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  • Pakistan opens President House to public

    Islamabad, The common man in Pakistan became privileged on Sunday, when the President House opened its doors to the public, for the first time in the country's history. Earlier, the Pakistan government had opened Governor Houses in Punjab, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, apart from a...

  • Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job

    Washington: President Donald Trump has announced that his chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of the year. There have been persistent reports for several days that Gen Kelly was under pressure to go. Some reports said that the retired Marine Corps general's...

  • Somali security forces kill 6 al-Shabab militants

    Mogadishu,) Somali security forces killed six al-Shabab militants during a joint security operation in Basra, southern Somalia, on Saturday night. 'A security operation carried out by the security forces in the Basra area killed six al-Shabab members, and the head of the group was arrested,'...

  • UK court to pronounce verdict on Mallya's extradition to India on Dec 10

    New Delhi, : The fate of the beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya will be decided on Monday (December 10) as a UK court will deliver its verdict on his extradition to India. Mallya has been facing trial in a Rs 9,000 Cr bank fraud and money laundering case. It may be recalled that on...

  • Indo-Pak Trade: engine for prosperity

    Islamabad, Prime Minister's Adviser on Institutional Reforms and Austerity, Dr Ishrat Hussain said India and Pakistan had a trade potential of $37 billion which could be proved a powerful engine for the shared prosperity and reducing inequalities in the region. He was speaking at the...

  • Bank robbery attempt in Brazil: at least 12 dead

    Rio De Janeiro, ) At least 12 people, including two children, were killed when a shootout broke out between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs, local authorities in north-eastern Brazil said on Saturday. Six hostages, among them two children, died in the shooting, local media...

  • 12 killed as rubber boat capsizes off Misrata

    Tripoli, At least 12 people were killed when a rubber boat capsized off Misrata, Libya, the UN migration agency has said. While three passengers from the boat, which spent more than ten days at the sea, remain missing, ten others were rescued and returned to Libya where they were treated by...

  • Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai to receive Harvard award for activism

    Islamabad,Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is being honoured by Harvard University on Thursday for her work promoting girls' education. Harvard's Kennedy School says Yousafzai will be awarded the 2018 Gleitsman Award at a ceremony, Dawn reported, quoting Harvard officials. Yousafzai...

  • 4.1 magnitude earthquake strikes central Iran

    Tehran, An earthquake measuring 4. 1 on the Richter scale shook suburbs of Fereydounshahr in Isfahan province of central Iran. The quake occurred at a depth of 10 km underground, Iran's News Agency IRNA reported, citing the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of Tehran...

  • Agusta Westland scam: Michel to be brought to India

    Dubai, It is reported that the Dubai government has ordered extradition of Christian Michel, alleged middleman in the VVIP chopper scandal. A formal administrative order by the Dubai government was long awaited after the Dubai's highest Court had rejected Michel's plea against...

  • Imran falsifying the ground realities for ominous gains

    New Delhi,. Imran Khan, the Pakistani Prime Minister cannot repudiate his moral responsibility by simply uttering 'his government had inherited the issue and hence he could not be held responsible for the past.' He must be true to his own words that his government has inherited the issue. Since he...

  • Afghanistan: More than 35 Talibans killed

    Kabul, More than 35 militants of the Taliban have been killed and a number of others suffered injuries in the southern Afghan Kandahar province, according to the Khaama Press News Agency. The militants were killed as a result of explosion in their own bomb-laden armored vehicle. The...

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