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Netanyahu accuses Abbas of ‘running away from peace’

JERUSALEM: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Mahmud Abbas of “running away from peace” Tuesday after the Palestinian leader called for an international conference in mid-2018 to launch a broader peace push. “Abbas said nothing new. He continues to run away from peace and continues to pay terrorists and their …

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‘No consensus’ on including Pakistan to FATF watch-list: FM

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday confirmed that the US resolution to place Pakistan on the global watch-list of countries that finance terrorism remained inconclusive as ‘no consensus’was reached among member states of FATF. According to details, the Foreign Minister stated on Twitter that he was ‘grateful to …

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Reham accuses Imran of being unfaithful

LONDON: Two days after PTI formally announced Imran Khan’s third marriage with Bushra Maneka, his former journalist wife Reham Khan has accused the cricketer-turned-politician of being unfaithful and untruthful. According to a PTI statement, Imran Khan, 65, married Bushra Maneka, 50, in Lahore this weekend. The private ceremony was attended …

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Self-esteem key to treat mental health patients: Study

ISLAMABAD: Improving how mental health patients perceive themselves can be critical in treating them, a first of its kind study has claimed. The findings of the study suggest that youths with psychiatric disorders, currently receiving inpatient services, reported lower self-concept, particularly global self-worth, compared to those receiving outpatient services. “This …

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Trump denies kissing receptionist at Trump Tower

Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied allegations by a former receptionist that he had kissed her without her consent in an elevator lobby of Trump Tower, calling the story “another false accusation.” Trump was reacting to a front-page report in The Washington Post on how Rachel Crooks, who first …

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Study finds new superbug typhoid strain behind Pakistan outbreak

LONDON – An outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan is being caused by an extensively drug resistant “superbug” strain, a sign that treatment options for the bacterial disease are running out, scientists said on Tuesday. Researchers from Britain’s Wellcome Sanger Institute who analysed the genetics of the typhoid strain found …

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20 candidates in run for senate elections from Punjab: ECP

ISLAMABAD: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has finalized 20 candidates from Punjab to contest senate elections, which are scheduled to be held on March 3. According to ECP, two candidates will contest for Non-Muslim seats, 10 candidates on General seats, three for women seats and five candidates were in the …

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Zardari takes notice of murder of Ahmed Shah

Islamabad, 20 February 2018: Former President of Pakistan and President Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians Asif Ali Zardari has taken notice of murder of a youth Ahmed Shah from Bajor in Karachi and has instructed the Chief Minister Sindh to submit a report after completion of inquiry into the murder. PPP …

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