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Top US admiral warns of China´s growing military might

Washington: China´s military might is growing at such a pace that it could soon rival American power “across almost every domain,” a top US military official said Wednesday. Admiral Harry Harris, who heads up the military´s enormous Pacific Command (PACOM), warned lawmakers they must be wary of Beijing´s investments in …

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Why put Sharif family on ECL, asks MArriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has on Thursday said that the government would look into the request filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to put the Sharif family members’ names on Exit Control List (ECL) but would first see whether the demand was appropriate or …

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CM Sindh requests to honour Asma Jahangir with state funeral

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has on Monday written a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi requesting state funeral for deceased lawyer and human rights activist, Asma Jahangir. In an official letter written to PM Abbasi, CM Sindh said that Pakistan has lost a national treasure …

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Renowned actor Qazi Wajid passes away

According to DawnNews the 87-year-old actor was admitted to the hospital late last night. Wajid was one of one of the pioneers of Pakistan’s radio industry. After remaining associated with the industry for 25 years, Wajid decided to switch careers and joined television. The veteran actor was also honoured with …

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Strikes batter Syrian enclave as UN plea falls on deaf ears

DOUMA: Fresh bombardment hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Friday, the fifth straight day of a bombing campaign that has killed more than 240 civilians. Syrian warplanes and artillery have battered the enclave’s towns since Monday, trapping thousands of families in makeshift bomb shelters and overwhelming rescue …

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Kim Jong Un invites S. Korea’s Moon to Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited the South’s President Moon Jae-in for a summit in Pyongyang Saturday, Seoul said, even as the US warned against falling for Pyongyang’s Olympic charm offensive. The invitation, delivered by Kim’s visiting sister Kim Yo Jong, said Kim was willing to meet the South’s …

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