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Crushing the media

BLACK day. Witch-hunt. Silencing dissent. The outrage against the government’s plan to introduce...

Lawmakers urge Trump to engage Pakistan and India at UN meeting

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers are urging the Trump administration to engage both Indian and...

Taxation: A way forward

I DON’T believe there can be a way forward on our taxation problem...

I have fine rapport with Misbah, great to have Babar as deputy: Sarfraz

SARFRAZ Ahmed addresses a press conference at the UBL Sports Complex on Saturday.—Tahir...

US lawmakers urge Trump to mediate between Pakistan and India

WASHINGTON: Key US Senators and Congressmen are now urging President Donald Trump to...

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Asia

Coronavirus: Couple live-streams into own wedding amid fears – Asia News

Coronavirus: Couple live-streams into own wedding amid fears
Image copyright Supplied by Joseph Yew Image caption The wedding couple and their parents gave a toast to the room...

Coronavirus: Chinese Grand Prix in doubt as Shanghai suspends sports events – Asia News

Coronavirus: Chinese Grand Prix in doubt as Shanghai suspends sports events
Sports authorities in Shanghai suspend all sporting events in the city as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. A Source...

Australia launches inquiry into military veteran suicides – Asia News

Australia launches inquiry into military veteran suicides
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The suicide rate for servicemen and women is far higher than the national average...

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to quarantine visitors from mainland China – Asia News

Coronavirus: Hong Kong to quarantine visitors from mainland China
Image copyright EPA Image caption Medical staff are on strike demanding a full closure of the border with the mainland...

UK

Naga Munchetty breached BBC rules by criticising Trump

Naga Munchetty: BBC not impartial on racism, senior bosses say – UK News

Image caption Naga Munchetty has been a presenter on BBC Breakfast for the last 10 years The BBC has said...

Business

Ruling expected in women’s pension age case

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘It makes me angry. It makes me very emotional.’ Campaigners...

FTSE 100 suffers biggest drop since early 2016

Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s FTSE 100 has seen its biggest fall in over three-and-a-half years amid...

US set to impose tariffs on $7.5bn of EU exports in Airbus row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airbus’ A380 was unfairly subsidised, WTO says The US has been given...

Zavvi: Champions League final giveaway ad breached rules

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Liverpool beat Tottenham to win the Champions League final on 1 June An...

Aberdeen Standard Investments chairman Martin Gilbert steps down

Image caption Mr Gilbert co-founded Aberdeen Asset Management in the 1980s Martin Gilbert is to leave Standard Life...

World

Coronavirus: Couple live-streams into own wedding amid fears

Coronavirus: Couple live-streams into own wedding amid fears – Asia News

Image copyright Supplied by Joseph Yew Image caption The wedding couple and their parents gave a toast to the room via livestream Weddings don’t always go exactly to plan, but as coronavirus infections continue to rise, one celebration had...

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Nadal edges out Nishioka, Djokovic has easy sailing

SYDNEY           –         World number one Rafael Nadal won a battle of attrition against fellow left-hander Yoshihito Nishioka of...
Nigel defends World Scrabble title

England's Buttler fined for verbal volley at Philander

JOHANNESBURG       –       England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has been fined 15% of his...
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SBP Junior Tennis C’ship inaugurated

LAHORE        –          Punjab Sports Minister Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti inaugurated the 1st Sports Board Punjab (SBP) Junior Tennis...
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Semifinalists decided in HBL Pakistan Polo Cup

LAHORE            –           The semifinalists of the HBL Pakistan...
Nigel defends World Scrabble title

South Africa stick to Newlands squad for remaining England Tests

CAPE TOWN              –            Cricket South Africa on...

Tech

Coronavirus: 'Not smart' memo shows Amazon's union stance

Coronavirus: ‘Not smart’ memo shows Amazon’s union stance

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are growing demands from workers for stricter safety measures in the wake of coronavirus Leaked notes from an internal Amazon meeting throw light on how executives are dealing with increased worker unrest...