group that took credit for leaking NSA cyber spying tools – including ones used in the Wan

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Facebook adds Snapchat-like camera filters to Instagram

Facebook’s Instagram has souped up its camera tool with quirky face-tracking filters, adding another feature simil

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Facebook fined 150,000 euros by French data watchdog

Facebook has been fined 150,000 euros ($166,000) by France’s data protection watchdog for failing to prevent its u

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Afghan woman seeks to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

MONTREAL: An Afghan pilot hoping to become the youngest woman in history to complete a solo round-the-world flight was p

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Bald men are more intelligent and successful: study

Do you know what’s common among Steve Ballmer, Dwaynne Johnson and Vin Diesel. They are tremendously successful. And als

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25-year-old scientist becomes Miss USA

WASHINGTON: A 25-year-old scientist representing the District of Columbia was crowned winner of the Miss USA pageant on

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