7 killed in attack on polio security van, Peshawar

PESHAWAR: At least seven people were killed and nine others were injured in an explosion near a police mobile van which was on its way for security duty for polio immunisation workers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Charsadda district on Wednesday.

The dead included six policemen and a bystander child.

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Pakistan can jump from 44th to 18th largest economy by 2050

Pakistan would become the 18th largest economy in the world by 2050 with a GDP of US$ 3.33 trillion, predicted economist Jim O’Neill.

Currently, Pakistan is the 44th largest economy in the world with a GDP of US$ 225.14 billion.

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Small things travelers have gotten busted for from around the World

A couple was detained for taking Kinder Surprise eggs into the U.S. Here are 10 other strange contraband items around the world

A couple has been detained crossing into the United States from Canada after trying to enter with … candies of non-nutritive quality.

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International students provide revenue, diverse skills and cultural exchange

By  Humayon Dar

Overseas students, also known as international students, contribute immensely to many western economies, which have an open access policy to their higher education. It is estimated that overseas students bring about £5 billion annually to the UK in terms of tuition fees and living expenses.

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Pakistan Customs arrests 2 men involved in smuggling 17 kilograms of heroin to Nigeria

The Drug Enforcement Cell of Pakistan Customs claimed to have seized 17 kilograms of fine quality heroin concealed in a garment consignment booked for Nigeria and arrested two men.

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36 percent Pakistanis found to be undernourished: Oxfam

High food prices have crunched incomes of the poor and have helped spark instability and violence around the world

ISLAMABAD –  Pakistan is among the 21 nations, facing food deficiencies due to high prices while around 36 percent of the country’s population is undernourished, showed a new interactive map published by Oxfam on Wednesday.

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