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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

Unnao rape case: Former BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar found guilty – Asia News

Unnao rape case: Former BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Sengar found guilty
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kuldeep Sengar is a former BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh A former lawmaker from...

Australia bushfires: 'Mega blaze' destroys homes ahead of heatwave – Asia News

Australia bushfires: 'Mega blaze' destroys homes ahead of heatwave
Image copyright NINA LIPSCOMBE Image caption The huge bushfire is burning near Sydney Authorities in Australia have issued fresh warnings...

US envoy Stephen Biegun tells North Korea: 'Let's get this done' – Asia News

US envoy Stephen Biegun tells North Korea: 'Let's get this done'
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Biegun has urged North Korea to commit to fresh talks US special envoy...

New Zealand volcano: Minute's silence to mark one week after eruption – Asia News

New Zealand volcano: Minute's silence to mark one week after eruption
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Search teams are still looking for two missing bodies, believed to be in the...

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

Pro-Indian 'fake websites targeted decision makers in Europe'

Pro-Indian ‘fake websites targeted decision makers in Europe’ – World News

A global network of pro-Indian fake websites and think-tanks is aimed at influencing decision-making in Europe, researchers say. The co-ordinated network of 265 sites operates across 65 countries, according to a report by Brussels-based NGO, EU Disinfo Lab. The...

Sports

Nigel defends World Scrabble title

Sciver, Wilson help England win 2nd Pak ODI

KUALA LUMPUR         –        Nat Sciver cracked an 85-ball century, and Fran...
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Labuschagne’s century powers Australia to day one advantage

PERTH          –          Batsman Marnus Labuschagne stroked his third straight majestic century, as Australia took advantage of a weakened...
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Shaheen eager to excel

RAWALPINDI          –         Fast bowler Shaheen Shah said rain spoiled all the good work of Pakistani bowlers but he...
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Test cricket returns after a decade as Pakistan face Sri Lanka today

RAWALPINDI           –        The historical Pindi Cricket Stadium is all set to host Pakistan-Sri Lanka first Test today (Wednesday)...
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Lankan journalist Anthony urges int’l teams to visit Pak

Rawalpindi           –        Sri Lanka’s senior sports journalist Neville Victor Anthony...

Tech

PewDiePie to take break from YouTube as 'feeling very tired'

PewDiePie to take break from YouTube as ‘feeling very tired’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption PewDiePie was at one point the world’s highest earning YouTuber YouTube star PewDiePie has announced he is taking a break from the platform, saying he is “feeling very tired”. The 29-year-old Swedish star,...