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October 11, 2018 4:43 PM Pakistani farmer critically injured in unprovoked Indian firing in Sialkot

Rawalpindi: A Pakistani civilian was seriously injured due to unprovoked firing by Indian Border Security Forces in village Sukhial in Sialkot sector Thursday. According to Inter Services Public Relations, the civilian identified as Muhammad Hanif was farming in the fields when Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing. A Flag Meeting has been demanded

October 1, 2018 12:00 AM AJK PM’s helicopter comes under Indian fire

ISLAMABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider had a close call on Sunday when the Indian security forces opened fire at his helicopter while flying inside Pakistan’s airspace near the Line of Control (LoC). Haider was reportedly travelling to offer condolences to an acquaintance when his helicopter came under fire near Tarori 2

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Four ministers from Thai’s army govt launch party ahead of polls

BANGKOK: Four ministers from Thailand´s military government launched a new political party on Saturday, amid speculation they will back Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to remain in power beyond a general election promised by May. May next year is the most recent deadline Prayuth´s junta has set for a vote its critics hope will return Thailand to civilian

September 30, 2018 12:00 AM Four ministers from Thailand’s mly govt launch new party

BANGKOK: Four ministers from Thailand’s military government launched a new political party on Saturday, amid speculation they will back Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha to remain in power beyond a general election promised by May. May next year is the most recent deadline Prayuth’s junta has set for a vote its critics hope will return Thailand to civilian

September 28, 2018 12:00 AM ‘US-led fight on IS killed over 1,100 civilians’

WASHINGTON: More than 1,100 civilians have been killed in US-led strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria since the operation began in 2014, the US military said on Thursday. The coalition fighting Islamic State militants said in a statement that during the month of August it had determined that an additional 53 civilians had been killed

September 7, 2018 5:30 PM Gen. Bajwa thanks guests for gracing ‘Defence & Martyrs Day’ ceremony at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has thanked all the honourable guests for gracing ‘Defence & Martyrs Day’ ceremony at GHQ. Director General (DG) Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military shared Army Chief’s message on twitter. “We displayed ‘Faith-Unity-Discipline’ as a nation across the country. Same shall 1

August 19, 2018 6:33 AM US Secy of State Pompeo to visit Islamabad for talks with new Pakistani leaders

United States (US) Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is likely to visit Islamabad in the first week of September for consultations with Prime Minister Imran Khan and his team on issues of mutual interests, diplomatic and official sources told Dawn. Pompeo, who is expected in Islamabad on Sept 5, will likely be the first foreign dignitary to meet the newly 7

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza

GAZA: Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border. Israel´s army declined to comment on the reported ceasefire, but a spokeswoman said there was no known military activity in the area. On Friday, Palestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier 5

July 21, 2018 3:20 PM Helicopter crash lands at Peshawar airport, injuring two

Two people were reported injured after a helicopter crash landed at Bacha Khan airport in Peshawar on Saturday. As per reports by Geo.tv citing airport administration sources, four people were on board the aircraft out of which two were reported to be wounded. Fire brigade vehicles and ambulances arrived at the site as well which has been sealed by the security 11

July 19, 2018 12:00 AM Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

Farnborough, United Kingdom: European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite. The project was presented at Britain´s Farnborough airshow, where Airbus revealed that the Zephyr S took off on July 11 for its maiden flight from Arizona in the United 4