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 2017-02-20 07:28 

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Moreno edges closer to win in Ecuador presidential election... +

QUITO: Leftist Lenin Moreno appeared to be edging towards an outright victory in Ecuador's presidential elections on Sunday, with partial results showing him close to crossing the margin needed to avoid a runoff....

 2017-02-20 07:28 

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Malaysia summons envoy as Kim murder row deepens... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia summoned the North Korean ambassador on Monday for a dressing-down over Pyongyang's attack on its investigation into the assassination of leader Kim Jong-Nam's brother, deepening a diplomatic row....

 2017-02-20 06:27 

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French army grooms eagles to down drones... +

FRANCE: At Montde-Marsan in southwestern France a quartet of fearsome golden eagles is being trained to take out unmanned aircraft in mid-flight....

 2017-02-20 06:09 

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Three killed as car turns turtle in Lahore... +

LAHORE: According to reports, a car flipped over while racing another car, resulting in the death of a passerby and three people in the vehicle....

 2017-02-20 06:09 

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Tickets for those who work in KP: PTI... +

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreeke-Insaf (PTI) stated that it would only sanction tickets to those who actually work in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)...

 2017-02-20 05:07 

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PAF bombs militant hideouts in NWA, terrorists killed: ISPR... +

ISLAMABAD: Numerous terrorists were killed on Monday after Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets bombed militant hideouts in Wucha Bibi, North Waziristan....

 2017-02-20 05:07 

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Police apprehends 12 during search operations in Lahore... +

LAHORE: At least 12 suspects were arrested after police conducted search operations in separate areas of Lahore on Sunday....

 2017-02-20 05:07 

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Seven terrorists gunned down by Rangers in Karachi... +

KARACHI: Seven terrorists were shot and killed, early Monday in a firing incident between Rangers and terrorists in Shah Latif Town, Karachi....

 2017-02-20 03:24 

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Pentagon chief readies Afghanistan proposals for Trump... +

ABU DHABI: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday said he is compiling an assessment for President Donald Trump to weigh on Afghanistan, which remains mired in a brutal and seemingly intractable conflict....

 2017-02-20 02:23 

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N Koreans in Malaysia keep low profile after Kim killing... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's only North Korean restaurant promises a glimpse into life in the reclusive state but it has been shuttered since news broke of the assassination of leader Kim Jong-Un's brother, with security guards turning customers away....

 2017-02-20 02:23 

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The man who turned the lights on in energy-starved Nepal... +

KATHMANDU: The continuous whirl of hair dryers is a novel sound at the Blush Beauty Point parlour in Nepal's capital Kathmandu, which until just five months ago had to close at regular intervals because of power cuts....

 2017-02-20 02:23 

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Hundreds of Rohingya 'return home' from Bangladesh... +

DHAKA: Hundreds of Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar have returned home, community leaders said Sunday, adding that most had gone back temporarily to fetch relatives....

 2017-02-20 02:23 

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UN envoy questions US engagement on Syria... +

MUNICH: UN envoy Staffan de Mistura on Sunday questioned US President Donald Trump's engagement in solving the Syrian war, just days ahead of a new round of peace talks in Geneva....

 2017-02-20 02:23 

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US aircraft carrier strike group patrolling South China Sea... +

WASHINGTON: A US aircraft carrier strike group is patrolling in the South China Sea, the US Navy said Saturday, days after Beijing told Washington not to challenge its sovereignty in the waterway....

 2017-02-20 02:23 

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Ecuador in vote that could alter Assange's fate... +

QUITO: Oil-rich Ecuador votes Sunday in general elections that could lead to fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange being evicted from the country's London embassy....

 2017-02-20 02:23 

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Artisans break the mould in Britain's pottery capital... +

STOKE-ON-TRENT: At the 18th-century Spode pottery works in Stoke-on-Trent, start-up artisans like 22-year-old Emma Price are moving into abandoned buildings and breathing new life into a once-mighty industry....

 2017-02-20 02:23 

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Iraq launches assault on IS-held west Mosul... +

AL-BUSEIF: Iraqi forces seized 10 villages from the Islamic State group Sunday, launching a daunting operation to retake west Mosul which aid groups warned will put civilians in grave danger....

 2017-02-20 02:05 

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A dangerous new phase of militancy... +

ISIS has claimed last Thursday's massacre at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine-the sickening culmination of a horribly bloody week in Pakistan that featured attacks in all four provinces and three major urban centers over just four days....

 2017-02-20 02:05 

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PML-N making Pakistan 'prosperous' by huge power bills... +

ISLAMABAD: The government has put the burden of surcharge, electricity pilfering and subsidy on the shoulders of consumers....

 2017-02-20 02:05 

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Sindh CM suspends SSP and SP... +

SEHWAN: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Sunday transferred SSP Jamshoro Tarique Wilayat and SP Sehwan Rashid Hidayat....

 2017-02-20 02:05 

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CPP urges govt to change pro-imperialist policies... +

HYDERABAD: While condemning the terror attack on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar and expressing their sympathies with the injured and families of the deceased, the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) Secretary General, Comrade Imdad Qazi, warned the inst...

 2017-02-20 01:05 

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Bahawalpur police arrest eight suspects... +

BAHAWALPUR: Police on Sunday arrested eight suspects during a search operation....

 2017-02-20 01:05 

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Avalanche kills seven at Lowari Tunnel... +

CHITRAL: At least seven technicians were killed and another seven sustained injuries when an avalanche hit a workshop of the Korean company near Lowari Tunnel on Sunday, officials said....

 2017-02-20 01:04 

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Nawaz seeks 'endorsement' from Trump administration... +

ISLAMABAD: With Panama case dangling over his head, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks immediate backing from the Trump administration to mitigate the political pressure both from inside and outside the country....

 2017-02-20 00:03 

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AJK PM loves foreign trips... +

ISLAMABAD: AJK Prime Minister Farooq Haider has spent millions from the national exchequer on his foreign trips and he is, once again, ready to fly abroad with his family. On one hand, he is famous for delivering lectures on austerity, but on the other ha...

 2017-02-20 00:03 

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Nandipur project 'corruption leaks' coming soon... +

ISLAMABAD: A sub-committee formed by the Senate's Standing Committee on Water and Power will submit its report regarding billions of rupees embezzlement in the Nandipur power project....

 2017-02-19 23:19 

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Trump reassures supporters in fiery campaign-style speech... +

MELBOURNE: President Donald Trump turned back the clock Saturday with a bold and aggressive Florida speech straight out of his 2016 campaign playbook, enthralling fans while insisting all is well in the White House despite weeks of turbulence....

 2017-02-19 19:00 

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Ghani warns Nawaz's 'cronies' to mind their language... +

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Saeed Ghani strongly reacting to Talal Chaudhrys abuse towards PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari....

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Why did the state wait for this week of terror before going after the terrorists?... +

There were recently at least 5 terrorist attacks in a span of 5 days in Pakistan. Even for a country accustomed to such attacks, it still came as a huge...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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A walk on Kot Diji Fort... +

A few weeks ago, I took a walk atop Kot Diji Fort, 25 km south of Khairpur, Sindh. We got to our destination after driving through crowded towns and meandering...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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PSL2: Kings beat Zalmi by 9 runs... +

Karachi Kings beat Peshawar Zalmi by 9 runs in the 13th fixture of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 being played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.Peshawar Zalmi...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Iraq launches assault on IS-held west Mosul... +

OREIJ, Iraq - Iraqi forces launched an offensive Sunday on militants defending Mosul's west bank, in what could be the most brutal fighting yet in a...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Hungarian love story wins top prize at Berlin Film Festival... +

BERLIN-A Hungarian love story called On Body and Soul about two lonely hearts working in a slaughterhouse in Budapest won the Golden Bear for best film late on...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Gunaratne fireworks win Twenty20 series for Sri Lanka... +

GEELONG-Asela Gunaratne slammed a pulse-racing 84 to power Sri Lanka to a last-ball victory against Australia on Sunday, clinching their Twenty20...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Enlightening earthen lamps1... +

Members of Sindh Sujag Forum are enlightening earthen lamps in memory of people who killed in Sehwan blast, outside Hyderabad press club...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Tech tools gain traction amid Trump war on leaks... +

Rob Lever - As President Donald Trump warns of a crackdown on US government leaks to media, interest is growing in technology tools that allow sources to share...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Syrias White Helmets to travel to US for Oscars... +

BEIRUT-Rescue workers from Syrias White Helmets - the subjects of an Oscar-nominated documentary has said they have received US visas to attend next weeks...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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World Day of Social Justice tomorrow... +

Islamabad-Like other parts of the world, the United Nations World Day of Social Justice will be observed tomorrow in Pakistan to encourage people to look at...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Iran pushes for dialogue with Gulf Arab states... +

MUNICH - Iran's foreign minister on Sunday stepped up efforts to improve ties with Gulf Arab Sunni states urging them to work with their Shi'ite rival to...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Chandio hits out at Talal over his indecent language... +

Karachi - Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarian Central Secretary Information Maula Bux Chandio on Sunday lashed out at the Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

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Wattoo sees PML-N failure behind crises... +

LAHORE - PPP leader Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo said that the nation was faced with two biggets challenges of terrorism and corruption due to the government's failure...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Nasa revives life forms trapped inside crystals for 60,000 years... +

TG-NEW Mexico-Life forms which have been living inside crystals for up to 60,000 years have been revived by NASA, raising hopes that alien organisms could be...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

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Alamgirians remember `Golden Days ... +

Islamabad-A lively get together of Alamgirians full of nostalgia and past memories was held here which was participated by a large number of ex-students who...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Man who turned lights on in energy-starved Nepal... +

KATHMANDU-The continuous whirl of hair dryers is a novel sound at the Blush Beauty Point parlour in Nepals capital Kathmandu, which until just five months ago...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Smartphones are revolutionising medicine... +

BOSTON-Smartphones are revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, thanks to add-ons and apps that make their ubiquitous small screens into...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Financial Gerrymeandering... +

Financial Gerrymeandering...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Security beefed up at all shrines in Larkana district... +

LARKANA - Larkana Police has tightened the security at all the shrines in the district and special vigilance is being maintained by ensuring checking of...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Suicide bomb in market in Somalia capital kills 39... +

MOGADISHU - A car bomb ripped through a market in Mogadishu on Sunday, killing 39 people and injuring around 50, a local official said, days after Somalia...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Stability, prosperity linked to electoral reforms ... +

KAMALIA - Democratic institutions should be made stable and dignified through electoral reforms to ensure development of the country, as democratic stability...

 2017-02-19 19:00 

The Nation

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Police nail rapist-cum-killer of minor girl... +

GUJRANWALA - The police claimed to have unfolded the mystery surrounding the rape-cum-murder of a six-year-old girl. Addressing a press conference here on...

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