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January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Spanish police arrest 182 over cockfight

MADRID: Spanish police said Monday they had arrested 182 people who took part in a “national” cockfighting competition, an ancient sport that continues in some regions despite being banned. Officers seized around 300,000 euros ($344,000) during Saturday’s raid in the southern town of Sangonera La Verde, police said in a statement. In 2011, police arrested

January 12, 2019 12:00 AM Ijaz Wasti appointed Chief Economist

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved a summary for appointment of Ijaz Wasti as Chief Economist, government of Pakistan. He has already assumed his charge in the Planning Commission. It is first time in last 12 years since 2006 that any professional belonging to Economist Group (EG) has been appointed as Chief Economist, Government of Pakistan 2

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM ‘Yellow vest’ anger as French boxer who hit police denied bail

PARIS: Supporters of the French boxer filmed punching police officers during a “yellow vest” protest reacted angrily Thursday after he was denied bail at a court hearing where he expressed regret for his outburst. Christophe Dettinger, a former light heavyweight champion caught on camera beating two riot officers, was remanded in custody by a Paris court

January 10, 2019 7:09 PM Military test fires newly-inducted air defence weapon system

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said induction of long-range air defence weapon system LY80 has greatly enhanced the capability of the military’s air defence arm, Radio Pakistan reported. Gen Bajwa said this while witnessing the firepower capability display along with Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan at the air defence firing range 6

January 10, 2019 3:42 PM COAS Gen. Bajwa, Air Chief Mujahid Anwar witness firepower display by Pak Army

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan witnessed the firepower display by Pakistan Army Air Defence. Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, says Pakistan Army Air Defence displayed its fire power capability at Air Defence firing ranges 1

January 10, 2019 9:01 AM PPP leaders Arbab Alamgir, wife Asma Arbab indicted in corruption reference

PESHAWAR: An accountability court on Thursday indicted Pakistan People's Party leader Arbab Alamgir and his wife Asma Arbab in a corruption reference. According to Geo News, a corruption reference of Rs30.321 million was filed against the couple. Judge Muhammad Ishtiaq who conducted the hearing indicted the PPP leaders after completion of argument from both sides 3

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Temple unrest: Britain warns tourists against travelling to India

Thiruvananthapuram, India: Britain on Saturday warned tourists visiting the southern Indian state of Kerala after sporadic violence in recent days over the admission of women to one of Hinduism's holiest temples. In updated travel advice, London advised UK nationals in Kerala, popular with tourists particularly at this time of year, to "monitor media 1

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Three dead, four injured in California shooting

WASHINGTON, Jan 5, 2019 (AFP) - Police in California on Saturday said three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a bowling alley near Los Angeles. Sergeant Ronald Harris of the Torrance Police Department confirmed to AFP that officers responded at 11:54 pm on Friday to reports of gunfire at Gable House Bowl. He added all seven victims 2

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM Sudanese journalist detained for backing protests freed

KHARTOUM: A prominent Sudanese journalist who had been detained for expressing his support for anti-government protests has been freed, he told AFP on Saturday. Faisal Mohamed Salih had been arrested on Thursday from his office by agents of the country’s powerful National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS). Salih, recipient of the 2013 Peter Mackler 2

January 5, 2019 12:00 AM Rear Admiral Gilani takes over command as commander coast

ISLAMABAD: Rear Admiral Muhammad Fayyaz Gilani has taken over the command as Commander Coast at an impressive change of command ceremony held at the PNS QASIM, and Rear Admiral Moazzam Ilyas handed over the command. On the assumption of command, he is now commander of all units and establishments of the Pakistan Navy along the coastal belt and the creek