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IS claims top leader killed in coalition airstrike


BEIRUT: One of the militant Islamic State (IS) group’s top leaders, Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, described by the US as the “principal architect” of the group’s attacks on the West, has been killed in Syria, IS announced. The United States (US) said coalition forces had carried out an air strike targeting …

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England thrash Pakistan by 169 runs, win ODI series


ODI records smashed at Trent Bridge as host posts record 444-3  BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan was thrashed by England in the third One-day international by 169 runs. Pakistan bowled out on 269 in the 43rd over while chasing record 445 runs here last night. Only opener Sharjeel Khan and Muhammad Amir scored …

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Finally Karachi gets its Mayor


WASEEM AKHTAR TAKES OATH AS NEW FATHER OF THE CITY By Staff Reporter KARACHI: After every twist and turn one could imagine Waseem Akhtar finally sworn in as the new Mayor of Karachi yesterday. Karachiites got a new Mayor after a long gap of six years. Waseem ook the oath of …

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Nisar-Kh Asif row deepens


NADRA REPORT ON NA-110 ISLAMABAD: The gulf of differences has further widened between defence minister Khawaja Asif and interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in the perspective of NADRA report pertaining to National Assembly constituency NA-110. Well placed sources said that PML-N senior leadership seems to have been seized with …

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Tourists advised not to wear skirts in India


NEW DELHI: An Indian minister has appeared in the centre of controversy after advising female tourists not to wear skirts and refrain from going out alone at night in small towns. Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma was addressing a press conference yesterday about the safety of tourists in Agra where …

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Imran also a ‘RAW agent’: Abid Sher


From Our Correspondent LAHORE: State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali has labeled PTI chief Imran Khan as agent of RAW, claiming that the latter is ‘also a strong opponent of development in Pakistan.’ Speaking to media here yesterday, Sher Ali said masses would reject the rally being taken …

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