Saturday, 5 December 2020

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Police clears Pakistani businessman

LONDON: There is no case or investigation against Pakistani businessman Tarab Raja and allegations levelled against him were false and without any foundation, The Scotland Yard said on Wednesday. Raja – a well-known entrepreneur with links to politicians in Pakistan – came into limelight in Pakistani media December, last year, ...

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Iran gets new sanctions from US over ballistic missile program

WASHINGTON: The US slapped fresh sanctions on Iran Tuesday over its ballistic missile program, just hours after Washington admitted the Islamic Republic was complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed two years ago. Iran’s parliament retaliated by voting for extra funding for the missile program, a move that speaker Ali ...

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At least 8 killed in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

People gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI: At least eight people were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria. A spokesman for a civilian self-defense force in Maiduguri city said the bomber was being chased by ...

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RAW targeting CPEC through Afghanistan: CJCSC

KARACHI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has said Pakistan is fully aware of the designs of hostile agencies, especially RAW against the country. Addressing the passing out parade of cadets at Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi on Saturday, he said the Indian intelligence is operating ...

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‘Malala Day’ celebrated globally

LONDON: Yesterday Malala Day was celebrated across the world in connection with the 20th birthday of famous female education activist and noble peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai. The United Nations had declared July 12th as Malala Day to commemorate not only young activist’s birthday, but also the day she delivered ...

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Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

WASHINGTON:  An iceberg with size bigger than the US state of Delaware, one of the largest ever seen, was set adrift after snapping from a West Antarctic ice shelf that will be closely watched for signs of collapse, scientists said Wednesday. A crack in the Larsen C ice shelf, a ...

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PML-N to challenge JIT report in SC

ISLAMABAD: With the mounting pressure on the prime minister to step down in the light of the joint investigation team’s findings, the ruling PML-N yesterday decided not to bow to the pressure and fight the case on legal and political fronts. In a third consultative meeting in less than 24 ...

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