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Second ODI: Azam, Shadab lift Pakistan to 32-run victory

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

ABU DHABI (Monitoring Desk): Babar Azam’s seventh ODI hundred combined with a sublime all-round performance from Shadab Khan saw a listless Sri Lanka slump to their ninth consecutive ODI defeat. They lost by 32 runs, but the margin would have been much greater but for a fighting hundred by Sri Lankan captain Upul Tharanga; no […]

At least five killed in US drone attack in Kurram Agency

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

GHUZ GHARI (Monitoring Desk): At least five people were reported killed in a drone attack, which took in Kurram Agency, Monday evening. The strike targetted a house, five bodies were recovered from the rubble, according to local residents. A militant commander was also reportedly killed in the drone attack. Kurram Agency Political Agent Baseer Khan […]

China calls for Kashmir solution through talks

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

BEIJING (INP): China reiterated that India and Pakistan should move forward for early settlement of Kashmir through peaceful means. In a news briefing here on Monday, Counsellor of Chinese foreign affairs Yao Wen said Kashmir issue leads to casualties both in Pakistan and India. China does not like tense relation between these two countries. He […]

Only PM, political party has say in my resignation: Ishaq Dar

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Graft accusations-hit finance minister, Ishaq Dar has said on Monday that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz would decide whether he would tender his resignation or continue the legal battle while keeping his federal ministry. Dar addressed a press conference in the federal capital today after reportedly his counsel […]

Ahsan Iqbal says his statement was not against Army

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report NANKANA SAHIB: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has said his recent statement was not against the army. The interior minister had said last week that the Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) should refrain from passing comments on the country’s economy Addressing the media outside the house of martyred Captain Hasnain, on Monday clarified, “My […]

Imran decides to appear before ECP on October 26

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The core committee of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has decided that Imran Khan would appear before the Election Commission of Pakistan in party funding case. The bigwigs of the party after taking in-depth discussion recommended that Imran Khan should appear before the ECP on October 26. However, committee has decided to continue pursue […]

Global

37 killed, 40 missing due to floods, land sliding in Vietnam

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk HANOI: As many as 37 people were killed and 40 others were missing because of floods and land sliding in northern and central Vietnam on Thursday. A disaster department official told media that heavy rain in the country badly affected the people especially in the northern Hoa Binh province where 11 people were […]

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California fires: 17 dead, 155 still missing

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk SANTA ROSA: At least 17 people have been killed and more than 2,000 homes and businesses were destroyed in blazes as the firefighters continues their effort to control the wildfires in California’s wine country. As per the firefighters the weather gave us some relief in our fight on Tuesday as cooler temperatures, lower […]

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Putin: Cryptocurrencies bear serious risks

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

MOSCOW (Monitoring Desk): Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned against the rise of cryptocurrencies, saying they are often issued by anonymous sources and could be used for money laundering and the financing of terrorism. “In a number of countries, cryptocurrencies are becoming or have already become a full-fledged means of payment, as well as a […]

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‘We’re not a tribal state’: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

BELGRADE (Monitoring Desk): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly criticized the US decision to suspend issuing visas to Turkish citizens, following the arrest of Metin Topuz, a Turkish citizen employed at the US consulate in Istanbul. “There is nothing to discuss with the US if the administration initiated the visa row,” Erdogan said on […]

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Russian Sukhoi Su-24 jet crashes in Syria

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Military spokesman of Russia told local media that Sukhoi military jet crashed while trying to take off from Russia’s Hmeimim base on Tuesday in which the crew of the jet was killed. He added that the crew did not have time to eject and died while accelerating for takeoff and it broke […]

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Bangladesh arrests senior leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami party

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: Bangladesh police arrested senior leadership of Jamaat-e-Islami the country’s largest Islamist party on Monday night as the government appeared to started a crackdown on the opposition parties. Dhaka Police Deputy Commissioner, Shaikh Nazmul Alam told that nine people were arrested after a raid on a house in Dhaka’s northern neighborhood of Uttara, including […]

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Pakistan

World Bank assures its full support for economic reforms

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The World Bank assured its support for the economic reforms of reforms after a Pakistani delegation meet with them on Monday at Washington DC. The team from Pakistan including Secretary of Government of Pakistan’s Finance Division Shahid Mahmood, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Tariq Bajwa, and Secretary of Government of Pakistan’s […]

Punjab govt donates Rs 50 million to Shahid Afridi Foundation

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: On behalf of provincial government Chief Minister Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif donated Rs 50 million to Shahid Afridi foundation for the establishment of hospital in Thar area of Sindh to provide free medical facilities to the poor masses. Former Captain Shahid Afridi met with Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday. CM Shahbaz appreciated the cricketer’s […]

Another girl attacked in Karachi with sharp object

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Another girl was injured in a knife attacks in Azizabad area of Karachi on Monday night. As per details, the girl was attacked when she was traveling with her brother on a motorcycle and was a sharp object on her back. SSP Central said that after the medical report it will be […]

Qandeel murder case: Mufti Qavi appears before court

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report MULTAN: Mufti Abdul Qavi appeared before a court in Qandeel Baloch’s murder case on Tuesday; however the court asked him to appear with the counsel as he appeared in the court without his legal counsel. Muftir Abdul Qavi appeared before Sessions Judge Chaudhry Ameer Muhammed in Qandeel Baloch murder as he is also […]

Dissatisfied KP college teachers to protest in front of Imran’s residence today

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Teachers of government colleges from across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province will stage protest on Tuesday (today) in front of Bani Gala residence of chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan. More than 600 ad-hoc teachers of KP and FATA are protesting from the past one week and boycotted educational activities in the province […]

Nawaz given ‘agenda to humiliate institutions’, alleges Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League (AML) head Sheikh Rasheed on Monday alleged that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been given “the agenda of humiliating national institutions.” Speaking to media here, the AML chief said PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has not been able to run the country and the circumstances are out of his […]

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Afghanistan

Civil societies blame govt for collapse of Siagard

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Members of Civil Society blamed government for showing negligence and careless attitude due to which the Taliban captured most parts of Parwan’s Siagard district. They also accused the Wolesi Jirga member Abdul Sattar Khawasi for supporting Taliban and fully involve in the collapse of Pindqistan area. They said this while addressing to […]

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Afghan airstrike kills 10 policemen in Helmand

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2017

F.P. Report HELMAND: At least 10 policemen were killed in Afghan airstrike conducted in Helmand province on Sunday as the military trying to push back the Taliban fighters. Helmand governor, Hayatullah Hayat told media agency that Afghan forces started operation against the Taliban fighters to push them back. Afghan forces also conducted airstrike in which […]

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22 Taliban, Daesh fighters killed in Nangarhar province

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least 22 Taliban and Daesh fighters were in clashes and drone strike in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Spokesman of Nangarhar governor, Attaullah Khugyani told media persons that Afghan forces conducted operation against the militants in the Bela area of Lalpura district of Afghanistan in which seven Taliban fighters were killed. Security […]

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Seven persons injured in blast

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least seven civilian’s persons were injured in bomb blast at Dwaim Kohistan district of Kapisa province here on Saturday. Kapisa governor’s spokesman, Qais Qadri told local media persons that explosive materials were placed in bicycle and it went off in Dwaim district in which seven civilians were injured and they were […]

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Pak choices over new Afghan policy under watch: Mattis

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2017

KABUL (AFP): Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the US will “watch” Pakistan’s choices on President Donald Trump’s new Afghan and South Asia strategy to combat terrorism in its tracks. Pakistan has opposed Trump’s Afghan and South Asia policy, saying it ignored the country’s sacrifices in the war against terrorism. But, Mattis during a […]

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Five killed, 20 injured in Kabul suicide bombing

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2017

KABUL (AIP): Five persons were killed and 20 more injured as a result of a suicide attack near a Shiite mosque in Kabul city on Friday. Acting spokesman for interior ministry, Najib Danish told AIP that a suicide attack occurred near a Shiite mosque in Qilla Fathullah area in the limits of 10th security zone […]

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Business

Pakistan borrowed $ 19.66 bn loans in four years

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Despite the high claims of PML-N regarding bringing revolution in the economic sector, the federal government had taken loans of $ 19.66 billion in the last four years. The local media outlet claims that during June 2013 and June 2017 Pakistan borrowed the highest numbers of load from the international institutions including […]

SBP allows commencement of banking business to Bank of China

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has allowed commencement of banking business to the Bank of China Limited, a spokesman of the central bank told on Monday. “Earlier, SBP had issued a banking license to the bank in the month of May 2017. The Bank of China Limited has complied with the important […]

PM Abbasi directs officials to expands exports to different markets

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of ministry of Commerce to review the balance of trade and measures to increase the exports. Ministry of Commerce presented several short and medium term alternatives to boost the exports and control the imports. The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi directed the officials to […]

Govt to find new markets for meat and dairy product exports

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal government is trying to finding new markets for the export of meat and dairy products with the aim to improve the export of meat and dairy products. Government officials told state run media that several Muslims countries are dependent on imported Halal meat and Pakistan can get advantage from this […]

India ‘the most corrupt country in Asia’: Forbes

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): A recent survey conducted by the Transparency International declared India as “the most corrupt country in Asia”. The survey was published in March 2017, but the official handle of Forbes tweeted the article on Friday. The list released by Forbes about five top most corrupt countries in Asia said that India beats Vietnam, […]

PM Abbasi to Chair ECC meeting today

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will chair a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Tuesday (today). It is expected that several amendments in Rules of Business of 1973 will be approved and they will also discuss different petroleum projects in the country. Cabinet Secretariat distributed the agenda […]

Sports

PCB selects Usman Shinwari as Amir’s replacement for Sri Lanka ODIs

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday has announced that Left-handed pacer Usman Khan Shinwari will replace Mohammad Amir for the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka. Usman Shinwari is currently playing for Habib Bank in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and he was called off after Muhammad Aamir was ruled out of the series due […]

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Yasir Shah eyes return to ODI format

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

DUBAI (APP): Pakistani wrist spinner Yasir Shah has said that he loves bowling and aims to return to One-Day International (ODI) format. Shah, who is breaking records and making new ones in the UAE, said so while speaking to media after the conclusion of 2nd day of Dubai Test. A few days back, he had […]

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Rabada stars as S Africa thrash Bangladesh to win series 2-0

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

BLOEMFONTEIN (Agencies): Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada led a ruthless bowling performance as South Africa completed an innings and 254 run win on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh at Mangaung Oval on Sunday. It was the biggest win in South Africa’s Test history, surpassing the innings and 229 run victory over Sri […]

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Nadal punishes penalised Kyrgios to win China Open

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

BEIJING (Agencies): World number one Rafael Nadal won his sixth title of another remarkable year as he punished a disgruntled Nick Kyrgios at the China Open on Sunday. The 31-year-old Spaniard was never really in trouble against the temperamental Australian in a 6-2, 6-1 rout in 92 minutes on Beijing’s outside hard courts. Nadal, a […]

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Mohammad Amir ruled out of ODI series against Sri Lanka due to shin injury

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2017

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan suffered a major setback ahead of the ODI series against Sri Lanka when the fast bowler Mohammad Aamir was ruled out of the five-match series due to a stress injury in his right shin. Amir, 25, was taken off the field after bowling 19.3 overs in Sri Lanka’s first innings on […]

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Sri Lanka opt to bat against Pakistan in Dubai Test

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2017

F.P. Report DUBAI: Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in the day-night Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Friday. The narrow win gives Sri Lanka a unique chance for a series win over Pakistan at UAE, where Pakistan have won five and drawn four series in the UAE since the 2009. […]

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Fashion

Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone fail to bag awards at Teen Choice 2017

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood divas Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone didn’t emerge as winners at the Teen Choice 2017 award ceremony, where TV show Riverdale and film Wonder Woman dominated the winners’ list. Deepika was nominated for her Hollywood debut xXx: Return of Xander Cage in the Choice Action Movie Actress category and lost the title to Gal […]

Four Indians held for leaking ‘Games of Thrones’ episode

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2017

MUMBAI (AFP) – Four people have been arrested in India for leaking an episode from HBO s “Game of Thrones” television series before it was aired in the country, police said Monday. Already the most pirated show in TV history, the popular fantasy drama — which tells the story of noble families vying for the Iron […]

Sridevi turns 54: Celebrities tweet birthday wishes

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Iconic Bollywood actor Sridevi turned 54 on Sunday and several celebrities including Rishi Kapoor, Kajol, Abhishek Bachchan and Riteish Deshmukh used Twitter to send her birthday wishes. According to media, Sridevi made her debut as a lead actress in Bollywood in 1978 with Solva Sawan and gained popularity with Himmatwala in 1983. She has […]

Never said anything about Aashiqui 3 says Alia Bhatt

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood starlet Alia Bhatt recently reacted to reports that she is not keen to feature in Aashiqui 3, an upcoming installment in a franchise started by her father Mahesh Bhatt back in 1990. She also teased that the “special” collaboration with her father will “take time”. “Never ever said anything about not […]

Crowd rush to take selfie after Neha Dhupia’s car meets accident

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2017

Web Desk CHANDIGARH: Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia’s faced an untoward situation when her car met with an accident on way to airport in Chandigarh to catch her flight to Mumbai. She was in the city to promote the second season of her audio podcast, No Filter Neha. According to details, a speedy car rammed into […]

Nazia Hassan lives on in our hearts!

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2017

News Desk KARACHI: The 17th death anniversary of Pakistani pop singer Nazia Hassan is being observed today. Nazia started her music career at the age of 10 and became one of the most prominent singers in Pakistan, India and abroad. She received numerous national and international awards including Pakistan’s highest civilian award and Pride of […]

Peshawar

FATA merger in KP need of the hour: Bilour

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Awami National Party (ANP) leader, Member National Assembly (MNA) Ghulam Ahmed Bilour has said that merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is need of the hour and not desire of any group. Talking to media persons outside the Parliament House on Tuesday, Ghulam Ahmed Bilour alleged that the […]

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Two more die of dengue fever in Peshawar, toll climbs to 52

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The dengue continued to take lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as two more people including a woman died of the mosquito-borne disease in Peshawar on Tuesday bringing the toll from the deadly virus to 52. According to Dengue Response Unit (DRU) the two patients including a female belonged to different areas of the […]

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PTI legislators criticize own govt for not releasing gas royalty

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker in the provincial assembly Gul Sahib Khan from district Karak on Monday spoke against his own government when Deputy Speaker did not allow him to speak on Point of Order. During the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly session chaired by Deputy Speaker Dr. Mehar Taj Roghani PTI MPA Gul […]

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KP government dismantles class based education system: Khattak

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has criticized Nawaz Sharif for pitching one institution against another thus creating a threat to democracy. ANP, JUI (F) and PPP should come out of daydreaming for coming to power again as they deceived the people on different slogans. In the 2018 elections, PTI would stage […]

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Administration initiates awareness walk regarding dengue virus

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The district administration eventually initiated mass awareness campaign regarding dengue virus in affected areas of provincial city to sensitize people to adopt precautionary measures in this regard. Following the direction of chief minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak, district administration organized an awareness walk on Sunday in those areas that were hit by […]

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Dengue fever death toll reaches to 50 in KP

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: Two more people died from dengue epidemic on Sunday as the deaths toll reach to 50 in the province. According to the Dengue Response Unit, 55-year old Altaf son of Raza Khan Resident of Pawaka Peshawar brought on October 2 and was died on Sunday in Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar. Similarly 37-years […]

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Home Districts

Strenuous efforts for noble cause yields positive results, DC says

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: “Despite challenges and hurdles every effort has been made to make the anti-polio campaign successful to eradicate the crippling disease,” said Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Azeem Kakar, while chairing the review meeting of ‘Case Response’ anti-polio campaign hare on Sunday. Those who attended the meeting were including Provincial Communication Officer WHO Dr. Saima […]

Nobody can alter finality of Prophethood law: JUI-F chief

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

F.P. Report SWAT: Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazlur Rehman has said on Sunday that nobody can perform an alteration with the finality of Prophethood whatsoever. Fazlur Rehman addressed a rally of the political party in Swat and in his speech today he said that ‘the enemy is a coward and attacks through a secret door’. […]

Jirga announce social boycott of family for killing two persons

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

F.P. Report SWABI: Jirga members in their meeting held on Saturday have unanimously vowed to implement the social boycott decision made by them that no one would be allowed to enter in any interaction with Munsif Khan’s family of Maina village who had allegedly hired two contract killers for killing of his late brother’s wife […]

KP government to improve people’ life standard, says minister

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa minister for finance Muzafar Syed on Saturday said the PTI led government in the province wanted to improve life standard of people by initiating development projects. Addressing different public gatherings at Khat Kaly and Khan Serai villages in his native constituency PK 95 Talash, the minister said that work […]

Three day religious congregation concludes in Lakki

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The three day religious congregation of Tableeghi Jamat concluded here at Paharkhel Thall in the outskirts of Lakki city on Saturday. Hundreds of thousands people from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and rest of the country participated in the moot and listened to the speeches of prominent religious scholars and clerics. A prominent […]

ANP to stage sit-in protest at Islamabad against FCR

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2017

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: Awami National Party (ANP) announced sit-in protest at Islambad on October 9, to merge FATA in KP and against Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR). Deputy General Secretary, Aimal Wali Khan expressed concern, during an exclusive interview with The Frontier Post here on Saturday at Wali Bagh that over delay in enforcement of […]

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