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  • Anger in Mosul as Islamic State destroys historic mosque

    June 22, 2017 5:24 PM 2

    MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq The leaning al-Hadba minaret that towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants, but Iraq's prime minister said the act marked their final defeat in the city. "In the early morning, I climbed up to the roof of my house and was stunned to see the Hadba minaret had gone," Nashwan

  • Pakistan condemns bomb blast in Helmand

    June 22, 2017 3:09 PM 2

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday strongly condemned a car bomb explosion close to a bank branch in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province, resulting in loss and injuries of many innocent lives. Afghan officials say at least 29 people, including military personnel, who gathered at the Kabul Bank branch to draw their salaries ahead of the Muslim festival

  • Heir liftedUnderstanding Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince

    June 22, 2017 2:32 PM 2

    Muhammad bin Salman is a shocking yet predictable choice FROM the moment he was named deputy crown prince in April 2015, Muhammad bin Salman seemed destined for the throne. The favourite son of King Salman, aged only 29 at the time, was handed control of the kingdom’s economy and made responsible for its defence. His youthful face was plastered on billboards

  • World population to reach 9.8 billion by 2050: UN – Daily Pakistan

    June 22, 2017 2:27 PM 5

    UNITED NATIONS – The world population will increase to 9.8 billion people by 2050, a United Nations report says, despite a nearly global decrease in fertility rates. The global population increased from 7.4 billion in 2015 to where it stands currently at 7.6 billion, according to the UN. “With roughly 83 million people being added to the world’s population

  • Taliban car bombing at Afghan bank kills 34, wounds dozens

    June 22, 2017 12:01 PM 3

    LASHKAR GAH: At least 34 people were killed Thursday when a Taliban car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistan's Lashkar Gah city as people were queuing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramazan. Dozens of wounded people were rushed to hospital on makeshift stretchers after the bombing at New Kabul Bank which upturned

  • Fidget Spinners Are the Old Thing, Now It's About The Toothpick Crossbow in China

    June 22, 2017 11:08 AM 3

    Handheld miniature crossbows designed to shoot toothpicks are the latest trending toy in China. But this is no innocuous fidget-spinner. Parents have raised concerns that the toy crossbows can be loaded with nails, glass, and other ‘ammunition.’ The crossbows can be bought for just $1 and tests have shown that, if loaded with a needle, the crossbow can shatter

  • El Al Can No Longer Ask Passengers to Change Seats to Accommodate ultra-Orthodox Men, Israeli Court Rules

    June 22, 2017 9:15 AM 3 1

    El Al forced to change its policy and pay damages to Renee Rabinowitz, the 83-year-old Holocaust survivor who filed the suit A new court ruling explicitly forbids flight attendants for Israeli airlines from asking women to switch seats to accommodate ultra-Orthodox men who won’t sit next to them – and has awarded damages to Renee Rabinowitz, a Holocaust

  • Govt to relocate three Afghan camps in Mansehra

    June 22, 2017 7:04 AM 2

    MANSEHRA: With the financial facilitation of Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (Safron), the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government would shift three Afghan refugee camps, coming in the way of Hazara motorway, in Mansehra. The motorway is to be constructed under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Kahaki, Sheikhabad and Ichrian Afghan refugee camps

  • Trump, new Saudi crown prince share hardline views on Iran but risks abound

    June 22, 2017 6:12 AM 4

    WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia's new crown prince and likely next king shares US President Donald Trump's hawkish view of Iran, but a more confrontational approach toward Tehran carries a risk of escalation in an unstable region, current and former US officials said. Iran will almost certainly respond to a more aggressive posture by the United States and its chief

  • Turkish President, Saudi King Discuss Qatar Diplomatic Row

    June 22, 2017 5:49 AM 4

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Saudi King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud held a phone talks early on Thursday and discussed the ongoing diplomatic crisis around Qatar and the appointment of the new Saudi crown prince, media reported. President Erdogan and King Salman also agreed to hold a meeting on the sidelines of the upcoming G20 summit, which