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Afghan peace imperative for strengthening links with Central Asia: Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhary on Thursday said peace and stability in Afghanistan was important to strengthening links with the Central Asian Republics (CARs) in different fields. He was speaking at a roundtable meeting on 'Pakistan and Central Asia: Cementing Bonds of Friendship through Culture' in Islamabad. The information minister said our nation and the armed forces had shown remarkable resilience and courage in fighting the war on terror. Read More: Diplomatic surge needed for Afghan Peace:…

Trump links jump in UK crime rate to terror

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump linked a jump in reported crime in Britain to terrorism Friday, again wading deep into a sensitive political debate on the other side of the pond. "Just out report: United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of 'Radical Islamic' terror. Not good, we must keep America safe!" Trump said. The early morning tweet came as Britain's statistical office reported a rise in reported crime in England and Wales in the first six months of the year. The report stated that much of the…

More evidence links exercise to lower stroke risk

CALIFORNIA: Women who consistently get the minimum recommended amount of exercise for a healthy heart may be less likely to have a stroke than their counterparts whose exercise habits shift over time, a recent U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 61,000 women in the California Teachers Study who reported their exercise habits at two points in time, once from 1995 to 1996 and again from 2005 to 2006. The women were current and retired teachers when the study began. Overall, 987 women had a stroke…