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Potatoes for peace: how the humble tuber stopped conflict in Europe

The humble potato -- drought-resistant, able to thrive in diverse soils, and enjoyed fried, steamed or baked -- brought centuries of relative calm and prosperity to Europe after its introduction in the 16th century, a new study says. The crop, discovered in Latin America in the 1400s before eventually sweeping through Europe, greatly boosted productivity, helping lower land costs while...

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Apple says iPhone 6 battery fires in China likely caused by external factors

Apple Inc said external factors were the likely cause of iPhone 6 battery fires detailed in a Chinese consumer protection...

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Trump wants to ‘cancel order’ on expensive new Air Force One

US President-elect Donald Trump urged the government to cancel Boeing's new Air Force One plane in a Twitter post on...

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Sharif would be in jail or in exile after General Elections: PPP chief

LAHORE: Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday said that remains of dictator Ziaul Haq’s regime...

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Global prescription drug spend seen at $1.5 trillion in 2021

Global spending on prescription medicines will reach nearly $1.5 trillion by 2021, although the annual rate of growth will decrease...

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Merkel rallies for burqa ban in Germany in run-up to 2017 election

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday in a speech looking ahead to Germany's 2017 general election rallied for a ban on...

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COAS visits Southern Command HQ, reviews security situation

QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday visited headquarters Southern Command and laid a floral...

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The trailer of Sahir Lodhi’s debut film Raasta will give you goosebumps

The trailer of Sahir Lodhi’s debut film Raasta is out and it has left us speechless. Raasta features Sahir and...

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PTI always appears before court with baseless allegations: Marriyum Aurangzeb

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said the Government will continue its development policies in Khyber...

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Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars: Reports

US comedian and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is to host the 2017 Oscars ceremony in February, Hollywood trade publications...

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PTI proved PM lied to Pakistanis, says Imran

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Tuesday announced that his party has successfully proved that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

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Toyota to expand hybrid system development to further cut emissions

TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp on Tuesday said it would expand the development of its gasoline-hybrid technology over the next five...

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Saudi court sentences 15 people to death for spying for Iran

A Saudi court on Tuesday sentenced 15 people to death for spying for Iran, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported. The 15...

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Maryam Safdar is Nawaz Sharif’s dependant, says Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders on Tuesday are hopeful that Supreme Court would announce verdict in Panamagate case soon instead...

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