Monday, 17 January 2022

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Sharbat Gula to be deported to Afghanistan tomorrow

PESHAWAR: After a marathon meeting held between Pakistani and Afghan government officials in Peshawar on Monday, it was decided to deport Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’ tomorrow as the court had declared her guilty of living in Pakistan illegally and then acquiring twice the country’s computerised national identity card. The ...

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Shoaib Akhtar blessed with baby boy

LAHORE – Star cricketer Shoaib Akhtar took to social media to announce arrival of a baby son on Monday. “Guys, am ecstatic to share that me & Begum have been blessed with a healthy baby boy just now. Oh what a feeling! Thank u Allah Pak. Both Mom & little ...

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FBI clears Clinton in email review

WASHINGTON: The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the US election. FBI Director James Comey made the ...

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Police chief of held Kashmir says situation still fragile

SRINAGAR: Chief of the Jammu and Kashmir police has said that situation in the India-held region is still grim. The director general of police (DGP), K. Rajendra, told a meeting of top civil and police officials chaired by Chief Minister Meh­booba Mufti that situation in the held Valley had improved ...

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Pakistan cricket team arrives in New Zealand

Pakistan national cricket team, led by captain Misbah-ul-Haq, arrived in New Zealand on Sunday. The team reached Nelson on Sunday morning from Dubai, where it will play a three-day warm-up match against New Zealand A starting at Saxton Oval on Friday, Nov 11. Pakistan will play two tests against the ...

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Donald Trump’s first TV ad touts Muslim ban

Donald Trump is taking to the television airwaves, and his first advert prominently features his controversial call for temporarily halting the entry of all Muslim into the US and a border wall “paid for by Mexico”. The 30-second spot is narrated by a stern-sounding male voice and features grainy images ...

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Saudi Arabia’s allies Bahrain, Sudan and UAE act against Iran

Bahrain on Sunday saw protests against the execution of Sheikh Nimr. A number of Saudi Arabia’s allies have joined diplomatic action against Iran after the Saudi embassy in Tehran was attacked amid a row over the execution of a Shia Muslim cleric. Bahrain and Sudan have both severed relations with ...

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