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Trump, Iran, and Stability in the Middle East

By Javier Solana It is unfortunate that so few international agreements have been reached in recent years. During a period when great-power competition has generally trumped cooperation, two significant exceptions – the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate agreement – offer hope that formalised, multilateral responses to global challenges …

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Million sign petition to stop UK visit


TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER  LONDON : A petition to stop US President Donald Trump’s UK state visit has gathered more than a million signatures. Numbers of signatories have been rising rapidly since a US clampdown on immigration came into effect over the weekend, causing anger worldwide. PM Theresa May announced the …

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People with Type 1 diabetes need to exercise safely


Maintaining good exercise regimen may be difficult and risky, especially for people with Type 1 diabetes, because exercise tends to cause fluctuations in blood sugar, which may even become dangerous, researchers warned. Patients with Type 1 diabetes have to monitor their blood glucose levels before, during and after exercise, said …

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Police fail to arrest actual culprits


REWARD ANNOUNCED FOR TIP-OFF IN SAVERA CASE  By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Inspector General Police – Sindh, A.D. Khawaja has ordered the concerned officials to apply scientifically proven techniques for arrest of actual culprits involved in Savera rape case. Chairing a meeting here yesterday to review the progress made in the …

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New Zealand beats Australia in 1st ODI


STOINIS UNBEATEN 146 GOES IN VAIN  NC Sports Desk AUCKLAND: New Zealand scraped home in the first one-dayer against Australia yesterday, but only after rookie all-rounder Marcus Stoinis´ fell agonisingly short of dragging his team to victory with an unbeaten 146. In just his second ODI, Stoinis took three wickets …

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Sindh Payment of Wages Bill passed amidst rumpus


By Staff Reporter KARACHI: Sindh Assembly yesterday passed the Sindh Payment of Wages Bill -2015 into law amidst shouts and slogans of dissent from the opposition benches. Acting Speaker Syeda Shehla Raza presided over the session. The session which began with recitation of verses from Holy Quran and Naat Sharif. …

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CNN braces for coming reportorial challenges

By Erik Wemple CNN went on a journalistic tear over the transition period. The network: Broke the news of widespread plagiarism by Monica Crowley, who’d been tapped to serve in a national security communications job in the United States. She ultimately withdrew from the appointment; broke the news of a …

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Pakistani films my priority: Mahira Khan


National Courier Report The leading lady Mahira Khan who recently made her Bollywood Debut with Raees has managed to rule the hearts yet again with her beauty. Her film Raees has not released in Pakistan until now but is expected to hit the locals screens on February 3rd. Mahira has …

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Decent work for all or indecent politics

By Guy Ryder The United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development commits UN member states to “leave no one behind.” One crucial component of that commitment – encompassed in the International Labour Organisation’s own agenda – is decent work for all. At a time when worker frustration and disillusionment is …

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