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May 21, 2018 4:39 PM PM visits Col Sohail Abid Shaheed s residence to condole his death

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday visited the residence of Colonel Sohail Abid, who was martyred during an anti-terrorist operation in Balochistan, and expressed his condolence with the bereaved family. The prime minister offered Fateha for the departed soul and prayed for patience for the grieved family to bear the loss with equanimity

May 21, 2018 12:00 AM Pope names 14 new cardinals from five continents

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis said on Sunday he would elevate 14 churchmen from five continents to the rank of cardinal, picking candidates that work with the poor or where Catholics are in a minority and putting his stamp on the group that will elect his successor. Making the surprise announcement during his weekly Sunday address, the pope said the new cardinals

May 21, 2018 12:00 AM Sister says can’t confirm reports on Aafia’s death

KARACHI: Dr Fauzia Siddiqui, sister of Pakistani scientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui who is imprisoned in the US, said on Sunday that she could not confirm any of the miscellaneous reports circulating on social media about Dr Aafia’s health or life. Dr Fauzia said that they have not been told anything in this regard by the Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Foreign

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Slain Salvador archbishop, Pope Paul VI to be made saints

VATICAN CITY: Salvador Archbishop Oscar Romero, assassinated by a right-wing death squad as he said mass, and Pope Paul VI will be made saints in October, Pope Francis announced. Described as a simple man close to the poor, Romero stood up for peasant rights in the face of a right-wing backlash which painted him as a radical supporter of “liberation

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM Out of power Nawaz habitually defames Army: Imran

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Saturday that it seemed to be habitual with Nawaz Sharif to malign the Pakistan Army every time he is out of power. “So it seems to be habitual with Nawaz Sharif to malign the Pakistan Army every time he is out of power. He did the same in 1994,” Imran said in a tweet. In another

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM PHC seeks reply from KP govt in case of Indian prisoner

PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday sought reply from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and the Prisons Department in the case of an Indian prisoner who filed an application for shifting him to the Peshawar Central Prison as he was facing life threats at the Mardan Central Prison. Hamid Nehal Ansari, the Indian national who was sentenced 2

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Cop admits to killing four family members

SUKKUR: As many as four bodies were recovered from the house of an ASI in Shikarpur on Wednesday.According to police, a cop Ali Nawaz confessed to killing his wife, daughter and two grandchildren. The cop, police said stabbed all of them to death following a family dispute. The dead included cop’s wife Zulekha, daughter Farazana and grand children Kashif 1

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly

PARIS: Almost a quarter-of-a-million girls younger than five die in India every year due to neglect resulting from societys preference for sons, a gender discrimination study found on Tuesday. This was over and above those aborted simply for being female, researchers wrote in The Lancet medical journal. "Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesnt 2

May 13, 2018 2:31 PM At least five tourists dead as bridge collapses in Neelum Valley

MUZAFFARABAD: At least five people were killed and dozens others were still missing after bridge over a nullah collapsed in Neelum Valley in Azad Kashmir on Sunday. Rescuers said four bodies have been recovered while search for other people was underway. TV channels reported that tourists, women and children among them, were taking pictures at the dilapidated 1

May 11, 2018 10:28 PM Javed Hashmi accepts Nawaz’s leadership, returns to PML-N

MULTAN: Expressing confidence in the leadership of Nawaz Sharif, senior politician Javed Hashmi has rejoined Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). In a public rally in Multan here Friday, Javed Hashmi joined hands with Nawaz Sharif, saying “I am announcing to accept the leadership of Nawaz Sharif today.” “Nawaz Sharif was my leader and will remain so,” said the senior