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July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi woman may face charge, jail for hugging pop star

RIYADH: A woman may face charges under a new harassment law in Saudi Arabia after storming a stage to hug a pop star, authorities and local media said Sunday. The woman could face two years in prison and a fine of up to 100,000 Saudi riyals ($27,000, 23,000 euros), attorney Abdulkarim al-Qadi told the Okaz news site. The woman, who has not been identified

July 13, 2018 12:00 AM Turkey detains three French over alleged PKK links

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey: Turkish security forces on Thursday detained 16 suspects, including three French nationals, in the Kurdish-majority southeast over alleged ties to outlawed Kurdish militants, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. The operation was launched in the Beytussebap district of Sirnak province bordering Iraq to capture supporters of the Kurdistan 2

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM BBC says its best-paid TV and radio stars are all men

LONDON: The BBC´s 12 best-paid stars are all men, according to figures published late on Tuesday by Britain´s public broadcaster, which is grappling with a gender equality scandal in which one of its most senior correspondents resigned from her role. The BBC issued a public apology last month to former China editor Carrie Gracie, who quit that job in January 3

July 10, 2018 8:41 AM Rahim Yar Khan man stabs woman to death for resisting assault

A man stabbed a woman to death in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Rahim Yar Khan on Monday night before fleeing the crime scene. The accused, identified as Muneeb, had reportedly picked up his cousin, Shamim, from the hospital where she worked as a midwife under the pretense of dropping her home, but instead took her to a different house where he was employed

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to feature in Asian Ju-Jitsu Championship

KARACHI: Pakistan Ju-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) is sending a ten-member national team to feature in the 3rd Asian Ju-Jitsu Championship 2018. According to a PJJF official, five men and one woman along with three officials would participate in the event scheduled to be held in Aktau, Kazakhstan, from July 11-14.Squad: Muhammad Ali Rasheed, Dilawar Khan Sanan 1

July 6, 2018 12:00 AM MMA fields 13 female candidates on direct NA seats

ISLAMABAD: The religious parties under the umbrella of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) has fielded 13 woman candidates on general seats of National Assembly and 20 constituencies of four provincial assemblies. As per requirement as given in the Election Act, 2017, every party is needed to give 5% of its total candidates to women. As many as 191 MMA candidates

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM Top Hong Kong court grants UK lesbian right to spousal visa

HONG KONG: Hong Kong´s top court ruled on Wednesday that a British lesbian should be granted a spousal visa in a landmark judgment that could open the door for expatriate same-sex partners to move to the Chinese-ruled city. The British woman, who requested to be identified only as QT in court, sued the director of immigration in 2014 after she was denied 2

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM 2 murdered in Okara incidents

OKARA: Two people, including a woman, were murdered in separate incidents on Wednesday. Muhammad Imran of 48/GD village was beaten to death with sticks by accused Shafqat Abbas and his accomplices over an employment issue. Ansar Ali and Ali Raza shot dead Zakian Bibi of Lakhan village over her ‘character’. Police have registered cases. TWO DIE IN ROAD ACCIDENT 1

July 4, 2018 12:00 AM First woman becomes mayor of Tunis

TUNIS: Islamist-backed candidate Souad Abderrahim defeated a city official who served under ousted despot Zine el Abidine Ben Ali on Tuesday to become the first woman mayor of the Tunisian capital. "I dedicate this victory to all Tunisian women," Abderrahim said. "My first task will be to improve the face of Tunis." Deteriorating waste disposal services 1

July 1, 2018 11:51 AM Police find 11 of a family dead at home in New Delhi

Police in India's capital New Delhi said they found 11 bodies in a home in mysterious circumstances on Sunday, 10 of them blindfolded and hanging from the roof. The victims belonged to the same family and most of them had lived in the same home in Burari village in the northern part of New Delhi, said police officer Vineet Kumar. Police are investigating 2