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PM Modi Condoles Nawaz Sharif's Wife Kulsoom Nawaz's Death - Dotemirates
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PM Modi Condoles Nawaz Sharif's Wife Kulsoom Nawaz's Death

Islamabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of former Pak premier Nawaz Sharif's wife Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, saying he would always cherish the memories of his interaction with her, according to a media report.Kulsoom Nawaz died Tuesday in London after a long battle with cancer. She was 68."It is with profound grief that I learnt of the sad demise of Begum Sahiba," PM Modi wrote in a letter to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Sharif, a copy of which was displayed by Geo News.PM Modi on Tuesday conveyed his deepest condolences to the Sharif family."I pray to the...


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Gulf Arab states should be party to proposed Iran treaty talks — UAE official

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Egypt's ancient temples rescued from the Nile half a century ago

One of the world's biggest archaeological rescue operations was successfully concluded 50 years ago after a massive ancient Egyptian temple complex was dismantled and hoisted to higher ground to prevent its flooding by the damming of the Nile River. The groundbreaking Unesco-led project to relocate around 20 gigantic monuments in Abu Simbel complex was officially concluded on September 22, 1968, after an eight-year international effort involving hundreds of workers. Here is a look back at the remarkable feat: The two Abu Simbel temples - named after their village location - were carved out of cliffs overlooking the Nile in the...
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Filipina expat forced to work as prostitute in Arab country

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Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Hundreds feared missing as ferry capsizes

Hundreds of people are feared missing after a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria in north Tanzania.A local official told the BBC five people have died and 102 have been rescued, but another said that the vessel was overloaded with more than 400 people on board.The MV Nyerere ferry overturned near the shore between the islands of Ukora and Bugolora.Locals have joined with emergency teams in rescue efforts.The Tanzanian government has confirmed the ferry capsized but exact figures for those on board are yet to be confirmed."We pray to God to give us hope in such an accident," Regional Commissioner Adam...
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Three people killed in Maryland shooting

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Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner

Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a recently engaged woman who was running near her home in a trendy Washington DC neighbourhood.Wendy Karina Martinez, 35, was attacked on Tuesday night only one mile from the White House. She died after seeking help at a nearby takeout restaurant.Anthony Crawford, 23, has been arrested and charged with murder, police said. A motive for the attack is still unclear.Friends describe Ms Martinez as "brilliant and a hard worker.""Wendy should have been shopping for her wedding dress on Friday," said Kristina Moore, as she stood outside the restaurant where Ms...