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April 6, 2018 12:00 AM Taliban vows ‘serious revenge’ over Afghan strike

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan: The Taliban has vowed to “take serious revenge” after an Afghan airstrike in an area controlled by the militant group killed or wounded dozens of people, many of them children. The government and military have said the Afghan Air Force (AAF) hit a Taliban base in the northeastern province of Kunduz on Monday where senior commanders 7

April 4, 2018 12:00 AM SpaceX launches cargo to space station using recycled rocket

TAMPA: SpaceX blasted off a load of supplies on Monday for the International Space Station aboard a rocket and a cargo ship that have both flown before, marking the second such flight for the California-based company. "Falcon 9 is on its way," a SpaceX commentator said as the white rocket surged skyward over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 4:30 pm (2030 GMT). SpaceX’s 6

March 21, 2018 12:00 AM Alibaba mulls buying Rocket Internet’s Pakistan unit

KARACHI: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is considering acquiring Rocket Internet’s online retail unit in Pakistan to help China’s biggest e-commerce company expand its reach in the South Asian nation, Bloomberg reported. The companies are negotiating a price for Rocket’s retail unit Daraz, according to the person, who asked not to be identified since the discussions 5

February 19, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers, civil society protest for judges’ family protection

KARACHI: Legal fraternity and civil society demanded for foolproof security for a family of two serving judges, one retired judge and a senior lawyer, under attack from last three years and has lost the lives of three family members in a feud with another clan. Servants of Sindh (SoS) a human rights organisation comprised of writers, intellectuals, educationists 13

February 4, 2018 12:00 AM N Korea earned $200m from arms sent to Syria, Myanmar

UNITED NATIONS: North Korea violated United Nations sanctions to earn nearly $200 million in 2017 from banned commodity exports, according to a confidential report by independent UN monitors, which also accused Pyongyang of supplying weapons to Syria and Myanmar. The report to a UN Security Council sanctions committee, seen by Reuters on Friday, said North 9

February 2, 2018 12:00 AM Russia launches 11 space satellites ‘without glitch’

MOSCOW: Russia on Thursday successfully launched 11 satellites from its Vostochny cosmodrome, in the third rocket liftoff from the new spaceport, the space agency said. The country’s first orbital launch of 2018 came after a similar liftoff from the cosmodrome in eastern Russia ended in embarrassment, with officials losing contact with a string of satellites 11

January 12, 2018 8:21 AM India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites

New Delhi on Friday launched a rocket carrying dozens of satellites from India and six other countries from its island space centre. Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization, A.S. Kiran Kumar, said the satellites successfully reached orbit after the polar satellite launch vehicle took off from Sriharikota, an island off Andhra Pradesh state 5

December 24, 2017 12:00 AM SpaceX launches 10 more satellites

LOS ANGELES: SpaceX on Friday blasted off a re-used Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 satellites into orbit, its fourth launch toward a $3 billion upgrade to Virginia-based Iridium’s mobile, voice and data network. The rocket, part of which had flown on a previous Iridium launch in June, lit up the night sky as it launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:27 pm (0127 GMT Saturday) 6

December 20, 2017 12:00 AM Israel ‘will not tolerate’ Gaza rocket fire: Lieberman

ISRAELI BASE AT REIM, Israel: Israel is ready to pay the price for the US decision to recognise Occupied al-Quds as its capital but will not accept Palestinian rocket fire, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Tuesday. President Donald Trump’s December 6 decision to recognise Occupied al-Quds and move the US embassy there has led to near-daily 1

October 22, 2017 12:45 AM Police arrest three ‘TTP terrorists’

Police claimed arresting three terrorists belonging to the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the city on Saturday. Syed Muhammad Usman alias Hafiz Usman was arrested during a raid conducted in the Hawksbay area of Mauripur Colony by a team of the Crime Investigation Agency’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU). SIU SSP Tariq Razzak Dharejo said the team seized 7