Politics

  Ukrainian premier submits resignation

KIEV: The prime minister of protest-torn Ukraine submitted his resignation on Tuesday, saying he hoped the move would help bring peaceful resolution to the crisis that has gripped the country for two months. Mykola Azarov's resignation would remove o...

  Ukraine president accepts resignation of PM, entire cabinet: official

KIEV: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in a decree on Tuesday accepted the offer of resignation from Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and the entire cabinet. "I accept the resignation of Mykola Azarov and as a consequence the resignation of the enti...

  MQM leadership summons Sindh Governor Ebad: sources

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leadership has summoned Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad in London, sources said. According to the sources, former interior minister Rehman Malik had conveyed a special message of former president Asif Ali Zarda...

  Date for LB polls to be announced in February: Khattak

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez khattak has said the date for holding local bodies elections in the province would be announced in February. Addressing a news conference with senior provincial minister Sirajul Haq, Khattak said tha...

  Trierweiler arrives in India after split with Hollande

MUMBAI: Valerie Trierweiler, the ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, arrived in India Monday on a charity mission despite an announcement two days earlier that the couple have split. Trierweiler will promote a French charity in the fina...

  France's 'bachelor' president begins new chapter after split

PARIS: French leader Francois Hollande on Sunday began a new chapter in his presidency after splitting from his partner of eight years following an affair with a younger actress. Under intense media scrutiny since the revelation of the affair two wee...

  French president splits with partner after affair

PARIS: French President Francois Hollande on Saturday told AFP he has split with his longstanding partner Valerie Trierweiler after his affair with an actress nearly 20 years his junior. The announcement came after a day of rumours in the French medi...

  India celebrates Republic day, Kashmiris observing black day

ndia celebrating 64th Republic Day today NEW DELHI: India is celebrating its 64th Republic Day on Sunday amid strict security arrangements, while the still enchained people of Kashmir observing this as a black day, media reported. The day is being ma...

  MQM Mehfil-e-Naat: Alatf calls for national unity

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has appealed to the people to end their differences and disputes as Pakistan was passing through the most crucial time. He was speaking at Mehfil-e-Naat organized by the MQM on Friday. A lar...

  Election Tribunal rejects PTI plea

KARACHI: Election Tribunal has rejected plea of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) against victory of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) candidate Iqbal Muhammad Ali from NA-256 constituency, media reported. The Election Tribunal had got verified thumb impre...

  Three years before the vote, Clinton machine gears up

WASHINGTON: With the news that America´s largest liberal fundraising group is to back a Hillary Clinton presidential bid in 2016, a growing sense of inevitability is building around her prospective candidacy. The former secretary of state who once oc...

  Different towns of Sindh observing shutter down strike

HYDERABAD: A shutter down strike is being observed on Saturday in different towns of the province of Sindh on the call of Jeay Sindh Mutahidda Mahaz (JSMM) in protest against the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance and the statement relating division of...

  Celebratory gunfire as new commerce minister arrives in hometown

GUJRANWALA: In his first visit to the city after being appointed State Minister for Commerce, Khurram Dastagir was welcomed with aerial firing by PML-N workers. In dense traffic on GT Road, PML-N workers fired shots into the air showing a total disre...

  By-polls underway in NA 69, PK-50

KHUSHAB: The polling for by-elections started in Punjab’s NA-69 Khushab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s PK- 50 Haripur constituencies for a National Assembly seat on Thursday, media reported. A total of 3, 37,645 registered voters will use their polling rig...

  Zardari tasks Malik for PPP-MQM harmony

KARACHI: Former president Asif Ali Zardari has again delegated the task of bringing Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) closer on local bodies system to none other than Senator Rehman Malik, media reported. According to s...

  Thai protesters fight on despite state of emergency

BANGKOK: Defiant Thai opposition protesters vowed to ignore a state of emergency that came into force across the tense capital on Wednesday, refusing to abandon their fight to bring down the government. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is under int...

  Thailand imposes emergency rule to deal with protests

BANGKOK: Thailand on Tuesday declared a 60-day state of emergency in Bangkok and surrounding areas to tackle mass street protests aimed at overthrowing the government. "The cabinet decided to invoke the emergency decree to take care of the situation ...

  Police clash with supporters of ´anarchist´ Delhi minister

NEW DELHI: Indian riot police armed with batons beat back dozens of supporters of Delhi´s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday to prevent them from joining the self-declared anarchist at a sit-in protest. On the second day of his dramatic showdo...

  Embattled Turkey PM faces tough visit to EU

ANKARA: Turkey´s embattled Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sought Monday to downplay the risk of a crisis with the European Union as he headed to Brussels facing a row over controversial judical reforms. European officials have voiced deep concer...

  Shashi Tharoor's wife died of 'drug overdose': report

NEW DELHI: The wife of Indian minister Shahshi Tharoor, found dead in a luxury hotel after accusing her husband of being unfaithful, appeared to have died of drug overdose, news agency Press Trust of India said Monday. Tharoor, 57, the junior human r...


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Feature / Analysis

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