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October 28, 2018 12:00 AM Indian defence ministry spokesperson sent on leave for insulting military

ISLAMABAD: A spokesperson for the Indian ministry of defence has been sent on leave after a tweet from his official handle was seen as an insult of the armed forces. The defence ministry spokesperson’s handle tweeted on Friday evening, “Col. Aman Anand, took over as the acting official spokesperson of MOD as the spokesperson proceeds on leave.” The spokesperson’s 3

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM UN says Myanmar waging ‘campaign against journalists’

GENEVA: Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, is conducting a "political campaign" against independent journalism, the UN said on Tuesday. A fresh report from the UN rights office decried "the instrumentalisation of the law and of the courts by the government 5

September 5, 2018 12:00 AM Families of jailed Myanmar reporters appeal for release

YANGON: The wife of one of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar made an emotional appeal on Tuesday to Aung San Suu Kyi to free her husband for the sake of their young daughter, as the leader comes under increasing criticism for her silence on the case. Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were arrested while reporting on atrocities committed during 1

September 4, 2018 1:01 AM Faisalabad communal violence: Ahmadi, Muslim communities sign accord for peace

FAISALABAD: The Ahmadi and Muslim communities of Ghaseetpura signed a written agreement, promising to avoid giving a religious colour to personal and individual disputes and present any issue in future to the local committee. Agreement was signed by Mian Nazir, Abdul Jabbar, Prof Abdul Hameed, Rana Idrees, Muhammad Sarwar and Muhammad Hanif, representing 3

August 18, 2018 4:33 AM 'Slapgate': Chief Justice takes notice of PTI MPA's assault on citizen

The Supreme Court's public relations officer announced on Saturday that Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had taken notice of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Imran Ali Shah's physical assault of citizen Dawood Chauhan earlier this week. A video of Shah slapping Chauhanhad gone viral on Tuesday, sparking outrage on social media. The PTI leadership had taken 7

July 23, 2018 12:00 AM Ozil defends controversial picture

BERLIN: Footballer Mesut Ozil said Sunday he had no regrets about his controversial photograph with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that sparked questions about his loyalty to Germany’s national squad ahead of the World Cup. Breaking his silence over the snapshot that caused outrage during the tournament, the Arsenal midfielder said in a statement 22

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Iran school official jailed over abuse of boys

TEHRAN: A supervisor at a Tehran boys´ high school has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 80 lashes for sexual abuse of minors, Iran´s semi-official ISNA news agency said Sunday. Reports of assaults against several dozen pupils at a private school in the west of the capital sparked outrage in the Iranian press when they emerged in late May. The scandal 3

July 11, 2018 12:05 PM Bilawal suspends Peshawar jalsa in solidarity with Bilour family

ISLAMABAD: PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has announced that he is suspending his political activities for today and his Thursday jalsa in Peshawar in the wake of yesterday’s terrorist attack on an ANP’s political meeting. At least 20 people, including ANP candidate Haroon Bilour, were martyred in the suicide attack in Peshawar’s Yaqatoot area. “In solidarity 10

July 3, 2018 12:00 AM Philippine mayor on Duterte’s ‘narco-list’ slain by ‘sniper’

MANILA: A Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials was shot dead Monday by a "sniper" in a broad daylight attack at a town ceremony, police said. Antonio Halili was hit in the chest by a single shot fired from a distance, unleashing chaotic scenes during the weekly flag raising ceremony at the town hall in Tanauan 8

July 2, 2018 12:00 AM Outrage after Malaysian marries 11-year-old Thai girl

KUALA LUMPUR: The marriage of a Malaysian man with a 11-year-old Thai girl has sparked outrage in the Muslim majority country with one activist on Sunday labelling the groom a "child predator". Malaysian Muslims below the age of 16 are allowed to marry if they obtain the permission of a religious court. But the country’s women and families ministry said there 2