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October 20, 2018 12:00 AM China’s ex-internet tsar pleads guilty

BEIJING: The former head of internet censorship in China, Lu Wei, pleaded guilty to accepting at least 32 million yuan in bribes at a trial on Friday. Lu, who oversaw a tightening of online censorship during his tenure at the Cyberspace Administration of China, was a fierce defender of China’s policy of internet control. In 2016, he stepped down from his post, and officials

October 18, 2018 12:00 AM Faisalabad to host Inter-Division TT from tomorrow

FAISALABAD: Under joint arrangements of Sports Board Punjab (SBP) and a local hotel, three day Inter-Division Table Tennis Championship will be played from October 19 to 21 at the Crescent Sports Complex here. This was disclosed by Divisional Commissioner, Asif Iqbal Ch while talking to media h here on Wednesday. Divisional Sports Officer Ch Tariq Nazir

October 18, 2018 12:00 AM Being able to play football is not enough, says Chiellini

MILAN: Italy and Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini urged players to think more about their careers after football on Wednesday as he helped launch an education campaign led by global players’ union FIFPro. Chiellini, 34, studied for a degree in economics and a Masters in business administration at Turin University at the same time as winning seven

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM US wants ‘regime change’ in Iran: Rouhani

TEHRAN: The United States is seeking "regime change" in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current US administration is the most hostile that the Islamic Republic has faced in its four decades. Tensions have increased between Iran and America after United States President Donald Trump withdrew from a multi-lateral agreement

October 11, 2018 9:27 AM Pakistan requests IMF for bailout package

NUSA DUA, INDONESIA: Pakistan has formally requested the International Monetary Fund for the financial assistance to help address country’s economic challenges, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director IMF said in a statement Thursday. “Today, I met with Pakistan’s Minister of Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Asad Umar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM Ex-MPA causes Rs128m loss to state kitty

KARACHI: Political pressure to allegedly favour a Sindh Assembly ex-member caused a loss of Rs197.128 million to the most backward Ghari Khairo Town Municipal Administration in Jacobabad district, reveal the NAB documents. The funds were allegedly used to build a guest house, compound wall of home, repair rice mill, godowns and other buildings of former 1

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley quits

WASHINGTON: The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is resigning "to take a little time off," President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as she became the latest in a long line of high-profile departures from the administration. Trump said he had accepted Haley’s resignation and would name her successor within two or three weeks. She will leave

October 9, 2018 6:08 AM IMF says not approached by Pakistan for assistance

NUSA DUA, Indonesia: Pakistan has not formally approached the International Monetary Fund for financial assistance despite its economic woes, the IMF’s chief economist said on Tuesday. China’s involvement in Pakistan’s economy could bring both benefits and risks, Maurice Obstfeld said. At a news conference at the IMF and World Bank annual meetings in Bali, Obstfeld

October 9, 2018 12:00 AM US in new global court showdown with Iran

THE HAGUE: The United States will confront Tehran at the UN’s top court on Monday over billions in frozen assets, in a case that could deepen the Trump administration’s rift with international justice. Iran had dragged Washington before the International Court of Justice in June 2016 to oppose a US Supreme Court ruling that the $2 billion should go to victims 1

October 8, 2018 12:00 AM KP sports to witness massive upgradation: Junaid

ISLAMABAD: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has upgraded the entire sports system and working in the province in an effort to make it more professional and result-oriented. Talking to ‘The News’ Director General Sports Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Junaid Khan said that the provincial government has undertaken the restructuring of the administrative setup 6