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Six killed in road accidents near Hub and Khanpur

HUB/KHANPUR: In a tragic incident, at least three people were killed while several others injured in a road accident near Hub Tehsil, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to levies sources, the incident happened when a passenger en route to Shah Noorani met with a mishap near Veerab stream. Because …

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Top US Republican Ryan distances himself from Trump White House bid

WASHINGTON: Paul Ryan, the top Republican in the U.S. Congress, said on Monday he would not defend Donald Trump nor campaign with him, plunging the Republican candidate’s presidential bid deeper into crisis over his sexually aggressive remarks about women. Ryan, speaker of the House of Representatives, also signaled he was …

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Dubai says starts building world’s tallest tower

DUBAI: Dubai said on Monday it had started building what would be the world’s tallest tower, another record for the city that is already home to the highest skyscraper – the Burj Khalifa. The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour – a joint venture between Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding, the …

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IAEA chief: Nuclear power plant was disrupted by cyber attack

BERLIN: A nuclear power plant became the target of a disruptive cyber attack two to three years ago, and there is a serious threat of militant attacks on such plants, the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog said on Monday. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director Yukiya Amano also …

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Contract theory earns pair Nobel Economics Prize

STOCKHOLM: Two US-based academics won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for groundbreaking research on contract theory that has helped design insurance policies, executive pay and even prison management. Oliver Hart, a British-American economist, and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland “have developed contract theory, a comprehensive framework for analysing many diverse …

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Palestinians call on FIFA to act against Israeli settlement clubs

RAMALLAH: Palestinian officials have called on FIFA to kick out six Israeli clubs based in West Bank settlements ahead of a key meeting of football’s governing body. FIFA’s executive committee is meeting Thursday and Friday and is expected to discuss the issue of clubs in the Israeli football league based in …

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Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 production

Top U.S. and Australian carriers also suspended sales or exchanges of Note 7s, while major airlines reiterated bans on passengers using the phones, after smoke from a replacement device forced the evacuation of a passenger plane in the United States last week.

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