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Pandemic pace slows worldwide except for southeast Asia, eastern Mediterranean: WHO

The COVID-19 pandemic is still expanding, but the rise in cases and deaths has slowed globally, except for southeast Asia and the eastern Mediterranean regions, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. In its latest epidemiological update, issued on Monday night, it said that the Americas remains the hardest-hit region, accounting …

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England’s Anderson gets milestone 600th wicket but third test drawn

SOUTHAMPTON (Reuters) – James Anderson became the first seam bowler to take 600 test wickets but England had to settle for a draw against Pakistan after a rain-hit final day of the third test at the Rose Bowl on Tuesday. The tourists reached 187 for four in their second innings …

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Army Chief urges ‘collective efforts’ to retain ‘hard earned normalcy’ in erstwhile FATA

– Visits troops busy in consolidation operations along Pak-Afghan border in North Waziristan RAWALPINDI, August 24: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday said it required joint efforts of all stakeholders to retain “hard earned” peace in the tribal areas as he visited troops busy in …

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Inter-Parliamentary Union to play its role for Kashmiris rights: President

ISLAMABAD, August 24: President Arif Alvi on Monday expressed the confidence that the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) would play its role to protect the rights of the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). Talking to the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union Gabriela Cuevas Barron in Islamabad, Arif Alvi …

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Strengthening of business ties between Pakistan & China a foremost priority: PM

ISLAMABAD, August 24: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said that Pakistan accorded great importance to strengthening its relations with China as both countries had shared destiny. He further said that strengthening of business-to-business ties of the people of the two countries, was a foremost priority. The prime minister was talking …

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Pakistani openers frustrate England in pursuit of avoiding innings defeat

SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan are grateful to rain which has stopped play after the openers – Shan Masood and Abid Ali – played just 18 overs to score 41 runs without being separated in the second innings after being enforced a follow-on by England in the third and final Test here at …

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Lt Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa urges people to ignore ‘propaganda’ stories against CPEC

ISLAMABAD, August 23: The prime minister’s aide on information Asim Saleem Bajwa has said that attempts being made to undermine the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) through “lies and propaganda stories”. “Recently noticed attempts to subvert #CPEC by lies & propaganda stories about various aspects and individuals,” said Bajwa who is …

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India is depriving Muslims of medical facilities under the guise of Corona: UN

WASHINGTON, August 23: The United Nations has warned India against discrimination against Muslims under the guise of corona virus. According to media reports, in his message on the occasion of the International Day of Victims of Violence against Religious Beliefs, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that India’s ruling party and …

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Foreign Minister dismisses India’s remarks on Pak-China strategic dialogue as ‘irresponsible’

ISLAMABAD, Augst 23: Pakistan on Sunday “strongly” rejected “unwarranted and irresponsible” comments made by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson on a joint statement of the second round of China-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Strategic Dialogue. Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry said the MEA’s contentions about Jammu and Kashmir …

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