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Violence against Syria’s children ‘at its worst’ in 2016: UN

BEIRUT: Violence against children in war-ravaged Syria was “at its worst” in 2016, the UN’s children&#

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Paris mayor to spend 1.5 million euros for ‘war on rats’

PARIS: The mayor of Paris said Sunday the city would spend 1.5 million euros ($1.6 million) to rid the French capital of

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Bus in Haiti flees accident, kills 34: officials

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: A bus speeding away from the scene of a hit-and-run accident plowed into dozens of street musicia

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‘If plebiscite can be held in Scotland, why not in held Kashmir’

ISLAMABAD: High Commissioner of Pakistan to Ottawa Tariq Azim Khan on Monday said if plebiscite could be held in Quebec

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Asian Development Bank agrees to finance Red Line BRT project in Karachi

KARACHI: Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday agreed to support and finance Red Line, a route of Bus Rapid Transit (BR

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Some elements doing negative propaganda on social media against PML-N: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb on Monday said that some elements were busy in negative

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Du Plessis surprise at ICC ‘inaction’ over India spat

DUNEDIN, New Zealand: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said Sunday he was surprised no one had been charged by the IC

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VIDEO: ‘Security in Pakistan is top-class, cricket should return there’, says Samuels

The Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s second edition kicked off with a fanfare and ended on a success note, in particular af

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Silence over sledging: Warner hopes to let his bat do the talking

NEW DELHI: Australia´s David Warner is refusing to take the bait after being publicly sledged by India´s cr

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SBP spells out steps to check money laundering through banking channels

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Monday spelled out a number of steps to minimise money laundering through ban

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Khawaja Saad offers freight trains to private sector

LAHORE: Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Monday offered freight trains to private sector, saying that the Lahor

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Drilling, construction start at Thar Coal site under CPEC

KARACHI: The drilling and construction work has started in second largest point block-I of Thar Coal area under the Chin

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‘Unconfirmed’ photo of Karan Johar’s twins going viral

Famed Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar is a proud dad of twins, son Yash Johar and daughter Roohi Johar. The news was fol

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This Pakistani girl looks a lot like Indian actress Anushka Sharma

Celebrity doppelgangers are always amazing to look at and certainly hard to find, especially those with shockingly uncan

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Adele stops performance as fan suffers cardiac arrest

The Hello singer was forced to halt her concert performance in Sydney when a 47-year-old fan suffered a cardiac arrest&

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Manchar Lake Contamination Case: SC gives one month to governments for effective measures

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Monday while hearing a case about disposal of toxic water into Manchar Lake, has expressed r

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We are making great progress with healthcare: Trump

President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to press ahead with a controversial plan, slowed by bickering within his Republica

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Vienna zoo culls 20 pelicans after bird flu virus found

An Austrian zoo culled 20 pelicans on Friday after it found the entire group was infected with the highly contagious H5

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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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Discover Pan, Saturn’s ravioli shaped moon

Is it a UFO? Is it a dumpling? Is it ravioli? No, it’s Saturn’s moon, Pan. The raw unprocessed images of Sa

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Scientists grow potato under Mars-like conditions in Peru

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

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Elephant whacks and kills trainer at Japan zoo

Tokyo: An elephant whacked a trainer with its trunk and killed him at a Japanese zoo on Sunday, police said.Wichai Madee

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Ghosts’ drive Brazil’s president from residence: report

Brazil’s President Michel Temer blames bad vibes and even ghosts for driving him from his sumptuous official resid

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Belgian zoo will shorten its rhinos’ horns

A Belgian zoo said Saturday it will shorten its rhinos’ horns as an anti-poaching measure following the grisly kil

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