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June 20, 2018 12:00 AM Americans own 40 percent of world’s firearms: study

UNITED NATIONS, United States: Americans make up only four percent of the global population but they own 40 percent of the world´s firearms, a new study said Monday. There are more than one billion firearms in the world but 85 percent of those are in the hands of civilians, with the remainder held by law enforcement and the military, according to the Small

June 8, 2018 12:00 AM Three cops martyred in Lower Dir attack on police van

TIMERGARA: Two cops including a Station House Officer (SHO) and a civilian were martyred and two others sustained injuries when a police mobile van was targeted with an improvised explosive device (IED) in Maidan area in Lower Dir district on Thursday, official sources said. They said the police mobile van was on a routine patrol when it was hit by the roadside 1

June 6, 2018 12:00 AM Iran tells UN it will hike uranium enrichment capacity

TEHRAN: Iran said Tuesday it has launched a plan to boost uranium enrichment capacity with new centrifuges, raising the pressure on European diplomats scrambling to rescue the crumbling nuclear deal after Washington pulled out. “If conditions allow, maybe tomorrow night at Natanz, we can announce the opening of the centre for production of new centrifuges 2

June 1, 2018 11:50 AM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi given guard of honour as government completes term

ISLAMABAD: Contingent of Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force and the Pakistan Navty gave a honour guard on Friday to outgoing prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Prime Minister House after his government completed its five-year constitutional term on Friday. According to Geo News, Khaqan Abbasi bade farewell to the staff of the Prime Minister House 5

May 25, 2018 1:18 PM Civilian would have been declared traitor for co-authoring book with Indian counterpart: Rabbani

Veteran PPP leader and former Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani on Friday said if any civilian had co-authored a book with an Indian counterpart he would have been declared a traitor, referring to "The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and The Illusion of Peace" co-authored by former ISI and RAW chiefs. Speaking in the Senate, he said it was surprising to see that on one hand Pak-Indo 5

May 25, 2018 12:00 AM Thai police charge anti-junta protesters with sedition

BANGKOK: Fifteen anti-junta activists were charged with sedition Thursday, a crime carrying seven years in jail, their lawyer said, for staging a protest this week to mark the fourth anniversary of the last coup by Thailand´s generals. The protest on Tuesday was small by the standards of Thailand´s rambunctious street politics, but still dominated the headlines 5

May 24, 2018 6:15 AM Indian officer involved in tying Kashmiri youth to Jeep detained with girl at IHK hotel

SRINAGAR: Indian army major Nitin Leetul Gogoi, who tied a Kashmiri civilian to the bonnet of his Jeep in occupied valley last year, was detained with a teenage girl by the police at Kashmir hotel on Wednesday. According to Indian media, The Kashmir Police detained Indian major with a teen age girl from a Srinagar hotel, where Gogoi had booked room in his own name. While 10

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Sri Lanka warns of Tamil separatist resurgence

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka´s president Saturday warned that Tamil extremists were regrouping abroad to revive their demand to divide the island nation nine years after the end of its decades-long ethnic war. Maithripala Sirisena said government forces had failed to quash the Tamil rebels´ separatism, although they were militarily conquered by May 2009 following 5

May 18, 2018 11:41 AM Three children among four martyred in Indian firing from across working boundary

LAHORE: At least four people including three children and a women were martyred and 10 others injured when Indian forces resorted to unprovoked shelling from across the working boundary in Charwah Sector in Sialkot. According to the army, the Indian forces targeted civilian population in the shelling. The ISPR, media wing of the Pakistan Army, said the Rangers 2

May 15, 2018 5:31 AM Nawaz rejects National Security Committee statement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supreme leader Nawaz Sharif has rejected the statement of National Security Committee's Monday's statement as horrible and painful, according to Geo News. The TV channel reported that the PMLN leader has said the statement of the top civilian-military coordination forum was based of misunderstanding. The NSC meeting 3