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Oil slips as slower demand expectations weigh

LONDON: Oil prices fell on Tuesday, extending losses from the previous session, as Saudi Arabia’s sharp cuts in crude contract prices for Asia sparked fears over slower demand, but strong Chinese economic data and US output outages capped losses. Brent crude futures were down $0.27, or 0.4%, to $71.95 a …

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HRCP, rights activists demand release of missing persons

KARACHI: In commemoration of the International Day for Victims of Enforced Disappearances, observed worldwide on August 30, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) along with other organisations working for missing persons, organised a peaceful rally from Gora Qabristan to the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday. The rally was headed …

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Female MPs demand ‘public hanging’ for rapists

ISLAMABAD: The female MNAs from both sides of the isle have demanded public execution of those involved in violence against women, particularly in the grisly murder case of former Pakistani envoy’s daughter Noor Mukadam. The National Assembly, during Friday’s proceedings, unanimously condemned the gruesome acts of violence against women and …

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Iranian exiles demand prosecution of president-elect

BERLIN: Supporters of Iran’s exiled opposition rallied in Berlin and elsewhere on Saturday to demand the prosecution of the Islamic Republic’s newly-elected president, Ebrahim Raisi, whom they accuse of crimes in opposition to humanity. Flag-waving demonstrators rallied at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate and different places as a part of a Free …

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Govt snubs demand to delay exams

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Friday rejected the opposition’s demand for suspending matriculation and entrance exams and selling college students. In response, the opposition members staged a walkout from the Nationwide Meeting boycotting its proceedings. Because the session started beneath the chairmanship of NA Speaker Asad Qaiser, MNA Khawaja Saad …

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