Bloodshed at Kenya mall: Shoppers shot

Gunmen opened fire inside an upscale shopping mall in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, leaving at least 20 dead and 50 others wounded.

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U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Coalition officials say an individual wearing an Afghan Army uniform shot and killed three U.S. troops in eastern Afghanistan Saturday.

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Hottest happenings of the week: Don’t miss the action

A low-down on the hottest happenings of the week. Sale showdown With the summer season finally bidding us farewell (at least in the fashion world), all our favourite prêt stores have decided to give us a treat. For all Khaadi fanatics, the brand is offering up to 50 per cent off on all its clothing lines across retail outlets. Designer divas ...

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Car bombings kill 21 in Baghdad

Car bombings in a predominantly Shiite district in eastern Baghdad killed 21 people and wounded 56 more on Saturday, police said.

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Styling 101: Remix that sari

Saris don’t always have to conform to tradition. And we are so happy it’s getting an overhaul. Say goodbye to the days when wearing a sari consisted of an army of pins and constant rearranging. Here are some uber-sexy styles we love: Belted Sari:  A belt around your sari (especially if you wear it with the pallu folder to make ...

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Beauty: Let’s make up with Bina Khan

As a make-up artist, it’s always an honour when an actress or model chooses you to get them ready for a red carpet event. They have personal relationships with so many people in the industry who would be happy to style them to the nines; so when Aamina Sheikh asked me to get her ready for the Lamha premiere, I ...

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Vettel’s Singapore gamble pays off

Call it confidence, or call it arrogance — but whatever it is, Sebastian Vettel certainly has it. The world champion didn’t even bother setting a final lap time in qualifying for Sunday’s Singapore Grand Prix but will start in pole position as he seeks a third successive win — and a hat-trick in F1’s only night race.

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Porn producer mandates condoms

Tristan Taormino has decided to make a fundamental change in the way she does business and become one of the few straight porn producers to require condoms on her set.

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Red Lotus welcomes chef Bonnie Choo

LAHORE:  Dining with Bonnie Choo was not just a tantalising experience for the taste buds, it was also extremely entertaining. The former head chef of Dynasty, Lahore talks about his experience in Pakistan, along with his loyal customer base. Now head chef at Red Lotus in the Hospitality Inn, after 24 years at Dynasty, Choo has cooked for many Lahori ...

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VIDEO: Long wait for Gromit exhibition

Many people were stopped from joining a queue for an exhibition of 81 Gromit statues in Bristol when organisers realised nearly 3,000 people were waiting to see them.

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Bas Teri Hi Kami Hai: Hollywood calls out to Mahnoor

Pakistani actor Mahnoor Baloch has certainly kept us on her toes. After her recent stint in Main Hoon Shahid Afridi, the actor is now seen in the trailer of Hollywood film Torn. Facebook is flooded with shared posts of Mahnoor’s new project, with people going gaga over her acting skills (and good looks). Directed by Jeremiah Birnbaum, Torn is a ...

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Pakistan releases Taliban founder

Pakistan has released Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, one of the founding members of the Afghan Taliban, foreign ministry spokesman Aizaz Chaudhry told CNN on Saturday.

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Iraq funeral bomb kills 50

More than 50 people killed at a funeral in the mainly Shia Sadr City district of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad

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