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  • TLONDON - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited UK’s Ministry of Defence on Tuesday, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). During his visit to the UK’s Ministry of Defence, the Army Chief interacted with UK’s National Security Adviser Sir Mark Sedwill ...

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  • TRAMALLAH    -     The Palestinian Bar Association (PBA) is planning to file a law­suit against participants in a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain. The two-day event will be opened in the Bahraini capi­tal, Manama, on Tuesday dur­ing which U.S. officials are ...

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  • TBermingham   -The tournament’s most consistent team against its most unpredictable one. New Zealand are unbeaten in this World Cup. Pakistan have done what Pakistan do best – they have fluttered between being indifferent and being spectacular. It makes it impossibly hard to ...

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  • TLondon   -   Aaron Finch’s century, supplemented by nine wickets between Mitchell Starc and Jason Behrendorff helped Australia to a 64-run win over England at Lord’s on Tuesday. Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes had the ball nipping around in the morning after Eoin ...

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  • TSouthampton   -   Bangladesh rose to fifth and remain in contention for a semi-final berth with a 62-run win against Afghanistan. Shakib Al Hasan’s half-century and tournament-best five-wicket haul defined a dominant performance. In Southampton on Monday, 24 June, on the ...

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  • TLondon   -   Pakistan cricket team head coach Mickey Arthur is confident that his team will win next three matches and qualify to the semi-finals of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. “We are very firmly in the World Cup. We will win our next three games and will ...

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  • TPORTO ALEGRE   -   Lionel Messi avoided another disappointment with the national team as Argentina escaped elimination in the group stage of the Copa America. Lautaro Martinez and Sergio Aguero scored a goal in each half as Argentina defeated guest team Qatar 2-0 to secure a ...

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  • TLE HAVRE  -   France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women’s World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States. Henry found the back of the net in ...

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  • TNEW YORK   -   The US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sanctions on Tehran. Brian Hook said he had been holding extensive talks with US allies in the ...

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  • TISTANBUL   -   The last partygoers went home as the sun came up. Across Istanbul on Sunday night, hundreds of thousands of opposition supporters danced in the streets waving Turkish flags and brandishing glasses of beer and raki after their candidate for mayor delivered the most ...

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  • TNew York   -   During the year, Hindu-nationalist groups sought to “Saffronize” India through violence, intimidation, and harassment against non-Hindus and Hindu Dalits. Both public and private actors pursued this effort. United States Commission on International ...

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  • TSydney - Australia’s competition watchdog is poised to call for far-reaching new regulations on Facebook, Google and other tech giants which could have global ramifications for how they make money and choose the content people consume. The Australian Competition and Consumer ...

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  • TTEHRAN - A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain’s Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, saying the talks were “repetitive”, state news agency IRNA reported. Minister of State for the Middle East Andrew Murrison ...

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  • TKABUL   -  The next round of bilateral peace talks between US and Taliban representatives will kick off from 29th of June. The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation said Sunday that the 7th phase of negotiations will begin on 29th of June. Khalilzad said in a tweet ...

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  • TLONDON   -   A combined batting performance studded by Haris Sohail’s 59-ball 89 was backed up by the bowlers as Pakistan kept their hopes of progression at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 alive with a 49-run win against South Africa. Chasing Pakistan’s ...

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  • TSouthampton   -   Afghanistan, who fell agonisingly short of India’s target on Saturday, 22 June, are still in search of their first win at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. Bangladesh’s batting, built on the promotion of Shakib Al Hasan at No.3, has been ...

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  • TSAO PAULO     -   Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarter-finals.  Looking like their imperious old selves in front of 42,000 fans at the Corinthians ...

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  • TBirmingham  -   Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian in 43 years to climb to the top of the WTA singles ranking after she won the Birmingham Classic grasscourt title on Sunday. The 23-year-old beat Germany’s Julia Goerges 6-3 7-5 in the final, meaning she will knock ...

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  • THALLE    -   Roger Federer warmed up for next month’s Wimbledon championships by swatting aside David Goffin 7-6(2) 6-1 to win the Halle Open title for the 10th time on Sunday. The Swiss fired seven aces and broke Goffin’s serve three times to down his Belgian ...

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  • TNEW YORK   -   The United States military launched cyberattacks against Iranian missile control systems and a spy network on Thursday after Tehran downed an American surveillance drone, US officials have said. US President Donald Trump ordered a retaliatory military attack ...

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  • TBERLIN-Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports.The site could be an idyllic stretch of countryside, were it not for ...

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  • TLONDON - Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Ba­jwa on Saturday said the country is on the cusp of achieving enduring peace, which can be comple­mented through meaningful international part­nership. Addressing a seminar on 'Pakistan's Regional Security Perspective' at the ...

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  • TForeign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Saturday reiterated Paki­stan’s unshakable resolve to support lasting peace, stability and prosper­ity in Afghanistan, besides lending support to the reconstruction and development efforts in the war-torn country. In his speech at the inaugural ...

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  • TWashington - The US has asked Pakistan to release more than 40 members of the religious minorities facing blasphemy charges and also to appoint an envoy to address the various religious freedom concerns in the country. Speaking at the release of the annual report on the International Religious ...

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  • TMANCHESTER   -     West Indies’ World T20 2016 final hero Carlos Brathwaite once again proved his worth on the world stage as he showcased an exemplary display of ball-striking and threatened to engineer a remarkable victory for his team. All hope was lost when ...

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  • TSouthampton   -    Mohammed Shami’s hat-trick denied Afghanistan a historic and shock World Cup victory over India in Southampton on Saturday. India looked in danger of losing when Afghanistan struck a boundary off the first ball of the final over to move to within 12 ...

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  • TWashington   -  President Trump has said he does not want war but warned Iran it would face “obliteration” if conflict broke out. He said the US was open to talks but would not allow Iran to develop nuclear weapons. He also expanded on his last-minute decision to call off ...

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  • TColombia   -    As night blankets a makeshift camp in the Colombian jungle, amid the rain tarps comes the dull gleam of automatic rifles, kept close at hand. Latin America’s last active rebels travel light and often. It’s how they survive. Fighting a low-level war in the ...

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  • TLONDON   -   Aiden Markram wants South Africa to take inspiration from Sri Lanka to finish the World Cup on a high.  With just one win from six matches so far, South Africa’s chances of reaching the semi-finals at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 are still ...

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  • TPARIS / PANAMA CITY   -    Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said it was ...

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