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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Three injured in Pindi by-poll clashes

Rawalpindi: At least three people were injured during a clash between Pakistan Muslim League (N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers outside Divisional Public School polling station at the Union Council 21 near Shamsabad. The injured workers were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) for medical treatment while police arrested a PTI worker

October 9, 2018 12:00 AM Syrian rebels complete arms pullout from Idlib

ANKARA: Syrian rebels have completed the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the frontline of the last opposition-held province of Idlib, Turkish state media reported on Monday. Citing their correspondent in Idlib, news agency Anadolu said the withdrawal was concluded under a deal reached last month between Syrian regime ally Moscow and rebel backer Ankara

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 3 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Church can no longer tolerate silence on sexual abuse: Pope

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis said Saturday that silence on sexual abuse can "no longer be tolerated" as he ordered an investigation into Vatican archives concerning former archbishop of Washington Theodore McCarrick, who resigned in July. "Both abuse and its cover-up can no longer be tolerated," said Francis in a Vatican statement in which he declared 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM UK seeks ‘urgent explanation’ as Hong Kong bans journalist

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s decision to effectively blacklist a senior Financial Times journalist required an “urgent explanation”, the UK said Saturday, as foreign governments sounded the alarm over eroding freedoms in the former British colony. Victor Mallet, the FT’s Asia news editor and a British national, earned the ire of authorities for hosting a speech 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM John Bolton terms talks with Qureshi positive

WASHINGTON: US National Security Adviser John Bolton has said that he held constructive talks with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi during his visit. Speaking to the media, Bolton said, "Qureshi and I discussed the security assistance that was suspended earlier this year." FM Qureshi met Bolton and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Opposition requisitions NA session after Shahbaz’s arrest

ISLAMABAD: After the arrest of Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif, the opposition has immediately requisitioned a session of the house. Former speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq will spearhead the opposition in the National Assembly in the absence of Shahbaz Sharif. It is expected that the National Assembly’s session would

October 2, 2018 12:00 AM Workshop highlights role of faculty members, Ulema in peace-building

SARGODHA: Speakers at a workshop here on Monday threw light on the social and traditional implications of changing and emerging roles of faculty members and Ulema for peace-building and countering violent extremism in the society. The workshop titled ‘Countering Violent Extremism Training of Trainers for Ulema and Faculty Members’ was jointly organized 2

September 29, 2018 12:00 AM Man killed, two injured in Kohat

KOHAT: A man was killed and two others sustained injuries in a firing incident here on Friday. It was learnt that two brothers Asifullah and Asmatullah allegedly opened fire on Laiq Khan and his friend Arshad and injured them. The injured were taken to the Divisional Headquarters Hospital where their condition was stated to be out of danger. The motive 3

September 27, 2018 12:00 AM Libya announces ceasefire deal

TRIPOLI:i: Libya’s internationally recognised government on Wednesday announced a new ceasefire deal to end a month of fighting between rival militias south of Tripoli that has left more than 100 dead. The agreement was signed by representatives of the capital and the town of Tarhuna, southeast of Tripoli, the interior ministry said in a statement. The deal ratified