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November 30, 2018 12:00 AM 22 Indian fishermen arrested by PMSA

KARACHI: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Thursday arrested 22 Indian fishermen and impounded their three boats from the Arabian Sea for fishing illegally in Pakistan’s territorial waters. The fishermen were interrogated by the PMSA officials before being handed over to the Docks Police, who registered cases against them under the fisheries 3

November 7, 2018 12:00 AM IDEAS 2018 to begin on Nov 26

KARACHI: Organizers of IDEAS 2018 have said the 10th edition of the event would hold a golf tournament for the foreigners on November 26, a day before the main event kicks off at the Expo Centre. Talking to newsmen on Tuesday, Commodore Tariq Mahmood of DEPO said the golf tournament would not be only a game, it would also be networking and B2B event 3

November 6, 2018 12:00 AM Foreigners made me leave Pakistan: Aasia Bibi’s lawyer

THE HAGUE: The lawyer of Aasia Bibi said Monday that the UN and EU made him leave the country "against my wishes" because his life was at risk. Saif-ul-Malook, who has fled to the Netherlands, said he contacted a United Nations official in Islamabad after Islamist violence erupted following the Supreme Court's acquittal of Aasia Bibi on Wednesday 4

October 21, 2018 12:00 AM Tanzania arrests 104 suspected militants

DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzanian police have arrested 104 suspected militants planning to establish bases in neighbouring Mozambique, where scores of people have been killed in Islamist attacks over the last year, a senior official said on Saturday. Forty attacks have been carried out since October 2017 in Mozambique´s Cabo Delgado province, an area near the Tanzanian 6

October 12, 2018 12:00 AM Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

NAIROBI: Africa’s youngest billionaire was kidnapped on Thursday by gunmen from a gymnasium in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he entered the gym of a hotel 3

October 4, 2018 12:00 AM Suu Kyi stripped of ‘Canadian citizenship’

OTTAWA: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honourary Canadian citizenship late on Tuesday over her refusal to call out atrocities by her nation’s military against the Rohingya Muslim minority. The move was made official after Canada’s Senate voted to revoke the symbolic honour. The lower house had already approved 4

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM Three Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines: army

JOLO, Philippines: Three Indonesian fishermen held by members of a notorious Islamist kidnap-for-ransom group have walked free 18 months after they were abducted off the southern Philippines, the military said on Sunday. The men were kidnapped in January 2017 while on board a speedboat off the southernmost island group of Tawi-Tawi, which together with the nearby 9

September 14, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey bans rent in foreign currency

Ankara: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday ordered by decree that property agreements must be made in Turkish lira, in a new bid to prop up the beleaguered currency. In the decision published in the official gazette, Erdogan ruled contracts for the sale, rent and leasing of property in or indexed to foreign currencies would not be allowed 10

September 2, 2018 12:00 AM Iran says it plans to boost ballistic, cruise missile capacity

DUBAI: Iran plans to boost its ballistic and cruise missile capacity and acquire modern fighter planes and submarines, the Iranian state news agency IRNA quoted a senior Defence Ministry official as saying on Saturday. News of the military development plans came a day after Iran dismissed a French call for negotiations on Tehran’s future nuclear plans 3

July 21, 2018 9:59 PM PTI struggles for a respectable Pakistan, says Imran

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan said on Saturday that PTI was struggling for a new and respectable Pakistan to secure bright future of our young generation. Addressing public meetings during his election campaign here at Joray Pul and Shalamar areas, Imran Khan said he wanted such a Pakistan where foreigners come for employment 26