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August 13, 2018 1:03 PM 15 more suspicious accounts uncovered, FIA tells SC

As the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday resumed hearing of a case pertaining to money laundering through fake bank accounts, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told the court that 15 more accounts linked to a suspicious account in Summit Bank had been uncovered during its investigation. Earlier, the FIA in its probe had unearthed an account flagged in a Suspicious

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies

WASHINGTON: Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company’s contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated policies, the Wall Street Journal reported. The firm, Crimson Hexagon, says its platform allows clients -- which include major US corporations -- to analyze audiences 3

July 21, 2018 12:56 PM US: Nine family members among 17 dead in 'duck boat' tragedy

CHICAGO: Nine members of one family were among 17 people killed when a US tourist boat capsized during a sudden storm on a Missouri lake, relatives told US media on Friday, with accusations they were told there´d be no need for life jackets. The accident occurred Thursday night in full view of witnesses, at least one of whom captured video of the amphibious 3

July 20, 2018 12:00 AM Qatar ploughs ahead with World Cup plans despite crises

DOHA: Last year, Qatar’s finance minister Ali Sharif Al-Emadi said his country was determined to have everything ready for the 2022 World Cup well before fans started landing in the Gulf. “We don’t want to be painting while people arrive in the country,” he said, before going on to reveal Qatar is spending almost $500 million (430 million euros) a week on infrastructure 3

July 18, 2018 8:53 AM Pakistan backs UN response to Indian allegations against Kashmir report

The first-ever UN report on alleged rights violations committed by both India and Pakistan in Kashmir released last month focuses mainly on India-held Kashmir (IHK), and accuses Indian troops of being responsible for an estimated 145 unlawful killings, far surpassing the 20 people estimated to have been killed by militant groups during that period. It also speaks 2

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Iran school official jailed over abuse of boys

TEHRAN: A supervisor at a Tehran boys´ high school has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 80 lashes for sexual abuse of minors, Iran´s semi-official ISNA news agency said Sunday. Reports of assaults against several dozen pupils at a private school in the west of the capital sparked outrage in the Iranian press when they emerged in late May. The scandal 1

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Iran threatens to retaliate after Dutch expel two diplomats

TEHRAN: Iran protested on Sunday against the Netherlands’ expulsion of two of its diplomats and threatened to retaliate for the "unfriendly and destructive move". A spokesman for the Dutch intelligence service AIVD told AFP on Friday that two employees of Iran’s embassy had been expelled on June 7, without providing further details. The Dutch ambassador 3

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM Sierra Leone ex-VP, ex-minister charged with corruption

FREETOWN: Sierra Leone’s former Vice President Victor Foh and former Mines Minister Minkailu Mansaray were arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, the head of the West African country´s anti-corruption commission said. A separate commission appointed by President Julius Maada Bio alleged on Wednesday that corruption was “rampant” under his predecessor 1

June 24, 2018 11:41 AM 1 soldier martyred in cross-border firing in North Waziristan: ISPR

A soldier of the Pakistan Army was martyred in an exchange of fire across the Pak-Afghan border in North Waziristan, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. Sepoy Niaz Ali was shot at from across a fenced part of the North Waziristan border, the ISPR said. "We shall... complete the fencing undeterred," DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor 1

June 23, 2018 3:13 AM Qureshi vs Tareen: PTI stalwarts trade barbs

MULTAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Friday took jibe at party’s former secretary general Jahangir Tareen, saying; "I am not insane to compete with Tareen," he was quoted by Geo News as saying. The new episode of differences between two PTI stalwarts came to surface when party faces an uphill task of resolving 2