September 2019

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UN chief warns of a world divided between US and China

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned global leaders on Tuesday of the looming risk of the world splitting in two, with the United States and China creating rival internets, currency, trade, financial rules…


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Facebook exempts political speech from fact-checking

Facebook will not fact-check the statements politicians post to the site, the social network announced on Tuesday ahead of the US 2020 elections, even as it works to discredit false information meant to manipulate public…




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Mangla power generation resumes after being affected

LAHORE: The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) suspended power generation for a couple of hours at Mangla after Tuesday’s earthquake jolted the country’s biggest dam, but decided to resume supply after concluding that it was safe…




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Bangladesh, Afghanistan share tri-nation T20 trophy

DHAKA: The final of the tri-nation Twenty20 tournament between Bangladesh and Afghanistan washed out without a ball being bowled at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Tuesday. Match officials declared the game abandoned at…



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Pakistan launches crackdown on sale of Indian films

Pakistan also banned airing of advertisements for India-made products on television.The crackdown is the latest in a series of measures announced by the government in reaction to revocation of special status of Indian-administered Kashmir by…