Thursday, August 17, 2017

Saudi king orders reopening of border with Qatar for Hajj pilgrims

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz has ordered the authorities to reopen the border with Qatar to facilitate the annual hajj pilgrimage. The Arabian border with Qatar, Salwa border crossing, had

Ku Klux Klan thanks Trump for condemning ‘leftist terrorists’!

M. M. ALAM WASHINGTON: Commenting on the incident of car-plowing into counter-protesters that killed one, Trump blamed both sides for the tragedy. This statement has been cheered by the Ku Klux Klan

Fire breaks out at London Southend Airport, nobody hurt

LONDON: A huge fire broke out at the London Southend Airport, with firefighters and six fire engines battling the blaze,” Russian media reported today. An airport spokesperson told the media that a

PIA drug-trafficking scandal: ANF Chief to exchange notes with UK authorities!

M. M. ALAM LONDON: Chief of Pakistan's Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) will be visiting UK next week in order to exchange notes with the authorities here regarding the moles at Heathrow Airport that had been

CG Grace Shelton celebrates 70 years of Pak-U.S. friendship with students

M. M. ALAM KARACHI:   Grace Shelton, Consul General of US here, joined some 400 Pakistani students and teachers at the Marriott Hotel here today to celebrate the 70 years of enduring and mutually supportive

UN chief concerned about treatment of refugees in India

NEW YORK: United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres is concerned about the treatment of refugees in India and the recent announcement by New Delhi to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees, his

Tillerson invites Pakistan FM to visit Washington

ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today telephoned Foreign Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif and congratulated the latter on Pakistan’s Independence Day, said a Foreign Office statement. “He

World’s oldest man Kristal died at the age of 113!

AIMAN INAM LONDON: The world’s oldest man named Israel Kristal passed away in Israel at the age of 113, reported sources. According to the details, on Sept. 15, 1903, Kristal was born in Poland and

Violence in far-right rally in Virginia: Man who rammed car on crowd charged with murder

M. M. ALAM VIRGINIA: The tranquil university town of Charlottesville transformed into a battlefield on Saturday (12th of August) when armed Neo-Nazis and white supremacists fought police and counter-protesters.  At


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