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Nawaz, Maryam parole period extended for Kulsoom funeral

Nawaz, Maryam parole period extended for Kulsoom funeral

12 Sep 2018 | 5:02 PM

Islamabad, Sep 12 (UNI) The Punjab government has extended the parole period of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Safdar for three more days so that they could attend the funeral of Kulsoom Nawaz, according to a report in The News International.

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Loners stand afar from dear ones: study

12 Sep 2018 | 4:46 PM

Chicago, Sep 12 (UNI) People who report feeling lonely also say they sit or stand physically farther away from close friends and family, a study of the University of Chicago (UChicago) revealed.

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Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for having breakfast with woman

12 Sep 2018 | 4:40 PM

Riyadh, Sep 12 (UNI) An Egyptian man was arrested in Saudi Arabia after sharing a video showing him having breakfast alone with a female co-worker, an Euronews report said.

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SoU-2018: Reinforced EPPO to fight cross-border terrorism

12 Sep 2018 | 4:26 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has proposed that a reinforced European Public Prosecutor's Office will fight the cross-border terrorism.

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Xi calls for bettering cooperation in Northeast Asia for regional peace, prosperity

12 Sep 2018 | 4:13 PM

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sep 12 (UNI) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called on countries in Northeast Asia to seize the historical opportunity and conform to the trend of the times to strengthen cooperation in the Russian Far East and Northeast Asia for a better future of the region.

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Gas leakage explosion kills nine miners in Kohat

12 Sep 2018 | 4:07 PM

Islamabad, Sep 12 (UNI) At least nine labourers lost their lives after an explosion occurred at a coal mine in Kohat’s Darra Adam Khel on Wednesday, according to a Dunya News report.

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Call for Pakistan PM's intervention in 'honour killing'

12 Sep 2018 | 4:02 PM

London, Sep 12 (UNI) A British MP is writing to the prime minister of Pakistan urging him to intervene in the case of a woman from Bradford allegedly murdered in a so-called "honour killing", said a BBC News report on Wednesday.

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Gloomiest 2017 for many

12 Sep 2018 | 4:01 PM

New York, Sep 12(UNI) And there are dark times.

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SoU-2018: EC proposes measures for free European elections

12 Sep 2018 | 3:55 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday proposed measures for securing free and fair European elections.

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After snubbing India, Nepal to join military drill with China

12 Sep 2018 | 3:49 PM

Kathmandu, Sep 12 (UNI) Just days after backing out from the week-long military exercise of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) countries in India, Nepal has reportedly decided to take part in a 12-day long military exercise with China, the media reports here said.

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SoU-2018: EC proposes new rules to get terrorist content off the web

12 Sep 2018 | 3:43 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday proposed new rules to get the terrorist content off the web.

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SoU-2018: Making EU stronger global actor

12 Sep 2018 | 3:37 PM

Brussels, Sep 12 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has proposed more efficient decision-making in Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union (EU), according to an EC press release issued here on Wednesday.

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Vague laws stifling independent journalism in Myanmar: Report

12 Sep 2018 | 3:23 PM

United Nations, Sep 12 (UNI) Describing the conviction in Myanmar of two Reuters journalists last week as a “particularly outrageous” example of judicial harassment against the media there, “vague and over-broad” laws have made it impossible for the press to do its job in the country, without fear or favour, a new United Nations report has found.

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SoU-2018: 'Last elements' needed for compromise on migration

12 Sep 2018 | 3:13 PM

Strasbourg, Sep 12 (UNI) European Commission (EC) has proposed the last elements needed for compromise on migration and border reform.

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China, Vietnam pledge to build up cooperation, deepen partnership

12 Sep 2018 | 3:08 PM

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HANOI, Sep 12 (UNI) China and Vietnam promised on Tuesday to further their comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership.

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