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Notre-Dame’s famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks

Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm’s way. Notre-Dame’s famed stained-glass rose windows and most of its many religious relics appeared to have escaped the worst of […]

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Americans, Frequent Visitors To Notre-Dame, Begin Fundraising Efforts

Los Angeles:  The fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday prompted fund-raising appeals in the United States, as people horrified by the blaze began making commitments to restore a global landmark even before the flames were extinguished. The New York-based French Heritage Society and the Go Fund Me crowdsourcing platform were among the […]

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Hope to resume talks with India after Lok Sabha elections are over: Pakistan envoy

The Pakistan envoy stressed the need to “review narrative” about Pakistan in India.  Pakistan High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood said it would resume discussion with New Delhi on pending issues after the Lok Sabha elections come to an end. (Photo: PTI) HIGHLIGHTS We hope for re-engagement with New Delhi after elections in India, said the Pakistan […]

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Multiple people shot outside nightclub in Australia

The shooting happened in Melbourne. Two men were in hospital in critical condition, police said, while two other men had non-life-threatening injuries. The shooting took place outside Love Machine nightclub in Prahran, Melbourne, Australia. (Photo: Reuters) Multiple people have been shot outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne, police said on Sunday. Two […]

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Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s remark on India’s PM Narendra Modi taken out of context: Foreign Minister

Pakistan Foreign Minister Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday said that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement regarding the outcome of general elections in India was taken out of context. In the interview, Imran Khan had said “Perhaps if the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party)…wins, some kind of settlement in Kashmir could be reached.” Mahmood Qureshi said that […]

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Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen resigns amid Trump anger over border

United States Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who oversaw President Donald Trump’s bitterly contested immigration policies during her tumultuous 16-month tenure, resigned on Sunday (April 7) amid a surge in the number of migrants at the border with Mexico. A senior administration official said Donald Trump asked for Nielsen’s resignation and she gave it. Trump, […]