Tariq Fazal claims ECP has restored their victory notification

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Tariq Fazal Chaudhry claims the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has reinstated their victory notification in the general election.  Addressing the media outside the ECP office, the PML-N leader asserted that the ECP had issued the final results of three constituencies in Islamabad, which were previously made controversial due to […]

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Barrister Gohar affirms PTI wouldn’t go against state, democracy

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Barrister Gohar has stated that PTI would not take any steps against the state, public, and democracy. He affirmed that PTI would always strive for the rule of law and democracy. He added that their party demanded the supremacy of law to provide justice to every citizen. He stated that their […]

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Elton John items fetch $8 million at New York auction

Nearly $100,000 for Elton John’s monogrammed silver boots and around $2 million for a triptych by street artist Banksy from his collection: the music icon’s personal items brought in almost $8 million at auction Wednesday in New York. Christie’s auction house is running a series of eight sales, both in person and online, through February […]

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‘Dune’ star Brolin says ‘Goonies’ defined him for decades

As one of the co-stars of sci-fi blockbuster “Dune”, Josh Brolin’s career is flourishing — but the US actor said that for 20 years the only work he was known for was “The Goonies”. Ahead of the release of “Dune: Part Two” at the end of this month, Brolin, 56, recalled how his two-decade acting […]

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Pepe, ‘a decolonial philosopher’, at the Berlin Film Festival

The story of Pepe, a hippopotamus from Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s private zoo, inspired Dominican director Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias to make a film reflecting on the impact of colonialism, he said. The hippo, one of many wild animals kept on Escobar’s private estate, escaped into the surrounding countryside and lived there […]

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‘Underdogs’ New Zealand vow to ‘fight’ in T20 series with Australia

Captain Mitchell Santner vowed Tuesday that his “underdogs” New Zealand will put up a “fight” in their three-match Twenty20 home series against a full-strength Australia. With the World Cup looming in June, the rivals will meet in front of a sell-out crowd in Wellington on Wednesday, followed by games in Auckland on Friday and Sunday. […]

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U19 Men’s CWC: Rain plays spoilsport on first day of warm-ups

The first day of warm-up fixtures of the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup was adversely affected by rain, with three of the four matches abandoned. Despite that, there were still eye-catching contests in the time play was possible. Pakistan got off to a less-than-ideal start after winning the toss and opting to bat first, […]

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Quetta look to down Islamabad to continue winning spree in PSL 9

Quetta Gladiators will attempt to continue winning spree in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 9 when they face Islamabad United here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Thursday evening. The 2019 champions, Quetta, have won both their matches in their effort to regain lost glory. They defeated Peshawar Zalmi by 15 runs after posting 206 […]

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Turkey calls for Gaza ceasefire, two-state solution at G20 meeting

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan called on the international community to take a more active role towards an urgent ceasefire in Gaza and a two-state solution to the conflict during talks at the G20 meeting in Brazil, a Turkish diplomatic source said. Turkey, which has harshly criticised Israel for its attacks on Gaza and backed […]

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How life in Ukraine has been shattered by two years of war

Wives have become widows, parents long for captured sons, classrooms are empty and farmers can’t find the hands to work the land. Unlikely friendships have formed; old ones have fallen apart. Even in the village of Lozuvatka, about 100 km (60 miles) from the frontlines, signs are everywhere of a two-year-old war that has irrevocably […]

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