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Atletico ready to wave goodbye to Vicente Calderon

This weeken­d spells end for ageing struct­ure that housed Los Rojibl­ancos for over 50 years FAREWELL CALDERÓN: Next year, the stadium that currently stands on the shores of the Manzanares river in southern Madrid, will be razed to the ground. PHOTO COURTESY: ATLETICO MADRID/ TWITTER MADRID: Atletico Madrid’s mythical Vicente Calderon ...

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Libya govt urges ‘intervention’ over southern clashes

PHOTO: ONLINE TRIPOLI: Libya’s unity government has called for an “urgent intervention” by the international community to end military escalation in its south, warning of a possible “civil war”. For more than a week, militias allied to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) have fought off rival forces trying to ...

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Working conditions: Application of global standards to improve labour productivity

PHOTO: FILE FAISALABAD: The implementation of social and labour standards could bring economic benefits over the medium term through increased motivation and productivity of workers, emphasised an expert who was working on sustainable development. Speaking at an informative session at the Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) office on Wednesday, GIZ technical ...

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The youngest victim of Parachinar blast

Zain Haider, along his two elder brothe­rs, went to the Eid Gah vegeta­ble market but never return­ed A file photo of 8-year-old Zain Haider who was killed in Saturday’s blast in Parachinar, Kurram Agency. PHOTO COURTESY: BBC Zain Haider, along with his two elder brothers, went to a vegetable market in ...

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Market watch: In a first, index finishes over 49,000

PHOTO: EXPRESS KARACHI: Contrary to expectations of a lackluster session, Pakistan equities closed the last day of the week positive with the benchmark KSE-100 Index settling at a new record high above 49,000, helped by gains in index names. At close on Friday, the Pakistan Stock Exchange’s (PSX) benchmark KSE 100-share ...

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