Cary Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film for 2020

American filmmaker Cary Joji Fukunaga is replacing Danny Boyle as director of the next James Bond movie, producers announced Thursday. Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and star Daniel Craig said the still-untitled Bond 25 will start filming at London’s Pinewood Studios on March 4, and will be released on Feb. 14, 2020. Release was delayed from the planned November 2019...

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Information Minister denies Nawaz was released under a ‘deal’

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday said that no deal has been made in release of former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif. "Nawaz is not that important that he would have been discussed in Saudi Arabia," says Fawad Chaudhry during a press conference. He said former premiere has been released...

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US says terrorist attacks decreased in Pakistan

WASHINGTON: US State Department on Thursday has issued its annual Country Reports on Terrorism for the year 2017. According to the report, due to effective operation by Pakistan Army, the militant outfits such as Al-Qaeda and Taliban were weakened in the past few years. The United States Department of State has stated that they acknowledge the efforts made by Pakistan...

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Scandal-hit Australia vow ‘hard but fair’ series against Pakistan

Skipper Tim Paine vowed Australia will play "hard but fair" against Pakistan they embark on their first Test tour since a ball-tampering scandal and with fresh controversy raging following allegations by England's Moeen Ali. The squad jetted out late Wednesday for their first Test series since the ill-fated tour of South Africa early this year, which led to 12-month suspensions...

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SC to hear Naqeebullah murder case on September 27

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) fixed a date for hearing of extra judicial murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud. According to the notification, three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will hear the case on September 27. Notices in this regard were issued to the attorney general, Advocate General Sindh Advocate Salman Talibuddin,...

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Asia Cup: Afghanistan win toss, decides to Bat first against Bangladesh

ABU DHABI: Afghanistan have won the toss and decided to bat first Bangladesh in the last group stage encounter being played at Abu Dhabi here on Thursday. The Tigers have decided to opt for a new opening combination while keeping the bowling department steady. Both the teams have won their first match to already advance to the Super Four stage...

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SDO HESCO among tow others killed in Nawabshah

NAWABSHAH: Kareem Bux, a Sub Division Officer in Hyderabad Electric Supply Company (HESCO) among two others were shot dead by armed men in Dur, Nawabshah, Newsone reported on Thursday. According to details, the all three deceased belongs to same family. Police has stated old enmity behind the reason of killing. The bodies of deceased has been shifted to nearby hospital for...

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