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Tajdar-e-Haram becomes most viewed Pakistani song on Youtube


Tajdar-e-Haram, a hit from Coke Studio Season 8, has become first Pakistani song to cross one hundred million views on YouTube. The song has been watched by people living in more than 186 countries across the world. Tajdar-e-Haram was sung by Pakistani famous singer Atif Aslam whereas the music composed …

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Meet Maryam Naseem: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s powerlifting champ


Receiving the silver medal at an international powerlifting tournament in Melbourne, Peshawar’s Maryam Naseem is a living example of the fact that, if provided the opportunity, women of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are no less when it comes to proving their mettle. Talking to Dunya News, Naseem said that while powerlifting is …

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Tennis: Nadal battles past Cuevas to reach Paris quarters


World number one Rafael Nadal overcame a second-set blip to reach the Paris Masters quarter-finals on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 victory over Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas. The Spaniard, 31, had sealed the year-end number one spot for a fourth time on Wednesday, but he was made to work …

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Tennis: Women’s boss wants WTA Finals to close season


– Women’s Tennis Association chief executive Steve Simon said he wants the WTA Finals to become the last event of the season from 2019, meaning a likely swap with the ongoing Elite Trophy in Zhuhai. Simon said the Elite Trophy, which features 12 players ranked roughly from nine to 20, …

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Football: Dempsey double sends Seattle through


Clint Dempsey scored twice as the Seattle Sounders kept alive their dream of retaining the MLS Cup on Thursday with a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps. Dempsey, who had missed the first leg of the Western Conference semi-final through suspension, pounced for two second-half goals as Seattle advanced to …

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Iran denounces CIA ‘fake news’ in Bin Laden files


Iran has accused the CIA of spreading “fake news” about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed. The CIA on Wednesday released 470,000 additional files found in May 2011 when US Navy SEALs burst …

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US sends supersonic bombers over South Korea


– US bombers overflew the Korean peninsula Thursday as part of an exercise with Japanese and South Korean warplanes, the US Air Force said, days before President Donald Trump arrives in the region for a trip set to be dominated by the nuclear-armed North. Tensions are high over Pyongyang’s ballistic …

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Iraqi forces enter Al-Qaim, last IS bastion in Iraq: army


– Iraqi forces on Friday entered Al-Qaim, the main town in the Daesh group s last bastion in the country, military commanders said. Early Friday morning, Iraqi forces unleashed a barrage of artillery fire against militant positions inside the town, backed by Iraqi and US-led coalition air strikes. Troops from …

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