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Sharif family to stay in jail till election, court adjourns appeals

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday adjourned till the last week of July appeals by jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Mohammad Safdar against their conviction for corruption.

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Putin dismisses Mueller probe as 'political games'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the probe by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign is politically motivated, calling it part of the United States' "internal political games"

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Bread arrived even before the advent of agriculture? Here is the truth

Scientists have found that the oldest direct evidence of bread found to date is at least 4,000 years before the advent of agriculture, according to a new study.

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Cristiano Ronaldo takes this decision, fans shocked

Portuguese football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo said that joining record Serie A champions Juventus after a successful nine-year spell at reigning European champions Real Madrid meant moving forward.

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Sharif kept in 'abysmal conditions' in Rawalpindi jail

Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been kept in 'abysmal conditions' and deprived of a newspaper and bed and uses a 'dirty' washroom in the high-security Adiala prison in Rawalpindi, according to a letter written by his brother Shahbaz Sharif

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Why was Chandannagar celebrating France's World Cup win

The football-mad state of West Bengal which was otherwise missing its euphoria of a World Cup final due to non-involvement of Brazil and Argentina, sprung to life in certain pockets after France lifted their second title beating Croatia 4-2 in the final.

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Iran: If Trump wants to talk, he'll have to call

Iran says if President Donald Trump wants to negotiate after pulling the United States out of the international deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, he'll have to make the call.

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Putin presents Trump with FIFA World Cup's official ball

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday presented his US counterpart Donald Trump with an official ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and wished the American leader a successful organisation of the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

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Sharif challenges his 10-year jail term

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was given a 10-year jail term this month in a corruption case, challenged his conviction and sought suspension of the guilty verdict, media reports said on Monday. An anti-graft court had also handed down seven years in prison to Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz on the charges related to four luxury flats in London, reports Xinhua news agency. They returned to Pakistan from London on Friday. Both are currently in Adiyala prison in Rawalpindi city near the capital Islamabad where they will face trial in other two corruption cases. Sharif was accused of having wealth beyond his income. However, the charges were denied by the three-time Prime Minister as politically-motivated.

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India snubs Trump, will buy oil from Iran..Sushma visit in November

India and Iran on Monday discussed strengthening economic cooperation and enhancing connectivity during a delegation-level meeting between Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi here. The meeting was held amid speculations about the fallout of US sanctions on imports of petroleum products from Iran. It was agreed to maintain the momentum of mutually beneficial multifaceted bilateral cooperation and exchanges between the two sides and to hold the next round of Joint Commission Meeting at the level of External Affairs Minister in November 2018 in Iran," it added.

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