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on Jul 18, 2024

HONG KONG/ BEIJING: China’s Communist Party removed its former foreign and defence ministers, Qin Gang and Li Shangfu, from its Central Committee on Thursday during a meeting of its largest top decision-making body, state news agency Xinhua reported. The two officials had been removed from their jobs last year. The ruling Communist Party ended its […]

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on Jul 18, 2024

KENYA: When he started out running in the early 2000s, a young Eliud Kipchoge simply wanted to get on a plane and go to Europe. Two decades later, the Kenyan marathon legend is heading to Paris for what could be his final challenge at the 2024 Olympics. At 39, he says he is hoping to […]

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on Jul 17, 2024

A new study published in Nature provides the first concrete evidence of an ” cave like structure” on the Moon, located beneath the Mare Tranquillitatis pit. This discovery could pave the way for future human missions to establish permanent lunar outposts, marking a significant advancement in space exploration. A cave discovered on the Moon, at […]

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on Jul 17, 2024

MANILA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday slightly raised its 2024 growth forecast for developing Asia and the Pacific to 5 per cent from 4.9 per cent, reflecting the region’s accelerated growth in the first quarter of this year. The growth outlook for 2025 remains at 4.9 per cent. In its latest supplement to […]

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on Jul 16, 2024

A team of Pakistani students has achieved success at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) 2024, held in Astana, Kazakhstan, from July 7-14. Zoha Asif from Karachi and Soban Safdar from Mirpur Mathelo each secured a bronze medal, bringing recognition to Pakistan on the international stage. The Pakistani team participated in the IBO under the sponsorship […]

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on Jul 16, 2024

Donald Trump and Joe Biden have both stressed “unity” in the wake of the stunning assassination attempt on the Republican presidential contender, but any shift to a more civil political discourse is likely to be short-lived. For months, the two campaigns have shredded the other’s candidate with a ferocity that exceeds the already bruising nature […]

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on Jul 15, 2024

Stephen Constantine, the current coach of Pakistan’s national football team, shared his journey and vision for the future of football in Pakistan. While speaking to The Express Tribune in an exclusive interview, Constantine said that with proper time, understanding, and support, Pakistan can rise in the Asian football rankings, given its large population of 240 […]

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on Jul 15, 2024

Google parent Alphabet is in advanced talks to acquire cybersecurity startup Wiz for roughly $23 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Sunday, in a deal that would represent the technology giant’s biggest acquisition ever. The deal, being funded mostly in cash, could come together soon, the source added, speaking on condition of […]

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on Jul 14, 2024

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund have reached a staff level agreement for a $7 billion Extended Fund Facility programme -in a deal that in short-term inflicts heavy burden on the nation but also ends decades-old protections to agriculturists and exporters. The global lender announced the over three-year 24th programme deal only after Pakistan […]

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on Jul 14, 2024

WASHINGTON:  Republican lawmakers said they would launch swift investigations into how a sniper apparently managed to evade Secret Service agents and climb onto the roof of a building near where Donald Trump was speaking at an election rally and fire multiple shots before being killed. While information about the incident is still sparse, early media […]