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MQM member held in London

A member of one of Pakistan’s major political parties, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, was arrested in London on Wednesday on suspicion of money laundering, the party said.

South Korea to pay $380,000 to ferry victims’ kin

South Korea said it would pay about $380,000 in compensation for each of the 250 students who died in the 2014 ferry disaster, although some victims’ families accused the Government of trying to diver

Iraq PM in Tikrit as ISIS firing sputters

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi (centre) visits Tikrit on Wednesday, a day after he declared victory in the weeks-long battle to retake the city from the ISIS. (Photo: AFP)

Heir to Getty fortune found dead


Los Angeles police Captain William P. Hayes speaks to the media in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)

Fire near India House caused by electric fault

More than 2,000 people were on Tuesday evacuated from buildings in central London as toxic smoke filled the streets after an electrical fault triggered a massive underground fire near the Indian high

Palestine joins ICC, looks to target Israel

Holding Israel accountable.

Yemeni Houthis and their Army allies reach central Aden in tanks


Yemeni men, holding posters of Shia Houthi rebel leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi and placards, chant slogans while denouncing the US and Israel during a protest against Saudi-led airstrikes in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran, Iran, on Wednesday.(Photo: AP)

US-Iran thaw spurred Saudi Arabia’s Yemen action

Wary of a rapprochement between Washington and arch-rival Iran, Saudi Arabia has taken matters into its own hands by leading an air war against Shia rebels in Yemen, experts say.

Saudi Arabia seek Pakistan military aid in Yemen operations

Saudi Arabia has formally sought Pakistan’s military assistance as the country is engaged in an ongoing conflict in Yemen, officials here said on Wednesday.

When a 71-year-old nun, who has dedicated her life to the service of society, is gangraped, it becomes a symbol of our collective shame.

The recent crisis in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has cynics chuckling quietly to themselves. They insist that ideals and utopias are alien to politics.