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June 20, 2018 12:00 AM FPCCI backs businessmen induction into caretaker cabinet

PESHAWAR: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Tuesday welcomed the induction of five businessmen as ministers in the caretaker setup terming it a positive move. The businessmen representative body hoped the induction of businessmen Sardar Tanveer Ilyas, Faisal Mushtaq, Fazal Elahi, Naveed Jan Baloch, and Mian Anjum

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Iraq says US strike killed 20 in east Syria

BEIRUT: An Iraqi paramilitary force key to the battle against the Islamic State group on Monday accused the US-led coalition of killing more than 20 of its fighters in an air raid in eastern Syria. The bombing raid hit Al-Hari, a town controlled by regional militias fighting in Syria’s complex seven-year war alongside President Bashar al-Assad’s forces 1

June 16, 2018 12:00 AM Fat dogs teach humans new tricks about obesity: study

BUDAPEST: Fat dogs have a lot in common with overweight humans, including an interest in top quality food and an unwillingness to settle for second best, Hungarian scientists have found. The study suggested dogs could be used as models for future research into the causes and psychological impacts of human obesity, the authors of the paper from Budapest's 3

June 16, 2018 12:00 AM US expected to retreat from main UN rights forum: activists

GENEVA: Talks with the United States over how to reform the main UN rights body have failed to meet Washington’s demands, activists and diplomats say, suggesting that the Trump administration will quit the Geneva forum whose session opens on Monday. A US source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the withdrawal appeared to be “imminent 1

June 12, 2018 12:00 AM Qatar takes UAE to UN human rights court over boycott

LONDON: The government of Qatar said Monday it was taking the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations´ International Court of Justice over what it described as human right violations. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt imposed a boycott on Qatar in June 2017, severing diplomatic and transport ties with the tiny, wealthy state, accusing it of supporting 3

June 9, 2018 12:00 AM IS militants retake parts of Syria town in major attack

BEIRUT: The Islamic State group used at least 10 suicide bombers on Friday in a massive attack on Albu Kamal, in which they retook parts of the eastern Syrian town, a monitor said. At least 25 government and allied fighters were killed in the offensive, one of the jihadists’ largest this year, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. “It’s the biggest 2

June 7, 2018 7:21 AM Veteran politician Rasool Bux Palejo passes away

KARACHI: Rasool Bux Palejo, a veteran Sindhi politician and the founder of Awami Tehrik passed away early on Thursday after a protracted illness. According to family sources, he breathed his last at a private hospital in Karachi where he was admitted. He was 88 years of age. Palejo was a leading human rights lawyer and the founder of Awami Tehrik 4

June 7, 2018 12:00 AM UN rights chief slams BD drug war

GENEVA: The UN rights chief on Wednesday condemned the recent killing of more than 100 alleged drug dealers in Bangladesh, insisting that extra-judicial killings cannot be justified in the fight against narcotics. Some 130 people have reportedly been shot dead by Bangladeshi security forces since May 15 and another 15,000 arrested in the Philippines-style 1

June 6, 2018 12:00 AM 60 dead after Tunisian migrant ship sinks: IOM

TUNIS/GENEVA: The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off Tunisia on Sunday has risen to at least 60, with dozens still missing, the United Nations migration agency said. The overloaded boat went down near the southern island of Kerkenna. At least 100 people were killed or are missing, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) 2

June 5, 2018 12:00 AM Iranian volleyball coach voices against night training

KARACHI: Pakistan volleyball team’s Iranian coach Hamid Movahedi is not in favour of training in the night by the athletes who prepare for any international event. “Night is not ideal for the players to train in. In the night a human body goes to sleep and the players may get injured,” Movahedi told ‘The News’ in an interview on Monday. He was not happy 3