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  • Chinese, Indian leaders to meet this week

    April 23, 2018 12:00 AM

    BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet in central China this week, Beijing announced on Sunday, as the Asian powers work to improve strained ties. The two leaders will hold an "informal summit" in the city of Wuhan on Friday and Saturday, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said after talks with his Indian counterpart

  • Polish men detained over Hitler’s birthday concert

    April 23, 2018 12:00 AM

    WARSAW: Two men have been detained in Poland on suspicion of spreading fascism by organising a concert to mark Adolf Hitler’s birthday, a prosecutor told AFP on Sunday. The men, who have not been identified, were detained during a series of raids in Dzierzoniow on Saturday evening by around 300 policemen and agents from Poland’s Internal Security Agency

  • Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine Saturday but has no plans to visit it to avoid tensions ahead of a three-way meeting with China and South Korea, officials and local media said. Abe sent a sacred “masakaki” tree bearing his name to the shrine as it started a three-day spring festival

  • Australian dog receives police honours for keeping lost child safe

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    SYDNEY: A deaf and partially blind dog that kept a lost three-year-old girl safe in Australian bushland overnight was awarded police honours Saturday after leading rescuers to the child. Emergency services began a search on foot and from the air for Aurora Friday after the young girl wandered off into bushland on a rural property in Queensland state

  • No military alliance with Pakistan: China

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    BEIJING: There is no military alliance between China and Pakistan, but China's arms exports to Pakistan are a powerful weapon to safeguard the South Asian country's military sovereignty, says a report published in the Chinese official daily, the Global Times on Saturday. Pakistan has been shunning the US in favor of Chinese high-technology weapons, the Financial

  • Russia yet to be notified about US lawsuit notice

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    MOSCOW: Russia has not been officially notified about the US Democratic Party's lawsuit over the results of the 2016 presidential election in the United States, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, US President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging

  • Iran terms US rights report ‘biased’

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    TEHRAN: Iran rejected the latest US human rights report as hypocritical on Saturday, saying it was "biased by political objectives". "Iran considers the annual report by the US State Department and in particular allegations raised about human rights in Iran as absolutely biased by political objectives, which depicts a distorted and unrealistic image

  • Two boys assaulted in Kasur

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    KASUR: Two boys were assaulted in separate incidents here. M Shafique told Mustafabad police that his eight-year-old son Ali Ahmed went to a nearby stadium for cycling where accused Irfan and Azmat sodomised him. College student M Abdullah went to see his father in fields where Constable Saleem Qamar allegedly kidnapped him and sodomised him. Pattoki

  • 4 kill landowner for levelling allegation of stealing wheat

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    FAISALABAD: Four people killed a landowner and injured his brother for levelling allegation of stealing wheat from their fields. Muhammad Yousaf of Chak 418/GB, Tandlianwala, and his brother Liaqat Ali had levelled allegation of stealing wheat from their fields against Waris, Shaukat and two others. On Saturday, Waris, Shaukat and two others allegedly

  • Sikh Yatrees leave for India

    April 22, 2018 12:00 AM

    LAHORE:The Sikh Yatrees after attending the Besakhi festival returned to their homeland on Saturday by special trains. The first train with 650 Sikh Yatrees on board, left for India via Wagah border early in the morning, while a total of 1,730 pilgrims returned to India in three trains. The Besakhi festival is a long established harvest festival in Punjab