Pakistan sends recommendations on Kartarpur Corridor to India

Islamabad: Pakistan has issued 14 key recommendations to India on the Kartarpur Corridor to facilitate visa free pilgrimage by Indian Sikhs to Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara, where Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak Dev spent the last 18 years of his life. Pilgrims shall be allowed in groups of minimum 15 people and that Pakistan shall issue a special permit More...

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By Agencies On Saturday, December 29th, 2018
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Egyptian forces kill 40 ‘extremists’ after terror attack

Cairo: Egyptian security forces killed 40 suspected extremists during operations in several parts of the country in response to an attack on a tourist bus a day before that claimed four lives, officials said on More...

By Agencies On Saturday, December 29th, 2018
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Four killed in bombing of tourist bus near Egypt’s pyramids

Cairo: An explosion on Friday targeting a bus carrying Vietnamese tourists on an excursion to the Giza pyramids left four people dead and 10 others wounded, Egyptian authorities said. The bus driver and nine other More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 27th, 2018
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Pakistani government bans Zardari from leaving country

Islamabad: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government on Thursday decided to ban former President and PPP co-Chairperson Asif Ali Zardari and another 171 people, linked to a money laundering case being probed More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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US sanctions will not defeat Iran: Rouhani

Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said that the US would not succeed in destroying the Islamic Republic despite the negative impact of Washington-imposed sanctions on the country’s economic More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 25th, 2018
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US court orders N.Korea to pay $501 mn over Otto Warmbier’s death

Washington: A federal judge in Washington ordered North Korea to pay $501 million to the parents of Otto Warmbier, who died in 2017 shortly after being released from a North Korean prison. North Korean officials More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 24th, 2018
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Nawaz Sharif gets 7-year jail term in graft case

Islamabad: An anti-corruption court in Pakistan on Monday sentenced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to seven years in prison for owning a steel factory abroad without disclosing its ownership. The ruling was More...

By Agencies On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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Tsunami toll in Indonesia rises to 222

Jakarta: The death toll from the tsunami triggered by volcano eruption in Indonesia rose to 222, and over 800 people were injured on Sunday. I ran straight to the hotel, where my wife and my son were sleeping The More...

By Agencies On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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US to withdraw 7,000 troops from Afghanistan

Washington: The Donald Trump administration has ordered the US military to start withdrawing roughly 7,000 troops from Afghanistan, a move that is likely to plunge the war-torn country further into chaos. The Afghanistan More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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US church hid names of 500 priests accused of sexual abuse

Washington: The six Catholic dioceses of US’ Illinois state hid the names of at least 500 priests accused of sexual abuse, the state’s Attorney General has announced. In many cases, the accusations had More...