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Met Office alert: Thundershowers during next 48 hours

(Web Desk) – Nation Weather Forecasting Centre of the Pakistan Meteorological Department has issued an alert and warned authorities about the expected rain during the next two days. There will be thundershowers in various cities of Upper Punjab, lower Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Eastern Balochistan and Kashmir in the next ...

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US dangerously increasing regional tensions: Zarif

Iran has accused the US of ratcheting up tensions in the Middle East after Washington claims the Syrian government may be preparing for a chemical attack. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made the remarks on his official twitter account on Tuesday. “Another dangerous US escalation in Syria on fake ...

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England beat Pakistan at Women’s World Cup

LONDON  – Natalie Sciver and Heather Knight both scored maiden centuries as England posted their highest-ever Women s World Cup total en route to beating Pakistan by 107 runs on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) Method in Leicester on Tuesday. Sciver hit 137 off 92 balls and captain Knight scored 106 off 109 ...

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‘Dragon Tattoo’ star Michael Nyqvist dead at 56

LOS ANGELES  – Michael Nyqvist, the Swedish star of the original “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” films, died at the age of 56 on Tuesday after battling lung cancer, his manager said. “On behalf of Michael Nyqvist s representatives and family, it is with deep sadness that I can confirm ...

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China launches its most powerful destroyer

China’s military has launched its most powerful naval destroyer, which is equipped with new air defense, anti-missile, anti-ship, and anti-submarine systems. The navy’s 10,000-tonne warship was launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The giant new warship’s powerful phased array radars will ...

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EU hits Google with 2.4bn euro fine

The EU hit Google with a record 2.4-billion-euro fine Tuesday for illegally favoring its shopping service in search results, in a fresh assault on US firms that risks the wrath of President Donald Trump. Hard-charging European Commission competition chief Margrethe Vestager said the tech giant “abused its market dominance” as ...

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IMF lowers US growth over ‘uncertainties’

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reduced its growth forecasts for the US economy and also says the dollar is overvalued by 20 percent.   The IMF announced in a report that it had reduced its growth forecasts for the US because of what it has cited as growing uncertainties ...

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Scotland, Wales outraged at £1bn deal to keep May in power

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing backlash from Scotland and Wales over her deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), aimed at securing her grip on power. DUP leader Arlene Foster agreed to a confidence and supply arrangement on Monday in exchange for £1 billion as well as ...

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Key BLA commander surrenders in Quetta

QUETTA – A key militant commander of the banned Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) surrendered alongwith his accomplices before government officials in Quetta. According to ISPR, The commander Abdul Rasool alias Borjan Boss was forced to lay down his arms as a result of effective measures of security forces and operations ...

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