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June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Iraq says it killed 45 IS militants in Syria strike

BAGHDAD: Iraq said Saturday it had killed 45 jihadists from the Islamic State group, including senior members, in an air strike in eastern Syria, the second such operation in less than a month. Iraqi F-16 fighter jets carried out a “successful strike targeting a meeting of Daesh (IS) leaders” on Friday in the Hajin region, in the eastern Syrian province

June 24, 2018 12:00 AM Russia rejects UN-backed call to withdraw troops from Moldova

MOSCOW: Russia on Saturday rejected an international call backed by the United Nations for it to withdraw troops from the Transdniestr breakaway region of Moldova. The Russian foreign ministry said in a statement that its troops stationed in ex-Moldova’s Transdniestr region despite Chisinau’s calls for them to withdraw "remain a guarantor of peace and stability"

June 23, 2018 1:24 AM Policeman among six killed in India held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: At least four militants, a police official and a civilian were killed during a gun battle in India-held Kashmir on Friday, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which several people were injured. Indian forces raided a cluster of homes on a tip that militants were hiding in the southern Srigufwara area and they came under fire from militants

June 23, 2018 12:00 AM FC soldier martyred in cross-border attack

MIRANSHAH: An official of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) was martyred when terrorists from across the border in Afghanistan fired at the border security post in Spinwam area of tribal district North Waziristan on Thursday night. Official sources told The News that the FC man, identified as Nakash Khattak was on duty at Acheen checkpoint in Bandi

June 21, 2018 12:00 AM Starbucks closing 150 cafes

NEW YORK: Starbucks Corp forecast slower sales growth than Wall Street expected this quarter and plans to close about 150 U.S. cafes next fiscal year to boost performance, sending its shares down 2 percent after hours. The world´s largest coffee chain is facing competition both from upscale coffee houses and lower-priced fast-food chains like McDonald 1

June 20, 2018 1:35 PM COAS meets Polish defence minister, military leadershiP

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) reached Poland on an official visit. During the visit COAS met Mr Mariusz Blaszczak, Minister of National Defence and Deputy Minister of National Defence. The COAS also held separate meetings with Polish military leadership including Chief of General Staff, Commander of the Poland Armed Forces and Commander 3

June 20, 2018 12:00 AM IS ‘danger’ grips Iraqi desert

BAGHDAD: Seven shepherds and farmers have been found murdered after the Islamic State Jihadist group kidnapped dozens of people in the desert region of central Iraq, a local official said on Tuesday. In a renewed threat to the region, IS attacked several remote villages and seized 30 locals from their homes, Ali al-Nawaf, a municipal council chief, told AFP. "The bodies 1

June 20, 2018 12:00 AM Six-week programme for under-19 players from tomorrow

KARACHI: A six-week Regional Academies Programme for under-19 cricketers in 16 regions will commence from Thursday (tomorrow) under the supervision of regional coaching and support staff. There would be 20 players from each region in the programme except Karachi and Lahore from where there would be 40 players each, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Tuesday 1

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey begins mly patrols around Syria’s Manbij

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Monday said it had started military patrols in an area around the Kurdish-held city of Manbij in northern Syria, in line with an agreement with the United States to scale down tensions in the region. The Turkish army said in a statement that “patrol activities had begun” between Manbij and an area it controls after a 2016-2017 military 1

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Woman gives birth on Paris train!

PARIS: A woman gave birth on a Paris train on Monday, prompting the French capital’s transport network to offer her newborn boy free rail travel until he turns 25. The train stopped at the Auber station in central Paris as the woman went into advanced labour and the baby was born at 11.40 am, helped by around 15 people including emergency workers, police 1