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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

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Palestinian dies after being shot in clashes

GAZA CITY: A Palestinian has died days after being shot by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border, the enclave’s health ministry said Tuesday.Sari al-Shobaki had been transferred to Jerusalem for treatment after being shot several days ago east of Gaza City, the ministry in the Hamas-run territory said. A ministry spokesman said the 23-year-old

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi Arabia executes seven in one day

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed seven death row inmates who had been convicted of murder and drug trafficking, state media reported. The ultra-conservative kingdom has one of the world’s highest rates of execution, with suspects convicted of terrorism, homicide, rape, armed robbery and drug trafficking facing the death penalty. Two Saudi Arabian

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM PML-N leader Sheikh Aftab escapes assassination bid

ATTOCK: Former federal minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Sheikh Aftab escaped an assassination attempt late Monday, sources informed Geo News. Sources said that Sheikh Aftab had been on his way home after campaigning in Kamra, when unknown assailants opened fire on his vehicle in Attock. The incident took place under the jurisdiction

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM Special force constable martyred in Dir encounter

DIR: A special police force constable was martyred and another injured in an encounter in Merashpati area here on Monday, police sources said. The sources said that acting on a tip-off about the presence of the proclaimed offender, Dilaram, the police conducted a raid on his hideout. The outlaw opened fire on the police in which two cops were injured

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM 3 killed as worker opens fire at Saudi, Yemen border

RIYADH: Three people were killed at a Yemen border crossing when a Saudi immigration worker opened fire, killing a colleague and police officer before being shot himself, Saudi authorities said Sunday. The 34-year-old employee of the Wadia crossing shot two of his colleagues at the frontier post on Saturday night, after they accused him of missing shifts

July 12, 2018 2:44 AM PML-N leaders condemn crackdown on party activists

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Thursday condemned the crackdown against the party activists by police, terming the move as an attempt to bar party loyalists from going to airport welcoming their leader Nawaz Shairf. Speaking at a hurriedly called press conference in Model Town Lahore early on Thursday 2

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Torres joins Japan relegation battlers Sagan Tosu

TOKYO: Former Spain World Cup winner Fernando Torres has signed for Japan’s Sagan Tosu, the J-League club said on Tuesday. The former Liverpool, Chelsea and Spain striker left Atletico Madrid this summer after returning to his boyhood club in 2015.Details of the move were not disclosed but the 34-year-old Torres has reportedly joined the relegation-threatened 1

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Kraft, Varner share Greenbrier lead with Watson lurking

WASHINGTON: Harold Varner birdied four of the last eight holes to fire a four-under par 66 and seize a share of the lead after Saturday’s third round of the US PGA Greenbrier Classic. Varner’s bogey-free round left him alongside fellow American Kelly Kraft on 14-under 196 for 54 holes at the mountain resort course in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

July 8, 2018 2:13 AM Three killed in Srinagar on Wani anniversary

SRINAGAR: Indian troops shot dead three stone-throwing protesters, including a teenage girl, in India-held Kashmir on Saturday as tensions rose ahead of the death anniversary of a popular freedom fighter. Witnesses said soldiers opened fire in the southern district of Kulgam after hundreds of people angry at an army search operation for suspected militants