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May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Thomas and Uber Cup events: China brings badminton big guns to Bangkok

BANGKOK: Team China is hoping for a clean sweep of this year’s Thomas and Uber cups in Bangkok, sending in men’s badminton big guns Chen Long, Shi Yuqui and Lin Dan as their women shuttlers aim for a fourth win on the spin. The prestigious biennial event, which starts Sunday, brings together 16 top teams from five continents for a week of intense competition 1

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Plane with 104 on board crashes in Cuba

HAVANA: A Cuban state airways plane with 104 passengers on board crashed shortly after taking off Friday from Havana's Jose Marti airport, leaving a thick column of smoke over the scene. The Boeing 737 operated by Cubana de Aviacion crashed in a field near the airport, and a column of acrid smoke was rising over the crash site, an AFP journalist at the scene 3

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM PFUJ seeks probe into violence on journalist in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Afzal Butt and Secretary General Ayub Jan Sirhindi have expressed concern over the events that took place against journalists in Balochistan. In a joint statement issued here Tuesday, they condemned the events that were patronised by the government in Balochistan under the patronage 6

May 13, 2018 12:00 AM One dies, assailant killed in Paris mass stabbing attack

PARIS: Several people have been stabbed at the Place de l'Opéra in central Paris, with police confirming the attacker has been neutralised. Footage from the scene shows people running in panic and a body covered in blood. Paris police have confirmed that the assailant has been killed. They said five people were injured in the attack, two of them critically 1

May 10, 2018 12:00 AM Sindh Police fail to get 20 abductees released

KARACHI: All efforts of the Sindh Police have become ineffective to get more than 20 abductees released as majority of them were kidnapped by gangs of dacoits by luring them through female voice in some districts of upper Sindh. Police sources informed ‘The News’ that this became a decade-old modus operandi of dacoit gangs active in area of Sindh province

May 6, 2018 3:04 PM Condemnations pour in after gun attack on Ahsan Iqbal

KARACHI: Condemnations poured in from across Pakistan on Sunday after Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in Narowal. Ahsan Iqbal was returning from a corner meeting in Kanjrur town of Narowal when he was shot at by a gunman. According to medics and family, Ahsan Iqbal was out of danger after being shot in the right 4

May 5, 2018 12:00 AM CJP takes notice of journalists’ torture

ISLAMABAD: Chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Thursday took notice of manhandling of journalist community at D-Chowk and sought report from Attorney General and Islamabad Administration today (Friday) Some journalists appeared before the court when Chief Justice was hearing a case and informed that on the eve of World Press Freedom Day, they were leading 1

May 3, 2018 3:04 PM Indian boy leaves Pakistan with 'a smile on his face' after being released on humantrian grounds

Pakistan has released an Indian boy who was arrested for inadvertently crossing the border between the two countries, senior journalist Hamid Mir said in a Twitter post on Thursday. According to Mr Mir, Pakistan's famous singer Shehzad Roy has also played a role in the release of Jitendra. The host of Pakistan most's famous talkshow Captial Talk, said the boy who has been suffering 7

May 3, 2018 12:00 AM Indian gangster sentenced to life in prison

MUMBAI: An Indian court on Wednesday sentenced notorious gangster Chhota Rajan and eight others to life in prison for murdering a journalist in a drive-by shooting in Mumbai seven years ago. Jyotirmoy Dey, a crime reporter who specialised on gangland activities for the Mid-day tabloid, was shot dead in broad daylight on June 11, 2011. Prosecutors said Rajan 6

April 29, 2018 12:00 AM Malawi’s Banda returns after four-year exile

BLANTYRE: Malawi's former president, Joyce Banda, returned home on Saturday after four years of self-imposed exile, despite facing the threat of arrest over corruption allegations. Banda, 68, fled the country in 2014 when she lost power after being embroiled in the so-called Cashgate scandal, in which government officials siphoned off millions of dollars 8