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Mina tragedy: Number of Pakistani martyrs rises to 46

ISLAMABAD: The number of Pakistani pilgrims martyred in the stampede at Mina near the holy city of Makkah has risen to 46, the Ministry of Religious Affairs confirmed on Wednesday. In a list published on its website, the ministry released the names and details of the 46 Pakistanis confirmed by ...

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PM Nawaz to address UN General Assembly today

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will address the 70th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly session today (Wednesday) and highlight Pakistan’s policy on various important issues. According to official sources, PM Nawaz’s address to the UN General Assembly will be a comprehensive speech covering Kashmir dispute, Afghanistan ...

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Pakistan qualifies for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the top eight teams which will participate in the Champions Trophy 2017, to be hosted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from 1 to 18 June. According to the ranking of the top teams announced by the ICC today, ...

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Burkina army surrounds coup plotters barracks

A major airport is shut in the Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou as soldiers lock down an area around the barracks of an elite unit involved in a short-lived coup after they refused to disarm. An unnamed senior official told AFP news agency said on Tuesday that Ouagadougou’s international flights were cancelled as army ...

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