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September 2, 2018 12:00 AM Two US citizens hurt in Dutch knife attack

AMSTERDAM: Two people who were seriously injured in a knife attack at Amsterdam's Central Station are US citizens, the US ambassador said Saturday, as Dutch police probed a possible terror link. "We are aware that both victims were US citizens and have been in touch with them and their families," Pete Hoekstra said in a statement. Panic broke out at the Dutch

August 31, 2018 2:11 AM More than 12 children abused every day in first half of 2018: report

ISLAMABAD: A report released by the NGO Sahil has revealed that cases of child abuse increased by 32pc in the first six months of 2018 compared to the first half of 2017. The report found that a total of 2,322 child abuse cases were reported by newspapers in all four provinces, as well as Islamabad, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. In comparison, 1,764 such incidents

August 29, 2018 5:33 PM Army pays tribute to Benazir Bhutto, other martyrs

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has paid rich tribute to former prime minister slain Benazir Bhutto and other martyrs in a new video released by Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military. The new video pays tribute to Benazir Bhutto, Chaudhry Aslam, Aitzaz Hasan, Mir Siraj Khan Raisani, Bashir Ahmed Bilour, Shuja Khanzada and victims 6

August 29, 2018 12:00 AM Strong 6.2 magnitude quake strikes off eastern Indonesia

KUPANG: A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage. The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres (five miles), about 100 kilometres southeast of Kupang on the Indonesian portion of Timor island, the USGS said. It was followed 3

August 29, 2018 12:00 AM All sexual harassment ‘forbidden’, Egypt authority says

CAIRO: Egypt’s highest Muslim authority has said there can be no justification for sexual harassment, in a country where many people often blame women themselves for the widespread problems they face. In a statement Al-Azhar blasted all forms of harassment as “a forbidden act and deviant behaviour” and said “the one who carries it out is a sinner 2

July 22, 2018 12:00 AM Haroon Bilour’s widow returns compensation cheque

PESHAWAR: The widow of Awami National Party (ANP) leader Haroon Bashir Bilour returned the compensation cheque of Rs500,000 sent to her by the caretaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Thursday, it was reliably learnt. The cheque was reportedly sent to Samar Haroon Bilour on her home address. Haroon Bilour was martyred in a suicide bombing during an election 4

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Car crash victim Degenkolb wins 9th stage of Tour de France

PARIS: John Degenkolb won the Arras-Roubaix ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday ahead of Greg Van Avermaet as dozens of falls and multiple withdrawals made for a slapstick spectacle amidst clouds of dust. The win marks a return to form for the German, a former winner of Paris-Roubaix, who was knocked down by a car in Mallorca two years ago. Van Avermaet 5

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Nooh dedicates medals to Mastung blast victims

KARACHI: Pakistan’s highly talented young weightlifter Nooh Dastgir Butt has dedicated his medals he got in the World Junior Championships in Tashkent to the victims of Mastung blast. “Yes, Nooh has dedicated his medals to the victims of Mastung blast,” an official of Pakistan Weightlifting Federation (PWF) told ‘The News’ from Tashkent late on Saturday 3

July 15, 2018 4:24 PM President Xi sends condolences to Pakistani counterpart over terror attack

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping Sunday sent a condolence message to his Pakistani counterpart, Mamnoon Hussain, over Friday''s terror attack in southwestern Pakistan that killed 128 people and injured 200 others. In his message, President Xi offered his deepest condolences to all the victims on behalf of the Chinese government and the Chinese people 5

July 15, 2018 2:30 PM Imran to arrives in Balochistan to express solidarity with Mastung victims’ families

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Sunday arrived in Quetta to express solidarity with the families of Mastung blast . A suicide bomber struck Nawab Siraj Raisani's election meeting on Friday where a total of 131 people were killed in Darenghar area of Mastung. The Balochistan government earlier today announced two-day mourning 2