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Eid Milad-un-Nabi being observed today

ISLAMABAD: Eid Milad-un-Nabi is being observed with religious fervour across the country today (Thursday). The celebrations began early in the day with a 21-cannon salute in respect of the birthday of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). Various processions will commence with the offering of special prayers and salutations on Prophet Muhammad ...

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US must adress ‘epidemic of police killing’ of blacks: Analyst

Racially-charged protests have gained momentum across the United States and will escalate in 2016 because Washington has failed to address the “epidemic of police killing” of African Americans, says a political commentator. Hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters, demanding equal rights for African Americans, locked down the largest shopping mall in the ...

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Trump warns Clinton: Be careful

Donald Trump, the leading US presidential candidate for the Republican Party, warned Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton not to frame him as an enemy of women, after she accused the billionaire businessman of having “a penchant for sexism.” “Hillary, when you complain about ‘a penchant for sexism,’ who are you referring ...

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Eight civilians killed in fresh Saudi strikes in Yemen

At least eight Yemeni civilians have lost their lives when Saudi warplanes launched a string of airstrikes against various areas across the country. Saudi jets attacked a popular market in the port city of Mokha on Wednesday evening, leaving four people dead and eleven others injured, the al-Yawm daily newspaper reported. Yemeni army ...

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‘Israeli planes spray crop-killing chemicals on Gaza farms’

Israeli planes have reportedly sprayed chemical substances on farmlands across the besieged Gaza Strip, killing off the crops in the already impoverished Palestinian territory. “Several farmers informed us that Israeli planes had sprayed their lands with pesticides,” Wael Thabet, head of the plant protection department at Gaza Agriculture Ministry, said on ...

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