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 2017-03-27 01:18 

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After neo-Nazi youth, Swede teaches the value of tolerance... +

KRISTINEHAMN: Kimmie Ahlen was once seduced by the violent underpinnings of National Socialist ideology, but today, alarmed by the spread of populism, he has a new mission -- teaching tolerance to young Swedes....

 2017-03-27 01:18 

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Hundreds arrested during massive crackdowns across Held Kashmir... +

SRINAGAR: Amid intensified crackdown, Indian police and paramilitary forces have arrested hundreds of youth ahead of the parliamentary election scheduled to be held in Srinagar and Islamabad districts on April 9 and 12....

 2017-03-27 01:18 

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Few foreigners in eastern Germany but xenophobia is rife... +

FRANKFURT: A social worker in the drab eastern German city of Frankfurt an der Oder admits she feels isolated at work whenever talk turns to the country's record influx of refugees....

 2017-03-27 01:17 

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Rebel court sentences Yemen president to death... +

SANAA: A rebel court in Yemen's insurgent-held capital has sentenced President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi to death for high treason in absentia, the rebel news agency has said....

 2017-03-27 01:17 

Daily Times

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Bulgarian left seeks election comeback... +

SOFIA: Bulgarian voters went to the polls Sunday after a tight election race pitting Socialists seen as closer to Russia against two-times centre-right premier Boyko Borisov, seeking another comeback....

 2017-03-27 01:16 

Daily Times

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Iraq probes reports of civilian deaths in Mosul: officer... +

BAGHDAD: Iraq is investigating air strikes in west Mosul that reportedly killed large numbers of civilians in recent days, a military spokesman said on Sunday....

 2017-03-27 01:16 

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One killed, 14 wounded in Ohio nightclub shooting... +

WASHINGTON: One person was killed and 14 others wounded early Sunday in a shooting involving at least two attackers at a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police reported....

 2017-03-27 01:16 

Daily Times

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NATO troops race winter to give Afghan forces a morale boost... +

CAMP ARENA: The target is behind a slope, the advance is unprotected: crawl, fire! Italian instructors in western Afghanistan have been using the relatively quiet winter to bolster Afghan troops against the Taliban....

 2017-03-27 01:16 

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Pentagon enjoying greater leeway under Donald Trump... +

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon under President Donald Trump is enjoying greater freedom to run its wars the way it wants - and not constantly seek White House approval on important decisions....

 2017-03-27 01:14 

Daily Times

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Tharparkar journalists trained on disaster risk reduction... +

MITHI: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) aims to reduce the damage caused by natural hazards, especially in desert areas like Thar Desert where droughts and famines are normal, journalists can help communities by reporting extensively on these issues, its mit...

 2017-03-27 01:14 

Daily Times

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The battle for Karachi... +

On the surface, the August 22 speech of Altaf Hussain has dealt a death blow to his party MQM handing an opportunity to the powers that be to weaken his grip on Karachi....

 2017-03-27 01:13 

Daily Times

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Custodian warns of protests if Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine security not increased... +

DADU: The custodian of Hazrat Qalandar Lal Shahbaz Shrine Syed Wali Muhammad Shah has warned that if the security of the shrine is not be increased, he would issue a protest call all across Sindh....

 2017-03-27 01:13 

Daily Times

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Prices of textbooks to witness 5% to 10% increase... +

KARACHI: The retail prices of text books for secondary school will witness a surge of up to 5 percent to 10 percent....

 2017-03-27 00:14 

Daily Times

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Hindu-Muslim scuffle in Gujarat kills one; 14 hurt... +

GUJARAT: One person was killed and about 14 injured when violence erupted following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat, a senior administrative official said on Sunday....

 2017-03-27 00:11 

Daily Times

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Rabbani to oppose military courts bill in Upper House... +

KARACHI: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani Sunday said that he will oppose the legislation already cleared by the National Assembly for revival of military courts, in the Upper House....

 2017-03-27 00:11 

Daily Times

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Sixty skilled students get tool kits from Sindh governor... +

KARACHI: Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair on Sunday said that any nation is thoroughly dependent on its human resource and specially persons having technical expertise in various fields....

 2017-03-27 00:11 

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Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen... +

KARACHI: Pakistan has arrested at least 100 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in its waters, officials said on Sunday. The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) made the arrests Saturday night, and also impounded 19 wooden boats, a security official told AF...

 2017-03-27 00:11 

Daily Times

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PM addresses workers in Hyderabad today... +

KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is arriving on a day-long visit to Hyderabad today (Monday).Nawaz will address Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sindh Workers Convention. He will also meet senior party leadership and prominent people of Sindh'...

 2017-03-27 00:11 

Daily Times

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Senior TTP leader killed in Afghan drone hit: US... +

WASHINGTON: A senior Al-Qaeda commander linked to major attacks in Pakistan including the bombing of a luxury hotel and an assault on a cricket team has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, Washington said Saturday....

 2017-03-27 00:11 

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PPP begins 'groundwork' for 2018 general elections... +

LAHORE: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman and former President Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday announced to constitute a special committee for consultations with other political parties to ensure the next general elections are held in a free, fair ...

 2017-03-26 23:12 

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New York skyscrapers adapt to climate change... +

NEW YORK: With a skyline crowded with ever-more luxury towers, the construction of another Manhattan skyscraper wouldn't normally be remarkable....

 2017-03-26 23:10 

Daily Times

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'Nisar is soft on 'Panama Sharifs', hard on cricketers'... +

KARACHI: Former Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon on Sunday said that the Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was quick in putting cricketers on the Exist Control List (ECL), but he has taken no action against the Sharifs for their involveme...

 2017-03-26 23:10 

Daily Times

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Why border fencing may not work... +

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff during his visit to border areas in Mohmand and Orakzai agencies announced that the fencing of Pak-Afghan border had commenced alongside the deployment of 'technical surveillance means' and regular air surveillance. ...

 2017-03-26 23:09 

Daily Times

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PM Sharif should have visited Sindh much earlier: Murad... +

LARKANA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should have visited Sindh much earlier as Sindh is also part of Pakistan, said Syed Murad Ali Shah while talking to newsmen in Garhi Khuda Bux where he reached on Sunday to review the arrangements made thus far for the...

 2017-03-26 19:05 

Daily Times

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NCA holds BoGs' meeting to fill vacant posts despite court order... +

LAHORE: The National College of Arts (NCA) has held a meeting of its Board of Governors (BoGs) to finalise procedure for hiring academic staff at vacant posts despite the courts stay order, it has been learnt....

 2017-03-26 19:05 

Daily Times

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Flower exhibition attracts Lahoris in droves... +

LAHORE: Loads of Lahoris thronged the Jilani Park on Sunday to witness the Annual Spring Flower Exhibition that will continue until March 30....

 2017-03-26 19:05 

Daily Times

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Grenade attack in Karachi injures 12... +

KARACHI: Unknown attackers targeted Lyari on Sunday with a hand grenade, which seriously injured at least 12 people....

 2017-03-26 19:04 

Daily Times

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Prices of chicken, tomato go sky-high... +

LAHORE: Prices of chicken and vegetables have gone up in the provincial capital with tomato rates hitting a new peak....

 2017-03-26 19:04 

Daily Times

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Two muggers killed in police 'encounter'... +

LAHORE: The Central Investigation Agency (CIA) Kahna police Sunday killed two suspects, who were said to be involved in murder of three policemen, during an alleged police encounter in Factory Area police limits on Sunday....

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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PPP leaders visit ailing Munnoo Bhai... +

LAHORE - Chairman Bhutto Legacy Foundation Bashir Riaz visited Munnoo Bhai at Punjab Institute of Cardiology to inquire about his health on behalf of Asif Ali...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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PTDC to start mini air safari for capital tourists ... +

Islamabad-Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) would develop Helipad at Rawal Lake View Point to start mini air safari in Islamabad.Talking to APP...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Ed Sheeran rescues homeless Liberian boys... +

Monrovia-For Red Nose Day, Ed Sheeran refused to leave without making sure the poor boys he met were safe.Comic Relief is a time where top celebrities visit...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Engineers dilemma ... +

For the engineers, who passed out in 2016 and onwards, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) has introduced Supervisory Certificates and in tandem has made it...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

937 URLs, 10 websites of proscribed groups blocked... +

ISLAMABAD - Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have registered 17,562 cases and nabbed 19,289 persons to counter hate speech, extremist literature and misuse of...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Conflicting casualty figures a week after Mosul blast... +

MOSUL -Conflicting accounts emerged on Sunday about an explosion in Iraqs Mosul a week ago after a US-led coalition strike against Islamic State that local...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Rs120m road projects pledged... +

WAZIRABAD - A sum of Rs120 million will be spent on the development of roads and drains in the five union councils of Wazirabad City during the current fiscal...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Drug addiction ... +

I am a student of Karachi university and I want to draw the attention of concerned authorities through this letter. Drug addiction is a bad habit. Most of the...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

PAPPU YAR, WE ARE TRULY IN THE SAME BOAT TODAY PANAMA MEMO... +

PAPPU YAR, WE ARE TRULY IN THE SAME BOAT TODAYPANAMA MEMO...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Blasts kill six in Bangladesh... +

DHAKA - Two explosions ripped through a crowd Saturday, killing six people and injuring some 50 in Bangladesh's northeastern city of Sylhet as army commandos...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

PIA starts new flight schedule... +

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is implementing changes in timings of weekly flights schedule operating from Jeddah to Pakistan, particularly...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

CPEC to make Gwadar busiest port of world... +

JHABBRAN - Effective economic policies of the government have put the country on the path to prosperity and the day is no far off when Pakistan will emerge as...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Tears and laughter for Debbie, Carrie Fisher... +

LOS ANGELES-Friends, family and hundreds of wellwishers gathered in the Hollywood Hills on Saturday to celebrate the lives of beloved celebrity mother and...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Visitors decry non-maintenance of Faisal Mosque ... +

Islamabad-The most attractive religious place in the federal capital - Faisal Mosque - perched on the hill-top is in dilapidated condition due to the apathy of...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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CNIC verification... +

The process of verification started long ago for the recognition of foreign nationals and blocks fake ones. It causes tension amongst the public by the name of...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Karachi weather... +

A large number of people seen at seaside due to hot day in the port city.A large number of citizens are gathering to enjoy their pleasant evening after...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest... +

MOSCOW - Hundreds of people including top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny were arrested on Sunday as thousands of Russians defied bans to stage protests across...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Federal Budget as a game changer... +

The Federal Budget 16-17 announced last year carried a deficit of Rs 4395 billion and reduction of Budget deficit to 3.8% of GDP. Bank borrowing was estimated...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Power projects ... +

Energy crisis is one of the most important issues for Pakistan. With the help of China, the current requirements of electricity are somewhat being fulfilled....

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

De Kock bats through pain to have Test even... +

HAMILTON - Quinton de Kock batted through the pain of a damaged finger to bolster South Africa with a defiant 90 as the deciding Test against New Zealand was...

 2017-03-26 19:00 

The Nation

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Brathwaite lets go of pressure of expectation... +

Barbados - By the time West Indies' upcoming T20I series against Pakistan is done, it will be a year since that evening in Kolkata, when Brathwaite slammed...

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