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December 18, 2017 12:00 AM People condole death of Ziarat Khan’s wife

PESHAWAR: People continued to visit the residence of retired senior civil servant Ziarat Khan in Swabi district on Sunday to offer condolences on the death of his wife. Her Nimaz-i-Janaza was held in Maneri village on the Jhanda Road in Swabi on Friday. It was largely attended by retired and serving government officials, notables of the area and political

December 18, 2017 12:00 AM All set for Chitramas winter festival in three Kalash Valleys

CHITRAL: The severe cold has failed to dampen the spirit of the Kalash people as they continued to make preparations to celebrate their winter festival, Chitramas, in a befitting manner. There is a hustle and bustle in the three valleys of Bamboret, Birir and Rambur where the Kalash people live. The small Kalash community of about 5,000 people have finalised

December 17, 2017 10:12 AM Gen Bajwa to brief Senate on national security

ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa will brief the Senate in an in-camera meeting of the Committee of the Whole House over national security paradigm and emerging geopolitical situation in the region. The briefing would be held on Tuesday morning, according to the notification issued by the Senate Secretariat. The Director General Military Operation

December 17, 2017 12:00 AM Britain eyes trade deal with EU

BEIJING: British Finance Minister Philip Hammond said it is likely Britain will want to negotiate a bespoke arrangement for future trade deals with the European Union. Speaking at a press conference in Beijing on Saturday with Chinese Vice Premier Ma Kai and Chinese Vice Finance Minister Shi Yaobin, Hammond said he expected that the United Kingdom would

December 16, 2017 4:46 PM FO says visa applications of Jadhav's mother, wife being processed

ISLAMABAD: Visa applications of the mother and wife of convicted Indian spy Kulbhusan Jadhav have been received and are being processed, the Foreign Office confirmed here on Saturday. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal  tweeted on Saturday that Pakistan has received  visa applications of the mother and wife of convicted Indian spy Kulbhusan

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Champions League hurting Chelsea’s chances: Hazard

LONDON: Eden Hazard admits Chelsea are experiencing a more gruelling December than during last season’s Premier League title-winning campaign because of the club’s involvement in the Champions League. Antonio Conte’s side welcome Southampton to Stamford Bridge this weekend after recovering from the shock defeat at West Ham United with a convincing 3-1 midweek

December 13, 2017 1:25 PM Pakistan Navy Chief visits Turkish Naval Academy

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi is on an official visit to Turkey. During the 2nd day of the visit, the Naval Chief called on Commander Turkish Naval Academy, Rear Admiral (UH) Ibrahim Ozdem KOCER and Commander Naval Training & Education, Rear Admiral (UH) Kadir YILDIZ. Upon his arrival at Turkish Naval Academy, Admiral

December 13, 2017 12:00 AM Navy chief visits Turkish naval base

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, who is on an official visit to Turkey called on Commander Turkish Fleet, Vice Admiral Ercument Tatlioglu and Commander of Turkish Northern Sea Area, Rear Admiral (UH) Iskender Yildirim. Upon his arrival at Turkish Fleet Headquarters Golcuk Naval Base, Admiral Abbasi was received by Commander 2

December 12, 2017 12:54 PM Pakistan Naval Chief Admiral Abbasi visits Turkey

ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Tuesday arrived in Turkey of on an official visit. During the visit, the Naval Chief called on Commander Turkish Fleet, Vice Admiral Ercument TATLIOGLU and Commander of Turkish Northern Sea Area, Rear Admiral (UH) Iskender YILDIRIM. Upon his arrival at Turkish Fleet Headquarters Golcuk 1

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM Greece to speed up migrant transfer after Turkey deal

ATHENS: Greece will speed up the relocation of thousands of migrants from its overcrowded islands to the mainland before the onset of winter after reaching a deal with Turkey, a key ally in helping to tackle Europe´s migration crisis, government sources said on Monday. Athens persuaded Ankara last week to accept migrant returns from the mainland and not just from the Aegean 1