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January 20, 2018 12:00 AM 16 face prosecution in Senegal over ‘massacre’

DAKAR: Sixteen people are to be prosecuted in connection with the massacre of 14 young men in Senegal’s troubled region of Casamance, a source close to the case said on Friday. The accused face charges of murder and criminal association over the January 6 killings in the forest of Bayotte. The 16 suspects, who were arrested on Sunday, also face charges 1

January 18, 2018 12:00 AM KCCA Zone VI become Karachi Region champions

KARACHI: KCCA Zone VI won the PCB Regional Inter District Under-19 One-day Cricket Tournament, Karachi Region, when they beat Zone V by 156 runs here at Landhi Gymkhana Ground. Zone VI batted first and put on board 266-9 in 50 overs. Usman Rahim scored 126. Muhammad Junaid contributed 53. Aarish Ali picked five wickets. Zone V were all out for a paltry 3

January 16, 2018 9:59 AM US Gen Dunford hopeful that relations with Pakistan will improve

Talking to reporters in Brussels, the United States' (US) Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen Joseph Dunford insisted that he had not given up hope on the US mending relations with Pakistan, Radio Pakistan reported on Tuesday. Gen Dunford proposed military-to-military dialogue as a means to improve relations between the two nations, which have been strained 4

January 15, 2018 4:56 PM China considers Pakistan most reliable friend, says Chinese Ambassador

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of China in Pakistan Yao Jing Monday said that Pakistan should make China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a part of its national strategy as it would contribute to its long-term economic development as well as the development of the whole region. He was speaking at a seminar on “CPEC: A Win-Win Project” jointly organized by Islamabad 3

January 13, 2018 5:08 PM Pakistan's nuclear capability a 'weapon of deterrence': DG ISPR responds to Indian army chief

Responding to a remark by the Indian army chief that his country's armed forces are ready to call Pakistan’s “nuclear bluff”, the chief of Pakistan Army's media wing has said that India should not harbour any illusion about Pakistan's defence capabilities, while the Foreign Office (FO) warned India against any misadventure. Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin 1

January 11, 2018 11:42 PM Success of CPEC imperative for Pakistan, entire region: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that peace in Afghanistan is imperative for enduring peace and stability in the region. In an interview with a private TV Channel, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said “War against terrorism was a difficult phase and we have restored peace in Pakistan.” He added that Afghanistan 3

January 7, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Over 2,000 Afghans sent by Iran killed in Syria’

aTEHRAN: More than 2,000 Afghans deployed by Iran have been killed fighting in Syria on the side of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, an official in the volunteer force told Iranian media. The Fatemiyoun Brigade of Afghan "volunteer" recruits has been fighting in Syria for five years, said Zohair Mojahed, a cultural official in the brigade. "This brigade 2

January 5, 2018 1:43 AM Qatar allows full ownership for foreign investors

DOHA: Qatar has approved legislation allowing 100 per cent ownership for foreign investors in most sectors of the economy in a bid to boost non-energy revenues, the government said on Thursday. The move comes at a time of political crisis in the Gulf, with Qatar under an economic and diplomatic boycott by neighbouring countries for the past seven months 1

January 5, 2018 1:43 AM Pakistan, Iran ministers discuss unrest in region

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani and Iranian defence ministers on Thursday agreed to hold “frequent discussions” over the evolving situation in the region. The consensus was reached during a telephonic conversation between Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan and his Iranian counterpart Brig Gen Amir Hatami. Brig Gen Hatami’s call to Mr Dastgir was the first contact 1

January 4, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan sorting thorns spread by US, says Ahsan

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal Wednesday said Pakistan is sorting those thorns which were thrown or spread by the US. The minister whiling terming the remarks of the US President Donald Trump disappointing, said Pakistan has given innumerable sacrifices in war against terrorism to maintain stability and peace in the region. Ahsan Iqbal 2