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July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Malaysian king calls for unity amid racial tensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s king has appealed for calm amid growing racial tensions in the Muslim-majority country after an electoral earthquake in May toppled the Malay-dominated coalition that had ruled the country for decades. In his inaugural address to lawmakers during the new parliament session, King Sultan Muhammad V urged "every citizen to preserve

July 17, 2018 4:27 PM Nafeesa Shah rally 'obstructed' in Khairpur

KOT DIJI: Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) lodged a complaint after Nafeesa Shah-led convoy was allegedly obstructed by pirs and murids in Khairpur. Reporting the inconvenience, former Central Information Secretary Nafisa Shah on Tuesday clarified that their convoy was only obstructed by the Pir Murids and no attack was initiated, adding

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 13, 2018 3:53 PM Lahore: Bilawal Bhutto's aircraft not allowed to leave for Peshawar

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has departed for Peshawar by road after his aircraft was halted from departing. The party’s representative Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokar revealed: “The chairman was supposed to fly out to Peshawar today, however, they did not let the aircraft take off for departure.” He went on further to protest

July 12, 2018 2:44 AM PML-N leaders condemn crackdown on party activists

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Saad Rafique on Thursday condemned the crackdown against the party activists by police, terming the move as an attempt to bar party loyalists from going to airport welcoming their leader Nawaz Shairf. Speaking at a hurriedly called press conference in Model Town Lahore early on Thursday 1

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM BBC says its best-paid TV and radio stars are all men

LONDON: The BBC´s 12 best-paid stars are all men, according to figures published late on Tuesday by Britain´s public broadcaster, which is grappling with a gender equality scandal in which one of its most senior correspondents resigned from her role. The BBC issued a public apology last month to former China editor Carrie Gracie, who quit that job in January 3

July 10, 2018 1:56 AM KUJ to set up camp outside Dawn office

KARACHI: The Karachi Union of Journalists will set up a camp outside the office of Dawn on Wednesday (July 11) in pursuance of a call given by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists, headed by Afzal Butt, to express solidarity with the media group. The move is part of the PFUJ’s press freedom movement. The union had on July 5 observed a countrywide 2

July 9, 2018 1:37 AM Protesters attack Nawaz Sharif’s Avenfield flats in London

LONDON: A small group of protesters gathered outside Nawaz Sharif's Avenfield apartments in London on Sunday and attempted to break into the house. As per details, protesters attempted to break back entrance of Avenfield apartments soon after Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif entered the house, aggressive protesters also thrown shopping cart (trolley) 2

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM Iran threatens to retaliate after Dutch expel two diplomats

TEHRAN: Iran protested on Sunday against the Netherlands’ expulsion of two of its diplomats and threatened to retaliate for the "unfriendly and destructive move". A spokesman for the Dutch intelligence service AIVD told AFP on Friday that two employees of Iran’s embassy had been expelled on June 7, without providing further details. The Dutch ambassador

July 8, 2018 2:13 AM Three killed in Srinagar on Wani anniversary

SRINAGAR: Indian troops shot dead three stone-throwing protesters, including a teenage girl, in India-held Kashmir on Saturday as tensions rose ahead of the death anniversary of a popular freedom fighter. Witnesses said soldiers opened fire in the southern district of Kulgam after hundreds of people angry at an army search operation for suspected militants