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New law boosts scope of rent contracts' validity

New law boosts scope of rent contracts' validity

Cabinet approves forming of the Civil Defence Council; also to issue a draft law on human food control and a draft law on consumer protection

Toxic alcohol claims 39 lives in Pakistan

Toxic alcohol claims 39 lives in Pakistan

At least 39 people, most of them Christians celebrating Christmas, died and dozens fell ill after drinking toxic alcohol in Pakistan, officials said yesterday.

Egypt devalues pound 3rd time in ’15 as reserves slide

Egypt devalues pound 3rd time in ’15 as reserves slide

Egypt depreciated the pound for the third time this year after the nation’s foreign reserves tumbled and the currency fell to a record in black-market trading.

 Nevill glad but sad to make Test debut

Nevill glad but sad to make Test debut

Australia wicket-keeper Peter Nevill admitted to mixed emotions ahead of his international debut in the second Ashes Test against England at Lord’s yesterday.