Netflix announces ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ live-action series

Netflix has announced it will be producing a live-action version of the popular Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. The streaming giant announced the news via Twitter along with concept art by John Staub. The concept art depicts the protagonist Aang with Appa, his six-legged flying bison who Aang and his friends ride as they travel around the world on their...

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PIA air-hostess Fareeha Mukhtar gone missing in Canada

LAHORE: According to Newsone, the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) air- hostess has gone missing in Canada. The details reveal that air hostess of national flag career Fareeha Mukhtar---  who does not posses a good record in the past as well, was later suspended after she went missing. She is also accused of carrying heavy amount of foreign currency  and expensive...

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Cake will be submitted for Oscar consideration: Sources

According to sources, arguably one of the best Pakistani movies of recent times, Cake may find itself in the running for an Oscar. The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee, chaired by two-time Academy Award and Emmy winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, has selected Cake to be submitted for Oscar consideration in the 'Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 91st Academy Awards.   Set in...

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China vows to retaliate as Trump targets $200bn in goods

China on Tuesday vowed to retaliate against the United States and warned of “uncertainty” in trade talks after President Donald Trump targeted another $200 billion in Chinese imports with tariffs starting next week. Trump ratcheted up pressure on Beijing as the new round of levies will bring the amount of goods hit by duties to roughly half of Chinese exports...

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Syria accidentally downs Russian plane, Moscow blames Israel

Syria accidentally downed a Russian military aircraft with a crew of 15 onboard when its air defences went into action against an alleged Israeli missile strike, the Russian army said on Tuesday. The incident, which happened late Monday, was the worst case of friendly fire between the two allies since Russia's game-changing military intervention in September 2015. The Russian Ilyushin...

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Korean leaders meet in Pyongyang for potentially tough talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday with possibly his hardest mission to date brokering some kind of compromise to keep North Korea's talks with Washington from imploding and pushing ahead with his own plans to expand economic cooperation and bring a stable peace to the Korean Peninsula. Kim...

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UN probe says Myanmar army should be removed from politics

YANGON: Myanmar’s powerful army should be removed from politics, UN investigators said Tuesday in the final version of a damning report reiterating calls for top generals to be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority. A brutal military crackdown last year forced more than 700,000 Rohingya to flee over the border to Bangladesh. Demands have mounted for those who...

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Sarfraz Ahmed, Rohit Sharma promise blockbuster India-Pakistan clash

Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Rohit Sharma played down the hype surrounding the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Dubai on Wednesday, insisting that the Asia Cup is much more than a contest between the arch-rivals. But despite their claims, millions of fans across the border and elsewhere in the world will be watching the Group A clash, with a sold-out 25,000-crowd...

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PTI’s Zulfi Bukhari appointed as special assistant to PM on overseas Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD:  On Tuesday,  Zulfi Bukhari was appointed as a special assistant to the prime minister on overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development,  notifies the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's official Twitter account. Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari alias Zulfi Bukhari is the London-based business man  and a close friend of Prime Minister Imran Khan. Prime Minister Imran Khan has Appointed Sayed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari...

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