Terrorism

  Student groups clash at BZU in Multan

MULTAN: A clash between two student groups at the Bahauddin Zakariya University (BZU) left five injured here on Tuesday. A large contingent of the police entered the university to bring the situation under control. The clash began when an altercation...

  Obama urges Putin to rein in Ukraine insurgents

SLAVYANSK: US President Barack Obama urged Russian leader Vladimir Putin in a phone call Monday to press pro-Moscow groups to lay down their arms in Ukraine, as the Kiev government sought UN help to tackle the growing insurgency. Tensions between the...

  Bomb attack in Cairo wounds 2 police, civilian

CAIRO: Two Egyptian policemen and a civilian were wounded in a bomb attack targeting a security checkpoint in central Cairo on Tuesday, officials and a medic said. The device, which was placed between two cars near the checkpoint at Al-Galaa Square i...

  Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON: The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them. Vice President Joe Biden, Mas...

  Afghan deputy minister kidnapped: officials

KABUL: A senior Afghan government official was kidnapped along with his driver on his way to work in Kabul on Tuesday, an interior ministry official said. Ahmad Shah Waheed, deputy minister for public works, was taken by gunmen at around 7:00 am (023...

  Talks with Taliban over release of Prof Ajmal, Gilani and Taseer’s sons: Ibrahim

ISLAMABAD: Taliban committee member Professor Ibrahim said talks are being held with the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) for the release of Professor Ajmal, Haider Gilani and Shahbaz Taseer. Speaking to media, Professor Ibrahim said there was no dead...

  Suspected cannibals sent on 7-day judicial remand

SARGODHA: Two brothers suspected of cannibalism were produced before an anti-terrorism court and sent on seven day judicial remand. Earlier on Tuesday, police arrested Farman Ali a day after his brother was detained following the discovery of a child...

  CIA’s Pakistan drone campaign carried out by US air force: Report

LONDON: A report published in ‘The Guardian’ reveals that a US air force unit in the Nevada desert is flying the CIA’s drone strike programme in Pakistan. The report published in ‘The Guardian’ is based on a documentary ‘Drone’ in which former drone ...

  Sahiwal rape case: CM Punjab suspends negligent police officials

SAHIWAL: Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif visited the family of the rape victim in Sahiwal and suspended the police officers for mishandling and delaying the case, media reported on Tuesday. CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif reached the victim’s hous...

  Special Court resumes treason case hearing against Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: The Special Court has resumed the hearing of high treason case against former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf after the interval of two weeks on Tuesday, media reported. A three-member special court headed by Justice Faisal Arab ...

  Police arrest the second suspect for cannibalism

BHAKKAR: Police Tuesday arrested a second man suspected along with his brother of eating a newborn baby whose head was found at their home, officials said. Farman Ali was detained a day after police arrested his brother Mohammad Arif following the gr...

  Altaf demands to stop illegal activities of ‘death squad’

LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has expressed concerned over “illegal arrests” of the party workers by alleged police personnel in civilian cloths. In a statement issued here Monday, Altaf Hussain demanded of the Karachi Po...

  MQM claims workers being picked up, tortured

KARACHI: The Rabitta Committee of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Monday expressed serious concern over what it claimed the continuing arrests of ‘innocent workers by law enforcers in civvies and killings of Urdu speaking professionals’ in various par...

  Blast in Nigerian capital kills 71

ABUJA: Police say an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria’s capital has killed at least 71 people and wounded 124. Police spokesman Frank Mba says Monday’s blast destroyed 16 luxury coaches and 24 minibuses. There was only beli...

  Hollande, Obama share ´concern´ over Ukraine violence

PARIS: Presidents Francois Hollande of France and Barack Obama of the US share the same "concern" over the violence witnessed in east Ukraine over the past few days, the French presidency said in a statement Monday. The two leaders voiced their worry...

  Pakistan HC seeks FO response over Altaf NIC, passport

LONDON: The Pakistan High Commission in London has sought the opinion of Pakistan Foreign Office in connection with the application of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief, Altaf Hussain for issuance of national ID card and renewal of green passport....

  Opposition to present amendment over PM’s persistent absence from Senate

ISLAMABAD: The continued absence of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif from the Senate ever since he assumed the coveted office has urged the Opposition parties to introduce an amendment in the Senate rules, media reported on Monday. According to s...

  Govt has not demanded release of Gilani and Taseer’s sons: Shah

ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly, Khursheed Shah said Monday that the government had not demanded the release of Yousaf Raza Gilani and Salman Taseer’s sons during the dialogue process with the Taliban. In a statement, Shah expre...

  Difference emerge between TTP groups

ISLAMABAD: Difference between two groups of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have come to the forefront. Spokesman of the TTP Hakimullah Mehsud group, Haji Daud said Monday that Khan Saeed Sajna wanted to seize control of South Waziristan. Daud ad...

  Balochistan issue worsened from one corpse to mass graves: Akhtar Mengal

KARACHI: Leader of Balochistan National Party (BNP), Akhtar Mengal Monday said although the government has changed, the situation of Balochistan continues to remain the same. “The situation has worsened from one corpse to mass graves,” he lamented wh...


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Feature / Analysis

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Opinion

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    Afghanistan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani is spending nearly $150,...

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