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WW1 grenade found in French potato shipment

The device was safely detonated after it was discovered at the Calbee snacks factory on Saturday.

03 Feb 2019 10:12 AM

Putin says Russia exiting missile treaty in response to US move

President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia was suspending its participation in a key Cold War-era missile treaty.

02 Feb 2019 4:56 PM

China to provide USD 2.5 billion loan to Pakistan to boost foreign reserves

Pakistan is nearly broke with the drying up of foreign cash reserves and mounting external debt.

02 Feb 2019 3:39 PM

‘Vampire killer’ who cut up friend’s body, drank blood found faking as doctor

A Russian man was charged with faking documents to work as a hospital doctor after reportedly spending a decade in a psychiatric facility.

02 Feb 2019 11:48 AM

Pakistan launches dollar bond to save economy

Prime Minister Khan said Pakistan could become a role model for developing world once the ongoing efforts by the government came to fruition.

02 Feb 2019 7:41 AM

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Plane skids off runway, closing parts of Tokyo's Narita main hub

The officials and the carrier said the 201 passengers and crew had all been escorted off the Boeing 787 jet with no serious injuries.

01 Feb 2019 10:40 AM

US calls for Russian, Chinese nuclear transparency

The United States called for more transparency as it accused Russia and China of not fully reporting their nuclear programmes.

30 Jan 2019 12:39 PM

Blasphemy: Pak upholds Aasia Bibi acquittal

The CJP said lawyer of Qari Salim, a cleric who made the first official complaint against Bibi in 2009, had failed to find any flaw in the verdict.

30 Jan 2019 1:37 AM

Suman Bodani is Pak’s first Hindu woman judge

Bodani’s elder sister is a software engineer and another sister is a chartered accountant.

30 Jan 2019 1:36 AM

Suman Kumari becomes Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge

Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman in Pakistan to be appointed as a civil judge, according to a media report.

29 Jan 2019 12:56 PM

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Pakistan to complete fencing of 2,600-km-long Afghan border by next year

The Pakistan Army has said that the fencing of a substantial portion of the over 2,600-km-long Afghan border has been completed.

28 Jan 2019 3:17 PM

Pakistan team in India, to visit Chenab basin in J&K

A three-member Pakistani delegation arrived in India on Sunday to inspect the Indian construction projects, including dams sites on the river Chenab.

28 Jan 2019 12:55 AM

Singapore President, PM congratulate Indians on Republic Day

The longstanding friendship between Singapore and India continues to expand with each passing year.

27 Jan 2019 11:16 AM

Malaysia scraps multi-billion dollar China-backed project

Economics minister Azmin Ali said Malaysia made the decision two days ago on the 19.6 billion dollars east coast rail link.

26 Jan 2019 2:23 PM

Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over Trump letter: KCNA

North Korea's Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a letter from US President Donald Trump.

24 Jan 2019 12:14 PM

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Nawaz Sharif’s condition very serious, says doctor

However, Mr Sharif’s cardiologist Adnan Khan termed his condition as “very serious” and said he should be shifted to hospital without any delay.

24 Jan 2019 5:24 AM

Nawaz Sharif 'needs aggressive medication' to avoid heart trouble

Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year sentence in a Lahore jail, was rushed to a hospital on Tuesday.

23 Jan 2019 3:58 PM

Pak court temporarily halts Mumbai attack case hearing

A Pakistani has temporarily halted the hearing of the 2008 Mumbai attack case to let the prosecutor produce more witnesses.

23 Jan 2019 3:07 PM

UAE, Pakistan sign USD 3 billion bailout package to shore up economy

The UAE in December last year had announced to provide USD 3 billion financial assistance to Pakistan.

23 Jan 2019 10:41 AM

Nawaz Sharif shifted to hospital from jail

Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who is serving a seven-year imprisonment in a Lahore jail, was rushed to a hospital.

22 Jan 2019 4:06 PM

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