At least 12 killed as suicide bomber strikes Afghan funeral

At least 12 people were killed and as many others wounded when a suicide attacker blew himself up at a funeral ceremony in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said on Sunday. The incident took place during funeral ceremony of Haska Mena’s

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US police kill innocent man after Call of Duty ‘swatting’ prank

– A man in United States has been arrested after an alleged “swatting” prank call led to police shooting dead a 28-year-old man. Andrew Finch was shot at his front door on 28 December in Wichita, Kansas. A police team

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Kuwait joins UN Security Council on Monday

Kuwait is set to commence its non-permanent membership at the UN Security Council (UNSC) on January 1 amidst many regional and global challenges. Kuwait’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, in earlier statements, said

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Archery- Punjab University wins All-Pakistan Inter-University Archery Women Championship

PESHAWAR, Dec 31 (Ijaz): Punjab University clinched the trophy after securing first position in the All Pakistan Inter-University Archery Women Championship which concluded under the aegis of Directorate of Sports Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan on Sunday. Vice Chancellor Dr.

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Lodhran by poll: Ali Tareen summoned for scrutiny of nomination papers

LODHRAN: Ali Tareen, son of disqualified MNA Jahangir Tareen, whom the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has chosen as its candidate for the by-election in National Assembly constituency NA-154, has been summoned for scrutiny of his nomination paper. Ali Tareen was granted ticket

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Putin calls for ´pragmatic cooperation´ in New Year wishes to Trump

Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin called for “pragmatic cooperation” in his New Year wishes to US President Donald Trump, the Kremlin said on Saturday. In a statement on the Russian president´s New Year wishes to world leaders, the Kremlin said

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Egypt sentences ex-President Morsi to three years in jail

CAIRO: A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and 19 others to three years in prison on Saturday, and fined him 2 million Egyptian pounds ($112,700) on charges of insulting the judiciary. Others tried by the court

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Nawaz Sharif arrives in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. The ousted prime minister was received by Pakistan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham Bin Siddiqui upon his arrival in Riyadh. Nawaz Sharif is scheduled to

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Erdogan to visit France amid tensions with EU

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday that he will travel to France to discuss bilateral relations with counterpart Emmanuel Macron, after a year of particularly strained ties between the European Union and Turkey. Erdogan´s visit comes as

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Pakistan´s girl cadets dream of taking power

MARDAN:  At a revolutionary school in Pakistan, Durkhanay Banuri dreams of becoming military chief. Thirteen-year-old Durkhanay, a student at Pakistan´s first ever Girls´ Cadet College, established earlier this year in the deeply conservative northwest, brims with enthusiasm and confidence as

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