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Mugabe holds lavish birthday party as country endures food shortages

HARARE: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turned 93 this week, celebrates his birthday on Saturday with a lavish p

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Saudi FM in landmark visit to Iraq: officials

BAGHDAD: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was in Baghdad for talks on Saturday, the first such visit by a chief dip

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North Korea evades sanctions with network of overseas companies: UN report

WASHINGTON: North Korea is evading international sanctions with a sophisticated network of overseas companies, enabled p

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Civil-military leadership on same page to eradicate terrorism: minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for SAFRON Lt. General (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Saturday stressed on the need to work in all dir

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Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad: Four terrorists killed, over 600 suspects arrested in Punjab

RAWALPINDI: Four terrorists were killed in exchange of fire with personnels of Punjab Rangers on Saturday while over 600

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Sindh CM stresses for holding extracurricular activities for ‘differently-abled’ children

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Special Education department to prepare an annual calenda

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Teenage wrestler takes transgender rights to the mat in Texas championship

-ReutersHigh school athlete Mack Beggs and many of his opponents want him to wrestle against boys, but the transgender b

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Cousins rips Kings, calls trade to New Orleans ‘coward move’

-Reuters(The Sports Xchange) – All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins lashed out at Sacramento Kings management, terming

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De Villiers’ record sets up thumping win over New Zealand

WELLINGTON: A record-setting innings by AB de Villiers set South Africa up for a resounding 159-run win in the third one

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Business Trends

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Head-scratching investors call time on Trump stock rally

World equity markets came under pressure Friday as analysts ran out of ways to justify Donald Trump-inspired stock valu

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SBP imposes 100pc cash margin on import of consumer items

ISLAMABAD: State Bank of Pakistan on Friday imposed 100 percent cash margin on the import of consumer items including m

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OGRA increases price of LPG

ISLAMABAD: Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) on Friday increased price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) at the rat

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Oscars so divided: Hollywood still struggles with race

-ReutersOn their way to this year’s Oscars, Dev Patel searched for his Indian roots, Denzel Washington wrestled wi

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The nine contenders for the best picture Oscar

LOS ANGELES: From a whimsical Hollywood musical to a lyrical, coming-of-age tale about a black man growing up in Miami a

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UNODC launches $ 70 mln programme for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented its USD 70 Million Country Programme II (2016-

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Children can inherit obesity from their parents: Study

ISLAMABAD: According to a new study, 30 percent to 40 percent of the Body mass index (BMI) in children is inherited from

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Smartphones can be used as a pocket doctor

Smartphones will soon become mobile laboratories which can monitor bone density, calculate red blood cell levels and eve

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PSL 2017: Two matches today

DUBAI: Two matches will be played in Pakistan Super League (PSL) second edition today on Saturday, Aaj News reported. Ac

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Indian censors block release of ‘lady-oriented’ film

MUMBAI: India’s censor board has refused to certify a film it describes as “lady-oriented”, sparking a

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In Gaza, Syrians try to rebuild lives in ruins

NUSEIRAT REFUGEE CAMP, Palestinian Territories: When his family’s restaurant in Aleppo was crushed by bombs, Anas

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After reading this you will never throw away potato peels

Potato is referred to as one of the healthiest vegetables in the world, containing a lot of properties that are good for

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Average life expetancy on the rise

—ISLAMABAD: Average life expectancy will rise in many countries by 2030, breaking through 90 years in some places, accor

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Here is an advice about how to deal with stress ?

-DaniiWEB DESK: The word stress itself gives stress, whether you are a student or a working person you may have experien

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