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US seeks end to U.N. rights council`s `obsession` with Israel’

US President Donald Trump`s administration is reviewing its participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council,

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Iran, Turkey presidents meet to defuse tensions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Turkey`s President Tayyip Erdogan agreed on Wednesday to improve ties, including

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New Trump travel order expected in coming days, Pence says

US President Donald Trump plans to finalise a new order limiting travel to the United States in the coming days, his v

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Women, minorities fare (a little) better in Hollywood: report

LOS ANGELES: Women and minorities are faring better in Hollywood and feature prominently at this year’s upcoming O

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Pakistani lawyers protest court bombing that martyred 7

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Lawyers in northwestern Pakistan are boycotting court hearings in protest after a suicide bombing ta

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Scientists find new miniature frog species in India

NEW DELHI: Scientists have discovered four new species of miniature night frogs small enough to sit on a fingernail in a

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Fans cram into Brazil football stadium to mourn dead players

CHAPECÓ, Brazil: Fans of Brazil’s Chapecoense football club whose team was wiped out in a Colombian air crash cram

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South American Cup final suspended after Brazilian team air crash

ASUNCION: The South American Cup final was suspended after an airliner carrying a Brazilian team that was to have compet

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Plane taking Brazilian soccer team to game crashes in Colombia, 75 dead

-ReutersA charter plane carrying Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense to the biggest game in its history crashed in the Col

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Business Trends

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Angry Birds-dependent games maker Rovio swings to annual profit

Finnish mobile games and animation studio Rovio Entertainment swung to an annual profit in 2016 as its Angry Birds mov

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Pakistan among most liberal investment countries in S. Asia, says Hong Kong trade body

The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has profiled Pakistan as one of the most liberal foreign investment co

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Annual deficit can hit $9 billion-mark, says Mian Zahid Hussain

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF) and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Wed

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How many love affairs did Karan Singh Grover had before Bipasha

-adorethelifeWe’ve heard about the Queen of controversies, but if there was a King of affairs, it could be none other th

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Five not known things about Emma Stone

-PinterestWEB DESK: The La La Land star Emma Stone, made her place among prominent Hollywood celebs way to quickly. In L

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Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim actor to win Oscar

HOLLYWOOD, United States: Heavily-backed favorite Mahershala Ali won the best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday for his p

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‘World’s heaviest woman’ has surgery in India, loses 100 kgs

BANGALORE: Indian doctors said on Thursday that an Egyptian who is believed to be the world’s heaviest woman had s

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Trump, Republican leaders push health reform despite revolt

WASHINGTON: Republican leaders have forged ahead with a health care replacement plan despite strong opposition from lawm

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Gene activity in the nose may signal lung cancer: study

BOSTON: Genetic changes in the cells lining the inside of the nose might someday help doctors diagnose lung cancer, a re

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Scientists grow potato under Mars-like conditions

LIMA: Potatoes on Mars? Scientists are reporting promising results growing the tuber under conditions that mimic the Red

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Facebook launches Messenger Day feature with vanishing videos and pictures

Facebook on Thursday announced ‘Messenger Day’ feature which provides a new way to see and share photos and

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China urges US to stop eavesdropping against China, other countries

BEIJING: China expressed concern on Thursday over revelations in a trove of data released by Wikileaks purporting to sho

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WATCH: British baker makes world’s largest Jaffa cake

LONDON: Frances Quinn, a former winner of baking competition ‘The Great British Bake Off’, recently cook a n

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Professor’s online interview hilariously interrupted by children

A straight-laced live BBC interview in which a professor was interrupted by his two children has gone viral, sparking a

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Here are clever uses of sponge!!

WEB DESK: Sponges are essetial items that are availabe in every household. They are perfect way for dishing and you can

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