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Portugal stun hosts France to win Euro 2016 despite Ronaldo injury

Portugal won UEFA EURO 2016 title without the talismanic Cristiano Ronaldo as their captain forced off early in the first half through injury PARIS (France) – A thundering out-of-the-blue shot by substitute Eder gave Portugal a shock 1-0 win over France in the European Championship final 2016, as they secured their first major international title despite losing captain and talisman ... Read More »

France meets Portugal in Euro 2016 final

France meets Portugal in Euro 2016 final

France will play Portugal in the final of Euro 2016 after beating Germany 2-0 in Marseille thanks to two goals from the tournament’s top scorer Antoine Griezmann. Antoine Griezmann scored twice Thursday as France beat world champions Germany 2-0 to seal a place in the Euro 2016 final against Portugal. France defeated Germany 2-0 to advance to the final as ... Read More »

All you need to know about Euro 2016 Football Championship

Euro 2016 key players

France and Romania kick off the Euro 2016 tournament in Saint-Denis on Friday night Host: France Dates: 10 June to 10 July Euro 2016 kicks off tonight amid unprecedented security for a sporting event, with almost 100,000 French security forces drafted in to protect fans, players and dignitaries. Euro 2016 will be held from June 10 to July 10 in ... Read More »

Pakistan-French joint expedition leaves for Gasherbrum-II

Pakistan is heaven for foreign climbers who are eager to scale down different mountains including Nanga Parbat and K-2. An eight-member French and Pakistan joint expedition has left for Gilgit-Baltistan on Friday to scale down Gasherbrum-II also known as K4. Gasherbrum-II is the 13th highest mountain in the world at 8,035 metres. The team comprises of two French and six ... Read More »

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo crashes into Mediterranean Sea

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo crashes into Mediterranean Sea

An EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo that disappeared from radar with 69 people on board has been reportedly crashed. Greek and Egypt have launched a massive search and rescue operation An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew crashed in the Mediterranean sea early Thursday morning, according to a Greek airport source. According ... Read More »

World’s 10 best countries for working women

World's 10 best countries for working women

Finland, Norway and Sweden are the top 3 countries for working women The Nordic countries — Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland —  are the best countries to be a working woman, according to The Economist’s glass-ceiling index 2016. In these countries, women are present in the labour force at similar rates to men. Finland has the largest share of women who have gone through ... Read More »

G-7 ministers call for nuclear disarmament in Hiroshima declaration

G7 Foreign Ministers walk together after placing wreaths at the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on 11 April 2016.

The foreign ministers of the world’s most advanced economies visited a war memorial for the 140,000 victims of the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city. HIROSHIMA (Japan) – Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven, or G7, countries on Monday called for a “world without nuclear weapons” in what was called the “Hiroshima Declaration”. “We reaffirm our commitment to ... Read More »

Women’s role vital in addressing climate change: Experts

Debate highlights women's role in addressing climate change

Women leaders discuss why women are the key to transforming society and helping communities become more climate resilient by Sana Jamal ISLAMABAD –  Nowhere are the effects of climate change being felt as severely as in the developing world and women primarily are on the front lines of  natural disasters and climate. But women, if fully empowered and supported, can become agents ... Read More »

French pay tribute to music legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

The qawwali evening mesmerised the audience of the twin cities comprising fans of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan ISLAMABAD – Special tribute was paid to music legend Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan by French embassy here in Islamabad. The tribute began with the presentation of biography “Nusrat – The voice of Faith” by its author, the French musicologist Pierre Alain Baud, followed by ... Read More »

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