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Erdogan hosts Islamic summit to back Palestinians, condemn Israel

ISTANBUL (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday hosts for the second time in half a year a summit of the world’s main pan-Islamic group seeking to show solidarity with the Palestinians and condemn Israel after its deadly shootings of Gaza protesters. Erdogan …

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NA passes Finance Bill for next fiscal year

ISLAMABAD -UNS– National Assembly (NA) on Friday has passed the Finance Bill 2018 giving legal cover to the budgetary proposals for the next financial year. A number of proposals given by members during debate on the budget and recommendations of the Senate have been incorporated …

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Huge corruption in Saaf Pani Company:Hamza appears in NAB

LAHORE -UNS – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz on Friday appeared before National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Punjab Saaf Pani Company (PSPC) corruption case. During the session headed by Assistant Director Saqib Haider, Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif’s son was interrogated over …

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Four Pakistanis killed in Indian firing across Working Boundary in Sialkot

SIALKOT -UNS – At least four people including a woman and three children were martyred on Friday from “unprovoked” Indian firing across Working Boundary in Sialkot, said a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The ISPR statement said that Indian forces targeted Harpal, …

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With friends like Trump, who needs enemies: EU chief

SOFIA (AFP) – The European Union’s top official launched a stinging attack Wednesday on President Donald Trump, slamming his “capricious assertiveness” and saying the US leader acted more like an enemy than a friend. EU president Donald Tusk urged leaders meeting in Bulgaria to form …

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Meal with yogurt helps reduce inflammation, depression

A new study reveals that starting a meal with a single portion of yogurt helps to reduce inflammation. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison put yogurt to the test. The study was headed by Brad Bolling, an assistant professor of food science. To examine the …

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Tribesmen’s sit-in against target killings in North Waziristan continues

MIRALI -UNS : The tribesmen Thursday continued their sit-in against target killings in North Waziristan Agency on the first day of the Holy month of Ramadan. According to reports, the local tribesmen have staged a sit-in at main square of the Mirali for the last …

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Israel hits Hamas base but Gaza protests fade

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israel hit a Hamas base in an air raid Thursday in response to gunfire from the Gaza Strip, but weeks of deadly mass protests and clashes along the border may be reaching an end as Ramadan begins. Tens of thousands have protested …

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PML-N members express reservations over Nawaz’s interview

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Shun confrontation and focus on contesting elections, advised PML-N members in the parliamentary party meeting today. PML-N members have expressed reservations over former party President Nawaz Sharif’s recent interview which sparked controversy in the national circles. In the meeting headed by party …

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High target LeJ terrorist killed in Quetta wanted for more than 100 murders

ISLAMABAD (AFP) – A notorious militant wanted for more than 100 murders was killed in an intense gunfight with security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, the military said. Pakistani forces raided the Killi Almas village on the outskirts of Quetta, capital of the restive …

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