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Pakistan not taking any concrete step against terrorism, 2020-02-16 05:50:12Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has accused Pak of its failure to take concrete steps against terrorism. While meeting Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker and a n

UN chief arrives in Pakistan on four-day visit 2020-02-16 03:18:29UN chief Antonio Guterres arrived in Islamabad on Sunday on a 4-day visit to Pakistan during which he will attend the international conference on Afgh

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German court halts site preparation for Tesla factory New! 2020-02-16 16:43:15The Higher Administrative Court for Berlin-Brandenburg ordered Tesla to stop clearing trees on the wooded site near Berlin until it considers an appea

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Olympics, International Olympic Committee Twitter accounts hacked 2020-02-15 19:13:33Twitter also said Spanish soccer club FC Barcelona's account faced a similar incident on Saturday.

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