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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

October 11, 2018 9:27 AM Pakistan requests IMF for bailout package

NUSA DUA, INDONESIA: Pakistan has formally requested the International Monetary Fund for the financial assistance to help address country’s economic challenges, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director IMF said in a statement Thursday. “Today, I met with Pakistan’s Minister of Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Asad Umar, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan

October 10, 2018 7:48 PM Asad Umar meets World Bank President in Indonesia

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar held a meeting with the President of World Bank, Dr. Jim Yong Kim on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF Group Annual meetings in Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday. In the meeting, the current level of Pak-World Bank cooperation was reviewed. The Finance Minister shared with the World Bank leader, the vision of the new government

October 10, 2018 12:00 AM US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley quits

WASHINGTON: The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is resigning "to take a little time off," President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as she became the latest in a long line of high-profile departures from the administration. Trump said he had accepted Haley’s resignation and would name her successor within two or three weeks. She will leave

October 8, 2018 7:49 AM Supreme Court reserves verdict on Asia Bibi's final appeal against execution

A special three-member bench of the Supreme Court on Monday reserved its judgement on the final appeal against the execution of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, were hearing Bibi's 2014 appeal (Asia Bibi v. The State, etc). While 4 1

October 8, 2018 12:00 AM Senator asks MNA not to take credit for uplift schemes

BARA: Senator Momin Khan Afridi has asked Member National Assembly (MNA) Iqbal Afridi not to interfere in the projects launched by former parliamentarian in Bara sub-division. Talking to reporters, he said that Iqbal Afridi had been interfering in the uplift projects of former MNA Nasir Khan Afridi in Bara tehsil of Khyber tribal district. "I and my brother 1

October 7, 2018 1:09 PM PM Khan orders timely completion of targets under 100-day plan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Punjab government to achieve all the targets set under PTI’s 100-day agenda. The prime minister made these remarks while chairing a meeting of provincial cabinet in Lahore to discuss the party’s 100-day agenda, local government system and other national issues. The meeting took place shortly after 1

October 7, 2018 7:21 AM PM Imran to hold meeting with Punjab CM in Lahore visit

LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar are scheduled to meet on Sunday upon the premier’s visit to Lahore. PM Khan is expected to reach the provincial capital at 12:30pm today where he will meet with Chief Minister Usman Buzadar and Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar among other official dignitaries. A meeting of National 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM 50 killed, 100 burnt in Congo oil tanker road crash

KINSHASA: About 50 people died and 100 were burnt on Saturday after an oil tanker collided with a vehicle on an arterial highway in the west of DR Congo, the acting governor of the region said. "We have about 50 dead and a 100 people have suffered second degree burns," said Atou Matabuana, the interim governor of Kongo Central region, according to the actualite 3

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM 60 killed, scores burnt in DR Congo road disaster

KINSHASA: At least 60 people died and scores suffered serious burns on Saturday after an oil tanker collided with a vehicle on an arterial highway in the west of DR Congo. The accident occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the country’s sole seaport at Matadi on the Atlantic Ocean. “We have counted 53 charred bodies,” said Florian, a witness 1