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Poland steps back from stricter anti-abortion law

People gathered in an abortion rights campaigners' demonstration to protest against plans for a total ban on abortion in front of the ruling party...
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Paris climate accord ratified, to start in November – UN

The United Nations says the climate change agreement has been ratified by a sufficient number of countries to come into effect next month. Seventy-two...
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Are Germans scanning emails like Yahoo?

The latest Yahoo revelations once again raise the question: Who reads all our digital communication? Former Yahoo employees claim that the internet giant has been monitoring...
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Russian MPs back unlimited deployment of Air Force in Syria

The lower house of the Russian parliament (the State Duma) has ratified an agreement allowing the country’s Air Force to stay in Syria on...
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Anger on streets in China as football team suffer shock defeat by war-torn Syria

Disgruntled fans gather to demand that president of football association is sacked as hopes for a football revolution suffer a blow. Chinese sports fans have...
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Remembering Slain Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya

Former friends and colleagues pay tribute to campaigning journalist, shot dead outside her home 10 years ago today. Right across the North Caucasus, she came...
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Michelle Obama Brings Voters’ Trust to Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama has bridled for years at the confines of life in the White House and has tried to steer clear of the partisan...

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Like those from a battering ram, the hits just keep coming from the recently elected president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte. Saying this week that President Obama could...
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Colombia’s President, Juan Manuel Santos, Is Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

The president of Colombia was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for pursuing a deal to end 52 years of conflict, the longest-running...
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The Republican presidential nominee will appear on the presidential debate stage with Hillary Clinton for the second time on Sunday, with the election clock...
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Moeed Pirzada |Indian TV giant, NDTV’s website reports that Indian NSA, Ajit Doval, has briefed Indian PM Narendra Modi that 100 Pakistani trained terrorists...
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Has JASTA Pushed Saudi Arabia And Israel Closer?

In an Oct. 3 meeting, the Saudi Cabinet said that the United States passing the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) — which...
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Altaf Hussain’s incitement to violence and exhortation to attack media channels has many dimensions and while he may look like acting in sheer frustration,...
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Narendra Modi first thundered about Baluchistan in an all party meeting on Kashmir on 12th August, threatening Pakistan that if it did not stop...
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Is Ch. Nisar being sacked?

With his audacious uncompromising stand on issues of national security, Indian intervention in Pakistan, relations with PPP and what appeared as a calculated defiance...
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PM Nawaz Home Coming & PIA Boeing-777: Is this a Non-Issue?

Ahsen Iqbal was polite in his tone but furious with his words. He was calling from Narowal, and protesting to me about the segment...
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“They were five men, they dragged me out of the house, they kicked me like a football, and then they poured gasoline on me...
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Israel’s Defense Minister Offers Palestinians Big Stick, Tiny Carrots

The Cabinet decision to approve a small number of building permits for Palestinians residing in the Israeli-controlled Area C of the West Bank reminds...
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PM Nawaz’s state of health: need for medical board briefing!

We have heard that PM Nawaz will undergo Open Heart Surgery on Tuesday, 2nd June – May Allah grant him complete recovery and health...
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Was Mullah Mansoor not even on the US designated terrorist list?

Moeed Pirzada |Discussion is about the Killing of Mullah Mansoor Akhtar; killed in a US Drone Strike, by the orders of the US President....
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PPP & Khurshid Shah: Nawaz Sharif’s Opposition or Strategic Ally?

Moeed Pirzada |For the past six weeks, PPP leaders have been playing the ‘Punjabi gallery’ and playing well with rhetoric, acrobatics of emotion and...
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Soft Coup: Has PPP Punjab rebelled against Zardari?

Moeed Pirzada |Shah Mehmood Qureshi while talking in my program on Dunya News on Fri, 13th April hinted that Zardari has lost control on...
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DPO Bahawalnagar Sacked for doing his duty?

Shariq Kamal Siddique, District Police Officer (DPO), Bahawalnagar, has been summarrily removed from his position, and surrendered to Centre after he refused apologizing to...
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Military Advising Nawaz Sharif to bring house in order?

Islamabad – Today, Tue, 10th May, PM Nawaz Sharif finally met his military chief, Gen. Raheel Sharif. This photo-opportunity, with the other Sharif, was...
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Are Parents Too Soft These Days?

Whether you have kids or not, you know the horror of a screaming child having a temper tantrum in the middle of a supermarket....
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Horror in heaven! honor killing or powerful’s revenge against the Weak?

Moeed Pirzada |When Khurram Rashid, District Police Officer (DPO) of Abottabad, was descending down the winding hilly pathway towards the ill-fated village of ‘Maqool...
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Panama Papers & Pakistan’s kingdom of lies!

In the morning of 27th April, Pakistani public was bombarded with the front page stories in leading English and Urdu papers of a media...
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Panama Papers & Government by threats, bluffs and lies!

This morning Pakistani public was bombarded with the front-page stories in leading English and Urdu papers of a media group closely aligned with the...
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Pakistan’s political Sunday? What lies ahead for PTI & PMLN?

With Imran Khan of PTI announcing a ‘Campaign against Corruption’ from Fatima Jinnah Park in Islamabad; Jammat-e-Islami organizing a ‘Dharna’ (Sit Down Protest) against...
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Panama Papers: Why ‘Commission’ should be rejected?

Panama Cat is out of the bag! PM Nawaz gave his ‘Commission of Enquiry’ that will or can investigate everyone ‘rich’ in Pakistan except...

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Taimur Khan Jhagra, Khuber Pakhtunkhwa’s Health and Finance Minister, on Sunday took to Twitter to express how PDM parties have ignored Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)...

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