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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Eight, including bride-to-be, killed in house fire

RAWALPINDI: Eight people, including five young women and a bride-to-be, were killed when a fire broke out in a house at around 12.30pm where mehndi celebrations were on. The deceased also included three children who were asphyxiated by smoke on the first floor. The unfortunate incident occurred in a Satellite Town house on the Sixth Road. As per reports

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Woman killed for ‘honour’

MINGORA: A woman was allegedly killed for honour in the Matta tehsil of the Swat district, police said on Tuesday. They said one Hayatullah with the assistance of his father Bakhtzada and mother Rehmania allegedly strangulated his wife to death in Arambagh in Matta. The police arrested Hayatullah and Bakhtzada and started an investigation. Also, two persons 1

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Three killed in Zimbabwe protests

HARARE: Three people were shot dead and many were injured when Zimbabwean security forces cracked down on protests, the main opposition MDC party said Tuesday. "The information we have received is that two people were shot dead in Chitungwiza (on the outskirts of Harare) and one person in Kadoma (town)," MDC spokesman Jacob Mafume told AFP. "This is needless 1

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Ivory Coast ex-strongman Gbagbo in shock ICC acquittal

THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to the war crimes tribunal in The Hague. Judges ordered the immediate release of the 73-year-old deposed strongman, the first head of state to stand trial at the troubled ICC, and his former

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Winter weather kills 15 children in Syria: UN

BEIRUT: Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday. The UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) said eight of them had died as a result of the cold in the Rukban camp in southeastern Syria and seven others during the displacement from the Jihadist bastion

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 2 dacoits killed in ‘encounter’

FAISALABAD: Two dacoits were killed during an ‘encounter’ with police near Thikriwala on Monday. Allah Ditta Ranjha and an unidentified dacoit were looting people on Faisalabad-Jhang Road when Thikriwala police rushed to the spot and tried to arrest the dacoits. On seeing the police, the dacoits allegedly opened fire at them, which was retaliated. As a result

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 12 civilians killed in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU: Twelve civilians were killed on Thursday during a jihadist attack in the north of Burkina Faso, which has been battling a wave of Islamist violence, officials said on Friday. The west African country declared a state of emergency in several provinces at the end of last year and on Thursday replaced its army chief as it struggled to put a stop to a spate 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Egypt police kill six militants in shootout

CAIRO: Egyptian police killed six suspected Islamist militants in a shootout early on Saturday in the country’s south, the interior ministry said. The clashes broke out during a police raid on a militant hideout in a mountainous area on the edge of the southern province of Sohag, some 460 kilometres south of Cairo, the ministry said in a statement 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Indian army major, soldier killed in IHK blasts

SRINAGAR: Two Indian army soldiers, including a major, were killed and two other injured in two explosions in Rajouri district of Jammu in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). An army vehicle was moving on a road stretch in Lam Pukharni area of Nowshera sector in the district when an explosion took place. Three army personnel including a Havaldar sustained injuries 2

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Three killed in Paris gas explosion

PARIS: Two firefighters and a Spanish woman have died in a massive explosion caused by a “pocket of gas” in a six-storey building in Paris on Saturday.Forty-seven others were injured in the blast, 10 of them seriously, the prosecutor´s office said, after initial reports erroneously said four people had been killed. The French interior minister, Christophe 3