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May 24, 2018 12:00 AM US will face same fate as Saddam: Iran

LONDON: Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) warned on Wednesday that the US government would be defeated like Iraq’s deposed leader Saddam Hussein if it attacks Iran, Iranian state TV reported. "The American leaders have got this message that if they attack Iran, they will encounter a fate similar to that of Saddam Hussein," the elite Guards said in a statement

May 23, 2018 12:00 AM Rohingya Muslim sent to PNG by Australia dies

SYDNEY: A Rohingya refugee from Myanmar died on Tuesday after jumping from a bus on a remote Papua New Guinea island, almost five years after he was sent there by Australia, officials said. Canberra has sent asylum-seekers who try to enter the country by boat to camps on PNG’s Manus Island or Nauru in the Pacific for processing, with those found to be refugees 2

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

May 20, 2018 12:00 AM China calls for ceasefire in Myanmar border fighting

SHANGHAI: China’s defence ministry has called on armed groups in northern Myanmar to show restraint and declare an immediate ceasefire after conflicts in the region killed three Chinese citizens. Three rockets and some stray bullets have also landed in Chinese territory as a result of the fighting, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement on its official

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Shahbaz T20 Ramazan Cricket begins

ISLAMABAD: As many as 39 teams of Union Councils Rawalpindi are taking part in the 5th Shahbaz Sharif T20 Ramazan Cup Floodlight Tournament 2018 that got under way here at the Government Degree College Satellite Town Ground. Hanif Abbasi, Chairman Steering Committee Sports Punjab, and Sardar Nasim Mayor Rawalpindi, formally inaugurated the tournament 2

May 18, 2018 3:55 AM Chinese Gen calls on COAS, lauds Pak Army’s security for CPEC

RAWALPINDI: Vice Chairman of Chinese Central Military Commission (CMC) General Zhang Youxia called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ on Thursday, discussing regional security and enhanced bilateral defence cooperation, reads an ISPR press release. Matters of mutual interest, regional security and enhanced bilateral defence 1

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM US, Gulf Arab states place sanctions on Hizbullah leadership

WASHINGTON: The United States and six Gulf Arab states announced sanctions on Thursday on the leadership of Hizbullah, as Washington seeks to step up economic pressure on Iran and its allies in the region. The US and Saudi-led Terrorist Financing and Targeting Centre said the sanctions were aimed at Hizbullah’s Shura Council, the powerful Lebanese militia’s 1

May 18, 2018 12:00 AM Bank officer remanded in fraud case

LAHORE: An accountability court Thursday granted 11 days physical remand of a Vice-President, Foreign Exchange Department of National Bank of Pakistan Usman Saeed, an accused arrested by the NAB on the charges of embezzling billions of rupees. As per NAB, the bureau had been digging into the embezzlements worth billions of rupees allegedly being committed 1

May 17, 2018 12:00 AM Three-day Chilimjusht festival concludes with much funfair

CHITRAL: The Chilimjusht concluded in three Kalash valleys with much funfair and hustle and bustle on Wednesday. The festival, which heralds the arrival of spring season, is celebrated in the three Kalash valleys including Bamburet, Birir and Rambur every year. The organisers said that this year the participation of local and foreign tourists was unprecedented 2

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM WhatsApp rolls out new group chat features

CALIFORNIA: Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group-chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as regular group members. Users can now leave a group permanently to avoid being repeatedly added back after they have left, Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp said in a blog post https://blog. whatsapp. com/10000640/New-Features-for-Groups 2