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June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Levies man among three martyred in Quetta firing

QUETTA: A Levies man along with two others was martyred in Quetta's Sariab area on Friday, the police confirmed. Unknown assailants opened fire on a vehicle carrying the Levies man in the city's Killi Bangulzai vicinity, says a report. According to SHO Khalil Bugti, the Levies man belonged to Sibi whereas the two civilians were residents of Quetta. The bodies

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Iraq says US strike killed 20 in east Syria

BEIRUT: An Iraqi paramilitary force key to the battle against the Islamic State group on Monday accused the US-led coalition of killing more than 20 of its fighters in an air raid in eastern Syria. The bombing raid hit Al-Hari, a town controlled by regional militias fighting in Syria’s complex seven-year war alongside President Bashar al-Assad’s forces

June 16, 2018 9:44 PM Shehbaz visits ailing Kulsoom Nawaz in London

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and former chief minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday inquired after the health of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz at a London hospital, where she has been in intensive care since she suffered cardiac arrest. Speaking to media after visiting her sister-in-law, Shehbaz said that doctors had been making 1

June 16, 2018 3:04 AM Three soldiers martyred in attacks on border posts

PESHAWAR: Three ar­­my soldiers were martyred and five militants killed in attacks from across the Pak-Afghan border on military posts in North Waziristan district on Friday, sources said. Military officials said terrorists attacked army posts along the border in the Shawal area of the district in an apparent attempt to overrun them. The army men deployed 2

June 16, 2018 12:00 AM Knife attacker sentenced to life by Finnish court

HELSINKI: A Finnish court sentenced Abderrahman Bouanane, a failed Moroccan asylum seeker, to life in prison on Friday for stabbing two women to death and wounding eight other people last year in the Nordic country’s first militant Islamist attack. Bouanane, who was 22 at the time, went on his knife rampage in the market square in the city of Turku last August 1

June 15, 2018 3:39 AM Imran prays for Kulsoom Nawaz’s health

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has prayed to Allah for speedy recovery of former first lady Kulsoom Nawaz, who has been in intensive care since she suffered heart attack early on Thursday. In a tweet, Imran Khan said; “All our prayers are with Begum Kulsoom Nawaz. May Allah grant her Shifa e Kamila”. PTI chief's tweet came soon after 6

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM 2 stabbed to death in S Africa mosque

MALMESBURY, South Africa: A man stabbed two people to death and wounded two others in an attack Thursday at a mosque in South Africa before being shot dead by police, officers said. Police have surrounded the building in Malmesbury near Cape Town outside which a body lay under a tree and a penknife had been discarded nearby, said an AFP correspondent 4

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM Two stabbed to death in South African mosque

MALMESBURY, South Africa: A Somali man stabbed two worshippers to death and wounded two others in a rampage at a mosque in South Africa on Thursday before being shot dead by police, officers said. Police quickly surrounded the building in Malmesbury near Cape Town outside which a body lay under a tree and a penknife was discarded nearby, according to an AFP correspondent 2

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM Veteran journalist shot dead in IHK

SRINAGAR: Unknown gunmen shot a veteran journalist and his police bodyguard dead on Thursday, police and witnesses said. Shujaat Bukhari, editor of an English language daily Rising Kashmir, had just entered his vehicle outside his office in the city’s press enclave when assailants fired several shots from close range. “He (Bukhari) is no more. One of his two police 3

June 14, 2018 12:00 AM Five Pakistani students graduate from South Asian University

New Delhi: Five Pakistani students have graduated from South Asian University this year, the Pakistani High Commission here said, Geo News reported. They were awarded degrees during the 3rd convocation of SAU held on June 7, which was attended Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood. The five Pakistani students completed their Masters from SAU in diverse 3