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IS beheads three brothers in Afghanistan

JALALABAD -UNS : Militants from Islamic State have beheaded three brothers, all working in the medical profession, in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, an official said on Monday. Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar, the main stronghold of Islamic State in Afghanistan, said …

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Royal baby is Britain’s heaviest future king ‘in over a century’

LONDON-UNS– The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge s third child is believed to be Britain s heaviest future king born in over a century weighing 8lbs 7oz. According to British media reports, Kensington Palace confirmed the baby was born at 11am and weighs 8 lbs …

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Documents don’t bear Nawaz, children’s names: DG NAB

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Zahir Shah, witness in the Avenfield property reference and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) director general (Operations), Monday revealed in the cross-examination that the documents received from the United Kingdom’s Central Authority didn’t bear former premier Nawaz or his children’s names. While …

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Pak-US diplomatic rift deepens as talks remain futile

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD – Ostensibly, it seems that Pak-US diplomatic rift is going to deepen further in the upcoming days as second round of dialogue has remained futile. As per details garnered, both sides remained firm on the stance to not lift restrictions and …

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Zafar sends legal notice to Meesha over ‘reckless allegations’

ISLAMABAD -UNS -Meesha-Zafar brawl on Monday took a new twist after Ali Zafar on Monday sent a legal notice to Meesha Shafi over hurling ‘reckless accusations’. The legal notice stated that Meesha Shafi had hurled reckless allegations at Ali Zafar and made false claims pertaining …

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XI appreciates Pak role: CPEC proves viability of China’s OBOR Initiative: Kh Asif

BEIJING -UNS – Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Monday said that Pakistan and China have proven the viability of the Belt and Road Initiative through its flagship project, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). He said this in his meeting with President of China H.E. …

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Pakistan team leave for England tour

LAHORE -UNS: Pakistan team left for its tour of England, Ireland and Scotland on Sunday. Pakistan Cricket Board stated that Mohammad Amir could not join the squad as he has not been issued British visa. The side will play one Test against Ireland, a tw0-match …

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CJ takes notice of ECP decision for ban on new govt jobs

ISLAMABAD: A three-member of Supreme Court’s bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will hear the suo motu case regarding the temporary ban on hiring in public institutions by Election Commission of Pakistan. The Chief Justice took suo motu notice of …

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Another missile attack : Saudi intercepted missile fired by Yemeni rebels

RIYADH (AFP) – Saudi air defences on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels at the kingdom s southern border city of Najran, which set a farm ablaze, state media said. “Saudi forces were able to intercept (the missile),” the Saudi Press Agency …

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Govt to present budget on April 27

FAISALABAD -UNS – State Minister for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan on Sunday said the PML-N government would present its fifth budget on April 27 which will not only be people-friendly but will also provide the maximum relief to the masses. Addressing a reception hosted …

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