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US To Slap New Sanctions If Turkey Does Not Free Pastor

US To Slap New Sanctions If Turkey Does Not Free Pastor

Washington (August 16, 2018): US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday the United States was ready to put further sanctions on Turkey if detained American pastor Andrew Brunson was not released. “We have more that we are planning to do ...

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India Flood Toll Hits 106, Nearly 150,000 Homeless

India Flood Toll Hits 106, Nearly 150,000 Homeless

Web Desk (August 16, 2018): At least 106 people have died following heavy floods in India’s tourist hotspot of Kerala, as torrential rainfall threatened new areas, according to officials. More than 60,000 people have now entered relief camps, with nearly 150,000 people left ...

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Pakistan Condoles Death Of Ex Indian PM Vajpayee

Pakistan Condoles Death Of Ex Indian PM Vajpayee

Islamabad (August 16, 2018): Pakistan on Thursday condoled over the demise of former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who breathed his last on the day in New Delhi. “We have learnt with sadness thee passing away of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, ...

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7 Saudis Dead In Oman Road Accident

7 Saudis Dead In Oman Road Accident

Oman(August 16, 2018): Seven Saudi nationals were killed, and five others injured in a car accident in Haima, central Oman, on Tuesday. The head-on collision involved their vehicle and a truck, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) said. The victims died ...

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‘Ready To Talk’ With US To Solve Disputes, Turkey

‘Ready To Talk’ With US To Solve Disputes, Turkey

Ankara(August 16, 2018): Turkey has said it is willing to speak with the US to resolve an ongoing dispute between the two NATO allies, as the White House appeared to ratchet up pressure on Ankara. Speaking to a group of ...

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IHC Orders To Ban Twitter, If Doesn’t Follow Govt Request

IHC Orders To Ban Twitter, If Doesn’t Follow Govt Request

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairman has said the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered that Twitter is blocked in the country if the micro-blogging website does not comply with the government’s requests within 15 days. ...

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PSX Continues To Remain Red On Thursday

PSX Continues To Remain Red On Thursday

Karachi(August 16, 2018): The Pakistan Stock Exchange continued to remain in red on Thursday. The KSE-100 Index closed today (Thursday) at 41960.80 points as compared to 42446.56 points on the last working day with a negative change of 485.76 points.   ...

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Trump’s ‘Dirty War’ On Media Draws Editorials in 300 Outlets

Trump’s ‘Dirty War’ On Media Draws Editorials in 300 Outlets

Washington (August 16, 2018): More than 300 news outlets have launched a campaign to counter US President Donald Trump’s attacks and promote a free press. The Boston Globe made the call last week for a nationwide denouncement of the president’s “dirty ...

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Another Trailer Of “The Widows” Released

Another Trailer Of “The Widows” Released

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): Oscar winner Viola Davis is starring in the new film Widows that tells the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. The movie’s backdrop takes place in ...

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“Queen Of Soul” Aretha Franklin Passes Away At 76

“Queen Of Soul” Aretha Franklin Passes Away At 76

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think”, “I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect”, and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age ...

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PTI MPA Damages The Showroom, Fights Staff,

PTI MPA Damages The Showroom, Fights Staff,

Karachi (August 16, 2018): In a video, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Mansoor Sheikh can be seen being beaten up during a scuffle in a car showroom in Karachi. The scuffle can be seen inside a car showroom and PTI member Sheikh ...

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Difference Between Heart Burn And Acid Reflux

Difference Between Heart Burn And Acid Reflux

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): Understanding the differences between heartburn acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease involves understanding the links between them. According to the American College of Gastroenterology heartburn is a common digestive complaint in the United States affecting more than ...

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Gunmen Attack Intelligence Service Centre in Kabul

Gunmen Attack Intelligence Service Centre in Kabul

Kabul (August 16, 2018): Gunmen besieged a compound belonging to the Afghan intelligence service in Kabul on Thursday, police said, as the city’s Shiite residents held funeral services for the victims of a horrific suicide bombing the previous day that left 34 dead. ...

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Shoaib Malik Becomes First Pakistani Batsman To Score 8000

Shoaib Malik Becomes First Pakistani Batsman To Score 8000

Shoaib Malik became the first Pakistani batsman to cross the 8,000-run mark in domestic Twenty20 cricket. He accomplished the feat during the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2018 match between the Guyana Amazon Warriors and Barbados Tridents. The Warriors skipper went ...

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Former Indian Captain Ajit Wadekar Passes Away

Former Indian Captain Ajit Wadekar Passes Away

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar, who led the team to historic test series victories in West Indies and England in 1971, has died at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness. The left-handed batsman scored ...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away At 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away At 93

New Delhi(August 16, 2018): The former Indian Prime Minister passed away on Thursday at the age of 93. Vajpayee breathed his last at the AIIMS where he was admitted on June 11 with multiple health issues. The AIIMS had in ...

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“Kiki” Famed Drake In Relation With Athiya Shetty?

“Kiki” Famed Drake In Relation With Athiya Shetty?

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): It wouldn’t be wrong to say that love is in the air in Bollywood. Be it Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja’s wedding or Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt’s romance, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s rumored wedding, this year has seen ...

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New Zealand Bans Home Sales To Foreigners

New Zealand Bans Home Sales To Foreigners

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): New Zealand’s parliament has banned many foreigners from buying existing homes in the country – a move aimed at making properties more affordable. The ban only applies to non-residents. Australians and Singaporeans are exempt because of ...

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America Bans Russian And Chinese Companies

America Bans Russian And Chinese Companies

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): The U.S. Treasury implemented sanctions on Chinese, Russian and Singaporean shipping firms Wednesday for violating U.N. trade restrictions with North Korea. The financial penalties target three entities and one individual, a Russian national, the department said, for violating U.N. bans ...

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Combodia’s Ruling Party Win Election

Combodia’s Ruling Party Win Election

Web Desk(August 16, 2018): Cambodia’s ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), led by long-time Prime Minister Hun Sen, has won all parliamentary seats in last month’s largely unopposed general election, according to electoral officials. The CPP won in all 25 provinces and cities, ...

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