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October 9, 2018 8:53 PM Six years after attack, Malala's mission still going strong

Today marks the six year anniversary of the attack on Pakistan’s activist for female education Malala Yousafzai in Swat, 2012. The youngest Nobel Laureate’s struggle and strength to stand back up on her feet after returning from a near-death experience, was lauded by her father Ziauddin Yousafzai on Twitter who went on to express his pride and joy at watching

September 24, 2018 12:31 PM NAB launches probe into Khursheed Shah’s assets

KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) wrath fell on Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah on Monday to probe assets that are beyond his income’s competency. NAB Sukkur has approached related institutions and sought details of Shah’s assets, according to sources. The regulatory body has also targeted the PPP leader’s son and son-in-law 1

September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Captain among seven soldiers martyred in NW clash

MIRANSHAH: As many as seven soldiers, including an army captain, were martyred while three others sustained injuries in a clash with militants in Sarodana village of Dattakhel tehsil in North Waziristan tribal district on Saturday. According to security officials, the clash took place during a search operation near the border with Afghanistan. They said the security 2

September 17, 2018 12:00 AM India unleashing water aggression on Pakistan: Hashwani

ISLAMABAD: Hashoo Group Chairman and renowned businessmen Sadruddin Hashwani said the future wars will be fought over water, and Pakistan was also facing water aggression. “India has targeted Pakistan for water aggression with constructing big and small dams on rivers flowing towards Pakistan while we have made controversial our water reservoirs projects 4

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 3

September 11, 2018 7:52 AM Suicide bomber kills 32 in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 25 and wounding about 130, a provincial official said. “Around four hundred people gathered for the protest and the bomber detonated his vest full of explosive among the crowd,” said Captain Qais Saifi

September 11, 2018 12:00 AM US denies dropping phosphorus bombs on Syria

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON: Russia’s military said on Monday that two US F-15 fighter jets dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria’s Deir al-Zor province on Saturday, the TASS and RIA news agencies reported, an allegation the United States denied. The air strikes targeted the village of Hajin, the last major stronghold of Islamic State in Syria, and resulted in fires

September 9, 2018 11:10 AM Watch: Resham flays Reham Khan over biography

Taking an exception to former wife of Imran Khan for reportedly mentioning her name in her controversial biography, Pakistani TV and film actress Resham has said that Reham Khan is the worst example of a woman. When asked whether she knew her name was mentioned in the book, Resham said she had received some screenshots of the book from her friends. "I was like .. what is this" 1

September 5, 2018 12:00 AM Hundreds of Tharis plant saplings to combat desertification

ISLAMKOT: Hundreds of Tharis have jointly planted thousands of saplings to celebrate “Plant for Pakistan” campaign and to combat desertification with an objective to make Thar greener and prosperous, says press statement. The ‘Thar Million Tree Initiative’ summed up a total number of planted trees to 300,000 against the target of one million trees by end of next year. The campaign 1

September 5, 2018 12:00 AM Nearly 100 elephants killed for ivory in Botswana

GABORONE, Botswana: Ninety elephant carcasses have been discovered in Botswana with their tusks hacked off, a charity said on Tuesday, in what is believed to be one of Africa’s worst mass poaching sprees. Most of the animals killed were large bulls carrying heavy tusks, Elephants Without Borders said. The grim discovery was made over several weeks during