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The Top 10 Movies of All Time (According to IMDb)

IMDb, the Internet Movie Database, is a website that compiles ratings and reviews from movie fans around the world. Based on these ratings, here are the top 10 movies of all time: “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994) – This classic drama, starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, tells the story of a man who is wrongfully […]

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Former Prime Minister Imran Khan shot in foot in gun attack, shifted to hospital

Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan was wounded in the foot in a shooting incident at a rally in Wazirabad. His party said the incident was an attempted assassination. According to senior leader Asad Umar of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), a bullet struck Khan in the foot when the assailant began fire. The ex-captain of […]

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Germany to legalize 30 grams Cannabis for recreational use

The plans to decriminalize the possession of up to 30 grams (1 ounce) of cannabis and permit its sale to adults for recreational use were unveiled by Germany’s health minister today. The government is still unsure if the plan authorized by the Cabinet will move forward since it wants to confirm that it complies with […]

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Pakistani Investigative Journalist shot dead by Kenya Police in mistaken identity case

Senior Pakistani investigative journalist Arshad Sharif shot dead by Kenya Police near Nairobi on Monday. The Kenya Police reported that it was a case of mistaken identity. Arshad Sharif recently left Pakistan after a number of journalists were targeted and removed from TV channels based on their investigative journalism and reporting. According to the state […]

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Switzerland to impose $1000 fine on face covering to enforce burqa-ban

In an effort to enforce a “burqa ban,” the Swiss government on Wednesday submitted a draft law to the parliament that would impose fines of up to $1,000 ($1,005) on those who disobey a countrywide ban on facial coverings. The same group that organized a ban on new minarets in 2009 also organized a far-right […]

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World’s largest Miyawaki forest developed in H-12 Islamabad

Capital Development Authority (CDA) created the biggest Urban Miyawaki Forest in collaboration with a private company. The Miyawaki forest is developed on 17 acres land and is the largest Miyawaki Forest in the world. Captain (retired) Muhammad Usman Yunus, the CDA Chairman, and Faheem Haider, the MD of Mari Petroleum, officially opened the forest by […]

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Pakistan launches ‘Digital diplomacy’ to boost trade with African countries

An Islamabad-based think tank has started a ‘digital diplomacy’ effort in collaboration with the foreign office and business community to strengthen trade and cultural connections with African countries while also improving Pakistan’s image in the region. DG Foreign Office Africa Naeem Khan started the idea through the Centre of Pakistan and International Relations (COPAIR). Pakistan […]

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Pakistan to invest $1 billion in Tanzania in agriculture, climate change and other key sectors

Following the establishment of the Tanzania-Pakistan Business Council, Pakistan has declared ambitions to spend US $1 billion in Tanzania over the next five years (TPBC). The Asian country will invest in the agriculture, water, mining, education, health, port, solar energy, climate change, and solid waste management sectors as it aims to increase its role in […]

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Mullah Omar’s Toyota Corolla dug up after spending 21 years buried

In southern Afghanistan, a white Toyota Corolla wagon has been unearthed as the Taliban look for new ways to assert their control over the nation. Mullah Mohammad Omar, the founder of the Taliban group, drove the car to flee American forces after they invaded in 2001. After Omar’s grave in the southern province of Zabul […]

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Global stockpile of nuclear weapons set to increase for first time since Cold War

According to an international study which was released on Monday, the world’s stockpile  of nuclear weapons are expected to grow for the first time in the coming decades since the Cold War. The nine nuclear-armed nations of the world, the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea, putting […]

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