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At least 43 killed in Kabul govt compound attack

Kabul: An hours-long gun and suicide attack on a Kabul government compound killed at least 43 people, the health ministry said Tuesday, making it one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghan capital this year. Please like & share: Read More »

Sirisena meets party organizers

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has held a meeting with his party’s electoral organisers, fuelling speculation that the SLPF Chairman, who was recently at the centre of an unprecedented political standoff, may be hoping for a possible presidential re-run in 2019. Please like & share: Read More »

Jinnah was concerned for Muslims during Partition: Imran

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday again compared the treatment of minorities in his country and India, saying these communities would be treated as equal citizens in “Naya Pakistan”, “unlike what is happening in India”, days after stating that he would “show” the Narendra Modi government “how to treat minorities”. Please like & share: Read More »

Nawaz Sharif shifted to Kot Lakhpat jail in Lahore

Lahore: Pakistan’s ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted to Kot Lakhpat jail here on Tuesday, a day after an anti-corruption court sentenced him to seven years in prison in a graft case linked to the high-profile Panama Papers scandal. Please like & share: Read More »

Hunt for survivors as Indonesian tsunami death toll tops 280

Carita (Indonesia): Indonesian rescuers raced to find survivors Monday after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves. Please like & share: Read More »

Nawaz Sharif gets 7 years imprisonment in Al-Azizia case

Islamabad: An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Monday sentenced ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in jail in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case while acquitting him in the Flagship Investments corruption case in the high-profile Panama Papers scandal. Please like & share: Read More »

Christmas Tree ‘to remain dark’ amid government shutdown

Washington : The US National Christmas Tree is likely to remain dark and closed to the public on Christmas eve amid the partial government shutdown that according to authorities has “complicated” repairs for the tree damaged by a man who climbed up the blue spruce last week. Please like & share: Read More »

Volcano-triggered tsunami leaves 222 dead in Indonesia

CARITA: A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further. Please like & share: Read More »