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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 2

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 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 8

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 2

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan rejects India’s objections in Jadhav case

THE HAGUE: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected India's objections in the case of convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav in its reply to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), diplomatic sources informed Geo News. The reply was submitted by Foreign Office Director India, Dr Fareha Bugti, the sources said. This was the first reply by Pakistan in counter-pleading 3

July 11, 2018 2:08 AM Ruling on declaration of ‘true faith’ to be challenged, says minister

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker Minister for Informa­tion and Law, Syed Ali Zafar, has said that making declaration of faith compulsory before joining the judiciary and civilian and military services is discriminatory and will be challenged. “The government cannot discriminate in service laws in matters of employment. I believe that our judges are… learned 1

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Nawaz welcome will be completely peaceful: Marriyum

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb has said the Nawaz Sharif welcome at the Lahore Airport on Friday will be completely peaceful, and the PML-N would not provide its opponents with any opportunity to flee the court of people on July 25. Addressing a press conference at the PML-N Model Town Secretariat, she said Nawaz Sharif 1

July 2, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Terrorists’ attack French soldiers in troubled Mali

BAMAKO: French soldiers operating in troubled northern Mali were targeted by "terrorists" in an ambush on Sunday, the third attack in the country in just days. The ambush underscores the fragile security situation in the West African nation as it prepares to go to the polls on July 29. A spokesman for the French military said there were no deaths among 2

July 1, 2018 12:00 AM China conducts military drill near Indian border

BEIJING: Chinese military stationed in Tibet has carried out a drill to test their logistics, armament support capabilities and military-civilian integration in the remote Himalayan region near the Indian border, official media reported in Bejing on Friday. The drill carried out by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) units on Tuesday was the first such reported 1

June 27, 2018 12:00 AM Major reshuffle in federal bureaucracy ahead of polls

ISLAMABAD: With less than one month left to the general elections, the government has made a major reshuffle in the senior bureaucracy against key posts. Following the reshuffle, which also enjoys a nod of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Federal Secretary Interior Arshad Mirza has been appointed as Secretary Information, while Secretary Energy 3

June 26, 2018 8:01 AM Pilot martyred as fighter jet crashes in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft on Tuesday crashed at the Peshawar Air Base. According to a statement issued by the PAF, the FT-7PG aircraft came down while recovering from a routine operational training mission. "Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF FT-7PG trainer aircraft, while recovering from a routine operational training 1