The controversial case of the Japanese millionaire who wanted “a big family” and had 16 children with rent bellies in Thailand

The controversial case of the Japanese millionaire who wanted “a big family” and had 16 children with rent bellies in Thailand

A court in Bangkok, Thailand, granted a wealthy Japanese paternity rights of 13 children born of surgeries in that country. The court’s decision opens the way for Mitsutoki Shigeta , 28, to obtain custody of the children and transfer them to Japan. It is the latest twist in this scandal known as “baby...

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Starving Indian Farmers Eat Rats as Protest in Delhi

Starving Indian Farmers Eat Rats as Protest in Delhi

(Reuters) Indian farmers hit by drought and debt displayed the skulls of fellow farmers, believed to have committed suicide, and placed live rats in their mouths at a protest on Monday calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save them from starvation. The farmers, who traveled to the Indian capital...

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Is Pakistan close to a Free Trade Agreement with the EU?

Is Pakistan close to a Free Trade Agreement with the EU?

In a triumphant juncture for Pakistan, especially in the face of Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) sanctions, the European parliament has given the nod for Pakistan’s (Generalized System of Preferences) GSP plus status to be extended two years. Pakistan is one of the 10 beneficiaries of EU’s...

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Donald Trump suggests arming US teachers to avoid attacks such as shooting at a Florida school

Donald Trump suggests arming US teachers to avoid attacks such as shooting at a Florida school

The arming of teachers is not a new idea and is certainly controversial. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed his support for the possibility of training firearms in some teachers and allowing them to be carried inside schools as a way to deter possible attacks against teachers. schools. “That’s...

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5 reasons why chocolate is in danger around the world

5 reasons why chocolate is in danger around the world

Whether you have a sweet palate or just buy chocolate to make a gift, there are reasons to worry. The future of cocoa , the heart of a global chocolate industry valued at US $ 98,000 million annually, is under threat . The fault lies with a combination of factors, from global warming...

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“A sadistic and twisted pedophile”: the Briton who blackmailed dozens of victims through Dark Web

“A sadistic and twisted pedophile”: the Briton who blackmailed dozens of victims through Dark Web

The British Matthew Falder, a “twisted and sadistic” pedophile, forced his victims to perform acts of degradation and self-harm. Then he blackmailed them and shared images in the dark network. He has just been sentenced to 32 years in prison. He admitted to 137 charges -including that of rape against 46 people , some of...

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Not worried what voters, people will say about my marriage: Imran

Not worried what voters, people will say about my marriage: Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, who recently made public his marriage, said late Wednesday in an interview he is not worried about what voters or the common people will think about his latest matrimonial decision. The PTI leader, however, stressed that Bushra, his third wife, would neither get...

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Accountability court to resume corruption hearing against Nawaz, family shortly

Accountability court to resume corruption hearing against Nawaz, family shortly

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam have reached the accountability court which will shortly resume hearing the corruption references against them. Nawaz’s son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar, also accused of corruption, was already present at the court. Following Nawaz’s disqualification by the Supreme Court in the Panama...

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ECP removes Nawaz Sharif’s name as PML-N president

ECP removes Nawaz Sharif’s name as PML-N president

ISLAMABAD: A question mark hangs over the holding of Senate elections on time in the wake of the Supreme Court verdict, which declares Nawaz Sharif ineligible to become PML-N president and comes into effect from July 28, nullifying all decisions taken by him as party chief. Soon after the Supreme Court...

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The ‘Name’ we carry influences our Personality

The ‘Name’ we carry influences our Personality

Several studies claim that the name your parents chose for you conditions some of your choices and even prints a mark on what life holds: from what job you choose to how many years you live, everything has to do in some degree with the letters that they name you....

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PSL3 trophy unveiled in Dubai

PSL3 trophy unveiled in Dubai

Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) third edition’s trophy was unveiled on Tuesday in Dubai in the presence of the six captains who will be vieing for the silverware along with their team from February 22. PHOTO COURTESY: ISLAMABAD UNITED  The trophy is sponsored by Swarovski and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman...

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A gift from the God is unsafe on Streets: Street Children in Pakistan

A gift from the God is unsafe on Streets: Street Children in Pakistan

The number of children found living, working and begging on Pakistan’s streets has been growing despite efforts to provide basic education and aid. Every day, more than two million children roam the streets of Pakistan. In their struggle for survival they are on the verge of social exclusion. These children...

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Indian Minister demands ban on Atif and Rahat for being Pakistani

Indian Minister demands ban on Atif and Rahat for being Pakistani

Indian Minister, Babul Supriyo, in his recent statement has demanded to ban Pakistani singers Atif Aslam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in India citing their Pakistani nationality as a reason for disapproval of them. In his regressive statement, the former playback singer has asked to remove the voice of Rahat Fateh...

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Imran warns of street protests if ‘Nawaz uses Parliament to attack judiciary’

Imran warns of street protests if ‘Nawaz uses Parliament to attack judiciary’

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is using Parliament to save himself and attack the judiciary. The PTI chief was speaking to the media during a visit to Peshawar.   “In 1997, PML-N (Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz) attacked judges with sticks and bought...

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Social Inequality: A Global Problem

Social Inequality: A Global Problem

Social inequality is not a law of nature. Five measures could reduce the gap between rich and poor. The good news is that inequality between the countries of the South and those of the North is decreasing as the gross domestic product increases, especially in the emerging countries. The bad news is...

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Jihadism after the caliphate

Jihadism after the caliphate

The terrorist militia Islamic State (IS) has lost its territory in Syria and Iraq, but it is still dangerous. It was an issue addressed at the Munich Security Conference. Only three years have passed since the self-proclaimed Caliph al-Baghdadi proclaimed the so-called Islamic State from the mosque in the newly conquered...

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Netanyahu to Iran: “Do not put us to the test”

Netanyahu to Iran: “Do not put us to the test”

Netanyahu made these warnings during his speech at the Munich Security Conference. He also said that Tehran’s attitude is bringing Israel closer to the Arab world. The Israeli president, Benjamin Netanyahu, warned on Sunday (18.02.2018) of the risk of trying to appease Iran, a regime that, in his opinion, is still...

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The end of diplomacy?

The end of diplomacy?

The Munich Security Conference (MSC) reflects the current state of the world. This year’s meeting was marked by reciprocal recriminations. Real solutions were a scarce commodity, says Matthias von Hein. There were years when the Munich Security Conference conveyed signs of understanding and hope. None of that was evident during this 54th edition. This...

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Why is it so expensive to be poor in the United States?

Why is it so expensive to be poor in the United States?

Being poor in the United States is not a good business. It is, in fact, much more expensive than not. A large part of the 40.6 million people living in poverty in the world’s first power must pay more than the rest of the population to access goods and services that most...

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Army destroys Indian post after minor killed in cross-border LoC firing

Army destroys Indian post after minor killed in cross-border LoC firing

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army destroyed an Indian post after it targetted a minor in Jajot village, the Inter-Services Public Relations said on Monday. An eight-year-old boy Ayan was killed in Indian firing along the Line of Control, ISPR said. The army’s retaliatory action killed two Indian soldiers, the ISPR added. Pakistan...

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Pakistan Super League 2018 Schedule

Pakistan Super League 2018 Schedule

The PSL schedule for the 2018 edition has been released and will kick-start from February 22 in Dubai. All PSL 3 matches will be played at 4 venues – Dubai, Sharjah, Lahore, and Karachi as announced by the PCB. Peshawar Zalmi will take on Multan Sultans in the season opener...

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Pakistani Celebrities that are highly educated!

Pakistani Celebrities that are highly educated!

Pakistan showbiz is full of talented people. We have treasure of talented actors, actresses, singers, models, anchors, designers, editors, e.t.c. but do you know that how much educated our actors and actresses are? In this article we will tell you about some of our well educated Pakistani celebrities.   1. Fahad...

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Nurses beat up doctor in Mirpur Khas over alleged harassment

Nurses beat up doctor in Mirpur Khas over alleged harassment

MIRPUR KHAS: A group of nurses beat up a doctor at Civil Hospital Mirpur Khas on Monday, alleging that he subjected them to sexual harassment. Police had to be summoned to the hospital as the situation turned ugly and the paramedic staff had to intervene to rescue the injured doctor...

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What are the military advances of China that now make the United States compare with it and not with Russia?

What are the military advances of China that now make the United States compare with it and not with Russia?

The modernization of the Chinese army is happening faster than some analysts had anticipated. Now, according to the experts of the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS), it is China, and not Russia, the country to which the Look at the time of comparing the capacity of your military forces. And...

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Malir court summons Shahrukh Jatoi’s jail report in illegal escape case

Malir court summons Shahrukh Jatoi’s jail report in illegal escape case

KARACHI: The Malir judicial magistrate summoned on Monday the jail record of Shahrukh Jatoi, the main suspect in the Shahzeb Khan murder case. The court was hearing the case of the primary suspect reportedly travelling out of the country on fraudulent documents after committing the murder in 2012.  As the court...

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What can be done to combat the epidemic of loneliness of the 21st century?

What can be done to combat the epidemic of loneliness of the 21st century?

Cristiano Ronaldo has 120 million. Barack Obama has 53 million. Donald Trump has 24 million. I am, of course, talking about Facebook followers. Does Donald worry that Barack has twice as many cyber friends as him? Or is it comforted by the fact that Hillary Clinton only has 10 million? Facebook followers are not...

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Earthquake in Mexico: a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 with epicenter southeast of Pinotepa Nacional shakes the center and south of the country

Earthquake in Mexico: a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 with epicenter southeast of Pinotepa Nacional shakes the center and south of the country

A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.2 shook in the afternoon of this Friday the center and south of Mexico, without reports of injuries or fatalities due to the earthquake. Thirteen people, however, were killed in Oaxaca by the fall of the helicopter used by Mexico’s Interior Minister, Alfonso Navarrete, and...

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Cleaning your house is equal to 20 cigarettes per day!

Cleaning your house is equal to 20 cigarettes per day!

The regular use of certain cleaning products can have harmful effects on the lungs, according to a recent study from the Department of Clinical Science at the University of Bergen in Norway. The researchers studied more than 6,000 people of both sexes for 20 years and found that women “who...

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7 key revelations against the Russians accused of interfering in the political affairs of the United States

7 key revelations against the Russians accused of interfering in the political affairs of the United States

The special prosecutor in charge of the investigation into the alleged Russian interference in the last US presidential election, Robert Mueller, dropped a bomb on Friday with his accusation against three organizations and 13 Russian citizens. It is the first time that Mueller’s team pulls the trigger in what has...

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What is the radical change of the Facebook wall for 2018 and how will it affect you as a user?

What is the radical change of the Facebook wall for 2018 and how will it affect you as a user?

2017 was a very hectic year for Facebook. Scandals of false news, erroneous metrics and the revelation of “problematic advertisements” during the US presidential election made him lose credibility and threw a good deal of criticism towards the platform. Even President Donald Trump came to pronounce on the matter, assuring...

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Why the US intelligence agencies? recommend not using the phones of the Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE

Why the US intelligence agencies? recommend not using the phones of the Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE

Huawei, the Chinese giant of the cell phone and telecommunications equipment industry, is finding it increasingly difficult to compete in the US market. This week, the heads of the main intelligence agencies of the United States indicated that they do not advise the use of smartphones of the Chinese brands Huawei...

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Sulaiman al Fahim, the man who stole money from his wife to buy the Portsmouth football club when he was in the Premier League in England

Sulaiman al Fahim, the man who stole money from his wife to buy the Portsmouth football club when he was in the Premier League in England

Caprices tend to be part of life, but for most people there are limits on the things that can be allowed. Something that did not stop the businessman Sulaiman al Fahim, who in 2009 decided to buy Portsmouth, one of the historic clubs of English football that at that time...

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7 brilliant mental challenges that have been popular in the world for centuries

7 brilliant mental challenges that have been popular in the world for centuries

From the labyrinth of Ancient Egypt to the newspaper sudoku, ingenuity exercises are popular all over the world, in all cultures and have been for centuries and even millennia. Apparently, humans have an enduring and infinitely satisfying appetite for creating and solving riddles. What is your favorite? 1. The labyrinth...

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The luxurious clinic in the United States where millionaires ‘disconnect’ their children addicted to mobile phones and internet

The luxurious clinic in the United States where millionaires ‘disconnect’ their children addicted to mobile phones and internet

Although one of the main drawbacks of the latest iPhone X may be its price -it went on sale as the most expensive in the history of Apple for US $ 1,000-, in the United States and there are those who pay the equivalent of 40 new iPhones to get...

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Gun control or a mental health problem? United States is divided after the shooting perpetrated by Nikolas Cruz at Parkland’s Stoneman Douglas High School

Gun control or a mental health problem? United States is divided after the shooting perpetrated by Nikolas Cruz at Parkland’s Stoneman Douglas High School

Another day, another shooting at a school … And there have been several since the year began. After the Parkland (Florida) massacre, one of the deadliest shootings in US history, with 17 victims, politicians and policy makers from across the ideological spectrum are united around a call to action. This...

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“Everyone now wants an AR-15”: Florida celebrates its big gun show three days after the Parkland school killings

“Everyone now wants an AR-15”: Florida celebrates its big gun show three days after the Parkland school killings

Just four days have passed since Nikolas Cruz shot 17 people in a school in Parkland, Florida, and the state is already celebrating one of the great weapons events of the year. Here the arms trade does not stop. This is the Florida Gun Show (the weapons show in Florida), which is...

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ECP issues final list of candidates from K-P

ECP issues final list of candidates from K-P

PESHAWAR: After the appellate tribunal for the Senate elections disposed of all petitions filed against the candidates, the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) chapter on Sunday issued its final list of contestants. On Saturday, the Peshawar High Court’s Justice Mussarat Hilali, head of the appellate tribunal, dismissed all three...

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The murderer of Zainab Ansari, the 6-year-old girl whose rape infuriated Pakistan, was sentenced four times to death

The murderer of Zainab Ansari, the 6-year-old girl whose rape infuriated Pakistan, was sentenced four times to death

A court in Pakistan issued four death sentences against Imran Ali, the 24-year-old man accused of raping and murdering a 6-year-old girl earlier this year. The body of Zainab Ansari was found in a garbage dump in the city of Kasur, south of Lahore, on January 9. And his murder...

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66 passengers die as plane crashes in Central Iran

66 passengers die as plane crashes in Central Iran

TEHRAN: All 66 passengers and crew were killed when an Iranian plane crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains on Sunday, an airline spokesperson told state television. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran’s Mehrabad airport at around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Mohammad Tabatabai, director of...

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I was punished for serving Pakistan and for making it a successful state, Nawaz Sharif

I was punished for serving Pakistan and for making it a successful state, Nawaz Sharif

LAHORE: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz continued with their diatribe against the judiciary, besides targeting the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) during a rally in Sheikhupura on Sunday. “People have already taken out the PPP, and in the upcoming general elections they will also kick out...

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Third time’s the charm: Wedding bells ring for Imran Khan again

Third time’s the charm: Wedding bells ring for Imran Khan again

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman’s name fell off the marriage market, again, on Sunday after he tied the knot for the third time. “Marriage is the combination of two hearts and two souls, which join each other on this special day of the wedding. Wishing a very happy...

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Watch: Rare and Golden Footage of  Farida Khanum

Watch: Rare and Golden Footage of Farida Khanum

Curtains have been drawn on the show’s eighth season as the final episode of Coke Studio was unveiled this weekend. Stringing together a farewell set list might have been a nervous job for the producers who used the currency of nostalgia to full use, week in week out. The Fayyaz...

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SC issues contempt notice to Rao Anwar

SC issues contempt notice to Rao Anwar

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan issued on Friday a contempt of court notice to former SSP Rao Anwar for defying orders to appear before the top court. The court also ordered to freeze all his bank accounts immediately. A three-member bench, which resumed hearing of the extra-judicial encounter of Naqeebullah Mehsud case...

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The woman who got into the X-ray machine at a station because she was afraid her bag would be stolen

The woman who got into the X-ray machine at a station because she was afraid her bag would be stolen

Are you worried about your bag being stolen at security checkpoints at an airport or train station? If so, you are not the only one. To avoid losing their belongings, a Chinese woman got into an X-ray machine at a train station in southern China. The staff at the Dongguan station was surprised by the...

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Army kills five Indian soldiers after school van targeted along LoC

Army kills five Indian soldiers after school van targeted along LoC

Hours after a school van was targeted in Battal sector along the Line of Control (LoC), Pakistani forces retaliated and destroyed an Indian Army check post, killing five soldiers and injuring several others on Thursday.A statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the Pakistani troops targeted the same...

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The researcher who achieved the impossible task of photographing a tiny atom with a standard camera

The researcher who achieved the impossible task of photographing a tiny atom with a standard camera

Keeping a suspended atom almost immobile between two electric fields to photograph it is not an easy task. And doing it in addition with a standard camera seems even more difficult. But David Nadlinger, a British quantum physicist at the University of Oxford, did it. That is why he won the...

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How is the supermadera, the very resistant material that can be used instead of steel

How is the supermadera, the very resistant material that can be used instead of steel

A wood 12 times stronger than natural wood and stronger than many titanium alloys. It is the “supermadera”, developed by engineers from the University of Maryland , in the United States, who found a way to treat the wood that makes it as strong as steel. “We found a promising solution in...

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Toyota, Volkswagen, General Motors … which is the largest automaker in the world?

Toyota, Volkswagen, General Motors … which is the largest automaker in the world?

The largest car manufacturers on the planet have begun to publish their sales figures for 2017. Who is the winner? Will it be the German group Volkswagen, which in 2016 snatched the first place to Toyota ? Or maybe one of the new conglomerates that now group several car companies? Or maybe...

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Florida shooting: police reveal what Nikolas Cruz did after killing 17 people at Parkman’s Stoneman Douglas High School

Florida shooting: police reveal what Nikolas Cruz did after killing 17 people at Parkman’s Stoneman Douglas High School

He committed a massacre and went to a McDonald’s. The police announced Thursday what Nikolas Cruz did during the hour he was on the run after killing 17 people at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. And the revealed information shows the apparent cold blood with which the 19-year-old carried out...

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Loyalty to the state means loyalty to its basic organs including the judiciary. Won’t accept a crook heading a political party: CJP

Loyalty to the state means loyalty to its basic organs including the judiciary. Won’t accept a crook heading a political party: CJP

ISLAMABAD: Referring to the scathing criticism of the judiciary by the deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other ruling party members, the Supreme Court judge Justice Ijazul Ahsan has observed that attacking the courts is tantamount to subverting the Constitution. Justice Ahsan, who is part of a three-judge bench, headed by...

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