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Susan Rice, PM Nawaz discuss bilateral ties, regional situation

The Express Tribune - ‎9 minutes ago‎
US National Security Adviser Susan Rice met Prime Minister on Sunday to press concerns over attacks launched by militants based in Pakistan, officials said.
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Rashid faces life threat again

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
Rawalpindi - Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, the outspoken member of national assembly (MNA) and president of Awami Muslim League (AML), has been asked by the law enforcement agencies and the government of Punjab to restrict his movement as some suicide ...
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Airstrike kills 14 Taliban militants in Pakistan

Al-Bawaba - ‎2 hours ago‎
The airstrikes on Saturday, which are part of an ongoing offensive against the pro-Taliban militants, targeted hideouts in Shawal area of the North Waziristan tribal region.

Five Afghans arrested in joint operation

DAWN.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
RAWALPINDI: Five Afghan nationals were arrested near Dhanda in the Chakbeli Khan area in a joint search operation by the armed forces, intelligence agencies and local police.

Elected councillors in KP take oath today

The News International - ‎Aug 28, 2015‎
PESHAWAR: The newly elected members of different tiers of the local government are taking oath of office in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today.
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Egypt summons UK ambassador over criticism of AlJazeera trial

Reuters - ‎16 minutes ago‎
CAIRO Egypt's foreign ministry summoned the British ambassador over comments he made on an Egyptian court's decision to hand down prison sentences for three Al Jazeera journalists, state television reported on Sunday.
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Thai Army chief says Bangkok shrine bomb suspect uncooperative

The Indian Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
The unidentified foreigner, who is being held in military custody at an undisclosed location, was seized during a Saturday morning raid on a flat on the eastern outskirts of Bangkok.
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Migrant children found close to death in truck

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Three refugee children have been rescued after almost dying of thirst in a smuggler's lorry in Austria. Tragedy was narrowly averted in the latest incident in the escalating migration crisis when police discovered a lorry containing 26 migrants on a ...
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Local Syrian ceasefires break down as shelling resumes

Reuters UK - ‎9 hours ago‎
BEIRUT A ceasefire in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border and in two villages to the north has broken down after renewed heavy shelling, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Saturday.
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Imran to stage protest demanding resignations

gulfnews.com - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Islamabad: Opposition politician Imran Khan on Saturday announced that his Pakistan Tehreek e-Insaf (PTI) would stage a sit-in protest in Islamabad if four provincial members of the Election Commission do not resign.
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PM asks NHA to complete road projects by Dec 2017

DAWN.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asked the National Highway Authority (NHA) on Saturday to prepare plans to extend the country's road network for connectivity with Central Asia in the first phase and expand road links to other countries of South ...
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Pakistan will respond to India strongly if it does not stop its hostilities ...

PakTribune.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that Pakistan will respond to India strongly if it does not stop its hostilities along the Sialkot Woking Boundary.
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Baloch assigned to redress PPP concerns

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
KARACHI - Pakistan Muslim League's Federal Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch is scheduled to meet Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Monday to redress Pakistan People's Party's grievances over the arrests of its party leaders by Rangers, The Nation ...
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Traders give another strike call No transactions with banks on Sept 4

Pakistan Observer - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sunday, August 30, 2015 - Islamabad—Traders are poised for another countrywide strike against 0.3pc withholding tax as their representatives would hold demonstration and rallies at the federal and provincial capitals.

Govt asked to cut oil price in line with world market

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
LAHORE - The All Pakistan Business Forum on Saturday urged the government to transfer the whole benefit of reduction in crude oil prices in the international market to the industry.
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Pakistan envoy to UN makes pitch to US investors

Business Standard - ‎20 hours ago‎
Pakistan's ambassador to the UN Maleeha Lodhi has invited the American business community to the country, which she said offers "the most investor-friendly policies in the (South Asia) region", media reported on Saturday.
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FBR seeks 2-month transactions record from banks

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Federal Board of Revenue has directed all banks to submit details of two-month transactions record till September 15. It sought transactions record of more than Rs 50,000 from all the banks that had been done in the past two months, a ...
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John Sculley's Obi Unveils Budget Smartphones

Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East - Business news and analysis - ‎48 minutes ago‎
A smartphone company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley has unveiled its first own devices, which it will target young consumers in emerging markets with.
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'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3' Beta Now Open To Everyone On Xbox One And PC

Forbes - ‎Aug 28, 2015‎
Black Ops 3_Stronghold_Broken Arrow_WM Call of Duty: Black Ops III's beta is now open to everyone on PC and Xbox One. This follows several days of beta access for pre-order customers only, and mirrors last week's PS4 beta which also opened to the ...
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Square Enix Co Ltd Just Cause 3 Developers Giving Away An Entire Island

Bidness ETC - ‎19 hours ago‎
Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:SQNXF) and its developers Avalanche studios have announced a special promotion for the fans of the "Just Cause" series.
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Win World T20 and Pakistan will forgive you: Shoaib Akhtar to tainted trio

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar extended support on Sunday for Salman Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Amir saying he doesn't see why the cricketers should not get a chance to redeem themselves.
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One step too far

The Express Tribune - ‎Aug 28, 2015‎
A huge no ball - perhaps the biggest in international cricket since the advent of the front-foot rule - is bowled by Amir on the first ball of his third over.
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Never write me off, warns king Bolt

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING: Usain Bolt has warned that people write him off at their peril after the imperious Jamaican sealed another world treble gold despite an injury-hit season.
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'Green' SSC pitch gives pacer Prasad reasons to smile big

Times of India - ‎4 hours ago‎
COLOMBO: Unlike other menacing fast bowlers, Dhammika Prasad is always sporting a big smile. The only time there was a scowl on his face was on Saturday morning when umpire Nigel Llong turned down a close leg-before decision against India skipper ...
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Sophia Jamal comes in favour of Faisal Qureshi, lambastes at Phantom

The News Teller - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sophia Kamal, TV anchor and journalist of CNBC Pakistan, came in favour of Faisal Qureshi over Phantom. Says nothing was wrong in Faisal Qureshi's video over Phantom, some people are presenting his video in a wrong way.

Floral art designing techniques workshop held

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
islamabad - Floral Art Society of Pakistan (FASP) Islamabad chapter organised a workshop to teach women techniques to design flowers and leaves, both natural and artificial, for decoration purpose.
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Out now: Official theatrical trailer of Manto will leave you wanting for more

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Each look of Saadat Hasan Manto's biopic, Manto is causing more anticipation for its release and with its theatrical trailer, the upcoming film looks promising than ever.
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Sidharth Malhotra saves Fawad Khan's contact as 'Masla' on his phone

Financial Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan, who will be seen together in Shakun Batra's directorial 'Kapoor and Sons', seems to have bonded really well on the sets, as Sidharth has given the nickname 'Masla' to the Pakistani actor.
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Public-private: YDA protests privatisation of health facilities

The Express Tribune - ‎Aug 27, 2015‎
LAHORE: Scores doctors led by Young Doctors' Association on Thursday took out protest rallies and blocked traffic near public hospitals to demand an end to what they called was privatisation of health facilities.

Seminar speakers raise alarm over rising autism in children

Daily Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
LAHORE: Speakers at an awareness seminar on autism have raised the alarm, saying that according to some recent statistics, one in every 50 children in Pakistan can be autistic, while awareness among parents about the disease is virtually non-existent.
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European heart experts okay longer use of blood thinners

Reuters - ‎18 hours ago‎
LONDON Aug 29 European heart experts on Saturday endorsed the potential use of multiple blood thinning drugs for heart attack patients beyond one year, in a move that may boost demand for AstraZeneca's Brilinta.
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Young goths 'at risk of depression'

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Islamabad: Young people who identify as goths may be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, a study suggests. Researchers could not fully explain the link, but suggest a tendency for goths to distance themselves from society could play a part, ...
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Clock ticking as climate negotiators meet in Bonn

The Japan Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS - Diplomats will gather in Bonn from Monday to thrash out the draft of a climate pact to be adopted at a U.N. conference in Paris in December.
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Warming seas rising faster than predicted, NASA scientists say

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎5 hours ago‎
Global sea levels are rising faster than predicted as a result of warming temperatures driven by burning fossil fuels, according to researchers who now say an increase of at least 3 feet is likely “unavoidable.
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Nasa starts year-long mission to simulate life on Mars

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON: Six Nasa recruits have shut themselves inside a dome in Hawaii to begin a year-long isolation programme that will simulate life on Mars to help the US space agency prepare for the pioneering mission to the red planet.
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A supermoon will be in our skies tonight

The Australian - ‎54 minutes ago‎
THE first supermoon of 2015 will appear Sunday night when a particularly bright and large full moon graces our skies. You will be able to see the supermoon just after the moon rises around 7pm on the east coast, with the best time to watch at 1am AEST ...
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