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Pakistan bound to rise after meeting challenges: COAS

GUJAR KHAN: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said that Pakistan had come a long way in responding to its challenges and was bound to...

Accountability court likely to begin trial in Sharif family’s corruption references

Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired captain Muhammad Safdar on Wednesday have reached the Accountability Court to stand...

US Senate panel questions Trump’s authority to launch nuclear weapons

A U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday held the first congressional hearing in more than four decades on the president’s authority to launch a nuclear strike, amid...

Hate crimes increase second year in a row in US, FBI report says

Hate crimes in the U.S. saw a 4.6 percent increase in 2016, jumping to 6,121 reported incidents from 5,800 the previous year, an FBI report said. The report, which...

Accountability court urged to seize Hassan, Hussain Nawaz’s assets

As the deadline for Nawaz Sharif’s sons to appear in court in connection to the accountability references against them lapsed, the National Accountability Bureau...

Iran quake death toll climbs to 421, search on for survivors

TEHRAN: Teams of Iranian rescuers dug through rubble in a hunt for survivors on Monday after a major earthquake struck the Iran-Iraq border region, killing at least 421...

Lebanon PM says free in Saudi and will return home ‘soon’

Saad Hariri, whose resignation as Lebanon’s prime minister a week ago sent shockwaves across the region, said Sunday he is “free” in Saudi Arabia and will...

Visitors tour the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum during the opening ceremony

Dancers from Korean musical ensemble “Baraji” perform during the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum. Visitors tour the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum during the...

Air show kicks off in Dubai

Kabul, Nato asked to eliminate terror sanctuaries in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD/KHAR: The Pakistan Army on Monday asked Afghanistan and Nato’s Resolute Support Mission (RSM) to ‘do more’ to eliminate terrorist sanctuaries on the...