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Miandad, Sarfraz call for Waqar’s removal

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Former Test cricketers Javed Miandad and Sarfraz Nawaz on Wedn­esday expressed disappointment over Pakistan’s loss in the third ODI against England. Talking to APP, Miandad alleged that the playing XI was selected keeping in view the likes and dislikes of head coach Waqar Younis so was responsible to a ...

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Iran, Russia reach agreement on expanding space research

Iran and Russia have reached an agreement on expanding space research cooperation, says Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.  Rogozin made the announcement following talks with Sorena Sattari, Iran’s vice president for science and technology, in Tehran on Wednesday. “Russia and Iran have fair prospects for cooperation in the studies of ...

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EU condemns days-long curfews in Turkey’s Diyarbakır

A European human rights body has strongly condemned the Turkish government for its days-long curfews imposed across the country’s predominantly Kurdish southeastern province of Diyarbakır. In a single-page statement issued on Wednesday by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks, Turkish government’s “frequent and widespread” use of ...

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Dozen killed in clashes between Turkey army, PKK

At least a dozen people, including two civilians, have been killed in fresh clashes between Turkish security forces and members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey’s southeastern province of Mardin. In a statement released on Wednesday, the provincial governor’s office said 10 PKK militants were slain during an ...

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Obama threatens to veto GOP anti-refugee bill

US President Barrack Obama will not sign a House Republican bill to reject entry to Syrian and Iraqi refugees, fleeing Daesh violence in the war-ravaged countries. The While House said in Statement of administration policy on Wednesday that “if the President were presented with H.R. 4038, he would veto the ...

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Police, APEC protesters clash in Philippines

People have taken to the streets in the Philippine capital, Manila, where the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit is taking place, to protest against “imperialist globalization.” Scuffles broke out on Thursday morning as police used water cannons and truncheons to disperse the protesters. Participants in the rally marched down a ...

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