Acid-attack victim discharged from Islamabad hospital

PABBI: Local stage actor and acid-attack victim Bushra was discharged from a hospital in Islamabad on Monday. Shaukat – a Pashto drama producer – allegedly threw acid on Bushra on June 22 over a money row in Nowshera. Bushra had reportedly worked with the accused in his drama project, however was not paid her due share. The alleged perpetrator got infuriated ...

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I can be England success – Kerrigan

Simon Kerrigan expects more chances to prove himself at Test level, despite a difficult England debut against Australia.

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Newsnight tweet gaffe angers Labour

Labour is demanding a formal apology after Newsnight editor Ian Katz described a guest, shadow minister Rachel Reeves, as “boring” in a Twitter message.

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China’s Guangzhou moves to end labor camps

China’s third-largest city Guangzhou — capital of China’s richest and most progressive province Guangdong — has announced it has taken the first concrete steps in unbolting the country’s often reviled “Re-education Through Labor” (RTL) system.

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Woman ‘shot dead’ at Turkish resort

A British woman has been killed and two members of her family injured in a shooting at the resort of Dalyan in Turkey, local media reports say.

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Masakadza stars as Zimbabwe reach 65-2 at lunch

HARARE: Zimbabwe were 65 for two after 27 overs against Pakistan at lunch Tuesday as they sought to level the series in the second and final Test. Hamilton Masakadza was the first-session star for the hosts, with his undefeated 43 including a six and six fours. Captain Brendan Taylor won the toss on a clear, warm early spring day at Harare ...

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Miss Saigon sets box office record

Musical Miss Saigon, which returns to the West End next year, sets a new box office record with takings of £4.4m on the first day of sale.

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Will Belgium win the World Cup?

No. But the fact that a nation with a population of just 11 million people is being mentioned as World Cup dark horses is nothing short of remarkable given Belgium have failed to qualify for their last five major tournaments. Marc Wilmots’ side top their European qualifying group and even if they lose to Croatia in the next game, victory ...

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The true cost of Tokyo 2020?

Full disclosure: I have loved watching the Olympics on television since Munich 1972 and thoroughly enjoyed being in the cities for the run-up to Torino 2006 and London 2012.

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