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Daily Archives: September 20, 2016

Iraq announces start of operation to free town near Mosul

Iraq says its army and volunteer forces have begun operations to rid a town near the Daesh stronghold of Mosul of the Takfiri terrorist group’s presence. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made the announcement in a televised address on Tuesday in New York, where he is to attend the latest ...

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New York City bombing act of terror: Mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has said that Saturday’s bomb explosion in the city’s Chelsea district, which injured 29 people, was an act of terror. “We have every reason to believe this was an act of terror,” de Blasio said at a news conference on Monday. In a ...

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Unarmed black man fatally shot by police in Oklahoma:

A US black man that was fatally shot by police in Tulsa, Oklahoma last Friday was unarmed, police officials say. A video, taken from a police dashcam, was released on Monday which shows that 40-year-old Terence Crutcher had his hands up when he was tasered and then shot by police. ...

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LHC reserves verdict over plea against ‘Maalik’ ban

LAHORE  – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday reserved its verdict on the plea against the ban on political-thriller film ‘Maalik’. According to details, the verdict will be announced on September 21. Earlier, Sindh High Court (SHC) on September 6 declared federal government’s ban on the film illegal and cleared ...

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Burberry inspires nostalgia, Christopher Kane elevates Crocs

British label Burberry debuted both menswear and womenswear collections. LONDON (Reuters) – Floral prints and Victorian ruffles defined Burberry’s first “see-now-buy-now” collection at London Fashion Week on Monday, while Christopher Kane opted to spin a high-fashion twist on the utilitarian Crocs slip-on boating shoes. British label Burberry debuted both menswear ...

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Spin maestro Saeed Ajmal rejects PCB’s farewell offer

KARACHI: Spin maestro Saeed Ajmal has rejected the Pakistan Cricket Board’s offer of a “fitting send-off”. “I have no intention to quit one-day or Twenty20 cricket at the moment,” the 38-year-old spinner told Dawn on Tuesday. “I have worked really hard to stage a comeback and my performance in the ...

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Replacing captain no solution to ODI woes: Misbah

ISLAMABAD: While insisting that replacing skipper was no practical solution to the problems faced currently by Pakistan in ODI format, Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Monday emphasised players needed more one-day games in domestic cricket to excel in cut-throat international ODI contests. “Mere replacement of the captain will not work as ...

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West Indies wary of Pakistan challenge, says Badree

West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has said his side is wary of the challenge posed by the Pakistan team in the three-match Twenty20 series starting from September 23 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “On their day, they can demolish any opposition, and we are wary of that challenge,” Badree ...

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Military helicopter crash leaves 8 dead in east Libya: Army

A military chopper has gone down in eastern Libya, with all the eight people on board reported dead. On Tuesday, Colonel Ahmed al-Mesmari, the spokesman for Libya’s armed forces told Libyan news website Alwasat that the army helicopter crashed in an area 40 kilometers west of the city of Tobruk,early in the ...

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