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Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80

18/08/18    BBC
Kofi Annan, the only black African to become UN secretary-general, has died.
The 80-year-old "passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness", the foundation named after him said.
His home country, Ghana, has declared a week of national mourning. Annan served two terms as UN chief from 1997 to 2006, and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian wor    [More....]

Zardari's non-bailable arrest warrants issued by Karachi banking court: report

17/08/18    By Dawn
A banking court in Karachi on Friday issued non-bailable warrants of arrest against PPP co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari in the fake bank accounts scam case, Radio Pakistan reported.
While hearing a case relating to the money laundering probe, the court directed authorities to present Zardari and other suspects before it by September 4.
However, PP    [More....]

Kabul bomber kills 48 in tuition centre

15/08/18    BBC
Forty-eight people have been killed and 67 injured in a bomb explosion at an education centre in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, the country's health ministry says.
Police say a suicide bomber walked into the centre while teaching was under way and detonated his bomb belt.
Many of those killed are believed to be teenagers who were getting extra tuition as they prepared f    [More....]

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Italy bridge: Genoa motorway bridge collapses 'killing at least 10'

14/08/18    BBC
A major motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of Genoa, leading to vehicles falling some 100m (328ft).
Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said it was likely    [More....]

Venezuela's Maduro to end cheap fuel

14/08/18    BBC
Venezuela's president has said its subsidised fuel prices should rise, to stop smugglers cheating the country out of millions of dollars.
"Gasoline must be sold at an internationa    [More....]

Lawmakers to ensure implementation of assembly rule: Sana Baloch

14/08/18    BalochistanExpress:
QUETTA: Balochistan National Party (Mengal) MPA Sana Baloch talking on point of order at the 11th session of Balochistan Assembly advises lawmakers to ensure implementat    [More....]

Former aide taped 'Trump phone call'

13/08/18    BBC
A former adviser to Donald Trump has released what she says is a tape of a phone call from the US president after her dismissal last year.
In the tape played on US TV channel NBC,    [More....]

We will not take dictation from PML-N, PPP: Sirajul Haq

13/08/18    By Dawn
The first signs of weakness in the joint opposition alliance appeared on Monday when Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) emir Sirajul Haq made it clear that Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal's (MMA) JI-aligne    [More....]

Governor convenes Balochistan Assembly Session today

13/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai has convened the first session of the 11th Balochistan Assembly on Monday (today).
The assembly will meet at 11     [More....]

MNAs take oath for third consecutive democratic government

13/08/18    By Web Desk
ISLAMABAD: Newly-elected MNAs took oath in the inaugural session of the 15th National Assembly on Monday.
The swearing-in marked the third consecutive democratic transfer     [More....]

Unite the Right: White nationalists outnumbered at Washington rally

13/08/18    BBC
White nationalists have staged a rally near the White House in Washington, but were far outnumbered by counter-protesters.
About 20 far-right supporters attended the demonstration    [More....]

13 miner trapped due to explosion in coal mine near Quetta

13/08/18    Balochistan Express
At least 13 were trapped after a gas explosion inside a coal mine in Quetta’s Sanjadi area on Sunday.
According to the initial reports, there are attempts being     [More....]

Unidentified woman snatches newborn from Lahore hospital’s gynae ward

13/08/18    By News Desk
LAHORE: A newborn baby was kidnapped Saturday night here from the city’s Jinnah Hospital, report, citing the child’s family and the hospital administration.
While a    [More....]

Seattle-Tacoma plane thief 'had full airport credentials'

12/08/18    BBC
A man who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle airport and then crashed it was an airline worker with full credentials, authorities say.
The 29-year-old had worked for Hori    [More....]

Romania protests: Thousands hold fresh rallies after clashes

12/08/18    By AFP
Thousands of Romanians are again taking part in an anti-government rally in the capital Bucharest, a day after clashes left more than 400 people injured.
So far the protest nea    [More....]

Military officers to get training in Russia

12/08/18    By Dawn
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani military officers will receive training in Russian Federation military institutes under a recent agreement signed between the two countries.
The deal unde    [More....]

Erdogan vows to defy US ‘threats’ after currency crash

12/08/18    By AFP
ISTANBUL: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Saturday to defy US “threats” over a detained pastor, showing no signs of concessions in a bitter row that has caused the Turkish     [More....]

CPEC to deepen Pak-China friendly ties: CM

12/08/18    Balochistan Express
QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan has said that China-Pakistan Ecnomic Corridor (CPEC) would deepen already friendly ties between China and Pakistan.
Chief Minist    [More....]

Mengal terms 6 point important than ministerial portfolios

11/08/18    By Web Desk
QUETTA: The Balochistan National Party Mengal (BNP-M) Chief Sardar Akhtar Mengal has said that they had announced support for PTI in center and PTI has accepted their six points    [More....]

China mosque demolition sparks standoff in Ningxia

10/08/18    BBC
Hundreds of Muslims in north-western China are engaged in a standoff with authorities to prevent their mosque from being demolished.
Officials said the newly built Weizhou Grand M    [More....]

ECP accepts Imran's apology for violating secrecy of ballot; NA-53 victory notification issued

10/08/18    By Dawn
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Friday accepted Imran Khan's apology for violating secrecy of the ballot on election day and withdrew its notice against him — removing     [More....]

4 killed in shooting in Canadian town, say police

10/08/18    By AFP
A suspect has been arrested after four people were killed on Friday in a shooting in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, police said.
Authorities urged people in the Broo    [More....]

Opposition demands CEC resignation and re-elections

10/08/18    BY Web Desk
QUETTA: Pashtunkhwa Mili Awami Party, MMA, PML N, National Party and other political parties on Thursday demanded immediate resignation of Chief Election Commission vowing to cont    [More....]

PTI and BNP-M Memorandum

10/08/18    Senior leadership of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf and Balochistan National Party met in Quetta on 08th August, 2018 and agreed to the following points which reflects the manifesto of both political par    [More....]

Kamal claims acquisition of simple majority in BA

10/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The President of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) Mir Jam Kamal has said that their six party coalition has acquired 33 simple majority out of 50 members.
Addr    [More....]

Yemen war: Children killed in Saudi-led air strike on bus

09/08/18    BBC:
The bus was travelling through Dahyan market in Saada province at the time.
The health ministry run by the rebel Houthi movement said 43 people were killed. The Red Cross said     [More....]

New Zealand man admits secretly filming 34 women in shower

09/08/18    BBC
A New Zealand man has pleaded guilty to filming 34 women at his guesthouse with covert cameras in shampoo bottles.
The man from Hawke's Bay, North Island - who has not been named     [More....]

MMA, opposition parties block highways in Balochistan

09/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: The Mutahida Majlis e Amal (MMA) and Joint Opposition on Wednesday blocked all highways in Balochistan alleging the General Elections were manipulated and blatant     [More....]

Lady doctor rips apart baby’s head, body

09/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: A lady doctor on Monday ripped apart the head and body of a baby during obstetric hours in Muslim Bagh, on Wednesday, leaving body inside the mother’s womb while     [More....]

PTI, BNP-M agree on 6 point formula in Centre

09/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: Pakistan Tehriek-e-Insaaf (PTI) and Balochistan National Party-Mengal signed 6 point written agreement here on Wednesday which has secured BNP-M’s support for PTI    [More....]

China to hit US with tariffs on US imports worth $16bn

08/08/18    BBC
China's commerce ministry has announced that it will start imposing 25% import duties targeting $16bn (£12.4bn) worth of US goods.
The Chinese counter-move will take effect immed    [More....]

US mid-term elections: Women break records for nominations

08/08/18    BBC:
More women candidates than ever will contest US governorships and House seats in November's mid-term elections.
After Tuesday's primaries across four states, there are now 11 f    [More....]

Opposition parties hold protest against ‘rigging’ outside ECP in Islamabad

08/08/18    By Dawn
The opposition parties are holding their first protest demonstration against alleged rigging in the July 25 general elections outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in Isla    [More....]

Police rescue 24 girls from Indian care home

08/08/18    By Reuters
NEW DELHI: Police have rescued 24 girls and shut down a care home that had been operating illegally in northern India after a youngster living there fled and complained to officers    [More....]

Opposition to hold protest against ‘rigging’ outside ECP today

08/08/18    DawnNews
ISLAMABAD: The opposition parties will hold their first protest demonstration against alleged rigging in the July 25 general elections outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (    [More....]

Shahzain Bugti announces support for Imran Khan

08/08/18    DawnNews
ISLAMABAD: Shahzain Bugti, the president of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) and MNA-elect from National Assembly constituency NA-259 (Dera Bugti), has announced that he will vote for     [More....]

PBC recognises LLB Degree Programme in UoT

08/08/18    Balochistan Express
TURBAT: Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has recognized the University of Turbat and its LLB Degree Program in the Department of Law.
According to evaluation report issu    [More....]

Senate committee seeks explanations over recovery of stamped ballot papers

07/08/18    DawnNews
The Senate's Standing Committee on Interior has sought explanations from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), provincial secretaries and inspector generals of police over the r    [More....]

Eleven U.S. passengers sue Aeromexico over plane crash

07/08/18    By Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Eleven U.S. passengers who survived an Aeromexico [AEROMEX.MX] crash in the northern Mexican state of Durango on July 31 filed lawsuits against the airline in C    [More....]

Iran dismisses US talks offer as Trump reimposes sanctions

07/08/18    By AFP
Iran dismissed a US offer to renegotiate a historic 2015 nuclear deal signed with other major powers as President Donald Trump reimposed crippling sanctions on Tuesday.
Trump's    [More....]

11 killed, nearly 70 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

07/08/18    Agencies
CHICAGO: At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and    [More....]

9th grade student killed in Kholu

07/08/18    BalochistanExpress
QUETTA: A class 9th student was gunned down in Nasao area of district Kholu in an honour killing case, here on Monday.
According to the details, a 9th grade student    [More....]

Lombok: Scores die as quake again hits Indonesian island

06/08/18    BBC
At least 91 people are now known to have died after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Lombok.
Hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday's quake, officials sa    [More....]

Trump admits son met Russian for information on opponent

06/08/18    BBC
US President Donald Trump has admitted his son met a Russian lawyer in June 2016 "to get information on an opponent", but argues it was legal.
It is his most direct statement so f    [More....]

Arrest warrant issued for Hazara MPA-elect in murder case

06/08/18    By Web desk
QUETTA: Ahmed Ali Kohzad — an MPA-elect from the Hazara community who has been declared non-Pakistani by Nadra which has blocked his national identity card on the suspicion that    [More....]

Earthquake leaves 37 dead in Indonesia

06/08/18    By AFP
MATARAM TENGGARA: A major earthquake on the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok killed at least 37 people and injured several, officials said on Sunday, damaging homes and triggering p    [More....]

PSP worker found dead with throat cut in Landhi

06/08/18    By dawn
KARACHI: A worker of the Pak Sarzameen Party was found dead with slit throat in Landhi on Sunday, police said.
They added that the body of Tabish Taqi, 24, was found in Aqeel     [More....]