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July 19, 2018 12:00 AM Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

Farnborough, United Kingdom: European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite. The project was presented at Britain´s Farnborough airshow, where Airbus revealed that the Zephyr S took off on July 11 for its maiden flight from Arizona in the United

July 18, 2018 12:03 PM Ex-PM’s daughter, Senator Amjal Wazir join PTI

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Muhammad Khan Junejo’s daughter Fiza Junejo have joined Pakistan Tehreeek-Insaf (PTI) after meeting Imran Khan in Islamabad. According to a statement issued by the PTI's Media Department, Senator Ajmal Wazir also met the PTI chief and joined his party. The two politicians separately met Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence 4

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan rejects India’s objections in Jadhav case

THE HAGUE: Pakistan on Tuesday rejected India's objections in the case of convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav in its reply to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), diplomatic sources informed Geo News. The reply was submitted by Foreign Office Director India, Dr Fareha Bugti, the sources said. This was the first reply by Pakistan in counter-pleading 1

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Dancers, military parade greet Asian Games flame in Indonesia

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia: The torch for the 18th Asian Games was welcomed to the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta Tuesday, with a military parade, traditional dancing and a flypast by the airforce. Jakarta and Palembang in Sumatra are set to host about 11,000 athletes and 5,000 officials from 45 Asian countries for the August 18 to September 2 Games, the world’s

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Iraqi police use batons to disperse protesters outside Zubair oilfield

BASRA: Iraqi police wielded batons and rubber hoses to disperse about 250 protesters gathered at the main entrance to the Zubair oilfield near Basra on Tuesday as unrest across southern cities over poor basic services gathered pace. Since demonstrations began nine days ago, protesters have attacked government buildings, branches of political parties

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Russia, Tajikistan hold anti-Taliban drills near Afghan border

DUSHANBE: Russia and Tajikistan on Tuesday began joint military exercises near the Tajik-Afghan border to prepare to ward off potential Taliban attacks. More than 10,000 troops, mostly Tajik reservists, will take part in the first such drills in the area by the ex-Soviet allies, Tajikistan’s defence ministry said. Combined forces will practice “eliminating

July 16, 2018 11:07 AM Iranian CGS meets COAS Gen. Bajwa, discusses regional security

Rawalpindi: Chief of General Staff Iranian Armed Forces Major General Dr. Mohammad Bagheri, along with a high level delegation, visited GHQ and called on General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS). During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security, defence cooperation and Pak-Iran border management were discussed. Pakistan Army Chief 1

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM 3 killed as worker opens fire at Saudi, Yemen border

RIYADH: Three people were killed at a Yemen border crossing when a Saudi immigration worker opened fire, killing a colleague and police officer before being shot himself, Saudi authorities said Sunday. The 34-year-old employee of the Wadia crossing shot two of his colleagues at the frontier post on Saturday night, after they accused him of missing shifts

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM S Korea summons Russian officials over air zone incursion

SEOUL: South Korea summoned a Russian embassy official on Saturday to express “regrets” about the incursion of two Russian military aircraft into South Korea´s air defence identification zone and to urge that it not be repeated. South Korea said on Friday it had scrambled military aircraft to intercept two Russian bomber jets that flew into its air defence

July 15, 2018 12:00 AM France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

PARIS: Fighter jets streaked over Paris on Saturday as part of a massive military parade in a "demonstration of controlled force" on France´s national day, due to be followed by a street party if "Les Bleus" win the World Cup. Thousands of people, many of them tourists, thronged the Champs Elysees avenue to watch the march past involving 4,290 soldiers