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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Erdogan sends Turkey to snap polls on June 24

ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called snap elections in Turkey for June 24, bringing the polls forward by over a year-and-a-half to sharply accelerate the transition to a new presidential system. Erdogan's announcement upended the political timetable in Turkey, which had been set to vote in simultaneous presidential and parliamentary

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Woman asks govt, SC to help get back her two sons from ex-husband

PESHAWAR: A woman who was married to a handicapped person in Gujrat lamented how she was trapped by another man for second marriage, plunging her into a life full of miseries that ended in divorce and taking away her two children. Rabia Gul from Arbab Road in Peshawar asked the government and the authorities concerned to help her get back her two sons from her former

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM UEFA bans Sion for two seasons

GENEVA: Swiss club FC Sion has been fined and barred from taking part in European competitions for the next two seasons after failing to pay for the transfer of a player, UEFA said Tuesday. “The club is excluded from participating in the next UEFA club competition for which it would otherwise qualify in the next two seasons,” European football’s governing 3

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Nawaz, Maryam leave for London today

LONDON: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former premier Nawaz Sharif, has been hospitalised in London since past two days. She was initially taken to the hospital's emergency, however, the former first lady's condition is said to have stabilised after treatment, a source at the Harley Street Clinic said. The former first lady has been shifted to a hospital 1

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM NAB suspends its Sukkur deputy director on graft charges

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday suspended its Sukkur acting Deputy Director Kashif Mumtaz Gondal on charges of corruption, misconduct for three months. Following his suspension, an inquiry has been ordered against him on the charges of corruption and misconduct. According to NAB, its Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal

April 16, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi king slams Iran’s ‘interference’ as Arab leaders meet

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday slammed Iran’s "blatant interference" in regional affairs as Arab leaders met in the kingdom for an annual gathering. Opening the 29th Arab League summit, the king also criticised the US decision to transfer its embassy in Israel to Occupied al-Quds and described "terrorism" as the biggest challenge

April 15, 2018 12:00 AM Russian WC stadium finally gets its grass

MOSCOW: Russia’s perpetually late World Cup football stadium in Samara had some good news to report exactly two months before kick-off: it is finally getting its grass. Twelve gleaming white lorries filled with rolls of the precious pitch arrived Saturday in the Volga River city from Germany. Photographs proudly tweeted by the regional administration

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM National Seniors Cricket reaches knockout phase

KARACHI: Quite a few fancied teams have been eliminated as the 19th National Seniors Cup Cricket Tournament 2017-18 which has reached the knockout phase in both the regions. According to the information made available by the Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association (PVCA) here on Friday, stiffer competition has been witnessed this season’s National Seniors

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM Klopp welcomes consistency from maturing Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, England: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes his side’s Jekyll and Hyde nature is a thing of the past as they aim to avoid a European hangover at home to Bournemouth on Saturday. Victory will take Klopp’s men another step closer to sealing a return to the Champions League next season just days after they booked their place in the semi-finals 1

April 14, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Aramco is world’s most profitable oil company’

LONDON: Saudi Aramco is the world´s most profitable oil company, Bloomberg reported on Friday, but its huge earnings and cash flows may still fail to justify its desired $2 trillion valuation. Financial performance at Aramco has long been one of the best kept secrets in the oil industry but as the company prepares for a long-awaited initial public offering 5