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Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin to gold at Rio 2016. Bolt, 29, ran 9.81 seconds in his final Olympics to replicate his success at Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Twice banned for …

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Nigeria Chibok girls: Boko Haram video shows captives

The Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has released a video showing some of the schoolgirls they abducted from the northern town of Chibok. Some 50 girls are shown with a gunman who demands the release of fighters in return for the girls, and says some …

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Pakistan is leader of Muslim world : Gambian Minister

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLMABAD: Minister of Higher Education,Research and technology of Republic of the Gambia, Prof. Dr Aboubacar Abdullah Senghore said that Pakistan must lead Muslim world because this country have a big potential to lead the developing countries. During an interview with ‘WORLD TRIBUNE …

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15th General Assembly of COMSTECH endorses10 year action plan for science,technology in OIC states

ISLAMABAD-UNS -The 15th General Assembly of COMSTECH endorses a comprehensive 10 year plan of action for development of science and technology in OIC states prepared by COMSTECH in consultation with eminent scientists of several member states. The plan recommends all member states to implement basic …

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‘China-Pakistan economic corridor to be extended to Red Sea,Africa’

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD : Pakistan and Saudi Arabia agreed to extend China-Pakistan economic corridor (CPEC) to Red Sea and Africa.   This was agreed in a meeting between Federal Minister Planning, Development & Reform Ahsan Iqbal  Engr Adil Al Faqih, Saudi Minister for Economic …

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‘150’ Shebab fighters killed in US drone strike in Somalia: Pentagon

WASHINGTON -UNS : A US drone strike on a Shebab training camp in Somalia over the weekend killed more than 150 fighters who were planning a “large-scale” attack, the Pentagon said on Monday. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said the strike occurred sometime Saturday (US …

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Trump, Clinton win Louisiana on night of split US votes

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders scored key victories Saturday in their White House quests, but it was Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton who outperformed their rivals to remain the race’s undisputed frontrunners. Republican Trump and Democrat Clinton did what they needed …

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Pakistan dropped to eighth position in new ICC T20 ranking

DUBAI -UNS – Following the poor performance in Asia Cup T20 2016, Pakistan cricket team on Thursday have been dropped to eighth position from sixth place in latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 rankings. Pakistan team have been listed just above Afghanistan and Bangladesh cricket …

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India conspiring against CPEC: Deputy Chairman Senate

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Deputy Chairman of Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri has warned the increasing conspiracies being crafted by the neighboring states against the implementation of CPEC in Pakistan. “India and other neighboring countries are not happy with CPEC and have been hatching conspiracies …

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UK EU exit would be global economy ‘shock’ – G20 leaders

LONDON-UNS/BBC- Finance ministers from the world’s leading economies have warned of a “shock” to the global economy if the UK leaves the EU. The ministers gave their opinion in a statement released at the end of a two-day meeting of G20 nations in China. Chancellor …

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