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Hatchet-wielding man shot dead after attacking NYC police officers -
NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (APP): A New York City police officer was critically wounded and another was hospitalized in an attack by a man wielding a hatchet, who was shot dead in the course of Thursday’s melee.

Right to online privacy at risk as governments engage in mass surveillance: UN expert -
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 24 (APP): States must be transparent about the nature of their electronic mass surveillance programmes, a United Nations counter-terrorism expert said Thursday as he warned about the impact such measures might have on individuals' right to privacy.

Greater effort needed to eradicate extreme poverty in world's poorest nations on UN report -
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 24 (APP): While the world's 48 most vulnerable nations continue to make in-roads into poverty reduction, a far greater effort is needed if these countries are to eradicate extreme poverty by 2020, according to a new United Nations report.

Pakistan urges more transparency, openness in UNSC's decision-making process -
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 24 (APP): Pakistan has stressed the need for greater openness, transparency and inclusion in the UN Security Council's decision-making process so as to enhance it's efficiency and effectiveness.

Pakistan mustering support for seat on ECOSOC- UN's economic arm -
UNITED NATIONS, Oct 24,(APP)- Ahead of next week's Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) elections in which Pakistan is a candidate, Ambassador Masood Khan hosted a reception Thursday as part of the continuing lobbying efforts.

Sport News
Second seed Abid falls to Imran Shaukat in NBP Subh-e-Nau C’ship
ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (APP): Second seed M. Abid was thrashed out of NBP Subh-e-Nau National Tennis Championship in semifinal of men’s singles by an unseeded player on Friday here at PTF Complex.
ICC empowers umpires in unfairplay
KARACHI, Oct 23 (APP): International Cricket Council (ICC) is empowering umpires to use their discretion in unfairplay, according to reports published in cricket’s leading website carried on Thursday. 
PCB Chairman, BoG congratulate Younis on double landmark
KARACHI, Oct 23 (APP): Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar M. Khan Thursday has congratulated Younis Khan on achieving two significant landmarks on day one of the first Test Wednesday against Australia at Dubai International Stadium.
47th Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Amateur Golf Championship start on Friday
PESHAWAR, Oct 23 (APP): The 47th edition of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Amateur Golf Championship will tee-off at 6666-yards PAF Golf Course today (Friday) over 54-hold, 18-hole each day.
PCB extends remedial work on Saeed Ajmal
KARACHI, Oct 22 (APP): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB has decided to extend Saeed Ajmal’s remedial work under Saqlain Mushtaq’s watch by another 15 days.
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Hatchet-wielding man shot dead after attacking NYC police officers -
Right to online privacy at risk as governments engage in mass surveillance: UN expert -
Greater effort needed to eradicate extreme poverty in world's poorest nations on UN report -
Pakistan urges more transparency, openness in UNSC's decision-making process -
Pakistan mustering support for seat on ECOSOC- UN's economic arm -
UN chief praises fallen Pakistani peacekeeper's contribution to UN's work for peace in CAR -
Growing use of drones in law enforcement may violate human rights, warns UN expert -
At General Assembly, UN experts urge global action on enforced disappearances -
Pakistan calls for ban on autonomous weapons that would select and attack targets without human cont -
Obama reaffirms support for Afghan unity government -
PTI should follow suit, pack up like PAT: Pervaiz -
UN rights expert calls for dual fight against torture, corruption -
Pakistan calls for resumption of Mideast peace talks to end conflict -
US designates TTP's Khan Said as Global Terrorist -
Malala bags yet another prestigious award for promoting girls' education -
UN chief calls for honouring pledges for reconstruction of war-torn Gaza -
Increased taxes, regulation key to fighting tobacco epidemic: UN health agency -
Water shut-offs in US city of Detroit ‘contrary to human rights’: UN experts -
Community, religious leaders must condemn Islamic State’s ‘atrocities’: UN official -
Ebola no longer ‘localized emergency,’ UN health officials tell regional summit in Cuba -
Pakistan land of world’s two leading civilizations: Pervaiz -
Holland to extend technical support in museum management -
World leaders urged to make science, technology and innovation central to development policy -
UN agency ramps up for Gaza reconstruction push -
Sit-ins creating hurdles in development of country: Pervaiz Rashid -
UN to consult West African governments on coordinating global response to Ebola -
ASEM to provide platform for innovative ideas in culture, education: Rashid -
Pakistan calls for upholding principle of equal and undiminished security for all states -
Pakistani diplomatic missions in US dedicated to serving Pakistani community: Ambassador Jilani -
UN Security Council calls for 'common effort' to halt Islamic State's offensive -
Global media giants & UN agency team up in ongoing fight against hunger -
Pakistani envoy urges UN chief to help deescalate tensions along LoC in Kashmir -
Malala, Sharmeen honoured as this year's Asia Game Changers -
Pakistan for use of armed drones to conform with international law -
US says relations with Pakistan will continue to grow -
Turkey, Pakistan agree to take concrete steps to solidify commercial ties -
Pak-Turkey brotherly ties time-tested: Turkish PM -
Ebola response in high-gear amid UN warning ‘things will get worse before they improve’ -
Tariq Fatemi meets Pakistani Students of ASEM Model Summit -
Fatemi leads Pakistan delegation to Asia-Europe Summit -
UN spotlights rural women as 'force' that can drive global progress -
US extremely concerned at Kashmir LoC shelling; urges dialogue -
Pakistan moves UN panel for grant of observer status to 'D-8' in General Assembly -
Common goals bind Pakistan, US in enduring partnership: Ambassador Jilani -
US, Pakistan lead ICT trade mission -
Pakistan and India spar over Kashmir after dispute raised at UN panel -
Malala, Obama's daughters on Time's 'influential teens' list -
Three Pakistani doctors killed in small plane crash in suburban Chicago -
Funeral service held for fallen Pakistani peacekeeper in Bangui, CAR -
Sartaj Aziz's letter on Kashmir situation delivered to UN chief -
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