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April 20, 2018 12:00 AM Japan’s volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

TOKYO: A volcano in southern Japan erupted for the first time in 250 years on Thursday, spewing steam and ash hundreds of metres into the air, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain. "There is a possibility that Mount Io will become more active," said Makoto Saito, an official from the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), confirming 5

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM War on terror: 1,655 cops sacrificed lives in KP

PESHAWAR: As many as 1,655 officers and jawans of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have sacrificed their lives in line of duty during the long years of war against terror and till the 1st quarter of the year 2018. Capital City Police rendered more sacrifices than the cops of other districts in the war against terror. It lost 458 cops till the end of March last, an official 2

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Conte says Man City could dominate for years

LONDON: Antonio Conte says Manchester City could dominate English football for years after Pep Guardiola’s side dethroned Chelsea as Premier League champions. City were crowned champions last weekend with five games of the season still to go and boast a 16-point lead over second-placed Manchester United.“Manchester City is one club that can continue 2

April 19, 2018 12:00 AM Matthysse vows fight ‘to the death’ against Pacquiao

MANILA, Philippines: World champion Lucas Matthysse on Wednesday vowed a fight “to the death” in his July title defence against Manny Pacquiao, describing the Philippine boxing legend a diminished star. But the 35-year-old Argentine — who took the vacant World Boxing Association welterweight title in January — said it was still a “dream-come-true” and “an honour 3

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Stokes aims to restore England’s Test peak

LONDON: Ben Stokes is desperate to inspire England back to the pinnacle of Test cricket, saying the team has “slacked off” in the past two years, slipping to fifth in the world rankings. The 26-year-old all-rounder returned to international cricket in February against New Zealand but could not prevent a 1-0 defeat for the tourists to extend a miserable 2

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan to tee off first Asian Tour golf in 11 years

KARACHI: Pakistan will host its first golf tournament with the Asian Tour in 11 years, organisers announced Tuesday, as international sports gradually returns to a terror-hit country where security has improved. The Chief of Naval Staff Open Golf Championship is set to tee off from July 24 to 27 in Karachi, attracting a talented cast of Asian Tour stars 2

April 18, 2018 12:00 AM CNS vows to make Asian Tour event at KGC huge success

KARACHI: The organisers of the CNS Open Golf Championship, which will mark the return of the Asian Tour to Pakistan, on Tuesday vowed to make the US$300,000 tournament a mega success. Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, the Chief of Naval Staff, said in a statement that Pakistan’s golfing fraternity was thrilled to welcome back the Asian Tour.The Asian Tour will make a welcome 4

April 17, 2018 9:34 PM China Southern Airlines to start Kunming-Islamabad flights

The China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd will be starting flights between Kunming and Islamabad from mid of this year. This was underlined in a meeting of the Airline’s Executives with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Muhammad Mudassir Tipu. The delegation of the airlines Tuesday met the CG in Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, and included Hu Yaohui 3

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Two cases of dengue fever tested positive at HFH

Rawalpindi: One of the three teaching hospitals in town, Holy Family Hospital (HFH) has tested two patients positive for dengue fever, the first confirmed cases of the infection this year though none of the patients are residents of the district. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Monday has revealed that one the patients tested positive for dengue fever 3

April 17, 2018 12:00 AM Seven killed in Indonesia building collapse

BANDUNG, Indonesia: A group of teenagers practicing for a dance and music show were among seven Indonesians killed on Monday when the building they were in collapsed, police said. The accident happened in Cirebon, about 220 kilometres east of Jakarta. A tall warehouse next door collapsed and then crushed the local art centre where the junior high school 2