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At least 13 killed as rockslide hits shacks in Karachi

KARACHI: At least 13 people, including seven children died as a rockslide hit shanties erected in Karachi’s Gulistan-i-Jauhar area early Tuesday, rescue sources said. Rescue teams at the site of the incident. ─ DawnNews screengrab. Rescue teams reached the site of the incident and recovered the bodies of three women, ...

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Power outage will end by March 2018, assures Ishaq Dar

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – A new deadline and a new tall claim by government came out as Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Tuesday stated that load-shedding would come to an end till March 2018. While addressing a seminar over national economy, Ishaq Dar said that the incumbent Pakistan ...

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COAS honoured for fighting terror, regional peace in Ankara

ANKARA: Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday conferred with the ‘Turkish Legend of Merit’ award for his services for regional peace and courageously handling the menace of terrorism. In messages shared on social media, DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa said the Chief of the ...

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Palestine FM: We will raise Palestinian flag over Jerusalem al-Quds

Homa Lezgee  Vienna The Palestinian flag is raised for the first time at the UN headquarters in Vienna. Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki says he’s confident Palestinians will soon celebrate raising the Palestinian flag over their capital Jerusalem al-Quds. He says Israel’s brutal aggression has made a two-state solution ...

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Nigeria’s Hajj tragedy death toll rises to 145

A Nigerian Hajj authority says the number of the country’s pilgrims killed in the deadly crush during Hajj rituals in Mina, Saudi Arabia, has reached 145. Saleh Oknewa from the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria said on Sunday that 165 of Nigerians are still unaccounted for after the deadly human crush. He also told ...

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Police raid Save the Children offices in Nauru

SYDNEY (AFP) – The offices of Save the Children workers helping asylum-seekers on the Pacific island of Nauru have been raided by police, the aid agency said Tuesday, as debate rages in Australia over new whistleblower laws. Asylum-seekers attempting to enter Australia by boat are turned back or sent to ...

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